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by Gamal
October 10th, 2019, 7:11 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2030
Views: 76491

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

Nobody wanted to stab you in the back? Lucky you.
by Gamal
October 10th, 2019, 6:08 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2030
Views: 76491

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

I never look back. The future is more important. 
The future is the past, only a bit later.
by Gamal
October 9th, 2019, 6:38 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3054
Views: 103044

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

I believe the word is "optics." (Another word we've got from the Yanks recently. To me an optic is a non-drip spirit measure you attach to a bottle of gin.)  You want to see someone who isn't biased. You won't like the example but we have Nigel Farage. People say that he's on the EU gravy train, bu...
by Gamal
October 3rd, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?
Replies: 45
Views: 961

Re: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?

"Socialism is a rich tradition of political thought and practice, the history of which contains a vast number of views and theories, often differing in many of their conceptual, empirical, and normative commitments. Oh yes, there are many theories, building cathedrals of words is easy. And what abo...
by Gamal
October 3rd, 2019, 1:02 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?
Replies: 45
Views: 961

Re: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?

Concerning money: you can't take it with you.
Only if you believe you go somewhere. Do socialists?
by Gamal
October 3rd, 2019, 6:09 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?
Replies: 45
Views: 961

Re: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?

There's a beatiful story about Bertrand Russell by Paul Johnson: As for the charge that Russell, like his friend  Williams-Ellis, was both a rich man and a socialist - why didn't either  of them give their money away? - Russell had a stock answer: 'I'm  afraid you've got it wrong. Clough Williams-El...
by Gamal
October 3rd, 2019, 5:35 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?
Replies: 45
Views: 961

Re: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?

There are quite many rich, privately educated and intelligent idiots.
by Gamal
October 2nd, 2019, 5:07 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2030
Views: 76491

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

BTW gamal,has just been defamatory to me.My weekend is ruined.
You don't believe newspapers? I don't believie you don't believe.
by Gamal
October 1st, 2019, 4:51 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

The British political system is falling apart. What means the UK is democratic.
by Gamal
September 30th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

We call them Kaviar Linke. But again - let's not argue about semantics.
by Gamal
September 30th, 2019, 1:58 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

double
by Gamal
September 30th, 2019, 1:58 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

double
by Gamal
September 30th, 2019, 7:00 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

Is there any left left in Europe? Except Spain, they are different.
by Gamal
September 29th, 2019, 7:26 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

Realistic.
by Gamal
September 29th, 2019, 6:44 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 56
Views: 1672

Re: What is democracy?

Congratulations on 'knowing' Germany.
No problem, 30 years in Germany will do. It helps a lot when your hair and eyes are dark and your name is foreign, otherwise they could take you for a compatriot.
GZIP: On