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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-03-09 01:14 PM
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Anyone following the British Government imploding?
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Half the Government seems to be jumping ship, the other half seems to be plotting about what they are going to do to oust Gordon Brown and replace him. "

Appears that this week Gordon Brown has lost 1/2 his Cabinet. ( hands in the cookie jars, it seems)

Good timeline story, here:
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  -Anyone following the British Government imploding? dixiegrrrrl  Jun-03-09 01:14 PM   #0 
  - Unfortunately, yes.  LeftishBrit   Jun-03-09 01:15 PM   #1 
  - Agreed  Prophet 451   Jun-03-09 08:51 PM   #14 
  - Surely if everyone (inc. supporters) says the Liberal Democrats will never get anywhere near power..  Turborama   Jun-04-09 03:11 AM   #16 
     - To an extent  Prophet 451   Jun-04-09 09:48 AM   #19 
  - This sounds like a "dirty trick" operation.  Swede   Jun-07-09 10:50 AM   #31 
  - Totally deserves it. They are all a bunch of crooks.  closeupready   Jun-03-09 01:16 PM   #2 
  - why can't they learn that cheating doesn't work in the long run?  grannie4peace   Jun-03-09 01:20 PM   #4 
  - At least the criminals in our government are a bit more subtle.  liberalmuse   Jun-03-09 01:32 PM   #7 
  - It's easy to be nonchalant when corruption is legal.  dorkulon   Jun-10-09 06:14 AM   #35 
  - I'm not sure. Perhaps the plunging fortunes of their constituents has just made  closeupready   Jun-03-09 01:56 PM   #11 
  - David Cameron's had a bad week also, actually. nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-03-09 01:20 PM   #5 
  - Yes. Brown's a political blockhead. nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-03-09 01:19 PM   #3 
  - Yes, it's quite a mess.  HeresyLives   Jun-03-09 01:32 PM   #6 
  - my, my. shocker.  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 03:23 AM   #17 
  - "MPs' expenses: Ten worst moments caught on film"  JohnyCanuck   Jun-03-09 01:32 PM   #8 
  - Every British Gov't since Thatcher has been corrupted by Saudi "Yamamah" slush-fund money  leveymg   Jun-03-09 01:47 PM   #9 
  - The much vaunted moderate "Third Way" didn't pan out so well.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-03-09 01:53 PM   #10 
  - look for a real labor party  reggie the dog   Jun-03-09 04:06 PM   #12 
  - The SNP is not 'extreme left'  muriel_volestrangler   Jun-03-09 06:32 PM   #13 
  - compared to the parties in the rest of the UK  reggie the dog   Jun-04-09 02:46 AM   #15 
     - True: the Conservatives (i.e. the right) are more like Democrats here.  mwooldri   Jun-05-09 04:20 AM   #25 
  - problem is a real labour party will never win elections, it will attract all the malcontents and  vadawg   Jun-07-09 10:43 AM   #30 
     - That's what the Blairites keep telling us.  T_i_B   Jun-12-09 04:13 AM   #36 
  - Yes  T_i_B   Jun-04-09 03:57 AM   #18 
  - Not as much fun as watching Berlusconi make an ass of himself  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Jun-04-09 09:50 AM   #20 
  - For those of you (like me) who haven't been following...  swishyfeet   Jun-04-09 11:39 AM   #21 
  - Jump before you're pushed  malaise   Jun-04-09 11:41 AM   #22 
  - Some of them are jumping before the polls have even shut  T_i_B   Jun-05-09 04:09 AM   #23 
  - BBC have live coverage online now...  mwooldri   Jun-05-09 04:17 AM   #24 
  - From what I can see most of the problems of the past week  RFKHumphreyObama   Jun-07-09 09:55 AM   #28 
     - That's part of it  T_i_B   Jun-10-09 05:54 AM   #34 
  - Kick  T_i_B   Jun-06-09 03:08 AM   #26 
  - Kick  T_i_B   Jun-07-09 06:46 AM   #27 
  - Probably to be expected  Yukari Yakumo   Jun-07-09 10:38 AM   #29 
  - The situation in UK (reykjavik on thames) is really fucked up  conspirator   Jun-07-09 10:52 AM   #32 
  - It's terribly depressing.  Vicar In A Tutu   Jun-07-09 11:38 AM   #33 

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