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Wed 21/04/10 at 12:16
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This time from the Telegraph.

LINKY

Always interesting seeing these things as, should I choose to vote, my support is still fairly split.

According to this I'm all about Conservatives and UKIP with a (un)healthy chunk of BNP thrown in for good measure. Can't say I've decided who I'm voting for yet, but it killed some time and gave me an idea where I stand compared to the parties.
Wed 28/04/10 at 21:14
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pb wrote:
> Nice find YH, was quite interesting, though I still think that
> forms too much of a snapshot.


On some of the sections, it turns out I picked BNP - and it wasn't even the most extreme option.

I'd never ever vote BNP of course, but it's certainly interesting to see who's policies you pick when you don't know where they've come from.

As for the TV debates, I've only seen the first one so far (got the second recorded) and it didn't really show me anything you don't get from the news - none of them answered a question directly, or said anyhting other than the party line.

I'm curious to see how this weeks one turns out - I understand the topic is the economy. I'm expecting them all to hide behind "efficiency savings" - despite the Institute for Fiscals Studies report that they released a day or so back.

Whoever get's in has to make major major cuts, but none of them are going to say it. When Cameron mentioned an Parliament of austerity a month or so back, Tory ratings dropped.

The public workers and benefit receivers are now such a a large part of the voting public (seeing as both have grown ridiculously since Labour came to power) that if one party says they're going to cut down on either public spending or benefits, those people who will lose out will simply vote for someone else.
Wed 28/04/10 at 19:30
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LukeM wrote:
> OT: I would argue he wasn't fictional, albeit the records of his
> life (in the Bible) are probably fictional... there are records
> of his death by crucifixion which are accurate and trust worthy
> enough.
> Historical
> Jesus
.

Bigot
Wed 28/04/10 at 17:47
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Butch wrote:
> Hedfix wrote:
> Jesus would get turned away at Calais.
>
> Despite being a fictional character, I think being a trained
> carpenter would give him enough 'points' at immigration for him
> to be allowed in. Needed skill sets and all that.

OT: I would argue he wasn't fictional, albeit the records of his life (in the Bible) are probably fictional... there are records of his death by crucifixion which are accurate and trust worthy enough. Historical Jesus.
Wed 28/04/10 at 16:30
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Hedfix wrote:
> Jesus would get turned away at Calais.

Despite being a fictional character, I think being a trained carpenter would give him enough 'points' at immigration for him to be allowed in. Needed skill sets and all that.
Wed 28/04/10 at 14:16
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pb wrote:
> I still think it would be better if they held leadership
> elections AFTER the general election and people were encouraged
> to vote for the party as a whole.

I kind of agree actually. I mean it is essentially how our system should be working. Yet these days we seem to be pretending we have a president and that we're really voting for a leader and not the party as a whole. Thus I'm not convinced these TV debates are a positive thing.
Wed 28/04/10 at 13:57
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Nice find YH, was quite interesting, though I still think that forms too much of a snapshot.

my results were 50% LibDem and 25% the other main parties

I still think it would be better if they held leadership elections AFTER the general election and people were encouraged to vote for the party as a whole.
Wed 28/04/10 at 13:01
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Hedfix wrote:
> LukeM wrote:
>
> I say welcome everyone! What would Jesus do? (lol)
>
> Jesus would get turned away at Calais.

LOL
Wed 28/04/10 at 12:44
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Not for the better anyway.

Speaking of which there is a field I drive past/through on my way to work everyday with a large Conservative sign right by the road. Somebody has helpfully scrawled the word 'HELP', with a sad face, across it, made me chuckle.
Wed 28/04/10 at 08:26
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Quite a few of my neighbours have erected signs in their gardens,Vote Labour,Lib Dem etc.Not sure what the point of this is TBH ?.I can't imagine many people's voting decisions have ever been influenced after seeing a sign in someone's garden ? :S
Sat 24/04/10 at 01:45
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Have a look at this: http://voteforpolicies.org.uk/

Uses actual policies - you pick the ones you agree with most and then find out when you'e finished which party they belong too.

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