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Before It's Too Late

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Fucking grow up and leave the wacky poster piss takes to us. Start acting like proper politicians and we might start taking you seriously.

More Than A Third Prefer A Hung Parliament.

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Fifty per cent of people regard it as "unthinkable" to elect Mr Brown for another five years, while 44 per cent disagree with this statement. Almost one in four Labour supporters (24 per cent) believe electing Mr Brown for another term would be "unthinkable". However, 51 per cent say they personally feel no enthusiasm for the Conservative Party, with 42 per cent disagreeing. Remarkably, a quarter (24 per cent) of those people who intend to vote Tory say they have no enthusiasm for the party. Meanwhile, a strikingly high 38 per cent of people believe the country would be better off with a hung parliament and coalition government, while 53 per cent disagree. One in four Tory supporters would prefer a hung parliament and coalition, as would 36 per cent of Labour and 57 per cent of Liberal Democrat voters. Although the Tories will be relieved to see their lead increase since last month, they will be alarmed at the apparent lack of enthusiasm for a Cameron government. &quo…

Thirteen Years Of Broken Pledges.

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Despite the fact that in 1997 Tony Blair's manifesto promised to 'raise spending in real terms every year - and spend the money on patients not bureaucracy', the workforce of bureaucrats in the NHS is growing six times as quickly as the number of nurses, according to official figures.

Since Labour came to power, the number of managers has almost doubled, mainly as a result of the need to monitor Whitehall targets on waiting times.

The number of health service managers went up 12 per cent in one year, but the number of nurses increased by less than 2 per cent - and the number of health visitors plummeted.

Related articles by ZemantaRise in NHS managers outstrips doctors and nurses (telegraph.co.uk)

Labour's Pledges

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Labour The Enema of The State.
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Troughers Don't Learn

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Vomit inducing doesn't come close to describing the Dispatches prog on C4. You are all vile, pitiful excuses for human beings. Just fuck off and do one decent thing in your miserable greed ridden lives for once. Following the scandal surrounding MPs' expenses, Dispatches delves into the mostly unregulated world of political lobbying. The programme reveals how politicians are offering to help companies and lobby the government for salaries of up to £5,000 a day.
Journalist Antony Barnett leads an undercover investigation which examines:
- How senior politicians are seeking to trade on their Westminster connections to earn money from lucrative positions in the private sector.
- Whether the regulations safeguarding the public interest in this regard are both adequate and effective. They all deny any wrongdoing, but to me, it seems that they admit to lying in the interview for the job, which would appear to be an admission that they attempted to gain a pecuniary advantage by decepti…

Gordon's Brave New World.

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The Prime Minister has previously hailed the potential for the internet to slash the costs of delivering services by reducing paper forms, face-to-face contact with officials, postage, phone calls and building costs.
He is now set to use a speech on Monday to unveil plans to give every voter a unique identifier allowing them to apply for school places, book GP appointments, claim benefits, get a new passport, pay council tax or register a car.  If Gordon does allow an election and his party of illiberal shower of shits lose, he may just begin to appreciate how fucking stupid this and his other wet dreams are. It's going to bite you in the arse Gordon, you and the other morons who feed your dreams of dictatorship. It's getting real tough out here and we won't forget who it was that made it so.
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The Big Mean Green Machine Begins To Teeter

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Every now and again there comes along a scientific study that proves beyond reasonable doubt what you instinctively know to be true: wine is good for you, exercise is dangerous, and self-righteous environmentalists are lying, cheating, thieving degenerates.
I'm exaggerating only a little. Do Green Products Make Us Better People?, a paper in the latest edition of the journal Psychological Science, argues that those who wear what the authors call the "halo of green consumerism" are less likely to be kind to others, and more likely to cheat and steal. Faced with various moral choices – whether to stick to the rules in games, for example, or to pay themselves an appropriate wage – the green participants behaved much worse in the experiments than their conventional counterparts. The short answer to the paper's question, then, is: No. Greens are mean.
The authors, two Canadian psychologists, came up with an intriguing explanation for this. "Virtuous a…

The Whelanist Tendency.

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Eric Pickles, the Tory chairman, published a document claiming that Unite, the union behind the British Airways cabin crew strike, had now established "an unprecedented grip" on Labour.
At a news conference, the Tories sought to present Unite's political director Charlie Whelan – a former spin doctor for Gordon Brown and who is heavily involved in Labour's election campaign – as a particularly sinister figure.

In a speech setting out how dependent the Labour Party is on Unite at the news conferenceMichael Gove spoke about "Charlie Whelan's New Militant Tendency".

Gove said:
He's told us he thinks the strike is deplorable. But actions speak louder than words. Has Gordon Brown told Unite he won't accept any more of their money until they call off this action?
Has Gordon told Unite's general secretaries that he won't accept their efforts on his behalf until they've first guaranteed they won't bring down a great British company?
Has Gord…

Lord Monckton warns of Climate Change Treaty resurrection in Bonn

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Repost fromCorrugated Soundbite Please distribute this widely - copy it as is - or change it as you see  fit, but please get the word out to as many people as possible.
Your freedom and democracy are in imminent peril  for a threat that doesn't exist.
Lord Monckton warns us of the impending Bonn Climate conference - another Copenhagen, but this time, probably more devious in its conception.

Video produced on March 13th, 2010.



Transcript:
This is Christopher Monckton.

They're at it again.

The United Nations, having abjectly failed at Copenhagen in December of 2009 to impose upon the world a totally unnecessary, wickedly expensive, democracy-destroying world government treaty, it has now decided to hold an emergency meeting of states, party to the United Nations Framework Convention in Bonn and there, seven months before the next Cancun round, they're going to try to stitch together a deal to take democracy and freedom and prosperity away, worldwide, forever and, to make themsel…

They Will Only Learn The Hard Way.

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Peers who have claimed hundreds of thousands of pounds for homes they rarely visit will escape prosecution through a House of Lords loophole.
Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, denounced the change, which was made last month. It allows peers to designate as their main home a property they visit no more than once a month — a ruling Mr Starmer said caused him “very real difficulty”.Starmer said:
You could not have a looser definition. It would be nigh on impossible to find a neighbour who could act as a witness and who could say that a peer had not once stayed at a house — short of mounting 24-hour surveillance.
The Crown Prosecution Service announced yesterday that it could not bring criminal charges against Baroness Uddin, a Labour peer who received more than £100,000 in allowances by claiming that her main residence was outside London. Her family home is in Wapping, East London, where she has lived for more than a decade.
Last week, Labour Peer and donor L…

Chris Bryant. Smug Twat.

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Chris Bryant in a speech to Progress:
There's a great irony about the politics of Europe in the UK.

Europe is one of the most important determinants in our national destiny. More than half our trade is with EU countries. Without the EU we can achieve little on climate change, on international crime or on energy security. Within the EU we can ensure our major foreign policy objectives on Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Middle East Peace Process and Russia can flourish.

Yet the moment you enter a debate on Europe you feel as if you are donning an anorak. In fact not an anorak - something far less cool - a cagoule. It's a world where exorbitant language is the order of the day and any old myth will do. Ranged in opposition are the eurosceptics, red, white and blue in tooth and claw, obsessives to a man (and interestingly they are all men), all togged up for the occasion.
You don't get out much do you? Condescending Fucktard.

Playing Catch Up

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EU: Soviet-style Show Trials for Smokers



Germany's popular Das Bild newspaper is reporting that a new 31 page report from the European Union (EU) contains recommendations for draconian anti-smoking measures including "sensationalist prosecutions designed to shock the public."


If this report is true, it means that smokers in Europe will soon be subjected to Soviet-style show trials where justice will take a backseat to propagandizing and scapegoating.

It isn't known at present what is actually written in the 31 page EU document referenced in Das Bild. However, "Velvet Glove, Iron Fist" author Christopher Snowdon found this document  dated November 30, 2009. Item 43 on page 9 reads:

"....many jurisdictions recommend the use of high-profile prosecutions to enhance deterrence. By identifying prominent violators who have actively defied the law or who are well known in the community, by taking firm and swift action and by seeking maximum public awareness of …