ByeByeBrexit

ByeByeBrexit

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2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Steve Baker: Ministers... · 0 replies · +1 points


Also this:

'Despite temporary increases in benefits announced in response to the pandemic, the benefits system in 2020 provides less support to out-of-work households than in 2011. Average benefit entitlement among workless households is 10% lower in 2020−21 than it would have been without any policy changes since 2011, and among workless households with children it is 12% lower. These cuts in generosity are mainly due to the ‘benefits freeze’ and the introduction of universal credit; without the temporary increases, they would have been 15% and 16% respectively.'

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Steve Baker: Ministers... · 6 replies · +1 points

> Giving such people the a ability to use science for manipulative ends and also be intellectually intimidated by it and clueless about it's limitations is a toxic combination.

I.e Dominic Cummings, our de facto Prime Minister. You wished this on yourselves.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - The new testing plan t... · 0 replies · +1 points

Boris who?

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - The EU trade talks. Wh... · 0 replies · +1 points

The EU has been crystal-clear from Day 1 on its only real unbreakable priority - preservation of the integrity of the Single Market. Because pretty much everything that works about the EU, given the diversity of internal political interests, is predicated on that. This isn’t news to our politicians and negotiators. So all the huffing and puffing from Gove and Frost and Bunter about the EU’s ‘unreasonableness’ is just PR bullshit to cover their abject failure to get a deal. They know it, and the EU knows it. We’re in take it or leave it territory now, and I don’t mean for the EU.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - The EU trade talks. Wh... · 1 reply · +1 points

> even the meanest intelligence

You could have said ‘Quitters’ and saved yourself 21 keystrokes.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Dehenna Davison: To ho... · 0 replies · +1 points

Well, if you have a mobile phone you are using my software. Bad luck.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Dehenna Davison: To ho... · 3 replies · +1 points

‘Arse’: From Proto-Germanic *arsaz (compare Dutch aars and German Arsch), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃érsos (“backside, buttocks”) (according to Julius Pokorny and Carl Darling Buck).

Oh, and fuzzy logic is now a much-derided CS concept from the 80s (I’m a Computer Scientist, I was there.) You’d be laughed out of the room if you brought it up now.

Don’t feel too stupid.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Dehenna Davison: To ho... · 1 reply · +1 points

Yes, I’m well known hereabouts for defending and promoting racist bigotry, petty nationalism, and nutjob ethno-warriors.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Dehenna Davison: To ho... · 5 replies · +1 points

> an off the cuff definition out of context

AKA ‘talking out of your arse.’ Glad we settled that one.

2 years ago @ http://www.conservativ... - Dehenna Davison: To ho... · 10 replies · +1 points

So, not up to the task, eh? What a surprise.

Oh, and if you've been to China, as I have, I think you'd find that the idea of there being 'The Chinese' was pretty funny to them. But then they do have a grasp of history. Or do you class all slanty-eyed people as Chinese. I bet you do.