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#1 ONLINE   vanderark14

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:43 AM

Theresa May is about to make some sort of announcement. Its out of the ordinary because they haven't told the press what to expect.

 

Strongest rumour is she's going to announce a snap GE.

 

 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:51 AM

Just seen this. There was chat last week she was going to resign. I don't see this happening though, sadly. GE...
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:52 AM

Just seen this. There was chat last week she was going to resign. I don't see this happening though, sadly. GE...

 

calling a GE is a strange move. It'll be interesting to see why they make this move.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:54 AM

 
calling a GE is a strange move. It'll be interesting to see why they make this move.


Tories would win by a clear majority.
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:55 AM

Theresa May is about to make some sort of announcement. Its out of the ordinary because they haven't told the press what to expect.

 

Strongest rumour is she's going to announce a snap GE.

 

 

 

Now is not the time. 

Uncertainty etc etc. 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:56 AM

 
calling a GE is a strange move. It'll be interesting to see why they make this move.


Labour are a mess, lib dems fucked themelves by getting in bed with the tories and ukip are a joke.

The tories would win at a canter...
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:57 AM

Going to war imo
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:58 AM

Going to war imo


With Spain?
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:01 AM

With Spain?

 

I'm backing the Spanish.

 

Mon the Spain. 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:03 AM

I'm backing the Spanish.
 
Mon the Spain. 


Absolutely. I'm away for a sympathy nap.
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:03 AM

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I hear she's to announce her verdict on the manboobs vs tup bet controversy. 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:09 AM

Snap GE. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:12 AM

I've just realised May looks like that woman who used to work in the Hen Hoose
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:14 AM

I've just realised May looks like that woman who used to work in the Hen Hoose


She's in the OKH now.
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:18 AM

Was just away to say the wifey in the OKH is like a bigger version o her :laughing:
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:21 AM

I'm never in OKH due to the pseudo-hardmen who hold court in there.

Thoroughly depressing standing at the bar hearing 'we were the top firm in the 80's' over and over again
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:22 AM

Never been over bad when I've been in....

That wifey is the scariest thing in there
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:23 AM

She's in the OKH now.

 

Shes in the  Oberkommando des Heeres (OKH), the Supreme High command of the German Army in WW2?


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:23 AM

She reminds them of their headmistress at boarding school, that's why they are all cowed by her. Freud n that.
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:37 AM

She reminds them of their headmistress at boarding school, that's why they are all cowed by her. Freud n that.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:38 AM

And so would the front benchers, dominatrix styleee.
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:39 AM

Horrible wifey. 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:01 AM

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:05 AM

Smart move from those Tory Reptiles.

 

Win a clear majority while Labour implode due to infighting, push through a hard brexit, castrate the poor and round the unemployed into gulags while the bankers play financial roulette with the countries economy.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:11 AM

 

calling a GE is a strange move. It'll be interesting to see why they make this move.

 

To consolidate power over labours piss poor performance and to give her a solid mandate for the next 5 years. From a party political point of view a general election now makes perfect sense. 

 

Sadly there is no credible alternative just now to a conservative government....


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:17 AM

Corbs doesn't even want his hands on the levers of state, it's like the word power makes him feel all sick inside.
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:18 AM

 

To consolidate power over labours piss poor performance and to give her a solid mandate for the next 5 years. From a party political point of view a general election now makes perfect sense. 

 

Sadly there is no credible alternative just now to a conservative government....

 

While there is no doubt that the Tories will win the election, I do wonder if this allows the SNP to further their mandate for another independence referendum.  Perhaps May and Co see is it as potential for an inroads up here...


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:25 AM

 

To consolidate power over labours piss poor performance and to give her a solid mandate for the next 5 years. From a party political point of view a general election now makes perfect sense. 

 

Sadly there is no credible alternative just now to a conservative government....

 

I think you are right, I also think they'd take some seats off the SNP in Scotland. Shrewd move by Maggie May


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:26 AM

 

While there is no doubt that the Tories will win the election, I do wonder if this allows the SNP to further their mandate for another independence referendum.  Perhaps May and Co see is it as potential for an inroads up here...

 

Without a doubt. 

 

Surely there's no way the SNP can do as well as they did in 2015. A lower return in seats will give the Westminster government a fairly solid argument that the people of Scotland are against a second referendum - well that's what they'll say anyway. 

 

The stars are aligning for the Tories it has to be said. 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:26 AM

 

To consolidate power over labours piss poor performance and to give her a solid mandate for the next 5 years. From a party political point of view a general election now makes perfect sense. 

 

Sadly there is no credible alternative just now to a conservative government....

 

Maybe the SNP should put some candidates down just to see what happens.  Labour will do fuck all.


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