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All political discussion welcome but anyone offering unsubstantiated sound bites or random character assassinations, I'll have to ignore. Life is too short.

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@GeorgeMonbiot It takes time to establish these ideas and three elections in 4 years plus all the trouble created b… https://t.co/NMCNh2sW7B
12/9
2019
I'm shocked to see Tom Bower's dreadful book on Jeremy Corbyn has just been published in paperback. It's been highl… https://t.co/WixS6dscTg
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @OborneTweets @mac123_m It was an excellent programme. Where is the UK equivalent of this I wonder? @anubeon @irisstylosa @BriefcaseMike What you are asking for existed 40 years ago or more when ownership of the pre… https://t.co/PFXBFeZN3r @evelynicholson @GloriaDePiero Exactly. It is a ridiculous gimmick. There was enough agro from the old Blairites wh… https://t.co/WHcYJ587PF @GloriaDePiero Blair is the one you need to confront. It was an objective of his to fill the PLP with professional… https://t.co/U8iNiaM8XA @MarkSeddon1962 @AaronBastani is broadly right on this. The whole PV business was manipulated by Blair and co to cr… https://t.co/CEGOwC1uirNo surprise here, an excellent, thoughtful article from @MichaelRosenYes. It is to the shame of the UK media, that… https://t.co/tBmR8rnpYz @chelleryn99 It's been around ever since universal suffrage. This time it's all about Brexit @ThomasJ58805552 There's no justification for these stupid questions. Can anyone imagine Brian Walden, Robin Day or… https://t.co/E62flX9ryD @OHATyoutube The only snag is they'll support the Tories and not Labour. @MarkSeddon1962 Indeed since the only alternative to Johnson is a Labour win. How difficult is that to understand? @soopagaz @bbclaurak I'll bet he wishes that he'd gone on Andrew Neil's programme after this. Never has a politicia… https://t.co/IKWPgXbSGN @MarkSeddon1962 They most certainly will. As intolerant as Rees Mogg's crowd but hardly surprising given that Campb… https://t.co/WUXwQrT9KyAnother excellent contribution from @davidgraeber . FWIW, programmes like this where the presenter isn't an egomani… https://t.co/YglcC74MfO @mehdirhasan For the same reason Blair, Mandelson, Campbell and the rest of the New Labour rump want to destroy the… https://t.co/m4ddcCjfuuPlease watch and share and share again 🙏🙏🙏 Our NHS IS being privatised. Why would anyone believe a Tory? https://t.co/qNbfiATzb4
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @leninology @suziegeewizz The only tactical voting rule is anything other than Labour will return a Tory government… https://t.co/Tkk4bbwSHp @ThomasJ58805552 They are creating a left/right alliance against them and personally, I'd be more than happy to see… https://t.co/V6UKLqwnf0 @dbooth3 @HunHo7 @silverrich39 @JakeLex1989 Exactly right. They keep piping on about fighting racism and the Murdoc… https://t.co/TfjzJSE6grMust watch film - now offered free in time for GE19. The Great NHS Heist forensically examines not only how the T… https://t.co/Xsin1xXsIJ
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @bbcnickrobinson Well done Nick, another stupid contribution from a highly paid employee whose income comes from a… https://t.co/FKfPntrLVC @blacknwhitecat @JillGore8 Note the nature of the criticism. It is always about the process, dealing with complaint… https://t.co/7iTkfxs1yj @SkyeCity_ All they need to know is that Corbyn has stuck to his principles come rain or come shine. Johnson cannot… https://t.co/85DoERYtBqhttps://t.co/uyjPrjyEhu This headline is everything that is wrong with the Guardian. It implies that the parties ar… https://t.co/BRsjA3hUjR @mazzenilsson @reggaecrisp1 Anything Trump promotes will have a personal benefit for him. I don't think he has any… https://t.co/KFarEzSLs2 @D_Raval There was a very interesting piece on Al Jazeera last night pointing out that the media here has performed… https://t.co/1N2JhrFKgg @dawnsmith07 @ajmccorquodale @bolshevik_bee @_Ian__Brown_ @ClaireR_Labour @Lotx @red_black_cat @CatAldgate… https://t.co/jYAh89gDob
12/8
2019
@SkyeCity_ Exactly right. It's not just LFC, Everton and their supporters are 100 percent with Liverpool on this to their eternal credit, @davidgraeber hits the nail on the head and not for the first time. https://t.co/KuoFycnWh0 @simonmaginn The Guardian could not care less. They have an alternative agenda where ordinary people can sink or sw… https://t.co/Ai1yEen9XH @g_gosden We seriously have be concerned about the lack of judgement of anyone who votes for him. I hated everythin… https://t.co/stfyEQ0FKN @OborneTweets And voters who are angry now, will not blame themselves for the consequences of their own gullibility… https://t.co/HuE5sklJDs @redsarah99 @wales_steve @UKLabour I sincerely hope @UKLabour wins this election, for British people indeed but for… https://t.co/M6LO977bgb
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @SylvieBERTOLIN1 @redsarah99 @UKLabour Yes indeed. If change is to happen happen it needs more than one country to do it. @gazzagrin Justin Webb - another annoying know all. There must be something in that studio that is affecting the br… https://t.co/A1nCI4gxUJ @LondonMirelle @RJ_Phoenix16 Anyone who has ever seen the massive queues of people in countries where democracy cam… https://t.co/V7ZgRp5Z05 @stephengill59 @Georgin36410016 I always remind people of this. Liverpool is unique in many ways and this is one of them. @Mark_Profound @ElectionMapsUK @melaniekmelvin @SavantaComRes Still too many.Fans of both Liverpool and Everton with banners proclaiming their support for Labour in the General Election. Thi… https://t.co/EL33IyLueA
Retweeted by Steve AldridgeJohnson is dangerous. Splitting the opposition vote works entirely in his favour. https://t.co/ZhpCJQTxk5"I didn't vote for Kinnock Blair Brown Miliband I voted @ukLabour So schools are funded, We have an NHS, Before t… https://t.co/eyu5cvnrNW
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @karl_trotsky @DameLozza It's a fair comment but only makes me wonder why he and his stupid guests were happy to he… https://t.co/N21CcGTcfLhttps://t.co/gbVbybzzBe "Wake up Britain, this man is a fraud". This is the 2019 in a nutshell. Should be all over… https://t.co/SjS5HoS5SZ @MichaelRosenYes Anyone word from the usual suspects who are championing this issue?This is spot on. The travesty being that this obsession was once only part of the Tory party but it has spread ever… https://t.co/gl45eLR99V @SylvieBERTOLIN1 This is a serious problem for democracy. Papers don't make money like they did years ago and are t… https://t.co/s1lUILePRa @mattstu555 @kathiebennett YouGov would be an embarrassment in North Korea.Here's a new term we should all be using - "Fraudcast". https://t.co/Af2dUce0F6 @SimonWi45684664 @kathiebennett @tynewrc Classic! "Fraudcast" - absolutely spot on @kathiebennett @blacknwhitecat The MSM is a lost cause and in its current format is beyond repair. It should be ign… https://t.co/jO83ETZAiJ @dbooth3 @Christi64914989 @KirkChris They are worse than the Tories in many respects (I refer to this incarnation o… https://t.co/EykT9BHPQN @evolvepolitics Hmm, give me a minute to think about that and I'll try and answer. @earthygirl011 Simple choice next week, if are you part of the top 1%, vote Tory. If you are part of the top 5% may… https://t.co/4ovCG7lmwYIf you're thinking "I might vote Labour but Jeremy Corbyn..." watch this, it's short and see what you think... https://t.co/2SyulLqEkl
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @GoodwinMJ Anonymous anyone in these situations is a good enough reason for ignoring everything. Too much stuff has… https://t.co/af8exrF04x @dawnsmith07 @Octagot @BarryGardiner Barry is brilliant in these situations. Top manJohnson’s absolutely floundering. Comes across as the liar he is. I said very clearly that we will aim to reduce th… https://t.co/QZFLf40fVw
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12/7
2019
Very pertinent tweet from Tom https://t.co/VaCjFxwv9f @TomLondon6 @MariaDowell2 @guardian How true that is. Their social conscience is like a fashion accessory in many cases. @DawnButlerBrent @CracknellNick Oh yes, wall to wall coverage. Condemnation by Peston and Laura K. Nick Robinson ha… https://t.co/Yi6fg7Lh3h @Owenins I was 25 when she got elected. Not only waged war on the miners which was brutal, but had a general policy… https://t.co/ut73W7aRXC @SylvieBERTOLIN1 Need to look after Welsh exiles wherever they are :) @NeilClark66 @GayatriGalloway @OborneTweets @RT_sputnik No one is going to argue with that. Peter Oborne has never… https://t.co/B9kFca5dp0 @OborneTweets My very 'umble apologies..... :) @OborneTweets Good old Robbie. Ex employee of the BBC with an unstained reputation just like the current mob. It's… https://t.co/NFanuKBZM1 @joneslinda @davidgraeber Very interesting that the BBC use this excuse regularly. They of course have a massive ou… https://t.co/tqeghWJlAq @PaulBrandITV Wonderful. Let's blame those junior people again. Dear old John Simpson tried that one too about the… https://t.co/1pWAx7b81p @JackieKane @Lotx It is utterly beyond satire isn't it? The minister isn't there to teach children, run the schools… https://t.co/duM149EGIb @Pandypooch21 Always was and always will be. When he was a children's TV presenter it made no difference but allowi… https://t.co/z3Ebg4gWOb @RobBurl @afneil Yes indeed you seem to be the only people who failed to take on board the ample evidence that John… https://t.co/GFAZF1KkW1 @eddygraham39 @NewStatesman @georgeeaton @Kevin_Maguire In all of my life as a Labour supporter and member, I have… https://t.co/JIj2Xsykez @steverichards14 All of which will have been well and truly facilitated by the centre who for some bizarre reasons… https://t.co/AuRNxul4ya @malinmasse @davidgraeber This is one of the challenges now but that answer IMO is not mass circulation but digital… https://t.co/N6Wp9dtbxw @davidgraeber They have an agenda and those of us on the left are not part of it. Occasional articles by some "left… https://t.co/Hb4ySHnduTthe Guardian is not a left-of-centre paper, it's a centre-right paper trying to masquerade as left to try to redefi… https://t.co/ebuJbNQvDl
Retweeted by Steve AldridgeI can't tell you how many people I know (some quite prominent celebrities) who have tried to send a column or lette… https://t.co/SqQjTlk0em
Retweeted by Steve AldridgeMore quality journalism from the BBC conservative club. Congratulations to all involved. https://t.co/MBwPiIZFzLintentional racist dogwhistle. This is just BoJo's pubic version of Trump's famous line "why do we have to have im… https://t.co/SZ3ykrnaSb
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @premnsikka The difference between Labour and Tory is that Labour is a part of society and is ready to help, Tory t… https://t.co/c8yAQWLpgUSurely the Tories don't tell lies? Laura K will no doubt be tweeting that Corbyn wrote the document and that Johnso… https://t.co/480Xs3xVBKMark Steel: Nobody is asking you to go on holiday with Corbyn – you don't need to like him to vote Labour https://t.co/pd2VKefUgQ
Retweeted by Steve AldridgeLabour political reforms will ban MPs having second jobs. Quite right too. If £79k salary +expenses isn't enough,… https://t.co/iHgg9WPcyo
Retweeted by Steve Aldridge @FromSteveHowell This is scandalous from a public broadcast journalist. @RobBurl Another slimy rebuttal. You know exactly how badly you have failed, all of you. Neil's video is interestin… https://t.co/aSDGtmBGnEThe fuss last year about Corbyn's overcoat and we have this. The BBC won't do anything about it of course but why o… https://t.co/HYmMuszD1s @StephaniePetri1 Labour have been far too soft at times in challenging bias and smears. It is one of the errors the… https://t.co/B7q3Hwt3dG
12/6
2019
@its_donna_bb @afneil @UKLabour I know. Strange days indeed. @ClarkeMicah Good advice. @ursula0703 Note of course that the BBC see nothing wrong in this in the same way that billionaires see nothing wro… https://t.co/PAxS4Lqrn0 @KevinPascoe @BorisJohnson If he won't show, Neil should just ask the questions in full @Schofe What a ridiculous comment. You haven't got a clue how stupid this stunt was and people in the BBC will be h… https://t.co/4K4eZwoxEp @KevinPascoe If those two empty vessels had an ounce of common sense they would have avoided this like the plague.… https://t.co/K19fjCybDY @MarkSeddon1962 They are the embodiment of the term gormless. Unbounded self confidence with absolutely nothing to… https://t.co/mKVGeEcFcw @LauraSmithMP @AngelaRayner Labour need more MPs like yourself and Angela who understand what the majority's proble… https://t.co/pmRaeQQeRD @LauraSmithMP @AngelaRayner Even on simple numbers, there are clearly more intelligent people in the working classe… https://t.co/GAxu7TxSbe @RSchelt It is. Clearly it has reduced over time but way too prevalent still.Brilliant https://t.co/y3qvcz4qc4 @LauraSmithMP @AngelaRayner This sums up politics in general. We are all still supposed to know and accept our plac… https://t.co/LlrUrV5T95 @KilclooneyJohn Indeed, that's what most fair minded people think. Note none of this manufactured crisis occurred u… https://t.co/tH0RJdXcq7
12/5
2019

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