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gingerjon

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#3018519 UKIPpery

Posted by gingerjon on Yesterday, 10:51 AM

 

He can stick it on expenses.




#3018360 Prioritisation

Posted by gingerjon on Yesterday, 06:31 AM

You seem to be missing the point. Dibble has judged that these people have viewed indecent images of kids and is doing nothing about it.

You don't seem too bothered about this. I find that odd.

I've never seen an indecent image of a child and I sincerely hope that I never do. I'm pretty sure I'd know instantly if I did though. I'm not going to indulge you by describing where I thinkbthe boundary between acceptable and indecent lies. You seem to see my definition as critical to the debate, it's not. The definition of dibble is fine.

 

Deliberately viewed.  They didn't think they were getting Nurses on the Game Volume 5 and then accidentally see something in a sidebar.  They deliberately downloaded images from sites they had deliberately planned to visit.  (Allegedly.  Innocent until proven guilty.  Etc etc).

 

I swear Wolford is getting hung up on whether some folk have been looking at young women on just the wrong side of the barely legal line.




#3018222 Prioritisation

Posted by gingerjon on 22 October 2014 - 08:07 PM

Probably because:

 - for many years, I worked in a local government dept that inter alia pursued prosecution cases

 - I have an insight into the collateral damage that can be caused from the publicity surrounding such prosecutions. The very people they are designed to protect can end up with their reputations besmirched and close friendships destroyed.

 

I have absolutely no sympathy for anyone who is deliberately downloading images of the rape and abuse of children.  Such actions enable the abuse to take place, indeed often encourage it to go further.

 

Money spent properly prosecuting people who enable abuse, who enjoy watching abuse and who seek out images and videos abuse is money well spent.




#3018095 UKIPpery

Posted by gingerjon on 22 October 2014 - 03:47 PM

If people were trying to make Martyn look daft, would his own contribution here make him an Uncle Tom?

 

Anyway back on UKIP, Farrage is a swivel eyed loon.

 

A swivel eyed loon whose spewings are increasing support for EU membership.

 

Whilst destroying the Tory party.

 

I'll buy him a pint sometime.




#3015561 Canadian team apply to join Championship 1 (merged threads)

Posted by gingerjon on 17 October 2014 - 01:31 PM

Swinton isn't quite Manchester and there is no way that a Canadian is going to know that it is near Manchester anyway. Gateshead isn't Newcastle and again a Canadian is unlikely to have heard of it. I'm not sure that Coventry is really seen as a big deal over there either.

 

I'm sure the only reason the NFL is successful is because the world knows the exact locations of Green Bay, Jacksonville and Buffalo.




#3015387 Lord Freud

Posted by gingerjon on 17 October 2014 - 08:19 AM

More corporate welfare, just what's needed. <_<

 

It'll ensure more disabled people are in work.  How can you be against it?

 

Oh wait, because it's based on no data whatsoever that employers are refusing to employ disabled people and is also based on the assumption that disabled people's work should be paid less but because we're a caring society we'll give them a nice little top up so they can just about get to the minimum wage.  They better be grateful.  Perhaps they could do that little pose with their hands out.

 

There's no money for this top-up of course and it won't be guaranteed but it's vital we do all we can to be 'fit for business'.  In this case it means making sure some of our poorest people are paid significantly less than a living rate so that boardroom profits aren't dented.




#3015042 UKIPpery

Posted by gingerjon on 16 October 2014 - 02:53 PM

 

 

Those who have power certainly don't like to let go of it.

 

Exactly.

 

Hence, Ukip.




#3014862 UKIPpery

Posted by gingerjon on 16 October 2014 - 10:16 AM

A long read from the LRB: "Farageland"




#3013536 Ben Flower Sending Off / Reaction / Apology (merged threads)

Posted by gingerjon on 14 October 2014 - 06:10 AM

 rely on the judgement of the Wigan haters of this forum.

 

Whatever point you were making you just lost.




#3012955 Ben Flower Sending Off / Reaction / Apology (merged threads)

Posted by gingerjon on 13 October 2014 - 11:39 AM

Or just don't bother making out it is of consequence at all. How do these people cope when Boxing is shown. A sport where punching another man in the face is the actual goal of the confrontation. They must be positively apoplectic on behalf of their kids

 

Oddly, when people box in boxing there is less outrage.

 

Although if someone in the boxing ring attempted to force a goal-line drop out that video might also go viral.




#3010998 By-election round up

Posted by gingerjon on 10 October 2014 - 09:49 AM

Whinge all you like, but a large proportion of the public are voting UKIP and will do so again in May 2015.

 

The largest proportion are not voting at all.  

 

But ... if you're going by percentages Labour's vote in Heywood & Middleton went up, if you're going by numbers Ukip polled less in second place there than the Tories did in 2010.

 

Go to Clacton where the natives are dancing for joy that they've swapped Douglas Carswell MP for Douglas Carswell MP and you'll find that half the eligible population were so convinced that change was necessary that they got on with their day and didn't vote.

 

Most people seem to be being turned off by the whole show at the minute.  And that includes those with purple rosettes.




#3010953 By-election round up

Posted by gingerjon on 10 October 2014 - 08:54 AM

The old dears Bearman refers to should also know that if certain factions within UKIP have their way there will be no NHS:

 

ukip-nhs.png

 

No need to quote Nuttall.  Farage has said repeatedly, and again this week, that businesses should come in to run the NHS.  Because profit driven markets will mean that everyone will get the best healthcare.  He got this fag packet out and proved it.




#3010752 RFL confirm points structure for 2015

Posted by gingerjon on 09 October 2014 - 07:27 PM

Pleased to see it gone.




#3010138 High Jinks at LSE

Posted by gingerjon on 08 October 2014 - 09:20 PM


The end of year 'do' at the Polytechnic was a 3 legged pub crawl around about a dozen pubs

 

That's rag week, you pleb.




#3009597 BBC 'God only knows'

Posted by gingerjon on 08 October 2014 - 09:00 AM

I'm guessing Lorde is not the Finnish Eurovision Monster rockers?

 

Nor even a sad clown singing a Lorde song ...