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by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bowie... Five Years On...Your Favourite Song
Replies: 60
Views: 1130

Re: Bowie... Five Years On...Your Favourite Song

The Radio 6 podcast is brilliant.
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite FA Cup tie
Replies: 108
Views: 1798

Re: Your favourite FA Cup tie

Burnley 1 Liverpool 0.
by AndrewJB
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bielsa
Replies: 46
Views: 3093

Re: Bielsa

superdimitri wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:36 pm
Doesn't quite have the same effect. Even Capello managed to learn some English.
https://showsport.me/football/champions ... ds-5243492
:) No, I meant Dyche speaking English with a Spanish accent, to give us that continental feel!
by AndrewJB
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bielsa
Replies: 46
Views: 3093

Re: Bielsa

superdimitri wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:43 pm
It's all about the translator.
https://youtu.be/U--_8tXE75o

Get some Spanish lessons in Sean and before you know it you'll be branded a cultural phenomenon.
Or just speaking English with a Spanish accent?
by AndrewJB
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well done Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 143
Views: 3038

Re: Well done Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton just has to appear in a Waitrose Christmas ad singing an edited version of Fairytale of New York now, and some people on here will combust with rage.
by AndrewJB
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bands beginning with 'B'
Replies: 120
Views: 2221

Re: Bands beginning with 'B'

expoultryboy wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:02 pm
Blockheads : still touring ( when allowed ) , with Ian's mate " Derek the draw " as the front man . Still got a few of the original lineup and occasionally wilko makes an appearance . Pam's moods .
His son, Baxter Dury. A chip off the old...
by AndrewJB
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Britain Won WW2 (8PM Channel 5)
Replies: 37
Views: 1715

Re: How Britain Won WW2 (8PM Channel 5)

The germans had a different agenda to what the allies had. For Germany they would have “won” so to speak. From my point of view at least, when fighting for peace you don’t win. You stop the enemy. We did that at great cost to civilian lives. Like I said, you don’t win wars when those amounts of peo...
by AndrewJB
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Britain Won WW2 (8PM Channel 5)
Replies: 37
Views: 1715

Re: How Britain Won WW2 (8PM Channel 5)

These things happen. In WW1, civilians were not targeted and the population of Germany believed (correctly) that they had been shafted by the Allies, and perhaps that they shouldn't have surrendered; this led to the combined circumstance of a collapsed economy and the breeding ground for popular su...
by AndrewJB
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Clough appointed Mansfield Town manager
Replies: 26
Views: 1587

Re: Nigel Clough appointed Mansfield Town manager

Your brothers team ? What went wrong Andrew ? I was born in Burnley, and he was born in Mansfield. We moved to Canada when he was still a baby, and he made his decision on which team to support during a brief moment in history when Mansfield were in a division above us. He claims to have no regrets.
by AndrewJB
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Clough appointed Mansfield Town manager
Replies: 26
Views: 1587

Re: Nigel Clough appointed Mansfield Town manager

Mansfield are my brother’s team. He’ll be pleased at this appointment.
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

andrewjb, As well as answering for the anti-semitic attitudes of some of the party members, right? You seem more wrapped up in the party's reluctance/slowness to deal with it than the fact it existed in the first place. Whether the party was full of them or not is really irrelevant... for there to ...
by AndrewJB
Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

Ask yourself, what was the issue that wasn't dealt with quickly enough? Could it be antisemitism Your just making yourself look silly trying to defend the indefensible. The reports of antisemitism were coming from inside the party, not Tory head office, or Fleet St. I’m not defending anything. Mere...
by AndrewJB
Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

By referencing the “right wing press” I was merely quoting the resident corbynistas on here, who repeatedly denied there was an issue, blaming it on a witch hunt by the media. Seems like there was something in it after all.... I don’t think anyone said there was nothing in it, but that it was being...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

dermotdermot wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:34 pm
They won’t form a splinter party. They’ll just try to cling to the Labour Party like the leeches they are.

I see that McCluskey’s on the warpath already.
Let’s play “Leech or Member” - my go first: Kitty Usher?
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

Rowls wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:03 pm
I think Sir Kier’s taken the right response here.

Such a shame the Corbynista zealots can’t see it.
Are people who continue to believe in Boris Johnson, despite his lies, utter failures, and absence of leadership in these dark times also zealots?
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

Yes, I wasn't trying to quote him out of context. My reading is that where he admits that it existed in the party it would be from the odd rogue centrist. I came to the view that he thought that proper lefties, who shared his world view, simply could not be guilty of antisemitism, which is why I qu...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

Majid Nawaz on why Anti-Semitism is by far the worst form of Racism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAje_NjRsX8 A hierarchy of racism. From Majid Nawaz, who on twitter has defended the use of the term “cultural Marxism” - which is deeply anti-Semitic. Racism is bad. It should be opposed wherever a...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

I think the telling words in Corbyn's statement today is where he said that sometimes antisemitism "is voiced by people who think of themselves as on the left". He could never get his head round the fact that people on the left could be antisemitic. In his view, if people had the correct left wing ...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

Yes it gives numbers, bottom of Page 43: "Within the sample of 70 complaint files, we found 23 instances of political interference. This interference happened at various stages of the complaints process and sometimes more than once in a case ." They also found three breaches of the Equality Act Wei...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 865
Views: 30568

Re: Anti semetism

https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/investigation-into-antisemitism-in-the-labour-party.pdf The report in full. It says there were incidences (it gives an exact number in the report) in which Corbyn (or his staff) interfered in cases of alleged anti-Semitism. There’s no more deta...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Your point/claim was most of the soy sauce sold in the UK comes from the EU, which I corrected you on, it's less than half, possibly less than a quarter. You're now backtracking and referring to the tweet from the gov to try and claim you were correct. You weren't, you tried to mislead with the wro...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

So instead of being accurate with your post, you carried on telling falsehoods... “Telling a falsehood...” - I hold my hands up in terms of being incorrect, but I wasn’t attempting to mislead. There is a difference. It doesn’t change the substance of my point - that the vast majority of “Japanese” ...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Just pointing out your error, where you said we get the majority of it from the EU, we don't, we get less than half of it from the EU. It could also be cheaper after the end of the year from one place and more from the EU, something else you failed to mention in your rush to spout more anti-brexit ...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

Andrew, Global Warming is a global issue as you well know, not an American problem, one big issue for decades has been how the UN and the Paris accord were set up and so many lay people are clueless on what is and what is going on. Maybe for all the wrong reasons in one sense but walking away from ...
by AndrewJB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Screenshot_20201028_210855_com.android.chrome.jpg The original government tweet - I think it’s a bit autocratic for governments to tweet like this - referred to Japanese soy sauce. Not Chinese. It’s like chloriniated chicken . They don’t care, as long as they get rich by it. “Drink the water. It’s ...
by AndrewJB
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

The Department for International Trade are trying pretty hard: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ElXWLwTXYAUE_7a?format=jpg&name=900x900 What's missing from the small print there is that they don't mean cheaper than it is at the moment, they mean cheaper than if we left the EU and then dealt with Japan o...
by AndrewJB
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

Vegas, is it your contention that America since the day he took office has been running without a healthcare policy and people are just doing what they want because there is no policy? This is the same answer to every other Governmental department that requires a policy. I can see not being happy w...
by AndrewJB
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 13779

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

What I am finding increasing frustrating is the distrust the public have in the NHS. Doctors and Nurses are being accused of lying and scaremongering by simply stating the numbers of people in ICU. Nurses and Doctors have no axe to grind and would much rather not be dealing with this virus. 940 hea...
by AndrewJB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Channel Stowaways ....
Replies: 14
Views: 883

Re: Channel Stowaways ....

Stowaways are a major problem all over the world. Especially for ships leaving port at night.
by AndrewJB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

The question of “what did she do for Burnley” isn’t about her voting record and whether she followed the party whip or voted in the way her constituents wanted, which isn’t necessarily what she is obligated to do. For example, Birtwistle is always claiming to have secured a lot of inward investment...
by AndrewJB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

I’ll save my empathy for families missing out on a lot more than a Florida holiday Andrew because I am standing on my feet and not my head . If voting against ‘feeding hungry children’ as you dramatically describe it brings about more of the great community spirit I’ve read about in recent times th...
by AndrewJB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

He did not inherit the issues where he decided to change how war would be conducted, he did not decide to finish those wars, he just decided to fight them a different way, I liked Obama but attacking Trump on war and military and saying how good Obama was is just plain rubbish. Obama had an economy...
by AndrewJB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Hi Andrew, take a look at this link: www.icao.int/Security/FAL/PKD/Pages/ePassportBasics.aspx ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization, a specialised agency of the United Nations, is the body that defines passport standards "that are treated as recommendations to national governments," incl...
by AndrewJB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

I've had this conversation with you several times and in some ways you make good points about the press attacks on Corbyn by the MSM but you also know i think you simplay cannot blame them for the fact Labour failed so badly. Now you carry it further and blame social media. I don't know if you have...
by AndrewJB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Andrew you are encouraging people taking out loans to take their kids to Florida instead of saving the money because it’s quicker and the kids might miss out otherwise, Encouraging people to go into debt for such reasons is grossly irresponsible. Will such children be at a disadvantage if they don’...
by AndrewJB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

Just since the cold War?? Vietnam is worth a mention, plus the money they poured into Afghanistan to ensure they could fight back against Russia (ironically this invasion led to Bin Laden joining the Mujahideen and being on the same side of the fight as the USA) I picked the end of the Cold War to ...
by AndrewJB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

U.S. military forces have been at war for all eight years of Obama’s tenure, the first two-term president with that distinction. He launched airstrikes or military raids in at least seven countries: Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Pakistan. Obama slashed the number of U.S. troop...
by AndrewJB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

As per my answer to Sid the USA has had to register as can the UK. What is unclear is what the terms of the registration is but until the UK apply and agree to the terms like the US have done then they cant use the system just like the US didnt used to be able to The question remains, does the gove...
by AndrewJB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Note how apparently its EU law that restricts who can use e-gates, yet we have been letting none EU citizens use them for a while... I don't recall the UK facing punishment for this, can anyone confirm either way? Screenshot_20201024_234613_com.android.chrome.jpg That quote was in the blog I saw. I...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

what_no_pies wrote:
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:56 pm
Thanks for the correction.
It was Reagan who bombed Libya. Several times
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

???? Is there an article about border controls and passports? My question about "Cummings wanting to change" GDPR was because someone said that was what made the EU block UK passport holders from using EU e-gates. If you have a link to the "right" article, I'll be pleased to read it. I’ve looked bu...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Andrew , kids don’t have to go to Florida for a holiday so there is no ‘the clock is ticking’ about it. Such a wet way of looking at this and typical of this entitlement attitude that exists in today’s society caused by the recent and current generation There’s entitlement in every generation. In f...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

I’m surprised about social media as that is normally a medium that’s dominated by Labour. What would you say are Julie Coopers top 3 achievements for Burnley? I don’t live in Burnley, so I can’t speak with first hand experience. When I saw the campaign against her I looked up her voting record, and...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11451

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Well she was useless and as above her behaviour at the count was a disgrace. Useless is such an elastic term. Whenever I asked people I know who called her that what she’d done wrong, I was told (with one exception) that “she haS done nothing for the people of Burnley.” That’s as far as I was able ...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Hi Andrew, there's nothing in the Guardian's article about passports and entry and egress by a UK citizen to the EU, nor the equivalent for EU passport holders passing through UK border controls. What has any proposed changes to UK data protection laws got to do with passports and people travelling...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Is there any positive reason why the EU would like their citizens to be inconvenienced in travel to the UK? I don't see any benefit to the EU in saying that the UK has left so we will make it less convenient for our citizens to visit the UK. There is a good reason for the EU to do this: https://www...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8243

Re: The next American President?

Trumps tax cuts for rich Americans have added to an already large deficit. It’s strange that when governments like this and Johnson’s pile up debt, the rightwing media are strangely silent. But when a party suggests doing things that benefit everyone - like free and fast broadband, funded university...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: End child food poverty
Replies: 117
Views: 2979

Re: End child food poverty

He makes a valid point, that you don’t agree with. He was linking vouchers and how some people use them for other means If you are going to pretend that every voucher is used properly by the recipient then more fool you. He invited Rashford to a school, and that invite was then politicised by a sch...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: End child food poverty
Replies: 117
Views: 2979

Re: End child food poverty

Not everyone but plenty do, it’s the lifestyle choices SOME make, if you’ve got a massive monthly shop & a chest freezer & all the tubs & labels & a marker pen & the latest cookbooks & throw in a microwave Vs the latest iPhone/Samsung model, they’d be no contest regarding the choice with SOME peopl...
by AndrewJB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 18928

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

That's up to the EU. I doubt they are hoping to go through the whole of Brexit without changing any laws. Besides, why wouldn't they change it? If by changing the law so that the UK is to be treated the same as Switzerland at passport control - not a hugely difficult change, I wouldn't have thought...