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Private nonsense too...........
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I am not impressed with that  Alexei Navalny.
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That word 'awesome' is a typical American expression but the whole election thing is a national farce. A country that is full of head shaking negatives and equally interfering with all over the world while tens of millions getting little good in the place. It will not matter a d whether of the two men win the election generally the negatives will continue. Even in a non-virus situ when the normalise those so-called party conferences that area is a farce and daft. In the high court level it is all about political views too. Republican or Democrat parties mean sod all in normality and the system head shaking.
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Well how about this OakdaleFTL.

As a very strong Protestant and spoke at including rallies during a long time in my city education department as a school liason officer for a state RC secondary school for ten years. One of the teachers was a young nun just turned 30 and we got on well so when she was moving to another school arranged to take her out to a nearby posh restaurant. She was in a smart grey jacket and skirt and a small modest wee hat.  During the pleasant meal she smiled and said she had never had a date with an Orangeman before and I laughed ans said same for me with a nun!

The Church of Scotland gave up running Prot schools towards the end of the 19th century saying was the State's job of giving education but I have never agreed with the State running RC ones. I also got on well with that school's chaplain who fully knew my corner and we got on well even though different corners. Lucky priest knowing me!  :D
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The RC Church has held onto clergy not permitted to marry and for centuries not some dashed recent modernism a hard fact that it has been a corrupt as could be for centuries. It once included Popes as well as senior and junior clergy so as obvious as possible that priestly corruption a permanent thing.  Even that famous German priest Martin Luther was very shocked at Rome when he visited. If the ill-based Vatican had seen sense when set up moral corruption would hot be a nuilt in permanent corrupt status. The Russian Orthodox Church for all it's formal procedures encourages marriage and having families amongst their clergy. Years ago we had a bishop in their denomination here in Scotland but eventually turned out to be second fancy woman. A dozen or so years ago I was on a ferry across the Irish Sea from Scotland to Ulster and met a clergyman from England whom I had a passing deep chat with as he told me he was a priest and then introduced me to his wife!Claimed he had been a clergyman in the Church of England?!

Moral sexual corruption in the Roman corner has been a disgrace and they do sod all about it. From me a strong Protestant I would advise that lot to follow the Orthodox who has always had married clergy and families!  :idea:
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The Scottish Borders route was partly brought back several years ago and after some initial problems has become a very successful return from the 1960's. Having got just over 30 miles returned from Edinburgh it is the longest such line returned. However there are still folk in the Borders and elsewhere want the rest of line track also brought back from just beyond Galashiels right across the Borders to the border and to the Carlisle main line.
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Going back a long way for apologies from Rome considering modern times and even a cardinal in jail over in Australia!
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Leaving aside the political hee-haw and the crossing mentioned in passing re a separate thread I actually don't think a crossing would be built as far too expensive alog with less of a population contrast. Being a railway fan gimme the former line from Stranraer back!
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Would say like such things over at Denmark,l etc would be a great addition but the main decision I will say a negative one as would be very highly expensive.

A more locally disappointmen is the changes mad to the ferry service which used to be at Stranraer next the station. If the Edinburgh government had brought back that line extension that used to be from Stranraer the several miles to the other dock that would be a positive. If travelling on an existing bus service for say Belfast you can go that drag to the change north of Stranraer but if travelling by train from Glasgow to Stranraer station you have to go for a local bus or hire a taxi.

Even over in N. Ireland which I have visited for years one shipping company moved from the centre of Belfast miles away but I still think that rail link at Straer being back is a positive and would be cheaper than a bridge across the sea!
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The GB government is musing on the idea of such from Portpatrick across the Irish Set to Larne. Does not mean it will automatically happen but generally looked at on national transport matters.An awful long time ago trains went beyond Stranraer to Portpatrick but eventually line closed and replaced for a long time by the town of Stranraer.

For a long time when trains went into the town getting on the ferry to N.I. was only yards from the station and very convenient. However that has ceased and if say on a train from Glasgow you now have to get a bus several miles up the coast to board a ship! Back in the time of the 2nd World War there was actually a single line up to there for military purposes but lifted after the war and maybe that should have been brought back?
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I have had doubts about remaining here because it is really a waste of time in being such a small programme. When the original Opera dumped it  I thought would continue even though a smaller situation. But with you in charge the way you act. Pointless........
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yes it is enough and concise!
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Well you are routine in one area in ignoring the factual negatives I have listed been on news, television and so on.
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You are in simple terms a very ignorant man. You routines ignore any factual negatives from the nationalist corner in Edinburgh, etc. instead you go down to rubbish. May suit you but not where brains are.
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Typical your unfortunate arrogance. Easier for you to decry my stance about goings on and including Sturgeon, Even her husband is being queried in he media now. Will be interesting folks to see how the latest farce is going to go. A Scottish Parliament Committee is looking itno the big issue of the former First Minister and ex-SNP leader and how he has accusations against him he won in court. Sturgeon and company are causing internal probs in the nationalist corner and even the SNP chairwoman not very happy either. Salmond may still take legal action against his forfme party pals and he has supporters still in that corner. just another farce and every time I mention wrong things I can routinely expect mouthed rather that dealt with objectively.
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You are a passing puzzle saying that weird thing. Every time I have faulted nationalism for something you tend to do a wee dance and ridicule me (even though many in Scotland like me). What a weir stance never mind the answer.
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Now readers how ignorantly stupid is that comment? When the nationalist daily newspaper came out it had 50,000 circulation now it is down to 9,000. There is also a monthly thing the Scots Independent. Where there have been failings by Sturgeon and her lot Luxor adopts an arrogant and derogatory attitude.

Kind of pointless stance going on here ion this site...........
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Well you do I am afraid act very pompously and aggressively and even when it is a know issue or situation that i raise. instead of the challenge you come over nastily that you should be challenged. Indeed in have raised well known points and failings by your corner's lot in insufficiency, dishonesty. That you are in a position as a 'supervisor' here and the way you are very aggressive even apart from dancing away from factuals is not a very satisfactory thing at all. Quick tempered and belligerent derogatory styles is rather sad. Not efficient enough to be competent to deal with true accusations about nationalism and the way running this country are not dealt with. instead even on bad things that have happened instead I must put up with bad tempered and a nasty temper attitudes from you.
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Hhhm, stick to comics. Condemn the press here yet your own paper is at only a fraction of numbers compared to what when started.
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You slag me off but come out with that guff that you don't care a damn of my corner! real ignorance but you do represent the corner of nationalism that likes to macrh and come out with slogans and head shaking posters. They totally ignore the negatives of nats and their independence corner. So you display that type of gormless attitude by being rough while your lot have a yeuchy record on education, health and much else (including 3 ferries three years late!). Your stance on the nationalism cause is rather empty-headed and ignores such things as well as the hard truth that without the Barnett Formula and independence there would not be enough money. Overall you are a bodyswerver anddo well in the slagging corner to make up for ignorance and no depth to your political stance. That I and my long experience in the life of where I live and public office does not mean a damn??

What I will assess is that you are quick to condemn but proves sod all.
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Look smart alec I HAVE been involved in politics and included being a candidate in local elections. Also held a public office in the legal side of community afairs so don't try your smart alec nonsense with me. When topical and serious matters are raised you tend to be arrogant, mouth off rather than able to deal with such.  :down:
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You are not using your intelligence but ignoring what IS happening behind the scenes on Alex Salmond's anger, the involvement that has been intimated in press regarding Sturgeon's husband's goings on.
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And that description well fits you when you look in the mirror poor man. On the more practical front what I have described is factual. On a wider front there is deep  mess things going on in the SNP regarding the former leader and First Minister Salmond which is not very pleasant. Involves her husband as well as leading Nats who were his supporters. The infighting is not going away and may it continue!  ;)
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Could be and I reckon when you speak to many people who do that they know little about politics the damnable cost, etc. Thanks for the opportunity to remind. They are brained on Scotland but know little about practicalities..........