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Get macho George Osborne a Yorkie bar

Gideon goes walk about George Osborne, Gideon to his posh friends, has been seen out working. He has been seen working – sorry about that – he has been photographed in working situations. That is he … [Read More...]

Thatcher showing contempt

Thatcher destroyed the country

A comment in the Independent annoyed me: Thatcher saved this country and made it relevant. Some in society hate success. Margaret Thatcher destroyed the social cohesion of the post war British … [Read More...]

Thatcher showing contempt

Thatcher destroyed the country

A comment in the Independent annoyed me: Thatcher saved this country and made it relevant. Some in society hate success. Margaret Thatcher destroyed the social cohesion of the post war British … [Read More...]

Skull and helmet

There are other terrorists.

I hate the fact that David Cameron, our supposed  leader, made an attack on multiculturalism, which was clearly biased against Islam. There are some terrorists who are Moslem, but I have lived my life … [Read More...]

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Cameron’s Big Society is a Big Con

In the next couple of years the existing, real 'Big Society' is going to be bulldozed.  The grant cuts to local authorities are going hack to death many local excellent projects.  For example there … [Read More...]

Joan of arc

postaday2011 Heroes and Villains

Topic: Who is your greatest hero This started me thinking of the women in my family and so I'd like to nominate four  women as heroes: Ninny – my great grandmother had a horrible life living in a two … [Read More...]

Happy

Best job – worst job?

This is my response to the query what was your best ideal job and what was the worst job you've ever done? Best job Sticking the tassels on the show girls at the Folies Bergere - it's ony $5 per … [Read More...]

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The UK Workers’ Charter

• You have the right to a minimum wage, but not necessarily a living or a decent wage • You have the right to "agree" to work more than 48 hours a week, but not to be paid an overtime rate if you do … [Read More...]

Skull and helmt

The Elite Control System

Hello, my name is Montague William 3rd And what I will tell you may well sound absurd. But the less who believe it, the better for me for you see, I’m in banking, and big industry. For many a year we … [Read More...]

Old fashion gunners

Banking bonuses

The banking bonus system originated at a time when the investment bankers were partners in smaller investment banks in a similar structure to Lloyds, the insurers. The bonus was then a fair reward for … [Read More...]

Bradley-Manning

Cruel and unusual punishment.

Bradley Manning has been kept in solitary confinement for 7 months. He is not allowed a pillow or sheet. He is not even allowed to exercise in his cell - not even allowed to pace up and down. He is … [Read More...]

Nick Clegg - hypocrite

Clegg needs to go

The only survival strategy for the LIbDems is to sack Nick Clegg fairly quickly and pull out of the coalition. If not the party will be wiped out at the next election. With a hung parliament the … [Read More...]

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Nick Clegg in a Nutshell

Nick Clegg in 47 seconds - Pathe News style The very unhappy Nick Clegg peering into the murky waters of the future and not seeing his own reflection. In reality Nick Clegg's poor negotiating … [Read More...]

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Lib Dem Human Shield?

I wrote the following comment in the Independent two days ago. The idea of the LibDems as human shields seems to have spread.  Ed Milliband used the term in the Tuition Fee debate and Alastair … [Read More...]

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Are Protests Ineffective?

Response to Steve Richards article "Don't expect protests to achieve much" in the Independent. In your article you state that protests do not bring about change of policy. You give as an example the … [Read More...]

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Student Tuition Fee Questions

I have questions rather than a comment and perhaps someone can answer them for me. How will they know when a graduate is earning enough to pay the tax? What will they do if they leave the country, is … [Read More...]