Mike Jackson on This Week

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Mazur_UK, Jun 26, 2009.

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  1. How he refrained from sparking that ignorant fool Diane Abbott I'll never know.
  2. The pure hate that she showed on her face was bloody disgusting.
  3. did he not just die ?
  4. Diane Abbott was intellectually out of her depth, she reverted to a middle manager persona, so common with the powers that be today, when she realised Sir M and Mike P whad made good points that she did not have the capacity to challenge and debate.
  5. Shame Jacko wasn't as verbal during his reign though.
  6. Indeed. He appears to be 'making up the mileage' so to speak though
  7. Agreed - However we all know it would have been much easier when he was the big man.
  8. Abbot, over promoted way above her weight because she's a Woman and Black.
  9. Isn't it a pity he wasn't as verbal when he was wearing a uniform? Or was he looking after his pension?
  10. And as she said she pretty is pretty content on us becoming as important as Sweden politically and militarily.
  11. She found it amusing that anyone else thought otherwise.
  12. The Swedes are a funny lot. A policy of strict neuturality combined with a French like obesion with building their own aircraft etc, and fairly larges forces for a fairly small population.

    I only saw up until the bit where the good General said he was in favour of retaining a deterrent - and putting the cost in context compared to total Government spending.
  13. Beat me to it.. RIP

    "it's not a question of affordability, it's a question of priority."

    Too right, we are diverted away from the central issue of defence spending far to much by government spin. They play the forces off against each other and try to make people who disagree look absurd and clingers on to an age when Britain was arrogant and imperialistic.

    They make us think that we would have to axe something to get something else. Across the board. This makes the army resent the navy for having aircraft carriers, or the RAF for having eurofighters.

    The fact of the matter is that Labour has taken us into two wars in the last 10 years, yet defence spending has gone down when inflation is taken into account. This is obscene.

    We just need more money. There is no other issue than that.