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Henry Mayhew
Holland Park, London
Interests: inventions, islam, everything and nothing. arabia, the bullingdon club, that sort of thing.
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You have put your finger on a real weakness in this survey. In fact, as you point out, it is useless.
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Thanks for allowing that one ConHomeBosses. I ought to add that being in favour of monitoring the activities of Conservative Friends of 'Israel' doesn't make one 'anti-semitic'.
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Well let's see what you look like then.
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:) I'm just highlighting the unhappiness that our culture of divorce can bring to women. Is polygamy worse for women? I am not sure and I am not advocating it :) Of course, the main issue here should be to avoid governmental or taxpayer involvement in non Judeo-Christian set-ups.
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and you shave regularly too.
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Since I'm the only person in favour of bringing back the hereditaries let's knock this Lords business on the head. Let's replace it with Citizen. "And now, Citizen Smith of Tooting, you have the floor for five minutes".
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I *really* don't like the censorship of this site either but was not banned for breaking the rules last night. Perhaps you might give it another chance, especially since the bosses have approved your post.
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The immigration of chador-wearing muslim women focused on producing large families is not a false threat. It is rapidly impacting on local communities and the taxpayer both socially and financially. Taking public and private debt together, Britain is already the most indebted advanced economy in the world. Discussing politics on a political blog is essential to democracy. Your demand that debate be shut down is a socialist ploy that, I hope, will no longer be tolerated by the British people. If you were more of a democrat you would realise that open debate is the best way to expose error. Corrosive and invidious eh? What about inappropriate or 'racist'? Why didn't you tell us that 'the latest research' shows that you are right? I could have written your censorship by the numbers in my sleep. Finally: Why don't you shave and try to get a job in the private sector? You might learn something useful.
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Perhaps there are some women who would prefer to stay married when their husband feels he deserves a younger companion.
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ConHome gold! Though I'm septic we can afford to lose Tim. As to your latter point, do you refer to Osbprn, Ozzy Osbourne or Osborn? I think we should be told. Should he resign? Oh yes.
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Many people are still not quite clear that the country is on the edge of the precipice. UKIP will just split freedom-lovers at this critical time weakening the possibility of good government. All must work within the Cameron Conservatives to make a contribution, even after AV. Also, the CCs are doing a good job.
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It's rather a long way to Italy by boat. Greece, which is tremendously closer, is not a sensible choice at the moment and doesn't have a Schengen border with the EU. Cyprus wouldn't get you into continental Europe either. I'd rather drive through Jordan and Syria into Turkey then hitch up through Bulgaria. Why would I suggest that route? Oh yes, I've done it myself. Much easier to control than boatloads, as you would get from somewhere like Libya.
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We're magnificently ignorant of Islam and the Middle East in this country. Our leaders know a tremendous amount about bongs, ladyboys and Vilebrequin trunks but that's about as far as their hot-country experience goes. There is nothing to fear in Egypt. Even if nasty religious anti-New York Zionist types do get into government there they might do a good job. If they don't, we're not bothered as Egypt is too far from Europe for refugee boats and doesn't sell us any oil. Party on.
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Typical securocrat tosh. We've lost most of our culture and community in this country, so what is there for young immigrants to believe in? We love to bomb muslim countries. We support New York and Russian Zionists stealing muslim land. We over-tax and over-control honest endeavour driving young people into the black economy.
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Every punter we kill brings possible collateral damage and a general affront to the locals. We can't win like this and shouldn't kill for fun. Warlords do it cheaper.
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Christians killing muslims to control the ummah makes no sense. If we just paid warlords we would have no probs.
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Perfect response.
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The food the 'wise men' would have to eat to power their bikes across the middle east is much less green than taking the train.
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Wonderful ConHome debate.
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Eh, what's a smart bulb in a chandelier? I mean, have you been plagued by untidy ones?
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I'm a land owner looking to build a few hundred houses and other facilities in the suburbs of a wonderful English city. I can assure the writer that the current system is not liked by many, certainly not 'powerful vested interests' (and no, I am not Jewish). However, the government's current plans are causing yet more uncertainty and constipation. What he has right is that the planning system is not properly enforceable. Local residents are told a development will offer various facilities that are often not actually built. Development plans have to change constantly as the bureaucrats change their minds, adding cost, giving landowners legal get-outs from previous agreements and reducing the number of facilities that will be built. What is eventually delivered after years of protests by middle class people is cul de sacs of rabbit hutches that you need a car to get out of. We have to find a way to take cost and delay out of the planning system. I have been talking to my council about my site for 20 years so far. Not a single house or facility has been built. My cost is already in the hundreds of thousands just to do the political paperwork and have meetings and will be in the millions to achieve planning permission. This is a great topic for ConHome to highlight and the writer is completely correct that, like middle class childlessness, mortgage costs are critical to people's happiness but are not discussed by the Beeb and others for fear of offending nimbys who listen to Radio 4, live in low density bungalows and vote Limp Dim.
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British universities have not believed in free speech or liberalism for at least 30 years. Back in the day (1985) my dump, Bristol University, permitted students to telephone professor John Vincent in the middle of the night to protest against his writing for the Sun. They broke up his lectures too. I did a one man demo outside Senate House with a placard saying 'No uni wimp-out, expel the vandals now!' but got nowhere. I didn't bother going to my 'graduation' ceremony. Now I come to think of it, Bristol Uni and ConHome share very similar approaches to free speech so I'm pleased they allowed this article to be published.
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2010 on Graduates of life at ConservativeHome's Platform
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There's nothing wrong with what he says. It will be positive for Unite to offer an alternative proposition. Roonery doesn't turn me on either. Go for it Mr McCluskey. I look forward to your proposals and willingness to engage in intellectual debate. There is nothing wrong with your demo either. This article is typical ConHome bias against the uncouth.
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Fully support Taiwan. Must go there on holiday/business. Excellent article. Thank you.
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Good old Cam.
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