MPs fleecing us for all we have

So not only are they content with taxing us to the hilt, now they’ve decided that we should pay for everything they need to buy, including all their food! Read this in the Telegraph, and we can see In response to this newspaper’s disclosures about the routine abuse by MPs of their second home allowance,…

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A guide to MP’s expenses

So the Telegraph has got hold of MPs expenses before they officially published, stand by for some embarrassing back downs or corrections. Guido has a great explanation of the phrases we’ll hear over the next few days. I’ve republished here “It has since been corrected” - I knew it was going to come out and it…

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Political Parties and YouTube

Gordon Brown just got asked at Prime Minister’s Question Time when we can expect another comedy performance from him on You Tube. Gordon replied that YouTube was a very important communication medium and that he will continue to use it even if the other parties do not? Maybe he wasn’t aware of: http://www.youtube.com/user/webcameronuk http://www.youtube.com/user/LibDem http://www.youtube.com/user/greenpartyew…

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Best G20 Tweet

The best #G20 tweet I’ve read so far ursulaerrington: #G20. Feeling on trading floor is that they understand why people are angry. Dont mind protests as long as it doesn’t get violent. Umm do they live in a different world to the rest of us?  How about blowing all your money have having to be…

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Bailout question of the day

From Dizzy Absolute genius Why not give money to homeowners to pay off their mortgages, instead of giving money to the banks? The banks get the money anyways, two birds with one stone, everybody wins. Please educate me as to why this is a bad idea…

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VAT cut calculations seem to be wrong

Yesterday in PMQ’s Gordon Brown said: He added: “You may think VAT is unimportant but at the end of every week a typical family has more than £5 extra in their pocket. That may not matter to the Tories. But that’s £275 a year, more money for everyone in the community, not just for the…

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Random economic annoyances part IV

I constantly keep hearing or reading the phrases ‘economic downturn’ or ‘credit crunch’. Please, please, please can we stop. It’s not a down turn it’s a ressession or we can just say we are bankrupt or even better ‘we’re all f***ed’…

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