tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post3414895320418451190..comments2008-10-24T13:57:57.908+01:00Comments on Tory Bear - right-wing political gossip: Edinburgh University Conservatives officially endo...Harry Colehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05099597763862011749noreply@blogger.comBlogger6125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-63195569986097781482008-10-24T00:23:00.000+01:002008-10-24T00:23:00.000+01:00I just think that the priorities of the american r...I just think that the priorities of the american right differ wildly from the priorities of the British right. For a start we don't let ourselves get bogged down in religous dogma (Dories and Leigh not withstanding).<BR/>I'm not saying we don't have some similarities but on many issues our politics are just too different.<BR/><BR/>from my own personal point of view, and I love to labour a point, I would find huge difficulties backing a party which in many ways still bases it's religous views on a literal translation of the Bible.<BR/>I'm not saying there are no right minded people in the republican party, I just think they allow themselves to drowned out by the illiberal, ill-educated, ill-informed and above all fundamentalist "Religious Right".Matthew Haguenoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-45340124640386455322008-10-23T15:05:00.000+01:002008-10-23T15:05:00.000+01:00The Ed Conservatives web-page actually "endoses" t...The Ed Conservatives web-page actually "endoses" the controversial Republican ticket:<BR/>they may need it!!<BR/><BR/> - and am baffled by those who say there is no correlation between parties on either side of the pond,<BR/>because there is still an ideological gulf between the Right and the Left in both systems, one which ought to be driven wider and exploited by a newer generation of conservatives on both sides.<BR/><BR/>Read the excellent(ostensibly pro-Obama) book From Promise to Power by Chicago journalist David Mendell to appreciate how narrow Obama's true motivation is, i.e. a narrow section of the African-American Democratic caucus.<BR/>Too narrow to run a complex society, and the world's most powerful country!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-70501438804665117522008-10-23T13:55:00.000+01:002008-10-23T13:55:00.000+01:00This must come as a great relief to McCain :¬)This must come as a great relief to McCain :¬)Niccolo Machiavellihttps://www.blogger.com/profile/09387648864595329094noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-23172314318561252542008-10-23T00:09:00.000+01:002008-10-23T00:09:00.000+01:00As much as I'd like to support McCain/palin I cann...As much as I'd like to support McCain/palin I cannot, his choice of VP throws his mental balance into serious doubt.<BR/><BR/>Being a Creationist(or Intelligent Designer if you want to be pedantic) shows that this woman is quite simply a ridiculous fool who would be a danger to the world if she had a larger platform.<BR/><BR/>I would also like to point out that I'm not that enamoured with Obama.<BR/><BR/>I would also like to point out of course that there is not a huge correlation between British party politics and American.Matthew Haguenoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-8250929223605165902008-10-22T21:20:00.000+01:002008-10-22T21:20:00.000+01:00well if Boris can get away with it then I doubt an...well if Boris can get away with it then I doubt anyone is going to care about a campus association chairman.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2787283052819380346.post-81018222680087670062008-10-22T21:15:00.000+01:002008-10-22T21:15:00.000+01:00It's the duty of UK political parties to stay publ...It's the duty of UK political parties to stay publically neutral in foreign elections, so we can we with whoever wins! <BR/><BR/>I'm sure many would like to see a McCain victory, but public endoursement isn't a sensible move!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com