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by JohnMcGreal
Mon May 20, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 308
Views: 4461

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

When Jo Cox was murdered. Pretty much everyone, except the absolute moon bat extremists, were saddened and full of condemnation about it. Similar to today's event I suppose Moon bat extremists like Nigel Farage, who complained that the murder of Jo Cox might cost his side votes? Moon bat extremists...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu May 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: racist assault
Replies: 78
Views: 2563

Re: racist assault

Poor Stephen.

He's never been a fan of sheikhs.
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 861
Views: 19582

Re: O/T I want to come home

Positions of power(Govt): The Home Secretary is one if the highest political positions you can hold and thus is currently a Muslim by origin. So? What's wrong with that? Positions of power(Police): assistant Met Police Comissioner 1974 to 2007 Tarique Ghaffur Born I n Uganda and Muslim. So? What wa...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump State Visit
Replies: 157
Views: 2345

Re: Trump State Visit

Healeywoodclaret wrote:He would be guaranteed to receive a warm welcome!


Pint pots full of p1ss?
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC Four, 10pm: The Age of Stupid
Replies: 71
Views: 2571

Re: BBC Four, 10pm: The Age of Stupid

For those who haven't seen George Monbiot's bit on Frankie Boyle's NWO last week, it's worth a watch:

https://youtu.be/Ir-XjQhOyNQ
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Cardiff - Player Ratings
Replies: 76
Views: 3658

Re: Burnley v Cardiff - Player Ratings

Heaton 7
Lowton 7
Tarkowski 7
Mee 6
Taylor 9
Hendrick 6
Cork 8
Westwood 6
McNeil 8
Wood 8
Barnes 6

Solid performance against a poor who side who became more and more desperate as the game went on. A very professional job that will see us safe.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 98
Views: 5042

Re: Match of the Day

The linesman got it right by flagging for a penalty. I thought it was a penalty all day long. If you look at Mee's position before the ball comes in, he's set all wrong. He misjudges the flight of the ball and knows he's about to make a complete hash of the header. He brings his arm up in anticipati...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What we have all learned after this is that there are many different “layers” of the EU, some officially in, some officially out. The below sums it up nicely on Vox.com. What that diagram shows is that we already have the best arrangement as a full EU member with all the political and market benefi...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Switzerland's Direct democracy
Replies: 55
Views: 1305

Re: Switzerland's Direct democracy

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:So them not understanding all the mucking about isn't helping their argument?
What argument is that, they want to leave...


I was about to reply to this but aggi has already covered it.
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Switzerland's Direct democracy
Replies: 55
Views: 1305

Re: Switzerland's Direct democracy

Most people I've spoken to who told me that they voted leave were of the understanding that we would simply leave, then begin the process of negotiation. If we were able to come to some agreements before we left then that was a bonus head start, they cannot fathom why all the p1ssing about. What ha...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Switzerland's Direct democracy
Replies: 55
Views: 1305

Re: Switzerland's Direct democracy

CombatClaret wrote:[Inserts fingers in ears]

AND DID THOSE FEET IN ANCIENT TIME...


:lol:
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

A brutally honest piece by Brexiter Peter Oborne, who now thinks we should halt the Brexit process to have a very serious think about things:

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/opende ... ink-again/
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 57
Views: 4005

Re: Bournemouth v Burnley - Player Ratings

Heaton 7 Lowton 8 Tarkowski 9 Mee 9 Taylor 9 Hendrick 8 Westwood 9 Cork 8 McNeil 9 Barnes 8 Wood 9 One of the best away performances I can remember under Dyche. It was brilliant to see us keep going even when we were in front. We played some terrific stuff and were absolutely relentless for 90 minut...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I've been arguing the case that the longer it drags on, the greater the support for a No Deal Brexit would be. People are sick to the back teeth of Politicians screwing the job up. The only problem is the bastards in the HOC, are so isolated from public opinion that it isn't going to make a blind b...
by JohnMcGreal
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

It may not capture the imagination of those with only a passing interest in politics, but this will be a major shift in the UK’s international standing in democratic self government. You don't need to have more than a passing interest in politics. A blind man on a galloping horse can see what an in...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice
Replies: 172
Views: 3454

Re: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice

I think you underestimate the hatred that soldiers have for Mr Corbyn, Lancaster. I was quite shocked at how bad friends fell out on social media before the last general election. Most around here wanted the Torys out but soldiers from working class backgrounds spared nothing in abuse for the trait...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice
Replies: 172
Views: 3454

Re: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:On closer inspection, his picture hasn't actually been shot has it, just splatter I'd say?

Reading that twitter thread they use that loft for practising their protection of VIP duties.

Usual mockrage on there though.


'It was just splatter' is the new 'It was just banter'
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Bit of an eccentric viewpoint, I would have thought. Julie Cooper stood in Burnley on the promise that she would vote to implement Brexit. Are you saying that because a lot of her colleagues failed to win seats, then her promises to her electorate somehow cease to be promises? If you think that's b...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The most interesting sentence in May's statement:

Crucially, the government stands ready to abide by the decision of the house.

Possibly a hint that the government is ready to act on whatever the Commons votes for in tomorrow's indicative votes.
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The country is in turmoil
Replies: 113
Views: 2731

Re: The country is in turmoil

Yes the one and only time I have voted. And what I did vote won. Yet the despite that, as I predicted vote doesn't matter. Because if vote against what the establishment wants it either doesn't win or wont be allowed to win. I am not really arsed tbh. As it hasn't and wont affect me. And I only vot...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Just a reminder to all the 'No Dealers' on here, that the backstop for Northern Ireland, the divorce settlement fee and citizens rights (the key issues in May's withdrawal agreement) are still going to have to be settled before any other talks begin, even in the event of us leaving without a deal. T...
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The country is in turmoil
Replies: 113
Views: 2731

Re: The country is in turmoil

cricketfieldclarets wrote:I try not to. Just put it on by accident. Its laughable.


Did you vote in the referendum?
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I think it's reasonable to point to the track record on recent, related matters. Even if we've not "had enough of experts", it's certainly reasonable to consider just how expert they are before relying on their next pronouncements. It's funny, but the same people who are extremely suspici...
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Correct like most of the rest of the country i just want a decision to be reached one way or the other. Then we can all focus on other important issues which are being sidelined due to the brexit impasse. Yep, I can certainly agree with that. The last 3 years have been a criminal waste of time, res...
by JohnMcGreal
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

tiger76 wrote:They're not even being subtle about it anymore,of course all these votes are non-binding,so the government could ignore them.


Non-binding. Like the referendum itself.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wolves - Player Ratings
Replies: 73
Views: 3531

Re: Burnley v Wolves - Player Ratings

Heaton 6
Bardsley 6
Tarkowski 7
Mee 8
Taylor 9
Hendrick 6
Westwood 8
Cork 5
McNeil 8
Barnes 4
Wood 5

Not pretty, but we defended really well and managed to take 3 massive points. A win against Cardiff in 2 weeks time should see us safe.
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What extreme views do I like exactly? I remember the days when wanting your country to cut itself off from its biggest trading partner by ripping up every trade arrangement it had, while simultaneously falling out of most of its legal and regulatory frameworks was considered an extreme view. Good t...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I don't know if any posters on here have been following Chris Grey's Brexit blog over the last couple of years, but this week's edition is a decent write-up:

https://chrisgreybrexitblog.blogspot.co ... s.html?m=1
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Accounts: £36.6m Profit
Replies: 212
Views: 5757

Re: Accounts: £36.6m Profit

When's the parade?
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Any referendum which still has remain as an option is an insult to the original vote in 2016,the UK public voted to leave,now how we leave is a different question,and there are various arguments from both sides regarding this,but if another ballot has a remain option all brexitters should boycott s...
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

So it's OK for JRM to change his mind about a deal he voted against just 3 months ago, but the general public aren't allowed to change their minds about something they voted on nearly 3 years ago?

Shameless. If he can change his mind when the circumstances change, so can everyone else.
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I don’t know about you, but in life if I was to promise something I’d do my upmost to deliver even more so if I was chosen to do that job & getting rewarding handsomely for it, we are all different & have different principles. I think you could argue that the government has tried it's best ...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I can't remember who it was, but someone once called Farage a bollock-faced foghorn of ignorance, and to this day it's the most accurate description I've ever heard.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

So after reading the last couple of pages it seems that remainers signing their petitions and going on their marches don't make a jot of difference, but at the same time remainers have managed to put the entire Brexit negotiations into disarray by not accepting the referendum result. It seems we hav...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Good luck to anyone who's attending the march in London today. It looks like it's going to be a big one and the timing of it couldn't be better.
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will Raheem be a legend !
Replies: 37
Views: 1203

Re: Will Raheem be a legend !

He's a superb little player and seems a very nice lad to boot.

The rags who targeted him over the last few years should be ashamed of themselves, as should the mindless cretins all over the country who followed their lead and abused him whenever they got the chance.
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Try telling that to fishermen who havent worked for decades and live a miserable existance then again you dont give arats arse do you ? I can tell you who doesn't give a rat's arse about fisherman. Nigel Farage, who only ever bothered to turn up to 1 meeting out of 42 when he was on the European Pa...
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

In fairness if someone on here points out something that was said would happen in the event of leaving and hasn't happened you would be one of the first to say we haven't left yet. Surely that works both ways or was it claimed before leaving they would take back control ? We're at the final stage o...
by JohnMcGreal
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

So after a short meeting with Tusk yesterday we had to sit outside in the corridor while 27 other countries decided what to do with us.

All this control we're taking back. It feels so good.
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Macron ready to reject our extension request?

https://twitter.com/PaulJSweeney/status ... 2138509312
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

dsr wrote:Even if what you wrote is not what you believe, it doesn't make it any less true. If there is a second referendum, it should not exclude the "unpopular" answers.


No, but it should exclude the batshit mental ones.
by JohnMcGreal
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:I'll wait for the result of the 3rd referendum


So the next one, then.
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Mala591 wrote:They should now offer us a six month implementation period to prepare for a no deal WTO Brexit.


There's no need for them to offer that. We're due to leave with no deal in 10 days' time.
by JohnMcGreal
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

As for having an effect, yes it will. I am an advocate for free trade; so are you. But you seem to think that since both sides will suffer by the absence of free trade with the EU, it's the UK's job to pay the costs for both sides. I disagree; the EU can pay its own costs for abandoning free trade ...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Along with hoping more ‘older’ leave voters die before another referendum, it’s certainly a new option for the remainers play book. Maybe they’ll use that one in referendum 3,4 or 5? While it's been pointed that a number of older people will have passed away since the 2016 referendum, I don't think...
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

summitclaret wrote:If that happens I urge all leavers to spoil their ballot paper by writing on " i only accept this result if remain gets more than 17.4m votes.


Good idea. I hope it catches on.
by JohnMcGreal
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?
Replies: 203
Views: 5465

Re: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?

I'll be renewing, but I certainly wouldn't judge someone who decided not to bother, because the football served up at home over the last year or so has been utter toss. The way the club has been run hasn't been much better. Those in charge need a big wake up call. Maybe fans voting with their feet w...
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 68
Views: 3049

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Heaton 6
Bardsley 4
Tarkowski 3
Mee 6
Taylor 6
Gudmundsson 4
Westwood 5
Cork 4
McNeil 6
Barnes 3
Wood 3

Crouch 4

Absolute dross.
by JohnMcGreal
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 8217
Views: 98499

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Of course it's Brexit. But when I voted for Brexit, I wasn't intending that everything would carry on as before except that we would pay them £40bn and no longer have a vote. I expected change. Your imaginary idea of what Brexit would mean is no more valid than anyone else's, dsr. This was the prob...

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