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13 Comments

    • I respect Portillo’s opinion. Theresa needs to make way for the truly BREXIT people within the Conservatives to handle this.

      • Blazer

         /  February 3, 2018

        lets hope Rees-Mogg is successful.He would be the gift to the left,that just keeps on…giving.You and Missy will wet your pants…with…excitement.

        • Corky

           /  February 3, 2018

          He comes from good stock, Blazer. His dad was William, if I recall. This chap co authored one of the best books I have read:

          The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age

          • Blazer

             /  February 3, 2018

            Moggy represents everything that is wrong in a class…society.Belongs in the Victorian age.

            • Corky

               /  February 3, 2018

              I was about to say that about your philosophy.

            • Blazer

               /  February 3, 2018

              they will never accept…you…Corky…no matter how rich you may become.

            • Corky

               /  February 3, 2018

              You mean I will never have a double banger name?

            • Blazer

               /  February 3, 2018

              maybe if you marry…Mrs Whistlehead.

    • phantom snowflake

       /  February 3, 2018

      Here’s Rees-Mogg talking about Britain becoming a ‘vassal state’; sounding like he’s just appeared from some parallel medieval world of serfs, peasants (and in his case) feudal lords.

      https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/02/word-of-the-week-steven-poole-vassal

  1. Joe Bloggs

     /  February 3, 2018

    Another one of trump’s talking points has been blown to smithereens…

    On Friday, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released its jobs report for January, which shows African-American unemployment has soared 13.2%. The black joblessness rate now stands at 7.7%

    https://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t02.htm

    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  February 3, 2018

      Looks like a cold winter weather impact on unskilled jobs to me, Joe. Don’t you want to blame global warming? But good spin:

      Black unemployment (000)
      2017 Jan 673, Sept 626, Oct 679, Nov 673, Dec 601,
      2018 Jan 690

  2. Alan Wilkinson

     /  February 3, 2018