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by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 27 January 1945 - Liberation of Auschwitz
Replies: 25
Views: 627

Re: 27 January 1945 - Liberation of Auschwitz

A film on BBC iPlayer, called Son of Saul, very much gets across the reality of a nazi death camp. Hard watching, but a brilliant film.
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Disagree with Andrew, and you are reading the wrong newspaper.... even if you don’t read a newspaper. Are Labour REALLY going for Rebecca? That would seem a little “odd” after the way the party were rejected at the ballot box recently. (Didn’t read that in the paper, it really happened didn’t it?) ...
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Momentum should stop infesting the labour party and show their true Socialist Worker Party colours then labour can become again a centrist party a broad church where everyone can feel at home. I fear with the favoured candidates getting the leadership and deputy leadership labour will all but vanis...
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lifestyle advice
Replies: 103
Views: 2412

Re: Lifestyle advice

Swim. Go every weekday, and walk or cycle to and from. Learn some basic meditation techniques (emptying your mind of all thoughts), and practice this while you swim. Don’t ogle women there, as they’ll come to you once your muscles and air of zen calm take shape.
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21595
Views: 593964

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Why!? Cos you're a pessimism riddled remoaner, that, let's be honest will , seek out any chink of negativity in good, brexit related, news. As the above post proves. Now I know you've a positivity phobia , but following the great prediction from the IMF about our post brexit economic fortunes. I've...
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laurence Fox
Replies: 91
Views: 4491

Re: Laurence Fox

That, I think, is the crux of your problem. Why do you think that we should be split into "normal" and "other"? People are just people, regardless of skin colour. "Normal" has a much wider range than you are giving it. I know there are a lot of people who want to perpetuate the differences between ...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21595
Views: 593964

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I know you wont welcome good news, so before you go running to the nearest london based Remoaner self help group on blocking out positivity, It's only a prediction. Ok!, just a prediction! But yesterday the IMF forecast that the UK economy is set to outperform the German, French and eurozone as a w...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21595
Views: 593964

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I would have thought a hardcore labour man like yourself would be delighted that we are going to curb low skilled migration. The benefits are obvious to a man of your political ilk, protect the british workers jobs and no suppression of wages. Let’s be honest why would a company employ John who is ...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21595
Views: 593964

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You seem to be having trouble understanding tense! :lol: I understand why you voted Remain now! At least you've accepted you lost and we're leaving. But stop sounding so pessimistic. The futures bright.! If I'd have invented the plane, you'd be the one trying to invent the parachute! Keep us update...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Skyscanner
Replies: 29
Views: 1477

Re: Skyscanner

Vegas Claret wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:37 pm
you are all welcome :)

https://www.secretflying.com/
Not sure if they still have them, but back in the 90s there were bucket deals at big airports, New York to London for $50. You’d have to be ready to leave at a moments notice. :)
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Skyscanner
Replies: 29
Views: 1477

Re: Skyscanner

For long haul flights with connections I wouldn't bother with Skyscanner. If you want the peace of mind I'd go to a specialist travel agents like trailfinders or flightcentre. They'll sit down with you and discuss the best options and you'll know exactly what you're booking. That's what I did when ...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Skyscanner
Replies: 29
Views: 1477

Re: Skyscanner

Always check the airlines own website for prices as well as the likes of skyscanner. Always put your internet search incognito as flights go up the more traffic looks at them flights and the more your IP address looks the more likely you are to buy. My partner works for a specialist travel agent an...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

What is the point of quoting me without reading a single word that I wrote? Even worse, making stuff up? Can you point me to the words "fruits of capitalism"? Can you point me to anywhere where I identified what caused these reductions in poverty? I will try and make this very, very simple . You sa...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

What's the alternative? I think what you are saying is that if it is possible to produce a newspaper that is in accordance with their own viewpoint and putting across their own point of view, then the press isn't free. Except clearly that would be a crashingly stupid thing to say, so I presume that...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21595
Views: 593964

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

RingoMcCartney wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:50 pm
It'll soon be the 31st !!

Reasons to be cheerful!
Have you contributed to the bong for Brexit campaign?
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Our press is free, it doesn't mean that it doesn't show political bias. An unfree press is one controlled by governments, and considering the **** our press throw at all politicians it certainly isnt controlled. As for the rest of your rubbish, this is 2020. We have machines that fly through the ai...
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Do you actually believe that there was no reduction in poverty between 1832 and 1910? You've never heard of the Factory Acts? the Abolition of Slavery Act? the repeal of the Corn Laws? the Public Health acts? the Food and Drugs Acts, the Mines Regulation and Inspection Acts, the Sanitary Act, the s...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

They don’t. But neither do millionaires work harder than anyone earning £8ph. I’m getting drawn in to a pointless argument here again, because it’s never going to happen :lol: :lol: but the issue with capping wealth (particularly at the levels being discussed here), is it would lead to MASSIVE curr...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about, have you ? A wealth ceiling of £15m, for a private owner of a very successful Airline or Internet provider? If the Airline goes public, Beardy Branson gives away all his wealth over and above £15m to his employees ? Your ideas would kill at sou...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

I think the problem is that while you personally would vote for everyone to be poor, the rest of the poor would not agree with you. Poor people, by and large, vote to be rich. If you want a society where everyone is poor and it is illegal to become rich, you need to discard democracy. Let's go back...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

I would definitely disagree there. If Virgin Atlantic, say, had not been allowed to function, then would the void have been filled by lots of little one-man-band airlines with a single plane each, or would a foreign company have filled the breach with foreign employees? There would still be room fo...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

So, if there were no people with personal wealth above £15m, you’d be happy? Your ideology is based on capping wealth to prevent those people becoming powerful/corrupt? Yes - as a primary reason. I'd rather live poor in a democracy, than be wealthy in a dictatorship (to give you an example - though...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

All right, let me put it this way. If Richard Branson had known from the outset that once his company had 10, or even 100 employees, he would be taxed 100% on all future income and capital growth and never be allowed to profit from making it grow - how many employees would Virgin have now? Branson ...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Do agree £15m is a huge amount of money. So does this limit you’re proposing apply to cash in the bank or assets? Or both? £15M is a colossal sum of money, and I'd be interested in hearing the moral argument of why someone needs more than that. When you consider wealth measured in the hundreds of m...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

So if someone builds a business with say 10 employees that is worth £15m, then he must ensure that his company does not grow any further and that above all he must not take on any new employees? And if he or she gets married and the spouse has a business, then that spouse must shut it down (not sel...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .
Replies: 75
Views: 2526

Re: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .

And of course we, the UK, were at the very instigation of the current Middle East set up post WW1, and the major issue at that time and since has been oil. With global warming and the move to use less fossil fuels these countries, even the whole region, will not receive so much money and will be le...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Why is it weak? You appear to be saying that if we tax billionaires too much, they'll leave - so that something is better than nothing, For me this is an excellent argument for not having billionaires at all (taxing them completely out of existence). A million pounds would get me an income of fifty...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

This is what the Labour Party/socialists just don’t get. Those that earn more, tend to be the most highly skilled. The highly-skilled can go and work anywhere in the world. And they would. If they can, the “billionaires”, with property all over the world, certainly can. There will always be another...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

The country needs the rich. 30% of all income tax is generated from the top 1% of income tax payers (it's worth you noting that this has increased from 24% over the last decade or so). You do seem to raise contradictory points. You want a much bigger state and significantly higher public spending, ...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Birthday C.T
Replies: 28
Views: 1076

Re: Happy Birthday C.T

Happy Birthday!
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6585

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

Sproggy wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:47 am
Indeed it will. Yet if you look at pretty much any other professional football club in the world, 90% of their benches will be less valuable.
We only play the teams in our league.
by AndrewJB
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .
Replies: 75
Views: 2526

Re: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .

The plane from was clearly shot down by the inept Iranian military Trump made the right decision killing the general and bringing out the Iranian rabble. Iran has been interfering in the affairs of Middle Eastern countries and deserved their wings clipping and long may it continue Lets hope Trump g...
by AndrewJB
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .
Replies: 75
Views: 2526

Re: Iran accused of shooting ukranian plane down .

This might give some idea of the sort of conditions the Iranian missile crew had to deal with: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/31791/lets-talk-about-how-iran-could-have-shot-down-a-737-full-of-innocent-people That's an interesting article, and similar to a documentary on BBC iPlayer which loo...
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

In the last 3 years of the Labour government's budgets, which includes 2010-11 because that budget was set by Labour, the government borrowed £389 billion. Maybe that level of continued borrowing would have generated vast profits; who knows. Though I don't see how spending 15-20% more than your inc...
by AndrewJB
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

claretandy wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:18 pm
Keep smoking the crack.
Keep believing the propaganda, and enjoy Johnson's brexit Britain.
by AndrewJB
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

Austerity was a legacy of Labour’s last period in office. Remember the ‘there’s no money left’ note left by the outgoing Labour mob? PFI is also draining the budget and that, again, was the fault of Labour. We can argue the toss but it is largely accepted that Labour are cr4p at managing the econom...
by AndrewJB
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

And it always ends up so well under Labour. The Tories usually spend most of their tenure sorting out Labour’s mess, just in time to get hoofed and let Labour in to screw it all up again. Of course the left wing press has no influence on the electorate. That's just the Daily Mail again. Had the rol...
by AndrewJB
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No longer tabboo but have you seen anyone in it?
Replies: 43
Views: 2719

Re: No longer tabboo but have you seen anyone in it?

Maybe Fetish is a better word than Taboo, it is most definitely not main stream fashion and has always been looked upon as part of fetish & sex scene I believe, used often to shock, particularly pop videos. It is much like Thigh Boots although no where near as common in the public spaces. The fact ...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Going on the Turf - 1920
Replies: 56
Views: 2556

Re: Going on the Turf - 1920

Sam Hanna - my old woodwork teacher and not the most pleasant of men, but he was very much into his cine photography. I liked this because it puts meat on the bone in respect to history. I don't know Hanna, and I'm sure there are people who have more positive recollections, but adding a little more...
by AndrewJB
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No longer tabboo but have you seen anyone in it?
Replies: 43
Views: 2719

Re: No longer tabboo but have you seen anyone in it?

Has latex ever been taboo? Women I knew that wore it did so only as a means of enhancing theIr appearance.
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:42 am
Had Labour got in nothing would have happened either as good old Jezza would probably have been in Iran representing the country at another tossers funeral
Is that what the Sun told you to think?
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

24 days since the election, including the Christmas break, and you're criticising the government because they haven't yet provided fast broadband to all parts of the country? I presume that if Labour had won we would be already getting our free broadband and with refunds in the bank for those who h...
by AndrewJB
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

What are the facts? The only thing definite is the USA took this guy out. Half the world looked on him as a hero, the other half as a terrorist. He does appear to have been instrumental in propping up Assad in Syria, who is a despot. The problem with the Muslim world is too many of them hate other ...
by AndrewJB
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

I applaud your ability to flog a dead horse. Such observations as ‘the manifesto was superb’ and, effectively, that the right wing press was responsible for undermining Corbyn are right up there. I guess you think that “the hatred for the Tories” was clearly demonstrated by the electorate in the re...
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

Taffy on the wing wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:38 am
Facts?........he's not interested in facts & never has been!
Lots of people insist they haven’t been swayed by the right wing media, and yet insist on things they could only think of as facts because they’ve learned them through the right wing media.

We’ve all been swayed by the rightwing media.
by AndrewJB
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

I bet even Orwell couldn't forcast a generation of people who call themselves "progressive" who defend a regime who sentence people to death for being LGBT etc, against one of the most liberal countries the world has ever seen. Twitter has a lot to answer for Nobody is defending Iran’s regime, but ...
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

If Corbyn and his cronies hadn’t obstructed brexit at every opportunity, then there wouldn’t have been faffing around for three and a half years. They got nothing done purely because of people like JC deliberately trying to have their own way, as opposed to carrying out the democratic will of the p...
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

"and a majority of Labour voters went for remain. How else should any Labour leader have responded?" And where were the majority of labour voters that went for remain? Source and proof please... He should've responded by realising the overwhelming wish was to leave, and got amongst it. He knew bett...
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran?
Replies: 105
Views: 4998

Re: War with Iran?

Saudi has nothing to do with this. Neither has previous actions in Iraq or Afghanistan which incidentally in the case of Afghanistan were taken in good faith But then again maybe you support terrorism and things like no medical treatment or education for women Public execurions and the like. Grow u...
by AndrewJB
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 543
Views: 16081

Re: Next labour leader?

It's tricky. Of the potential candidates I'd have Lavery, and hope that he was a 'tough' version of Corbyn - similar sort of manifesto to Corbyn but with a ruthlessness when required. I got tired of listening to Corbyn constantly trying to appease the centrists at the expense of those loyal to him ...