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#48612 - 14/07/09 06:44 PM Re: Politics---B/B [Re: m/ark]
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Harland
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I guess that as I was happy with Compeed I haven't tried anything else. Perhaps I should give it a go. Thanks.
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Harland just hadpend to find this post on the 5 day attempt, yes it is you taking my advice, now what was that you said?

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#48650 - 15/07/09 07:17 PM Re: Politics---B/B [Re: m/ark]
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Lounge Lizard, so as not to disappoint you I have read the various Googlised history's about Scargil and have penned the following impressions:

Arthur Scargil is a brilliant orator and a fervent Communist who lives only to keep the class war between the “Working Class” and “Capitalism” going and cares little which UK government is in power.

His drive for the rights of the “Working Class” in the face of “Capitalism” took him to Moscow at the height of the Cold War. He subsequently destroyed the Labour Party and brought down the Heath led Tory government.

The era of the late 70’s was a crucial time for the UK when the country was tilting 9/10th on the way to becoming a fully blown bureaucratic Communist State under a weak and divided Labour Party.

The normal people in Britain at that time had become disillusioned with crippling strikes, inflation, devaluation and an incapacitated Labour Party, gave a reactionary landslide victory to the Iron Lady, which gave her carte blanche to meet Scargills Flying Pickets head on and subsequently break the power of the Communist lead Unions.

As with all extremists, his loss, especially against a woman, was seen as weakness and he became ostracised by the very union he then represented as president.

The legacy of his extremism and the British peoples fight against his policies left millions unemployed and vast areas of the Midlands and North financial waste lands.

This was 30 years ago and the UK has moved on……or has it?

Is history repeating it self under another guise?

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#48652 - 15/07/09 07:52 PM Re: Politics---B/B [Re: Oldun]
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Lounge Lizard, so as not to disappoint you I have read the various Googlised history's about Scargil///////////////////////

not wanting to upset you oldun, but surly you dont belive every thing you read on the web, may I sugest you use political jounals to get your information from, even I could write a website proclaiming author was one king.

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#48658 - 15/07/09 09:46 PM Re: Politics---B/B [Re: m/ark]
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U r of corse refering 2 author pendragging the famous cornish bard

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#48663 - 15/07/09 10:17 PM Re: Politics---B/B [Re: Oldun]
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Originally Posted By: Oldun
Lounge Lizard, so as not to disappoint you I have read the various Googlised history's about Scargil and have penned the following impressions:

Arthur Scargil is a brilliant orator and a fervent Communist who lives only to keep the class war between the “Working Class” and “Capitalism” going and cares little which UK government is in power.

His drive for the rights of the “Working Class” in the face of “Capitalism” took him to Moscow at the height of the Cold War. He subsequently destroyed the Labour Party and brought down the Heath led Tory government.

The era of the late 70’s was a crucial time for the UK when the country was tilting 9/10th on the way to becoming a fully blown bureaucratic Communist State under a weak and divided Labour Party.

The normal people in Britain at that time had become disillusioned with crippling strikes, inflation, devaluation and an incapacitated Labour Party, gave a reactionary landslide victory to the Iron Lady, which gave her carte blanche to meet Scargills Flying Pickets head on and subsequently break the power of the Communist lead Unions.

As with all extremists, his loss, especially against a woman, was seen as weakness and he became ostracised by the very union he then represented as president.

The legacy of his extremism and the British peoples fight against his policies left millions unemployed and vast areas of the Midlands and North financial waste lands.

This was 30 years ago and the UK has moved on……or has it?

Is history repeating it self under another guise?

Oldun. Thanks for that observation. The trouble with youngsters today is their lack of an attention span such that they might not get beyond your "Arthur Scargil is [a] brilliant .... "

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#48665 - 15/07/09 10:20 PM Re: Politics---B/B [Re: Oldun]
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yes, did you know their are only 500 bards around the world?

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