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Current Debate - Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

(+) Tastes nice (-) We are all hypocrites (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2013)

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Is the next election lost for the Labour Party?

(+) Brown could win (-) Torys could win (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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Is breast always best?

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Current Debate - Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

(+) It could deter some people from over indulging (-) It will cost me more money! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2012)

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Current Debate - Memories of Bonfire Night

Memories of Bonfire Night

(+) pretty colours, good memories (-) loud, scary, people forget the true meaning (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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Current Debate - Shop-till-you-drop in the January sales?

Shop-till-you-drop in the January sales?

(+) You can get bargains (-) You can buy things that really you do not need so not a bargain in fact (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2012)

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Current Debate - Do Brtis work too many hours in the week?

Do Brtis work too many hours in the week?

(+) We will work hard is we have a job (-) The underclass is exploding (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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What's the relationship between class and media?

(+) Titillating reading; great gossip. (-) Ruined lives; innocent accused proven guilty based on false, media-generated impressions. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Grammar Schools

(+) High standards, excellent results. (-) Doesn't suit everyone. Only academic subjects usually offered. Limited places in some areas. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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Current Debate - Syria - Should the West Act?

Syria - Should the West Act?

(+) Oil (-) Oil (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2013)

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Is organic food good for you?

(+) Pushes up supermarket profits (-) Farmers markets (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Thoughts on US Presidents - George W. Bush

(+) You get to tell the interest-conflicted U.N. and the impossibly corrupt Kofi Annan to piss-off (-) Nobody but Tony laughs at your Saddam Hussein jokes with you (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

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Current Debate - Meat in general

Meat in general

(+) Cheap (-) Full of horse shoes (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2013)

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Should Cyclists have to pass a test and have compulsory insurance?

(+) Safer roads and less deaths (-) Less people will use bikes? (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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is there a fix to the Israel/Palestine conflict?

(+) Sell arms and hate (-) Honest debate isnt possible (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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Should Freedom of Speech Be Limited?

(+) Its values are heart-felt - but way off the radar (-) Many have suffered - many will suffer (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Top Ten Quiz Shows!

(+) Those were the days (-) Those were the days (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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When is Civil Disobedience Justified?

(+) Sometimes we may be morally required to break immoral laws (-) Doing so may have bad effects, and it's hard to judge when (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Current Debate - UK Education System

UK Education System

(+) Teaching is 75% "Inspiration" 25% "Information". (-) Many teachers think the percentages are the other way round (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2010)

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Current Debate - The Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games

(+) 27% more medals for England! (-) Grubby country (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Current Debate - How relevant is the age of consent in modern Britain?

How relevant is the age of consent in modern Britain?

(+) Relative certainty for everyone, protects most minors and adults, avoids demeaning judgements. (-) Fails to recognise individual variability - too high for some and too low for others. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Current Debate - The Weather

The Weather

(+) Suns out (-) Rain coming (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2011)

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Camera Phones: New peeping Toms?

(+) capture those happy memories (-) theft, pornography, and paedophilia (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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What are your thoughts on the new doorman registering system will it work?

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Has the entertainment industry run out of original ideas?

(+) we all need to write our ideas down (-) not everyone makes it (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Current Debate - Is one a prime number?

Is one a prime number?

(+) N/A (-) N/A (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2006)

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What's Right or Wrong with Democracy?

(+) Err... (-) Low turnout, faults with FPTP (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Bonfire Night - Splendid celebration or public nuisance?

(+) Fireworks Night (-) Fireworks Month (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2008)

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Current Debate - How should the expenses system be reformed for MP\'s?

How should the expenses system be reformed for MP's?

(+) Change is happening (-) Crooks (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2010)

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Would Britain be better or worse off if the American colonies had never won their independence?

(+) "Though this be madness…" (-) "… there is method in it". (Hamlet) (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2011)

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Horses for (second) courses.....

Advantages: Tastes nice
Disadvantages: We are all hypocrites

As with the banking, the National Health, tabloid press and the energy crisis etc, we, the people, also have to take some of the blame for the food chain scandal. Its ok for us to get fat on junk food and then blame the NHS for not treating us quickly eno ...

thedevilinme 11.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Shame..I used to like Spaghetti Bologneighs...

Advantages: Supermarkets do have responsibility, but alongside others
Disadvantages: there is plenty of blame to go around

...If there is one thing the British is good at, it's laughing at ourselves and our problems, and that's about the only positive that has come out of the horse meat scandal. The finger of blame has been pointed just about everywhere, and it is a bit like 'sp ...

FloridaDino 05.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Only Food n Horses

Advantages: Scandals these days seem to be yesterday's news.
Disadvantages: Horse meat has been our stable diet since 1948 and beyond.

In 1948 there was a horse meat scandal, the same year the NHS was introduced to Britons. In 2013, there is a horse meat scandal, the same year the NHS is being sliced up to the private sector – perhaps this is due to our current austerity program, and it ...

1st2thebar 09.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Who knows what we're eating?

Advantages: Not harmful to health
Disadvantages: What else is in our food?

...I WENT TO TAKE MY BURGERS OUT OF THE FREEZER........AAAAND THEY'RE OFF! Recently it was discovered that many supermarkets were selling what was advertised as beef products which were found to contain horse meat. I was surprised by the revelations and th ...

bettyboop2002 04.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Brown behind the blue and yellow ball....

Advantages: Brown could win
Disadvantages: Torys could win

So, there it was, two people said exactly what they thought on the campaign trail and all hell breaks lose, the pious media to blame yet again, purely because one, Mrs Duffy, was unable to articulate their point as well as the other, poor old Gordon Brown ...

thedevilinme 05.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Is the next election lost for the Labour Party?