April 14th, 2010
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London, England - Until I moved to London 20 years ago, a manifesto to me was something issued behind the Iron Curtain by an authoritarian government which laid out a five-year plan to show free marketeers how wrong they were.

But in Britain, all the political parties used the term "manifesto" to lay out their stalls (another British term lost on me at first) in order for the electorate to decide where to put an X.

Some of the manifestos have nothing to do with the economy, so I will bypass those sections, but much of it is economic and business-focused this time around, given this is being touted as the "Economic Election."

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  1. Theresa

    What do they stand for?

    Besides themselves and their own jobs?

    I'm not sure.

    April 14, 2010 at 6:23 pm |
  2. Gerald Thomas

    Strange! You had mentioned that you'd be broadcasting Quest Means Business from NYC.
    Wonder what made you stay in Engel-Land, as Queen Victoria would have put it.
    LOVE
    Gerald
    http://www.geraldthomas.com

    April 14, 2010 at 10:13 pm |
  3. icon package

    It yet did not get.

    November 4, 2012 at 3:13 pm |

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