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Oh, Well

It’s been an interesting few days during which things have been rattling along and I have struggled to keep up. This is in part because I simply haven’t had the time to devote to this project that James had. Consequently,…

His gaff

I saw the article about the gay couple getting thrown out of a pub a day or so ago and I see that it is still rumbling on. In this instance, the response being pretty much that it is the…

Why politicians love value added tax

From April 2008: 1) It’s a tax on “consumption”; and consumption is A Bad Thing, as opposed to taxes on “production” which is A Good Thing. This completely ignores the fact that in a largely service based economy, one man’s…

That railway discussion

Further to the discussion about rail the other day, Tim has responded. I’ve replied at some length to his claims. For the most part, his argument is based upon cost and oddly for someone with his politics, CO2 emissions. As,…

Chase the girl …

Not sure whether it is completely insane or wonderfully clever. But hey, it’s fun – click pic to begin:

Taxing stuff

The recent conversation over the past could of days has brought out some thoughtful comment –  so to those of you who have contributed to the discussion, many thanks. The problem that I have is that I tend to agree…