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Do politicians make rash decisions in order to make world history??

its strange recently that the world leaders seem to be getting ever more ‘big headed’.

To put things into perspective you can relate back to the days of the Founding Fathers…… Fought for independance, did the right thing, genuine, honest and were real powerful leaders.

Moving through history you get people like lincoln, Churchill, Eisenhower. Great leaders, were well known for there honest motives…….

But recently what the hell is going off.

George W Bush in my opinions couldnt get much worse, but atleast he created a few jobs in America, so along came the saviour, that is Obama…… Dreamy eyed black guy flying the flag for a new america…….
I have never seen such an arrogant, unsympathetic and unempathetic human ever. All he seems to want to do is bomb the living daylights out of others hiding beind the weak mask of drone attacks. Discusting…

Cameron, Blair and Brown were no different, throwing policies and the English heritage and nature out of the the window with their rash views and decisions.

What strikes me is that ive never been to a country or spoke to anyone that wholeheartedly loves their Government. Now with that in mind, dont you think that its time to turn a page, to stop acting like a doormat for ridiculous policies. i often feel extremely patronised when the suppose ‘leaders’ run amock as if us the people are a load of scape goats. Totally out of order….. And especially if there doing all this for some ego trip, or some powerhoused hunger trip. Because at the moment thats certainly looking like the culprit. grrrrr

We all know that Obama, Cameron and Hollande are keen on military action in Syria, but are these reasons a more sinister motive for creating history for themselves.

Are 30 hours a week acceptable for the unemployed to work??

Heard about this legislation that is trying to be put through by the Conservatives and I think it is crazy.

Simply, if you want your unemployment benefit, you need to work voluntarily for 30 hours a week (although this includes going to the job centre etc so lets say you work 28 hours of the week).

Now, I feel that people who are unemployed should do some compulsory volunteering, but 30 hours is steep. I would think 15 hours is more acceptable.

There’s a few things wrong with this:

Say you have to quit your job due to looking after children or due to exhaustion at work, you are then forced straight back to work.

I’m not entirely sure how much you get in unemployment benefit, but I’m pretty sure if you worked 30 hours a week for it, it would be slave labour.

I’m sure I might be ridiculous with this one, but does this mean those who can’t work (for example the disabled) have to work? And will junkies (practically every one of them in my area) claim that they are disabled to avoid work?

This could easily increase unemployment if certain stores (Poundland was one shop that took on these people) take on volunteers and decide that they do not need to take on as many paid staff because they can make it past on volunteers.

I am currently unemployed and in between education, and I can tell you that being unemployed and doing nothing is so boring. I’m assuming that the Tories assume that most people who are unemployed and lazy sods, when the truth is, there is no jobs (well in Scotland anyway).

So what’s your thoughts on this?

The new Scottish independent agenda….

Well there is the possibility that an independent Scotland might get greater oil and gas revenues, but these have declined quite dramatically over the last few years anyway.

Scottish public spending is *very* high, much higher than in the rest of the country, which might suggest that a new Scottish government would need to raise taxes.

An independent Scotland would also find it quite difficult to borrow to fund the massive deficits it would be running right now. Presumably, it wouldn’t have its own currency, either using the pound or the Euro – and, without sovereign monetary policy, it would be vulnerable to self-fulfilling sovereign debt crises just like Ireland or Spain.