The UK election 2010

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Who will you vote for in 2010?

Labour
7
20%
Conservative
17
49%
Lib-Dems
6
17%
UK-IP
0
No votes
BNP
2
6%
Greens
2
6%
Others
1
3%
 
Total votes : 35

Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Belle Leisha » Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:58 pm

Elessar wrote:
Belle Leisha wrote:
Elessar wrote::P



Hahahaha. :-P


Meh, I think I like Obama because he's straight forward, he doesn't talk in political soundbites, he just does his job and so far he's doing it better than any President for a long time.


He does talk in soundbites a little bit though, to be fair.

Yes we can!

And he also has the ability to make women look crazy while he looks like Mr. Innocent. Only very few people in the world have this skill - I am one of the others.



They're just slogans they don't count! I mean he doesn't have set answers to questions that aren't what people asked, like most politicians. That detroit thing last year, most politicians would have had an excuse or like George Bush, whipped up public hysteria rather than accept blame. He didn't.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Delilah » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:47 am

Elessar wrote:And he also has the ability to make women look crazy while he looks like Mr. Innocent. Only very few people in the world have this skill - I am one of the others.


He does that to men too. Did you catch him handing the Republicans their asses in a public forum? :P



fd, I can't tell you how amazing it is to have a really smart US President again.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby fairydandy » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:38 am

Delilah wrote:
fd, I can't tell you how amazing it is to have a really smart US President again.


He's clearly intelligent and smart, but let's face it Dee, after the last one you had, he was always going to look smart. I don't really have a downer on him, it's just that after what, two years, he's still a virtual unknown over here..and is in my opinion the least 'presidential' President ever, but that's just a personal view. I think the younger generation are more enamoured with him than the older generation, but again that might be because all they have to go on is the 8 years that preceeded it. As a very casual observer, I see someone who can clearly talk the talk, but can he carry the country with him? His current approval rating is down to 46%...and whilst that might be party political to a degree, clearly something is wrong. Maybe people see beyond the talk?
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby queenb » Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:02 am

I don't know whats worse - people not bothering to vote or people who vote Labour/Tory/Lib Dem without fail "Because my dad always did" and without even listening to anything any of them have said :roll:
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Elessar » Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:01 pm

queenb wrote:I don't know whats worse - people not bothering to vote or people who vote Labour/Tory/Lib Dem without fail "Because my dad always did" and without even listening to anything any of them have said :roll:


Realistically that's more likely to me Tories than the other two.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Elessar » Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:08 pm

Funny old world - Lib Dem 17% and Lab 32% are trending, with Lib Dem in second place and Labour in tenth. Conservatives nowhere to be seen.
The fairly tentative conclusion is that the election took place on Twitter, the Lib Dems would win.

A really charismatic leader and they could have stood a chance this year. I think the Obama effect could be enough to swing a full 15% or so.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Belle Leisha » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:17 pm

queenb wrote:I don't know whats worse - people not bothering to vote or people who vote Labour/Tory/Lib Dem without fail "Because my dad always did" and without even listening to anything any of them have said :roll:


Fair enough, so who will you be voting for and which policies of theirs it will be based on?
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby queenb » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:58 am

Belle Leisha wrote:
queenb wrote:I don't know whats worse - people not bothering to vote or people who vote Labour/Tory/Lib Dem without fail "Because my dad always did" and without even listening to anything any of them have said :roll:


Fair enough, so who will you be voting for and which policies of theirs it will be based on?


I will be voting for the party which has the same beliefs and policies as me.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby fairydandy » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:05 pm

queenb wrote:
Belle Leisha wrote:
queenb wrote:I don't know whats worse - people not bothering to vote or people who vote Labour/Tory/Lib Dem without fail "Because my dad always did" and without even listening to anything any of them have said :roll:


Fair enough, so who will you be voting for and which policies of theirs it will be based on?


I will be voting for the party which has the same beliefs and policies as me.



National Front?
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Martin1988 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:28 pm

Monster Raving Loony Party?
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Belle Leisha » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:24 pm

queenb wrote:
I will be voting for the party which has the same beliefs and policies as me.


Okay, without saying which party if you don't want to, what are these policies?
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby queenb » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:49 am

Belle Leisha wrote:Okay, without saying which party if you don't want to, what are these policies?


A control on immigration.
Better public spending.
I would formulate a better benifits system.
Reform the NHS.
A fairer tax system.

And i'd also vote for whoever gives us better weather :P
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Belle Leisha » Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:51 pm

That's difficult though isn't it, as those are, with the exception of Labour and immigration, pretty much the things all parties promise to varying degrees, then tend not to deliver on, or not deliver what people voting for them wanted.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Martin1988 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:20 pm

Or, to put it another way, it's the most vacuous set of policies every construed. It's less a manifesto and more the usual template for a manifesto.
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Re: The UK election 2010

Postby Belle Leisha » Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:23 pm

You could also put it like that, although a little too close to Tony Blair's outburst about David Cameron, funny as that was.
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