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Swimfeeders

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General Election 2024
« on: May 23, 2024, 09:31:25 AM »
Hi


Here we are folks, the start of summer and a General Election on 4th July.


A 1000 hours of boring, predictable news to endure, endless talking about it, politicians on both sides telling porkies, making impossible claims and trying to bribe us with our own money.


Alterations to the TV Schedules to make way for hours of pointless, boring programmes, opinion poles and surveys and talks from people we have never heard of.


Whilst all this is going on nobody is running the Country, all far too busy trying to save their jobs, pay, expenses and pensions.


The Civil Service has to go into Purdah, they can't even respond to questions which may affect the Election.


After all this disruption whoever wins will then spend 5 years not doing what they said they would do.


There must be a better way of doing things than this.

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2024, 10:37:00 AM »
I can't stand the thought of all this rubbish shoved down our throats every waking minute until July.


Not one of them,  whatever party they are,  mean a single word they say.   Any of us can stand up there reading from a bit of paper.   


As the saying goes   - Actions speak louder than words.

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2024, 10:42:26 AM »
All the Liars on the doorstep letting their rubbish flow.

Vlad

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2024, 02:54:50 PM »
It doesnít matter one little bit who gets into power, my health and access to healthcare will not improve, my finances will not improve, my taxes will increase, services I pay for will no doubt get worse. Just another bunch of liars in charge. So I shanít encourage them by voting
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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2024, 03:13:19 PM »
To vote or not to vote, that is the question!  (sorry, Will)

Thing is - my conscience tells me I should vote - people died to give me that right and not to use it would be like dancing on their graves - but - who to vote for?

There is not one member of parliament for whom I have any respect, and there is not a 'Leader' among them.

As for taking 'photo evidence' to the poll - one glance at my lovely green/gold Irish Passport and they'd put me on the first plane to Rwanda with the rest of the immigrants.

There is something which they do all have in common - a complete lack of interest in the country which they are supposed to be running and in the people who elected them to office.  Avarice and self aggrandizement would seem to be their only concern.
Carpe diem

Joy B

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2024, 04:10:46 PM »
When are the people responsible for the need to pay compensation for all the wrong doings e.g. Post Office, infected blood etc going to be called upon to surrender all their assets to make a contribution. The ordinary tax payer will be coughing up for the many mistakes. When are all the Trade Unions, professional bodies etc who fight for pay increases going to think about the lowest paid workers who get so much less than their higher paid colleagues. I've no idea who to vote for.

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2024, 05:15:55 PM »
 To vote implies that you give the next bunch a mandate to rule over you for 5 years, whatever they actually decide to do.
...particularly since GB does not have a written constitution to protect the unwashed masses!

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2024, 05:18:21 PM »
One things for sure, I would  not vote Tory, all the time Sunac remains PM, what can a billionare begin to understand what its like  living  in the real world.

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2024, 05:54:37 PM »
Like King Charles
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Akbuk

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2024, 06:49:52 PM »
Seems  to be nailed on for Labour, if that be the case, I just checked the odds for the next Conservative leader.
I canít believe Cameronís name is there.


https://www.oddschecker.com/politics/british-politics/next-conservative-leader
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Artangel5

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2024, 08:09:14 PM »
We keep getting told, if we vote for the Reform party, Labour will get in!


Sometimes, l wonder if itís best to vote for the devil you know... rather than the one you donít know?


Decisions, Decisions, or shall I just stay in bed all day, on 4th July? 

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2024, 08:49:49 PM »
Well I will be voting for Reform purely that I can't vote for the tory party anymore not in its present guise and would never vote Labour, its mainly to honour those that laid down their lives and gave me the right to a vote other wise I wouldn't bother .

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2024, 09:06:39 PM »
Where I live, not voting tends to favour the Tories.
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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2024, 09:14:08 PM »
Candidates don't have to be declared until 7 June!

Akbuk

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Re: General Election 2024
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2024, 09:19:32 PM »
My logic is.
If Labour get in weíre on for five years of ďsupposedlyĒ sorting out the Tory mess (both Parties do it).
Iíll vote Tory BUT Iím more interested whoíll be the next Tory leader, if the Party survives 😂 
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