Neurodevelopment Therapist and Rhythmic Movement Training Instructor, Homeopath, reflexologist and maker of balm

Wokingham
Joined April 2009
Replying to @_LisaCherry
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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I'm applying for a lucrative job as CEO of a large corporation today, turns out I have to do a 10 year apprenticeship as Prime Minister first ...
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Dennis Skinner (aka "Beast of Bolsover") is trending. I should bring back this clip then. Probably his best speech:
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"The money itself is programmable. Beijing has tested expiration dates to encourage users to spend it quickly, for times when the economy needs a jump start." This sounds like a subtle, yet *far* more powerful shift than we appreciate wrt property rights wsj.com/articles/china-creat…
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worth re-reading the Cameron speech on lobbying from 2010, it’s almost uncannily prescient
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A source close to the former Conservative prime minister admitted: "David Cameron was an enthusiastic champion of Greensill's pay product, Earnd, and met with various people to discuss its rollout across the NHS." mirror.co.uk/news/politics/d…
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Sickening #corruption. Works well for the Tories because 1. They’re never held to account 2. Ensures continued political support & donations from their rich benefactors 3. Makes the public lose faith in Government, so their “small state/deep state rhetoric” chimes with the public
How corruption works in the UK. David Cameron brought Lex Greensill to a “private drink” with the health secretary in 2019. Cameron and Greensill lobbied Matt Hancock to introduce a Greensill-owned payments system which was later rolled out across the NHS thetimes.co.uk/article/david…
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It bears repeating that responsibility for the Brexit deal rests with the government that negotiated it, signed it and recommended it to Parliament and the country as a great outcome. /1
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Hain was Labour NI Sec from 2005-07 He goes on “This is playing out after years of casual indifference to NI. I would support any of my successors regardless of party...but the only good one since 2010, and he didn’t last long as BJ got rid of him, was @JulianSmithUK.”
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Former NI Sec @PeterHain tells @CarolineWyatt that Boris Johnson should visit NI as soon as possible: “He needs to visit Belfast along with the SoS and meet political leaders and loyalist representatives as well...[loyalism] needs to be listened to and it hasn’t been.”
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Patrick Baladi just gets better #phwoar #LineOfDuty
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Press reviewer on news program says the BBC gave blanket coverage to Phil not because the public wanted it but because they would have been attacked by some Tory backbenchers if they hadnt - sounds about right.
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European Union High Representative: "The world is horrified by the bloody military coup in Myanmar, with reports of 80+ people killed in Bago last Friday. We are pursuing a robust diplomatic initiative in close coordination with like-minded partners." eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/…
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A campaign to rid the UK coastline of rubbish launched - plus seven other things that went right this week positive.news/society/positi…
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It’s the biggest lobbying scandal in a generation - and on today’s show, the journalists who uncovered the Greensill affair expose it in depth. Huge thanks to @BondHack @Gabriel_Pogrund and @raaleh Do not miss this! 👇👇 owenjones.tv/video/rishi-sun…
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