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    All Change At The Top

    Mandelson takes charge of universities | Education | guardian.co.uk

    Looks like Jim Knight has gone and major change to FE/HE side of things. It shame to see Jim Knight go he did quite well bringing education sectors together. Also way implemented lot of the policies made sense even if policies themselves didn't.

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    They're always changing stuff, why can't they leave things alone? I don't trust the government at all any more...honestly... I'm thinking of staging a coup, anyone up for it?

    Meanwhile, it's time to listen to some more Rage Against the Machine...

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    Reshuffling the same old pile that's rotten to the core..

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    hahaha yeah... you can't polish a turd, as they say!

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    you can't polish a turd, as they say!
    lol indeed The irony of all this is Gordan Brown may not even have much time left in office and if that happens, the new PM may want to reshuffle a second time! Just a thought

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    hahaha yeah... you can't polish a turd, as they say!
    Apparently, you can: How to Polish a Turd | Strategies

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    Hmmmm, it'll be interesting to see what that slimy idiot Lord Mandelsleaze gets up to now....

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Hmmmm, it'll be interesting to see what that slimy idiot Lord Mandelsleaze gets up to now....
    Plotting how to get PM?

    The really frightening thing is that the Labour Party is unelectable at the moment, which only leaves the Tories... I'd rather have him --->

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Apparently, you can: How to Polish a Turd | Strategies
    Please do not rob me of my favourite expression...

    I'm sure I heard a comedian say once "You can't polish a turd. You can lacquer it... but you can't polish it".

    Oh yes... It was Stewart Lee (he's brilliant!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    Plotting how to get PM?

    The really frightening thing is that the Labour Party is unelectable at the moment, which only leaves the Tories... I'd rather have him --->
    No, I'd rather have Bill Bailey running the country.

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    Politicians are like diapers ( nappies )

    They need changing frequently and for the same reason !!

    From the movie man of the year ( robin williams ) great movie if I say so myself

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    mythbusters did indeed polish some turd.

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    I'm devastated... utterly!!

    But back on topic, politics.... poli meaning many and tics meaning bloodsucking creatures...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    No, I'd rather have Bill Bailey running the country.
    I'd vote for him!!

    Did anyone see the local election results? The Tories and the Lib Dems wiped the floor with Labour. Brown should do us a favour and go away!

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