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Conservitive cause lost worldwide?

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posted on Apr, 1 2015 @ 08:53 PM
In the UK election thread poster blubblub has posted a picture of Cameron with the script,

Choose poverty
choose austerity
choose zero hour jobs
choose cuts
choose no national health service
choose no welfare
choose tax breaks for the rich
choose no public services...

I was then struck with the thought this describes equally as well our equivalent of the Tories,the Liberal party in Australia,and brief investigations seem to confirm similar policies for the Republicans and Canadian conservatives.Our cause has been taken over by accountants and greedy self serving people who no longer represent their constituents.Checking worldwide the donors are banks,hedge funds and captains of industry some are pure conservatives but most these days throw equal amounts at the other side,meaning this select group now owns both sides of politics.In the last few decades the inequality of wealth has become ridiculous the seven richest Australians are worth our bottom 1.73 million households,in the UK 5 families are worth more than the bottom 20 percent and in the US the wealthiest 400 are worth more than the bottom 50 per cent.I always believed the wealthy spent money and created jobs but no now it seems wealth goes from the bottom 99 percent to the one percentile,not the other way round.The figures confirm the rich are getting richer.

Compassionate conservatism is gone,in my country 13.9 per cent of 15-24 year olds are unemployed and 17.4 per cent are under employed,soon these people will have to wait 6 months for a youth allowance if they are not earning or learning, there are only 8 job vacancies for every 100 of these people,once upon a time the conservative answer would be to create more jobs,but not now -my nations car industry shuts down in 2017,The Government didn't even fight to keep it,iron and steel,shipping,engineering virtually all gone now,most jobs are now part time, for example 65 per cent of new jobs in the US are part time and a great many minimum wage,this is so world wide.There are no good jobs they are now in Beijing,Bangkok or Bangalore.Cameron is also coming for the unemployed youth.

So with less wages theres less tax revenue but we still have to pay for Government excess and mismanagement,the conservative response is coming there are 2 large cookie jars, bank deposits and retirement funds and worldwide noises are being made that indicate both will be raided,in my country I will now have to wait till 70 not 65 to get at my retirement savings,I am losing my tax break on such savings,if I leave the account dormant the Government will confiscate it and the other day was mention of a .05 percent bank deposit tax.They are reducing the pension by now tying it to their manipulated cpi figures not wage increases,in America Mitch Mc Connell has advertised they are coming after social security,medicare and medicaid accounts in my country too the disabled are in Governments sights as well you will be paid on an index of how percentage capable you are of working.

So there you have it world wide the alternative to the liberal socialists is the law of the jungle and survival of the fittest,or richest.It seems the same agendas and policies are being implented worldwide.

Next election Im afraid Im going to have to hold my nose and vote labour or third party not just for the above reasons but also the non-consultative arrogant manner in which business is being done eventually there probably will be the same outcome but this is the only way I can think of delaying it.The truth is as Karl said on Market Ticker today in his final post before his website went dark if your getting screwed whats the difference between 5 or 6 inches.

posted on Apr, 1 2015 @ 09:16 PM
I would change your title to the common mans cause lost world wide.

It doesn't matter who gets 'selected' in an election, we, the common citizen loses.

The illusion of choice is just to keep us distracted from realizing we are screwed the same no matter who is in office.

posted on Apr, 1 2015 @ 09:18 PM
It's not lost. It's just ignored.

Now if we could get people to realize that and stop playing the game.

posted on Apr, 1 2015 @ 09:59 PM
a reply to: khnum

The conservative cause is not lost. They're just busy running Canada into the ground.

posted on Apr, 1 2015 @ 10:51 PM
a reply to: khnum

I say we all just stop going to work or shopping for week.

I bet pay rises and prices drop overnight.

These worthless rich idiots have bilked us enough.

They have plenty.

Time they charge less and pay more.

The average US citizen has less than 1/3 the purchasing power they had in the 50s.

Back then everyone was buying a home or a new car.

Today.... 1/2 rent and fewer buy new cars, we all buy used.

The federal gov and local police have bought mist of the new cars purchased lately.

Regular folks can't afford to.

posted on Apr, 1 2015 @ 11:03 PM
a reply to: johnwick

I have been to the USA twice in my life once during the Reagan presidency and a few months ago,on my first visit there was a powerful vibe to your country people were looking forward to the future,people believed in American exceptionalism there were jobs the middle class was strong and coming from a 'lesser' country one really got the feel you were in a superpower that is what a balanced conservative government can achieve,a few months ago it was completely different that confidence,the weird light or zap doesn't seem to be there now perhaps the most telling thing was Caesers in Vegas in bankruptcy that tells me middle America is either not getting paid or not taking holidays.I walked the Smithsonian museums and reflected on your nations glory days in flight and space,now Buzz Lightyear has a better space program than NASA,now dont get me wrong America is still the worlds 800lb gorilla but something seems to of been lost

posted on Apr, 2 2015 @ 04:42 PM
a reply to: SpongeBeard

Well if he runs the country the way he has run the F35 procurement program Id say his net effect wouldn't be that much.

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