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Forum: Politics Today, 01:20
Replies: 4,697
Views: 170,289
Posted By jjne
And yet the Conservatives wanted to increase the...

And yet the Conservatives wanted to increase the size of the current FPTP constituencies.

Can you square that particular circle for me please?

And in any case, your assertion isn't true in Scotland.
Forum: Politics Today, 01:17
Replies: 4,697
Views: 170,289
Posted By jjne
It could very easily be interpreted as indicating...

It could very easily be interpreted as indicating that the public have very much interest in electoral reform. AV was rejected because it was a fundamentally bad system -- you are doing the...
Forum: Politics Today, 01:13
Replies: 44
Views: 1,025
Posted By jjne
Excellent. It stops you lot trying to escape.

Excellent. It stops you lot trying to escape.
Forum: Politics Today, 01:10
Replies: 60
Views: 1,146
Posted By jjne
The reaction by William Legge, 10th Earl of...

The reaction by William Legge, 10th Earl of Dartmouth earlier this evening on C4 was most amusing. The presenter introduced him, correctly, as the Earl of Dartmouth, and he nearly fell off his chair....
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:09
Replies: 146
Views: 4,518
Posted By jjne
The irony is that the "Islamic erosion" is being...

The irony is that the "Islamic erosion" is being fed by the Christian demands to have Christian schools paid for by the State -- thereby granting the Islamic religion a shoo-in. And yet it's the same...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:41
Replies: 60
Views: 1,146
Posted By jjne
It's rather amusing that if UKIP were to gain any...

It's rather amusing that if UKIP were to gain any real traction, the first thing they'd do is remove the one vote England (the only part of the country that bothers to vote UKIP) get that is actually...
Forum: Politics 21-04-2014, 19:50
Replies: 44
Views: 1,025
Posted By jjne
I'd rather have a multicultural neighbourhood...

I'd rather have a multicultural neighbourhood than live next door to the purse-lipped Little Englander UKIP southern tosspots you get on this forum.

Still, I have the best of both worlds -- I live...
Forum: Politics 21-04-2014, 19:14
Replies: 223
Views: 4,081
Posted By jjne
Yes, because of course the only alternative to a...

Yes, because of course the only alternative to a Christian theocracy is a Muslim theocracy ^_^

The reason the UK is different to Iran is that we turned our back on all that rubbish around 500 years...
Forum: Politics 21-04-2014, 14:13
Replies: 214
Views: 4,721
Posted By jjne
So 26 million people are after British...

So 26 million people are after British jobs?

Well yes, if you accept that that figure includes the 2.2 million who hold British passports.

What are UKIP saying here? That 2.2 million UK citizens...
Forum: Politics 21-04-2014, 13:57
Replies: 223
Views: 4,081
Posted By jjne
The BBC's budget is being reduced, and the...

The BBC's budget is being reduced, and the corporation is making cuts left, right and centre just now. Why should religious programming, a genre in terminal decline, be exempt?



The idea that the...
Forum: Politics 20-04-2014, 02:01
Replies: 51
Views: 1,274
Posted By jjne
Even if that were true, the Soviets were our...

Even if that were true, the Soviets were our allies at the time, unlike the Mail's pals :D
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 20:07
Replies: 86
Views: 2,061
Posted By jjne
I hadn't noticed that the coverage was especially...

I hadn't noticed that the coverage was especially sycophantic... that might be because it has become almost a reflex action for me to change channels when any royal story appears.

I'll probably miss...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2014, 12:39
Replies: 121
Views: 4,133
Posted By jjne
You are no patriot sir. And neither are the rest...

You are no patriot sir.

And neither are the rest of your ilk -- just a bunch of old farts who, after spending your entire lives putting down British industry, selfishly buying overseas products and...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2014, 11:00
Replies: 157
Views: 5,870
Posted By jjne
I have no problem with English nationalism, but...

I have no problem with English nationalism, but want nothing to do with it personally.

I am a Northumbrian, from a part of the world with a proud contrarian heritage which fought the English and the...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2014, 10:30
Replies: 121
Views: 4,133
Posted By jjne
I own a British-made car. I do this because I...

I own a British-made car.

I do this because I actually do support the businesses and workers of this country, rather than making pathetic anti-EU froth in lieu of putting my money where my mouth...
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 22:19
Replies: 69
Views: 2,201
Posted By jjne
A Tory/Unionist/UKIP coalition will be hilarious.

A Tory/Unionist/UKIP coalition will be hilarious.
Forum: Politics 12-04-2014, 19:38
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By jjne
Spoilsport. What did you have to say that for?

Spoilsport. What did you have to say that for?
Forum: Politics 12-04-2014, 19:36
Replies: 126
Views: 2,644
Posted By jjne
Farage for PM!

Farage for PM!
Forum: Politics 12-04-2014, 19:31
Replies: 324
Views: 7,856
Posted By jjne
The Daily Mail is doing this country a national...

The Daily Mail is doing this country a national service by continually coming up with stories like this.

Winding up the old farts -- with any luck they'll cause another few heart attacks with this...
Forum: Politics 09-04-2014, 01:15
Replies: 141
Views: 3,409
Posted By jjne
Does it matter Nick? Look, at the end of the day...

Does it matter Nick? Look, at the end of the day it'll all run swimmingly and the government of the day won't be spending the next term absorbed with details at all. Won't happen.

We'll all be just...
Forum: Politics 09-04-2014, 00:57
Replies: 277
Views: 6,880
Posted By jjne
Give the "cheap and vulgar" their say. Give the...

Give the "cheap and vulgar" their say. Give the cheap and vulgar their chance at power. Watch as the cheap and vulgar get what is coming to them.

OK it'll break the country, but we'll recover. We...
Forum: Politics 09-04-2014, 00:52
Replies: 277
Views: 6,880
Posted By jjne
... and this is precisely the reason UKIP must be...

... and this is precisely the reason UKIP must be afforded centre stage in the debates.

Either Farage is exposed, and his vote collapses, or else he's shown to be extremely popular, in which case...
Forum: Politics 09-04-2014, 00:46
Replies: 4,697
Views: 170,289
Posted By jjne
There are far too many unknowns going into the...

There are far too many unknowns going into the next election for that to be a certainty.

And it must be said that under FPTP, who does gain the most seats is almost completely arbitrary when you...
Forum: Politics 06-04-2014, 20:12
Replies: 141
Views: 3,409
Posted By jjne
In what ways does Norway have a much better deal...

In what ways does Norway have a much better deal than the UK?

Starting with EU immigration for example; what is advantageous about Norways position?
Forum: Politics 06-04-2014, 17:34
Replies: 141
Views: 3,409
Posted By jjne
The minute any of these guys start talking about...

The minute any of these guys start talking about Norway I switch off.

Norway is a member of the EU in all but name. They are subject to the same rules and the same treaties as we are.

I have said,...
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