Monday, March 27, 2017
During the last election in the USA, Ronald Reagan, once a Democrat who defected to the Republicans, was used by both sides of a shining example of what a President should be.
It was common throughout the campaign for both sides to quote him, posthumously second guessing his thoughts on their tactics, and hail him as the best ever modern leader of the free world.
With that in mind, at the weekend we ran a poll. Would you like to add Ronald Reagan to Mount Rushmore?
36% said Yes, 60% said No and 4% were undecided.
It is worth noting that during discussions, some who voted no, said that they had done so as they believe the monument should remain unaltered. Others said in 200 years, whilst Washington and Lincoln would still be relevant, Reagan might be forgotten... and others just plain didn't like the idea.
Thanks for taking part.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
For many, it is about choosing the lesser of the two evils. For others it is a decision whether or not to stay on the same path, or veer from it with an untested politician who promises a brighter future.
However you decide, have a great day and sincere thanks for one of the best ever reality shows.
Monday, November 07, 2016
We polled visitors again this week about the American Presidential Election. These are the results from the three polls from March, June and November.
If this is at all reflective of how America votes, this could be one of the closest elections of all time with the Donald gaining significant ground on Clinton who has always been in the lead.
Trump 43.0% Clinton 57.0%
Trump 41.6% Clinton 58.4%
Trump 49.3% Clinton 50.7%
That said.. remember when we polled you about In/Out of Europe just ahead of the big vote and only 38% thought we should leave. On the day itself 52% voted to Leave!
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Just for fun!
Time to cast your in-world votes, one more time....
With the American Election less than a week away, now is the time to vote in Second Life then sit back and see if you were right.
Teleport to the voting panel here.. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/91/233/23
Monday, September 26, 2016
You can use Voice or Text to express your views, your opinion matters!
The live debate begins at Starts at 6pm SL time on Monday which is 2am (Tuesday) in the UK
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Last Sunday when Hillary Clinton collapsed at the 9/11 memorial day, people began to give a lot more credence to what had previously been considered outrageous conspiracy theories about her health.
Her team said after the incident, what was originally thought to be allergies was in fact pneumonia.
A Google of 'Hillary Clinton health' reveals many thousands of theories from Parkinson's to Alzheimer's which largely began circulating after she suffered a fall which cause brain bleed back in 2012.
Last week Mrs Clinton suffered another prolonged coughing fit for the first 6 minutes of her speech in Cleveland Ohio, 3 days before the incident at the 9/11 memorial and she has previously, on more than one occasion exhibited symptoms akin to mini seizures.
Given that her health, or rather the transparency of her health issues, is one of the top news stories at this time, we asked visitors to London City over the past couple of days, "Should Hillary Stand Down?"
As you can see, this question completely split those who answered the poll, with 42 saying Yes she should stand down and 41 saying she should not.
Mrs Clinton will be giving her first speech, since the incidents, today at North Carolina, where no doubt she will have one of the biggest world audiences watching her every move.
Monday, June 13, 2016
In March we assumed that it would be a Trump v Clinton race to the White House and asked you to cast your votes. At the time it was Trump 64 (43%), Clinton 85 (57%).
Now that it is definitely a Trump v Clinton election, we polled you again at the weekend to see if your opinion had changed.
Almost no change at all in your opinions with Trump scoring 62 (42%) and Clinton scoring 87 (58%).
It is worth noting that Trump seems to score much better in the middle of the night UK time which would be USA prime time. This could indicated that he is more popular in the USA than in the UK.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Last Wednesday we speculated that it would be a Trump v Clinton Presidential race and asked how you would vote.
Some very strong opinion as our voting machine only allows 150 votes (actually 149 for some reason), but first past to the Winning Post on Friday was Hillary Clinton with 85 votes (57%) to Trumps 64 votes (435).
Not since the infamous voice vote of a couple of years ago has the voting booth reached its maximum voting so quickly.
Remember this vote, because we will run it again in October a month before the Election (so long as Trump and Clinton are the nominees) to see if your opinions have changed.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Yes, it may be a bit premature to conclude that it will be a Trump v Clinton race to the Whitehouse, but it took a substantial leap to being that way after last nights Super Tuesday result.
The results saw both Trump and Clinton win their respective party nominations in 7 out of 11 states.
So, if it is a Trump v Clinton Election, who will you decide?
The vote is just for fun, but cast yours now here in London City at the election booth:
Friday, May 08, 2015
|"I have a tiny majority but my wife still loves me"|
Cameron squeaked home this morning being able to form his own government and kicking Liberals to the kerb. He no longer needs them, nor does the rest of the country it seems as they look set to pick up just 8 seats in total.
Don't forget your pledge Dave. An In/Out Referendum on Europe in 2017.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Today is the day where we all get our say.
It is Thursday 7th May and today is the General Election day in the UK.
Don't forget to vote. Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm.
Election Result coverage begins at 10pm on most networks, with some early results around midnight and a picture emerging of which way the election will go, from around 2am Friday.
Be online and in the London City Hub to dissect the results as they happen!
Monday, May 04, 2015
With less than a week to go before the General Election in the UK, our poll here in London City is far from reflecting the real life current trend. The community is watching this with interest.
The real life polls have no clear winner, with Conservatives ever so slightly in the lead, but still needing to form a coalition in order to form a government.
The London City poll has Labour out in front (dream on Ed) and UKIP close behind. "Others" are in third place, presumably the SNP and Welsh Plaid Cymru Party with a smattering of Green votes. Bizarrely at the bottom of our poll is Conservatives with the Liberals doing marginally better.
In our poll, the UK Independence Party very much holds the balance of power being able to form a government with any of the main parties. Of course this could never happen in real life due to our strange seat allocation system in the House Of Commons, where UKIP could do better than any other party but still get far less seats.
It does seem that this election will see the very same people returned to power for another five years, with perhaps a referendum sometime between now and death. More likely than a referendum, is that we shall all be singing the Anthem of the European Union and waving their flag instead of our own, as the next boat load of people from Europe arrive on our shores and uncontrolled immigration is allowed to continue. Depending on where from Europe you come from, the streets of London can truly be paved with gold.
Sing along now...
There is of course still two full days of campaigning before the big day itself and if you have not voted already, please come on over and select who you think would be "Best in Number 10".
Voting Station: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/80/245/24