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Message 2064953 - Posted: 5 Jan 2021, 20:13:59 UTC - in response to Message 2064946.  

cmon pence. don't be da man i first thought when i became aware of you back then.

step up and be all rubeworlder and do it.

you've been a GOoD warrior fo supertrump.

now is not da time to 'pence' 'it'.

do it real GOoD.

win one big one fO US rubes.

ok?

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Message 2065014 - Posted: 6 Jan 2021, 15:45:49 UTC

I can't believe what I received in the post today.
It only confirms my long standing thoughts on bureaucracies. :-)
No date on the accompanying letter.
Not one for having a great deal of love for the EU, especially several years ago when they came up with the drivers CPC.
Just an legally approved Ponzi scheme.

Okay, the DVSA sending out new ones as we're no longer in the EU. Would have made much more sense to change them when the old ones expired I would have thought.
Nope EU flag still on it.
However, can anyone spot the glaring error?
or 2


No? Well here's some clues...
4a is date of issue
4b is expiry date.
Government employees working over the Xmas?
On a Sat?
With Covid rampant?
BTW, it is real & legitimate.
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Message 2065188 - Posted: 8 Jan 2021, 7:17:26 UTC

Want Peace; Tranquility; Safety; Room to Breathe; Sunshine on your shoulders or bald pate?

RUBEWorld is dA place to be!!!!!! GOoD livin' for ALL Families!!!!!

Forget City Squalor and give me dat RUBEWorld Vibe.

New Yuk is where Dems ratha be

Bad air and dA Smell of Weee

Honking horns drownin' out da family

Give me RUBEWorld

Dats where We're gunna FLEE

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Dawg EEEEEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

May we All have a METAMORPHOSIS. REASON. GOoD JUDGEMENT and LOVE and ORDER!!!!!
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Message 2065274 - Posted: 8 Jan 2021, 22:51:43 UTC

Where is My 2000 dollas?

All this 'bout SuperTrump is taking away from real people needing HELP.

All on purpose. Like usual. All talk 'bout helping and NO DOING.

Any GOPTer siding with Impeachment will never win another election

Yesterday They All Blabbed 'bout getting Work Done fo da People.

Well, Get to It.

REAL People can Get Work Done whether Their Surroundings are Pristine and 'Safe'. Get to it Weasels.

RUBEWorld Waiting for dA Dough not da Duheeee.

Yep

May we All have a METAMORPHOSIS. REASON. GOoD JUDGEMENT and LOVE and ORDER!!!!!
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Message 2065447 - Posted: 11 Jan 2021, 0:12:25 UTC

Interesting, considering the source
https://english.pravda.ru/science/144852-science/
Such questions are merely symptomatic of widespread scientific illiteracy among the general public despite the fact that we live in a world dominated by science.
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Message 2065585 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021, 19:18:55 UTC
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Racism? Or simply blind Marketing targeting that 'inadvertently' reinforces racism?


Vogue editor defends cover photo of US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

US Vogue editor Anna Wintour has defended the magazine following criticism of its front-cover portrait of Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris.

The image shows Ms Harris wearing an informal outfit including jeans and a pair of Converse trainers.

... criticised Vogue for the photo's "washed out" lighting and styling...



To my eyes, that picture looks to be artificially washed out to pale out almost all the colour, so far as to misrepresent the good truth and reality.

Really, is the readership of Vogue so blinkered and racially fragile?


How do we move more quickly yet still gently to be able to move onward beyond any silliness about what colour of skin?


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Message 2065587 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021, 20:08:36 UTC - in response to Message 2065585.  

Typical picture used by so many magazines of so many people. Re-coloured, PhotoShopped to the nth degree and bearing virtually no resemblance of the real person. But most of the time the only pictures we ever see of these people are thus abused, just this time there have been quite a few unmolested photos of her that the truth is out. While the camera may never lie there is no limit to the amount of post-processing.....
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Message 2065780 - Posted: 15 Jan 2021, 15:17:49 UTC

Families suffered an "unparalleled wrong", Dutch MPs decided, with tax officials, politicians, judges and civil servants leaving them powerless.
They were, as one junior minister who resigned in connection with the scandal put it, "steamrolled" by the system.
Families were left in a state of ruin, by a state apparatus that became "the enemy of the people".

Sadly, the Dutch are not alone
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Message 2065802 - Posted: 15 Jan 2021, 21:13:23 UTC - in response to Message 2065780.  

Families suffered an "unparalleled wrong", Dutch MPs decided, with tax officials, politicians, judges and civil servants leaving them powerless.
They were, as one junior minister who resigned in connection with the scandal put it, "steamrolled" by the system.
Families were left in a state of ruin, by a state apparatus that became "the enemy of the people".
Sadly, the Dutch are not alone
That sounds a lot like our own government's Robodebt scandal.

Robodebt class action: Coalition agrees to pay $1.2bn to settle lawsuit.
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Message 2065804 - Posted: 15 Jan 2021, 21:53:25 UTC - in response to Message 2065802.  
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Robodebt class action: Coalition agrees to pay $1.2bn to settle lawsuit.
Lucky devils.
Here we're still subject to a flaw within the Council Tax Finance Act 1992, updated 2012.
Got hit by that flaw in 2014 & it took over 5 years to get them to admit their mistakes.
However, the flaw still stands & local councils still do not inform their residents of the dangers of ignoring that flaw.
How it works:
Every year in April we all receive our annual council tax bills.
2 ways of paying are offered.
1: All up front by specified date.
2: 1 payment on a specified date followed by 9 equal payments on the 1st of every month.

Here's the flaw:
If one goes for option 2 - Exact amount must be paid.
Where I got caught was that on subsequesnt payments after the 1st one, I had paid double due to having a good month. Following month, no need to pay right?
Wrong.
They don't like getting money in advance, just what they demand at the specified time under the monthly option provided.
It's all down to the software being used.
A BP informed me (once I became aware of that fact in early 2019) that it was hard coded.
He hung up as I burst out laughing on the phone so took to using the mail with all correspondence tracked & recorded.
The bovine excrement received over the next 7 months would provide material for a comedian for well over a decade.

Now I p them off.
Still use the monthly option, but Oct & Nov make double payments.
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Message 2065836 - Posted: 16 Jan 2021, 5:13:10 UTC - in response to Message 2065804.  

There is a 3rd option, but you must apply for it. And that is to make 12 payments, one each month.
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Message 2065855 - Posted: 16 Jan 2021, 12:05:24 UTC - in response to Message 2065836.  

True, but why bother if 10 months is sufficient?
Also, the flaw is still there.
All payments must be for the exact amount & by the date specified.
Had a bemusing argument with them over that one. :-)
What if the 1st falls on a Sunday?
Their reply was to pay online.
No credit card or no debit card?
Their reply was pay the last working day before the 1st in that case.
Never did get a reply, either verbally or written to my comment:
BUT doesn't that show up as 2 payments for the previous month?

I'm no maths guru but what set me off on that road was receiving correspondence in Feb 2019 - here is the Documents you requested. - WTF?
Never requested anything. It detailed all payments made since April 2014 to date.
What set me off on this road?
Nov 2018 - 33 transactions in 2 days?
No way would automatic software do that. It had to be done manually.
The reply to that in writing would be hilarious if it wasn't so serious.
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Message 2066027 - Posted: 18 Jan 2021, 14:17:19 UTC

With all the varieties of alphabet soup in the U.S., they all have 6 letters missing.
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Message 2066113 - Posted: 19 Jan 2021, 16:28:35 UTC - in response to Message 2065014.  

Okay, get home & looked forward to a nice relaxing cuppa.
Mail, brown envelope. Can't be a bill, so made cuppa then opened it.
I have to be grateful to the Yanks for providing 2 lovely acronyms.
SNAFU
FUBAR

I've hijacked FUBA, don't need the R - Ask me no questions & I'll tell you no lies.
It's another dCPC card. No not another copy of the one already received but an upgraded one with a nice difference - Large UK on its own, no EU flag.
However...
4a 13.01.21
4b 25.01.21

WTF?
Not bothering with snapping it & posting image. Waste of bandwidth.
Now normally, a damaged, lost or stolen card has a replacement fee of £25.
A new 5 year card has a cost of £350, but due to age & medical situation, mine expired last year so no need to renew.
I bet a few of you can now guess what FUBA means. :-)
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Message 2066196 - Posted: 20 Jan 2021, 19:29:27 UTC

With Trump's actions over the past 4 years, he has achieved one interesting thing.
More non-Americans taking an interest in not only America, but its constitution.
We don't have a constitution as such but often wondered why certain "events" take place.
Unfortunately the reason why they take place in the U.S. is because of the constitution.

Article 1 - Section 2:
The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature.
No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.

Article 1 - Section 3:
No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.

Really? Why?
Also, why a senate term is 6 years yet Representative only 2?
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Message 2066204 - Posted: 20 Jan 2021, 21:26:21 UTC - in response to Message 2066196.  

With Trump's actions over the past 4 years, he has achieved one interesting thing.
More non-Americans taking an interest in not only America, but its constitution.
We don't have a constitution as such but often wondered why certain "events" take place.
Unfortunately the reason why they take place in the U.S. is because of the constitution.

Article 1 - Section 2:
The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature.
No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.

Article 1 - Section 3:
No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.

Really? Why?
Also, why a senate term is 6 years yet Representative only 2?

Sloppy inconsistent hand written punctuation, common in 18th century; somewhat before E.B. White's tome. Try reading it as if a colon was after the words "Representatives" and "Senator."

2 or 6, Virginia compromise. That is how King Donald came to power.
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Message 2066206 - Posted: 20 Jan 2021, 22:02:20 UTC - in response to Message 2066204.  

A "missing" colon does not explain what is underlined.
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Message 2066207 - Posted: 20 Jan 2021, 22:05:55 UTC

A couple of examples of why much of the world thinks (for good or bad) that the US Constitution needs to have a serious review and be brought into the 21st Century.
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Message 2066208 - Posted: 21 Jan 2021, 0:21:44 UTC - in response to Message 2066206.  
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A "missing" colon does not explain what is underlined.

It does. Makes it a double negative.
Dicing - er sentence diagram - not my thing
"No Person shall be a Senator: who shall not be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen."

Or do you prefer
"No Person shall be a Senator:
1) who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and
2) who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen."

Or, Is there a problem with a requirement for a representative to live in the area he represents?
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Message 2066209 - Posted: 21 Jan 2021, 0:50:50 UTC - in response to Message 2066208.  

Stop quibbling. The way it is written shows that on being elected that one may not represent one's state but another. We have the same here. MP's living in one part of the country yet representing another.
However, if that is comprehended in the wrong way due to the way it was written a couple of centuries ago, then...
1: There was only 13 colonies at the time of writing.
2: There are now 50 States.
3: The population at the time was way smaller than now.
...so time to bring it up to date.

The trouble that "ancient" parchment has caused in the past 100 years at least shows, especially in the light of the 4 years of the "Blonde Bimbo", just how outdated it really is.
Sadly no matter what any American says, the rest of the world will look upon you all as buffoons for those 4 years.
Unless that is swiftly changed for the better...
...that is something only America can do...
...you will remain foolish clowns.
Probably be those who object to a non-American saying that, but it was not non-Americans in Washington Jan 6th.
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