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    General News Discussion

    No doubt this will piss off the likes of Owen Jones. My view is if he can find some mug to pay him so much for so little work, good for him. I hope to find a mug who offers me a similar deal!
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    WWE

    I think that's enough though. Let's face it Undertaker entrance and main moves are more over than most of the roster.
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    WWE

    If I went to a WWE live event I would rather watch undertaker (for nostalgia reasons) than the vast majority of the roster.
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    General News Discussion

    I'm sure that's true for some, but most didn't like him before the report. I have no doubts if he was more popular with torys many would be acting very different.
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    General News Discussion

    Although let’s face it most of the torys going after Bercow aren’t doing it because of morals, they are doing it because they don’t like him.
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    Football 18/19

    Someone on one of the football podcasts said Poland have already been relegated and probably dont care and that's probably true. I can see the top league being like the league 1/league 2 cup (whatever it's called these days) where fans won't care untill the semi finals. I have to say at present I'm yet to be won over. Not only does the tournament not excite me, it restricts opportunity for non European teams to play European ones and close the gap that has been widening in recent years.
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    Football 18/19

    It was a good result, however I felt the BBC were stretching it when they said one of the biggest wins in Englands recent football history.
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    General News Discussion

    Bercow has a lot of friends in labour. It was labour mps who effectively gave him the job. He has a lot more enemies on his own team.
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    General News Discussion

    It may have been me who said gay couple in error. I think we are all discussing the same case. If a hetrosexual like me goes into the same shop and asks for the same cake, the response is still no. Therefore they are not discriminating on the basis of our sexuality.
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    General News Discussion

    I thought the same initially as well, but have been swayed by the argument they wouldn’t sell the same cake to a heterosexual person. Therefore the sexuality of the person requesting the service is not relevant.
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    To me this was having a fight for the sake of having a fight and an example of not picking the right battle. Several people were comparing it to hotels not allowing gay people to stay, which is completely different. The reaction of most people would be go and take your business elsewhere and in this case, that’s not a terrible idea. I am also concerned about the precedent being used to allow discrimination elsewhere. However as you state a customer being allowed to demand any product is also a dangerous path to go down.
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    Out of interest why do you think it’s not the same. It is perfectly legal to be pro and anti gay marriage, just as it is to be pro and anti capital punishment.
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    If your talking about discrimination I dont think that is the question. If a hetrosexual person asked for a cake celebrating gay marriage to be made, the baker would also refuse. So they aren't making a judgement based on the sexuality of the person requesting the cake.
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    General News Discussion

    I think I could be persuaded either way on this one. Unfortunately its an easy get out for the baker to say that they wouldn't bake the same cake for a hetrosexual person either, so its not discrimination. As I am pretty much on the fence, I think the best solution is that bakers can choose what cakes they bake and if one refuses, let another one take the money.
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    General News Discussion

    Pissed off about the verdict, or pissed off about it going to court?
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    Typical example of Owen Jones double standards. Someone responds to his view that Blair should be kicked out of the labour party, with the obvious counter that Corbyn has taken cash from the Iranian and. Russian (lovely regimes) propoganda channel. His response was well that's just different. The difference is he loves one and hates the other, so bends his view accordingly. For the sake of consistency I'm happy for both Blair and Corbyn to keep the money.
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    The thing is if it was a tory MP saying the same about a labour colleague. Your criticism would be stronger than "out of order". The likes of Owen Jones won't say his comments were correct, but at the same time will base their criticism and willing to forgive on how much they like the person saying the words. It's complete double standards.
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    General News Discussion

    In terms of the Blair thing, I think he is wrong. He is saying it because he (and supporters) hate Blair, rather than a sense of morals. I don't know which labour rule recieving Saudi donations would have broken. If it does then I assume the same would apply to people who have taken money from Iran and Russia. My view on Blair is celebrate what he did well, learn from his mistakes and move on. Fight todays battles instead of obsessing over the past. In terms of marching against racism then I think it's a good thing. As I said what frustrates me about the likes of Jones is the fact they at one point had a pretty open mind, now he has fully embraced football supporter politics. The likes of Bastani have probably always been idiots. I also think you are underplaying their influence. These popular left commentators never call each other out and agree about pretty much everything. If you are exposed to that uniform thought then of course it will influence you. My fear is that the likes of Owen Jones want labour to prioritise being a protest party instead of a party of government. Look at how much they talk about middle East politics compared to British education, then make the same comparison with your average voter.
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    General News Discussion

    The thing is if a male conservative mp says the same thing, you/Owen Jones act very differently. How about the other two examples I gave? Do you agree with me he is very hypocritical on a fairly regular basis? Of course he is influential. Labour have had a surge of young members in recent years and he is one of the better known people on left social media. I note today him stating that Blair should be thrown out of labour for bringing the party into disrepute for accepting Saudi money into his foundation. Do you agree with this as well?
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    General News Discussion

    Owen Jones is happy to stand beside john (lynching) McDonnell, Clive (get on your knees bitch) Lewis. He also initially endorsed someone for the labour NEC who on record had said labour MPs deserve to be attacked soon after a female mp had been murdered. Is this man in a position to lecture anyone?
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    General News Discussion

    Out of interest if Owen thinks anti-Semitic comments and saying nasty things about woman should stop you being a party member. Who is he proposing to replace the labour leader and shadow chancellor? Reading social media this story may be fake news anyway.
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    General News Discussion

    The likes of him were the main culprits in stirring up the "call off the dogs" crap going after Chuka. I'm all for debate but he does not debate his friends he agrees with them 100 percent of the time. They definitely do go after people and always choose the same targets. These people are unfortunately influential. Even you who claims to not be hardcore Corbyn follow their line 90 percent of the time and never (or very rarely) calls them out when say stupid things. A war against the "centrists" is an incredibly dumb battle to fight.
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    General News Discussion

    When the likes of Owen Jones are going after centrists, they are including way left of Bush. They include the likes of Chuka, Creasy, Gordon Brown etc. I'm sure most of my work would consider themselves centrists. I hope labour can try and appeal to them and not a narrow base.
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    General News Discussion

    Again I think his selection is evidence that the torys have given up on this one. Maybe they think if they are going to lose, picking a black candidate helps their image. Out of interest what do you think of the lefty commentators using the term centrist in a derogatory manner? As a labour supporter I want to welcome people who consider themselves centrist, not turn them away.
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    Football 18/19

    I think everyone has!
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