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    I am rather interested in politics, and would like to do more than read about the various happenings, so what about joining a party? Yes, yes.. that

    I don't want to join one of those little parties, because they'll probably never do anything much. So:

    Labour. Well their drug policy is way up the left, and they like comprehensive schools.. **** that

    Conservative. They're largely aristocratic, but at least they like grammar schools. But then their Chancellor is interested in "tax simplification", by which he means taxing the poor, proportionately speaking, as much as the rich. That's a bit regressive. No...

    Liberal Democrats. Liars. Done.

    My information is probably all wrong. Could anyone convince me of a party?
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    You shouldn't need any more convincing.
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    (Original post by Drunk Punx)


    You shouldn't need any more convincing.
    Monster raving looney party?
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    (Original post by Planar)
    Monster raving looney party?
    Damn straight.

    Purely for the lulz.
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    (Original post by Drunk Punx)
    Damn straight.

    Purely for the lulz.
    Do they even have a manifesto?
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    I wouldn't say the Tories are aristocratic - most of the aristocratic Tory MPs were wiped out in '97.
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    (Original post by EdwardSAS)
    I wouldn't say the Tories are aristocratic - most of the aristocratic Tory MPs were wiped out in '97.
    True. Now they're just cocks (but common cocks)

    Oh and they don't support grammars-that was dropped in 2007 by David Willetts and they never actively supported them anyway. Name the number of grammars set up between 1979 and 1997... (Oh and it was under the Tories 1970-1974 government that most grammars where shut down). That said I'm not sure why you'd support grammars anyway-they where and are a failure in general terms.

    And I don't understand why Labour has a 'way out left' drugs policy. I always thought we where rather illiberal on drugs.
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    Drug policy is to the left? Expand on that?
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    (Original post by Planar)
    Do they even have a manifesto?
    They do i believe because I remember reading it. Was very amusing.

    here: manifesto
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    (Original post by Planar)
    I don't want to join one of those little parties, because they'll probably never do anything much. So:
    If less people in this country had that attitude, then the "little" parties might actually start to make some grounds.

    At the end of the day, if you are not willing to start backing the smaller parties, we may forever be stuck with the mainstream dross.
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    (Original post by WharfedaleTiger)
    True. Now they're just cocks (but common cocks)


    Oh and they don't support grammars-that was dropped in 2007 by David Willetts and they never actively supported them anyway
    Ask the back benches and the grass roots about grammar schools.

    And I don't understand why Labour has a 'way out left' drugs policy. I always thought we where rather illiberal on drugs
    They are. But justification for drug legalisation is easy.

    1/ You can regulate the substances to ensure proper quality
    2/ Businesses can sell it - how I love business
    3/ Local councils can charge businesses for a license to sell the product
    4/ Police time won't be wasted
    5/ Its a freedom for people to be able to live their lives how they choose.
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    No point asking anyone on here because you just going to get stupidly biased opinions or jokes.
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    none of them

    they do not care about you.
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    (Original post by Teaddict)


    Ask the back benches and the grass roots about grammar schools.
    True, but its not policy (thank god!) The only party it is policy for is UKIP...
    They are. But justification for drug legalisation is easy.

    1/ You can regulate the substances to ensure proper quality
    2/ Businesses can sell it - how I love business
    3/ Local councils can charge businesses for a license to sell the product
    4/ Police time won't be wasted
    5/ Its a freedom for people to be able to live their lives how they choose.
    Agreed-I'm all in favour of some legalisation (cannabis at least)
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    (Original post by Planar)
    Do they even have a manifesto?
    Yeah. Most of them are nonsensical, but still, they're probably a better party than any that's gone before them :teehee:

    http://www.loonyparty.com/index.php?page=Policies
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    If you are on the extreme left, then I have just founded this society. Would any of you be interested in joining?
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      You really don't need to join a political party. If none of them appeal, why bother? Just look at specific candidates and see whether you like any of them, if so, campaign for them etc. But partisan politics is highly overrated, in my opinion.
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      the one with the largest amount of hot girls and alcohol..
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      (Original post by Shaun1991)
      No point asking anyone on here because you just going to get stupidly biased opinions or jokes.
      he's right
     
     
     
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