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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by ABBEY, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. Wilpshire Blue

    Wilpshire Blue Senior Member

    How can it be a commercial decision when the Virgin has stated:
    "We've decided that this paper is not compatible with the VT brand and our beliefs."

    The fact is that once you're on a Virgin train - possibly for 2-3 hours - you will be allowed to purchase publications that Virgin would like you to read and not allowed to make up your own mind.
     
  2. blueandwhitehalves

    blueandwhitehalves Senior Member

    Ah the irony 4 minutes after applauding someone for intimidating a foreigner into not visiting the country.
     
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  3. yoda

    yoda Administrator Staff Member

    Who says he is not welcome ? a few leftards and cross dressing cottagers
     
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  4. Benjamin Kaynine

    Benjamin Kaynine Senior Member

    One of the "budget" airlines I travelled on recently had only the Mail and Express on offer - I now know about the "beliefs" of that airline and its owners. I won't be using it again.

    Well done to Virgin and Branson for keeping his trains Mail stain-free. His trains are going to be renationalised though.

    Chris
     
  5. Benjamin Kaynine

    Benjamin Kaynine Senior Member

  6. yoda

    yoda Administrator Staff Member

  7. OnlyOneTugay

    OnlyOneTugay Senior Member

  8. Steve Moss

    Steve Moss Senior Member

    I think Trump set up some elected officials, again. They rushed headlong into an obvious trap.

    He baited them into submitting an arguably lousy immigration bill, when he said he’d sign whatever they sent him. He then asked why they were insisting on more immigrants from countries which are hell-holes (I changed the exact word).

    Some fixated on his supposed language choice, calling him a racist (on the same day Trump signed an executive order honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.), blinded to the fact many working class Americans are asking the same question Trump asked.

    Some people are compulsive. It’ll be a week or two before they clue into the damage they’ve done themselves.
     
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  9. Drog

    Drog Administrator Staff Member

    How far away are we from a total ban on humour and banter?
     
  10. blueandwhitehalves

    blueandwhitehalves Senior Member

    The BBC is an absolute joke. Taxpayer funded and yet could give the Guardian a run for its money in its level of left-wing bias. A shameful day for Britain when a US president has been bullied out of visiting by a coalition of objectionable leftards I wouldn't trust to run a stationary cupboard.

    And the BBC show zero remorse for their part in it and instead double-down with a plethora of headline articles about him calling some sh*tholes sh*tholes.

    It's long been a vehicle of left-wing propaganda but the level to which it doesn't even pretend anymore is shocking.
     
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  11. yoda

    yoda Administrator Staff Member

  12. blueandwhitehalves

    blueandwhitehalves Senior Member

    Should we write a sobbing letter to the BBC about how football fans around the country have not only called Blackburn a sh*thole but have said they want to go home after arriving here?

    Personally I'm deeply, deeply offended, traumatised even. There should be counselling set up for victims like me and as a minimum statements of apology written by the hundreds of thousands of perpertrators involved.

    Will the BBC champion our cause on this? Nope, ineligible skin colour, ineligible nationality and also its utter crap. Just like their hysterical Trump attacks every other day.
     
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  13. Benjamin Kaynine

    Benjamin Kaynine Senior Member

    Trump admitted in another tweet tonight that what he actually said he's not coming here because "Britain is a shithole".

    So there you have it: out of the single market and that's what our supposed "friends" across the Atlantic think of us.

    Good luck with the US-UK trade deal chaps. I wonder which country it will favour most ?

    Chris
     
  14. Steve Moss

    Steve Moss Senior Member

    Norway, obviously. Unlike your PM, the Norwegian PM is actually trying to do business.

    The only good thing about May, so far as I can see, is that she’s not Corbyn.
     
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  15. Drog

    Drog Administrator Staff Member

    I'd solve that in an instant. Replace the Ambassador to the US with Nigel Farage.

    Next.......
     
  16. Alan

    Alan Administrator Staff Member

    Both are bullshit. If you pay your fare you should be able to choose your own publications, although refusing to travel because of the newspapers available is childish in the extreme.
     
  17. Alan

    Alan Administrator Staff Member

    Source please. I don't believe you!
     
  18. yoda

    yoda Administrator Staff Member

  19. Drog

    Drog Administrator Staff Member

    Nanny state! What's the bloody point of buses that don't move?
     
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  20. yoda

    yoda Administrator Staff Member

    :joy::joy::joy::joy::joy:

    That made my day
     

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