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  • #4206
    FlatSeasonLover
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    The soon Labour are out the better imo.

    #99938
    cormack15
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    Charles Clarke just sacked – a week too late I’m afraid.

    FSL – just who do you propose replacing Labour with then?

    #99939
    FlatSeasonLover
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    At the moment I think any of the parties could do a better job. In the long term I’d be happy to give the Conservatives a chance.

    #99940
    Matron
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    Great to to see "voters" finally waking-up to these charlatans.

    Regards- Matron<br>:cool:<br>

    #99941
    insomniac
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    2nd raters all of them – and that’s probably flattering them. What a pity the opposition have been (and suggest might continue to be) 3rd rate.

    #99942
    wilsonl
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    Clarke would have been sacked a while ago but Blair, obviously realising they were going to get a pasting, waited for obvious reasons: –

    a) Detract attention from said pasting

    and

    b) "Look – we’re doing something about it"

    Lee

    #99943
    Meshaheer
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    Conservatives all the way :biggrin: In fact I’m sure it was my campaigning that got them Pinhoe in Exeter.:cool:

    Having said that I’m not the biggest fan of Cameron and wasn’t expecting them to do so well, but after the latest Labour debacle then it’s not altogether surprising.

    #99946
    cormack15
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    98% for Tories EC

    #99950
    Andrew Hughes
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    Iraq is the only issue that seperates any of the main three parties. On almost every other question, they take the same, right of centre, middle-class, pro-big business moralising line and use the same vacuous management speak to obscure their lack of substance.

    The Conservatives will eventually crawl back into power by default – yesterday’s results are in no way surprising, indeed, if the government had not got a local election pasting after nine years then it would have been a dreadful Tory performance.

    The only ‘alternatives’ are Respect or the BNP, both repellant. I voted Green at the last election rather than not voting at all. They were the least worst option. Hardly a ringing endorsement.

    #99951
    FlatSeasonLover
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    EC I am a "young folk"

    #99953
    Meshaheer
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    I am a "young folk" too and as an active committee member of the Conservative Future on my Uni campus, I have to say I have a solid interest in politics.

    Then again I have since I was little as my parents have always been into it. There is scummy carry on everywhere in life but it’s no reason to abstain from voting and whinge about it. If people are that bothered about the lack of choice etc then they should maybe get off their backsides and do something about it themselves. (OK I’ll admit it’s not always a practical option but people not voting in protest is hardly going to help IMO).

    #99959
    lollys mate
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    EC.

    You dont work in the House of Commons do you?

    #99962
    Meshaheer
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    EC – Since being at University I’ve found more politically minded people. As well as the young Tories I know, some of my other friends voted Lib Dem and other parties in the last election and at least have a decent grasp of politics.

    However the average young person I know from back home, relatives etc, have probably never heard of Gordon Brown let alone anyone else. One of my surfer-chick friends from Newquay was asking me who to vote for in the last General Election because she said she didn’t know the names of the Parties or what they meant. Overall she said it was boring complicated stuff and she didn’t care, and she’s not unintelligent either!

    It’s easy to become disillusioned with politicians and politics, perhaps, but I think the topic of how a country is run is one of the most important there is and mass apathy could result in all manner of things.

    #99964
    gamble
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    <br> :old:

    Is the wig party still about ?

    #99965
    Andrew Hughes
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    The w(h)igs have gone underground. Michael Fabricant MP is their leader, but Wogan funds them heavily

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