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by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Has this been posted?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWdmkGw9qng


Featuring Britain's greatest patriot Mark Francois
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

FWIW I follow quite a few trade geeks on Twitter and the consensus is that a deal is far more likely than not, nothing will happen until late Autumn and all the histrionics are largely for show. Dmitry opines, david henig? The EU just needs to wait. The end of the furlough scheme and companies acti...
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029918

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The atmosphere is becoming so unbearable in this country, it makes France almost look like a paradise, with Melanchon and Le Pen, the Yellow Vests but Macron in power.... Independently of political opinions of US citizens, and ensuing reluctance to look at anything contrary to their believes with a...
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029918

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

EverReady wrote:Wishing Maxwell well :lol: Sending her one of his veiled messages. He really is a thick cünt
Has she not had an accident or attempted "suicide"? I don't see why we can't exchange prince andrew for Anne sacoolas.
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

FWIW I follow quite a few trade geeks on Twitter and the consensus is that a deal is far more likely than not, nothing will happen until late Autumn and all the histrionics are largely for show. Dmitry opines, david henig? The EU just needs to wait. The end of the furlough scheme and companies acti...
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Well that was absolutely terrible from Boris Not a single person has asked about Brexit, yet he keeps mentioning it :roll: Having read the report the responses Johnson gave shows exactly how successful the Russian's have been. Johnson really isn't very clever and certainly doesn't have the countrie...
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Well that was absolutely terrible from Boris Not a single person has asked about Brexit, yet he keeps mentioning it :roll: Having read the report the responses Johnson gave shows exactly how successful the Russian's have been. Johnson really isn't very clever and certainly doesn't have the countrie...
by Petej
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669791

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Was scanning over Worldometers this morning - India's infection numbers are looking really rather concerningly on the upward trajectory, and Israel has gone from being way out in front to right in the sh*t. Interesting, wasn't Israel one of those countries who were credited with a good and fast ear...
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25379

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

Defending the far right now are you? ‘Now’ :lol: He is of the far right They are racist twats Yep, just watch him squirm along using the ‘Deny everything, Baldrick!’ tactic, too. I have Adolph on ignore tbh That is quite harsh. Every loyal pet loves their masters. Bimbot is just doing as a prole sh...
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25379

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

Should Churchill really be so admired as to quote the blonde puppet PM

"Churchill put his shirt on a horse called anti-Nazism and his bet came off in spectacular fashion"

It sounds like Churchill was quite tempted to join Adolf. I assume the blonde puppet PM gets churchill better than any of us.
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 24722

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

I absolutely hate the prospect of it and think it will just continue and intensify the swirl of mad populist politics that's consumed the UK as a whole since 2014 but I think it would unsustainable to continue to deny another one Just on this, to me the main reason for the rise of populism is the a...
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669791

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Up to 80 per cent of people who test positive for coronavirus don't show any symptoms, a new study of the pandemic in England suggests. Ok, here's a question for the medical/science bordies. What does it mean to "test positive"? Obviously the virus is lingering somewhere in your system, but it isn'...
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

It's not much of an admission that we will not be ready to take back control, it's been obvious for years that's the case when we weren't really doing anything to alter that possibility. Maybe they can blame it on Covid but I'd hope they'd have more integrity They don't have integrity. The ones wit...
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53018020 100% because there is no way that the borders will be ready. There is an interesting story about the approach the gov has taken waiting to be picked up out there. It will be interesting to see if the EU follow suit. As well as there being no infrastructure in ...
by Petej
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669791

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

How many people would have to have become infected in Europe for that model to be accurate? Don't know how they work it out but like for like Sweden with twice the population of Finland has currently around 15 times as many deaths. France has same size population as the UK and 30,000 deaths. 7 time...
by Petej
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

One observation I would make is that no one had predicted the Coronavirus-derived recession in any of the previous economic appraisals. The sky, unexpectedly, has fallen in. We all know the die hard Brexitists were prepared for this in exchange for freedom. Job losses even in their own family and s...
by Petej
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Rees-Mogg doing his bit for democracy by looking to effectively disenfranchise shielding MPs. Pairing ...... it’s simple enough. Remote voting. It's simple enough. It's not even just remote voting, if you're not in attendance you can't speak can you? Why they want to encourage a too crowded commons...
by Petej
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Thought that this was pretty funny in Johnson's corona briefing.
https://twitter.com/Darren_Dutton/statu ... 92965?s=09
by Petej
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669791

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The moral thing to do is to save as many lives as you can in the here and now while hoping for treatments and a possible vaccine to be developed. Running some let en die experiment with the hope that you get 40-60% of your population with antibodies not the way to go. I feel sorry for Swedes that t...
by Petej
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669791

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Thought this was really interesting on the role of super spreader events and why all the various lockdowns have been effective.
https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/artic ... l-covid-19
by Petej
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The UK government has introduced a Trade Bill which will establish a new Trade Remedies Authority to prevent countries from dumping cheap goods onto the UK market, potentially putting key domestic industries, like steel, out of business. The Trade Remedies Authority will enable the UK to conduct it...
by Petej
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

EU hypocricy about "dumping" Of course not Michel Barnier is refusing to negotiate with the UK on the future trading relationship until the UK agrees to the EU’s idea of a ‘level playing field’. One of the key issues concerning the EU is ‘dumping’. It is worried that the UK will become a super-comp...
by Petej
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029918

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

How would the public react if Trump refused to debate Biden? Can Trump cancel/delay the election? Why would he avoid debating a man who’s clearly struggling with his age? Because he's a man who's clearly struggling with his age, his health, the pressures of the job, and being able to string a sente...
by Petej
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/athletico-mince-podcast-star-andy-22113574 Brexit Derangement Syndrome Common enough these days. They will get worse this month too. Bit weird to think that the urge to kick Michael Gove in the bollocks makes you deranged. It was probably very tempting for some...
by Petej
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029918

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

How would the public react if Trump refused to debate Biden?

Can Trump cancel/delay the election?
by Petej
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27473
Views: 669791

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Anecdotally my wifes hospital is now getting hammered by Covid cases....her ward is now redzoned and they hade to close another due to staff being ill or isolating with Covid. For context they had very few cases in March and April so it may be our corner of SE England catching up. South west is the...
by Petej
Sun May 31, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17050
Views: 373235

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

That is a rather childish post easyray. None of us have any idea what is taking place in these negotiations. That you assume lack of progress is solely down to the UK reveals you as a mere ideologue. Lack of progress could be down to the UK. It could be down to Barnier. It could be down to both. No...
by Petej
Thu May 28, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Why the focus on the criminal offence? You advocated his resignation/sacking because of his wife’s article ffs. His wife’s article was both political and disingenuous. He can’t play both sides. The actual going to Durham perfectly fine. It was a choice 10’s of thousands made. We even had posters ta...
by Petej
Thu May 28, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Why the focus on the criminal offence? You advocated his resignation/sacking because of his wife’s article ffs. His wife’s article was both political and disingenuous. He can’t play both sides. The actual going to Durham perfectly fine. It was a choice 10’s of thousands made. We even had posters ta...
by Petej
Thu May 28, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Again, it’s the media’s fault. And the police’s fault. And his wife’s. And thicky Joe Public. For some of these Tories, they’re not massively into personal responsibility. Nor, it would seem, logical discussion making and sound judgement. Is it anything other than a gotcha of Cummings? Like the mas...
by Petej
Thu May 28, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Dildo hard-on or whatever her name is in charge of track trace was also in charge of talk talk during a large data breach and admitted today that track and trace won't be ready till late June. https://www.itv.com/news/2020-05-28/coronavirus-test-and-trace-scheme-launch-government-covid-19/ Interest...
by Petej
Thu May 28, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Dildo hard-on or whatever her name is in charge of track trace was also in charge of talk talk during a large data breach and admitted today that track and trace won't be ready till late June. https://www.itv.com/news/2020-05-28/coronavirus-test-and-trace-scheme-launch-government-covid-19/ Interest...
by Petej
Thu May 28, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Dildo hard-on or whatever her name is in charge of track trace was also in charge of talk talk during a large data breach and admitted today that track and trace won't be ready till late June. https://www.itv.com/news/2020-05-28/coronavirus-test-and-trace-scheme-launch-government-covid-19/ Interesti...
by Petej
Sun May 24, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

At least this explains why they were convinced they couldn't lockdown earlier. the government looked in the mirror and saw their shitty selfish selves staring back at them. Fortunately the vast majority of UK citizens are far better people than those in the government. The UK Attorney General :roll...
by Petej
Sun May 24, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

At least this explains why they were convinced they couldn't lockdown earlier. the government looked in the mirror and saw their shitty selfish selves staring back at them. Fortunately the vast majority of UK citizens are far better people than those in the government. The UK Attorney General :roll...
by Petej
Sun May 24, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

At least this explains why they were convinced they couldn't lockdown earlier. the government looked in the mirror and saw their shitty selfish selves staring back at them. Fortunately the vast majority of UK citizens are far better people than those in the government. The UK Attorney General :roll:...
by Petej
Sat May 23, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

The amazing how many Tory posters turn a blind eye to all of the governments transgressions. I’m assuming its desperation due to pure hatred of the Labour alternative. And the Irish. Don’t reply to him etc. Oh great! You put me on ignore! Strange most of time people you guys are telling posters to ...
by Petej
Sat May 23, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

Either was driving whilst ill, or his wife was driving whilst ill, or they'd brought another person inside their bubble. Though the later does remove some of the risks I noted. It is not just that he has done pretty much exactly what you shouldn't do in a disease outbreak. He has gone while infecte...
by Petej
Sat May 23, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

It really isn't. Can't see how any fines etc can be legally enforced now. You shouldn't be imprisoning the young and healthy to protect the old, infirm, fat and unhealthy any longer than necessary. Plenty of relatively previously healthy people who will have permanently impaired lung function becau...
by Petej
Sat May 23, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232692

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

It is not just that he has done pretty much exactly what you shouldn't do in a disease outbreak. He has gone while infected from a region with a large outbreak to a region with small outbreak. If his child was with him and he was going to get child care help from relatives then he was increasing th...