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Question Time

Postby basil6345789 » Thu May 09, 2019 11:04 pm

Approaching half time and Farage 5 - nil up.
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Re: Question Time

Postby tiger76 » Fri May 10, 2019 12:22 am

Soubry and Rudd where their usual dreary selves,god if people think Theresa's bad wait until Rudd becomes PM(which i think she will BTW),remember she was the HS who oversaw the Windrush scandal.

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Re: Question Time

Postby kindonesque » Fri May 10, 2019 12:34 am

Amber is former wife of the extremely talented AA Gill (RIP)

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Re: Question Time

Postby mdd2 » Fri May 10, 2019 7:03 am

kindonesque wrote:Amber is former wife of the extremely talented AA Gill (RIP)

only for 5 yr 1990-95
One of them saw the light

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Re: Question Time

Postby The Enclosure » Fri May 10, 2019 7:15 am

mdd2 wrote:only for 5 yr 1990-95
One of them saw the light


https://youtu.be/6s1m75ZD5t4

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Re: Question Time

Postby Steve-Harpers-perm » Fri May 10, 2019 7:23 am

Turned it off after 5 minutes it basically involved 6 supposed grown ups on a panel and the audience shouting over each other with Fiona Bruce totally incapable of controlling matters.
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Re: Question Time

Postby joey13 » Fri May 10, 2019 7:37 am

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Turned it off after 5 minutes it basically involved 6 supposed grown ups on a panel and the audience shouting over each other with Fiona Bruce totally incapable of controlling matters.

Perfect summing up
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Re: Question Time

Postby timshorts » Fri May 10, 2019 7:41 am

tiger76 wrote:Soubry and Rudd where their usual dreary selves,god if people think Theresa's bad wait until Rudd becomes PM(which i think she will BTW),remember she was the HS who oversaw the Windrush scandal.

She is likely to lose her seat at the next General election

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Re: Question Time

Postby Quickenthetempo » Fri May 10, 2019 7:47 am

I haven't watched for a while.

Has it changed from a heavily sided remain panel and the audience going mad at them for being totally out of sync with what the public wants?
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Re: Question Time

Postby Steve1956 » Fri May 10, 2019 7:50 am

Last nights programme was a shambles,Farage did indeed win 5-0 ,Bravo Farage ! Go Farage,I love the cuddly little troublemaker ;)
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Re: Question Time

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 7:54 am

Did anyone ask who’s funding him?
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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 8:00 am

Farage shouting over every answer and interrupting everyone.

I was listening to music on my headphones on my PC and I could still him shouting at everybody.

Back Farage, then you are an idiot.
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Re: Question Time

Postby beddie » Fri May 10, 2019 8:03 am

Thought it was a bit more spicy last night, of late Ive found the programme uninteresting. Fiona Bruce is the wrong person to chair it, she doesn't have control and is poor at stepping in at the right time. It made me realise how good Dimbleby was.
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Re: Question Time

Postby FactualFrank » Fri May 10, 2019 8:04 am

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Turned it off after 5 minutes it basically involved 6 supposed grown ups on a panel and the audience shouting over each other with Fiona Bruce totally incapable of controlling matters.


Fiona Bruce is always absolutely terrible on there. Needs replacing.

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Re: Question Time

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Fri May 10, 2019 8:04 am

Fiona Bruce kills this programme and that is before some of the invited panellists try

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 8:09 am

QT only works when you don't let one person grandstand it.

That is where the chairpersons role is crucial, and hopefully Bruce can step up to the plate, but I fear that the Beeb are terrified of getting hundreds of letters from people who just want to hear Farage talk about utter shite for an hour so they continue to give him a free pass.

Now C4 news/Sky news on the other hand are making sure Farage (and others) have to answer questions they rather wouldn't.

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Re: Question Time

Postby quoonbeatz » Fri May 10, 2019 8:12 am

absolute pantomime programme these days, although it was funny to see farage try and bluster his way through, only to be shown up to be the empty vessel he is.

that welsh bloke absolutely skewered him on the only policy he's got.
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Re: Question Time

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Fri May 10, 2019 8:16 am

Lancasterclaret wrote:QT only works when you don't let one person grandstand it.

That is where the chairpersons role is crucial, and hopefully Bruce can step up to the plate, but I fear that the Beeb are terrified of getting hundreds of letters from people who just want to hear Farage talk about utter shite for an hour so they continue to give him a free pass.

Now C4 news/Sky news on the other hand are making sure Farage (and others) have to answer questions they rather wouldn't.



Which is the best way to deal with people. This is why I feel the clamour to ban Tommy Robinson from speaking publicly is dangerous. Nick Griffin was allowed on QT, people soon realised he was a bumbling idiot who couldn't answer questions and he lost appeal, Farage the same but the more he is silenced the more popular he seems to get, but if you try to ban the likes of these from speaking others rather than seeing them for what they are turn it around and start thinking they don't want people hearing them as they speak the truth.

Farage was asked one question last night to which he replied "well no I don't know the answer"

He wasn't the only problem on last nights show the other 4 were no better, which when 3 others are MP's explains why we are where we are today.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 8:18 am

How is Farage being silenced?

He’s been everywhere for the past five years.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Steve-Harpers-perm » Fri May 10, 2019 8:27 am

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Did anyone ask who’s funding him?


That money was just resting in my account!
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Re: Question Time

Postby Awayfromburnley » Fri May 10, 2019 8:41 am

When Farage appears, my brain farts and all I think of is

Brexit
Brexit
Brexit
Donald Tusk
Jeremy Clarkson
Dave the Racist knob who I house shared with at Uni
The drunk fella in the Simpsons
Thick but noisy kids from school
Vicky Pollard

It's like we've regressed as a society. My brain hurts with all this.

We are not in great times people.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Darthlaw » Fri May 10, 2019 8:57 am

Surprised that Farage irked some so much. He was typical Farage - over simplifying complex situations and blaming all on the EU, all whilst getting the occasional point correct, broken clock style. That said, he didn’t speak for the first 10 minutes, whilst the other three hanged themselves, Soubry particularly so.

Bruce clearly couldn’t control the egos of Soubry or Farage. Throw Soubry riling the crowd into it to with her perfect caricature of Westminster bubble dwellers, which Farage exploited in his shouty style, and it was ridiculous.
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Re: Question Time

Postby brigante » Fri May 10, 2019 8:58 am

Stopped watching it, it’s more like Jeremy Kyle these days

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Re: Question Time

Postby Quickenthetempo » Fri May 10, 2019 8:59 am

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Did anyone ask who’s funding him?

In an interview (Wednesday I think) he said 90k members had signed up for the Brexit party paying 25 pounds each.
With a few 100k pound donations that would be revealed the official way, the same way every party has to record donations.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Blackrod » Fri May 10, 2019 9:07 am

Not been tempted to watch since Dimbleby stopped hosting. Amber Rudd as PM Shudder. Dreary is a good description.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 9:11 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Which is the best way to deal with people. This is why I feel the clamour to ban Tommy Robinson from speaking publicly is dangerous. Nick Griffin was allowed on QT, people soon realised he was a bumbling idiot who couldn't answer questions and he lost appeal, Farage the same but the more he is silenced the more popular he seems to get, but if you try to ban the likes of these from speaking others rather than seeing them for what they are turn it around and start thinking they don't want people hearing them as they speak the truth.

Farage was asked one question last night to which he replied "well no I don't know the answer"

He wasn't the only problem on last nights show the other 4 were no better, which when 3 others are MP's explains why we are where we are today.



How exactly is farage being silenced, he's on the media 24/7!

To be fair to all the far right bank accounts that fund him, he's certainly giving them value for money.

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Re: Question Time

Postby RingoMcCartney » Fri May 10, 2019 9:48 am

Lancasterclaret wrote:Farage shouting over every answer and interrupting everyone.

I was listening to music on my headphones on my PC and I could still him shouting at everybody.

Back Farage, then you are an idiot.


Back Farage, then you believe it'd be handy for democracy, if you actually implement the largest expression of it, the country has ever witnessed.











Only idiots want to thwart democracy.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Falcon » Fri May 10, 2019 9:52 am

QT is a joke.

Recently the studio audiences have been full of noisy Brexiteers who will shout down any contrary opinions rather than an equal mix of folk reflective of wider society.

Presumably this is because it makes 'better' telly, but it certainly doesn't encourage a decent debate.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Murger » Fri May 10, 2019 9:57 am

Don't bother with it much anymore, but it's so remain bias, it's untrue.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Elizabeth » Fri May 10, 2019 10:02 am

To be fair there was no opposition for him to beat last night so an easy win was predictable.
A joker, a cabinet traitor and Jonathan Reynolds.

That would be the same Jonathan Reynolds whose constituents voted 59.29/40.71% to leave the EU.
This is how he works for them:
Votes for asking the EU to postpone Brexit indefinitely;
Votes for a Second Referendum;
Votes against the PMs deal repeatedly;
Votes against the backstop being replaced with alternative arrangements to avoid a hard border with Ireland.
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Re: Question Time

Postby Falcon » Fri May 10, 2019 10:12 am

Do you understand how using words like 'traitor' makes you sound?

Politics isn't black and white, it's shades of grey.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Tall Paul » Fri May 10, 2019 10:21 am

Falcon wrote:Do you understand how using words like 'traitor' makes you sound?


Like Ringo?
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Re: Question Time

Postby AndyClaret » Fri May 10, 2019 10:23 am

Lancasterclaret wrote:How exactly is farage being silenced, he's on the media 24/7!

To be fair to all the far right bank accounts that fund him, he's certainly giving them value for money.


I'm sure you have some evidence for this claim ?
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Re: Question Time

Postby Elizabeth » Fri May 10, 2019 10:28 am

Can this country afford ' shades of grey' in cabinet positions.
What is your view on collective responsibility in high office?

You may be bothered how I sound but let me tell you I am certainly not.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Foreverly Claret » Fri May 10, 2019 10:33 am

Farage...an opportunistic LOSER...stood for parliament 7 ( SEVEN ) times...failed 7 ( SEVEN ) times...a one trick pony .On the programme...she ( Fiona ) needs to sharpen up but its difficult when you've got an audience like that one who won't even listen to all the arguments.

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Re: Question Time

Postby RingoMcCartney » Fri May 10, 2019 10:38 am

Looking at the comments from the usual gaggle of democracy denying lefties. Farage clearly hit a few raw nerves last night and they're still smarting this morning!

Gu'lad Nigel ! ;)
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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 10:48 am

RingoMcCartney wrote:Back Farage, then you believe it'd be handy for democracy, if you actually implement the largest expression of it, the country has ever witnessed.











Only idiots want to thwart democracy.


Kinda proves my point I feel.

You do understand that when he talks about "No Deal" and then we have the freedoms to trade on superb terms with the rest of the world, he's not only massively simplifying a huge and complex agreement, but also ignoring the reality of how these things work?
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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 10:50 am

AndyClaret wrote:I'm sure you have some evidence for this claim ?


Hahhaahahhaahahahahahahahahaahahaha!

JFW

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 10:51 am

RingoMcCartney wrote:Looking at the comments from the usual gaggle of democracy denying lefties. Farage clearly hit a few raw nerves last night and they're still smarting this morning!

Gu'lad Nigel ! ;)


Its his glib assertions about stuff he knows nowt about that grind the gears.

Pretty common these days though
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Re: Question Time

Postby Bosscat » Fri May 10, 2019 10:51 am

Falcon wrote:Do you understand how using words like 'traitor' makes you sound?

Politics isn't black and white, it's shades of grey.

50?

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Re: Question Time

Postby Falcon » Fri May 10, 2019 10:52 am

Bosscat wrote:50?



Nah, my parents are in their 50s and they wouldn't be that thick.

73 maybe?

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 11:12 am

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Re: Question Time

Postby RingoMcCartney » Fri May 10, 2019 11:12 am

Lancasterclaret wrote:Thick as mince


Kinda proves my point I feel. :lol:

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 11:12 am

double post

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Re: Question Time

Postby summitclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 12:16 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:Kinda proves my point I feel.

You do understand that when he talks about "No Deal" and then we have the freedoms to trade on superb terms with the rest of the world, he's not only massively simplifying a huge and complex agreement, but also ignoring the reality of how these things work?


I understand that and still want a deal. However he is the only chance of us getting a free trade deal worth having.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 12:18 pm

summitclaret wrote:I understand that and still want a deal. However he is the only chance of us getting a free trade deal worth having.


How?

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Re: Question Time

Postby summitclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 12:24 pm

By forcing it to be in the next tory manifesto that we want a ft deal but are prepared to leave without one if the EU won't be reasonable.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 12:27 pm

Right, assumed it was something along those lines.

I see where you are coming from but I don't see a Farage swing automatically voting for the Conservatives.

And if he say, became a Conservative, then he's lose as many voters for them as that would gain.

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Re: Question Time

Postby Elizabeth » Fri May 10, 2019 1:17 pm

Ringo doesn't need my help in wiping the floor with the many transparent remoaners on here. It's as easy as it will be for Farage the week after next

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Re: Question Time

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri May 10, 2019 1:20 pm

Elizabeth wrote:Ringo doesn't need my help in wiping the floor with the many transparent remoaners on here. It's as easy as it will be for Farage the week after next


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