A brief and blunt discussion about ‘economic competence’ before the general election

Please, if you haven’t made your mind up, or you’re one of the few who are considering voting Conservative. I for one don’t think any less of you voting Conservative but I beg you to reconsider. Just read this, or some of Kittysjones articles. Either though WordPress or on Facebook. Then you maybe inspired and whole new chapter of your life will open. You may see our country, some of our supposedly caretaker MPs. Voted in by us. Voted in to work in our and the country’s best interests. Although, with a little help from billionaire, millionaire media and coperative friends using all the apparatus open to them to keep them in power. Please, once again read the excellent informative articles and decide

Politics and Insights

Image result for people powerThe question asked shouldn’t ever have been how will Labour fund their costed manifesto. We have permitted this expedient Conservative diversion for long enough. It should have been exposed for what it is when George Osborne was rebuked for lying about Labour’s administration and economic management, and David Cameron was rebuked twice for claiming that his government were “paying down the debt“. They have done no such thing, however, and despite a substantial number of official rebukes for telling lies, the Conservatives have remained blatantly conservative with the truth

The real question that matters is this: where is the public’s money that citizens, their parents and grandparents have paid into the Treasury all these years? Why is there nothing to show for it over the past seven years? Why are increasing numbers of citizens of every age experiencing hardship and distress

This is a despicable way…

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May could face loss of seat over #Abbott comment electoral breach #GE17 #BBCQT

The SKWAWKBOX

As the SKWAWKBOX reported on Sunday, Theresa May has been reported to police over false claims she made during Friday’s BBC Question Time special about Diane Abbott and police DNA records.

May told the studio audience and millions of viewers around the country that Abbott had advocated the removal of the DNA samples of ‘criminals and terrorists’ from police databases – an accusation that is completely untrue.

bbc qt croppedTheresa May during last Friday’s BBC Question Time special

Making false statements about a candidate’s ‘character or conduct’ during an election campaign is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

Paul Cardin of the Wirral in it Together blog reported the matter initially to the Metropolitan Police, as May is based in Downing Street, but the Met has advised that the matter needs to be investigated by North Yorkshire Police (NYP), because the programme was…

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David Dimbleby says Jeremy Corbyn is treated unfairly by a biased right wing press

“He said: “My own prediction is that, contrary to the scepticism and lazy pessimism of the newspapers and the British media, it’s going to be a really fascinating night, and it will drive home some messages about our political system and the political appeal of different parties that no amount of polling or reading the papers will tell us.”

Source: David Dimbleby says Jeremy Corbyn is treated unfairly by a biased right wing press

Conservatism in a nutshell

Politics and Insights

Image result for Theresa May poor wages It’s not enough to challenge Tory ideology. We also have to defeat the “drum beat”. We have to defeat the Tory propaganda machine that persuades and lulls people with slogans, empty glittering generalities and glib catch-phrases.

You’ve heard those slogans – “less government”, “personal responsibility”, “hard-working families”, “making work pay” and lots of flag waving. These are shorthand for an entire world-view. But ever such a shabby, ruthless and paltry one.

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The clue is in the name: the word “Tory” derives from the Middle Irish word tóraidhe, which means outlaw, robber or brigand, from the Irish word tóir, meaning “pursuit”, since outlaws were “pursued men”. It was originally used to refer to an Irish outlaw and later applied to Confederates or Royalists in arms. The term was originally one of abuse.

The Torieslive by plunder. They steal your taxes, your public services, your state provision and your labour, in…

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