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    Post  higurashihougi Tue May 21, 2024 12:28 pm

    Comment from a netizen: USA politicians are uneducated thugs who do not know even the very basic of politeness and normal manners.

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    Post  flamming_python Wed May 22, 2024 12:57 pm

    Never let an opportunity go to waste, as they say dunno

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    Post  flamming_python Thu May 23, 2024 1:52 am

    higurashihougi wrote:Comment from a netizen: USA politicians are uneducated thugs who do not know even the very basic of politeness and normal manners.

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    Stay classy America

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    Post  GarryB Thu May 23, 2024 5:00 am

    Just the owned stock giving rich American jews value for money... I agree with George Carlin... I think US politicians should be like Nascar drivers and be required to wear the names of all their sponsors on everything they wear to work... it would make many of the strange voting habits become more obvious...

    Openness and transparency... is for others...

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    Post  Kiko Thu May 23, 2024 10:56 pm

    It is a strategic mistake in outwardly placing UK Labour on the same level of Russophobic aggressive impetus as Tories.

    The British Prime Minister has brought forward the date of his defeat, by Andrey Rezchikov for VZGLYAD. 05.23.2024.

    The unexpected trick of calling early elections will work against Rishi Sunak.

    The date for early parliamentary elections in Britain announced by Rishi Sunak turned out to be an unpleasant surprise even for his fellow party members. Observers predict that these elections will be historic and will lead to the defeat of the conservatives. Labor has a chance of winning a parliamentary majority after 14 years in opposition. What awaits Britain after Sunak and how will these elections affect relations between Moscow and London?

    Early parliamentary elections scheduled for July 4, as announced the day before by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, caused a strong reaction in the Western press. Sunak's request was granted by King Charles III, who has the role of dissolving parliament. "Now is the time for the UK to choose our future - to decide whether we want to build on the progress we've made or risk finding ourselves back at the beginning, with no plan, no clarity," Sunak said.

    The main question that observers are trying to answer concerns the date of the elections. According to the law, elections should have been held no later than January 2025. And almost no one doubts that as a result the Conservative Party will be overthrown after 14 years in power.

    As CNN notes , opinion poll data is not in favor of the Conservative Party. But the Labor Party starts the campaign with a lead of about 20 points. When translated into parliamentary seats, these figures point to either a comfortable Labor victory or a potential Conservative electoral defeat.

    According to a columnist for The Guardian newspaper, holding elections in the fall would give the government as much time as possible to change the situation. The calculation by Sunak's ministers appears to be "that events in Ukraine or the Middle East could trigger a new global shock and undermine the government's claims of economic recovery."

    Sunak's party is likely to put the fight against illegal migration at the center of its election campaign, CNN predicts, but Labor will criticize the government's efforts to control prices, the state of the health care system and scandals that have damaged the Tories' reputation among large parts of British voters.

    Experts interviewed by CNBC agreed that the election date shocked many conservatives who thought the vote would take place closer to the November US presidential election. Labor will now focus on criticizing the Conservatives' 14-year legacy. The election promises to be historic because it will be devastating for Sunak. The Labor Party has a chance of winning a parliamentary majority.

    “The main complaints against the Conservatives are that the situation in the UK as a whole is very difficult. There is not a complete collapse, but if you look at all spheres of life, there are problems and quite significant crises everywhere,” notes political scientist Malek Dudakov.

    The economy, which collapsed during the pandemic, has still not fully recovered and is showing weak growth. Inflation peaked in October 2022 and was then more than 11%. The economy fell into recession in the second half of last year before posting 0.6% growth in the first quarter of this year.

    “In terms of the size of its GDP, Britain still cannot reach the pre-crisis level of 2019. Real incomes of the population are at the level of 15 years ago and do not keep up with inflation,” the interlocutor noted.

    There is a serious crisis in the housing market; high prices prevent many Britons from purchasing property. “An equally serious crisis in medicine is due to the shortage of doctors. Queues to see specialized doctors in public clinics reach 20-30 weeks, that is, people wait for an appointment for six months,” the expert noted. Problems with migration are also not being resolved; about a million people come to the country every year, the political scientist adds, which aggravates the problems with the load on the social system.

    “The Conservatives have no real success. If you look at their promises after coming to power in 2010, there are only failures in all areas. They promised to reduce the national debt, but it grew and reached 100% of GDP. The crime situation is only getting worse,” Dudakov continued. – General fatigue with conservatives has led to very low ratings of the current government. Therefore, Sunak will not be able to achieve success with his election date trick, the gap behind Labor is about 20 points. It will not be possible to improve the situation in six weeks of the election campaign.”

    “Society has a contract with the authorities. It lies in the fact that the government should not worsen the financial situation of voters. But in fact, it has deteriorated greatly, voters will definitely look for someone to blame and present him with a bill,” notes Vladimir Bruter, an expert at the International Institute for Humanitarian and Political Studies.

    “Labour will also have nothing to offer voters, except for a return to normality, as it were, so they promise to establish very close relations with the European Union. Britain needs restructuring, and Labor has a certain mandate for this, but they don’t want to do it for various reasons,” the expert emphasized.

    The main intrigue of the upcoming elections is how devastating the Labor victory will be. At the same time, one should not expect a different position from them on the Ukrainian conflict, Dudakov warns. “The leader of the Labor Party, Keir Starmer, recently traveled to the Baltics, where he promoted a militaristic agenda. “Shadow” British Labor Foreign Minister David Lammy and a number of his colleagues traveled to Ukraine and promised to supply weapons,” the political scientist recalled. Bruter also agreed that Labor would not restore relations with Russia.

    https://vz.ru/world/2024/5/23/1269628.html

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