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Re: Coronavirus

Post by White G » 14 Apr 2020, 11:45

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bristleposh wrote:
14 Apr 2020, 10:06
What a load of tosh
What parts?

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Gaz_Miller » 15 Apr 2020, 13:52

Anybody else seen the Piers Morgan clip from this morning when he tears the Tory MP a new one?

Asked her at least SIX times if she voted for or against the 1% pay cap for NHS staff. If it wasn't so sad, it would have been hysterical to see her trying to squirm out of it.

He then played a clip of the Tory benches when the vote for the 1% cap went through parliament. They cheered & cheered like their team had won the world cup.

Sad, sad, self-important individuals - every single one of them.
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by White G » 15 Apr 2020, 16:10

Gaz_Miller wrote:
15 Apr 2020, 13:52
Anybody else seen the Piers Morgan clip from this morning when he tears the Tory MP a new one?

Asked her at least SIX times if she voted for or against the 1% pay cap for NHS staff. If it wasn't so sad, it would have been hysterical to see her trying to squirm out of it.

He then played a clip of the Tory benches when the vote for the 1% cap went through parliament. They cheered & cheered like their team had won the world cup.

Sad, sad, self-important individuals - every single one of them.
Am I right in saying it was only the Tories and the Tory-owned DUP that voted for this? I'm sure it was unanimous on the Conservative side, the hypocrisy of any Tory-voter who is clapping the NHS is incredible!

I still have no doubt that this push to praise the NHS is a smokescreen for the government to avoid criticism of their ineptitude.

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by trevormans » 15 Apr 2020, 16:24

The tory way is to find a three word slogan

It worked brilliantly on the brexiteers


Save the nhs will do nicely for them

It distracts attention from their level of competence ,and those from the shallow end of the gene pool struggle a bit if there are more than three words to remember or quote

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by White G » 15 Apr 2020, 16:54

"I’m seeing a lot of sympathetic ‘he’s only human!’ ‘he’s doing the best he can!’ ‘aww he’s clapping for the NHS, he’s good at heart’ type posts so I’ve compiled a list of reminders why you should NOT feel sorry for Boris Johnson (or any Tory for that matter):

1. He received early warnings from the World Health Organisation of the severity of COVID-19 and the need for immediate social distancing/lockdown measures and ignored them, instead telling us to wash our hands to the tune of ‘happy birthday’. Lives will be lost due to his inaction.

2. His slow actions in implementing a lockdown have set us weeks behind other European countries; countries where doctors are now forced to supply respirators only to those most likely to survive as they simply don’t have the resources to treat everyone. Our NHS is pushed to its limit now, weeks before our case numbers are due to hit peak. He has slowed our progress and risked the collapse of the NHS when we need it most.

3. He scoffed at the mention of ‘closing pubs’ and ‘employing police to the streets’ DAYS before implementing these procedures. Wondering why people didn’t take the sudden lockdown seriously?

4. Lockdown and forced closures occurred after St Patrick’s day - many went out to celebrate regardless of the virus panic because Johnson failed to force closures of public spaces in time.

5. He told people to ‘stop going the pub’ before forcing pubs/bars/restaurants/cafes to close, meaning businesses couldn’t claim on their insurance. Your favourite local independents probably won’t survive this.

6. He brazenly ignored expert advise to brag about shaking hands (?) with patients - this sent mixed messages to the public and gave the ‘it’s just a bad cold!’ crew validation. Why practice social distancing if the PM isn’t going to?

7. The Tory party has a track record for drastically cutting NHS funding, leaving it on the brink of collapse. Tories stood outside no.10 last night and clapped for the NHS - Tories also clapped the day they voted against giving NHS workers a pay rise.

8. The workers his party deemed ‘unskilled’ are now deemed ‘key workers’, risking infection daily to keep the country afloat for - in almost all cases - no extra pay.

9. His refusal to protect construction workers’ wages is leading to overcrowded building sites, risking infection for workers and their families - this is NOT essential work.

10. That £350 million promised to the NHS by Brexit campaigners - the face of which was Boris himself - where is it???

11. Corbyn produced redacted documents indicating that the Tories were essentially selling the NHS - Johnson did not deny this.

12. He made fun of Corbyn’s ‘magic money tree’ claiming funds to help house the homeless and improve the NHS simply didn’t exist. By Thursday, all homeless in the country are expected to be housed and 80% of wages paid to support businesses through the pandemic.

13. They stood by and watched as billionaire scumbag Richard Branson successfully sued the NHS.

14. He lied about parking fees for NHS staff being necessary - it took a GLOBAL PANDEMIC to get them free parking.

15. He reduced public transport operations before offering wage subsidies and forcing closures, leading to dangerously overcrowded buses and trains.

16. Remember the NHS nurses and doctors sobbing on your timelines, begging that you don’t vote for the Tories and their cuts? We’re paying for failing them with our lives and theirs.

17. He callously went for the herd immunity strategy to ‘protect the economy’, with the elderly and sick paying the price. Johnson knew he was experimenting with lives, telling us that ‘many more families are going to lose loved ones before their time’. Many of these lost lives would have been preventable.

Thanking Johnson for his present leadership is like thanking a thief for returning your empty purse after stealing all the money out of it. Coronavirus wasn’t preventable but the rapid spread of it and the criminal underfunding of the NHS was. Remember to hold him accountable when this is all over." - Hannah Elizabeth Robinson"

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by bristleposh » 15 Apr 2020, 17:39

So I take it all three of you don’t think Johnson and the Tory party are doing a very good job. Who’d have thought that anybody would take any notice of what a prat like Piers Morgan would say. 1% pay rise was not a pay reduction, why should NHS staff many of whom are on a far higher pay grade than say someone working in a care home, the majority of whom are on the national minimum wage.
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by trevormans » 15 Apr 2020, 19:17

For the avoidance of any doubt ,any government which systematically lies and denies scrutiny and which is continually seeking to deny democracy is by definition doing a bad job

Johnson himself incompetent, has surrounded himself with incompetent sycophants in his cabinet


This is a rotten government

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by bristleposh » 15 Apr 2020, 19:52

trevormans wrote:
15 Apr 2020, 19:17
For the avoidance of any doubt ,any government which systematically lies and denies scrutiny and which is continually seeking to deny democracy is by definition doing a bad job

Johnson himself incompetent, has surrounded himself with incompetent sycophants in his cabinet


This is a rotten government
I'm surprised you don't go on dotnet, you'd be right at home there. They have just recently been voting on the most awful person in history, currently, Nigel Farge is in a quarter-final against Anders Breivik and is winning, the other day Katie Hopkins defeated Gary Glitter. There was a shock result yesterday however Harold Shipman defeated Tommy Robinson but only by two votes. Instead of having a vote on awful people they should have called it who is most opposed to your opinions.
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by trevormans » 15 Apr 2020, 20:48

if those are somebodys ideas of the worst people ever, then they have a narrow range of experience


and do not see the big picture

they probably mostly voted for brexit


i do not hate the fat liar, i just think that anybody who denies democracy is not serving his country well

he is seeking to serve himself and nothing more, which is why he refuses to have anybody who will not kow tow to his line

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by White G » 16 Apr 2020, 00:29

Don't forget that Boris was a Remainer who switched allegiance simply in order to take the keys at No.10. It was a risky but successful move, but it shows that he's willing to do anything to help himself!

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Gaz_Miller » 16 Apr 2020, 08:12

And Matt Hancock has come to the aid of our front line care workers by...wait for it...

Giving them a substantial pay rise? NO
Giving them all the essential equipment they need? NO
Guaranteeing PPE? NO

...it's to provide them with a badge. Yes, a f*cking badge.

Andy Burham sums it up - “Of all the things that long-suffering social care staff in England most need, I would put a badge close to the bottom of the list”

This government is beyond belief. So out of touch with reality
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by trevormans » 16 Apr 2020, 10:17

I dont believe that fat liar was ever a remainer

He was an opportunist who could have gone either way.
He just saw brexit as the better chance for him

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by bristleposh » 16 Apr 2020, 10:31

Gaz_Miller wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 08:12
And Matt Hancock has come to the aid of our front line care workers by...wait for it...

Giving them a substantial pay rise? NO
Giving them all the essential equipment they need? NO
Guaranteeing PPE? NO

...it's to provide them with a badge. Yes, a f*cking badge.

Andy Burham sums it up - “Of all the things that long-suffering social care staff in England most need, I would put a badge close to the bottom of the list”

This government is beyond belief. So out of touch with reality
I'd have made a badge saying 81% of Labour members had more sense than to vote for Andy Burnham.
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Gaz_Miller » 16 Apr 2020, 10:39

bristleposh wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 10:31
I'd have made a badge saying 81% of Labour members had more sense than to vote for Andy Burnham.
Are you pleased that Hancock has pledged a badge for the front line workers?

Yes or No?
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by bristleposh » 16 Apr 2020, 10:47

No, but had it have been suggested by one of your glorious lefties I've no doubt you'd have got a stiffy
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