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So presenting himself to the head of state of the country with the second biggest economy dressed as a geography teacher in the best thing for the country?

As much as I agree with the "don't judge on appearances" concept - in the real world, and especially at the level that Corbyn is being asked to work at, they do. The fact he looks so uncomfortable in a suit can be trained out of him - but Corbyn meeting Putin or Obama would keep the cheap press happy.
" but Corbyn meeting Putin or Obama would keep the cheap press happy."

`specially if he turns up at the Kremlin bare-chested on a white steed or the White House in a bowler hat.
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Re: Another great Jeremy Corbyn idea!

A fantastic idea proving not only that he's the most 'honest' of them all and pretty much indestructable.

Mr Corbyn said: "I will be taking part in tonight's debate because I believe we must give people the chance to hear and engage with the leaders of the main parties before they vote".

This one is not bad either..
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In my view it's a dumb idea, they should solve any issues with harrassment by improving security generally, and by making is socially unacceptable.

I wasn't aware of it being a significant issue in Switzerland.
What's not dumb from Corbyn?
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Old 01.06.2017, 15:55
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What's not dumb from Corbyn?
Seriously, you're just following the media bias without really knowing what he's about.

This might give you some idea:

Here's what I'm really struggling to understand. All I've ever heard from people, for years, is:

"bloody bankers and their bonuses"
"bloody rich and their offshore tax havens "
"bloody politicians with their lying and second homes"
“bloody corporations paying less tax than me”
"bloody Establishment, they're all in it together”
“it'll never change, there's no point in voting”

And quite rightly so, I said all the same things.

But then someone comes along that's different. He upsets the bankers and the rich. The Tory politicians hate him along with most of the labour politicians. The corporations throw more money at the politicians to keep him quiet. And the Establishment is visibly shaken. I've never seen the Establishment so genuinely scared of a single person.

So the media arm of the establishment gets involved. Theresa phones Rupert asking what he can do, and he tells her to keep her mouth shut, don't do the live debate, he'll sort this out. So the media goes into overdrive with:

“she's strong and stable”
“he's a clown”
“he's not a leader”
“look he can't even control his own party”
“he'll ruin the economy”
“how's he gonna pay for it all?!”
“AND he's a terrorist sympathiser, burn him, burn the terrorist sympathiser”

And what do we? We've waited forever for an honest politician to come along but instead of getting behind him we bow to the establishment like good little workers. They whistle and we do a little dance for them. We run around like hypnotised robots repeating headlines we've read, all nodding and agreeing. Feeling really proud of ourselves because we think we've came up with our very own first political opinion. But we haven't, we haven't came up with anything. This is how you tell. No matter where someone lives in the country, they're repeating the same headlines, word for word. From Cornwall to Newcastle people are saying:

“he's a clown”
“he’s a threat to the country”
“she's strong and stable”
“he'll take us back to the 70s”

And there's nothing else, there's no further opinion. There's no evidence apart from 1 radio 5 interview that isn't even concrete evidence, he actually condemns the violence of both sides in the interview. There's no data or studies or official reports to back anything up. Try and think really hard why you think he's a clown, other than the fact he looks like a geography teacher. (no offence geography teachers) because he hasn't done anything clownish from what I've seen.

And you're not on this planet if you think the establishment and the media aren't all in it together.

You think Richard Branson, who's quietly winning NHS contracts, wants Corbyn in?
You think Rupert Murdoch, who's currently trying to widen his media monopoly by buying sky outright, wants Jeremy in?
You think the Barclay brothers, with their offshore residencies, want him in?
You think Philip Green, who stole all the pensions from BHS workers and claims his wife owns Top Shop because she lives in Monaco, wants Corbyn in?
You think the politicians, both Labour and Tory, with their second homes and alcohol paid for by us, want him in?
You think Starbucks, paying near zero tax, wants him in?
You think bankers, with their multi million pound bonuses, want him in?

And do you think they don't have contact with May? Or with the media? You honestly think that these millionaires and billionaires are the sort of people that go “ah well, easy come easy go, it was nice while it lasted”?? I wouldn't be if my personal fortune was at risk, I'd be straight on the phone to Theresa May or Rupert Murdoch demanding this gets sorted immediately.

Because here's a man, a politician that doesn't lie - he can't lie - he could have said whatever would get him votes anytime he wanted but he hasn't. He lives in a normal house like us and uses the bus just like us. He's fought for justice and peace for nearly 40 years. He has no career ambitions. And his seat is untouchable. That's one of the greatest testimonies. No one comes close to removing him from his constituency, election after election.

His Manifesto is fully costed. It all adds up, yes there's some borrowing but that's just to renationalise the railway, you know we already subsidise them and they make profit yeah? One more time… WE subsidise the railway companies and they walk away with a profit, just try and grasp the level of piss taking going on there.

Unlike the Tory manifesto with a £9 billion hole, their figures don't even add up.

And it benefits all of us, young, old, working, disabled, everyone. The only people it hurts are the establishment, the rich, the bankers, the top 5% highest earners.

Good, screw them. It's long overdue.

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Old 01.06.2017, 17:02
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Re: Another great Jeremy Corbyn idea!

I want atheist only carriages. We are a persecuted minority
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Do I look vegan?

We need vegan-only carriages too.
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Old 01.06.2017, 21:28
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Many indoor carparks in Switzerland have some parking places reserved for women near the entrance.

.....and this is the reason why CH has these:

https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/pa...id4577729.html

Yep, the killer was a woman. We're better off trying to improve security in general than introduce yet more separation.

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Re: Another great Jeremy Corbyn idea!

Jeremy Corbyn: Empty homes owned by rich should be 'requisitioned' for Grenfell Tower residents

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Old 17.06.2017, 10:39
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Jeremy Corbyn: Empty homes owned by rich should be 'requisitioned' for Grenfell Tower residents

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How many homeless does he house?? He should have a spare bedroom?
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Jeremy Corbyn: Empty homes owned by rich should be 'requisitioned' for Grenfell Tower residents

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Haven't we already discussed this upthread?

https://www.englishforum.ch/2802064-post137.html
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Haven't we already discussed this upthread?

https://www.englishforum.ch/2802064-post137.html
You want to start cross indexing threads?
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Re: Another great Jeremy Corbyn idea!

Well it was a great idea to accept this Glastonbury invitation

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Re: Another great Jeremy Corbyn idea!

Seem Jez has upset a few people

http://rochdaleherald.co.uk/2017/06/...aves-two-fish/
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I'm 100% anti-Tory, but he'll never have my vote. Ever.
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Re: Another great Jeremy Corbyn idea!

Reuters video: Corbyn gets rock star reception at Glastonbury
Eeeeaaaahhhhhh! Aaaaaaaaggghh! Oooooooohhhhhhh! Oh, Jeremy Corbyn! Oh, Jeremy Corbyn! < Jeremy Corbyn
Sky News video: Teddies and Tequila - A Tour Around Jeremy Corbyn's Office
"I'm so humble I'm moving to a smaller office, and have you seen my display of awards and gifts?"

As humble people generally don't revel in adulation or need to point out how humble they are, I'm not convinced by the humble man image and suspect that his ego is as big as the next politician's.
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Mass meetings with music and fun have never happened under Marxism and its assorted flavours.

Unless it's a May Day parade, something with tanks and missiles, celebration of dear leaders, etc
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