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  1. saintrichie123

    saintrichie123 Well-Known Member

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    The new chairman of the BBC has donated over £400,000 to the Tory party.
    Make of that as you will.

    https://bylinetimes.com/2021/01/06/...nated-more-than-400000-to-conservative-party/
     
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    Can but hope spaffalot Johnson faces the full fury of a woman scorned and the investigating committees don't hold back. But still the Borette apologists will pass it and his philandering history as jolly japes.
     
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  4. Archers Road

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    Many of Boris’ supporters would chuckle indulgently even if it was their wives he was shagging. There’s still a powerful residue of forelock tugging serfdom in the English national character.
     
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  5. ChilcoSaint

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    I always refer people who haven't read it to Robert Tressell's classic "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists". A must-read.
     
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  6. Archers Road

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    Quite a few people have recommended this one, must get round to reading it eventually <ok>
     
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  7. Lemons and Oranges

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    Chilco, call me a pedant, but isn't the title 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists'? Or has it been updated for Facebook, or something? :cheesy:
     
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  8. thereisonlyoneno7

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    Free on the Kindle to all.
     
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  9. ChilcoSaint

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    I was trying to right legibly while travelling on a bus!
     
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  11. saintrichie123

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    The BBC is definitely the censored mouthpiece of this Tory government, as proven in an earlier post, the new chairman of the BBC is a Tory donor ........go figure.
     
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    Is that why you couldn’t write right? :emoticon-0102-bigsm:emoticon-0102-bigsm
     
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    Yep, I rote write rong.
     
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    Boris will decide what the bbc can and can’t report thank you.
     
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    Apparently Boris has agreed to get his head shaved for charity when hairdressers reopen on 12th April.
     
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  18. ChilcoSaint

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    Now, this may surprise you, as you know what I think of Johnson, but I don't agree with the Prime Minister of our country becoming even more of a figure of ridicule than he is already. He should respect the dignity of the office he holds.
     
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