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2009-06-04 Britain
Who will put this exhausted, discredited and ridiculous regime out of its misery?
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Posted by Fred 2009-06-04 00:17|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6476 views ]  Top

#1 The British people deserve to be delivered from a regime that has become ridiculous.

What are the alternatives?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2009-06-04 05:17||   2009-06-04 05:17|| Front Page Top

#2 Does anybody here really believe that the legislatures of Australia or the US are any different?
Posted by Aussie Mike 2009-06-04 05:20||   2009-06-04 05:20|| Front Page Top

#3 If theirs is worse than ours they really are in a cockup.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-04 07:50||   2009-06-04 07:50|| Front Page Top

#4 When I saw the headline, at first I thought it was about Obama.
Posted by Mike 2009-06-04 09:53||   2009-06-04 09:53|| Front Page Top

#5 British EU Parliament member Daniel Hannan is the rare politician of any caliber I have seen from across the pond.
Posted by Lumpy Elmoluck5091 2009-06-04 10:46||   2009-06-04 10:46|| Front Page Top

#6 What the UK needs is a total political reform and transformation. Why does a country of say, 60 million need over 600 members of the house when in the US we have over 300 million with only 435 members of the lower house?
Posted by Jack is Back!">Jack is Back!  2009-06-04 10:48||   2009-06-04 10:48|| Front Page Top

#7 Jack,

650 in the House of Commons + 700+ in the House of Lords!

I think about 50 should do.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2009-06-04 11:12||   2009-06-04 11:12|| Front Page Top

#8 I dunno: I'm not sure there's an ideal size for a legislature. Too big a deliberating body and nothing gets deliberated. Too small and the number of people each member represents is too big, which means that you and I lose contact with our representatives (unless we come bearing envelopes of cash).
Posted by James">James  2009-06-04 15:27|| http://idontknowbut.blogspot.com]">[http://idontknowbut.blogspot.com]  2009-06-04 15:27|| Front Page Top

#9 Looks like the wheels have completely fallen off the Labour party now...
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2009-06-04 19:12||   2009-06-04 19:12|| Front Page Top

#10 Military Author Max Hastings wrote this piece:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Hastings

Ouch. Hastings has very good credibility.
Posted by Anonymoose 2009-06-04 19:35||   2009-06-04 19:35|| Front Page Top

#11 I think about 50 should do.

Is that the number that should be shot or hung as an example to the rest or merely the suggested optimum size of the British legislature?
Posted by SteveS 2009-06-04 20:58||   2009-06-04 20:58|| Front Page Top

#12 Are you insisting BP choose between the two, SteveS?

Why can't it be both?
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-06-04 22:35||   2009-06-04 22:35|| Front Page Top

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