Activity from Grangousier

Show Favorites Activity: Fuzzy | Precise | Popular
If that was true, Twitter would have exploded. Please be lying, and please don't do it again as I'm an old man and my heart can't take it. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Arse. Maybe she just summoned him so she could tell him to fuck off in person. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Though perhaps she can make him Minister For Cleaning Up After Larry With His Tongue. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

No feet left. Just bloody stumps. Still shooting. [more]
favorited 5 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I guess. I don't really care any more. It's more the way that a meeting left one of its participants sounding terrified. And yes, the fact that however much JC says he condemns bullying he refused to take the one practical action that was asked… [more]
favorited 2 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

There's not a lot of logic to the coup, mostly it's just opportunistic. In the last few weeks I've been following more of the PLP. I get the impression that rather fewer of them are Oxbridge nonsenses than we like to think, and that on the… [more]
favorited 5 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Incidentally, although the phrase "Only surround yourselves with things that make you happy or are useful" sounds idealistic, we all do have the power to go through with it (modulated somewhat by the needs and happiness of those we live… [more]
favorited 4 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Yes, knowing nothing about either Game of Thrones or Harry Potter makes a lot of online political chatter at the moment completely opaque. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Something that often seems to get missed: The UK (or at least the House of Commons) is a representative democracy. The local party nominates candidates. They also coordinate campaigning and provide a local support structure for elected MPs… [more]
favorited 10 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Right. Since I just caught myself thinking that perhaps the best thing would be for May to call a snap election, Eagle to give up the challenge and let Corbyn crash Labour into a fucking cliff, and then see what can be salvaged from the wreckage in… [more]
favorited 6 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Politics shouldn't be entirely about winning votes for its own sake. I absolutely agree with this - I think exactly this is why we're in the current mess: the referendum was all about winning the game, and nothing to do with any coherent… [more]
favorited 6 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

The name Cluedo is a play on Ludo , although obviously the rules are completely different. It was with a shock, and a propos of nothing at all that I realised the other day that Cluedo is basically the same game as Mastermind, but Mastermind is… [more]
favorited 2 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Incidentally, the woman who wrote the account of the CLP meeting I posted up there has been dealing with threats, abuse and demands that she proves she's not part of a Blaire/Fascist conspiracy working for Portland Communications all day… [more]
favorited 9 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I think I'd forgive her the lack of self-awareness, on account of the emotional stress. And she's neither a traitor nor a conspirator, but someone who disagrees with him. Besides, I think what's meant is that Momentum (who are basically Militant… [more]
favorited 8 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Oh, absolutely! I agree with you 100%. I remember the boot boys from last time, though, so I have a bad feeling about this. And no matter how nice JC seems to be, if he's a shibboleth for the agents of chaos then that's an even more pressing reason… [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Last time I looked in this was a thread to discuss the situation in Britain, but I'll drop this here anyway: A report from a local Labour party meeting, in the current climate. [more]
favorited 4 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Boris Johnson announces free unicorns for all, in his post-Brexit world of endless summer. [more]
favorited 2 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Thank you, of course that's what you meant. And yes, you're right. The General Monck solution. Brexit impact will be worse than the 2008 crash. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Yes - remember, these old bigots were hippies and punks. [more]
favorited 19 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Yes. The whole thing is unravelling. I quite like history. In its place. In books. In my face, not so much. [more]
favorited 17 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Austerity and class divide likely factors behind Brexit vote, major survey suggests Apologies if it was linked above. I'm increasingly convinced that the obscene Benefit Sanctions regime is a very important influence on people's voting - a… [more]
favorited 6 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

To be honest I thought the "candid" thing about the Clarke/Rifkind tape was just a veneer of plausible deniability. I expect they're as frustrated at the uselessness of the current lot as we are, but didn't want to go the full Heseltine. [more]
favorited 4 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Prob. mentioned before, but: The UN declares the UK’s austerity policies in breach of international human rights obligations. Poss. Can't be mentioned too often. Fuckers. [more]
favorited 13 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Blog entry about yesterday's European Parliament meeting by Vytenis Andriukaitis a.k.a Facepalm Man* * Lithuanian former surgeon who was born in a Stalin-era labour camp who was being told he'd never had a job. Garage is a national humiliation… [more]
favorited 22 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

You never go full Thatcher. yes you can it's called Chile [more]
favorited 27 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

At the moment it seems like the Government promised the people a pony, and the people came back and said Yes, please, they'd like a unicorn, and then the Government realise they lived in a tiny apartment and had nowhere to keep a pony anyway, and… [more]
favorited 16 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I was relieved to read in the latest Paul Mason - The global order is dying. But it’s an illusion to think Britain can survive without the EU that: The impact has been immediate. Almost unnoticed amid the post-Brexit hysteria, French president… [more]
favorited 30 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Andrea Leadsom In ‘Car Crash’ Performance At First Hustings "Another Tory said when Leadsom started taking about frontal lobes of babies, “she lost the room.”" [more]
favorited 3 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Like a week and a half ago we got out of bed and there was burning shit everywhere and now we can't move for burning shit. And it doesn't seem to get any less shitty. Or burny. [more]
favorited 7 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Even worse than Chamberlain. Chamberlain didn't invent Hitler out of thin air. [more]
favorited 18 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I think the point is that if you know that what you say will be misinterpreted, you should probably be more careful than that about what you do say, particularly on such an occasion. A few bland platitudes would be enough. If the response to that is… [more]
favorited 6 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

So now everybody is competing with each other as to which colour unicorn they're going to give the people. [more]
favorited 7 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

In ten minutes at 4:00, Jeremy Corbyn is going to appear on Parliament.tv* as a witness regarding The Rise of Antisemitism, if anyone has the time and the popcorn. He's probably grateful Seumas has let him out of the cupboard. *Link of only… [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Floater Farage. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

In which case, when it comes before parliament how can they do anything other than say "sorry, this is insane"? It struck me this morning that when John Profumo was exposed as having sex with a woman who not only wasn't his wife but was… [more]
favorited 6 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

that may exorcise some of Labour's spectres Or, possibly, exercise. [more]
favorited 3 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Nothing much has been happening, really, apart from the big anti-Brexit demo yesterday (which might have been a good idea a couple of weeks ago). Otherwise it's a cross party attempt to ignore the fact that, as far as I can tell, no one seems to have… [more]
favorited 8 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

They could at least have used them on him. [more]
favorited 12 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

The Untied Kingdom [more]
favorited 8 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Constitutional expert declares referendum to be a draw I don't see it playing, really, but it's another can of petrol to dump on the fire. Everybody seen the Vine of Gove clapping? [more]
favorited 8 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

My immediate thought is that Andrea Leadsmen (that's what autocorrect has insisted on and I can't be arsed to wrestle with it) has been In Talks, as long as he switches to the Tory party. Leadsom (oh it let me type it this time) strikes me as a… [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Tweet from Tom Newton Dunn of The Sun: "A text arrives from a senior Team Boris figure: "Gove is a c*** who set this up form start". This is going to be bloody." [more]
favorited 6 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Could it be like those glam rock bands, where different members have gone on tour with sets of ringers? So we could have Jeremy Corbyn's Labour and we could have Yvette Cooper's Labour and so forth. [more]
favorited 2 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Nigel Garage is a far better name for the man. When he appeared on Have I Got News For You (yes, another walking disaster they enabled early on) he said he didn't care who his name was pronounced as long as people were talking about… [more]
favorited 5 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I thought it was Ed Miliband Apparently there are only two types of Labour member. The True and Good and the Evil Blairites, who plot the downfall of the T & G in the shadows. [more]
favorited 4 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Oh, very probably. It's him, is it? Recognise the Twitter avatar, now. Huh. Just dropping it in as a viewpoint you don't see very often, though now you come to mention it there might be good reasons for that. I do stand by the point that… [more]
favorited 2 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Nigel Farage: I'm voting Puki [more]
favorited 7 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

The parliamentary party is at war with a membership which tragically deludes itself if it equates the Corbyn of that monstrously disengaged referendum campaign with anyone fit to lead a conga. Being a decent chap with values shared by young idealists… [more]
favorited 3 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

The thing is it's now perfectly clear that Corbyn is basically incompetent. Apart from anything else, he's incapable of doing the job he was elected to do. I sort of hoped against hope that he wouldn't be, that there would be someone who could… [more]
favorited 31 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

The Labour Party could not just fucking once sit back and capitalise and say "see where the Tories have got us all!" No, straight to the back-stabbing. While that's true (although they stabbed him in the front), I also think… [more]
favorited 8 times
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 42