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Britain no longer rules the waves...


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Initial post: 6 Nov 2013 21:41:28 GMT
Spin says:
Britain's ship building tradition has ended, bringing with it massive unemployment, not only in the ship building industry but also in all the businesses which service it. A high speed train is of more importance to the national economy and international relations...

Posted on 6 Nov 2013 21:49:49 GMT
Last edited by the author on 6 Nov 2013 21:57:17 GMT
gille liath says:
No flip, Sherlock! Don't tell me you're in favour of naval shipbuilding?

You're overstating it though, and also slightly getting it wrong. *One* shipyard is closing because - despite building more ships than we can actually afford - there isn't enough demand to keep them all going.

It's a shame more high-quality manufacturing jobs are going, but what would you propose? Building a load more ships we definitely don't need, in addition to the ones laid down which we almost definitely don't need, just to make work?

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Nov 2013 21:58:58 GMT
Spin says:
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In reply to an earlier post on 7 Nov 2013 06:54:31 GMT
Tradition is for fools....unless that tradition moves through a highly developed and well functioning PFC....so forget your big ships, think....think...more .....

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 18:33:23 GMT
Spin says:
TNC: With the loss of the ship building industry, not only do contracts go overseas, but so do our engineers and technical staff. Our apprenticeships end and we become a nation reliant on immigrant knowledge, even though we despise immigrants at the moment...."Govern-ment", my left nut...

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 20:16:58 GMT
TNC?...

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 20:23:16 GMT
Last edited by the author on 8 Nov 2013 20:46:36 GMT
Spin says:
TNF; Apologies. my hand-eye co-ordination on the keyboard is not what it was. You should see my attempts at masturbation... My neighbours called the Fire Brigade....=)

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 20:48:30 GMT
Last edited by the author on 8 Nov 2013 20:49:06 GMT
Spin...old or new, the fount loves you...

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 21:09:43 GMT
Spin says:
TNF: No offence, but do not "love" me. Like me, accept me, tolerate me but do not love me...=)

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 21:54:28 GMT
Spin....remember Charles????

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 22:02:07 GMT
Spin says:
TNF; the Prince as a symbol or the man who lied his nation... and his kids...

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 22:26:51 GMT
Love.....what is it .....he asked.....

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 22:32:24 GMT
Spin says:
TNF; Well, in your society "Love" is no more than a commercial product...

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 22:36:06 GMT
....and in your society?

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Nov 2013 22:41:29 GMT
Spin says:
TNF: The day your society acts in a manner beneficial to its citizens is the day I will count myself "one of yours". Until then, count me out...

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Nov 2013 06:19:49 GMT
Out for the count, with the fount....

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Nov 2013 11:35:43 GMT
Really I have to protest. He didn't lie, he just said he envied a tampon.
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