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  • Labour Party

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  • Conservative Party

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  • Liberal Democrats Party

    0 0%
  • UK Independence Party

    0 0%
  • Green Party

    0 0%
  • Plaid Cymru Party

    0 0%
  • Other Political Party

    0 0%
  • None Of The Above

    0 0%
  • Don't Know : Floating Voter

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  1. #1
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    UK General Election 2010

    It looks like we are headed for a May 6th date, so I want to canvas the opinions of the boards UK contingent.

    No doubt the majority of you have complete political apathy and believe ''THEY'' (the Political Parties) are all the same and it's not worth voting --- well - yes - THEY are all the same; in the sense that THEY are all self-serving, upper middle-classed TWATS, with no sense of how life is in the real world.

    OK, that aside, I feel it's time for a change.
    13 years of this Labour Government is quite enough. Enough betraying the Working Classes and the Unions. Enough lap-dogging of American foreign policy. Enough of having a Prime Minister (Gordon Brown) that we didn't vote into office. Enough of the War on Terror. Enough - enough - enough.

    I'm in no way, shape or form, a Conservative, but, in my opinion, a vote for them is a vote to remove Labour from office.

    13 years of any Government should be ample enough time in which to have made some kind of dent, or in-road, into improving our social sphere. Agree?

    Your thoughts please, fellow Brits.

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    Question

    Ironica, who's the name for the Labour Party this time?




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    We gonna have elections here in October.

    Basically we have the Labour Party with Mrs. Dilma Rousseff and the Social Democrat Party with Mr. Jos Serra. Right now, I'd vote on Mr. Ciro Gomes (Brazilian Socialist Party) since he is IMHO the best option for my country by far. But his chances are near zero and letting the sick mofo Serra becoming the new President does NOT sound like a good idea.
    Bring on the debates here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon Ribeiro View Post
    Ironica, who's the name for the Labour Party this time?
    Well Simon, the Labour Party, or New Labour - as they are often dubbed here, currently has Gordon Brown as it's leader. Labour are the current Government which means that Gordon Brown is the Prime Minister.

    Brown took over from Tony Blair, after Blair agreed to relinquish leadership to Brown back in 2007.

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    So Brown will still be the name for the Labour Party next May, the 6th? I thought that, since he wasn't the original one (like ex Prime Minister Tony Blair), that Party would come with another name... .
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    Iro, how does this involve the EU. I'm so cornfused with what the EU's role is and does it supercede the country's. In our next election I think I'm going to vote for a third party candidate because the 2 majors here in the US suck donkey cock.

    Good luck with chosing somebody "different".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon Ribeiro View Post
    So Brown will still be the name for the Labour Party next May, the 6th? I thought that, since he wasn't the original one (like ex Prime Minister Tony Blair), that Party would come with another name... .
    In our Elections we vote for the Party, Simon.

    However; each Party has it's Leader and that obviously influences our vote. For e.g. I could agree with, say, the Liberal Democrats policies, but think their Leader would make a bad Prime Minister if that Party were elected.

    So, yes, Brown will still be the Prime Minister if Labour are elected on May 6th.

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    i put don't know, because I really have no idea what each of these parties stand for, I wish I did, however I haven't really had any opportunities to learn about british politics, and I don't often go researching them online either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Roth View Post
    Iro, how does this involve the EU. I'm so cornfused with what the EU's role is and does it supercede the country's. In our next election I think I'm going to vote for a third party candidate because the 2 majors here in the US suck donkey cock.

    Good luck with chosing somebody "different".

    Doc
    Hey, Doc.

    It only involves the EU in terms of where the respective Parties stand on EU policies. I would like whoever is elected to hold a referendum on whether the UK should ''get out'' of the EU altogether. The EU isn't working for the UK, as we are widely considered, both at home and on the continent, to be ''Euro Sceptics'' --- TOO BLOODY RIGHT WE ARE!

    I AM NOT A EUROPEAN!
    I AM BRITISH!

    I would overwhelmingly vote YES to leaving the EU.

    We hold separate EU Elections where we vote for UK representatives to ''put forward'', as it were, our case in EU Policies --- these are mainly legislations pertaining to common market issues. The EU has no, as you would say, ''Constitutional Power'' over the Member Countries.

    A strong Third Party is needed here too, Doc. A Party which can clearly define a FOR or AGAINST manifesto. It's currently, and always has been, a 2 Party race between The Conservatives and Labour.

    Historically, The Conservatives were RIGHT of centre and Labour were LEFT of Centre --- now they all seem to be CENTRE of centre.
    A credible DIFFERENCE in the political landscape is lacking, as the ''OTHER PARTIES'' consist of a few tin-pot extremists, such as The Green Party and The BNP (UK Fascists).

    I think, as I pointed to in my first post, that everyone feels completely detached from the political process (both here and in the U.S.), and this surely will effect the ''turn-out'' of voters, come May 6th.

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    Shit, I remember back in the early 80's when Labour were a real Socialist Party and Michael Foot (RIP) was promising Nuclear Disarmament, if elected.

    He lost that one to the Tories (on a wave of Patriotism caused by the Falklands War). Instead of Banning the Bomb, we ended up with that cum guzzling sell-out, Margaret Thatcher (the Iron Lady).

    I also wish one of the Parties were seriously talking about pulling out of Afghanistan and Iraq, but they're not.

    I don't see anything brave in any of the Manifestos.

    God, what a grey cloud politics is, these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IronicA View Post
    Shit, I remember back in the early 80's when Labour were a real Socialist Party and Michael Foot (RIP) was promising Nuclear Disarmament, if elected.

    He lost that one to the Tories (on a wave of Patriotism caused by the Falklands War). Instead of Banning the Bomb, we ended up with that cum guzzling sell-out, Margaret Thatcher (the Iron Lady).

    I also wish one of the Parties were seriously talking about pulling out of Afghanistan and Iraq, but they're not.

    I don't see anything brave in any of the Manifestos.

    God, what a grey cloud politics is, these days.
    I guess this is a world wide phenomenon. Most of the political analysis inside the upcoming Brazilian elections would conclude that the Parties do have the same speech, even though they think they do have different points into economics and social inputs. It is like you would exchange 6 and replace to half dozen. Damn!
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