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I have a solution for the welfare state/state pension issue in this country
at 10:21 5 Dec 2019

If you don't have children, you don't have any access to a state pension or the welfare state at all once you stop working.
Your pension is supposed to be paid for by your children and your children's children. If you were too lazy or selfish to have raised kids, sorry, no state pension or NHS for you. You have to either continue to work, sell your property, or have paid into a private medical insurance/pension fund for many years. These are difficult times and it's time the Boomers started to repay society for all the advantages they enjoyed over subsequent generations (and have played a big part in withdrawing those advantages for everyone else, too).
Oh and you also can't vote after the age of 70 if you haven't had children.

EDIT; or how about, compulsory national service, but only for people over the age of 65.
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How long will it be...
at 09:34 4 Dec 2019

before *any* kind of single sex thing, be it swimming clubs, schools, exercise classes, changing rooms offered by shops and so on and so forth, is forced to change its' policy to be based on "gender rather than sex" in the light of similar such legal threats? And will this policy be perhaps further expanded out to institutions and companies acting similarly on the basis of age as well as "gender"? After all age is a protected characteristic under law. For instance, if a 65yo person who identifies as a 10 yo girl wishes to, will they be allowed to attend children's swimming lessons?

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/transgender-single-s
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Did anyone watch...
at 08:51 4 Dec 2019

....the football on Prime last night? What was it like in a specific sense, was it streamed ok with no buffering? When I had Prime on my Apple TV a while back it was almost always interrupted by buffering and artefacts (I think they are called) and I never have the same problem with Netflix. I have fibre and usually speeds of at least 30 MB.
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Who here is watching The Watchmen?
at 08:04 3 Dec 2019

Anyone else watching this weird post-woke post-atomic Squid adaptation/re imaginings of one of the most influential literary works of the latter part of the 20th century? I still can't decide if it's good or not but I do know all the puns get on my thrupenny-bits. Next week is called "A God walks into a bar" oh lord have mercy really. But it is very interesting and I always wondered what kind of world Veidt created with his practical joke.
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So, the Maximum Leader last night
at 09:53 27 Nov 2019

he didn't know about the marriage allowance tax thing, did he? Or he hadn't thought it through.
Incidentally scrapping a tax break for married couples tells you all you need to know about what Marxists think of marriage.
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Attn: Ipswich
at 08:14 27 Nov 2019

Please stop signing players who are injured when they arrive. Keane, KVY, Norwood too to a lesser extent. We are hopeless at rehabbing them and they always break down again.
Thanks, your friend, Chico.
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SPOTY 2019 nominations are in and lads i'm raging
at 19:37 25 Nov 2019

in the UK we have THE most dominant athlete in the world, Adam Peaty. He doesnt do it in a car or in a team, he just smashes everyone else again and again. This year he swam under 57 seconds before anyone else had swum under 58 and he just won the short course race too when everyone said he would lose.



Just look at this, this is pure dominance, one of the greatest athletic feats you will ever see from anyone, smashing a world class field in half; https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/49143863

Lewis Hamilton? Alun bloody Wyn Jones? Jog on.
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We need a centre forward
at 10:50 25 Nov 2019

ASAP. A few people laughed at me for suggesting this a couple weeks ago but it is totally true. Keane bless him clearly can barely run, Norwood is in and out with injury or whatnot, and Jackson as we all know is good in behind but can't hold the ball up. Unless Folami steps up in a big way we are 1 injury away from being in dire straits.
INB4 someone says What about Sears; he is "months" away as of a week or so ago.
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Top ladz the SNP great banter
at 10:13 21 Nov 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-50486713
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England last night
at 11:43 18 Nov 2019

How the heck did they win that 0-4??? They were pretty hopeless with players falling over, passing terribly, not marking properly etc etc. The defence in particular was terrible both from a defending point of view and in terms of passing it out from the back.
We usually lose to the first good team we play in a tournament anyway but the likes of Portugal France and Germany must be licking their lips right now. Unless we are so good going forward the plan is to win every game 5-4?
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Occasional reminder
at 10:43 15 Nov 2019

that Labour are thinking about taxing your garden.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/22/labour-says-land-value-tax-woul

None of the above.
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You are telling the press I can’t get a hard on
at 17:30 12 Nov 2019

This is fantastic stuff on the latest machinations in British cycling whose employees may or may not have been doping athletes on an industrial scale; https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/nov/12/shane-sutton-accused-serial-liar-d
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The Maximum Leader, in his infinite wisdom and magnificent disinterest,
at 12:51 12 Nov 2019

is now offering all adults ongoing re-education opportunities & the chance to learn ever more about the ongoing revolutionary class war struggle towards freedom and Marxist enlightenment.

(Please note lifelong re-education is mandatory and in the case of any comrades' failure to attend re-education, may be conducted at your local Gulag)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-50378666
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"lads are never going to play 60 games"
at 17:16 11 Nov 2019

Jesus H shut up mate. Messi regularly plays 50 games a season, de Ligt played 55 last year, Azpilicueta plays 50 regularly, plenty of the Luton guys played 50+ last season. This is such tiring BS and sounds like getting excuses in early for any possible failure this year.
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Or in other words...
at 11:47 8 Nov 2019

....five things every female should know. Strange how they used "everyone" instead.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-50289607
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lololololollllllooooollllll
at 14:52 7 Nov 2019

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Don't vote tactically
at 08:09 7 Nov 2019

Voting tactically is a very bad thing and will almost certainly leave you feeling dirty and used, and not in a good way.
If you google tactical voting your first result will almost certainly be a site called GetVoting.org which is a LibDem trojan horse site, recommending you vote LD in 170 constituencies and Labour in 1.
If you feel there is no party representing you then don't vote for any of them. You don't *have* to vote and if enough people don't we may find politics changes for the better.
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JRM's comments on Grenfell
at 17:36 5 Nov 2019

offer a fundamental insight into Brexit and the cancerous opinions behind it. They represent the views of Brexiters that everything including being trapped in a burning building is a question of applying simple "common sense" and taking personal responsibility. This reinforces their opinions that deregulating all aspects of our lives - in effect imposing a form of Randian libertarianism on society, replacing both the EU's and our usual British paternalistic approach - is a good way to run things and will lead to a strong sturdier society.

Boyos, whenever anyone but *especially* a politician talks about "common sense" be very wary of their bad opinions that inevitably follow.
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People with, amongst others, "right wing" views
at 11:33 5 Nov 2019

should not be treated in hospital, says head of hospital.

https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/18013388.nick-hulme-racists-not-treated-hosp

For the avoidance of doubt he specifically say s right wing here; "We have some of the most right wing, bigoted, racist and homophobic remarks and behaviours, certainly in north east Essex."
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Bale + 70m for Sterling..?
at 15:27 4 Nov 2019

No way. Bale is not technical enough for Man City, and if Mbappe was worth twice that three years ago Raheem must be worth twice that at least now!
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