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Moronic, ideological twaddle!

So let me get this idea of Cameron’s straight. We force young people to work 30 hours for their benefit – which equates to £1.92 an hour. This means that our friendly, caring global  businesses – can sack people on … Continue reading

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The deliberate lie…

Just about nothing irritates me more than the deliberate, lying tactic, mostly perpetrated knowingly by politicians of one kind or another, of conflating someone’s objection on any given subject to some kind of tacit approval of its polar opposite! Classic … Continue reading

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The Government claims they have created thousands of new jobs…

But that really relies on a pretty loose definition of a job. If you judge ‘a job’ by which you measure the level of employment at any given time as being someone in full time work (assuming they want to … Continue reading

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Priorities

Although I suppose there is no direct correlation nevertheless at the same time George Osborne announces plans to take another £12.5 billion out of the welfare budget the Government find the time to award an MBE to David Cameron’s hairdresser! … Continue reading

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Attacks on universality of certain benefits

If the only thing that the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls can come up with as an alternative to George Osborne is to attack the universality of winter fuel allowance then the Labour Party are in big trouble! Saving a mere … Continue reading

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IDS – a threat to us all

IDS is wrong-headed and as always, we get right to the heart of things from Owen Jones at the Independent. Read his article on universalism of benefits here. “If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay … Continue reading

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Sharing the biscuits

The desire to recover control of our Western Democracies from wealthy vested interests is a universal one. It is difficult though when these vested interests constantly operate a ‘Divide and Conquer’ policy to turn us all against each other. The … Continue reading

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