Hereward

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About Hereward

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  • Birthday 03/14/1933

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  • Location Tunbridge Wells
  • Interests Whisky, letter-writing and class oppression

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  1. Rugby - RIP Jonah Lomu.

    It's nice that Hugo Bonneval got another gig so soon after Downton finished.
  2. Rugby - RIP Jonah Lomu.

    Underwhelming and disappointing selection. I was hoping we'd see Daly, Itoji and Kvesic, and be done with Robshaw, Marler and Haskell..
  3. US Politics: We're serving Flint water mmmmm.

    It's not a positive if that money means a surfeit of capital chasing a shortage of safe borrowers. In that case, it gets lent out as subprime mortgages and the like. 
  4. Cricket 29: The Kings of Method Sledging

    I'm pretty sure England being good at ODI cricket is one of the Signs of The End Times.
  5. Sunday of the New Martyrs: Soviet Persecution of Theists

    I'm more interested in the cultural war of faith that is already engulfing my country. How does it manifest itself and what should I do about it? Now that I come to think about it, how do I know which side I'm on?
  6. UK Politics - a new thread for the new board

    Well played. Though I'm not sure the Scots wouldn't see a sinister message in that one.
  7. Except, of course, that the police weren't answerable to local politicians and Prunes is claiming that the all-pervasive PC culture meant that the national government participated in the cover-up, despite being from a different party with an obvious interest in embarrassing their opponents, and the fact that they actually did expose it, set up a public enquiry and fired those responsible. It's a mystery to me.
  8. UK Politics - a new thread for the new board

    Nice.  My vote is with Kirsty MacColl's New England. Who else has an anthem that mentions the Pill and satellites? No-one, that's who.  
  9. UK Politics - a new thread for the new board

    I love Jerusalem too, but I'm not sure it's quite right for a multicultural, religiously diverse country like England. God Save the Queen doesn't work for the Commonwealth, either, with so many of its members being republics and no guarantee that the next head will be the monarch. 
  10. Prunes, Are you capable of posting something that isn't a non sequiter?
  11. You haven't answered my question, but anyway, I'll point out that the local MP, council and police chief came to that conclusion in Rotherham, and all have been punished for it, whereas the Labour council, MP and police chief in nearby Burnley came to the opposite decision. So, it's hardly a national or widespread culture.  
  12. LBGTQ - 4 out of 5 cats prefer lesbians

    Not really. The leader of the Scottish Conservative Party is an out lesbian, though she's not a member of the cabinet. Edit: Worth bearing in mind it was a Conservative led government that introduced gay marriage.
  13. LBGTQ - 4 out of 5 cats prefer lesbians

    In better news, as posted in UK Politics, we have the first openly gay Conservative Cabinet minister. His coming out was welcomed by Downing St. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-35301898?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_daily_politics_and_sunday_politics&ns_source=facebook&ns_linkname=news_central 
  14. UK Politics - a new thread for the new board

    Just for the record, I asked if anyone could come up with a reason why Cameron insisted on the overseas aid budget being untouchable, considering the scale of the cuts being made elsewhere which were more likely to revive the "Nasty Party" reputation. In other news: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-35301898?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_daily_politics_and_sunday_politics&ns_source=facebook&ns_linkname=news_central We have the first openly gay Conservative Cabinet minister, and a warm welcome from Downing St, I'm pleased to say.
  15. Please explain how the British government is complicit in covering up Rotherham, when it was the actions of a local council and a local police force who looked the other way that were to blame, and it was the British government that launched a public enquiry, fired those involved and put the local council and its child protection department under central control while the mess was sorted out. Furthermore, the government has made it crystal clear that no such misguided sensitivies should ever feature in decision making again. Lastly, please explain how the Rotherham case relates to your other point about refugees, when none of the perpetrators were refugees, and the British government has in fact refused to allow mass refugee entry into the country.