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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40120 on: July 5, 2015, 10:28:46 AM »
Very, very sad news Geoff, thoughts are with you.
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« Reply #40121 on: July 5, 2015, 12:12:24 PM »
Thanks for the support fellow Auld Arses.

It wasn't unexpected but still hits you hard when it happens

i have spent all morning blitzing the overgrown front garden  trying to get rid of my anger on the weeds , she was in her early forties and a brilliant girl and this bloody awful Cancer has taken her far too early.
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« Reply #40122 on: July 5, 2015, 05:22:44 PM »
Sorry Geoff
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40123 on: July 5, 2015, 05:36:38 PM »
My condolences Geoff, thoughts are with you and your family. YNWA
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« Reply #40124 on: July 5, 2015, 05:50:39 PM »
Sorry to hear that.
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« Reply #40125 on: July 5, 2015, 08:21:58 PM »
Condolences to you and your family, Geoff.

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« Reply #40126 on: July 5, 2015, 08:24:37 PM »
Sorry to change the mood. But I thought even Geoff would get a smile out of this picture. But I'm sad to say this, if this fella doesn't become Leader then I'm done with Labour...
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« Reply #40127 on: July 5, 2015, 10:08:25 PM »
Sorry to hear about your niece, Geoff; she is always a part of you.
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« Reply #40128 on: July 5, 2015, 10:12:54 PM »
Sorry to hear about your niece, Geoff; she is always a part of you.

Sorry to hear of your loss, Geoff. Condolences to you and yours
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« Reply #40129 on: July 5, 2015, 10:37:56 PM »
Condolences to you and your family Geoff
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« Reply #40130 on: July 5, 2015, 10:45:32 PM »
Same as Leo sorry to change the subject but would just like to say well done to the Greeks.

Oh yea and I hope your Karen is OK in Athens Vic?

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« Reply #40131 on: July 5, 2015, 11:07:17 PM »
Sad news, Geoff, thinking of you and yours tonight.
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« Reply #40132 on: July 5, 2015, 11:18:14 PM »
I hope the Greeks can now build the type of camaraderie we had here during the blitz, cos that's what they've got coming at them, from the Euro leaders, the banks and their media - can't have people rejecting austerity can we. Can't have that becoming popular.

We'll be getting a strong message of, 'You're all supposed to be in this together, so just get on with it you fucking plebs'.
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« Reply #40133 on: July 6, 2015, 06:58:16 AM »
Sad at your news Geoff. Thoughts with you and yours.
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« Reply #40134 on: July 6, 2015, 07:00:31 AM »
Same as Leo sorry to change the subject but would just like to say well done to the Greeks.

Oh yea and I hope your Karen is OK in Athens Vic?

If the people of Europe do not show some solidarity for Greece now then in the long run we are all of us are going to be fucked over by BIG Capital. NO PASERAN!!
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« Reply #40135 on: July 6, 2015, 12:00:01 PM »
Condolences Geoff and thoughts with you and yours during this difficult time
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« Reply #40136 on: July 6, 2015, 12:47:42 PM »
Same as Leo sorry to change the subject but would just like to say well done to the Greeks.

Oh yea and I hope your Karen is OK in Athens Vic?
Sorry to change the mood. But I thought even Geoff would get a smile out of this picture. But I'm sad to say this, if this fella doesn't become Leader then I'm done with Labour...

no need to apologise life goes on lads and i agree with both of you
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« Reply #40137 on: July 6, 2015, 01:28:56 PM »
Sorry for you're loss Geoff.

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« Reply #40138 on: July 6, 2015, 07:12:07 PM »
A better place, Geoff.

I'll raise the mood a little with the impeccable Mr. Albert Collins.

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« Reply #40139 on: July 6, 2015, 10:45:54 PM »
I hope the Greeks can now build the type of camaraderie we had here during the blitz, cos that's what they've got coming at them, from the Euro leaders, the banks and their media - can't have people rejecting austerity can we. Can't have that becoming popular.

We'll be getting a strong message of, 'You're all supposed to be in this together, so just get on with it you fucking plebs'.

Right on, as usual, Doc.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40140 on: July 7, 2015, 11:55:32 AM »
Came across this article recently by Ed Vulliamy. It may have been posted before but well worth a read and a look at some photos from the time :


http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/aug/10/were-seventies-footballs-golden-age-of-innocence-book
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« Reply #40141 on: July 7, 2015, 07:11:08 PM »
Deepest condolences Geoff.  You and yours are in my thoughts.
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« Reply #40142 on: July 8, 2015, 02:18:30 AM »
Condolences geoff

As for the rest of you old bast.. Erm er senior respectable people hope your all ok..

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« Reply #40143 on: July 8, 2015, 01:24:05 PM »
Leo, Richard Thompson on the "folk show" on Radio 2 tonight.
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« Reply #40144 on: July 8, 2015, 09:22:49 PM »
Condolences geoff

As for the rest of you old bast.. Erm er senior respectable people hope your all ok..



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« Reply #40145 on: July 8, 2015, 09:31:50 PM »
Leo, Richard Thompson on the "folk show" on Radio 2 tonight.
I must have missed it. Birth of the Who show next, then Soul Show. Could have done with cheering up an all. Thomo's lyrics to cut yer wrists, always make me laugh. But best keep me grid shut... another tooth just feel out. That's 4 this year. Fucking hepC. Seeing Liver Doctors week tomorrow, hope I've got a few teeth left for them to save.
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« Reply #40146 on: July 8, 2015, 11:43:03 PM »
I must have missed it. Birth of the Who show next, then Soul Show. Could have done with cheering up an all. Thomo's lyrics to cut yer wrists, always make me laugh. But best keep me grid shut... another tooth just feel out. That's 4 this year. Fucking hepC. Seeing Liver Doctors week tomorrow, hope I've got a few teeth left for them to save.
Must be horrible for you mate losing teeth and getting that fog in your head, I know it's not the same thing but I had an op last year and the wife reckoned they gave me far too much anaesthetic, I was in a daze for a few weeks, it wasn't pleasant, I couldn't concentrate and although on the surface I was all there I kept walking into rooms and kept thinking why the fuck am I in here, my memory was effected . Hope it clears up mate and things start to go well for you health wise and get on top of the Hepatitis.
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« Reply #40147 on: July 9, 2015, 12:48:46 AM »
Thanks Albie. I shouldn't say nothing really. It's not that big of a deal. I was always thick and the modelling contract slipped past me along time ago. 

I was feeling a bit sorry for meself the other night though. I was dying for a bevvy, proper gagging to go out. So I went into the forum I've found for people that got infected. A lad told me, he was 13 when his liver was shot. He's 33 now, lucky to have had 20 pints in 20 years. So, that was that in perspective and the end of my moan up. Fucker. I never even got to whinge.

Anyway, I see the Liver Doctors next week. Now they know what's going on, they'll be able to start straightening me out.
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« Reply #40148 on: July 9, 2015, 04:44:27 AM »
Head up high Leo - head up high brother. You'll make it mate no doubts on that. If anyone can, you can.
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« Reply #40149 on: July 9, 2015, 07:05:24 AM »
I must have missed it. Birth of the Who show next, then Soul Show. Could have done with cheering up an all. Thomo's lyrics to cut yer wrists, always make me laugh. But best keep me grid shut... another tooth just feel out. That's 4 this year. Fucking hepC. Seeing Liver Doctors week tomorrow, hope I've got a few teeth left for them to save.
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« Reply #40150 on: July 9, 2015, 10:51:12 AM »
Yer darn tootin Johno, they'll have to shoot me, an probably will the way I'm carrying on. Nice one 5 times, I'll watch that tonight. Well, I've completely gave up on the telly. I watch the odd thing, footy, film, bit of music, but it's nothing but a propaganda machine.

Remember Ken Loach, Alan Bleasdale, never again, eh. I only found out recently, Shelter, the housing charity, came out of Kathy Come Home. And it's not just the times, it's corruption coming from the very top.

More and more I look into things, the more I realise, we're being ran by a Mafia. Working class idiots start with all the tinfoil hat, Conspiracy Theory shite when they see that. But it's right. Just look at the BBC, Minister of Culture making them offers they can't refuse, Drug Dealing/Banking Criminal put in charge of it by Don Dave. Posh stuck up Eton twits... yeah, but a ruthless Mafia is hid behind that Buffunory. Bastards, they won't stop until they've stripped us of everything and that box in the corner has got the silly bastards doffing their caps and thanking them for it.

Sorry, bit early for the soapbox, I know but I can't see fuck all to joke about at the moment.
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« Reply #40151 on: July 9, 2015, 12:08:51 PM »
Posted in another thread but hought it fits in here, apologies for the length but it makes you think Welfare for business should it be cut?


http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jul/07/direct-aid-subsidies-tax-breaks-the-hidden-welfare-budget-we-dont-debate


In 2013, just days before laying out his autumn statement, George Gideon Oliver Osborne, son of Sir Peter Osborne, 17th Baronet of Ballentaylor and Ballylemon and Felicity Alexandra Loxton-Peacock, educated at St. Paul's and Magdalen College, Oxford told the BBC: “The cost of welfare is one of the things that makes the public finances unsustainable. We need an affordable state.” The government had to cut the bloated welfare state because it was sucking up too much money.


Yet in the financial year ending March 2013, the Guardian can reveal, Britons handed £93bn in welfare to corporations. That is enough to wipe out at a stroke this year’s budget deficit – and it was given to companies in direct aid, subsidies and tax breaks.


The £93bn handshake: businesses pocket huge subsidies and tax breaks The term “corporate welfare” may sound unfamiliar to some. In the Westminster thesaurus, welfare appears alongside benefits and social security as a term for public spending targeted at individuals and households. But corporations rely on public funds, too.When Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic took £28m from the Welsh government in 2011 to set up a call centre in Swansea, that was a form of welfare. The German, French and Dutch companies that now run our train services are subsidised by the British public to the tune of hundreds of millions. The £45bn taken by firms in corporate tax benefits is a form of welfare. So is the ultra-low cost insurance scheme the government runs for exporters such as BAE Systems.None of these are labelled corporate welfare, but that’s precisely what they are: direct public spending aimed at protecting and supporting businesses.


In many cases, the basic facts about this spending are almost impossible to find. Some of the information making up the calculations published by the Guardian – fundamental stuff such as which arm of the British state gave how much cash to which firm – is so hard to collate that even experts are forced to admit defeat. Discussions about corporate welfare take place at the twilight checkpoint between economics and democracy. Researchers and civil servants know a lot about the individuals who claim hundreds in, say, employment support allowance: every last cough, spit and missed appointment at the jobcentre. Yet of the big companies that rake off millions in direct grants, taxpayers often hear very little. The result is that the public do not know where billions of their own taxes are going.


Yet were they to be widely known, the facts about corporate welfare would electrify our debates about public spending and the role of the state.


On Wednesday, Osborne will set about chopping into our social security budget. Among the measures he is believed to be considering is taxing disability benefits. That will raise about £900m, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. That is about the same sum as the state gives every year to managers who buy shares in, say, their dotcom startup and see them soar in value, without having to pay much tax on the gain, thanks to a scheme called Enterprise Management Incentives.


Revealing how far taxpayers fund the private sector is not the same thing as saying the private sector should not receive any public subsidy at all. All rich countries do it, although there is evidence from the OECD thinktank and others that when it comes to corporate tax benefits or public-sector outsourcing, Britain is more indulgent to businesses than many other nations. But many might back public funding for green technology startups, say, or struggling social enterprises in deprived areas. The fundamental point, surely, is to allow public debate over where public funds go.


Full disclosure of the size of the corporate welfare state might also have improved economic debate over the past half-decade. When Cameron and Osborne launched their austerity programme in 2010, they argued that the public sector was “crowding out” the private sector. To enable the economy to grow, government needed to retreat and allow businesses to fill the void. That powerful argument was disproved over the next few years, as Britain stuttered and stumbled through the weakest economic recovery in its modern history. But it would have been undermined from the start had ministers been confronted with £93bn of proof that the relationship between public and private sector is far more complicated.


This research on corporate welfare takes you to the heart of one of the biggest arguments in British capitalism. For decades, the UK has operated on the basis that it is in an international dogfight to attract investment. It was summed up byMichael Heseltine in his 2013 report on industrial policy: “Unless we make it worthwhile for footloose capital to come here, it won’t.”


This orthodoxy has been swallowed by all the main political parties. It has led to the slashing of corporation tax rates, so that Britain has a lower corporation tax rate than the US, Japan or Germany. It has encouraged devolved administrations in Holyrood and Cardiff to disburse millions to big companies, without demanding much in return. The result has been fiscally disastrous. As this research shows, of the 44 companies that received more than £1m in government grants between 2005 and 2011, 13 paid no corporation tax at all; a further 17 did not pay any corporation tax either the year before or the year that they received public money.


Such a state of affairs reflects a severe imbalance of power between the public and private sectors. As Philip Baker QC, a European tax expert and Treasury adviser on the Google tax, remarked last month: “I don’t think in the last 20 years or so one can say that governments have driven corporation tax policy. It’s the large companies that have driven the direction of corporate tax policy.”


The result is a stratum of businesses that is not beholden to the same social settlement as previous generations. Modern big business has got so used to tax breaks, handouts and easy ways of making cash (such as squeezing staff pay and conditions) that it no longer researches or innovates.


Meanwhile, politicians and officials tout for investment, no matter how fly-by-night. But even the savviest operators get caught out. AstraZeneca was assisted by a local MP to get a £5m government grant to develop its research and development centre at Alderley Park, Cheshire. Five months later, in 2013, it announced it was closing the plant and shedding 2,100 jobs. Absent from the public record is what it told its local MP. He was, of course, the chancellor, George Gideon Oliver Osborne, son of Sir Peter Osborne, 17th Baronet of Ballentaylor and Ballylemon and Felicity Alexandra Loxton-Peacock, educated at St. Paul's and Magdalen College, Oxford.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40152 on: July 9, 2015, 01:20:40 PM »
Albie mate, I read the first few paragraphs and I'll read the rest later. But you could have just put Gideon's a lying bastard.

He's just been collared tax dodging again, so what chance him going after anyone. They're a Mafia, a posh stuck up Mafia, but more dangerous than any scruffs from Sicilly or Moscow.

Billions go unclaimed in welfare every year. The amount lost to fiddling is nothing. The most of it goes to the ill, disabled and old. And I could go on, but you know all that anyway. Fact is, they are determined to take us back to surfdom. Demented bastards, they actually think they're on some sort of divine mission. Look at Dunked in Shit, punching the air, yelling fantastic, like he'd just scored the winner at Wembley... mad bastards, every coked up, kid rapping pervert of them. And that's not me tinfoil hat talking, it's truth. It's there for all to see, if they look beyond that propaganda box in the corner of the room.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40153 on: July 9, 2015, 04:40:12 PM »
Like someone pointed out somewhere (I don't know where, me heads perpetually spinning), where's the comparison with the welfare to business figures - tens of billions (I thought it was about £35 Billion, someone else was saying £95 Billion, not sure about that). Journalists eh, cushy little number that, basically just copy-typists.
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« Reply #40154 on: July 9, 2015, 06:51:42 PM »
Like someone pointed out somewhere (I don't know where, me heads perpetually spinning), where's the comparison with the welfare to business figures - tens of billions (I thought it was about £35 Billion, someone else was saying £95 Billion, not sure about that). Journalists eh, cushy little number that, basically just copy-typists.
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jul/07/corporate-welfare-a-93bn-handshake
That's probably where the 95billion figure comes from
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« Reply #40155 on: July 9, 2015, 08:42:21 PM »
Honestly I wish that I was 35/40 years younger as I would be in the front line of what I believe is the final battle against these would-be masters of the working class of our land. I talk of Great Britain here. We are conjoined in this battle Jocks, Taffs and the 50+ million English in this battle to break away from impending serfdom. I believe also that we the people have more in common with our Greek brethren than with these parasitic Tory bastards that have us on the rack right now.

Have always believed that the island of Ireland has the right to self-determination and that has nothing to do with England. In a peculiar way, although the English conquered the Welsh, and some elements of the Irish and ultimately in a roundabout way the Scots - although with James the 1 of England (6th of Scotland) ascending in 1603 a little easier and with less bloodshed. We have to ally ourselves with those with whom we have the most in common. Whilst I can only say kalimera, kalispera and kalinikta in Greek as well of course as oxi and ne!! I KNOW instinctively they are far more my people than fucking Osborne, Camoron , Johnson or ANY single one of the Tory bastards. Maybe Buddhists are right and we come back as something else next time around. I want to be a massive carbuncle on Osborne's arse. One of them that's immune to antibiotics and that gives him excruciating pain day and night and one that actively thrives and grows on Germolene.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40156 on: July 9, 2015, 09:51:27 PM »
Fuckinell mad that

Trip to Aus in morning, had a problem checking in on-line so had to call them. At the end of the call 'enjoy your trip, all your visa's in order'. I didn't know you needed one, shit myself, middle of the night in Aus job and can't take without one.

Applied on-line, didn't expect anything till morning as the middle of the night there, a couple of hours of flapping later, confirmation has come through. Heart starting to slow down a bit now, just fucken nuts!
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« Reply #40157 on: July 9, 2015, 10:27:02 PM »
Fuckinell mad that

Trip to Aus in morning, had a problem checking in on-line so had to call them. At the end of the call 'enjoy your trip, all your visa's in order'. I didn't know you needed one, shit myself, middle of the night in Aus job and can't take without one.

Applied on-line, didn't expect anything till morning as the middle of the night there, a couple of hours of flapping later, confirmation has come through. Heart starting to slow down a bit now, just fucken nuts!
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread - Over 1000 Pages of Wisdom For Young Uns!
« Reply #40158 on: July 9, 2015, 10:50:19 PM »
Fuckinell mad that

Trip to Aus in morning, had a problem checking in on-line so had to call them. At the end of the call 'enjoy your trip, all your visa's in order'. I didn't know you needed one, shit myself, middle of the night in Aus job and can't take without one.

Applied on-line, didn't expect anything till morning as the middle of the night there, a couple of hours of flapping later, confirmation has come through. Heart starting to slow down a bit now, just fucken nuts!
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« Reply #40159 on: July 10, 2015, 12:44:57 AM »
HA! John yer Flapper. Gave me a laugh that, but gllad you sorted it, lad. Long way to go just to turn round. I can't remember, I think the travel agent just sorted it for me. I went through that STA Travel.  Anyway, have a good time, make sure you go to Kings Cross in Sydney. It's a giggle. And go to Coogie Bay, it's sound. We had a flat there, used to bevvy in the Coogie Bay hotel and the Legion, laugh, the pair of them.

But watch out, the bookies are in the alehouse. I don't mean some aul fella taken bets, the proper bookies is in the pubs. TAB's they're called. Dangerous when you've had a few.


Johno mate, you're entirely right, it's got fuck all to do with nation, colour or anything else. Class is all that counts. And these bastards have none. They look down their noses at us Plebs, but think fuck all of robbing from the weakest, the old, the young, disabled, anyone, we're all fair game. It's Class War. They declared it on us. And sadly, they're winning.

Our best hope, they push the great unwashed too far. And they're so mental, they think they're fireproof. Look at Osborne so brazen he turns up to work cocained up. Remember the world was agog when Clinton admitted he never inhaled. But this crackhead pervert is now openly touted as the next PM by the State Propaganda BBC machine.

Tories always gave just enough to stop the rabble lighting the torches and reaching for the pitchforks. But with a bit of luck, these mad bastards will push us over the edge. Sadly, they seem to have invisble calmer heads behind the scenes, guiding them and reigning them in. But a new poll tax would probably be enough to do it, and they might just slip up and go for one.
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