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channa
22-05-2014, 09:35
I have been and voted. Never heard of the Ann Summers Party but hey ho, they were the only ones who bothered to put a leaflet through my door.:wacko:

Channa

Siimplyloco
22-05-2014, 09:44
I have been and voted. Never heard of the Ann Summers Party but hey ho, they were the only ones who bothered to put a leaflet through my door.:wacko:

Channa

There was a meeting of the Apathy Party last week. It was a great success: nobody turned up!
John

mark61
22-05-2014, 09:47
Election, what election? Nobody tells me anything. ;)

mandrake
22-05-2014, 10:05
ah election ,thats what he means .local Chinese takeaway owner asked me where was prace to go for erection .i said i don't think theirs anywhere in maesteg for that

Tezza
22-05-2014, 15:38
There was a meeting of the Apathy Party last week. It was a great success: nobody turned up!
John
yep...showed my solidarity...didnt turn up didnt care didnt know even know it was on....i should get far in politics...the furtther from the uk the better. My second home in the bahamas and my 78 year old mother on wages as my it specialist. Well as a quite famous politician said....nobody else will do the job...and expenses to be used as i see fit.....how much is a Lear Jet by the way?

Siimplyloco
22-05-2014, 15:55
ah election ,thats what he means .local Chinese takeaway owner asked me where was prace to go for erection .i said i don't think theirs anywhere in maesteg for that

Who remembers Benny Hill in his Chinese outfit saying on TV, somewhat incredulously, "You mean you only have an election ONCE every FIVE years?"!
John

suej
22-05-2014, 16:01
I went to my polling station this morning and cast my vote for what it's worth. The place was empty bar me and 3 polling officials. They had only had 75 people through the doors in 5 hrs.. political apathy is alive and well in my part of the world!

Sue :)

n brown
22-05-2014, 16:20
http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/21-reasons-people-on-twitter-say-theyre-voting-ukip

jonkil
22-05-2014, 17:31
I've had great sport the past few weeks telling the candidates out canvassing in no uncertain terms to go and "F off" in very definite terms and telling them what a shower of bas****'s they are. One particular member of one party thought he would take me on and tried his best.... didn't work as he found himself gathering himself up from the lawn with a good numb jaw after getting a good tight belt across the mouth. Police were called and they were going to get the same treatment if they didn't get to hell of my property too.
No time for any of them, all a crowd of parasitic gob****es living off our back ..... up the revolution I say !
Haven't been to a polling station since I took myself of the electoral registrar 12 years ago, voting only encourages them !

Siimplyloco
22-05-2014, 17:36
http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/21-reasons-people-on-twitter-say-theyre-voting-ukip

I like this one best:

"I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain."

John

Ivory55
22-05-2014, 18:23
I do not think it's apathy about voting, a lot of people see it as picking the person you like the most to ride the gravy train. If there is not one you like no point voting.

Randonneur
22-05-2014, 19:08
I like this one best:

"I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain."

John


Probably more truth in that than people think!!! :scared: :scared:

Great Britain doesn't seem to exist any more, why would we vote to make it worse??

phillybarbour
22-05-2014, 19:23
Been out to vote, like to think we all should but each to his own.

john t
22-05-2014, 19:30
Been out to vote, like to think we all should but each to his own.

Yup, us as well.!

jt

runnach
22-05-2014, 21:05
I popped in to polling station after work this evening, full intention of X in box, not a lot there that deserve my X, so ripped up poll card and left on desk, what a look of dismay, I received!!

Tezza33
22-05-2014, 21:10
I voted, I cannot read or write so a polling card is the only time my signature looks OK

runnach
22-05-2014, 21:44
I guess I was a tad miffed by this evening, trying to get through to one prick today, I wasn't about to vote for another ;)

666jw
23-05-2014, 09:49
I like this one best:

"I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain."

John

Lets hope he owned his own property. I doubt if there are council properties in Spain available to him, unlike the UK, where the streets are paved in gold allegedly. :D

Tbear
24-05-2014, 08:38
I normally vote but this time our candidate was a complete prat. I have a feeling that they new they had no chance of winning so did not field a serious candidate. Not sure about the logic as it gives a vote to UKIP. People may start to think of them as a serious party:)

Richard

jamesmarshall
24-05-2014, 08:51
there was a meeting of the apathy party last week. It was a great success: Nobody turned up!
John

cba

jamesmarshall
24-05-2014, 08:56
I do not think it's apathy about voting, a lot of people see it as picking the person you like the most to ride the gravy train. If there is not one you like no point voting.

Not voting is often a political act. If politicians want a better understanding of what many people feel they simply need to put 'None Of The Above' at the bottom of the ballot paper.

jamesmarshall
24-05-2014, 09:01
I like this one best:

"I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain."

John

Well if you can't beat em, join em.

Ivory55
24-05-2014, 10:38
Perhaps politicians should put some more effort in to understanding why people are not voting.

channa
24-05-2014, 11:09
Not voting is often a political act. If politicians want a better understanding of what many people feel they simply need to put 'None Of The Above' at the bottom of the ballot paper.

Mandatory voting has been muted in some quarters for a while.

If it were compulsory, and there was a "none of the above" box, It would certainly give the politicians awake up call that they are out of touch.

Channa

Ivory55
24-05-2014, 17:52
If voting is made compulsory I would want a bit more back from them. Anybody can be an mp no qualifications needed not even an nvq in tiying your own shoe laces.

channa
24-05-2014, 18:26
If voting is made compulsory I would want a bit more back from them. Anybody can be an mp no qualifications needed not even an nvq in tiying your own shoe laces.

Why would your expectations change, if voting were compulsory?

Channa

Ivory55
24-05-2014, 19:10
At the moment I see an mp as a salesman selling you his ideas, like a second hand car sales man telling you what you want to hear and crap after sales service. If I have to vote the very least they should do is a proper job of it, not just ride the gravy train.


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