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by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 87254

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: 5094
Views: 87254

Re: Register to Vote

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

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Scargill" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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: 5094
Views: 87254

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: 5094
Views: 87254

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: 2523

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: 4120

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: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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" my l...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; La...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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: 2599

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: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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 betwee...
by elwaclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PNE: Pride of Lancashire
Replies: 21
Views: 2259

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: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

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: 2259

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: 2659

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: 5137

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: 5137

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: 11138

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: 5137

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: 513
Views: 13848

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...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13848

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

No I’m saying calling someone a fascist is nonsense. A fascist believes they should serve the state, for benefit of the nation... everything is subservient to the nation.

Where has anyone talked fascist politics?
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13848

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

Imploding Turtle wrote:lol. So Communism is allowed to be a catch-all term, but nor Fascism? :lol: lol p*ss off.
No because fascism describes a theory... or are Marxism, Stalinism and Trotskyism all the same doctorine?

I’ll give you a clue, an ice pick to the winner.... they were both communists.
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13848

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

I've recently (very recently) started using it as a catch-all for extrem right wingers like right-winger. If you have a problem with that then you can shove it up your arse, because i don't seem to see you have a problem with people throwing around "communists". Well, that is alright then, you feel...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13848

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

Don't debate with fascists on human rights. They don't value other humans who aren't like them, and when they make arguments like "human rights lawyers get paid" they're only trying desperately to justify their hatred and inhumanity using PC language because if they gave their real reasons their re...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 513
Views: 13848

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

Even if that's true, which i seriously doubt, it doesn't matter. We're not supposed to be the kind of society who denies some people a fair trial. For some reason you think we should be, but only for certain *types* of people. I think she's every bit as much a piece of **** as you do, the differenc...
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 328
Views: 19260

Re: Trump's Corruptione

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq_Levies Kurds fought for the British during WW2, serving in the Assyrian Levies. and they expected Churchill to create their own land in return... Israel mk 2, but where less than impressed when he refused. They have been dumped on throughout modern history. Grea...
by elwaclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great football story
Replies: 9
Views: 1069

Re: Great football story

Clone Dynamos we’re paying way in excess of us in the dark days as mentioned in a previous thread. There are a lot of clubs in the pyramid, there are always a few paying over the going rate and aiming to be the next big thing. Good return for the lad and Accy though. Hope they start moving up the di...
by elwaclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Matchday Programmes
Replies: 15
Views: 1080

Re: Old Matchday Programmes

Pre-War? Afraid I'm not that old. Unless you mean The Falklands :lol: Thanks for the advice folks. Looks like local Facebook Groups it is then (Or the Tip :( ) Just look through them before bundling, ask Ct he was big friends with Boxcar Brian, so he’ll probs be able to tell you if you’ve got anyth...
by elwaclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who remembers?
Replies: 143
Views: 2643

Re: Who remembers?

Da plane.. da plane...

No never saw it
by elwaclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble
Replies: 48
Views: 2963

Re: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble

Exactly what I feared when Var came in. Football is not basketball. If they do not fix the Var quickly they are going to kill the game.
by elwaclaret
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You've got to laugh
Replies: 10
Views: 1643

Re: You've got to laugh

Funkydrummer wrote:....... really.

What sort of carry on was this ?

https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/n ... ken-fight/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Sounds like integration at work, Accy p!ssheads have been like that as long as I can remember.
by elwaclaret
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Only the Uk Government has people in it who actually think a "No Deal" is a good idea. You have to factor that into everything. Nobody else wants a "No Deal" if a deal is possible. They won't play games to get a "No Deal" Thats pretty basic tbf Your point is valid Lancaster but so is the post it re...
by elwaclaret
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: On This Day 1991
Replies: 34
Views: 2771

Re: On This Day 1991

As Max Boyce used to say - I know, cos I was there.

What a day.
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor - recognised as 'proper stadium'
Replies: 19
Views: 3320

Re: Turf Moor - recognised as 'proper stadium'

Nice to see someone seeing what we see.

Pity they didn’t realise “the Longside” when mentioning it, it’s like talking about old Highbury without mentioning the north bank etc. Otherwise very nice to read.
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

DUP say "No", means ERG say "No" That would mean about 40-50 Lab MPs would have to vote for it, and we haven't seen anything else about what it involves yet. Remember that Lab MPs have let down the government before. I can see twenty voting for it, but not much more than that, and that will drop if...
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lancasterclaret wrote:DUP say no deal

Well thats not going to help at all
Just shows how politicised it all is.... how do they decide before the deal is presented?
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heart warming West Ham story
Replies: 12
Views: 1588

Re: Heart warming West Ham story

Certainly a touching story. Good on him.
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Spijed wrote:Owen Paterson is a die-hard no-deal MP. If he won't budge I can't see any other member of the ERG do so.
No deal and remain only MP’s will never be happy, their choice at the dispatch is simple... compromise or risk complete failure.

It does not mean they have to be happy about it.
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

And for the Brexiteers just when you think the DUP & ERG are going to agree to the deal: Nigel Dodds @NigelDoddsDUP Absolutely right Quote Tweet Owen Paterson MP @OwenPaterson · 17h Northern Ireland being held in the Customs Union without Great Britain is an obvious breach of the Principle of the C...
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southgate's stock is rising !
Replies: 39
Views: 2297

Re: Southgate's stock is rising !

Cannot say I’ve ever been convinced. I try to avoid being reactionary, and think he should be allowed to carry on his mission to see if long term it pays off... but for me there seems little attention to building a solid unit, always for me a starting point. If you are young and getting attention th...
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

How, considering they are likely to win every seat that is currently occupied by the Conservatives and Labour in Scotland? Because they saw Brexit as a lever to gain Scottish Referendum concessions from the opposition parties... once Brexit is done that coalition is over.... and Scotland’s best cha...
by elwaclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

[quote="nil_desperandum"]No one knows how this will go, but assuming Johnson gets this through I can't see how it's good news for the Tory Party. Farage etc will still oppose it so there's trouble for him there. The SNP and Scots in general will strongly oppose it, so he'll most likely lose most if ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

summitclaret wrote:You really don't want it to work do you?
Does suggest a bottom lip you could use as a step, doesn’t it.
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: For any masochists
Replies: 14
Views: 1037

Re: For any masochists

Scott, Thomson, Rodaway, Brennan, Dobson, Noble, James, Fletcher, Kindon decent names on paper but all past their best. O’Rourke not obviously at fault for any of them. Scotty was only young, Rodoway too would play for us in the forth division, Ten years (ish) later,James was in his pomp, Dobbo too...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If the DUP and ERG are happy with NI being under a different customs regime from the rest of the UK then it’s a massive u-turn. And they’ll have to repeal the ERG led legislation that would make this illegal as well. Not from the way they were explaining it on Radio 4 this morning. It is a temporar...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

From what's been said in the last hour it looks like Boris Johnson has caved in big time. That's why the EU is now happy! Not sure what you’ve seen, and I’ve been in lectures all day so may not be up to speed. However a quick glance at newsfeed doesn’t ‘t suggest there has been any kind of cave in ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

There was I think only a skeletal force defending Washington, as it was the last thing they expected. Hancock was shadowing the raid (by about 10k) but lost them in the Virginia Mountains, leaving Early to get into the Washington suburbs before, he basically bottled it thinking there were be a lot ...
by elwaclaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22379
Views: 632347

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Close as in a raid? Or close as in the Union actually thought they were going to have to lose it? Never got close. The only serious attempts to invade the north both resulted in pretty decisive union victories, Sharpsburg and Gettysburg There was I think only a skeletal force defending Washington, ...