Tag Archives: Government

Four million to one

So the dust has settled from the General Travesty Election 2015. Let’s take a quick look at how things panned out. We have the Conservatives in power, with Labour trailing surprisingly far behind. That’s what “neck and neck in the … Continue reading

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Immigration

In 1990, a school exercise was put in front of me that carried the words: “Today we live in a multicultural society”, and I wondered where it came from and how it sneaked its way into the mainstream, with the majority … Continue reading

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My definition of a modern tax system

These days, not a week goes by without hearing something about how we pay too much in taxes or how too much of what we do pay is spent on X. Occasionally, we hear someone say that they’re happy to … Continue reading

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Taking the best of us

Everyone (who was old enough at the time) remembers what they were doing on 31st August 1997. Lady Diana Spencer died in a car crash in Paris and the relationship between ‘us’ and ‘them’ changed forever. I’m not about to … Continue reading

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Who on earth are the government?

When I was little (and I was little in the 80s), the government was this thing that my parents seemed to know how to deal with. I didn’t have to worry so much about them, if at all. They ran … Continue reading

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