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TSR MHoC General Election March 2013 Watch

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    TSR Conservative and Unionist Party
    110
    18.09%
    TSR Green Party
    77
    12.66%
    TSR Labour Party
    131
    21.55%
    TSR Liberal Party
    53
    8.72%
    TSR Libertarian Party
    46
    7.57%
    TSR Socialist Party
    69
    11.35%
    tehFrance
    36
    5.92%
    TSR UKIP
    69
    11.35%
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Here is a question for all the parties. What makes your party unique?
    We're Socialist through and through, believe in the power of the individual over corporations and aren't afraid to shout about it.
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Here is a question for all the parties. What makes your party unique?
    What makes the Conservative Party unique is that we occupy probably the largest social spectrum in the House from the libertarian to the more traditional social conservative, of being pro-EU and anti-EU whilst at the same time retaining a core economic center of the moderate right.
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Do all the other parties have policies against those?
    The Socialists. Apart from drugs. They love em
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    (Original post by RoryS)
    Possibly but the last part of his message mentioned the mass PM & Twitter


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    The two can be connected however - the moderator term helping the MHoC can depend on how much trouble the MHoC causes. (This aside from him saying the two parts were not connected).
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Here is a question for all the parties. What makes your party unique?
    The Greens don't really care about getting in to government...
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    (Original post by Thunder and Jazz)
    The Greens don't really care about getting in to government...
    Therefore voting for them is pointless?
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Not to worry, there's always a scandal round the corner.
    Do you mind, my sandals have nothing to do with you, sandal pervert :nothing:
    (Original post by politixx)
    Here is a question for all the parties. What makes your party unique?
    The fact I am not a party, I wish people would address us all as "Independent and Parties, What X?"

    I will say I am unique in the fact that I am genuinely different, socially liberal though... I am all for the gay marriage, hell I am up for a bum right now if anyone else is :sexface:
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    (Original post by MattFletcher)
    Therefore voting for them is pointless?
    Absolutely not. As we exist to fight the environmental cause, mainly, we can get a lot of our legislation passed with the help of other parties even though it might not have been suggested if we didn't exist. Whilst we don't really care about getting into government we very much care about advancing our cause in the house, if people don't vote for us our ability to do that is weakened. We're also a relatively new party in the house and are trying to establish ourselves as an independent party with our own distinct selling points - going in to government is going to make that task harder.
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    (Original post by MattFletcher)
    Therefore voting for them is pointless?
    Not at all. We can;t get in to Government anyway because we lack the voter base, but we have great energy and ideas and are willing to work with others.
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
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    I thought you left the socialists because "you weren't actually as left-wing as you were claiming to be" (OWTTE) and then went on to fail the reformation of the MRLP. How come you seem to have reverted to your old (pretend?) position but have now joined the Greens? Why the flip-flopping? :confused:
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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    I thought you left the socialists because "you weren't actually as left-wing as you were claiming to be" (OWTTE) and then went on to fail the reformation of the MRLP. How come you seem to have reverted to your old (pretend?) position but have now joined the Greens? Why the flip-flopping? :confused:
    I left the socialists because my views changed and I realised I wasn't going to gain anything staying in the party. Labour are basically socialists lite so were out the picture. The Greens are the closest thing the house has to a centre left party and I also care about the environment. Although I'm not sure how any of this is relevant to the election.
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    I left the socialists because my views changed and I realised I wasn't going to gain anything staying in the party. Labour are basically socialists lite so were out the picture. The Greens are the closest thing the house has to a centre left party and I also care about the environment. Although I'm not sure how any of this is relevant to the election.
    Sorry, you're right about the thread - should have been posted in the 'Ask a...', but I've started now so never mind

    Oh okay, that makes more sense at least. I don't really agree with your assessment of the TSR Labour Party, though; we seem to be a pretty broad church that caters for a variety of centre left - left views. We don't get very many socialists, though, because most of them naturally go to the socialist party. (I suspect that the New Labour association probably puts some people off, as well.)

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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    Sorry, you're right about the thread - should have been posted in the 'Ask a...', but I've started now so never mind

    Oh okay, that makes more sense at least. I don't really agree with your assessment of the TSR Labour Party, though; we seem to be a pretty broad church that caters for a variety of centre left - left views. We don't get very many socialists, though, because most of them naturally go to the socialist party. (I suspect that the New Labour association probably puts some people off, as well.)

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    Being associated with the party who single-handedly destroyed our economy is a bit of an offputter, yeah.
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    Being associated with the party who single-handedly destroyed our economy is a bit of an offputter, yeah.
    Of course, they didn't actually do that at all.
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    (Original post by obi_adorno_kenobi)
    Of course, they didn't actually do that at all.
    No. Doing that would require a real insane move, like, for example, pissing off ASEAN, NAFTA and the EU at the same time by doing something stupid like stealing from foreign companies or pensions or governments. Or maybe all three at once. That's the sort of thing that would completely destroy an economy.
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    (Original post by chrisawhitmore)
    No. Doing that would require a real insane move, like, for example, pissing off ASEAN, NAFTA and the EU at the same time by doing something stupid like stealing from foreign companies or pensions or governments. Or maybe all three at once. That's the sort of thing that would completely destroy an economy.
    You know you really are beginning to sound like a stuck pig in a barbed wire fence.
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    New Labour made a lot of mistakes economically, but to lay the blame solely at their door is immature and foolish.
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    (Original post by obi_adorno_kenobi)
    You know you really are beginning to sound like a stuck pig in a barbed wire fence.
    Yeah, I know. At this point I'm considering keeping it up for the sole reason of seeing if there is any political issue I can't bring back to the nationalisation of water services.
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    (Original post by chrisawhitmore)
    Yeah, I know. At this point I'm considering keeping it up for the sole reason of seeing if there is any political issue I can't bring back to the nationalisation of water services.
    Farage 2.0 but with water?
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    (Original post by RoryS)
    I've been in contact with one of the members of the Community Team on Twitter, Warren Oates (see http://twitter.com/warren_oates) who's seemed interested in the election, I've just tweeted him asking for him to poke one of his colleagues about doing a Mass PM. I'll keep you all posted on what he says.

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    Excellent, thanks
    I have just myself asked for an update regarding how things are going with getting the mass PM out with the admin I was in discussions with pre-election, so hopefully we'll see it soon.

    For the attention of everyone: I think it is clear now that we will need a poll extension. I have decided to extend the poll by four days to Monday evening. If I deem it that a further extension is needed at any point then I will get this done but I'm playing it by ear for now.

    Admittedly, I think I really should have used my power to delay the election until after Easter because it has clearly affected things very negatively and I should have forseen this - but to be completely honest, it never crossed my mind that it would be a problem, I don't care for Easter (I eat chocolate every day) and see it as more of a five week period where I'm off than a specific weekend and I apologise for that. I quite literally forgot about it really. But hopefully with a poll extension and a mass PM things should be okay and we'll get a reasonable turnout. If anyone has any questions or requests then please raise them either via PM, in my questions thread or in here. Thank you.
 
 
 
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