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The nasty divisiveness of Scottish Unionism

Wee Ginger Dug

The Tories were right. Scottish politics is divisive and nasty. But the problem for the Tories is that it’s them who are the primary source of the divisiveness and nastiness. The thing is that when you spend your entire time screaming at the top of your voice that the normal processes of a healthy democracy are nasty, vile, and divisive, the people who believe you are your own supporters, and that in turn provokes them into nasty, vile, and divisive behaviour. You’ve just brought into being your very own self-fulfilling prophecy, and then you can pat yourself on your smug back about how right you were to complain that Scottish politics are divisive and nasty, because the nastiness of your own supporters is proof in your own eyes of the nastiness of the parties you oppose.

Of course the Tories neither support, condone, or are responsible for the events on…

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The revealing phrases used by Theresa May which show she is lying when she speaks

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Breakdown of votes in Cornish constituencies in 2015 election

Source: Breakdown of votes in Cornish constituencies in 2015 election

Breakdown of votes in Cornish constituencies in 2015 election

Progressive Alliance for Cornwall

please note: the breakdown of votes below carries  a voter health warning: it cannot be used as a predictive tool but it does give some idea of what is possible

Tactical voting and talk of a progressive alliance across the country grows louder and louder by the day, even as  centre-left party leaders repeatedly reject any such proposal. From leafy Surrey – where local Labour have openly challenged their party’s stance  – to Brighton and Hove, Lewes and Eastbourne, South Devon, London, Oxford and further north, a new kind of politics is gathering pace.

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How Theresa May’s preferred US system to replace the NHS featured in the Nixon Watergate scandal

The secret conversation shows clearly that Kaiser’s goal is to make as much profit as possible by providing as little healthcare as possible:

Source: How Theresa May’s preferred US system to replace the NHS featured in the Nixon Watergate scandal

How Theresa May’s preferred US system to replace the NHS featured in the Nixon Watergate scandal

Pride's Purge

Theresa May’s secretive plans to replace the NHS in England with private US healthcare system Kaiser Permanente have been revealed just in time for the election.

Interestingly, Kaiser appears in a transcript of a conversation between disgraced US President Nixon and an adviser on one of the infamous Watergate tapes:

The secret conversation shows clearly that Kaiser’s goal is to make as much profit as possible by providing as little healthcare as possible:

February 17, 1971
5:26 pm – 5:53 pm
Oval Office
Conversation 450-23

John D. Ehrlichman: On the—on the health business—

President Nixon: Yeah.

Ehrlichman: —we have now narrowed down the vice president’s problems on this thing to one issue and that is whether we should include these health maintenance organizations like Edgar Kaiser’s Permanente thing. The vice president just cannot see it. We tried 15 ways from Friday to explain it to him and then help him to…

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General Election 2017, Tory Election Fraud, Brexit and Plaid Cymru

Source: General Election 2017, Tory Election Fraud, Brexit and Plaid Cymru