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Forum: Politics & Govt Today, 10:25 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
How is he a dictator? He was democratically...

How is he a dictator?

He was democratically elected and could be removed in four years if that is the will of the people.

As for bias, everyone is biased, even you: you are biased against Boris...
Forum: Brexit Forum Today, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By JBR
You know, in a way I feel sorry for the EU. ...

You know, in a way I feel sorry for the EU.

They thought they'd conquered us, in a peaceful sort of way.
After a thousand years of attempts, they thought they'd finally achieved something that...
Forum: Brexit Forum Today, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By JBR
I'm ambivalent as to whether we have a FTA. I'd...

I'm ambivalent as to whether we have a FTA. I'd be just as happy to trade under WTO rules.

I want complete independence from them without them having any continuing control over us.

I should...
Forum: Brexit Forum Today, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By JBR
Not acceptable, in my opinion. The trade...

Not acceptable, in my opinion.

The trade agreement is meaningless on its own. Tariff-free trade benefits them far more than us because we buy far more from them than they buy from us.
For them...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By JBR
It's true what some have said. I read the...

It's true what some have said.
I read the Express when I look for encouragement about Brexit.
I read the Telegraph when I look for the facts. (No, I don't pay for it; there are ways and means!)...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 68,497
Posted By JBR
Yes. Brilliant, and even more so by the...

Yes. Brilliant, and even more so by the inclusion of Trump!

I copied it for future use, though I wonder how Boris's apparent humanity will be received by some!
Forum: Home & DIY Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 41,476
Posted By JBR
I agree. This is the best site on t'internet. ...

I agree. This is the best site on t'internet. Especially designed for us old farts, of course.
Forum: Politics & Govt Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
The more I hear, the more confidence I have in...

The more I hear, the more confidence I have in Boris.

I also hear a lot of criticism in the press and assurances that he is going to back down and give in to the EU's demands.

I'm still happy...
Forum: Home & DIY Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 41,476
Posted By JBR
Facebook is OK if you stick to known groups and...

Facebook is OK if you stick to known groups and friends/relatives.
Having said that, it can be clunky and over-moderated.
Forum: Politics & Govt Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
:023:

:023:
Forum: Politics & Govt Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
I hope so. Billions have already been wasted on...

I hope so. Billions have already been wasted on it and many people kicked out of their homes. A disgusting waste of money and unnecessary disruption to people's lives.

As for renationalisation...
Forum: Home & DIY Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 41,476
Posted By JBR
It wasn't me!

It wasn't me!
Forum: Home & DIY Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 41,476
Posted By JBR
I think my sister may have fallen for that. ...

I think my sister may have fallen for that.

I say so because now and again I keep receiving an email from her which, in my opinion, is patently not from her: wrong details, etc.
I just delete...
Forum: Politics & Govt 22-11-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
It will be interesting next year to look back at...

It will be interesting next year to look back at all of these prophesies of doom assuring us that Boris will suffer.

We shall see.

An optimistic outlook would see us leaving the EU and trading...
Forum: Politics & Govt 22-11-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
Of course you would!

Of course you would!
Forum: Politics & Govt 22-11-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
I wouldn't like it, no, but if the majority of...

I wouldn't like it, no, but if the majority of the electorate chose to vote for them then democracy would have been maintained.

Those same people would very soon realise their mistake and,...
Forum: TV & Film 22-11-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 123,933
Posted By JBR
Could be. I haven't seen them for weeks!

Could be. I haven't seen them for weeks!
Forum: Politics & Govt 22-11-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
I'm glad to hear it. If she were to be...

I'm glad to hear it.

If she were to be sacked and presumably replaced by a weaker minister who would allow his/her civil servants to effectively run the show, we would have lost an element of...
Forum: Politics & Govt 22-11-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
So do I. :023:

So do I. :023:
Forum: TV & Film 22-11-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 123,933
Posted By JBR
Yes, I agree. Maureen Lipman brought a much...

Yes, I agree.
Maureen Lipman brought a much needed professional actress to the dross which Queer Street has become. One or two older members of the cast have also disappeared, reducing the...
Forum: General Chat 22-11-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 736
Posted By JBR
Yes, I remember those! We used to call them...

Yes, I remember those!
We used to call them m**g chariots and other such offensive names. Not a word I'd use now, of course.
Forum: General Chat 22-11-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 736
Posted By JBR
And when future governments realise the...

And when future governments realise the nonsensical approach of their predecessors, they can restore the gas supply! :lol:
Forum: General Chat 21-11-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 736
Posted By JBR
:023: Personally, I'd prefer to see a...

:023:

Personally, I'd prefer to see a moderate use of coal-fired electricity generation here in the same way that Germany does it.

In the longer term, though, I see the future as nuclear....
Forum: Car Forum 21-11-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 532
Posted By JBR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEjTwsfqHOY&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEjTwsfqHOY&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR3UPfi0BBcht-7MG27O_j9TjyktwswueLKcG5z6gMpLTi9WrcFzXjSTqbw&ab_channel=TopGear
Forum: Politics & Govt 21-11-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 3,812
Posted By JBR
They do sound like wimps, these civil servants! ...

They do sound like wimps, these civil servants!
I wonder if the ones who are married are the traditional hen pecked husbands. :lol::lol::lol:
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