I decided on the 10th of September, twelve days before my 47th Birthday, that I’d like to be an MP.
The thing is, I’m a punk, I’m neither a Labour man nor a Conservative. And the Liberal Democrats have been shown to be a traitor to there own policies; so they are out. I don’t have faith in the fringe parties – neither Greens nor UKIP. And the fanatics don’t interest me in the slightest (BNP, SNP, etc).
Reblogged from i-politics & i-thorts:
Once they get to grips with it not being about mico-party-political broadcasts, then they might get somewhere. But with only a handful of MPs sharing the nouce or having the gumption to use social media properly, it makes the Social Media political party very threatening to the big three.
A new British political party launched yesterday: The Social Media Party. “A cross-party party” designed to appeal to members from the full political spectrum.
generic multi-axis political spectrum chart (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
We believe in a state that allows individuals to take part in the decision-making process that affects their lives, to contribute fully to that society (and their own communities) to attain these ideals. United by a common belief in respect, equality, education, and social justice.
–The (British) Social Media Party’s mission statement claims.
instant thorts: Age of Concern.
Age of Consent or Age of Concern?
Back on 22 August (2012), I wrote a post about the age of consent. I explained that my almost sixteen-year-old had told she’d read across Google that the age of consent was being dropped to 14. I quickly ‘Googled it’ and found all sorts of info. Some good, some not so good. It didn’t take me long to find a reliable source: On February 16th of 2007 the Telegraph ran this headline: