We’re broke, the system’s broke and our leaders have no understanding or competence in fixing things.
Kingdom of heaven? yes, please … Who wouldn’t want a free pass to the kingdom of heaven? Who can deny times are tough for UK politicians (maybe the USA and elsewhere too)? Locked in their bubble, will they do more-or-less anything for power? When they run out of ideas, who can they turn to? Where […]
Magic Money Tree? My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income. – Errol Flynn. Poor old Errol can’t have had a Magic Money Tree. Why should we worry about runaway costs in our Government spending? The Magic Money Tree copes, doesn’t it? Ask the DUP. Billions of loss and wastage, never […]
Money-Pit A public spending money-pit is sticky, like the La Brea tar pits, … and you don’t get change. What about the recent Big Ben repairs? Imagine, the cost doubles to £61M and we hear hushed words explaining that a “better understanding” of the situation (after the fact) is the reason the costs doubled. History […]
Semi-colonic anguish? Semi-colonic anguish sounds awful, like a disease … how apt. Does it affect authors? Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. All they do is show you’ve been to college.” Kurt Vonnegut Jr A while back, with much excitement, I discovered the semicolon unaware of the adventure […]
… there is huge potential in our public sector people. There is no justification for devaluing a national asset – our human capital.