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How anyone can vote Tory?

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Stella8686 · 28/11/2019 23:40

After seeing some pro labour and pro conservatives posts recently I am genuinely interested to see what makes someone vote conservative

OTHER THAN

  1. Hard/ quick Brexit
  2. Looking after your own finances
  3. Hatred for Labour/ Corbyn


ABIU to not be able to think of any single other reason to vote conservative?
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RicePuffs · 09/12/2019 20:46

@clavinova, I stand corrected you are right it is 167

However, your argument that because 25% are not from red brick universities, Oxbridge and some are retired the views within are to be disregarded is a non sequitur, as is not all are UK.

Also how do you measure who are leading economists? Lecturers and professors from non red brick universities are not your A level economic teacher from the local college.

The list shows Labour policies are not extreme fringe but are supported by. various economists in our academic institutions. Supported by every economist? Of course not, but there is a movement who do.

Also since the global recession our current system is not working well across many developed countries, economic growth is slow, wages are low. The finance sector is building up a lot of debt again risking another crash. Growing automatiion is going to change our economy too. New ideas are needed and people much brighter and able than me will be engaging with them.

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Stella8686 · 09/12/2019 22:02

It's ok everyone!
I've solved my original problem

I'm going to move 6 miles north and vote SNP!

Free prescriptions
Free hospital parking
Mp's who believe in the best interest of their constituents
Pro EU!

Bye bye England, it's gone to the dogs

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Stella8686 · 09/12/2019 22:04

Boris Johnson knows his party is unpopular

All he can bring to this election is brexit and anti labour/ Corbyn hate!

He's got nothing pedal except brexit

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DdraigGoch · 10/12/2019 02:01

Actually news just in is that several big investment banks think JC government a better bet than a no deal Brexit financially.
@Spinderellacutituponetime
Good job that Johnson has a deal then.

It's ok everyone!
I've solved my original problem
That's nice, dear.
I'm going to move 6 miles north and vote SNP!
Close the door on your way out.
Free prescriptions
Less money for cancer drugs then.
Free hospital parking
Even less money for cancer drugs. The fact that you are less likely to emerge alive from a Scottish hospital is of no concern then?
Mp's who believe in the best interest of their constituents
You think that Brexit would cause disruption? Try severing a centuries old union. The SNP are a single-issue party.
Pro EU!
I never quite understood how rule by Westminster was tyranny yet rule by Brussels wasn't.

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Stooshie8 · 10/12/2019 06:14

The no deal Brexit fear seems to me to be partly about car parts - so eg bmw mini has bits from here there back and forth across the channel.
When, if we bothered to look at long term , wed realise that cars should be on the way out , due to global warming, and we need to develop public transport.
Our Lives really need to change, but the fears are about being able to continue our environmentally unfriendly present setup.

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rhubarbcrumbles · 10/12/2019 07:56

twitter.com/i/status/1204008776656990210

This video is well worth watching, it's a group of children who have made it.

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Stooshie8 · 10/12/2019 10:10

Is it a plug for a Xmas No 1

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Stooshie8 · 10/12/2019 10:12

Sounds like an adult voice to me.

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StarbucksSmarterSister · 10/12/2019 11:44

Good job that Johnson has a deal then.

Except he hasn't. He has a withdrawal agreement. If he wins on Thursday and the WA goes ahead he has one year to do trade deals which normally take a good few years. He's already said he won't extend past next December so the likelihood of No Deal is very high and is, I believe, his ambition.

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mrsbouvier · 10/12/2019 14:36

@Dissimilitude sums it up perfectly

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Tanith · 10/12/2019 18:27

“ Except he hasn't. He has a withdrawal agreement. ”

A withdrawal agreement, moreover, that is inferior to the one he voted against when it was presented by Theresa May.

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StarbucksSmarterSister · 10/12/2019 21:56

Tanith indeed but his fanbase don't seem to know, or care.

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