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    Yesterday, 18:04
    Whodathunk, raising taxes pays for stuff. Like fixing leaky school buildings, for example. Revealed: one in five school buildings in England...
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    Yesterday, 16:00
    No, all we’ve agreed is that you can’t keep a coherent argument, and that you can’t provide any substance to what little argument you might have. ...
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    Yesterday, 13:18
    QED. If Labour aren’t in it, then they haven’t ****ed it up. Your words....
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    Yesterday, 13:06
    Given that there have been more recessions under Conservative leadership than Labour over the past 100 years, and given that the Conservatives have...
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    7th December 2019, 13:27
    meridian replied to a thread "Fact Check" in Brexit
    You continue to outdo yourself in your cretinism. It say “per year”. You even quoted it.
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    5th December 2019, 23:09
    This one is that one’s brother; that one is a friend with the other one. They’re all doing something that’s sort of like the other thing, but not...
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    4th December 2019, 10:08
    meridian replied to a thread Aviva in Business / Contracts
    ClientCo (FTSE100) has also made a deliberate decision to remove all U.K. based contractors and increase the headcount of TCS and ITCInfotech. A...
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    4th December 2019, 07:20
    Believing McDonnell puts people at the top of the gullibility league, but you can trust Johnson.... If that’s what you think, then nothing anyone...
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    3rd December 2019, 22:19
    McDonnell is more recently on record saying that he is a socialist. No doubt you’ll interpret that as you wish. Iain Dale pushes John McDonnell on...
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    3rd December 2019, 13:26
    meridian replied to a thread Telegraph 2/12 in IR35 Reform
    Confirming that HMT and HMRC do not make the laws, they are just better lobbyists, and that the solution lies with politicians.
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    3rd December 2019, 13:08
    meridian replied to a thread Telegraph 2/12 in IR35 Reform
    There’s no question to beg, he’s pulling your chain. HMRC can only operate within the law that has been set. They don’t create laws themselves. ...
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    3rd December 2019, 08:35
    Parliament has. That’s what a representative parliamentary system does. What you think you’re describing as “democracy” is in fact ochlocracy.
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    1st December 2019, 13:40
    meridian replied to a thread London Bridge in General
    Conservatives have presided over a cut of 20k in police numbers, 300 court closures, an increase in suicides in prisons, a deliberately “hostile...
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    30th November 2019, 13:06
    Should make no difference. Unless you’re in your 40’s and looking to be adopted.
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    30th November 2019, 12:47
    meridian replied to a thread London Bridge in General
    The offender had a fake suicide vest, but they weren’t to know that. Charging in with a couple of fire extinguishers and a narwhal tooth. Balls of...
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    30th November 2019, 12:17
    meridian replied to a thread London Bridge in General
    What’s your solution? Lock everyone up for life, no parole? Capital punishment? Although the situation yesterday is unwanted by anyone, remember...
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    30th November 2019, 10:19
    meridian replied to a thread London Bridge in General
    “One hero was a jailed murderer on day release” should cause a cognitive breakdown for some on here...
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    28th November 2019, 15:34
    “Never”? That depends only if you have a narrow definition of “left wing socialism” that suits failed states like Venezuela, Cuba, etc. Try a...
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    28th November 2019, 13:46
    More whataboutery. The question wasn’t whether socialism works or fails. Or about Venezuela, or Cuba, or Hong Kong. The question was when the...
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    28th November 2019, 13:17
    meridian replied to a thread Why I'll be voting Tory in Brexit
    FTFY.
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    28th November 2019, 13:15
    Whataboutery. Why are you comparing current poverty in the U.K. (a first-world country, number 6 economy) to Venezuela and historical Eastern...
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    28th November 2019, 09:35
    meridian replied to a thread Why I'll be voting Tory in Brexit
    It’s cute the way you say “in a block”, as if the US would give the U.K. anywhere near the same level of fairness as the EU. The EU is a...
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    28th November 2019, 08:00
    meridian replied to a thread Why I'll be voting Tory in Brexit
    There is another solution, but you might not like it...
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    27th November 2019, 11:49
    Let me know when the “trickle-down” from Tory policies of the past decade start.
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    27th November 2019, 11:29
    Their plans aren’t meant to make me better off. They’re meant to make the people that frequent the food bank opposite my house better off. HTH.
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    27th November 2019, 11:23
    So you would prefer all contractors to be forced into IR35 and removing our ways of working, over a relatively small number of contractors that might...
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    27th November 2019, 10:04
    President of the Council, not the EU. “Resist” is an odd choice of your words (not his) - in any healthy democracy, having debates about the...
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    27th November 2019, 09:47
    meridian replied to a thread Why I'll be voting Tory in Brexit
    Your own link says “Throughout the mid-1970s, especially 1974 and 1975, the British economy was troubled by high rates of inflation. To tackle this,...
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    25th November 2019, 12:12
    The only way that a PM can “fight” to keep the Union is to provide political support to the regions (I’m assuming that sending tanks in to Edinburgh...
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    25th November 2019, 09:17
    Is that a rational argument? His views on whether Ireland should be united or not is largely irrelevant - the only views that count in that regard...
    44 replies | 1279 view(s)
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