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Leon Paternoster
Web worker. Blogs own thoughts on web, politics and books. Left. Fall and Krautrock. ITFC. Scratch word golfer to boot.
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Leon Paternoster 3h
Replying to @fvsch
I quite like Tirzah at the moment. And Taz (=Tirzah) and Meeks' Obviously is the best thing:
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rob delaney 20h
For anyone struggling to understand what’s happening in the UK, today the “Independent Group* for Change” formally joined the Brexit Party as they were jealous that only the LibDems were being recognized for their insatiable love affair with austerity. *5 MPs
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Leon Paternoster 20h
Replying to @leonpaternoster
Also noted: Johnson et al's tactics of threatening no deal really do work.
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Leon Paternoster 21h
Replying to @leonpaternoster
Noted: the dismal posturing of Remain over the last 3 years.
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Leon Paternoster 21h
It's Kate Hoey who will deliver Brexit, as a final gift before she retires, along with Tories who won't vote the govt down. So it goes
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Leon Paternoster Aug 16
Replying to @adrianshort
Not sure how you decide who is "competent" when at least the leader of the opposition has some democratic legitimacy. Also, this depends on buying into the untested idea that a Corbyn govt would be incompetent, even for a defined purpose and period.
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Leon Paternoster Aug 15
I’ve read far more _about_ Mark Fisher than writing _by_ Mark Fisher. This overview is brilliant (and I will buy some this year):
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Alise Morales Aug 14
Someone please stop working and talk to me about what in the living fuck simon cowell has done to his face
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Aditya Chakrabortty Aug 15
When this debacle is all over, books will be written on how the ageing greybacks of Remain spent three years sobbing on TV sofas about leaving the EU yet seemingly not a moment on planning how to stop it. The fundamental unseriousness and mega ego of these people drives me mad.
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Leon Paternoster Aug 15
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Leon Paternoster Aug 15
Replying to @leonpaternoster
Can't believe (as I'm reading on my left Twitter) the Lib Dems aren't that fussed about no deal and just want to redefine post-Brexit politics as "the adults in the room" versus everyone else...
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Leon Paternoster Aug 15
Replying to @leonpaternoster
Or to provide a route to keeping in the EU...
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Leon Paternoster Aug 15
Can't see any better plan than this to stop no deal Brexit...
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Leon Paternoster Aug 14
Ipswich Town, dunno, Ipswich Town, Ipswich Town, Ipswich Town
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Tom McEvoy Aug 14
maybe we're actually all dead and in hell
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Leon Paternoster Aug 14
"Social infrastructure has no lobby, no registry of assets and certainly no government agency":
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Leon Paternoster Aug 13
This is an incredible recent history of Google, well worth reading to the end:
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Leon Paternoster Aug 12
Replying to @leonpaternoster
I mean, the idea that everything, by and large, was tickety-boo before Brexit, and that you just need the grown ups running everything again.
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Leon Paternoster Aug 12
I liked this: "... a vision, however fanciful, of politics without politicking".
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𝕄𝕒𝕕𝕙𝕒𝕧𝕒 𝔼𝕟𝕣𝕠𝕤 Aug 12
Oh hey - Automattic buying Tumblr from Verizon!
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