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Tory Cabinet Thread


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1 hour ago, Bruce Spanner said:

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Shocked and appalled, from the man whose dad once spent 14 grand on a desk, who's only jobs outside politics were working in Selfridges and as a data entry clerk, and couldn't get a job at a paper until he became pals with the son of a KGB bureau chief. These are the kind of people I want lecturing me on the concept of hard graft and the undeserving poor. 

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“Not far off half a million young people aged 18 to 24 are on out-of-work benefits …

Many complain of mental health problems that might well be alleviated by fresh air; camaraderie, and a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. The physical exercise associated with compulsory litter-picking sessions surely wouldn’t go amiss.”

 

Isabel Oakeshott, 

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marina hyde in the guardian

 

Honestly, I find it somewhat watchable. At some level you have to simply respect the trick of Penny Mordaunt – an unbelievable lightweight disguised as some kind of serious figure who is now regularly linked with the top job because she silently held a thing still for an hour at the coronation. Genuinely this is the sort of competition they run in suburban shopping malls around the world, and one that would typically win you a month’s supply of contaminated protein powder, not the chance to be prime minister of a country that is somehow still the world’s sixth-largest economy.

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15 minutes ago, Arniepie said:

marina hyde in the guardian

 

Honestly, I find it somewhat watchable. At some level you have to simply respect the trick of Penny Mordaunt – an unbelievable lightweight disguised as some kind of serious figure who is now regularly linked with the top job because she silently held a thing still for an hour at the coronation. Genuinely this is the sort of competition they run in suburban shopping malls around the world, and one that would typically win you a month’s supply of contaminated protein powder, not the chance to be prime minister of a country that is somehow still the world’s sixth-largest economy.

 

Just read that, good stuff. No idea why anyone would be concerned about her, she's just as vapid, lightweight and incompetent as the rest of the Tory shower, she's just not as strident.

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57 minutes ago, Arniepie said:

“Not far off half a million young people aged 18 to 24 are on out-of-work benefits …

Many complain of mental health problems that might well be alleviated by fresh air; camaraderie, and a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. The physical exercise associated with compulsory litter-picking sessions surely wouldn’t go amiss.”

 

Isabel Oakeshott, 

 

 

Ah, yes. Fresh air. That mythical cure all. Might prove a tad difficult for agraphobics.

 

I hear communty litterpicking would alos benefit lazy women who sponge of their rich husbands and spend inordinate amounts of time indoors, looking at a screen, and writing ill-informed puff pieces for fellow cunts.

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Although things like fresh air, and exercise, can be beneficial to those with mental heath conditions this still feels like a message for the often very unwell to “pull themselves together”

 

It’s the way they tell ‘em.

 

And what the knowledge that these kind of policies are rarely about the health and wellbeing of those impacted.

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The BBC reported the ins and outs of this PIP guff, and then said that due to timescales it had no chance of becoming law before the next election. Why the fuck are you reporting on it then if it is just a ad campaign for the Tories.

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3 hours ago, Section_31 said:

Oakshit was crying the blues about not being able to get her mate any help because she's got ME, or middle class lazyitis as I call it, the horrendous twat.

 

Managed to read that post then. 

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On 29/04/2024 at 22:21, Nelly-Szoboszlai said:

It’s good to hear that the leader of the opposition has come out fighting against plans to cut benefits for people with mental health issues and has confirmed that, if elected, his government will reverse or won’t pursue such a horrible policy.

 

Er, hang on….

 

I've got a kid with mental health issues, and there is no help. There is literally no useful help in this country for children, unless you're willing to pay and go private. 

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Google “Teeside Freeport Ecocide” and this is the first hit. 
 

https://theecologist.org/2023/feb/01/ecocide-teesside

 

 

There is growing evidence of a series of marine die-offs connected to dredging around the UK, connected to the Tory freeport agenda, that the UK Government attempted to cover up.

Almost 18 months ago there was a mass marine die-off neat Teesside in Yorkshire, that appears to have occur due to dredging for a new freeport. There were also mass die-offs all down the Yorkshire coast, hitting Bridlington, Whitby, and Saltburn.

It’s not the only area that’s recorded either mass die-offs or much reduced sea life. Falmouth is a case in point where so-called spoil grounds, legal dumping grounds for TCB laden spoil, have also been implicated in local marine die-offs.

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Freeports are areas – often but not only sea ports – where normal customs, tax and labour regulations don’t apply.

They are typically run by private companies, often formed by local business and government coalitions, that use them as tax havens, stealing money from local councils and the government and sending profits off-shore, reducing investment and tax receipts in the UK. Backing for freeports tends to be highest amongst campaigners for Brexit.

 

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