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by elwaclaret
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting piece of artwork at Elland Road today
Replies: 42
Views: 1294

Re: Interesting piece of artwork at Elland Road to

Burnley have done several of this type. The first I remember were during Jimmy Mullins time as manager but probably even well before that. Favoured are always very personal and subjective.... mine would have Skippy and the late 70’s players dominant... not because it was a great time for the club......
by elwaclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets
Replies: 13
Views: 1001

Re: ARTICLE: Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets

What a great feature. Remember him from the times when you got to know more or less all the faces following Burnley away in football’s basement leagues.
by elwaclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

I thought Boris Johnson’s constantly turning the questions was a bit lame TBH. There seems a view that it was about even in the debate in the media last night. Personally I disagree, I thought Jeremy Corbin, handled the event very well. Certainly came across better for me. Obviously the problem rema...
by elwaclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General William's, Manchester Rd
Replies: 33
Views: 2107

Re: General William's, Manchester Rd

Hope they remembered to Prime the wall before painting.
by elwaclaret
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 96
Views: 2462

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

Had a soft spot for Spurs... must have been just a soft stool of anticipation.
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pochettino sacked!
Replies: 110
Views: 3045

Re: Pochettino sacked!

I would have thought they’d have tried to keep him for the season at least. He’s done a fair amount of throwing his toys about this season, but spurs fans think with good reason. They will not be happy campers I would not have thought.
by elwaclaret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 51
Views: 4442

Re: Andre Gray

Fantastic player for us.
He was a silly boy with the texts. But completely oppose digging out dirt from years ago. Times change, and people along with them. I know I do not have the same view of the world I did five-ten years ago. It is somewhat different if it relates to physical crime.
by elwaclaret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Tail wagging dog' societal model
Replies: 29
Views: 862

Re: 'Tail wagging dog' societal model

1: as soon as I saw the thread title I knew who started it without needing to look. 2: totally agree with this - the 'offended' minority are indeed calling the shots in order to change people's ways of thinking and behaving - not necessarily for the better. Already we are seeing the effects on come...
by elwaclaret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nat King Cole
Replies: 18
Views: 922

Re: Nat King Cole

Christmas would not be Christmas without his Christmas album. I’m on about my sixth copy of it.
by elwaclaret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 115
Views: 4975

Re: Ben Gibson

I have no problem if Gibson stays fit on the wings, he is doing his job. I have no problem SD signing him. He was unlucky he came in at the worst possible moment, don’t think we can judge him.
by elwaclaret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 316
Views: 12744

Re: Trump's Impeachment

IanMcL wrote:I thought it was Little Miss Muffet?


Little miss muffet... and curds,no whey
by elwaclaret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

The Tories ARE austerity. How can Johnson absolve himself from that? And the rest of his cabinet - who are nearly all right wing loonies the lot? They can't just walk away from what they've done over the last ten years and say: "not me" - Johnson is a proven liar. Does it matter what he s...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 316
Views: 12744

Re: Trump's Impeachment

Oh, he definitely committed perjury (by lying about the blowjob) and that's definitely what they impeached him for, because that's all they got our of the Whitewater investigation. That's why the impeachment backfired on Republicans. They went at it with an independent counsel trying to find deep c...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 316
Views: 12744

Re: Trump's Impeachment

elwaclaret wrote:Yes, but it failed.
And from memory it wasn’t what he did or didn’t do so much as “not have sexual relations”, being disingenuous (at best ) with the truth under oath while President.
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 316
Views: 12744

Re: Trump's Impeachment

Imploding Turtle wrote:Well, there was that one time a president lied about a blowjob. That was super serious. :P


Yes, but it failed.
And from memory it wasn’t what he did or didn’t do so much as “not have sexual relations”under oath while President.
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

If you're going to say Corbyn backed the wrong horse - then it shouldn't be too much to ask you which ones those were. This "run out of money" and "take us back to the seventies" stuff sounds like it's come from an editorial in one of the many rightwing Pravdas we have here. Nat...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 316
Views: 12744

Re: Trump's Impeachment

What are you talking about? They've got multiple people testifying under oath that Trump is a corrupt piece of **** who tried to bribe Ukraine in exchange for personal favours. How is that less important than your idea that it's not in the news enough? Not that i think you're right, btw. It is all ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

I think it's worth pointing out that while there might be a lot of Labour-Leave voters, they're probably not "No Deal" Leave voters like so many Tory Leave voters seem to be. I think it's reasonable to expect that not that many of them will want to vote Tory just because they voted Leave ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 316
Views: 12744

Re: Trump's Impeachment

It tickles me that, although I cannot stand Trump, people cannot accept what is before their eyes. If the Impeachment was going well for the democrats, it would be all over the news. That does not mean he is not guilty, but if it fails the Democrats will be crucified for this... and so far it is not...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Impossible for us to agree a decent deal in the timescale, unless we stay very close to EU-UK regulatory alignment. if we do that, then that is red rag to a bull to the right of the Conservative Party who run things now. And more importantly, more lies from the government to moderate Conservative M...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

Backing the wrong horses? Like Mandela, when the Oxford Conservatives (to which Johnson belonged when he was there) put up posters calling for him to be hanged? Wrong horse like not going to war in Iraq, or Libya? Voting against austerity? You have the benefit of hindsight, so find me some real (no...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Do historians carry more weight than a sister in law. http://jmu-journalism.org.uk/did-hitler-really-visit-liverpool/ I’m enough of a historian, to know not to be too free with definites, but I agree their does seem to be a fair consensus that he spent at least some time in Liverpool, though exact ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

[quote="AndrewJB"]I don’t think Thatcher and other right wingers were extolling the virtues of death squads and torture when they praised Pinochet’s Chile, and nor should anyone seriously believe Corbyn and Owen were cheerleading for corruption when they praised Venezuela. It wasn’t the bu...
by elwaclaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR... how?
Replies: 18
Views: 1417

Re: VAR... how?

They were saying if it hits a defenders area/ hand in the box it is a penalty... No one has the RIGHT to go down in the game I grew up with... you went down if you could not stay on your feet.... It is no longer football, it is a hybrid sport for the American /Far East sport market. To forward the c...
by elwaclaret
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I never met Adolf Hitler. But I'm confident he wasn't a nice guy. You may well have thought Hitler a very nice guy prior to his gassing fighting for Austria. An animal loving vegetarian wandering around Liverpool whose only wish was to be an artist. He clearly had charisma, one on one or he could n...
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

Torys to target Workington man. "older, white, non-graduate man from the North of England, with strong rugby league traditions and a tendency to vote Labour." I didn't know you like rugby Wrongo. I am a Graduate, and I’m not into rugby... but I am traditional Labour who will hold his nose...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

Really sorry to hear that. My issue is around the contaminated blood inquiry and he did seem genuinely interested, maybe not surprising given recent exposure in the media Now back at Uni putting new blocks together on another life... so you move on eventually. But as I say I paid a very heavy price...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

I wrote to him recently and to be fair he responded in person and advised that he would be raising the issue with the PM. I guess I'll never know if he did or not.... It was no small potatoes stuff.... lost my house, after having my business assets frozen... it was three years before investigators ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

TheFamilyCat wrote:Probably best that you do let other posters decide for themselves.


To be fair Nye Bevan has a reputation for opening the lid... think the Swanson story is extremely relevant.
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: Register to Vote

Jakubclaret wrote:The strike of 1974 I was referring to.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Scargill


He had plenty of trouble with Scargill, but it was Scargill that showed him to be a bit of wet lettuce. The miners battered Heath, Thatcher battered the unions.
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: General Election Is On

Nigel Evans, please please please. Nigel Evans has his feet well and truly under the table in the Ribble Valley... he’s been useless as an MP since time immemorial. Offered nothing when I needed help while living in Read, even the letter offering absolutely nothing was written and signed by a secre...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2927
Views: 34562

Re: Register to Vote

I'm too busy looking out of window wondering if it's going to rain to create a considered constructive response. Not a matter of forming a constructive response... Edward Heath took us into the Common Market. I think you mean Margaret Thatcher... after the miners had led Heath a merry dance, it was...
by elwaclaret
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: al-Baghdadi's dead
Replies: 36
Views: 2164

Re: al-Baghdadi's dead

gtclaret wrote:Why are they able to recruit a replacement so easily, and we can't even recruit a CM in the transfer window.


Anyone would think they are not democratic elections :o
by elwaclaret
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hudson-Odoi - what's wrong with the country
Replies: 71
Views: 3723

Re: Hudson-Odoi - what's wrong with the country

I must admit I am quickly losing patience with VAR. It is turning into what I always feared, bias backed by cameras. If it does not improve significantly I think my love affair with football is coming to an end. It is just too removed from the game I grew up with. We used to laugh at American sport....
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The forecasts were intended to tell clients today what X will be in 2036..... I think everyone knows that by 2036 everyone will have forgotten what was predicted 17 years earlier in any case. ;) and, it just will not matter. Yes, I was telling a few at work last week, what they'd just "proved&...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Here’s a link that explains how the EU works with regard nationalisation and state aid: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-eu-railways-eu-rules-nationalise-single-market-restrictions-labour-a8968691.html%3famp Labour’s manifesto can be enacted while we’re sti...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What would the EU “water down” and which rules would they apply in order to achieve that? Why do you think the EU countries buy so many shares in British infrastructure through quasi independent companies? Because real Nationalisation is not permitted, subsidies are centrally dictated... the EU is ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Another great post. Wasn't aware that's how the Irish did it. It makes a lot of sense, though. So the EU would spend on this, nay years thrashing out a plan for a deal, that no vote had asked them too instead of dealing with new real business, just in case the UK then voted to Leave. Would not happ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

It was a dark night last night... especially for Scots. Newsnight pretty much got to the crux of the problems.... they may tweek another agreement, but it is far from certain. Scotland can leave the UK but it certainly will not go down well in more than one EU country, he named Spain for obvious rea...
by elwaclaret
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The best song you have ever heard
Replies: 102
Views: 2145

Re: The best song you have ever heard

Bobby Womac - WHAT IS THIS?
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Boris flondering in PMQ'S,is it any wonder he doesn't want the WA subject to intense scrutiny. Corbyn rightly questioning the 'special' arrangements for NI,and Boris just responds with insults,and doesn't even attempt to engage with the question. "One year ago the PM said any custom controls b...
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PNE: Pride of Lancashire
Replies: 21
Views: 2078

Re: PNE: Pride of Lancashire

houseboy wrote:One goon who runs a Rovers website (Bosscat knows who I mean) describes Rovers as the Cradle of Football (in fact I think that's the website name).


What else would you call of jock strap full of bks? Great name.
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21193
Views: 476382

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Wow, you’ve used the death of 39 people to try and score a point on a messageboard. Wow. For once in our lives I am in full agreement with you Matin. I think the post misjudged at best. There are a lot more than those who died, who have had their lives changed by today’s discovery. Just imagine bei...
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PNE: Pride of Lancashire
Replies: 21
Views: 2078

Re: PNE: Pride of Lancashire

We all claim to be the Pride of Lancashire, while we have a good reason now.... that does not alter the fact we were saying it when that lot down the 65 were flying high. Of course they feel themselves the pride of Lancashire, to their fans they are, and so they should.

Doesn’t mean they are.
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 34
Views: 2418

Re: Stephen Ward

I suspect there is more than a little why are Stoke taking Burnley rejects involved in this. I was told by a Stoke friend big Sam was not fully fit at the start of the season, missed a pen and then got injured... so he became a target for the boo boys, angry at their start. I was delighted when we g...
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4373

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

You are assuming that there is a loop hole. Just seen the pic of the trailer and the wagon. Unmarked fridge unit with a unmarked tractor unit with a white stripe on a red background. I know a company out of Monaghan with that livery. Wonder if its them? Yes just looked again. Could well be a pick u...
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4373

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

Lancasterclaret wrote:They don't have the same checks at Cork/Rosslare as at Holyhead?

EU to EU still isn't it?


Something that needs seriously looking at if there is a loophole that is being used. I’m sure Bulgaria could do without this heaping the pressure on them right now... but it needs a full investigation.
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9939

Re: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?

If Labour chose a strong old labour candidate, pro nationalisation and outside Europe they could walk away with Burnley. However, that would of course go against the Labour party line.
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4373

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

Surely in this day and age there is kit that allows the border authorities to find heat sources in artics by now, so how does this still happen?

Absolutely awful for all involved, not least the poor individuals who had to discover it. Truly awful.
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 415
Views: 6707

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

So your point is that there's only one form of fascism, whereas there are many forms of communism. Is that right? Fascists believe in full loyalty and obedience to the nation state. Where have those views been as poised. You meant racist but thought fascist carried more weight... it does but not in...

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