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Death

Postby jejv » Mon Mar 18, 2013 00:18 am

"As soon as I get to the bottom of this, I'll get the next plane."
"Death's at the bottom of everything, Martins. Leave death to the professionals."

"We should have dug deeper than a grave."

"Have you ever seen any of your victims?"
"You know, I never feel comfortable on these sort of things. Victims ? Don't be melodramatic. Look down there. Tell me. Would you really feel any pity if one of those dots stopped moving forever ? If I offered you twenty thousand pounds for every dot that stopped, would you really, old man, tell me to keep my money, or would you calculate how many dots you could afford to spare ?"

"Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don't. Why should we ? They talk about the people and the proletariat, I talk about the suckers and the mugs - it's the same thing. They have their five-year plans, so have I."
"You used to believe in God."
"Oh, I still do believe in God, old man. I believe in God and Mercy and all that. But the dead are happier dead. They don't miss much here, poor devils."



I'm not, on the whole, in favour of the death penalty. It's a bit too convenient for the agents of the state. If we'd hanged the Guildford Four and the Birmingham Six, or - say - Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, there might have been less interest in discovering what really happened.

But when the officers of a state indulge in mass killing, I'm afraid that only execution is appropriate. The people of Romania needed to know that Mr and Mrs Ceaușescu were dead. The people of Libya needed to know that Muammar Gaddafi was dead.

Today, in Britain, mass killers are free to shop in Waitrose. We give them Knighthoods and Peerages for their services to the state.




On Saturday, on the Today programme, Andrew Burnham said that he passed Professor Sir Brian Jarman's report to the Care Quality Comission (CQC).

Heh. What is this "CQC" of which Andy speaks ?

It was set up under Gordon Brown to replace the Healthcare Commission, the Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Mental Health Act Commission.
Err, with less funding.

The Chief Executive for the CQC was Cynthia Bower, former CEO of West Midlands Strategic Health Authority.
Which, funnily enough, was the SHA for the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust...

As an exec with some - umm - reputation management issues - she looked like an ideal choice to manage the reputations of others.


Hope this is not too tedious for those who have been paying attention.

For the rest:
- Can't use search engine = Moron.
- Can't be bothered to use search engine = Moron.

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Re: Death

Postby ooermissus » Mon Mar 18, 2013 01:40 am

I think you're a bit green about how the world works.

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Re: Death

Postby Long Time Lurker » Mon Mar 18, 2013 07:40 am

I think you are misjudging your audience here.
You do realise this is Bike Radar, not the Socialist Worker?
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Re: Death

Postby EKE_38BPM » Mon Mar 18, 2013 07:54 am

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Re: Death

Postby Rolf F » Mon Mar 18, 2013 08:54 am

Long Time Lurker wrote:I think you are misjudging your audience here.
You do realise this is Bike Radar, not the Socialist Worker?


Yep! Can't be bothered to find the appropropriate forum to post this on = moron :wink:
(sorry, it was all a bit too tedious for me to pay attention! :lol: )
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Re: Death

Postby Sketchley » Mon Mar 18, 2013 09:16 am

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Re: Death

Postby DrLex » Mon Mar 18, 2013 09:30 am

Has the OP been deleted?

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Re: Death

Postby jejv » Mon Mar 18, 2013 09:31 am

More explicitly bikey angle ?
Always nice to have a story about an individual.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... njury.html

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Re: Death

Postby jejv » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:00 am

Sketchley wrote:Image


Yeah, that seemed to be the general drift of the Health Select Comittee, when it questioned Dame Jo Williams, former CQC chair, about Dame Jo and the CQC's treatment of Kay Sheldon.

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Re: Death

Postby dilemna » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:13 am

What a numptee to post such a thread on Bikeradar. Clue is in the name - a cycling forum ........... And they've posted it in Commuting with title "death" which can only mean one thing - another cyclist down :( .

What a knobber.
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Re: Death

Postby Agent57 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:17 am

I thought CQC was close-quarters combat.
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Re: Death

Postby dhope » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:49 am

Agent57 wrote:I thought CQC was closer-quarters combat.

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Re: Death

Postby gtvlusso » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:55 am

Is the OP accusing Cynthia Bower of being an assassin?

I think that we need more posts like this on bike forums.... :shock:

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Re: Death

Postby Veronese68 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 13:48 pm

gtvlusso wrote:Is the OP accusing Cynthia Bower of being an assassin?

I think that we need more posts like this on bike forums.... :shock:

I think he was aiming more for mass murderer than mere assassin.

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Re: Death

Postby nicklouse » Mon Mar 18, 2013 13:59 pm

YES?
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Re: Death

Postby Monkeypump » Mon Mar 18, 2013 15:49 pm

It's a bike forum, moron. Although perhaps you mean C2C? I'm sure there are a few threads on here - try the search function.

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Re: Death

Postby team47b » Mon Mar 18, 2013 17:34 pm

"mass killers are free to shop in Waitrose"

Thank you I'll let them know:D
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Re: Death

Postby pete_s » Mon Mar 18, 2013 18:03 pm

dilemna wrote:What a numptee to post such a thread on Bikeradar. Clue is in the name - a cycling forum ........... And they've posted it in Commuting with title "death" which can only mean one thing - another cyclist down :( .

What a knobber.


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Re: Death

Postby MrSweary » Mon Mar 18, 2013 19:51 pm

team47b wrote:"mass killers are free to shop in Waitrose"


But for some reason they tend to choose Tesco.. go figure.
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Re: Death

Postby jejv » Mon Mar 18, 2013 23:37 pm

dilemna wrote:What a numptee to post such a thread on Bikeradar. Clue is in the name - a cycling forum ........... And they've posted it in Commuting with title "death" which can only mean one thing - another cyclist down :( .

What a knobber.

Sorry to disappoint you, Dilemma.

Perhaps you were expecting a tale of gore under a skip lorry at the Elephant & Castle.

I did post a dead cyclist link. Perhaps you missed it in a cross post.

The Daily Fail article is poor. You can learn more about that death elsewhere.

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