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    Quote Originally Posted by fiordearg View Post
    The sentiment of having someone perish at nature's hand irrespective of whether they are 16 and within ASD highlights an insecurity in Bank's mind
    It's highly unlikely she'd have perished tbh even in a freak yachting accident.
    That's an assumption people extrapolate so as to justify their outrage.

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    Bye Bye John Bolton
    Most people are delighted to see him sacked/resign.

    Bye Bye John Bercow
    Leaves the house of commons with his role as Speaker in a questionable state on 31st October. Timed his resignation to assist his fellow remainers to appoint a pro-remain replacement prior to an expected general election, if it occurs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCTV View Post
    Bye Bye John Bolton
    Most people are delighted to see him sacked/resign.

    Bye Bye John Bercow
    Leaves the house of commons with his role as Speaker in a questionable state on 31st October. Timed his resignation to assist his fellow remainers to appoint a pro-remain replacement prior to an expected general election, if it occurs.
    Aren't the government (leader(s)) making our parliament a laughing stock?
    Absolute effing shambles...
    And they wonder why Joe Public has no respect for our politicians.
    There's too much confusion, I can't get no relief

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    Quote Originally Posted by redebreck View Post
    Aren't the government (leader(s)) making our parliament a laughing stock?
    Absolute effing shambles...
    And they wonder why Joe Public has no respect for our politicians.
    I keep telling my Belgian colleagues here - the last person to walk into parliament with honest intentions was Guy Fawkes.

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    All the climate change rallies looked to have been attended very middle class leftie teenagers who don't seem to have ever kissed a girl or boy 😂😂

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    What exactly are they protesting for / against? You can't just protest climate change, that's kind of like protesting against obesity. It'll only change if you identify the reasons for it and change them.
    Etiam si omnes, ego non

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balinkay View Post
    What exactly are they protesting for / against? You can't just protest climate change, that's kind of like protesting against obesity. It'll only change if you identify the reasons for it and change them.
    I think it's aimed at putting pressure on governments to stop subsidising the fossil fuel industry. Not sure though.

    One of them did say that we need to keep the fossil fuels in the ground. I think they are targeting the Labour party conference next.

    The news reports follow a typical formula: film the demonstrators, as whacky as possible, hopefully some police action, then interview the inconvenienced motorists grumbling about the futility of it all and that they just want to earn a living or they are losing money. It unwittingly highlights the problem. One motorist 'protested' that we had two petrol cars but we swapped them for electric cars, like she wanted a green medal or something.

    It's utter madness and it won't last, just like that "Occupy" bollocks a while back.
    Last edited by stevie harkness; 21st September 2019 at 06:47 PM.

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    Kind of sad really.
    Etiam si omnes, ego non

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    These protests are pointless whilst developing countries like China and India use more and more fosil fuels, plastics, wood products etc, because we are a tiny island nation in comparison, and because all Governments are short term in their thinking.

    This current 'young' generation are also fairly hypocritical as they are the most 'disposable' generation ever, frequently buying a new phone or tv every year or two, driving everywhere instead of walking, flying off on holiday more than any previous generation, consuming more beef etc and are unwilling to give up these things to do their bit, yet they have no qualms about blaming the older generations for all the world's problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balinkay View Post
    What exactly are they protesting for / against? You can't just protest climate change, that's kind of like protesting against obesity. It'll only change if you identify the reasons for it and change them.
    They need to change it from protests to celebration parades as they are the saviours of the planet. Like everyone teenager around the world they blame their parents for everything! !

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