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A questionable butterfly


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From The Grave

The cross-party Leave campaign was in no position to "pledge" anything, it could only give a vision of what would be possible if we left the EU.  It is up to the government, with Remainer Theresa May at the helm to negotiate the detail.  As for the disaffected amongst the 52%, a recent ICM poll found that 68% of voters want the government to get on with implementing the referendum result.

18 Mar 2017

Considering the Brexit bill passed through Parliament unamended and Theresa May will trigger Article 50 any day now, I would say the march is a waste of time.  You'd be better off spending the coach fare on something worthwhile.

Which paper was that then?

16 Mar 2017

Rutte's VDD party lost 25% of its seats, while Wilders increased his to become the second largest party in The Netherlands.  That doesn't seem much of a downward trend to me.  Mijne is een pint van Heineken.

A lot of surgeries/hospitals have an automated system for sending out appointment reminders via text message.  The wonders of modern technology.

Your original post didn't say anything about them contributing more, just that they should contribute something. Make your mind up.

22 Jan 2017

According to the article from the Monarchy-hating Indy the Royals do contribute to the upkeep.

22 Jan 2017

How do you know they don't?

22 Jan 2017

Does the royal family personally own all the residencies?

Just bloody rude
17 Dec 2016

It's a pity we were not informed about all this supranationalism and integration in the early 70s when we joined the Common Market, instead of being lied to and told we were merely joining a trading bloc.  The result of the 1975 referendum might have been very different if people knew the truth back then, but at least we put it right in June this year. If anything the EU has made war more ...

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