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Mark Francois

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Mark Francois. You should see the snobbish comments made on Twitter about him. The FBPE types really go to town looking down their noses at the fact that his English isn’t as good as theirs. Endless mediocrities with 2:2s in English or Sociology acting as if they’re God’s gift to the intellectual world declaring that […]

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Brussels Masterpiece Theatre

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I think all these extension meetings are mainly theatre. The officials get together beforehand and agree on what is to happen. It’s like radio comedy quiz shows, there’s not an actual written-down script, but most of it is roughly worked-out in advance. Things can still go off-piste, and it seems like that did happen with […]

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Quote of the Day

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Jim makes it very difficult not to make his comments into a Quote of the Day… I was involved (as a farmer) in an EU funded scheme to try and develop a market for flax fibre in the UK, an early renewable resource if you like, this was 20 odd years ago. Some company got […]

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My EU

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I’ve come across a wonderful EU website that tells you all about the money they’re spending on their amazing projects in the UK, region by region. What a great resource. An alternative viewpoint is that what we have here is a useful website for showing you how the EU is wasting your money in the […]

Commies

Quote of the Day

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Jim again, from the comments: I’m convinced that the fall of the Eastern Bloc is responsible for a lot of this. I think a lot of the people who like controlling other people, who don’t really care what the ideology is they have to espouse, just that espousing it puts them in charge of other […]

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Failing to put your stamp on Brexit

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Boris Johnson told The Sun: “Leaving the European Union will be a monumental moment in British history, so let’s deliver a commemorative stamp that shows the world we’ve got Brexit licked.” But last night Business Minister Margot James– who is responsible for postal services – branded the issue “divisive” in a clear Government split. Asked […]

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Hector’s Quote of the Day

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For in Colditz, escape planning had itself become a highly elaborate process, with escapes being planned and scheduled many months ahead by a multi-national Escape Committee which in some ways prefigured the EU in Brussels. Frank Davis, talking about how plans become prisons.   Share this article on social media: