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Brexit saves the EU (humour)

Posted by in Development, Economics, Humour, Politics

It’s hard now to recall now, but until quite recently many people thought Brexit would start a stampede out of the EU. Then Donald Trump arrived to usher Brexiters into their glorious free-trading future. Just before taking office, he assured Brexiter Michael Gove in a newspaper interview: “I’m a big fan of the UK. We’re gonna work very hard to get it [a US-UK trade deal] done quickly and done properly.” As recently as this February, Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy’s far-right League, compared the EU to “the Titanic about…read more

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“Feel it still” rebel just for kicks

Posted by in Activism, Culture, Humour, Politics

original video link Includes the great line “We could fight a war for peace” Backstory: Vocalist John Gourley told this story of writing the song: I picked up this bass and started playing this bass line. Our friend Asa Taccone was back there hanging out, and he heard something in that, so he had me track this bass line. As I’m doing it, he’s like, ‘Yeah, you got another part in there, you got like a bridge for me?’ I was like, ‘Yeah, sure I got this line.’ Can’t keep…read more

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The Last Saskatchewan Pirate

Posted by in Culture, Humour, Politics

www.youtube.com/watch Just for fun, political satire in song – Captain Tractor version (original by The Arrogant Worms) … “Then I thought, who gives a damn if all the jobs are gone, I’m gonna be a pirate on the river Saskatchewan”

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