- 09 Jun 2005 12:25
Thought Id start this one going because its rather dead on this board at the moment and I suppose all my usual muckers are either at the Stella tennis event watching Dim Tim (lose again) or at Henly Regatta eating cucumber sandwiches (they wish,...NOT).
Anyway please feel free to just talk to yourself blast away and let it go on any company or subject you wish. Just wish Id thought of this one before.
- 14 Jun 2012 15:32
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I don't mind tolerating a News Paper owner with a porous memory, but having a Prime Minister with Alzheimer's disease is going to far!
- 14 Jun 2012 16:01
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Nice to hide a program on BBC4 re The Falklands anniversary, probably too anti PC for BBC 1 or 2, still I suppose its better than nothing.
Now, transport yourself forward another 30 years.
Programs across the board, re 30 years today 'Leveson Enquiry results', 'Gay marriage between 3 or more people is legalised', EU representatives meet in Brussels to discus saving the Euro, the 2 British Aircraft Carriers near completion, cost estimates now £1,000,000,000,000,000,000 and the big one, A Panorama special on 'Why is Abu Quatarda' still in the UK.
Teresa May, adviser to the Home Secretary states from her care home, " We have every confidence, in our ability to deport him".
You have to laugh or you'd cry.
- 15 Jun 2012 09:11
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cameron as alzheimers.
and he is running the country that is why we are going down the pan .
leveson inquiry let him off a white wash what a waste of money but thet are making millions out of tax payers , but we are all in it together
- 15 Jun 2012 09:54
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Tanker, Are you medic?
I think we all have Alzheimer, the level is different depending who you compare it to!
- 15 Jun 2012 11:01
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I think this country at the moment is led by a bunch of mindless lemmings and which is dragging part of the country over the cliff with them.
In 2010 George and Dave promised their adherents that they could walk on water and strutted out their wares and promised miracles leading to a promise land.
However the bubble is bursting and they have proved that they are not up to the jobs and should resign.
They persistent U-turns and indecisions and attempts to grab positive headlines has destroyed public and business confidence and led to further market contractions.
Like lemmings they jump before looking and thinking.
The belated financial support for bank lending is an improvement, but earlier spending money on infrastructure development would in the longer term more advantageous.
This would provide an overall lift to the internal market, even though both will lead to a gradual but temporary devaluation.
(Where has the outcry gone about bailing out the banks.)
I think many Europeans are getting fed up with the Cameron and Osborne bleating at the Euro-zone to do something, i.e. increase European debt to bail out the sinking UK economy, when at the same time are trying to avoid any of its responsibilities for the functioning of the Euro-zone. This attitude is backfiring and may lead to increasing future problems. If the Euro-zone reforms politically and fiscally, which is to be expected, Britain, due to being thought by many Europeans to be a thorn in their backsides, who may reject future policies, even if they are “sensible”, in retaliation for some of the present governments self centred posturing.
Also the UK is now in recession due to actions of the failing current government, while the major players in the Euro-zone GDPs are still positive.
Latest financial figures show British trading deficit increases.
“Debt crisis: UK trade deficit widens as exports suffer
Britain's goods trade deficit unexpectedly widened in April as exports to countries outside the European Union fell sharply while imports dipped less, official data showed on Friday.”
- 15 Jun 2012 11:04
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"I think we all have Alzheimer, the level is different depending who you compare it to!"
Or perhaps, as seen by rambling Dave, when he need the disorder.
- 15 Jun 2012 11:41
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That's Right let's all joke about Alzheimer's
- 15 Jun 2012 11:58
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Just forget about it!
- 15 Jun 2012 12:00
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the women arrested in pakistan why have they not arrested the two men .
then hang the three together or is it OK in pakistan for just women to be hanged
hang them all.
- 15 Jun 2012 12:01
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we do not want thhem back here. parasites and scum
- 15 Jun 2012 12:17
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Are you any better?
- 15 Jun 2012 12:21
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Ed Balls memory sems to fade when it comes to the extent that he support the mad Brown.
- 15 Jun 2012 12:45
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fred honest asthe day I was born .if it is mine I do not touch it. I do not like druggies
and hate dealers even more hang them all and rid the world of these evil people
- 15 Jun 2012 15:50
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gold to lose its sparkle .it is going to fall big time
- 15 Jun 2012 16:32
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Must have been an immaculate delivery!
- 15 Jun 2012 16:55
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The best blame game I ever heard was this one.
A mother of a youth being sentenced for his umpteenth burglary said this to a Crown Court Judge when the youths criminal record had been read out.
The only reason my son has a criminal record, is because the police keep locking him up.
I remember that even the Judge could not stop himself laughing.
The troubling thing was, the woman was being serious and couldn't see what was so funny.
Actually I suppose she was right.
- 16 Jun 2012 14:06
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Why after being locked up for the umpteenth time was he still offending?
- 16 Jun 2012 14:17
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Have to say : isn't "The Shard" a magnificent building ?......looks fabulous.....a few more like that would grace the london skyline.....perhaps one day a fixed link between the UK and Northern Ireland will be on the agenda with a fast rail lin London to Dublin via this link.....also for the future how about the winter olympics being awarded to Edinburgh....with a little help from our Norwegian friends for the ski-jumps and a few other events....most of them could be held in Scotland in january-february.....also....a fixed link from Wales to Southern Eire....and I don't see why not ?.....check out the proposed link from Japan to South Korea and to China !.....think big...longterm.....
- 16 Jun 2012 15:47
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Reading here about different opinions of each party. No-one seems to understand. It doesn't matter who is in power, the country is broke.
The current government at least is trying hard to cut down the unsustainable spending, but guess what? No-one sat at home on benefits likes it. Labour stand up and say we are worse off under a conservative government and yet Blair and Brown jointly crippled us over the past ten years.
Instead of reducing Britains debt whilst the going was good, they spent more and more... benefits for everyone, hey, come to Britain, we will give you a house and enough to live on...
Its inbred in the vast majority of the population. Why should i work for 50 hours a week and be worse off than her next door with two kids, who does naff all and yet still has enough for sky TV, decent furniture and can afford a night out or two a week down town?
The point is, no government can win, cos the average joe doesn't understand the state of the economy. Introduce austerity and you'll not last more than a term. Just keep printing guys, that's how we got in this mess in the first place, but we are now well past the point of no return...
Britain is running out of credit cards. Inflation is the only answer. Wait until interest rates start rising, but without wages and the job situation improving to match. Nice to have a £120/150/200k mortgage then... The real problems haven't even begun yet.
You could earn £500 a week as a builder 20 years ago and buy a house for £40k. Earnings haven't changed but that same house is £150k+ now. The difference? Lower interest rates. Nice, providing interest rates stay low, but with printing presses working overtime, whats the end game?