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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    No, no I wasn't. I was born after the Anglo-Irish Agreement was signed. You also clearly don't know anything about it here if you think that after the Belfast Agreement was signed all the violence just stopped. Omagh, Drumcree, Holy Cross.
    Yes, you were. You're about to apply to university so you can't be older than 17. You did not live through The Troubles - don't embarrass yourself by arguing otherwise.
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    Yes, you were. You're about to apply to university so you can't be older than 17. You did not live through The Troubles - don't embarrass yourself by arguing otherwise.
    As a mature student, not that I have to explain myself to you
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    As a mature student, not that I have to explain myself to you, smartarse.
    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    im 16 :P and yourself?
    Sure. :rolleyes::rofl:
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    Theresa May be like:
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    I don't know where you've heard or what makes you think that Corbyns labour is at all homophobic? The labour left under Corbyn is the most anti-homophobic party in Britain, far more so than new labour, the lib dems or the greens or even the Tories who are also very anti-homophobic.
    Can you please explain how Corbyn's Labour is the most anti-homophobic party?
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    Despite all the right wing media constantly banging on about what a Trot Corbyn is, when questioned properly, he is more moderately leftish than they say. Here is part of the transcript from his interview with the Guardian this morning.

    Q: What is your view of capitalism? Is it broadly good, or broadly bad?
    Corbyn says he backs a mixed economy. But there is case for the public sector running services. We should produce what people need, not just produce for the sake of greed.
    Q: Do you want to nationalise key industries as Labour did in the 1980s?
    Corbyn says he is not proposing that.
    Q: You have spoken about nationalising the NHS. So what about private firms doing things like medical tests more efficiently than the NHS.
    Corbyn says services are best provided by the state.
    Q: Always?
    Corbyn says services are provided more effectively inhouse.
    Q: Would you stop doctors in the NHS doing private work?
    Corbyn says most GPs do not do private work. Most GPs are salaried. They prefer it that way.
    Q: Do you agree with Tony Blair who has said today that the prosecutions of servicemen over alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan are going too far?
    Corbyn says he recognises that servicemen faced very difficult conditions.But we have signed up to international law, he says. He says it must be enforced.
    Q: After the crash people decided Labour could not be trusted because it spent too much.
    Corbyn says the crash was not caused by Labour overspending. It was caused by a deregulated banking system. Maybe regulation should be tougher.
    Q: But people think Labour government’s spent too much. Aren’t you taking a risk reinforcing this view?
    Corbyn says, look at the £9.5bn spend on housing benefit. That could be spent much more effectively, he says.
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    I'm sorry, did you just trawl through my shared account over a year? You sad excuse for an individual.
    No, I used the search function, it took 30 seconds. You've already embarrassed yourself, quit digging yourself into a deeper hole.
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    ]Why would you need or want a shared account? If the other person* needs one why not create it?

    * alter egos don't count
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    (Original post by MildredMalone)
    So were you lying now or then? I hope you're not a mature student pretending to be 16/17, that's kinda creepy.
    That was at least a year or two old, my brother is now 18, he used my account then so I could keep an eye on what he was doing because he's bipolar. He's not allowed to use the computer much now because once he had an episode and went onto Amazon and bought nearly a hundred CDs. I moved out this year anyway.
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Despite all the right wing media constantly banging on about what a Trot Corbyn is, when questioned properly, he is more moderately leftish than they say. Here is part of the transcript from his interview with the Guardian this morning.
    Honestly the media screams about Trotskyists way too much, they're not the ones to worry about, being too self-obsessed; they're more likely to turn on their own than destroy the Labour Party for malicious reasons and personal gain. The real threat comes from the Gramscian legions of the dull.

    The Militant Tendency, now the Socialist Party, was the Trotskyist entryist party in the British Labour Party. Corbyn was not a member of Militant and he does not identify as a Trotsktyite. However, the purge of Militant left Corbyn as one of the most left-wing members of Labour and he routinely found himself voting in opposition to official party policy during the Blair/Brown government. In fact, he defied the Labour whip a total of 428 times during the thirteen years between 1997 and 2010.
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    Honestly the media screams about Trotskyists way too much, they're not the ones to worry about, being too self-obsessed; they're more likely to turn on their own than destroy the Labour Party for malicious reasons and personal gain. The real threat comes from the Gramscian legions of the dull.
    Yup, the whole "Judean People's Front" trope is still a pretty accurate trope about Trots. These groups are tiny organisations. The idea that they can somehow command the six-figure numbers of Corbyn supporters is laughable.
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    (Original post by anarchism101)
    Yup, the whole "Judean People's Front" trope is still a pretty accurate trope about Trots. These groups are tiny organisations. The idea that they can somehow command the six-figure numbers of Corbyn supporters is laughable.
    Oh yeah, it's ridiculous. I was in TUSC for a while when I was living in London and they can only muster a few thousand across Britain, including the three largest British Trotskyist parties.
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    Oh yeah, it's ridiculous. I was in TUSC for a while when I was living in London and they can only muster a few thousand across Britain, including the three largest British Trotskyist parties.
    I was in AWL circles for quite a while in my misguided youth :P several of the AWLers that were mentioned or appeared on the Dispatches Momentum episode were people I've met - gives you an idea of how small the organisation is.
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    (Original post by anarchism101)
    I was in AWL circles for quite a while in my misguided youth :P several of the AWLers that were mentioned or appeared on the Dispatches Momentum episode were people I've met - gives you an idea of how small the organisation is.
    Yeah AWL are very small, but they're almost encouraged to join Labour I believe, they deregistered as a party to allow its members to do that.

    It's remarkable how there's a lot of fragmentation on the left wing but not a lot on the right, maybe because the right are more concentrated on pragmatism than analytical philosophy, like some Trotskyists are anti-immigration because they don't agree with Socialism In One Country, but a lot of right wingers are anti-immigration because of increased economic competition and strain on resources, or so they claim.
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    That was at least a year or two old, my brother is now 18, he used my account then so I could keep an eye on what he was doing because he's bipolar. He's not allowed to use the computer much now because once he had an episode and went onto Amazon and bought nearly a hundred CDs. I moved out this year anyway.
    You don't seriously expect people to believe that? In April this year you said you were 18. That same day you were posting in the MHoC, so either you lied about your age / living through the Troubles or you're account sharing, which would get you banned from the MHoC. Which is it?

    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    30" waist, been like that even after I started going gym.
    18.
    First-generation Irish.
    I'm half mesomorph half endomorph.
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    You don't seriously expect people to believe that? In April this year you said you were 18. That same day you were posting in the MHoC, so either you lied about your age / living through the Troubles or you're account sharing, which would get you banned from the MHoC. Which is it?
    Why do you care so much about the personal life of a random guy on the internet?
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    Why do you care so much about the personal life of a random guy on the internet?
    I don't, I care that he lied about living through the Troubles.
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    (Original post by 303Pharma)
    off topic: as an analytical chemist, your tag and avatar make me happy in my pants
    Molecules are just so cool, aren't they? :daydreaming:
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    That was at least a year or two old, my brother is now 18, he used my account then so I could keep an eye on what he was doing because he's bipolar. He's not allowed to use the computer much now because once he had an episode and went onto Amazon and bought nearly a hundred CDs. I moved out this year anyway.
    Well, if that's true you didn't have to share that much detail, but I hope your brother gets the help he needs
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    (Original post by Peroxidation)
    Molecules are just so cool, aren't they? :daydreaming:
    The geometric shape of electronic orbitals blows my minds when i try and think about it.

    https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=el...w=1678&bih=905
 
 
 
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