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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:50
Replies: 118
Views: 4,572
Posted By sangreal
Cameron is an embarrassment and a laughing stock....

Cameron is an embarrassment and a laughing stock. Surely Milibland can't do any worse.
Forum: Politics 18-12-2014, 18:21
Replies: 118
Views: 3,688
Posted By sangreal
New York bans fracking over "significant health...

New York bans fracking over "significant health risks"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-30525540

A report has concluded that the method of extracting oil and gas potentially poses health risks.
Forum: Politics 18-12-2014, 02:13
Replies: 290
Views: 17,317
Posted By sangreal
https://www.facebook.com/Exaro/posts/8226361511330...

https://www.facebook.com/Exaro/posts/822636151133029

"Live lunchtime tomorrow: ITV News due to have our editor, MarkWatts, on the latest on ‘Operation Midland’, allegations of child sex abuse and...
Forum: Politics 17-12-2014, 22:32
Replies: 88
Views: 2,881
Posted By sangreal
Not really. The spare bedroom subsidy saves about...

Not really. The spare bedroom subsidy saves about £2B/yr off the budget (tax payers' money) so it can be spent on something else instead...

Instead of punishing the most vulnerable in society (the...
Forum: Politics 17-12-2014, 20:56
Replies: 88
Views: 2,881
Posted By sangreal
It says 1.46T...

It says 1.46T here
http://www.nationaldebtclock.co.uk/

Though yeah, 1.36T...
Forum: Politics 16-12-2014, 16:35
Replies: 290
Views: 17,317
Posted By sangreal
All the mainsteam media (Mirror, Mail, Telegraph,...

All the mainsteam media (Mirror, Mail, Telegraph, etc) have based their articles on the Exaro...
Forum: Politics 16-12-2014, 14:38
Replies: 198
Views: 4,690
Posted By sangreal
You can't really blame the previous government...

You can't really blame the previous government any more.
No-one knows for sure how things would've turned out if Labour had won the GE in 2010.
Things may be even worse than now, or we could've...
Forum: Politics 14-12-2014, 01:21
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By sangreal
Ahh, a typical Tory-like bullyboy ad hominem...

Ahh, a typical Tory-like bullyboy ad hominem response.
Thankfully, the Tories weren't in power between 1997-2009 and all being well, after 2015 they won't be in power ever again.
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 18:16
Replies: 113
Views: 2,846
Posted By sangreal
Or maybe they might vote for them just to stop a...

Or maybe they might vote for them just to stop a "clown" with a blue rosette on their blazer from winning?
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 18:10
Replies: 113
Views: 2,846
Posted By sangreal
Maybe so, but look where that got us in 2010....

Maybe so, but look where that got us in 2010. Five years of Tory rule.
There'll be hundreds of thousands who won't make that same mistake again.

The biggest question here, assuming that only one of...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 17:47
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By sangreal
2009 was 6 years ago. If you're referring to the...

2009 was 6 years ago. If you're referring to the global financial crisis, then it's the Tories' fault that we still haven't recovered from it.

My belief is that if the Tories had still been in power...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 10:34
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By sangreal
The answer is to get the stinking Tories out of...

The answer is to get the stinking Tories out of power in 5 months time,
then we can hopefully get back to being a successful thriving United Kingdom again.
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 10:15
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
Because the Tories HAVE done it. Labour...

Because the Tories HAVE done it. Labour didn't.

To quote some cruddy old song... it ain't what you say/do, it's the way that you do it.

Reducing the deficit by 50% over 2 terms (this current one...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 08:35
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By sangreal
Or that he's not David Cameron or a Tory. Maybe,...

Or that he's not David Cameron or a Tory.

Maybe, just maybe, being "nice" will get you further than being arrogant, patronising, condescending & bigoted...?
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 05:57
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
It's not easy to conjecture or theorise what...

It's not easy to conjecture or theorise what might have happened if....
Who knows, eh?

I don't think Labour would have made such severe cuts so fast and so deep.
And the cuts wouldn't have been as...
Forum: Politics 13-12-2014, 05:25
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
IMO, the average person doesn't give a stuff...

IMO, the average person doesn't give a stuff about the budget, terminology like "public spending", borrowing, the deficit, the national debt, etc.

They care about public services though.

They...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 17:30
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
Wrong. Read my posts again. I'm no Labour...

Wrong. Read my posts again. I'm no Labour supporter :)

Though given the choice between the devil and the deep blue sea, I would choose Labour over Tory...

If you put a gun against my head and told...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 17:20
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
Isn't that what politicians do? They think...

Isn't that what politicians do? They think they're speaking and acting on behalf of the people.
Alas, though, we do not have a government of, for and/or by the people.

I'm just the piano player......
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 17:13
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
Yes. I'm very proficient in that department....

Yes. I'm very proficient in that department. Years of experience.

Thanks :-)
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 16:49
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
So you'd be happier if I'd just said "I don't...

So you'd be happier if I'd just said "I don't want to hear the excuses any more"?

Semantics eh? :D

I don't go in for ad hominem attacks. That's another Tory trait... when attacked... attack/smear...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 16:46
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
For sure, I certainly agree about the Iraq...

For sure, I certainly agree about the Iraq war.
The Tories also voted for it too. They could've opposed it, like the LibDems did (or like Miliband did with Syria).
Blair was just Bush's puppet.

I...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 16:38
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
No, I mean "We, the people" The millions in...

No, I mean "We, the people"

The millions in touch who discuss, campaign & protest.

You think I'm alone? lol :D
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 16:34
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
They've gone down thanks to the LibDem's policy...

They've gone down thanks to the LibDem's policy of increasing the threshold.
There's no way that would've happened under a Tory majority government.


Precisely.
One of the possible reasons I...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 16:09
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
Only the Tories can be deemed 'nasty'. Labour...

Only the Tories can be deemed 'nasty'.
Labour were reckless & controlling, but not quite so nasty, and not quite as dictatorial as the Tories.
At least they (Labour) showed more compassion for the...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2014, 15:36
Replies: 157
Views: 2,769
Posted By sangreal
Wasn't it meant to be temporary though? There was...

Wasn't it meant to be temporary though? There was nothing to stop the coalition bringing it back.



And neither has lowering it to 45%.

Recent tax returns have been reported as being well under the...
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