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Forum: Politics Today, 17:05
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
No I agree that the immigration from the EU is...

No I agree that the immigration from the EU is not the sole problem as I have said repeatedly.
I have said that the EU recently is adding to our population so is very much a problem. My personal...
Forum: Politics Today, 16:34
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
Do people blame the population rise on...

Do people blame the population rise on uncontrolled EU immigration alone? I had not noticed that, they blame mass immigration for the population rise and some refer to the immigration we have as...
Forum: Politics Today, 16:02
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
I would not disagree which of course means that a...

I would not disagree which of course means that a manifesto lie is still a lie and is just recognised as such by many more people who are affected more and more by the consequences of those lies.
Forum: Politics Today, 15:59
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
Perhaps you should consider the difference...

Perhaps you should consider the difference between 'a source' and 'the source'. The EU is not the source alone but it is a source and once again you are negating the EU by using all people leaving...
Forum: Politics Today, 15:18
Replies: 240
Views: 6,002
Posted By Blairdennon
I think you are looking at Native Americans...

I think you are looking at Native Americans through the Noble Indian rose coloured glasses. Most tribes indulged themselves in wars with other tribes appropriating whatever took their fancy inclusive...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:52
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
Indeed 2005 had immigration as a major issue....

Indeed 2005 had immigration as a major issue. Back then, and I am no exception, the electorate still voted generally on what the manifestos said. Labour's policy on immigration was clear in terms of...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:20
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
I think it could be worse and they would also...

I think it could be worse and they would also place a strain on our social and health services.
Forum: Politics Today, 13:18
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
It is joint enterprise. The EU adds to the...

It is joint enterprise. The EU adds to the population because it is part of the total that is doing just that. We cannot control emigration and the skills that leave but we can, if we wish, control...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:05
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
Yes it will. There are many facets to the...

Yes it will. There are many facets to the immigration problem and what the figures mean but come what may there has been an addition to the population by immigration that we are unable to control. ...
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 22:56
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
I am not reluctant at all to talk about other...

I am not reluctant at all to talk about other immigration and have done at length many times but we are dealing with the figures as presented. The minus 258,000 figure is derived from everyone...
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 22:36
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
No it defines it as 'how many British people...

No it defines it as 'how many British people choose to leave the UK' If Britain left the EU the number of people choosing to leave the UK and going to places other than the EU would not change so...
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 22:10
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
Where I said he was wrong, he is subtracting all...

Where I said he was wrong, he is subtracting all fruit from apples and calling the result apples. That is not how it works. To clarify if you wish to measure the difference then you should refer only...
Forum: Politics 10-07-2014, 21:43
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
No it is not, that is migration that cannot be...

No it is not, that is migration that cannot be controlled. Uncontrolled immigration is still a large positive figure annually, by the very chart you are referring to. The emigration of UK citizens is...
Forum: Politics 09-07-2014, 20:07
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
Depends on your time scale.

Depends on your time scale.
Forum: Politics 09-07-2014, 19:08
Replies: 110
Views: 2,856
Posted By Blairdennon
No they introduced the NMW so that there would be...

No they introduced the NMW so that there would be no slave labour wages when free EU movement was introduced. The NMW did not raise wages it stopped wages descending into the basement for all the low...
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 22:31
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
In many ways I agree, however your comparison is...

In many ways I agree, however your comparison is of an inanimate entity (the beach) and all the forces that shape it. In the case of Man the pressures are not all external influences that act on the...
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 22:18
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
I was trying to choose my words carefully so you...

I was trying to choose my words carefully so you would not misunderstand. A forlorn hope. People are not preprogrammed in terms of what they do but they are in terms of general attitudes, the...
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 17:27
Replies: 349
Views: 7,189
Posted By Blairdennon
Depends what you mean by believe the story. Is it...

Depends what you mean by believe the story. Is it totally apocryphal the Independent seems to say it did happen, the whys and wherefores of course are the nitty gritty? Are you saying it is all...
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 16:45
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
If people have created society then it reflects...

If people have created society then it reflects what some people are, if it cherishes greedy and selfish then that is what some are, if it cherishes cooperative and egalitarian then that is what some...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 22:55
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
Possibly but society is shaped, has been shaped...

Possibly but society is shaped, has been shaped and probably will be shaped by people. The society around us generally reflects what people are to greater and lesser degrees.
Unfortunately I think it...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 22:47
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
Maybe you thought I meant a consciously selfish...

Maybe you thought I meant a consciously selfish action.
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 17:04
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
No both are characteristics of the human race and...

No both are characteristics of the human race and appear in varying degrees within all humans and make various levels of appearances depending on circumstances in many different ways. We are the...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 16:56
Replies: 119
Views: 2,973
Posted By Blairdennon
The point is that even with our limited and...

The point is that even with our limited and imperfect electoral system no policies were ever proposed that indicated the scope of the EU project and modifications within treaties that affected our...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 16:48
Replies: 166
Views: 3,740
Posted By Blairdennon
The problem is that each system has to operate...

The problem is that each system has to operate with people and people vary greatly in their personal levels of cooperation, selfishness an selflessness. Capitalism works the way it does because...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 16:35
Replies: 119
Views: 2,973
Posted By Blairdennon
One could argue that many of our Governments have...

One could argue that many of our Governments have dishonestly appropriated our democratic rights by way of our vote and watered that vote down to virtual emasculation within the EU context. That has...
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