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Offline Cobra

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Re: British Politics
« Reply #75 on: October 12, 2008, 09:03:21 pm »
I think this Harold Saxon sounds like a great guy you should all vote for him. *Wonders off humming a drum beat*

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Re: British Politics
« Reply #76 on: October 13, 2008, 09:26:28 am »
He's also in favour of interventionism and building trident missiles... I can't even tell where any of the parties stand any more  ???

And, apparently, free broadband for all!

If only Kennedy had thought of that...
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #77 on: October 13, 2008, 10:58:38 am »
Free Broadband!?

Well, colour me yellow! I'm votin' Lib Dem come 'aught niner!
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #78 on: October 13, 2008, 11:41:28 am »
Free Broadband!?

Well, colour me yellow! I'm votin' Lib Dem come 'aught niner!
I think everyone should vote Lib Dem, but hey! ::)

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Re: British Politics
« Reply #79 on: October 13, 2008, 01:04:50 pm »
Vote Lib dem?,with Nick cleg leg in charge,no sir I shall vote for the Torries. :)

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Re: British Politics
« Reply #80 on: October 13, 2008, 01:07:49 pm »
You'll struggle to vote for them if you can't spell them.
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #81 on: October 13, 2008, 04:41:03 pm »
You beautiful bastards, you.

If only they did this more often.
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #82 on: October 13, 2008, 04:50:43 pm »
Ahh, the system works.
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #83 on: October 13, 2008, 05:04:13 pm »
Feel free to send some lords on over.

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Re: British Politics
« Reply #84 on: October 14, 2008, 07:17:17 am »
Wuh?  I thought the House of Lords was only ceremonial these days.  I didn't think they had any real power left.  I wish we had people with names/titles like Lord Falconer in the US government.
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #85 on: October 14, 2008, 07:21:44 am »
Any law proposed by the Commons has to be approved by the Lords. Generally its a very effective system for shooting down unpopular or potentially unethical laws, I don't know why that should be, I guess centuries of being in charge of everyone has given the Lords a sense of what would upset the public  :P
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #86 on: October 14, 2008, 02:27:45 pm »
"Now, you see old bean, that if this legislation were to pass, my maid would undoubtedly poison my tea, and the turnip farmers would riot."

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Re: British Politics
« Reply #87 on: October 15, 2008, 08:11:27 am »
....and they actually do talk like that...

"This attempt to appear tough on terrorism, I believe, is a shabby charade which is unworthy of a democratic process and we should reject it."
A shabby charade, I say!

I still think we should get rid of all the hereditary peers. It's just nice to seem them doing some good.

Brown's polls are apparently climbing rapidly for his dealing with the financial crisis.
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #88 on: October 15, 2008, 10:19:21 am »
Yeh I have to say that I am glad Brown was in charge and not Cameron.

Although I do have to say that when this starts to ease up again, I think Cameron is a better bet.
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Re: British Politics
« Reply #89 on: October 16, 2008, 10:31:34 am »
So last night the university Tory society was meeting in the room we normally use to play cards. We had to share with DnD players.

Bloody Tories.
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