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7 hours ago, Ulitzer95 said:

Lord Basil Feldman dead at 96 according to the Conservative History Group.

 

Tory Member of the House of Lords 1996-2017 and brother of Carry On legend Fenella Fielding.

Here's a Telegraph obit, predictably behind a paywall ..https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2019/11/21/lord-feldman-plastics-tycoon-became-leading-figure-conservative/:mellow:

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German Bundestag member Jimmy Schulz dead from pancreatic cancer.

 

Was considering him in a few pools, QO was never going to be guaranteed off the draw regardless.

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Former South Carolina Senator Ralph Anderson has passed away at 92 years old.  According to a tweet from the SC State Democrats, Anderson passed away on Saturday.

Anderson represented the residents of District 7 in Greenville County for 16 years and House District 23 in the S.C. House of Representatives for five years.

Anderson was a .... third-degree mason....

I didn't know I'd be getting the third degree!   Is that like a black belt in masonry?

SC (not SC as in South Carolina, but as in Sir Creep)

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Berkley Bedell, former US Congressman from Iowa, dead at 98 according to Twitter.

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4 hours ago, Sir Creep said:

You DO realise no one can search the person's name **insert my angry alpha male face** :axe:
Winston Lawson


I do now. Apologies for the oversight. 

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On 18/08/2017 at 20:52, ObakeFilter said:

Nick Fish, commissioner-in-Charge of Portland's Regional Arts & Culture Council, reveals cancer diagnosis. 

https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2017/08/17/portland-commissioner-nick-fish-reveals-cancer.html

Nick Fish's cancer battle just got "more complicated":

https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/2019/12/portland-commissioner-nick-fishs-cancer-has-become-more-complicated-hell-take-rest-of-december-off.html

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6 minutes ago, Sir Creep said:

Looks like  Cup 2020 hopeful

 

 

Someone will have to step up to run it first.

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I could run the Poker Tourney for a year, but that all rather depends on when I am up and running (if ever) with an internet connection.

 

Problem is would Fish qualify under them there rules?

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6 hours ago, Grim Up North said:

 

Someone will have to step up to run it first.

 

Well, its on open offer!

 

Well, maybe not for you, Grim, you might need to hibernate after January...

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On 08/02/2019 at 20:20, gcreptile said:

As you might remember, Brazil's right-wing populist president Jair Bolsonaro was almost killed by a knife attack before he took office. Now he had surgery to remove the colostomy bag - and now a week later, he's hospitalised with pneunomia:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6679923/Brazilian-president-Bolsonaro-pneumonia-hospital-says.html

Now Bolsonaro might have skin cancer (and canceled events because of exhaustion last week):

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-president/brazil-president-bolsonaro-says-he-has-a-possible-skin-cancer-idUSKBN1YF2MG

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Report of the death of David Lambie, former MP for Central Ayrshire and then Cunninghame South. He'd be 94 if correct:

This report somehow mentions Cunninghame North, which makes it a bit suss.

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2 hours ago, YoungWillz said:

Report of the death of David Lambie, former MP for Central Ayrshire and then Cunninghame South. He'd be 94 if correct:

This report somehow mentions Cunninghame North, which makes it a bit suss.

David Lambie gets local coverage: https://www.ardrossanherald.com/news/18105118.tributes-saltcoats-man-former-labour-mp-david-lambie-passes-away/

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