Attempted coup in Turkey

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  1. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    Boris will be disappointed, he was banging the drum for their inclusion not long ago, (oh, perhaps not, forgot he's a Brexiter now).
     
  2. Captain Dart

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    You know one of Boris's ancestors was Ali Kemal (1867 – 6 November 1922) was a liberal Ottoman journalist, newspaper editor, and poet[1] who was for some three months Minister of the Interior in the government of Damat Ferid Pasha, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. He was murdered during the Turkish War of Independence.

    Just to continue the surreal Sir Hughe Montgomery Knatchbull-Hugessen was attached to the ambassadors staff in Constantinople after WWI.

    Coincidence, I don't think so!
     
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    Don't the DUP believe that the world is only 6000 years old?

    Will you be equally horrified when your beloved Tories go into collaboration with them?
     
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  5. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    there's absolutely no doubt they'd introduce the same policy in NI or indeed the whole of the UK if they could get away with it.
     
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    Absolutely, they're already tried to get creationism taught in science lessons in NI.
     
  7. Captain Dart

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    Nothing remotely like you suggest in their policy statement
    Policies - Every child with the opportunity to succeed | Democratic Unionist Party

    Anyway, the DUP has nothing to do with Turkey & the gradual destruction of the secular state established by Attaturk as Edrogan becomes a virtual dictator.

    It was one more extreme assembly member, I myself condemn any attempt to suppress science & understanding for faith or other reasons.
     
  8. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    they're not going to put it in their manifesto are they?

    Party conference: Teach creationism in science class - 40% of DUP - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

    They may be mental but they're not stupid, But I think you knew that.
     
  9. Captain Dart

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    Anyway back in Turkey.. make you own thread if you want to discuss regressive tendencies in domestic matters.
     
  10. clint van damme

    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    the DUP don't like gays either. They'd get on great with Erdogan - perhaps may should invite him into her coalition as well!
     
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