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  • #244499

    RamesesNiblickTheThird

    They should call by-elections. Wimps.

    Was going to call this thread ‘Labour Slit’ as they are a bunch of cunts. But I don’t want to pull a series X episode 5.

    #244500

    bloodteller

    i do not Care

    #244501

    Pete Part Three

    Politics, religion and Red Dwarf VIII. These are the only rules.

    #244505

    Ben Saunders

    >Labour
    Neither

    #244506

    By Jove its holmes

    So the split in the UK Labour Party has come at last. Seven MPs led by Chuka Umunna have left the party. This is a sad moment. I am a big admirer of Umunna and hoped he would become Leader. I also admire Luciana Berger. And I fully agree with their rejection of Corbyn’s disastrous leadership and the festering cancer of leftist extremism that Corbyn has brought into the party. But I cannot help but feel this is a mistake. The last attempt to do this, the SDP in the 1980s, ended in failure, and so has every other splinter group that has left Labour over the past 120 years. What may be different this time is that the Brexit crisis is splitting both parties. If a significant number of Remainer MPs leave both Labour and the Tories, and link up with the Lib Dems and the SNP, they could form a Remain Front that might win public support as the truth about the total fraud that is Brexit becomes more obvious. But the likelihood is that this won’t happen, and that the split in Labour will just hand the Tories another term in office once they find someone (anyone) other than May to lead them.

    #244507

    bloodteller

    >Politics, religion and Red Dwarf VIII. These are the only rules.

    I can’t tell if this is a reference to the Better Than Life novel, or if it’s just a genuine list of things best not discussed on the site

    #244509

    Ben Saunders

    Bold of anybody to call the Labour party “left”. You don’t know what left is. England doesn’t have a left wing party

    #244510

    Ian Symes

    G&T Admin

    This thread will not go well.

    #244511

    Darrell

    Why did RamesesNiblickTheThird combine two rival factions of the Labour Party into one though?

    #244534

    si

    ,blockquote>This thread will not go well.

    Politics and G&T do not sit well together.

    #244535

    si

    Oh, will someone sort out that edit feature please?

    #244576

    quinn_drummer

    I’m going to split from G&T and create my own forum with an edit button

    #244600

    si

    I’m going to split from G&T and create my own forum with an edit button

    It’s definitely tempting.

    #244602

    Paul Muller

    I nominate this thread for Hall of Shame status.

    #244642

    RamesesNiblickTheThird

    After Eight anyone?

    #244643

    GlenTokyo

    Who goes “I’m really mad about those labour MPs that broke away and would like to discuss it” and then goes to a Red Dwarf fan site full of people that aren’t even British, or are possibly too young to have voted in a general election.

    Can’t you go to the Daily Mail comments section and vent your spleen.

    #244644

    Dave

    Who goes “I’m really mad about those labour MPs that broke away and would like to discuss it” and then goes to a Red Dwarf fan site full of people that aren’t even British, or are possibly too young to have voted in a general election.

    Who? Only a yoghurt.

    #244706

    Taiwan Tony

    I was too busy stockpiling rice and sharpening my hammer to notice.

    #244708

    quinn_drummer

    Who sharpens a hammer?

    #244709

    bloodteller

    Someone with a hammer that’s too blunt

    #244710

    Dave

    This reminds me of my planned Sherlock/Thor flatshare crossover comedy that was going to be called Holmes Under The Hammer.

    #244711

    Pete Part Three

    That reminds me of my planned pornographic movie starring Katie Holmes and MC Hammer.

    #244712

    si

    Homes Under The Hammer was the original title for DIY SOS, wasn’t it?

    #244715

    RamesesNiblickTheThird
    #244716

    RamesesNiblickTheThird

    Johnathan Pie nails it once more.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O2NsPioKBs

    #244717

    Plastic Percy

    Why does Jonathan Pie always have his shirt done up but his tie loosened?

    #244718

    Darrell

    Jonathan Pie was developed with the financial and editorial assistance of an international regime that empowers, funds and tacitly promotes concentration camps for gay men in Chechnya on a organised scale of ambition not seen since the Holocaust, and yet still the shitty fucking material is somehow *worse*.

    But hey, if an ethically barren Lord Haw Haw tribute act reading out Brendan O’Neill columns whilst unconvincingly flapping his ear cartilage is your thing, be my guest.

    #244719

    Paul Muller

    Honestly, if anyone wants to hit me up on Twitter (@paulusmuller) and have a chat about this whole business, I’d be more than happy to engage – it takes very little to send me off on one about politics. But again, I’d rather not do it on G&T. It’s important to have a bit of headspace away from the 24/7 rolling political shitshow, some kind of hobby or activity that allows you to forget it for a moment. If you’re engaging with current affairs, especially politics, all the time – I can tell you from personal experience, it just makes you very unhappy and sends you a bit odd.

    #244720

    Ben Saunders

    Jonathan Pie shouts too much. Why is he so angry? Nobody wants to be shouted at and talked down to like that, he’s just preaching to the converted.

    #244721

    bloodteller

    I’ve never seen the appeal of Jonathan Pie. It’s just some prick in a suit making needlessly aggressive rants about stuff. Is it meant to be funny? What’s the target audience here? Plus, said rants are a load of bollocks

    #244722

    RamesesNiblickTheThird

    It’s bollocks if your a Tory I suppose.

    #244723

    Warbofrog

    >Jonathan Pie shouts too much. Why is he so angry?

    Why was Brilliant Kid in The Fast Show so positive all the time? J.P. man should expand his one-note repertoire with other hilarious comedy characters, show us you have range.

    Although saying that, I couldn’t stomach much of Sacha Baron Cohen’s last series because it meant being reminded of or learning about depressing shit that I just don’t need to worry about in life.

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