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Forum: Politics 20-04-2015, 00:27
Replies: 2,276
Views: 80,895
Posted By Middleotroad
I agree with this. Portillo also mentioned the...

I agree with this. Portillo also mentioned the influence of the SNP. Highly likely to get more seats than the Lib Dems. This makes also makes a Labour controlled government more likely than a Tory...
Forum: Politics 20-04-2015, 00:15
Replies: 51
Views: 1,244
Posted By Middleotroad
The Daily Mail trying personal attacks is not...

The Daily Mail trying personal attacks is not quite the same as Cameron and the Tories trying personal attacks. I can't recall the Tories themselves trying to portray Ed as a dork in order to gain...
Forum: Politics 12-03-2015, 23:43
Replies: 3,398
Views: 133,435
Posted By Middleotroad
Surprised how few have noticed this actually:...

Surprised how few have noticed this actually:

Paul Gascoigne says Mirror phone hacking drove him to severe paranoia...
Forum: Music 20-01-2015, 18:37
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By Middleotroad
Buddy Holly - Weezer ...

Buddy Holly - Weezer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kemivUKb4f4)

Doll Parts - Hole (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD9xK9smth4)

Alive - Pearl Jam...
Forum: General Discussion 20-01-2015, 18:24
Replies: 89
Views: 6,541
Posted By Middleotroad
Situations where guy dumps girl, she gains...

Situations where guy dumps girl, she gains fortune, he wants her back don't, as a rule, elicit responses from women like those found on here. Much of the anger seems to stem from the girl having the...
Forum: Politics 20-01-2015, 18:13
Replies: 64
Views: 1,915
Posted By Middleotroad
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/1135...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11357462/James-Blunt-vs-Chris-Bryant-Round-2-privilege-row-rumbles-on.html

James Blunt v Chris Bryant Round 2

James says Chris wants to give people a...
Forum: Politics 14-12-2014, 02:18
Replies: 76
Views: 1,964
Posted By Middleotroad
Do you honestly think she is a racist person?

Do you honestly think she is a racist person?
Forum: Politics 14-12-2014, 02:13
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Middleotroad
Essentially, the bedroom tax won't be incurred...

Essentially, the bedroom tax won't be incurred unless tenants refuse a move to an available...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 10:50
Replies: 76
Views: 1,964
Posted By Middleotroad
As sparkle just said, these are two separate...

As sparkle just said, these are two separate issues. And in suggesting drone attacks are an act of war (in areas where war has not been declared) she didn't condone them.

I think the problem is she...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Middleotroad
Lynne Featherstone fought hard for gay rights at...

Lynne Featherstone fought hard for gay rights at home and abroad. Lots more people now have a pension because of Steve Webb. Asylum seeking families are not held in detention centres like Yarl's Wood...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 08:33
Replies: 76
Views: 1,964
Posted By Middleotroad
Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention to this...

Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention to this exchange, but my reading of it was: Torture is justified in that it can extract information that will save lives. Drones are also sometimes used to...
Forum: Politics 12-12-2014, 14:52
Replies: 76
Views: 1,964
Posted By Middleotroad
I think she's great. I love her double act with...

I think she's great. I love her double act with Portillo on This Week, I wish it were those two on every week, like it used to be.

She puts on an act on that programme, but it's an entertaining one....
Forum: Politics 12-12-2014, 14:35
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Middleotroad
Doubt UKIP would go in with the Tories, Farage...

Doubt UKIP would go in with the Tories, Farage said something along those lines recently. Tories are an extremely toxic brand - if UKIP don't learn from Libs' mistake they can say goodbye to a lot of...
Forum: Politics 12-12-2014, 13:55
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Middleotroad
Lib Dem policy helps poor pupils achievement gap narrow 6% in two years

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/dec/11/primary-school-pupils-poorest-backgrounds-best-results




http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-30413263

That's the pupil premium (introduced in 2011)...
Forum: Politics 28-11-2014, 10:13
Replies: 366
Views: 10,833
Posted By Middleotroad
Another really quick look came up with: ...We...

Another really quick look came up with:

...We hate the poor. Only selfish bastards would vote for us

Shocking scenes of greed - but even more of desperation - during #BlackFriday sales. Police...
Forum: Politics 28-11-2014, 00:15
Replies: 366
Views: 10,833
Posted By Middleotroad
Had a quick look at some education...

Had a quick look at some education #CameronMustGo's. Found stuff such as:

...because his multi 000 education taught him he was better than me But my secondary modern taught me I was different to...
Forum: Politics 26-11-2014, 16:07
Replies: 97
Views: 3,051
Posted By Middleotroad
Plenty of people describe themselves as Lefties....

Plenty of people describe themselves as Lefties. Leftie isn't a pejorative word, but is often combined with other descriptions to create put downs. For instance, someone on here recently suggested...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2014, 15:17
Replies: 130
Views: 4,438
Posted By Middleotroad
A simple twitter search will reveal the type of...

A simple twitter search will reveal the type of people who are supporting the petition - who agrees with the idea, who thinks it's acceptable and those who are opposed to it. You could use Klass...
Forum: Politics 20-11-2014, 23:19
Replies: 633
Views: 16,766
Posted By Middleotroad
The point is, does Emily Thornberry's tweet...

The point is, does Emily Thornberry's tweet suggest she thinks most people who have flags plastered in that way are racist (or are something to be mocked in conjunction with a white van)? Because the...
Forum: Politics 20-11-2014, 22:56
Replies: 633
Views: 16,766
Posted By Middleotroad
This sort of innuendo? In a by election in a...

This sort of innuendo?

In a by election in a town once part of a strong Labour constituency, Labour are now almost certain to come a distant third. And UKIP, who are busy trying to poach working...
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2014, 15:45
Replies: 83
Views: 3,883
Posted By Middleotroad
(BIB) Neither is Roy nor his fans AFAICS I've...

(BIB) Neither is Roy nor his fans AFAICS



I've not seen much of either of them, but I would say there's a definite difference between them in their appeal. Can't define it very well, (it's to do...
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2014, 15:24
Replies: 83
Views: 3,883
Posted By Middleotroad
Can a fan of Roy Chubby Brown's humour explain...

Can a fan of Roy Chubby Brown's humour explain why they find it so funny? I find it baffling.



Can't see much connection with Derek and Clive, but I get Chubby's audience seem to find something...
Forum: Politics 24-09-2014, 17:36
Replies: 42
Views: 1,048
Posted By Middleotroad
We all do. Much of the electorate does, anyway....

We all do. Much of the electorate does, anyway. Harman could soon be laughing out the other side of her face if the Scottish electorate do what they are showing signs of, and desert the Labour party...
Forum: Politics 24-09-2014, 17:30
Replies: 42
Views: 1,048
Posted By Middleotroad
The Lib Dem vote was decimated within a few weeks...

The Lib Dem vote was decimated within a few weeks of forming the coalition with the Tories. Support leaked away still further over the course of the last four years, but the tuition fees fiasco...
Forum: General Discussion 24-09-2014, 11:04
Replies: 152
Views: 6,108
Posted By Middleotroad
I would defend the right of Welsh speakers to...

I would defend the right of Welsh speakers to speak their language in any country. Otherwise we're heading into Nigel Farage-only-English-should-be-spoken-on-trains territory.



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