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Conand
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
A Conservative activist and supporter of the Liberal-Conservative Coalition Government
Interests: Guitar, Sailing, History, Politics (you couldn't have guessed), being nice to Lib Dems and Authoritarian Rightists.
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I am sure there was a time when he would have relished the idea of demolishing the Westminster Terraced Palace. That was of course prior to a change in John's bread buttering arrangements.
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No it hasn't.
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Note to Editors: Surely you mean Ed jong-Mil does '[Not] look prime ministerial'?
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2011 on 2/100: David Cameron #TheRight100 at The Right List
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Well done to Ronda and everybody who helped in Southmead. 3rd to 2nd is a good result.
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I agree. This post makes me proud of our Conservative backbenchers and our Prime Minister.
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I don't entirely understand Bernard Jenkin's first point, it appears to be phrased in a rather confusing way. I think that if one followed the logic of his argument it would lead to an a priori assumption that the USSR was still in existence. Bernard Jenkin says, the defence industry is a "highly competitive part of our engineering industry." Then why wreck it by subsidizing it? This question is continuously asked by Douglas Carswell MP. [Note to ConHome: A debate between Carswell & Jenkin on these issues would be very interesting indeed.] Bernard Jenkin's point about deterrents seems rather false. US Militarily spending did not deter the Taliban from capturing large parts of Afghanistan, it did not deter Saddam from brutalising the people of Iraq. The military power of NATO combined with diplomatic detent did not deter Gaddafi from running Libya into the ground and it did not deter his goons from burying people alive. Even when push came to shove it did not deter Gaddafi from conducting an armoured assault on Benghazi. Hamas don't seem to be very deterred by Israeli defence spending or indeed by Israel's unique position in the developed world of being a largely militarized society (by which I mean their having a large proportion of the population retained as reservist military personnel). "The sinews of war are infinite money" - M Tullius Cicero Labour took this to mean "Let the MOD get completely out of control." Liam Fox is trying to spend within defence budget. As things stand the size of the defence budget is only tangentally related to defence spending. This tangental relationship is NOT a good thing for UK security or for HM Armed Forces.
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I noted the other day that Germany's defence cut is twice as large as ours. This is never mentioned when defence cuts are discussed on TV.
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If the taxpayer is the consumer then the end product is combat aircraft. Harry's point stands.
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11. People should double check their spelling when presenting a formal request to the Government.
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That's a cheap shot. Zoom out a bit...look roads! Cold war airfields tend to have roads going to them, that is the case here.
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I'm against the death penalty and I hope that any Labour MP speaking in support of it sounds as stupid and opportunist as the people you quote.
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So Putin is definitely worth a punt in the election?
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Number of these platorms controlled by: A: The BBC = 17 B: BSkyB = 2
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Anybody else notice the text summary from the BBC? "the UK economy slowed..the Chancellor welcomes the news" If we click on 'Terms' we see: "The embedding of BBC content is not a BBC endorsement of your website" Fair enough, as long as the BBC understand that the embedding of BBC content is not an endorsement of the BBC.
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Will he now ensure more shouting? Or will he ignore public opinion?
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The BBC won't report it at all.
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"Should the Speaker name ....Members who behave in this way?" Yes, but he also behaves appalling badly. Ref: The "You're not ... royalty Mr Speaker" incident.
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Exactly. Of course the left don't mind if the faith being promoted is (Non-Democratic) Socialism.
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An excellent speech. Shailesh Vara MP (Assistant Whip) is also a Ugandan Asian. It looks like we've found something good that Ted Heath did!
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No Ed you can't relate to other people's lives. You had a privileged communist upbringing wherein you were entirely insulated from reality.
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This was a genuine mistake by Newsnight. A genuinely appalling mistake which they should apologise for on tonight's programme. We know the BBC is biased but they could at least try and pretend that they are vaguely competent.
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"But your own Government department doesn't do it?" Gavin Esler then said
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You iz like well oppressing me wiv yer reinforcement of patriarchal and bourgeois hegemonic power fru our very modes ov communication INNIT!
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Giving in to Socialist demands that Police powers be increased to deal with Socialist rioters is a complete and utter nightmare. This is a trap and not what I campaigned for at the General Election. Please don't do this.
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Snarky? It is a rebuttal of the malignant nonsense that the opposition are pimping. I think you'll find that the economy is quite a politicized subject already, unlike the disaster in Japan. Osborne was pointing out that The Great Coalition Government's cuts next month are less than the pathetic party have scheduled in the Darling plan.
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