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Best Speech from a politician

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Best Speech from a politician

This is one of the best speeches I've heard from a politician for a very long time.  He says what many of us think.
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Good post - pity we couldn't have a similar speech in the UK parliament but we know it would just be interrupted and heckled by the the yah boo antics of the Labour MPs
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Yes excellent speech, interesting quote from his blog:
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The internet has changed politics - changed it utterly and forever. Twenty-four hours ago, I made a three-minute speech in the European Parliament, aimed at Gordon Brown. I tipped off the BBC and some of the newspaper correspondents but, unsurprisingly, they ignored me: I am, after all, simply a backbench MEP.
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I heard that in the first 24 hours the speech had been viewed about 600,000 times.  Quite a figure for an unknown individual.
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Hear hear!
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Not bad - but not the best speech I have seen or heard - including many of Churchill's, Thatcher's, Tony Ben's,
But one of the best is George Galloway attack on the US Senate.
I certainly don't support all these people or what they say but it is good to watch and listen.



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Mis-read it at first and saw t'other Tony, good job I re-read it before posting my reply Grin
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Great speech (returning to OP) a carefully thought out demolition of Brown and his policies.
More power to his elbow, where does he have a constituency? think I might have to move the so I can vote for him next year.
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He's an MEP for the South East of England.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Galloway
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Member of Parliament
for Bethnal Green and Bow
Incumbent
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded by Oona King
Majority 823 (1.9%)
Member of Parliament
for Glasgow Kelvin
In office
1 May 1997 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Constituency Abolished
Majority 7,260 (27.1%)
Member of Parliament
for Glasgow Hillhead
In office
11 June 1987 – 1 May 1997
Preceded by Roy Jenkins
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Majority 4,826 (12.3%)
Born 16 August 1954 (1954-08-16) (age 54)
Dundee, Scotland
Political party Labour (1967-2003)
RESPECT (2004-present)
Residence London, England, UK
Religion Roman Catholic
Website www.georgegalloway.com
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We're talking about Daniel Hannan Pierre not Galloway.  Correct info in my post #8
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it was the way the posts were jumping around, it was only that small couple of letters that went back from Gallway to Hannan that I missed, I was wondering about the MEP reference and exactly what the South East was
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Thank you for telling us where the South East of England is Pierre Wink
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I didn't know it was in the in the middle either  Tongue  Roll eyes
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Mr Hannan has a big constituency.