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Forum: General Discussion Today, 15:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,198
Posted By MARTYM8
Generation debt? or Generation rent?

Generation debt?

or Generation rent?
Forum: Politics Today, 14:15
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
Perhaps the question should be is how many of...

Perhaps the question should be is how many of these MPs got the taxpayer to fund their buy to let empire via expenses - because that taxpayer funded second home may eventually become that buy to let...
Forum: Advice Today, 13:58
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By MARTYM8
So you don't want to tell anyone - and yet you...

So you don't want to tell anyone - and yet you post a thread on DS for all to debate.

If I had just won 1.4m I wouldn't be posting on here!:D
Forum: Politics Today, 13:56
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By MARTYM8
What does that make the Lib Dems - an...

What does that make the Lib Dems - an 'unpopulist' party.:D
Forum: Politics Today, 13:54
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
Well what's the best way to deal with a housing...

Well what's the best way to deal with a housing shortage - have fewer people coming to the country. That's the real cause of the problem - which no one ever mentions. Cos if you have 10 million more...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:43
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By MARTYM8
I fully expect that within 5 years of ceasing to...

I fully expect that within 5 years of ceasing to be PM Cameron will have a nice well paid job at JP Morgan or Goldman Sachs like Tony Blair. Well he has been working very hard for them since 2010 -...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:39
Replies: 309
Views: 11,718
Posted By MARTYM8
How appalling - political parties and politicians...

How appalling - political parties and politicians targetting funding and resources to particular groups to bribe them into voting for them.

I am shocked - absolutely shocked! Whatever next!:D
Forum: Politics Today, 13:36
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
One thing we can perhaps conclude from this usual...

One thing we can perhaps conclude from this usual tit for tat debate - if you want our housing crisis sorted out neither Labour or the Tories will do it for you!
Forum: Politics Today, 13:34
Replies: 309
Views: 11,718
Posted By MARTYM8
All councils dole out money to charities and...

All councils dole out money to charities and other groups via grants - its an entirely political judgement in the end. Providing the list of who is funded is published and the use of the funds...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:31
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By MARTYM8
Exactly - why else do you think the oligarchs are...

Exactly - why else do you think the oligarchs are all moving here. We let them do want they want, barely taxed and almost entirely unchallenged. A democracy would put the majority of the people first...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:14
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By MARTYM8
I wonder what has happened to the two thirds of...

I wonder what has happened to the two thirds of former BNP voters not supposedly backing UKIP. Presumably you would rather they still voted BNP would you - cos I expect Farage is no more proud of...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:07
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
How comical - how many buy to let homes does Tony...

How comical - how many buy to let homes does Tony Blair have? Michael Meacher - that ardent socialist - has at least seven. The thought that these 'socialists' care about the growth of buy to let is...
Forum: Politics Today, 12:45
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
Given that those sold council homes were on...

Given that those sold council homes were on lifetime tenancies - often with inheritance rights - so would rarely have changed occupier, are standing and probably will now have more residents than...
Forum: Politics Today, 11:02
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
The woman stopped being PM twenty four years ago....

The woman stopped being PM twenty four years ago. It's comical how lefties still come on and blame her for everything despite the fact we had a Labour government for 13 years after. We didn't have a...
Forum: Politics Today, 01:28
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By MARTYM8
Tony Benn and Bob Crow disliked the EU too - for...

Tony Benn and Bob Crow disliked the EU too - for the damage it has done to the poor and its promotion of banks/corporate interests over those of ordinary people. Or is 50% youth unemployment a price...
Forum: Movies Today, 00:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By MARTYM8
I saw Transcendence this evening. The plot is...

I saw Transcendence this evening. The plot is ludicrous but it just seemed like the same Johnny Depp to me. He does spend a large proportion of the film as a two dimensional hologram though!:D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 20:13
Replies: 52
Views: 1,284
Posted By MARTYM8
Really? We elected Cameron and Blair - perhaps...

Really? We elected Cameron and Blair - perhaps the two most PR obsessed unprincipled charlatans ever to grace the political stage anywhere!:D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:14
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
So why hasn't Maria Miller been arrested then -...

So why hasn't Maria Miller been arrested then - if she broke the law?

Or is that just for the poor who overclaim a few extra quid in benefits?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:10
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By MARTYM8
So were Maria Miller's expenses claims. Its all...

So were Maria Miller's expenses claims.

Its all legal - the question is whether its moral to undertake tax avoidance measures. Particularly when you are a Treasury minister making tax rules.

Should...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:02
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By MARTYM8
And you don't think Labour are doing the same -...

And you don't think Labour are doing the same - attacking UKIP?!

http://www.columnist.org.uk/2014/04/17/labour-caught-distributing-lie-filled-leaflets-about-ukip/

The issues they raise though...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 18:54
Replies: 84
Views: 1,714
Posted By MARTYM8
I think people should accept things and move on -...

I think people should accept things and move on - yes its sycophantic but a lot of people (mainly women) seem to gush all over it.

In the end the worlds constitutional monarchies have actually been...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:42
Replies: 52
Views: 1,284
Posted By MARTYM8
He is a mercenary PR man pure and simple from the...

He is a mercenary PR man pure and simple from the rough world of Chicago politics.

I just hope Labour aren't paying his wages with a loan from the Coop,:D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:38
Replies: 52
Views: 1,284
Posted By MARTYM8
Axelrod advised Mario Monti the banker parachuted...

Axelrod advised Mario Monti the banker parachuted in to run Italy by the EU when Berlusconi quit. Monti scored only ten per cent in the last Italian election.

Axelrod is no panacea. You need some...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:26
Replies: 4,619
Views: 167,624
Posted By MARTYM8
Exactly right. People suggest UKIP isn't taking...

Exactly right.

People suggest UKIP isn't taking votes off Labour because so few 2010 Labour voters have switched to UKIP. But 2010 saw Labours second worst vote share since 1918. So any 2010 Labour...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 01:51
Replies: 4,619
Views: 167,624
Posted By MARTYM8
What's more interesting about the you gov poll is...

What's more interesting about the you gov poll is that UKIP are still unprompted by this pollster. You actually have to volunteer them rather than them being offered as a direct option by the...
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