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Gordon Brown resigns!

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    [May 11, 2010]
    good bloody riddance :rockwoot:
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    Sure he will be back in some way or other!
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    Let's see what the next man can do? He has a tough job on his hands with the state the country is in right now.
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    Pfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffft
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    The new guy has a tough job indeed, let see how long it takes before public slate him!!!
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    [May 11, 2010]
    Very dignified exit speach.
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    [May 11, 2010]
    Yes, good riddance !!!!!!

    Sorry, but after GB stitched up self employed sub contractors with IR35 as another tax raising wheeze I absolutely cannot stand the bloke.. completely shafted anyone who wanted to work hard, take a bit of a risk, and reap some decent rewards !
    ..shame he won't have to queue up at the local job centre eh ! I cannot think anyone in their right minds would employ him !
    Dignified speech....? You think he wrote it ?

    .....and lastly he obviously thinks anyone with an opinion is a bigot !
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    See ya G Don't let the door hit you on the ass on the way OUT!!
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    very dignified end,
    hope we can see our way out of this deficit and hope people start to prosper..... (wont hold my breath with the con/lib coalition) we will see what people are saying in 4 years time.......
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    I think Gordon Brown was quite a decent bloke that got lucky and wasnt really up to the task in hand, glad he's gone but I wish him well...

    And unless Cameron shits gold bars, I think the next couple of years will be very bumpy economy and job wise!
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    He has suffered the mess he and Tony started together just the smiley git quit before his house of cards fell all around him and let his mate take the wrap.
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    I think that's a pretty fair summary of the bulk of what went on. Yes as chancellor Mr Brown didn't please everyone, but I reckon overall he did a fairly good job in that post. I'm fairly confident his premiership would've been better received if Mr Blair didn't hand down such a mess; but crucially if Mr Brown had carisma and smiles to match those of Mr Cameron. The media love a nice smile, and unfortunately Mr Brown was more at home with a statute book than a photo album. I'm also pretty sure that despite the bills we're going to have to pay now, in a few years time the history books will tell a favourable story of Mr Brown's handling of the global economic situation - he did play a central role in the whole developed world's plan to stop a downturn becoming a spiral.

    I've never really been a Tory supporter, but I'm interested to see how this alliance performs, and I wouldn't like to put money either way on it at the moment. I think one of the biggest concerns will be Vince Cable's positioning in the treasury. If he's close enough to that little runt Osbourne, we might be alright; but if they've put his office out of 'kicking range', I dare say everyman is pretty much stuffed and basted.

    We'll see...

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    *shudders*
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    Dignified exit-speech my arse. Failed to apologise for a catalogue of travesties, oversights and a general disposition of arrogance. Remember the 'bigoted' woman on his campaign tour? That is whom he is/was. Good riddance and I kinda like this power-sharing thing: they've put themselves on such a high pedestal that failing to live up to it will have far wider consequences than if they were a single-party government.
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    if they carry on trying to claw the 6 billion this year, they are going to fall faster than 2 public school boys in soapy showers :Flush: bringing the UK back into recession
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    I see GB did a good job of convincing people that putting us into debt was better than making cuts where possible.
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    I thought it was, I guess your arse thought otherwise........

    Whether he made made a bolllocks of things is another thing.........

    cheers
    Paul
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