Theresa May

This is a discussion on Theresa May within the The Foyer forums, part of the Off the Grid category; Originally Posted by David Knight [SIZE=4]What we have now is a bunch of puppets carrying out a global agenda that ...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Oct 5, 2017, 7:57am   #81
Joined Feb 2002
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Knight View Post
[SIZE=4]What we have now is a bunch of puppets carrying out a global agenda that is decided in secret with no accountability.

David, I was reading with interest until you mentioned this global agenda decided in secrecy BS.
tomorton is online now   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 5, 2017, 9:33am   #82
 
sminicooper's Avatar
Joined Jun 2016
An interesting post, thank you.


Quote:
Originally Posted by David Knight View Post
The idea that politicians are there to serve the interests of the people is frankly ludicrous.. I've never seen a shred of evidence to support it. Isn't that confusing theory with practice?

Apart from a few backbenchers, who get into politics for the right reasons, and rarely achieve anything beyond reigning in the worst of ideas and plans, all we see are a group of talentless, unimaginative, massively under performing and underwhelming mediocrities. Churchill/Atlee/Bevin/Macmillan/Blair/Thatcher ??

The best thing that could happen is if they mostly did nothing because everything they touch fails, costs a lot of money and makes the problems worse. And let Sir Humphrey run everything?

The whole establishment is riddled with peadophiles, liars and chiseling litlle self entitled hippocrites who rightly, believe they are above the law. No doubt there are pockets of this but "riddled"? – Where's the evidence?

They are nothing more than a bunch of traitors who make empty speeches aboout freedom, justice and democracy while cheering after having voted to drop yet more bombs on people in the Middle East based on yet more lies and at the beck and call of Israel and the US. Do you mean Tony Blair? – He never represented everybody.

Against this backdrop, Farage pulled off a modern day miracle and looks like a giant compared to the majority of the political pygmies who are doing their best to reverse the result of the referendum. Absolutely!

If we had real democracy we would have real leadership. That is the real reason you don't see it
So what is real democracy? Isn't what we've got "the least worst option" to quote Churchill? What's your definition of real democracy?

When we had kings and queens ruling the country, you had real leadership because there was real power there. Yes – and not a lot of democracy!

What we have now is a bunch of puppets carrying out a global agenda that is decided in secret with no accountability. Evidence? Examples?

That is the truth of the matter.

It kind of makes a nonsense of political discussion. Not if you argue from evidence and logical reasoning.

What we should have done is invoked article 50 on day 1. They had a clear mandate and the momentum to do that. Absolutely!

That didn't happen- not because we needed time to formulate a strategy (with the smokescreen claim that the civil service hadn't even prepared a plan B) but because the political class are traitors who, apart from a few exceptions in the Tory party have no intention of letting this country govern itself The metropolitan elite always know what's best for the rest of us don't they

Next- We should have immediately announced that we were going to world trade arrrangements.

Absolutely no need for negotiating with a bunch of facists who don't ever negotiate.

That would have completely out manoevered the EU and left them looking like the feeble bureacrats that they really are. Absolutely!

Business would know from day 1 exactly where they stood.

The Tories would look immensley strong. it would have played well to the leavers in the Tory party.

Corbyn would have been neutered. The remainers would have no legal or moral basis to stand in the way of democracy. And, in fact they don't anyway.

And the EU could go whistle for the ransom they are demanding.

Other countries thinking about leaving,? Just think how much more emboldened they would feel if they saw such swift decisive action.

And at this point it would be in the EU's interest to reform itself (which it never will ) or die (which I hope to see in my life time).

Instead the Tories look weak- but then look who we're dealing with. Agree all above.

I bet many tories actually believe that Boris is just pretending to be a clown as some kind of brilliant disguise.

The truth is he is exactly what he looks like.

He even proved to be completely useless at stabbing his own leader in the back. A feat most Tories manage in their stride. IMHO Boris is greatly underestimated and not the cad he sometimes allows himself to be portrayed as. An intellectual and successful two-term London Mayor.


Farage might regret leaving. UKIP look weak ever since he left. The job is only half done. And if the traitors and the EU have their way it will never be done.
The Conservatives rejected Farage as a member – they will live to regret it.


__________________
We are defined by our past!
sminicooper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 5, 2017, 9:37am   #83
The Staff are paid members that perform various roles such as editorial, advertising, support or technical work.
 
timsk's Avatar
Joined Mar 2002
Quote:
Originally Posted by counter_violent View Post
. . .Mogg will already have a Brexit plan that will be fully thought through and implementable, even if it means walking away. He's not the sort of chap the Europeans would want to mess with. . .
Hi c_v,
Jacob Rees-Mogg as PM is unlikely to happen. Unfortunately, he wrote his own political obituary with his completely outdated views on gay marriage and abortion. He's a very smart chap, but not smart enough to realize that religion and politics don't mix. He should have kept his Catholic views to himself or, at the very least, been less willing to wear them on his sleeve. It was a huge mistake: one which at the very least will stifle - and possibly halt - his political ambitions. A real shame.
Tim.
__________________
I'm New To T2W - Where Do I Start? - a must read for anyone new to T2W
I'm New To TRADING – Where Do I Start? - a must read for anyone new to TRADING
The Trading Plan Template - a must read for anyone without a proper TRADING PLAN
Please note: I am part of T2W Admin' Staff - I am NOT a Moderator!
timsk is offline   Reply With Quote
Thanks! The following members like this post: tomorton
Old Oct 5, 2017, 9:41am   #84
 
Pat494's Avatar
Joined Mar 2004
Pat494 started this thread
Quote:
Originally Posted by timsk View Post
Hi c_v,
Jacob Rees-Mogg as PM is unlikely to happen. Unfortunately, he wrote his own political obituary with his completely outdated views on gay marriage and abortion. He's a very smart chap, but not smart enough to realize that religion and politics don't mix. He should have kept his Catholic views to himself or, at the very least, been less willing to wear them on his sleeve. It was a huge mistake: one which at the very least will stifle - and possibly halt - his political ambitions. A real shame.
Tim.
Perhaps politicians should not just pander to current views in order to get elected but hold out a bit on principles.
__________________
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Einstein
Pat494 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 5, 2017, 9:47am   #85
The Staff are paid members that perform various roles such as editorial, advertising, support or technical work.
 
timsk's Avatar
Joined Mar 2002
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pat494 View Post
Perhaps politicians should not just pander to current views in order to get elected but hold out a bit on principles.
Hi Pat,
Yes, that's a fair point and I do credit JRM for doing just that. But that's the only (tiny) silver lining and one which I doubt will carry much weight with the vast majority of people who think he's totally out of touch with the modern world in general - and the modern woman in particular.
Tim.
__________________
I'm New To T2W - Where Do I Start? - a must read for anyone new to T2W
I'm New To TRADING – Where Do I Start? - a must read for anyone new to TRADING
The Trading Plan Template - a must read for anyone without a proper TRADING PLAN
Please note: I am part of T2W Admin' Staff - I am NOT a Moderator!
timsk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 5, 2017, 9:51am   #86
 
sminicooper's Avatar
Joined Jun 2016
Quote:
Originally Posted by timsk View Post
Hi c_v,
Jacob Rees-Mogg as PM is unlikely to happen. Unfortunately, he wrote his own political obituary with his completely outdated views on gay marriage and abortion. He's a very smart chap, but not smart enough to realize that religion and politics don't mix. He should have kept his Catholic views to himself or, at the very least, been less willing to wear them on his sleeve. It was a huge mistake: one which at the very least will stifle - and possibly halt - his political ambitions. A real shame.
Tim.
Tim, I initially thought the same but having listened to callers on LBC radio, the one thing that came through was that even people of different political colours liked the fact that he knows what he thinks and is prepared to state it. (Isn't that May's great shortcoming – she doesn't really know what she truly believes in: only what others tell her is flavour of the day?) He also makes it perfectly clear that they are his personal views and not those to be adopted by a party. But you're probably right – the party machine wouldn't dare take the risk.
__________________
We are defined by our past!
sminicooper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 5, 2017, 10:41am   #87
Joined Aug 2017
I'd better leave the points addressed to me unanswered.I don't want to hijack the thread.

Last edited by David Knight; Oct 5, 2017 at 10:59am.
David Knight is online now   Reply With Quote
Thanks! The following members like this post: sminicooper
Old Oct 5, 2017, 11:08am   #88
Joined Feb 2002
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Knight View Post
I'd better leave the points addressed to me unanswered.I don't want to hijack the thread.

That's very restrained David. I was thinking of starting a new political thread based on a question I posed the other say - who was the last competent PM or minister we had had. I will do that and I hope you and sminicooper etc. will get involved there.
tomorton is online now   Reply With Quote
Thanks! The following members like this post: sminicooper , David Knight
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)