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    He’ll never resign, they’ll have to drag him out kicking and screaming. But I also don’t understand what the fuck labour is doing and if this yet another opportunity Corbyn is going to squander.
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    I agree. Labour should be capitalising on this and offering voters a real sense of direction and instead old Jezza is contemplating his navel.
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    because corbyn is a pro-brexit budget bernie sanders. useless.
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    It’s been 243 years since 1776. Who would have thought that the UK would end up with a functioning Supreme Court and the US would end up with King George?

    https://twitter.com/theblatt/status/1176474364427919360
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShimmeringGlow View Post
    It’s been 243 years since 1776. Who would have thought that the UK would end up with a functioning Supreme Court and the US would end up with King George?

    https://twitter.com/theblatt/status/1176474364427919360

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    Quote Originally Posted by sputnik View Post
    He’ll never resign, they’ll have to drag him out kicking and screaming. But I also don’t understand what the fuck labour is doing and if this yet another opportunity Corbyn is going to squander.
    Labour doesn’t want to be in charge of the Tory driven economy-lemmings-cliff situation. Corbin is pro-Brexit but he’s worse than that and this is why he is essentially unelectable. There are too many faults for me to list but the Labour Party need to dump him ASAP and get in someone else who is pro-remain and can *actually* do the job. And I speak as a 3rd generation socialist.
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    sigh. corbyn's power within the labour party is a mystery to me. you'd think they'd have sacked him ages ago! and now that the tories are basically suiciding britain, this was their big chance and instead of having some balls and taking a real stance, they just backed corbyn's 'neutral' brexit stance which means they're not going to do anything at all. it's beyond fucked.
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    After the Highest Court found BobaJob illegal peroging of parliament he’s now back in the house.



    Boris Johnson faces backlash over 'dangerous' language
    26 September 2019


    Boris Johnson is facing a backlash from MPs after he was accused of using "dangerous" language over Brexit.
    In a heated Commons debate, the prime minister used words such as "betrayal" and "traitor" and said a "surrender act" had been passed to stop Brexit.
    A Labour MP referred to the murder of her colleague Jo Cox before the EU vote and said his remarks were "violent".
    She said MPs faced death threats from people using similar language - but the PM dismissed her comments as "humbug".
    The highly charged debate - described by the BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg as one of the most brutal she had ever witnessed - came a day after the Supreme Court ruled Mr Johnson's suspension of Parliament unlawful .
    Mr Johnson was forced to cut short his visit to the UN in New York to return to the Commons after the UK's highest court ruled against the decision.
    The prime minister insisted to the Commons that the court had been "wrong to pronounce on a political question at a time of great national controversy".
    He also challenged the opposition parties to table a vote of no confidence or back a general election and face a "day of reckoning" with voters.


    MPs will later discuss whether to approve a three-day break for the Commons next week while the Conservative stage their annual party conference.
    BBC political correspondent Nick Eardley said opposition parties would also be meeting to discuss their tactics for next week.
    They previously secured a bill requiring the prime minister to seek an extension to the 31 October Brexit deadline if he failed to come up with a new exit deal before 19 October.
    'Inflammatory language'

    During an ill-tempered debate, the prime minister was repeatedly challenged by opposition MPs over his use of the word "surrender" to describe legislation passed earlier this month which aims to block a no-deal Brexit on 31 October .


    Paula Sherriff: "We must moderate our language and it has to come from the prime minister first"Pointing to a plaque in the chamber commemorating Labour MP Jo Cox, who was murdered by a right-wing extremist days before the EU referendum in 2016, Labour's Paula Sherriff said: "We should not resort to using offensive, dangerous or inflammatory language for legislation that we do not like, and we stand here under the shield of our departed friend with many of us in this place subject to death threats and abuse every single day.
    "They often quote his words 'Surrender Act', 'betrayal', 'traitor' and I for one am sick of it.
    "We must moderate our language, and it has to come from the prime minister first."
    In response, Mr Johnson said: "I have to say, Mr Speaker, I've never heard such humbug in all my life."
    Tracy Brabin, who was elected as MP for Batley and Spen after Ms Cox's murder, also urged the prime minister to moderate his language "so that we will all feel secure when we're going about our jobs".
    Mr Johnson replied that the best way to honour the memory of Jo Cox - who campaigned for Remain - and bring the country together was "to get Brexit done".
    Mrs Cox's husband, Brendan, later tweeted he felt "sick at Jo's name being used in this way".







    Feel a bit sick at Jo’s name being used in this way. The best way to honour Jo is for all of us (no matter our views) to stand up for what we believe in, passionately and with determination. But never to demonise the other side and always hold onto what we have in common.


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    BBC analysis

    Parliament a place of fear and loathing after debate


    Laura KuenssbergPolitical editor@bbclaurakon Twitter


    • 5 hours ago



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    Image copyrightREUTERS"I'm not sure that we can look the nation in the eye and say that was a good day."
    That's how a Conservative MP has described the torrid scenes in the Commons in the last 24 hours.
    Did the prime minister alight on the frustration of many members of the public who may feel that Parliament has simply failed to keep the promise it made to carry out their wishes expressed in the referendum - yes.
    Did Boris Johnson confirm his determination to push on with keeping the vow he made to take the UK out of the EU at the end of next month - yes.
    But did the scenes in Parliament suggest that his determination tips into a potentially destructive disdain - yes, to that too.
    Boris Johnson's decision has long been clear - he would seek to use everything within his grasp to stick to the Brexit deadline he set.
    If that meant knocking some plaster off the ceiling, rattling some cages in a fractious and perhaps failing Parliament, so be it.
    It is not as if, his allies argue, this Parliament has any measurable or reliable level of support from the public at large.
    Their calculation is that swathes of voters, whatever they chose in 2016, have simply had enough of MPs' inability to decide.


    After three years of political strife, following a clear, if narrow, result in the referendum, it is of course the case there are plenty of voters who blame politicians collectively for the mess we all witness.
    So, as Boris Johnson and Number 10 have been obviously doing since taking office, Parliament's failure is a political target.
    Whatever you think of that interpretation, for most of tonight's debate, this still relatively new prime minister was combatively, precisely on his chosen message.
    Accordingly, he decided to stir his benches with rancour rather than make any effort to soothe nerves on all sides, let alone show remorse for his defeat.
    Yet, even for a politician whose tactics include provocation, it is worth asking if he went too far.








    Media captionPaula Sherriff: "We must moderate our language and it has to come from the prime minister first"Outrage is a common currency these days, but MPs' jaws dropped as he ramped up the rhetoric in responses to questions - suggesting first that it was "humbug" for a Labour MP to demand he temper his language, to try to protect MPs' safety.
    Then, he went on to say that the appropriate legacy for the MP who was murdered during the referendum, Jo Cox, was for MPs to complete the Brexit process.
    No surprise that Labour MPs howled in protest, some left the Commons in disbelief.
    And there may be few Tory MPs willing, as the day goes on, to defend how far he went.
    The cabinet minister Nicky Morgan too, who expressed her concern on Twitter, is not the only Tory MP who was unhappy at what happened.
    There is pushback from the other side, of course.
    One minister said, in sadness rather than anger, that Labour was deploying "double standards" after several years of calling the Leave side "racists and criminals".
    There should be no surprise there was reaction like this.
    Others in government believe that we are seeing the raw conflict that had to play out, the fight Theresa May delayed but couldn't make disappear.
    And, rightly or wrongly, politics moves so fast in this era, it's impossible to tell if tonight's cries of horror in SW1 will fade fast to nothing, or indeed, how far they have reached beyond Westminster's bubble.
    As ever, forgive but note the caveat that the situation is ever shifting and could transform within days.
    For now, though, it is almost impossible to imagine this group of politicians being able to agree on much.
    The attitude Boris Johnson displayed has made the divisions more stark.
    And in the unlikely event this prime minister strikes a deal, it seems harder in this moment to imagine that he'd have more than a handful of Labour MPs on side.
    And if you were hoping that, eventually, our politicians were moving towards a way of working together, Parliament tonight was a place of fear and loathing, not a place of debate and discussion that could provide a solution for us all.





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    https://twitter.com/JimMFelton/status/1176812416597929985
    I don't know what he is on but boy Boris is trippin

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    Quote Originally Posted by kasippu View Post
    https://twitter.com/JimMFelton/status/1176812416597929985
    I don't know what he is on but boy Boris is trippin

    Sorry no idea how to post the twitter video
    I don’t think that we need to scar people with the video???



    try this instead?


    Pink-eyed terminators and limbless chickens: Boris Johnson’s UN speech in quotes


    PM uses his General Assembly speech on the challenges of technology to paint a dystopian view before returning to political crisis at home



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    Wed 25 Sep 2019 05.16 BST




    Hours after the UK supreme court delivered perhaps the most humiliating and significant of Boris Johnson’s defeats, the British prime minister delivered his inaugural speech to the UN General Assembly.
    Johnson’s theme was the opportunities and challenges of technology and he ranged across a variety of subjects, from mattresses that can monitor your nightmares to a diet of “terrifying limbless chickens”. Here is a selection of his quotes:
    1.

    “In the future, voice connectivity will be in every room and almost every object: your mattress will monitor your nightmares; your fridge will beep for more cheese.”
    2.

    “A future Alexa will pretend to take orders. But this Alexa will be watching you, clucking her tongue and stamping her foot.”
    3.

    “You may keep secrets from your friends, from your parents, your children, your doctor – even your personal trainer – but it takes real effort to conceal your thoughts from Google.”
    4.

    “AI – what will it mean? Helpful robots washing and caring for an ageing population? Or pink-eyed terminators sent back from the future to cull the human race?”
    5.

    “What will synthetic biology stand for – restoring our livers and our eyes with miracle regeneration of the tissues, like some fantastic hangover cure? Or will it bring terrifying limbless chickens to our tables?”
    6.

    “When Prometheus brought fire to mankind. In a tube of fennel, as you may remember, that Zeus punished him by chaining him to a Tartarean crag while his liver was pecked out by an eagle. And every time his liver regrew the eagle came back and pecked it again. And this went on forever – a bit like the experience of Brexit in the UK, if some of our parliamentarians had their way.”

    https://www.theguardian.com/politics...eech-in-quotes


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    Background: Jo Cox was a female MP who received threats and was then publicly murdered.


    Brendan Cox criticises PM's 'sloppy' language

    Matthew Weaver




    Brendan Cox Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PABrendan Cox, the husband of the murdered MP Jo, has condemned the “sloppy language” of Boris Johnson and the “growing inferno of rhetoric” in the House of Commons.
    The prime minister was widely condemned last night when he said the best way to honour the memory of Jo Cox was to get Brexitdone.
    In a notably restrained reaction on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Brendan Cox, said he was “shocked” by the language Johnson used, but noted that the prime minister’s remarks were said “in the on heat the moment”.
    Cox said: “I’m sure on reflection, it’s something that he would probably wish he hadn’t said. I think it was sloppy language and the wrong thing to say, but I but I don’t think that he is an evil man.”
    He added: “What isn’t legitimate is to co-opt her memory or her beliefs for things that she didn’t believe in or didn’t say. I was thinking about how Jo would respond to it last night. She would have tried to take a generosity of spirit to it. And thought about how in this moment, you can step back from this growing inferno of rhetoric.”
    Cox urged politicians of both sides of the Brexit debate to tone down the rhetoric used and stop portraying each other as good or evil. “We just have to have a more nuanced understanding to remember our common our common humanity,” Cox said.
    He added:


    “I was genuinely shocked by the the willingness to descend to vitriol, because I think it does long lasting harm. To have this debate descend into this bear pit of polarisation, I think it’s dangerous for our country.”
    There is a willingness to jump out and decry the other side when they use language like ‘surrender’ or ‘traitor’ or ‘betrayal’. And I think that is inflammatory language. But as inflammatory are those people who have used the language of it being a ‘coup’ and ‘dictatorship’ and ‘fascism’.
    I think both of those approaches are unacceptable. It is not just bad behaviour by one side of the debate. This is something which is infected our politics, and it’s this vicious cycle where language gets more extreme, response gets more extreme, it all gets hyped up ... It creates an atmosphere where I think violence and attacks are more likely.
    You can disagree passionately with people. But you don’t have to impugn their motives, whether you are a hard Brexiteer or a hard remainer, actually, what you have in common is a desire to do what you think is best for the country.
    What isn’t acceptable is to demonize each other to build a culture of hatred to the other to create this tribal identity. Whatever happens with Brexit, the country is going to have to come together again. And we have to remember that, otherwise, we’ll be building a toxic legacy.”


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    “A future Alexa will pretend to take orders. But this Alexa will be watching you, clucking her tongue and stamping her foot.”
    There's a whole lot of wtf in all those quotes, but this one literally made me spit out water. He's either lost his goddam mind, or he's trying to emulate Trump by pretending he's lost his goddam mind.
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    Police are investigating a crowdfunding page which sought to raise Ł10,000 to have campaigner Gina Miller killed.
    The GoFundMe page targeting Ms Miller, who twice won Supreme Court cases challenging the government on Brexit, was first posted in April.
    Police said the fundraising campaign was reported to them on Wednesday.
    GoFundMe took down the page, which had not raised any money, and apologised for any distress to Ms Miller, who called the crowdfunding "horrifying".
    Speaking to the Sunday Mirror, which first reported the police investigation, Ms Miller said: "This is horrifying. It beggars belief that this can have been allowed to have been put up on this site and stayed there for so long."
    A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers from the Met's south west CID team are currently investigating a report of threats to kill that was reported to them on Wednesday October 23.
    "Enquiries remain ongoing and the victim, a female aged in her 50s, has been regularly updated."


    A GoFundMe spokesman said the company was sorry this campaign "got through our otherwise robust procedures".
    "We are particularly sorry for any distress this caused Gina Miller," he said.
    Ms Miller, a 54-year-old investment manager and philanthropist, stepped into the spotlight in 2016 when she launched a crowdfunded legal challenge to the government.
    It forced the government to give MPs a vote on invoking Article 50 and triggering the Brexit process.
    In September, she won a landmark Supreme Court case establishing that Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful, because it prevented MPs carrying out their duties in the run up to the Brexit deadline.
    But since her first court victory, she has suffered online abuse, including rape and death threats against her and her family, prompting her to employ round-the-clock security.
    Responding on Twitter to the crowdfunding threat, Ms Miller said: "We need to heal our nation and my view is that the only way of doing that is to remember true British values of tolerance, decency, reason, civic duty, common-sense and, above all else, honesty and kindness."
    Labour MP David Lammy tweeted that the threats were "despicable", adding that Ms Miller had "tirelessly fought for British values". "What is happening to our country?" he asked


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50202060

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