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How the politicians have turned to negative campaigning

David Cameron has said today he would require any Prime Minister who was ‘unelected’ to face a General Election within 6 months of taking over.  He is of course referring to the fact that Gordon Brown was an ‘unelected’ Prime Minister.  But I thought we had a Prime Minister not a President. Much as I […]

It is easy to be misunderstood on immigration and it is already clear the politicians are only trying to be ‘politically correct’ and win votes.  I have no such constraints – my approach is purely numeric and the approach nothing but academic.  If we get hung up on the fear of being considered prejudiced we […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? Could we first consider what the fundamentals of a Democracy are?  It is meant to be Government of the people by the people for the people. Our Members of Parliament should work for their constituents and vote as their constituents want. It also requires we all have an equal say.  One […]

With the coming election I notice a big effort to try to get all of us to vote, even to the point where it seems Facebook has joined in by sending reminders to people to register for voting.  Gosh, is that what democracy is coming to. Now I wish to live in a democracy but […]