From: ChelseaTractorMan on
On 7 May 2010 11:59:56 GMT, Adrian <toomany2cvs(a)> wrote:

>I'm not attempting to do so. Quite the opposite, in fact. I'm actually
>pointing out that your claims to link national success to voting system
>fail miserably.

I have made no such claims.
Mike. .. .
Gone beyond the ultimate driving machine.
From: ChelseaTractorMan on
On 7 May 2010 12:14:25 GMT, Adrian <toomany2cvs(a)> wrote:

>You really think that if Labour had won a majority, they'd give the
>slightest toss about it?

of course they wouldn't.
Mike. .. .
Gone beyond the ultimate driving machine.
From: JNugent on
Halmyre wrote:

> Oh no, that's all we need - the cycling vegan nutters have got a foot
> in the door.

The consituency - Brighton Kemptown - has been socially-engineered for
trendiness and faddiness over the past decade or two.

Let's start worrying when the nutters start to get elected in inner
Liverpool, suburban Hertfordshire or rural Norfolk.
From: Adrian on
boltar2003(a) gurgled happily, sounding much like they were

> Oh well thats ok. As long as we reduce formerly working families down to
> the poverty line and force them onto benefits thats good is it?

Oh, sorry - I didn't realise we were talking about people who could only
cling onto a job through the lack of anybody vaguely competent being
about, rather than through their merits.

> My local enviroment is part of my life unless I was to never go out the
> house.

Yes, but I fail to see what that has to do with the price of fish, unless
you just have some kind of psychological issue with _seeing people who
weren't born here_?

> And yes, britain turning into a cut price united nations is a problem
> for me.

Oh. You do. You ought to seek help.

> What is so wrong with wanting britain to remain british?

Whatever that might mean. It's still a damp lump of rock off the north
coast of France. I don't think that's changing in a hurry.

Or perhaps you also bemoan the availability of new fangled gadgetry like
television that's broadcast for more than about twelve hours a day on
more than three channels simultaneously? Make your mind up. Do you want
stasis or not? And what was so wrong with rationing, anyway? Bananas just
aren't necessary, dammit.
From: ChelseaTractorMan on
On Fri, 7 May 2010 12:15:49 +0000 (UTC), boltar2003(a)

>>Mmm. Because so many Brits who move abroad are fluent in the language of
>>the country they choose to move to, aren't they?
>A lot are. Yeah theres a load of bone idle ex-pats/cons on the costa brava
>who expect england-on-sea but they're not exactly running into the millions.

there are quite a few but I do not see how two wrongs make a right.
Mike. .. .
Gone beyond the ultimate driving machine.