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    Today, 12:34 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Today I am working on something so impossibly tedious that my brain refuses to settle on it and accept that my reality is an Excel spreadsheet. I'm...
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    Today, 12:22 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I hadn't thought of it like that. I was just wondering how a conversation about proven Russian influence in UK/US democracy had turned so quickly to...
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    Today, 12:18 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Plumbing. In vast quantity. For sinks and toilets they don't even need. Also electricians. Some poor people have 24 plug sockets in every room of...
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    Today, 12:09 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Nope. If this is really the case, they know so much about you that they've decided your vote (in whatever election) is immoveable/secure. They target...
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    Today, 11:47 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    You're a big one for 'could' - you're saying elections in the EU 'could' be influenced by Russia, but don't seem all that bothered that elections in...
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    Today, 11:28 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    If the same is happening in the EU, it should be investigated and any/all channels of influence closed down. This isn't about remain or leave, tory...
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    Today, 10:36 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    It would be really good if we could find out. If concerted efforts were made by governments, not journalists, to follow the money/paper trail. Carole...
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    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    He said in an interview today that this is it. No more concessions. We shall see. Politicians say a lot of things...
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    Yesterday, 06:25 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    He never had the money or infrastructure to cover all the constituencies anyway. It's a canny retreat. As far as I can tell, it increases the...
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    Yesterday, 03:40 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    It would have been more nuclear if he'd also stepped aside in the marginal seats the Conservatives are targeting. As it stands, none of the...
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    10-11-2019, 11:08 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Nah. The prediction was £6bn or something. See here: Did higher taxes lead to reduced revenue from the rich? - Full Fact There doesnít seem...
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    10-11-2019, 08:33 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The governmentís department of behavioural change (a brilliant thing Cameron introduced, credit where credit is due) is using behavioural economics...
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    10-11-2019, 08:27 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    When we raised the rate to 50%, HMRC estimated an additional £1.1bn income tax take. (Thatís the best bit. They donít know. Theyíre guessing, even...
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    10-11-2019, 08:15 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I only found out by looking into what labour are actually planning... theyíre also moving the civil service out of Whitehall and back into the...
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    10-11-2019, 08:07 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The discussion is around heading up the individual departments with political appointees (not replacing the independent civil service) to improve...
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    10-11-2019, 07:20 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    As well as suppressing that report until after the election, the investigation into his relationship with Arcuri is also being suspended until after...
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    10-11-2019, 06:19 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    If I'm following your argument correctly walleye, Laffer would work if the very rich spent/invested their surplus cash in the UK/UK businesses. But...
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    10-11-2019, 01:45 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    There are plenty of countries that set income tax at a higher level than ours. The rich donít down tools. In fact, those countries have a better...
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    10-11-2019, 12:32 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I had never heard of it and had to google it. Thereís loads and loads of stuff out there disproving it and itís based on 14th century thinking....
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    10-11-2019, 11:38 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I think itís worth reminding ourselves that the current Labour Party is not Ďfar leftí. Itís just further to the left than the centrist Blair...
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    09-11-2019, 10:26 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Well I suppose itís how hard left youíre talking. There arenít any credible hard left parties in the uk at the moment. Thereís just people saying...
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    09-11-2019, 10:04 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The hard left donít envy the wealthy. They resent that the same rules donít apply to them. Iím here for that. I donít care how rich someone is, as...
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    09-11-2019, 05:37 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Loxie, some Jewish people would consider someone holding anti-zionistic views to be an anti-Semite, by default. Itís not something I particularly...
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    09-11-2019, 11:12 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Ian Austin left the Labour Party in February this year. The Ďnewsí about his disaffection with labour and Corbyn is old and has been rewarmed now for...
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    09-11-2019, 12:34 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Iím with Baroness Warsi. Until the right sorts out its issues with islamophobia, using racism as a political football is really not cool.
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    09-11-2019, 12:20 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The miner son dude was a local Tory councillor.
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    08-11-2019, 10:58 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    And thatís fine. Just - theyíre no more right or wrong than the reasons of all the resigning Tory candidates. The ones that have joined the Lib Dems....
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    08-11-2019, 10:41 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Nicky Morgan said Johnson was unfit to govern when she resigned. Sheís a biggie.
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    08-11-2019, 08:24 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I'll be voting for Labour as, while my seat isn't a marginal, Labour are the only chance we have of unseating the Tories. I like the candidate they...
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    07-11-2019, 02:10 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    The majority of British people get their views from anti-EU British press, and have been getting utter tripe dripped into their ears for decades,...
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