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Jethro

Jethro

Sir Ed Davey wins Liberal Democrat leadership race

Who the fcuk is this? Another micky mouse that wants his moment of self importance.
And who gave him the title of Sir?
27/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

Tenants facing eviction to get extra help amid expected ‘avalanche of homelessness’

Covid is now showing the fragility in the financial housing structure. These measures are only temporary and cannot last. People have committed to far too much personal debt. Lenders will always get their money back, one way or another.
25/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

Over the past six months since Covid arrived and lock down ensued there is an ever increasing number of people showing mental agitation or psychosis traits. People loosing their temper over trival matters, road rage, queue rage, gang attacks, muggings, pavement rage, Iam sure there are many other examples. Society is regressing, self respect and self control is being abandoned, animal instincts are coming to the fore. I believe a great deal is due to financial difficulties, not being able to "comfort spend", Antidepressant prescriptions at an all time high, alcohol sale at an all time high, class A/ cannabis use at an all time high. How much longer before the pot blows its lid?
25/08 Jethro
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Fed Up

Fed Up

It certainly has. I can't help feeling that as a country we are going about our business now as if it is just another day. Everything is normal, well perhaps maybe 'new normal' (I hate that phrase). Of course we're all worried about the virus, with the exception of 18 to 30 year olds that is. Winter is coming and we have a combination of increased spread and sporadic local lockdowns to look forward to.

But here's the kicker, we are just living in the illusion of normality. The money that has propped up the economy for the last few months has to come from somewhere. People will loose their jobs, they'll loose their houses as Jethro pointed out. But what have we got to fall back on? We don't manufacture anything here and for years we've blindly let countries like China make everything we use and eagerly purchase the next smartphone they pump out of the factories. As for tourism, that's pretty much dead in the water as it is for most countries right now and that situation might not change until sometime next year.

Get what you can and batten down the hatches, because the real winter of discontent is on its way.
23/08 Fed Up
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Jethro

Jethro

Coronavirus evictions ban extended until September in latest government U-turn

How much longer before the true facts sinks in, THERE'S NO BIG BOTTOMLESS BARREL OF FREE MONEY TO HAND OUT. If you cannot pay your mortgage, car finance, etc, etc, then you will loose them. It was the responsibility of the people taking out big loans to ensure they had the means to repay. The gravey train has hit the buffers.
22/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

Six million now unable to pay bills in the UK, and that’s before government pay stops. What’s going to happen to the rest of you now COVID is on the way back. Should have put a few quid aside for a rainy day instead of spending everything.
21/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

M&S to cut 7,000 jobs over next three months
John Lewis and Boots to cut 5,300 jobs
WH Smith may cut 1,500 jobs after sales plummet
British Airways, BP, Shell, B and Q, the list goes on and on.
and these are only the one's at the top. Add all the rest together when furlough ends and wages stop and there will be millions unemployed. Cheap German cars for sale very soon.
19/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

Coronavirus: Public Health England 'to be replaced'

Won't make any difference what they call the new outfit. It will still be the same old faces, same old attitudes, same massive salaries, same closed shop structure.
17/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

Coronavirus: The GDP figures are dire - but the bigger question is what happens next

Millions unemployed as the payment of wages from the government stop. Its not rocket science, now we shall see who's got the savings to survive, and who's been spending everything and living on credit.
12/08 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

WW3 warning: 'Major threat' of nuclear war 75 years on from Hiroshima.

The world is on the brink, it seems that everybody hates everybody else. Nation against Nation. It all comes down to, “Too many rats in the barrel”.
09/08 Jethro
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KOTFrank

KOTFrank

Wearing the Bloodstained Men pants does attract people who are so taken aback they want to know more and so in this way it is attractive. Like while waiting for a BART train in Walnut Creek, CA. a really nice smartly dressed 45 ish woman introduced herself to say she used to assist in circumcisions as a nurse. She hated doing this and on those days she would have to take Valium to be able to sleep at night. She finally had enough and quit her nursing job. She's now working the other spectrum - giving pleasure to men. Bless her. Remarkably she had the bearing of a doctor.
03/08 KOTFrank
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Jethro

Jethro

Dramatic moment Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in secret hideaway after "cat and mouse hunt"

Prince Andrew will be pooping himself now knowing she will be spilling her guts to lessen the charges she faces. The US legal system will now try to build a case with her evidence to get him into their courts. I'll bet the palace legal eagles are working overtime trying to access the damage.
05/07 Jethro
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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

Apparently the police are going to come down like a ton of bricks on anyone who goes out today, gets a bit drunk and engages in a bit of riotous behaviour.

Well, I have a simple solution for anyone who feels inclined to do so. Just get a plain t-shirt and a marker pen and write the letters BLM on the t-shirt. You'll be good to go!
04/07 grumpyoldwoman
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Jethro

Jethro

OH NO! Tax rises needed to plug £130 billion black hole from coronavirus, IFS warn

As predicted, get ready for some real wallet pain. I can see the image of driveways full of Geman cars for sale.
19/06 Jethro
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Jethro

Jethro

Coronavirus: Bank of England expands crisis QE programme to £300bn

Just wait until everybody finds out what they must pay back into the UK's finances when this Covid epidemic is finally over. People at this moment don't realize just how broke the UK is. Peoples life styles are going to be serverely compromised. This is not a good time to spend on credit or commit to something without financial backup.
18/06 Jethro
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