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competent or useless - conservative or socialist

Look at the evidence in the behaviour of socialist and Conservative politicians, for instance Ed Miliband lies for practice and is incompetent.

It is far better to look for evidence of competence, rather than emoting and trying to mind-read over what someone else believes a politician ‘feels’.

It’s like wanting the surgeon who removes your appendix to love you. Whether he’s proficient or useless has become irrelevant.

Socialists are useless, Conservatives are generally effective.

Socialists dishonestly try to sell themselves as caring about you, and the gullible fall for it.
Then they take out your liver and heart instead of your appendix, because they’re inept.
And then they aggravate the error by selling the body parts, because they want money in order to bribe more gullible voters.
Like any corrupt salesman, they don’t have a product, so they sell fake caring to the vulnerable and incapable.

Some Conservatives may be greedy, but they are not incompetent, and most of them don’t belong to a mad cult.

Meanwhile, the tooth fairy isn’t on the voting slip.

Now part of the Socialism and warm feelings page.



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a distinguishing mark of socialism - shortsightedness

It is in no way ‘unfair’ to single out Socialists in particular for being shortsighted. Socialism is short sighted by its core ‘values’.

That there are also other short-sighted politicians is irrelevant.

Socialism invariably ‘promises’ fools jam today without work or responsibility. Because such a large percentage of any population is foolish and uneducated in a society with universal franchise, that puts heavy pressure on all other politicians to lie to the mob.

But only socialists have no sense and no sense of responsibility.

This is a core problem for democracies.

Socialism actively teaches irresponsibility and unrealism. Socialism corrupts everything it touches and dumbs down populations by its central dogmas.

From the campaign for franchise by examination

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who owns the child - swedish style and french style

“Most public nurseries [in Sweden] offer care from around 06:00 to 18:00. But with the numbers of parents working flexible or unconventional hours going up, local councils are increasingly providing more overnight and weekend services.” [Quoted from http://www.bbc.co.uk]

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While in France, they still repair their own cars.

 
Bebe Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting
“Why should you buy this book when technically, the author isn't presenting anything new that wasn't already mentioned in "Bringing Up Bebe"?” [Quoted from amazon.com]

Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman

Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman

Penguin Books, pbk, 2012
304 pp.

ISBN-10: 0143123580
ISBN-13: 978-0143123583

$10.88 [amazon.com]
£8.86 [amazon.co.uk]

Kindle edition
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ASIN: B005I4JG80
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the pope resigns - who to follow?

The last Pope to resign was Pope Gregory XII in 1415.

“For this reason, and well aware of the seriousness of this act, with full freedom I declare that I renounce the ministry of Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter, entrusted to me by the Cardinals on 19 April 2005, in such a way, that as from 28 February 2013, at 20:00 hours, the See of Rome, the See of Saint Peter, will be vacant and a Conclave to elect the new Supreme Pontiff will have to be convoked by those whose competence it is.” [Quoted from guardian.co.uk]

Pope Benedict XVI is a pope with real intelligence, the first since John XXIII. What hope of another with such depth, courage and wisdom?

The dreadful coverage from the BBC shows a complete misunderstanding of the position of Pope. From the BBC you’d think it to be a political appointment, whereas the Pope’s his position is primarily theological/philosophical.

Should we have a black Pope?
Should we have a Latin-American Pope?
Should we have a Pope who bends to popular Leftist fashions?

No, we should have a Pope capable of doing the job!



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google’s reading level gadget exposes british literacy levels

Google reading levels for fossil media
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For comparison, abelard.org has 40% advanced, 50% intermediate, 10% introductory.

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How to find the Google reading ratings of a website

  1. Enter “site:website.name” into a Google search box.
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  2. Click on ‘Search tools’, on the right.
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  3. From the horizontal menu, click on ‘All results’
    Searching Google1

  4. From the drop-down menu, click on ‘Reading levels’
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