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Message 1446582 - Posted: 25 Nov 2013, 14:38:41 UTC - in response to Message 1444935.  

I bet though that their council tax will increase year on year to cover the wage increases and expense fiddling of those councillors!


Slight correction here as I got it wrong :(

Not used for wage increases but....

25% of Council Tax used for pensions

....won't be long before it'll be 100%.
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Message 1447453 - Posted: 27 Nov 2013, 17:33:39 UTC - in response to Message 1445877.  

Cry Havoc and let slip the dogs of war

Of the alleged statements, the only one i'd be concerned about is 'chillaxing', that is not a word!
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Message 1447454 - Posted: 27 Nov 2013, 17:39:25 UTC - in response to Message 1447453.  

Cry Havoc and let slip the dogs of war

Of the alleged statements, the only one i'd be concerned about is 'chillaxing', that is not a word!


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Message 1447468 - Posted: 27 Nov 2013, 18:36:47 UTC

I don't care if it's in the Dictionary, it's still not a word!
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Message 1447877 - Posted: 28 Nov 2013, 12:22:19 UTC

The word link and discussion of threads are over in the café. Leave them there.
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Message 1447890 - Posted: 28 Nov 2013, 13:11:10 UTC - in response to Message 1447887.  

Quite right there mon, language needs to evolve but word games are more suited to the café don't you think?

And to discuss one's opinions of individual words there is the word discussion thread :)
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Message 1447897 - Posted: 28 Nov 2013, 13:38:50 UTC

Careless elitism

Hmmn, seems the deputy PM has a memory problem, so suggest he visit the elitist's hospital in Paddington for a check-up.

Student fee turnabout, avoiding his bar bills, playing tit-for-tat instead of working together with his co-partners in getting the country back on its feet.

What a shining example for his party!
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Message 1447909 - Posted: 28 Nov 2013, 14:21:17 UTC - in response to Message 1447897.  

Careless elitism

Hmmn, seems the deputy PM has a memory problem, so suggest he visit the elitist's hospital in Paddington for a check-up.

Student fee turnabout, avoiding his bar bills, playing tit-for-tat instead of working together with his co-partners in getting the country back on its feet.

What a shining example for his party!


Speaking on his weekly LBC radio phone-in he said that the danger of such a "deterministic" view of people based on their IQ was "complete anathema to everything I have stood for in politics".

Now lets see, what has he stood for in Politics?

  • Tuition fees, before the election he stood for the abolition of fees, once in power he voted to increase them.
  • While campaigning, he stood to put extra police on the beat (3000 IIRC), since then he backed Tory plans to cut over 10,000 of them.
  • VAT, a quote from 08/04/10: "Their tax promises on marriage and jobs may sound appealing. But they come with a secret VAT bombshell close behind." A bombshell he voted in favour of just over two months later in a commons bill on 13/06/10.


This is just the tip of the iceberg, so i ask again, what does he stand for?


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Message 1447937 - Posted: 28 Nov 2013, 16:11:57 UTC - in response to Message 1447909.  

+1

Excellent reply.

So just what does he stand for?
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Message 1447962 - Posted: 28 Nov 2013, 17:08:52 UTC - in response to Message 1447937.  

+1

Excellent reply.

So just what does he stand for?

What do any of them actually stand for? Do any of the parties stand behind their
manifestos and act in accordance with them. Or do manifestos get side-stepped
once a party forms a government and hence we get more off the cuff policies
being implemented by them. Could spend a lifetime discussing these points.



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Message 1448666 - Posted: 30 Nov 2013, 18:49:46 UTC - in response to Message 1448598.  

Sadly no Chris. The only legal option is to wait to the next election, 2 years away. The Mayor has to be tried, convicted, sentenced, and jailed before any other options come up. The police and Crown Attornies are moving VERY carefully on this one. Charge him today, knowing that in a few years he (or one of his cronies) could well be your boss?

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Message 1449010 - Posted: 1 Dec 2013, 19:55:06 UTC - in response to Message 1447962.  

What do any of them actually stand for? Do any of the parties stand behind their manifestos and act in accordance with them. Or do manifestos get side-stepped once a party forms a government and hence we get more off the cuff policies being implemented by them. Could spend a lifetime discussing these points.

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Message 1449018 - Posted: 1 Dec 2013, 20:07:34 UTC - in response to Message 1449015.  

Will Self


A failed businessman......The turnabout Muppet
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Message 1449271 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 18:46:11 UTC

Big Boss? Don't you mean big muppet

Another useless Del-boy promise

"He believes the EU deal could be worth "tens of billions" of pounds a year - including £1.8bn for the UK alone."

So where is the rest going to? Someone's back pocket within the EU?
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Message 1449313 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 20:43:07 UTC - in response to Message 1449271.  

Big Boss? Don't you mean big muppet

Another useless Del-boy promise

"He believes the EU deal could be worth "tens of billions" of pounds a year - including £1.8bn for the UK alone."

So where is the rest going to? Someone's back pocket within the EU?

Lets face it Sirius, China's going to be the big world player in years to come
possibly even usurp America. Best we make serious in-roads in to that country
and make every effort to work with them rather than against them.
Most intrigued by Labours response, "A race to the bottom". That party is really
the pits now, as regards race to the bottom then they would know all about that.
Taken the UK down there many a time in the past and clearly bitter that Cameron
may be winning points in the economics domain. He who wins points here wins
elections too....Labour are a very worried party indeed.
As regards Cameron promoting the EU to within China I suspect is just a bit
of Euro protocol. For he can't negotiate trade deals, for just the UK on it's own,
where tariffs are concerned only the sproutsers can do that.

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Message 1449314 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 20:46:56 UTC - in response to Message 1449313.  

Quite agree with the party of Millipedes......

Would you vote for him?
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Message 1449320 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 21:04:26 UTC - in response to Message 1449314.  

Quite agree with the party of Millipedes......

Would you vote for him?

Of course I would...just to bang another nail in to our political coffin, every
nail helps.

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Message 1449326 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 21:11:29 UTC - in response to Message 1449320.  

Quite agree with the party of Millipedes......

Would you vote for him?

Of course I would...just to bang another nail in to our political coffin, every
nail helps.



..but, but, but that will only leave the Lib-Dems and Conartist parties.....Gawd help us :(
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Message 1449341 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 22:13:21 UTC - in response to Message 1449326.  

Quite agree with the party of Millipedes......

Would you vote for him?

Of course I would...just to bang another nail in to our political coffin, every
nail helps.



..but, but, but that will only leave the Lib-Dems and Conartist parties.....Gawd help us :(

Ah!!! but UKIP move up one place in the process...more competition and quality
competition to-boot.


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