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My home town isn't twinned with anywhere but it does have a suicide pact with Dagenham. #LindaSmith

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1820 people died today. And those deaths are a completely predictable outcome of a disastrous strategy: a path tha… https://t.co/FeqOaLzRMH
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1/23
2021
People celebrating a return to normal should understand that ‘normal’ is what got us here.
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1/22
2021
Gotta love genocide. https://t.co/yQPexlroD1
Retweeted by MountweazleRishi Sunak, the man who's deciding whether to take £20 a week away from the poorest people in the country during a… https://t.co/LZcnGVPX6U
Retweeted by MountweazleBig relief to hear Priti Patel on the radio explaining that Britain is at the forefront of Global Britain. Imagine… https://t.co/1RcpI1LUNM
Retweeted by MountweazleIf anyone thinks the Tory party with its talk of levelling up is somehow different from any Tory government in the… https://t.co/AF1FRwKlYs
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1/20
2021
It is from an outrageously privileged position to ask people who are scared, angry, under threat, to remain calm an… https://t.co/w7wJ5o4wJO
Retweeted by MountweazleOne of the most insidious-disguised-as-reasonable opinions. The idea that politeness makes you kind. Rees-Mogg alwa… https://t.co/TMYkra5KFb
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1/19
2021
"We won't provide free school meals at half-term" says government that 24 hours earlier said how vital it was to pr… https://t.co/vxKfiJV6yY
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1/15
2021
@ChrisRandWrites What? A train on time?So the parcel we sent to Poland in December for £18 via DPD now costs £145 to send. Well done Brexiters.
Retweeted by MountweazleOh India KNOWS how to write a headline. https://t.co/jL3R9dQ2BD
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1/10
2021
Do you remember during the first lockdown when every MP got given £10,000 to pay for laptops, internet upgrades an… https://t.co/WKrNcU9f55
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1/8
2021
@Gloworm558 Does that NT sign say 'Oily Hall'? They wanna get that cleaned up before visitors come back.
1/6
2021
I'm only half-joking when I say they should recruit vets to help give the vaccine. On any given vaccine clinic day,… https://t.co/kxO8EbqC9G
Retweeted by MountweazleThose of us raging at Johnson are doing so because we’d quite like to be able to live our lives - like people in Ne… https://t.co/EPT7h0iGTv
Retweeted by MountweazleThe key target of a successful con artist is himself. Once he can persuade himself, unequivocally, that he’s tellin… https://t.co/SHm8QwN8iG
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1/4
2021
Rule Britannia? Sending a 5kg package from UK to Belgium cost £13 two weeks ago. Now it costs £44. Well done Brex… https://t.co/AIQ4nPOuxe
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1/2
2021
I hear the KLF will be promoting their arrival on Spotify by publicly burning 0.00006 pence.
Retweeted by MountweazleWe’re getting our country back, but with all the good parts taken out.
Retweeted by MountweazleMy daughter is a primary teacher in Lewisham whose schools are still opening on Monday. Surrounding boroughs are no… https://t.co/ZKd2KmjsnG
Retweeted by MountweazleThis. Absolutely this. https://t.co/i7aAuy8uYL
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1/1
2020
Unfortunately, not all foxes that wake this morning will survive. The self entitled, arrogant hunts will be out tod… https://t.co/DzzePPGHho
Retweeted by MountweazleHaving a glass of water in the belief that it will dissolve all food and alcohol consumed today so that I can start again. Always works.
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12/26
2020
Johnson looks set to announce the worst trade reduction treaty in modern history - all its terms of trade deal will… https://t.co/cOCulE9Lt7
Retweeted by MountweazleWhatever is in this deal, makes no difference to how it will be presented. We could have agreed to become galley sl… https://t.co/lMorJOHHY6
Retweeted by MountweazleIt’s as if we’ve spent four and a half years painfully filing the edges off 50p pieces to celebrate the launch of a new 10p coin.
Retweeted by MountweazleImmense decency from our friends in France. Merci ❤️🎄 https://t.co/6UNhg5cQA6
Retweeted by Mountweazle84,400 is closer to the true UK death toll due to COVID-19 rather than the government headline figure of 67,616 dea… https://t.co/QptgTV6H1O
Retweeted by MountweazleDo you remember that time Priti Patel suggested shutting the border to create food shortages for the Irish?
Retweeted by MountweazleWhy do the Tories suddenly care about fishermen? Because five families on the Sunday Times Rich List (min qualifica… https://t.co/nplT6xpHj4
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12/24
2020
Such a relief Jeremy Corbyn didn't win the election & break Britain Just imagine if we had a properly funded NHS,… https://t.co/rDXlu8ROV9
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12/22
2020
Lol https://t.co/MIr1EqmMwk
Retweeted by MountweazleOne of the strange things about the sense that Christmas has been cancelled is that the Christmas experience is rea… https://t.co/kWkTX8rNPN
Retweeted by MountweazleThe Chinese are so clever: they invented a virus that specifically targets countries run by incompetent fuckwits.
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12/21
2020
Your regular reminder that the same people who fought and won Brexit, and promised us it would be easy and a rip ro… https://t.co/pcnZf0mOks
Retweeted by MountweazleThere's a pattern to this government's behaviour: Procrastinate, bluster, lie, raise false hopes, then get forced… https://t.co/kMhZpte2mA
Retweeted by MountweazleWe are currently led by dim people who got into power thinking it was simply a money making business, exactly what… https://t.co/P5RRsziEyH
Retweeted by MountweazleNew Zealand is covid free. They've had 25 deaths. We didn't have to be in this mess.
Retweeted by MountweazleOn March 17th New Zealand announced that they would pay everyone to stay home for eight weeks, almost $4700 for ful… https://t.co/bqYdnLkC83
Retweeted by MountweazleLot of people waking up today, covered in trifle and surrounded by half-eaten cheese boards.
Retweeted by MountweazleKent has started its Festival of Brexit early. https://t.co/ucxcBvGOjI
Retweeted by MountweazleSo badly-handled @Conservatives You've caused panic, leaving it so late. Now thousands of people with a newly-en… https://t.co/vOYuRo8DuH
Retweeted by Mountweazlehttps://t.co/3Bjz4vaVBvMeanwhile, people can still fly into Britain without being tested
Retweeted by MountweazleChristmas isn’t cancelled just because the virus has changed, but because of serious, serial government failures, m… https://t.co/LzHpsg5SvK
Retweeted by MountweazleWorst possible Prime Minister and worst possible government at the worst possible time?
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Retweeted by MountweazleThe Spectator describes me as “the permanently outraged MP”. Highest excess death toll in Europe. Deepest recessio… https://t.co/GLnZH9bZjN
Retweeted by MountweazleI’m just so grateful that, as we face this deadly pandemic over the next few weeks, this country isn’t going to do… https://t.co/n8yB3A4lui
Retweeted by MountweazleTo be fair, he couldn't possibly have predicted the thing every scientist, and Keir Starmer, and everyone who looke… https://t.co/NsonG4KdGX
Retweeted by Mountweazlei wonder which government minister will be the first to get caught mixing with their entire extended family while in tier 4
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12/20
2020
A reminder of the NHS under the Tories before Covid: 17000 beds cut 106,000 staff short 43000 nurses short 11000… https://t.co/3l6S33mBcD
Retweeted by MountweazleOn top of the angst, sadness and worry for so many I see are really, genuinely struggling, I am full of impotent ra… https://t.co/NhhjHeQOeS
Retweeted by MountweazleI’m incandescent! It’s taken 7 months / £22bn to get national testing to 400k/day (actually 150k) yet they expect… https://t.co/zcFGICl6e9
Retweeted by MountweazleRemember less than a week ago when Gavin Williamson threatened Greenwich Council with legal action over the early closure of schools?
Retweeted by MountweazleSummary: NOT TO BLAME FOR COVID FAILURE Late to March lockdown Late to November lockdown Failure to protect care h… https://t.co/UL2xwxCL03
Retweeted by MountweazleBBC just said this was ‘sobering news’. Not if I can help it.
Retweeted by Mountweazle @ChrisRandWrites My thoughts entirely. Thank goodness they've handled the rest of the crisis so competently, or we would be in a mess.https://t.co/lLG8kVTzgA
12/19
2020
Tory Britain. https://t.co/xwboOmIB0v
Retweeted by MountweazleMy boyfriend got his covid vaccine yesterday and I can tell you the most prominent side effect is the inability to… https://t.co/vcBdj0koEd
Retweeted by Mountweazle @MichaelRosenYes And if nobody was there to hear you groan, did it really happen? Or something philosophical.“about $11 billion went to companies either run by friends and associates of politicians in the Conservative Party… https://t.co/jGcdguXGzM
Retweeted by MountweazleJacob Rees-Mogg latest. NOT SHAMEFUL: ◾️Putting millions into tax havens to avoid paying tax ◾️Opening funds in Ir… https://t.co/5lnUw541om
Retweeted by MountweazleDisgusting. In Parliament, I just challenged Jacob Rees-Mogg about UNICEF having to feed working class kids in the… https://t.co/m37xQgb7gN
Retweeted by MountweazleFor the first time ever, UNICEF – the UN agency for providing humanitarian aid to children – will help feed kids in… https://t.co/uQW1eNP5AH
Retweeted by MountweazleIn any sane country, this would serve to wipe out the political class that caused it. Instead, they were rewarded w… https://t.co/dQMIjq0A5M
Retweeted by MountweazleIn the middle of one of the richest cities in one of the biggest economies in the World. https://t.co/zWe9qvIOmk
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12/17
2020
Three of the roots of Brexit UK history of not being invaded or having a dictatorship in living memory - unlike re… https://t.co/cwpptEAX3x
Retweeted by Mountweazle“I’m not just a Remainer. I’m a European through and through, and the rats have taken over the ship”. RIP John le Carré.
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12/14
2020
Your occasional reminder that not only did Boris Johnson’s Vote Leave promise there would be a deal, they promised… https://t.co/P39r8us7as
Retweeted by MountweazleTrump supporters should feel completely disillusioned by the electoral system and never vote again.
Retweeted by MountweazleI know everyone's said this already but wha a treat this is. Love so many observations here. Him still being seen b… https://t.co/fQWvzMGUqy
Retweeted by Mountweazle @beardedjourno Good to meet you this morning. Fingers crossed it is!When you’re so privileged that supermarkets having to stockpile and a 5% increase in food prices doesn’t concern yo… https://t.co/a39TBtejj3
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Retweeted by MountweazleJust purchased the perfect Christmas read by @MansonMike from @TangentBooks May I suggest you do the same? https://t.co/jtXWc8p66v
12/10
2020
Johnson & Gove. Two over-promoted newspaper columnists finally facing the consequences of a half-baked opinion piec… https://t.co/sPPALjmJo3
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12/8
2020
🎄🎄Not academia related but I'm way too hyped about this sustainable Xmas gem🎄🎄 London Christmas Tree Rental lets y… https://t.co/g2qYt2442s
Retweeted by MountweazleThe Brexit Paradox Any government competent enough to deliver Brexit wouldn’t
Retweeted by MountweazleA freshly dug badger hole being made all snug for winter... Looks like a single boar (?) badger has decided he need… https://t.co/hCKtNORzN7
Retweeted by MountweazleI have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received and that consequently this country is at war with… https://t.co/uoBX8Ny5Pv
Retweeted by MountweazleIce Cold in Tier 3 (via Gary Hughes) https://t.co/XK60w4YggG
12/7
2020
An Irish passport holder in the UK has more freedom than a UK passport holder in the UK. That’s quite a thing for t… https://t.co/gSX94d62Lj
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12/6
2020
I've got an Eton-themed advent calendar, where all the doors are opened for me by my dad's contacts.
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12/5
2020
The first roundabout under the Atlantic Ocean is a reality. This is part of our new 11 km sub-sea tunnel connecting… https://t.co/F6mAoDrwkR
Retweeted by Mountweazle“Defund the police” freaks people out because it actually addresses structural racism in a concrete way. Anything t… https://t.co/tJ2Drd9FiO
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12/3
2020
I have a Facebook pal from the old days in my pub screaming about “am not taking a vaccine, you don’t know what’s i… https://t.co/nwc610davG
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12/2
2020
😍😍😍😍 🐶 https://t.co/S3W0yiIGX8
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12/1
2020
Brexit Britain: We’re not very kind, we don’t understand much & we don’t like the way experts & evidence make us fe… https://t.co/r7bpl3FXP9
Retweeted by MountweazleWasn’t going to get involved with the Laurence Fox stuff, but now he’s bragging about putting my family at risk, I… https://t.co/TuwUFjezHh
Retweeted by MountweazleMirrors in a London market in 1951 by Ernst Haas. https://t.co/etcRvRg4n6
Retweeted by Mountweazle"I can face the winter with calm. I'd been thinking of the winter as a horrid, wet, dreary time. Now I can see othe… https://t.co/F6o1wSHMi0
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11/30
2020
Lady in front of me at tills has bought whisky and a mallet.
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11/28
2020
Just wondering @theAliceRoberts whether you have a view on this and why it isn’t at the forefront of the news along… https://t.co/tCwNef4wd9
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11/27
2020
What Brexit is really about. VG from ⁦@GeorgeMonbiot⁩ https://t.co/vTNIj80cIQ
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11/25
2020
Conservative party ‘racially profiled’ 10 million voters https://t.co/dUvnQbcNm6
Retweeted by MountweazleThe energy companies just don’t get it do they. After years of ripping us off with ever increasing extortionate cha… https://t.co/yweVjmcWP1
Retweeted by MountweazleCabinet latest: Breaking international law ➡️ No-one resigns Breaking own lockdown rules ➡️ No-one resigns Helpi… https://t.co/8T3NerYYVq
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11/20
2020

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