Numbers & Words
First the words.
to inflame and incite
prejudice and deny.
“ a swarm of people.”
“marauding” migrants pose
a threat to our very existence.
Uttered by the great and good.
Great and Good?
But now the numbers that bear no relation to the words.
Where is the labour party stating the obvious?
They just can’t be trusted on immigration.
Or is it they just can’t articulate a human response
that will resound on a deeper level with the British Public.
Is it just not possible?
185, 000 first time asylum seekers in the EU
in the first quarter of the 2015.
Half are Kosovars, Syrians and Afghans.
You can understand why.
Only 4% of those applied to the UK.
It’s not migrants who are the marauders and plunderers
Seumas Milne Guardian - 12/08/2015
Hen Harrier Poems by Colin Simms
reviewed in the Guardian by
Robert Macfarlane 08/08/15
Yet the Grouse Shooting Lobby would like to see a return to this situation except many of those species didn’t survive into the twentieth century in the UK and have actually had to be reintroduced.
One particular lobbying organisation
You forgot the birds
has this on the front page of it’s website all backed up by Sir Ian Botham.
Miles King’s - A new nature blog has this and more to say about the person behind YFTB
The Imperial Measures
36.9 % voted Conservative
63.1% didn’t vote for them
Only 66.1% voted
Thus the Government
of the electorate
But He says
He represents the British People!
11,334,576 votes = 331 seats
9,347,304 votes = 232 seats
6.4% Difference in vote = 100 seats
3,881,099 votes = 1 seat
2,415,862 votes = 8 seats
1,454,862 votes = 56 seats
1,157,613 votes = 1 seat
184,260 = 8 seats
176,232 votes = 4 seats
a bit at odds with
12 Inches = 1 Ft
3 Ft = 1Yard
22 Yards = 1 Chain
10 Chains = 1 Furlong
8 Furlongs = 1 Mile
3 Miles = 1 League
Something gone awry.
It’s just not cricket!
BBC News - Election Results
The Economist - Disproportional Representation
Michael Rosen asked this week.
How the hell did they get away with it?
reminds us how very little has changed
we have been sold down the river
by various business leaders
many of whom appeared in
business leader’s letter
encouraging us to vote Tory
The Banking Standards Board
it’s job to promote
“high standards of behaviour and competence”