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Re: Hey limeys

Post by 101Walterton » 12 Sep 2019, 6:33am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 6:15pm
101Walterton wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 6:06pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 3:40pm
101Walterton wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 3:22pm
Can someone tell me in a nutshell what Boris has done now?
I’m out if the loop.
Scottish Court of Appeal overruled the earlier court decision and declared that the prorogation was pursued under false pretences, and is therefore unlawful. It'll be going to the UK Supreme Court now, but if it's upheld there, it'll mean that he officially misled the sovereign with his advice to prorogue.
What did he tell Lizzy?
As far as I know, the usual explanation for proroguing a parliament—that the government needed an opportunity to reset things and offer a new legislative plan via a Crown speech in late October. As opposed to what he was really doing—shutting out parliament to let the clock run out to force thru a no-deal Brexit. The comparisons with Charles I proroguing parliament in 162whatever and ruling for a decade without calling it back aren't that out of place.
Thank you that saved me a lot of newspaper time!!

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Silent Majority » 12 Sep 2019, 7:21am

Marky Dread wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 2:32pm
I'll post this just because...
... What is this.
There's a lot of wreckage in the ravine

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Marky Dread » 12 Sep 2019, 8:08am

Silent Majority wrote:
12 Sep 2019, 7:21am
Marky Dread wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 2:32pm
I'll post this just because...
... What is this.
You can't see the image I posted?
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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Silent Majority » 12 Sep 2019, 10:12am

Marky Dread wrote:
12 Sep 2019, 8:08am
Silent Majority wrote:
12 Sep 2019, 7:21am
Marky Dread wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 2:32pm
I'll post this just because...
... What is this.
You can't see the image I posted?
Thanks, I hate it.
There's a lot of wreckage in the ravine

www.pexlives.libsyn.com/

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Marky Dread » 12 Sep 2019, 12:35pm

Silent Majority wrote:
12 Sep 2019, 10:12am
Marky Dread wrote:
12 Sep 2019, 8:08am
Silent Majority wrote:
12 Sep 2019, 7:21am
Marky Dread wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 2:32pm
I'll post this just because...
... What is this.
You can't see the image I posted?
Thanks, I hate it.
It's always a pleasure.
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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Marky Dread » 16 Sep 2019, 7:44am

Love these.
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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Dr. Medulla » 24 Sep 2019, 6:30am

:lol: Boris …
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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Marky Dread » 24 Sep 2019, 6:40am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 6:30am
:lol: Boris …
Boris snoris.

See you at traitors gate sucker!
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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Heston » 24 Sep 2019, 7:05am

Orf with his head!
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Marky Dread » 24 Sep 2019, 8:39am

It's lonely at the top.
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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Dr. Medulla » 24 Sep 2019, 8:57am

Not that a dolt like him considers historical reputation, but it's nice that Boris will go down as the PM who lost his majority while he was speaking in Parliament and lost every vote. And perhaps eviscerated the Tory party electorally in the process.

(Hmm, maybe he's a secret Corbynite plant.)
Poonty, boloques, juffmunch, carpoo, snazellfonks.

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Silent Majority » 24 Sep 2019, 10:14am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 8:57am
Not that a dolt like him considers historical reputation, but it's nice that Boris will go down as the PM who lost his majority while he was speaking in Parliament and lost every vote. And perhaps eviscerated the Tory party electorally in the process.

(Hmm, maybe he's a secret Corbynite plant.)
He's definitely brought the UKIP / Brexit Party members back into their old home in the Tories. That's a strong electoral coalition tbf.
There's a lot of wreckage in the ravine

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Dr. Medulla » 24 Sep 2019, 10:25am

Silent Majority wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 10:14am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 8:57am
Not that a dolt like him considers historical reputation, but it's nice that Boris will go down as the PM who lost his majority while he was speaking in Parliament and lost every vote. And perhaps eviscerated the Tory party electorally in the process.

(Hmm, maybe he's a secret Corbynite plant.)
He's definitely brought the UKIP / Brexit Party members back into their old home in the Tories. That's a strong electoral coalition tbf.
Really? My understanding of things is that there's a notable split there that threatens to gut both in a first past the post system.
Poonty, boloques, juffmunch, carpoo, snazellfonks.

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Low Down Low » 24 Sep 2019, 10:36am

Not sure anything substantial has actually changed today in terms of election numbers or procedures. Equation for bojo is straightforward - avoid being impeached, voted out, arrested, not delivering brexit by 31 Oct and he marginalises Farage and gets back in government. Probably. Fail in any of these things and he's either already toast or soon will be when Farage stands a brexit party candidate in bojo's own constituency. Doing an election pact with Farage is both problematic and humiliating, but what other choice would he have?

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Re: Hey limeys

Post by Marky Dread » 24 Sep 2019, 12:35pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 8:57am
Not that a dolt like him considers historical reputation, but it's nice that Boris will go down as the PM who lost his majority while he was speaking in Parliament and lost every vote. And perhaps eviscerated the Tory party electorally in the process.

(Hmm, maybe he's a secret Corbynite plant.)
Yeah he's a plant all right.
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