Posts tagged ‘election’

July 18, 2015

Labour Leader Maths

by duncanr

those clever chaps over at Huffington Post have revealed the maths behind the search for a new leader for the UK Labour Party

May 11, 2015

My Hero

by duncanr

the owner of a garden centre – unhappy at the outcome of the recent UK General Election – has put up this sign outside his premises

full story here –

May 8, 2015

UK 2015 Election Explained for Non-Brits

by duncanr

the voting is over – now we wait for the results to come in

May 6, 2015

Don’t Be a Fuckin’ Idiot

by duncanr

ballot box120I might have written this myself, but ‘a human being who gives a shit‘ beat me to it

the UK goes to the polls tomorrow to elect a new government

If you have a vote and need some help deciding who to support, this summary of the Tory/LibDem’s record following 5 years in office may be of some assistance –

May 5, 2015

Miliband Eminem Mashup

by duncanr

the UK votes on Thursday to elect a new government

this is an opportunity to shape the future of the UK – to vote for the party whose policies you favour over the alternatives on offer

of course, if you live in England, I would prefer you vote for the Labour party – and if in Scotland, the SNP :lol:

but regardless of your political allegiance, if you have a vote – then bloody use it, ‘cos folk died to get you the right to cast a vote !

April 13, 2015

Conservatives Clear as Mud

by duncanr

come election time, politicians promise voters the earth in exchange for their votes

it is common for opposing parties to scrutinize each other’s promises, ready to attack if those promises have not been properly costed

osborne has a planparties are generally careful then to specify how they propose to raise the money to fund their promises,e.g., a new tax, an increase in an existing tax, making savings by cutting expenditure on certain services

I say ‘generally’ because this time round, the UK conservative party is . . .

April 11, 2015

Where’s the Money Coming From?

by duncanr

jeremy hunt edit

Read all about it here –

March 13, 2013

How the New Pope is Elected

by duncanr

cardinals  in romeFor the past few days, Roman Catholic Cardinals from around the world have been gathering in Rome to elect a new Head of their Church

They have now gone into Conclave – a posh word for a secret meeting behind closed doors – and will remain there (apart from brief trips to the loo, or to the cellars to fetch more wine) until a 2/3rd majority agree on a sucker successor to Pope Benedict

The process by which a new Pope is selected is shrouded in secrecy . . . Until now !

Madhatters managed to infiltrate the Conclave and secretly snap this pic on a cell phone . . .

November 7, 2012

Obama Wins 2nd Term as President

by duncanr

Breaking News !

Barak Obama has been re-elected President of the USA

November 5, 2012

Madhatters President Election Poll

by duncanr

At long f*cken last, americans will finally vote tomorrow to elect the next President of the USA. All the polls indicate it will be a close run race. Bur are Madhatters evenly split between the two candidates? Cast your vote below and let’s see if the madhatters vote mirrors the real thing.

Since this is only a bit of fun, cast your vote even if you do not live in the USA (after all, whatever bugger gets in, their foreign policies are going to affect the rest of us)

Get your own Poll!


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