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  1. Howard

    Trial halted after jurors’ photographed in court

    I love the Japanese tourists scene from Crocodile Dundee.
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    Trial halted after jurors’ photographed in court

    Was it a member of the press or a person linked to the case who did it?
  3. Howard

    Man wins employment tribunal

    There are a number of employers on the island who have an obnoxious attitude towards Isle of Man law. At the same time, there are some very good employers. It's just a shame they are a minority.
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    Isle of Man News and Politics

    I was talking about the new Green Party, John.
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    Isle of Man News and Politics

    Never a truer word was typed on this forum (hyperbole, probably). Liberal Vannin are finished. So is Corrin. They are now an irrelevance. As for Hooper, I do expect he'll go independent, though not after exploiting Liberal Vannin's resources to get him re-elected next time around. A typical below average career politician. Though as things go, above average overall. We'll be seeing him for another couple of decades no doubt.
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    Isle of Man News and Politics

    Hooper is not doing alright either. He is really not doing "alright" here. No doubt he'll be re-elected, yes, but he's a waste of space, as are so many others who are re-elected. Such is the price of this absurd thing we call "democracy" where we actually leave it up to ignorant people to vote who is leader. What we need is a Caesar.
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    Isle of Man News and Politics

    Are you trying to be funny? They may have two members now but they literally only just started up a couple of months ago. They've already achieved more than any other party in such a short frame of time.
  8. Howard

    Horse Trams

    No, they're not.
  9. Howard

    Isle of Man News and Politics

    Liberal Vannin are finished. The Green Party are going to annihilate them in the next general election.
  10. Howard

    Isle of Man News and Politics

    I would too but the younger generation growing up with "smart" phones have the attention span of goldfish.
  11. Howard

    Isle of Man News and Politics

    YouTube or Vimeo to record videos is a good idea too. People have very little patience for reading anymore. Maybe BigClive could give people tips on that.
  12. Howard

    Isle of Man News and Politics

    Even on his group where he has full admin control, most people just ignore his posts and scroll right past them anyway as they're very boring and repetitive. Most people only stop to read if they see it's by someone else, someone normal and it's about something different than the usual, which is maybe a couple of times per week at most. I can't get my head around Twitter. I get the point about how it forces people to be precise, but people with ideas that aren't just a repetition of the usual conventional viewpoints will need more text space. I think a coordinated use of different mediums (e.g. a blog where you can put a more lengthy text) with Twitter as the sharing platform may be an idea, but I personally have very little interest in politics. It's just a suggestion for those who do.
  13. Howard

    Bum slapper has to be nice to all

    I doubt it would be taken as domestic abuse completely in isolation. It would be in the context of other things, part of a pattern of behaviour.
  14. Howard

    Horse Trams

    I think we should get rid of the horse trams. What point do they serve? Just walk or get a bus.
  15. Howard

    Hello World

    What I don't understand is why the original poster said "hello world" and not "hello Isle of Man".