Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Dominic » Wed May 15, 2019 1:01 pm

So I can read them.
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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Jim B » Wed May 15, 2019 4:35 pm

This is an article relating to Remain being fined though at least where the money came from is transparent unlike Leave where large amounts of money are untraceable and includes a lot of subterfuge and misleading information.

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/fo ... m-expenses

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Jimgward » Wed May 15, 2019 8:27 pm

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Wed May 15, 2019 12:00 pm
Jim

I quite agree with you that two wrongs don't make a right, but I do find it strange that links to articles which only criticise the leave side are posted, as if the remain side are totally innocent of wrong doing, Electoral Commission or not, members of remain have been fined. It's easy enough to 'Google'.

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I don’t think it bears comparison. Also, many have asked for the positive reasons for leaving the EU and nothing. Also, what negatives existed relating to membership previously?

I’d dearly love to know what I have to look forward to ...

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Firefly » Thu May 16, 2019 1:39 pm

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You can always use 'Google'. That said, because I have never posted a link, I don't know how to, secondly I have too much going on in my life right now to be bothered if I did know, and thirdly, I don't believe in wasting my time doing things that posters are quite capable of doing for themselves.

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I do think it bears comparison, One is either honest or dishonest, end of for me.

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Jimgward » Thu May 16, 2019 2:32 pm

Jackie, that’s your opinion, which is fine, but I think most would regard severity as appropriate to compare. A bit like, does petty theft from a shop bear comparison to housebreaking and assault in someone’s home.

There's much that should be investigated regarding Russian money and influence and it’s telling it isn’t being. Look at Irish newspapers, who cannot understand why it isn’t.

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Dominic » Thu May 16, 2019 2:40 pm

Firefly wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 1:39 pm
Dominic

You can always use 'Google'. That said, because I have never posted a link, I don't know how to, secondly I have too much going on in my life right now to be bothered if I did know, and thirdly, I don't believe in wasting my time doing things that posters are quite capable of doing for themselves.

Jim GW

I do think it bears comparison, One is either honest or dishonest, end of for me.

Jackie
Well there's the answer to the question: "why aren't links posted about remain fines?" which you posted earlier. You can't be arsed to post them.
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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Firefly » Thu May 16, 2019 5:58 pm

Can't be arsed ! Thank you for your polite, gentlemanly comment.

As it happens my husband is seriously ill in hospital at present, however, I do like to 'converse' with posters on PL during my periods at home, to take my mind off my problems, if that offends, I certainly do not apologise for it !
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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Happy in Cyprus » Thu May 16, 2019 6:40 pm

Jackie, so sorry to hear about your husband, I'm sure all of us hope he'll be on the road to recovery soon.

It's actually very quick and easy to capture a link. I'm going to tell you how I do it on my Mac...and I just hope the same technique applies to PCs.

When you are reading an article which you wish to link, take the mouse cursor to the browser window at the top of the computer screen. If I left-click the mouse on the link in this window it becomes highlighted. If I then right-click, I am given the option to Cut, Copy or Paste. If you click 'Copy', hey presto you have captured the link you want...and can then post it on a Paphos Life thread, or anywhere else.

Hope this helps, try it when you have a moment.

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Firefly » Thu May 16, 2019 6:55 pm

Lloyd

Thank you for your kind words, and many thanks for the information re. links. I'll give it a try soon.

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Jim B » Thu May 16, 2019 7:19 pm

Hello Jackie

I wish your husband a speedy recovery, at the end of the day family is all important. We may agree or disagree on things but they pale into insignificance when our loved ones are seriously Ill.

Jim

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Dominic » Fri May 17, 2019 12:08 am

Firefly wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Can't be arsed ! Thank you for your polite, gentlemanly comment.

As it happens my husband is seriously ill in hospital at present, however, I do like to 'converse' with posters on PL during my periods at home, to take my mind off my problems, if that offends, I certainly do not apologise for it !
I wasn't offended, don't worry. :)

But much more importantly than that, I echo Lloyd and Jim's wishes that your husband make a speedy recovery. Hope he gets well soon. :)
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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by The Aquila » Mon May 27, 2019 1:39 pm

It would appear that the joe public across the EU isn’t too enamored with the club anymore....I was talking to Dutch friend and German work associate recently and have both said they wished their countries would have a referendum on leaving as they were both sure “leave” would be a winners.

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Firefly » Mon May 27, 2019 1:51 pm

Well we voted this week, and if the government hasn't got the message by now, they never will. I still say I won't live to see it, too many pigs with their snouts in the trough.
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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by Devil » Mon May 27, 2019 1:55 pm

Firefly wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 1:51 pm
Well we voted this week, and if the government hasn't got the message by now, they never will. I still say I won't live to see it, too many pigs with their snouts in the trough.
Well, thank God 1) the infamous Eleni was not reelected and 2) a TC was elected for the first time!

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Re: Tactical Voting in the EU Elections

Post by lionelcyprus » Mon May 27, 2019 4:49 pm

Devil wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 1:55 pm
Well, thank God 1) the infamous Eleni was not reelected and 2) a TC was elected for the first time!
2) is a bit of a surprise, but good for the future, I hope. Pity all elected are men.
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