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Forum: Politics 16-06-2015, 09:31
Replies: 173
Views: 4,033
Posted By darthbibble
I've not read the article so I can't fully...

I've not read the article so I can't fully comment on Parris' point.

The point I would like to make is that as someone who has actually read some Adam Smith (rather than the myth) the man was a bit...
Forum: Politics 20-05-2015, 10:55
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By darthbibble
The meanings have blurred somewhat to the point...

The meanings have blurred somewhat to the point of becoming irrelavant.


Right and Left is traditionally the difference between establishment and ordinary people.
Forum: Politics 20-05-2015, 10:48
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By darthbibble
Falsehood The problem is the centre doesn't...

Falsehood

The problem is the centre doesn't move, but people think that it does
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 14:47
Replies: 169
Views: 5,258
Posted By darthbibble
That is because you are confusing being left wing...

That is because you are confusing being left wing and being socialist.

Socialism is only a form of left wing policies.

A better definition of left/right is ordinary...
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 13:43
Replies: 169
Views: 5,258
Posted By darthbibble
One of the wisest things I've read on here for a...

One of the wisest things I've read on here for a while.
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 13:09
Replies: 169
Views: 5,258
Posted By darthbibble
for the love of god. THE CENTRE GROUND DOESN'T...

for the love of god.

THE CENTRE GROUND DOESN'T MOVE!

Stop believing the propaganda that says it does.
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 13:00
Replies: 169
Views: 5,258
Posted By darthbibble
Your first sentence makes no sense. You state the...

Your first sentence makes no sense. You state the voters voted for the Conservatives as a far right party, by your own logic all that does is make the voters far right......


The centre ground...
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 12:52
Replies: 45
Views: 1,629
Posted By darthbibble
pssst, so is the banking system

pssst, so is the banking system
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 12:49
Replies: 169
Views: 5,258
Posted By darthbibble
Only in your (and other deluded peoples)...

Only in your (and other deluded peoples) dreams.

Cameron and Osbourne are pretty far right (though not extreme right), Labour are still centre right (despite moving leftwards under Milliband)
Forum: Politics 14-05-2015, 11:56
Replies: 55
Views: 2,027
Posted By darthbibble
If the Tory's prove to be a very unpopular...

If the Tory's prove to be a very unpopular government this time around, the Lib Dem's role in the coalition will be seen in a much more positive light.

If Labour don't get their arse in gear and...
Forum: Politics 14-05-2015, 11:13
Replies: 37
Views: 1,193
Posted By darthbibble
Yes, and that lesson is that statistics can be...

Yes, and that lesson is that statistics can be distorted by extreme results at both the top and the bottom of the scale.
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 16:07
Replies: 35
Views: 961
Posted By darthbibble
Can be repealed

Can be repealed
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 14:38
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By darthbibble
even if true, this is for one seat. Conservative...

even if true, this is for one seat.

Conservative party's internal polling had them ahead of Labour.

This is backed up by Labour's data showing the same thing!
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 11:19
Replies: 54
Views: 1,561
Posted By darthbibble
Yep, hense the sentence that followed.

Yep, hense the sentence that followed.
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 11:04
Replies: 54
Views: 1,561
Posted By darthbibble
Fair enough then :)

Fair enough then :)
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 10:50
Replies: 54
Views: 1,561
Posted By darthbibble
Conservates have claimed to be progressive at...

Conservates have claimed to be progressive at times as well.

Politically these terms are becoming meaningless sound bites (and their is an awful lot of lying too), but if you want a guide to what it...
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 10:35
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By darthbibble
Tim Farron for me. Some genuinely good ideas,...

Tim Farron for me.

Some genuinely good ideas, and helpfully distanced himself from Clegg during the coalition meaning he won't get tarred with any stigma from that.
Forum: Politics 13-05-2015, 10:25
Replies: 54
Views: 1,561
Posted By darthbibble
Hmmm is someone clever for you someone who has...

Hmmm is someone clever for you someone who has heard of google......?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressivism
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 16:55
Replies: 403
Views: 8,472
Posted By darthbibble
I remember a hell of a lot of Tory's kicking off...

I remember a hell of a lot of Tory's kicking off in 2005 when Labour had a huge majority with less of the voter share than they have now
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 16:33
Replies: 403
Views: 8,472
Posted By darthbibble
I'm merely pointing out that 63% of the...

I'm merely pointing out that 63% of the electorate do not support the Conservative policies. FPTP gives them the madate do this under current rules, but if the majority do not want it, we have the...
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 16:16
Replies: 403
Views: 8,472
Posted By darthbibble
Not everyone who votes for a particular party...

Not everyone who votes for a particular party agrees 100% with that parties policies.
The Conservatives only got 37% of the vote.

Whilst under present rules that gives them (and other parties in the...
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 16:07
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By darthbibble
Just in case you're being partisan, so does...

Just in case you're being partisan, so does George Osbourne.
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 15:59
Replies: 403
Views: 8,472
Posted By darthbibble
Current rules require strikers to lose pay for...

Current rules require strikers to lose pay for every day of striking.

Some people just can't afford this.
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 15:52
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By darthbibble
Then in that case we would have a true(r)...

Then in that case we would have a true(r) democracy.



Personally I think that UKIP would lose an awful lot of protest vote.
Forum: Politics 12-05-2015, 15:38
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By darthbibble
Only if you assume the vote spread would have...

Only if you assume the vote spread would have been the same under PR.
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