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[BA] - Lets go again!

Day 1,837, 14:43 by BigAnt
[BA] - Lets go again!



So it's been a very good month, We've had reforms on the IRC and Forums and a change of admins etc. We've had a Peace Summit to clear some air and identify the problems we have within the UK community. We lowered tax rates on Income Tax. We conquered Azores in the most epic battle the UK ever had! The Month has been packed with war from start to finish and I feel that has greatly unified our nation this month. I feel that I have proven my worth this time around repaying all you who voted for me last month, I ask for your vote and faith once more.

So looking ahead to next month.. I intend to run for a second consecutive term and have plans to solve a few issues we currently have.



Foreign Affairs this month, we have had good points and bad, I want to bring in a more experienced team next month to improve communication with TWO and our allies for the coming month. Along with this I want to again pull in new players to get them the experience of working with our friends abroad. We need a new crop of players to take our country forward. That is something I will push for all positions and departments within my government next month. The fact is we lack a good pool of active players with the enthusiasm to lead out country. Finally we need more Informative MoFA articles so expect them to return next month.

Home Affairs, The ministry will get the push it needs next month. We need more media presence and better guidance for our new players. Again more activities are needed to pull new players on the forums and IRC and this will be the main focus next month. New player guides will be improved and updated, likewise the Wiki.

CS System - We have made some changes to the CS application system recently, using a much easier system of a Gdoc form which can be managed and monitored. We will have congress again look at any further issues for protecting our nation from PTO risks.



MoD - Last Month I promised more war, its fair to say I delivered on that promise. Again for this month I want to continue that focus and keeping our fighters active and happy. But also not forgetting our allies and friends. CTA has been restarted after a brief pause to save cash for the Azores effect.

I will also consider bringing back a single National MU fighting force. Almost like a Special forces which will can use to direct damage directly and fast at battles we need. Last month several MU's lacked speed when changing orders and sometimes key CoTD battles didn't get any MU support.

MoF - Carlini continues to impress us all, his fishing efforts however deserve more return for the hours he spends trying to make the UK rich. Gold prices are mega low at the moment and so we aren't making massive returns. Hopefully next month Gold prices will increase but that of course is out of our control.

Taxes "I will aim to lower taxes slightly in the coming month". That was my promise last month, and we lowered Income Tax. Taxes however will remain the same unless something major happens. Our revenue is so low that reducing tax anymore could harm us.

NHS - I closed the NHS MU last month as planned, because new players where simply not getting the eRep experience and weapon supplies. However NHS continues as a background function. This will of course always remain under my tenure

Finally the IRC/Forums - We have achieved the reforms we wanted for so long. Now we need to promote this functions and get the most use out of them for the future.





Want to become a minister? -

1: Send me a PM direct, Some information about yourself, how active you are, do you use the IRC, forums etc and the Position you are applying for.
2: I will go through them all and contact you on whether you were accepting as Minister or not. If not, don't worry those chosen will need help, and that's another chance for you to prove me wrong ;)

So Positions available:

2 x Minister of Defense
2 x Minister of Home Affairs
2 x Minister of Foreign Affairs
1 x Minister of Finance (2x Deputies)
2 x Minister of Health (2x Deputies)
1 x Minister of Legislative Affairs



Kind Regards,
Big Ant
UKPP Member and Potential CP candidate.
 

Comments

Iain Keers
Iain Keers Day 1,837, 15:59

Durrrrrrrrrrrrrp

Sir Humphrey Appleby
Sir Humphrey Appleby Day 1,837, 16:00

Oh great, SSW again

helpmeslack
helpmeslack Day 1,837, 17:02

to be fair first time round you were under ESO banner....ofc there would be fails

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,837, 17:03

\o

ivan.sk
ivan.sk Day 1,837, 17:06

BenTwo again ?

helpmeslack
helpmeslack Day 1,837, 17:18

wasnt BenTwo goku?

lancer450
lancer450 Day 1,837, 19:11

Voted. Good luck! : )

David Norman
David Norman Day 1,838, 23:28

Voted this article, and GOOD LUCK for your next election.

Bob Arnot
Bob Arnot Day 1,838, 23:50

B+E vote for him

ViciousDeeds
ViciousDeeds Day 1,838, 00:56

good luck mate o7

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,838, 01:14

Cheers guys

Dr Hugh Jardon
Dr Hugh Jardon Day 1,838, 01:24

You have my vote Big Ant, shame about Wayne but as one great candidate steps down another takes his place. Until that idiotic impeachment was originally proposed for pure pathetic reasons you were doing a 'bang tidy' job

Good luck because as weve seen from the trolling so far they will make this a very negative election sadly

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,838, 01:32

Well they can chose what they want to say, its because of this negative attitude that has fuelled UKPP and NE's rise to the top

The Nation wants a new direct and fresh new players having a chance.

Dr Hugh Jardon
Dr Hugh Jardon Day 1,838, 01:45

As my old man used to say ''Don't let the b'stards grind ya down''

And again good luck to yourself and UKPP. Top lads n' lasses

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,838, 01:47

Thanks Hugh

wigibob
wigibob Day 1,838, 02:23

good luck

wigibob
Vice PP of New Era

Angela Williams
Angela Williams Day 1,838, 02:39

Shame Bout wayne bu a brilliant replacement, and a great vice CP, here is to. Successful term.

nathaner
nathaner Day 1,838, 02:57

good luck

Danie Fox
Danie Fox Day 1,838, 03:25

Very disappointed, this was congress' view last time he was CP:
http://www.erepublik.com/en/main/law/United-Kingdom/115182

It was ESO that ran him then, this is not a party issue.

Lady Macbeth II
Lady Macbeth II Day 1,838, 03:35

All good, apart from that fag on the picture )
might even vote you blindly..

Snugz
Snugz Day 1,838, 03:36

My 2 pence... Supposedly you had "learned" from your previous account when we ran you for CP... you let a lot of people in ESO down with the last week of your term and it will take more than an apology to regain our trust.

Best of luck anyway o/

jamesw
jamesw Day 1,838, 03:38

To be fair, at the time, it was pretty much TUP vs ESO, instead of the TUP vs NE-UKPP of today. So in that respect, its not a party issue, its the same issue with different parties.

That said, I am unsure how BA offers a fresh face or hand in Government - all that has changed is UKPP is running him instead of ESO - there is nothing different from last time. And this article contains some basic C&P from Waynes... I think this month I shall be abstaining.

Dr Hugh Jardon
Dr Hugh Jardon Day 1,838, 03:50

Danie, go read the original thread on the forum. It was proposed by Thomas of then TUP fame and you could drive a truck through each argument...especially the comic one how he should be impeached because of...get this...an over reliance of Poland.

See every single CP for six months for that one

Surely you have played long enough to know just because someone proposed something ingame doesnt mean they back it.

Dr Hugh Jardon
Dr Hugh Jardon Day 1,838, 03:55

Its also the same thread that a TUP mod threatened myself and handed an infraction to Wayne for...anti-social behaviour lmfao...and all because we had an adults discussion that foreign nationals should not be allowed to enter eUK politics with such huge game changing decisions of a foreign country.

As for Big Ants term, until the impeachment proposal by Thomas there was nothing wrong with his term.

ApronChef
ApronChef Day 1,838, 04:10

It will be hard for you to gain many other parties support due to the timing. [Polls for support are done or are halfway through the process.]

But I wish you GoodLuck

Lady Macbeth II
Lady Macbeth II Day 1,838, 04:34

So what is ESO doing, Apron? Is Beta running? then why not on the list?

BoatsandHoes
BoatsandHoes Day 1,838, 05:06

I never use the forums myself but I see alot of butt hurt people on here who seem scared of you running and subsequently winning

I hope if your successful you have the guts to make a change and bring a UK War from day 1, if so you got my vote!

helpmeslack
helpmeslack Day 1,838, 05:07

difference between UKPP and ESO is that UKPP actually have policies : 3

Thomas765
Thomas765 Day 1,838, 05:24

Best of luck again. Voted (article)

Jimbojoy
Jimbojoy Day 1,838, 06:03

BENTWO.

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,838, 06:45

Snugz thanks for feedback pal, and I feel the same I needed backup from ESO when I got attacked in public from rival parties and I had nobody in my corner supporting my direction.

Having said that, if given the chance again things will happen differently.

Thanks for well wishes aswel guy much appreciated.

Goku Jones
Goku Jones Day 1,838, 07:08

ApronChef ESO's poll was several days ago right? It was last month. ESO have the earliest of everyone?

ESO didn't seem to back BigAnt up but I know that UKPP and New Era will.

Azzy451
Azzy451 Day 1,838, 07:19

voted and will be voting for our Big slut Ant

o7

Sir Humphrey Appleby
Sir Humphrey Appleby Day 1,838, 07:39

"But if small changes are not adopted to make moderating fair then we may have to explore new avenues."

Could you clarify on this?

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,838, 07:40

Azzy \o

Spygon
Spygon Day 1,838, 07:51

So your supporting a party whos PP pretended to be you and then forged logs to get you impeached.

sorry what?

Also Goku are you going to pretend to be him again as that will be the real support BA needs

Mr Knee
Mr Knee Day 1,838, 07:54

In many ways, BA is damaged goods after what happened last time.... On the other hand, since all the stuff that happened last time, he has certainly been a lot more humble than the build up to his last election. Although I was cynical about the way his supporters built him up last time (and caused me to write http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/-enter-witty-title-here--2097712/1/20 in amusement), I do think he actually learnt a lot from the bad experience. If given the chance, I reckon...

Dr Hugh Jardon
Dr Hugh Jardon Day 1,838, 07:55

New Era hasnt declared as a party who we are backing yet. Personally I am hoping we will put our everything behind Big Ant or whoever is the official UKPP candidate...but it's what the party decides that counts.

Mr Knee
Mr Knee Day 1,838, 07:56

... he will use those experiences to do the country proud (or at least, overturn the negativity about how badly the whole thing ended last time).

Sir Humphrey Appleby
Sir Humphrey Appleby Day 1,838, 07:59

I just think it's funny he's replacing the guy who tried impeaching him for CP : 3

Elle Roslin
Elle Roslin Day 1,838, 08:01

Well this makes my decision easier

Prince Andrei
Prince Andrei Day 1,838, 08:06

Good luck BigAnt, I think NE might be supporting you, not sure yet

Carlini8
Carlini8 Day 1,838, 08:07

MoF please

AdmiralNelson
AdmiralNelson Day 1,838, 08:17

nice to see the same old f*cking trolls again

Dr Hugh Jardon
Dr Hugh Jardon Day 1,838, 08:21

Minecraft...I never expected you to stoop that low. You know it was passed in game thanks to TUP backing so Wayne proposed it in game. Wayne didnt agree with it and made that clear in the forums. Same with Citizenship requests if it given the go-ahead on the forums it doesnt matter who proposes it.

Though to be fair its the kind of trolling and negativity people have come to expect from TUP/UKRP now

Lily Jayne Summers
Lily Jayne Summers Day 1,838, 08:22

Voted.

Good luck.

Alphabethis
Alphabethis Day 1,838, 08:51

supported, it's the best choice we have at the moment, a coalition UKPP-WRP.-NE is our must do.

Aces man
Aces man Day 1,838, 08:51

I see the trolling offensive has began, why increase the division in the eUK? BA 's a good choice keen, active and a nice bloke.

ApronChef
ApronChef Day 1,838, 09:31

@BigAnt: ESO has policies, if you check our Congress article you would see hard policies.

Claire Louise
Claire Louise Day 1,838, 09:41

Good luck Ant. You will have my vote

 
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