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With the General Election rapidly approaching we want to know how you are going to vote. So far we know that the Green's are in front but this could change!

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With the General Election rapidly approaching we want to know how you are going to vote. So far we know that the Green's are in front but this could change!

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I would vote BNP
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(Original post by justanothertechie)
With the General Election rapidly approaching we want to know how you are going to vote. So far we know that the Green's are in front but this could change!

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Probably Tory.
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Conservative.

There is no alternative.

Labour are economic terrorists.
Liberal Democrats break every promise they make.
UKIP are completely and utterly incompetent in their policy proposals and are just right wing populists.
Greens are anti-science and anti-reality.
SNP are Anglophobic federalist ****wits and a watered down anti-reality policy with their proposals to scrap trident and their insistence to poke their nose in English affairs.
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Conservative.
Liberal Democrats break every promise they make.
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I'm going to have to take issue with that.

I can kind of take tuiton fees (but then, they weren't a majority, and both Labour and the Tories supported the browne review which called for uncapped tuition fees (Lib dems capped it to 9])

But please tell me what promises the lib dems have broken?

Tories reneged by immediately attacking the AV referendum, thus the payback of no constitutional reform.


Tories have broken THEIR pledge to cut immigration, stupid policy as it was. David Cameron's "green credentials" are in the bin.
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Another day, another poll.

I'm going to vote Labour as I like our local candidate, and I can not stand the current Tory MP.
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We should be voting under AV

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UKIP 1
Conservative 2
Green party 3
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Conservative.

There is no alternative.

Labour are economic terrorists.
Liberal Democrats break every promise they make.
UKIP are completely and utterly incompetent in their policy proposals and are just right wing populists.
Greens are anti-science and anti-reality.
SNP are Anglophobic federalist ****wits and a watered down anti-reality policy with their proposals to scrap trident and their insistence to poke their nose in English affairs.
Yes yes!! Their involvement in the Iraq war and Afghanistan certainly makes them terrorists. Will never vote Labour because this.

I've changed my mind and most likely will vote for the Liberal Democrats. UKIP are just too extreme.
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I'm going to have to take issue with that.

I can kind of take tuiton fees (but then, they weren't a majority, and both Labour and the Tories supported the browne review which called for uncapped tuition fees (Lib dems capped it to 9])

But please tell me what promises the lib dems have broken?

Tories reneged by immediately attacking the AV referendum, thus the payback of no constitutional reform.


Tories have broken THEIR pledge to cut immigration, stupid policy as it was. David Cameron's "green credentials" are in the bin.
That was hyperbole, forgvie me. I attack the Lib Dems too much.
I don't actually mind them - I just prefer the Tories.

The Tories didn't renege, they never wanted AV and thus were within their rights to campaign against it.
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Labour are economic terrorists.
true

Liberal Democrats break every promise they make.
...every promise? or just the one? have they really broken more promises than the tories?

UKIP are completely and utterly incompetent in their policy proposals and are just right wing populists.
incompetent in their proposals? how? are they not transparent enough? and how is being populist bad? isn't populism just doing what the electorate want? thatcher was a populist, wasn't she?

SNP are Anglophobic federalist ****wits and a watered down anti-reality policy with their proposals to scrap trident and their insistence to poke their nose in English affairs.
they're federalists? I thought they wanted independence? and what's wrong wth federalism any way? it's more democratic, isn't it?
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all politicians are bogus - don't vote
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By going to the polling station and putting an 'X' under the candidate I wish to see elected.
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...every promise? or just the one? have they really broken more promises than the tories?



incompetent in their proposals? how? are they not transparent enough? and how is being populist bad? isn't populism just doing what the electorate want? thatcher was a populist, wasn't she?



they're federalists? I thought they wanted independence? and what's wrong wth federalism any way? it's more democratic, isn't it?
We're agreed on that one.

Well maybe, politicians break promises occasionally, but it seems the Coalition haven't actually broken tht many.

Expand the army by 40%. Climate change denial. Need I say more? It's totally unfundable. Also, populism isn't necessarily a good thing, just because people want things doesn't mean it's good. Also, Thatcher was not a populist at all, for the first 5 years of her premiership she was incredibly unpopular, but then - lo and behold, people realised she was right.

They'll do anything to increase their own power at the expense of Westminster and the English. Federalism to me is a terrible idea and rarely works when you have competing regions and competing ideologies. Federalism may be more democratic, but more democratic =/= better.
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They'll do anything to increase their own power at the expense of Westminster and the English. Federalism to me is a terrible idea and rarely works when you have competing regions and competing ideologies. Federalism may be more democratic, but more democratic =/= better.
...how do regions "compete" in a federal system? surely they simply co-exist? does the state of nebraska "compete" against wisconsin in the united states? how?
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I am protesting the ballot paper and will vote in an AV format
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...how do regions "compete" in a federal system? surely they simply co-exist? does the state of nebraska "compete" against wisconsin in the united states? how?
In the Congress. Sure, Scott Walker can trash Wisconsin, but that means that nationwide parties at the federal level will compete and thus cause gridlock.
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Green

Although I disagree with their policies on nuclear power and on GMOs.
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Conservatives or Liberal Democrats for a pragmatic, secure and sustainable future.

Though I doubt my vote will make any difference in my constituency.

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Conservatives are the only economically viable party. If I could vote I would vote for them.

The thing I love to see in British politics today is a blurring of the political spectrum. I think the conventional left-right idea has essentially vanished and what we have now is a mixture. Society is much more progressive and successful when it simply chooses what works, not excluding policies that do not fit with its classical dogmatic ideology.



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In the Congress. Sure, Scott Walker can trash Wisconsin, but that means that nationwide parties at the federal level will compete and thus cause gridlock.
in a federal system, single states do what single states themselves want without imposing their ways upon others. that's what makes gridlock in the congress so desirable in terms of domestic affairs - the allowance of diversity and an absence of blanket-policies. why should one state do what other states want simply because they have a bigger collective population? that doesnt mean that they have anything to do with that state in the first place, though (unless there is also a senatorial majority too perhaps where states are represented, as opposed to populations). that's why gridlock (via the senate) is a good thing in my opinion. the only place where there *shouldnt* be such gridlock would be within the states themselves (which is why I think it's stupid that most single states in america actually have senates too)
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