There’s a surprise; the BBC employ a Tory to present a politically focused news show.
Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
(not satire – it’s the BBC!)
The BBC has just announced that Evan Davis is to replace Jeremy Paxman as the main presenter of Newsnight.
His role will be to objectively interview politicians on both the left and the right about their policies.
Which might sometimes be a bit tricky for Evan.
Considering he was one of the main architects of Thatcher’s hated Poll Tax, regularly breaks strikes and once wrote a book called ‘Public Spending‘ in which he recommended the privatisation of all public services.
Please feel free to comment. And share. Thanks;
Words of power.
Originally posted on Trade Onion by Jon Bigger:
We have less than a year to go until the general election. As working class activists we seek the best possible outcome in these elections for our class and hope for the defeat of the neoliberal enemy. Unfortunately, it’s come to my attention that you intend to stand a candidate against me in the Croydon South constituency. I’m assuming this is a mistake that will be rectified accordingly as there can be only one working class candidate and I’m sure you agree with me that Labour would be better to back that candidate in an effort to attract the maximum amount of votes against the Tories.
Indeed, the Tories have been beating you in this constituency forever so it’s clearly time for a change of tactic. Whilst they tend to get over 50% of the vote here we shouldn’t overlook the possibilities that are apparent due to low turnout…
View original 228 more words
I think this is wrong; Google is a search engine and if it produces results you are not happy with, then the issue is with the website owner/administrator, not Google, much in the same way that my internet provider blocks torrent sites. There are many legitimate torrents and the issue is with that site; the job of my internet provider is to give me what I pay for- access to the internet. If I use that access illegally, the issue is with me and/or the site that hosts the illegal content.
I take the view this is the ruling elite controlling a free internet and we are on a slippery slope to censorship.
Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Here are some sample pages from the forthcoming Coalition Government Colouring and Activity Book I’m currently working on:
Educational and fun at the same time, the book will be published at cost price just in time for Christmas so will make a perfect stocking filler for your loved ones to enjoy hours of endless fun using it in the lead up to the next election.
Please feel free to comment. And share. Thanks:
They keep writing to me for around £369 they say I owe because a mistake was made- but not by me. They can go swivel while Amazon, Starbucks etc. get let off with millions!
Originally posted on glynismillward189:
Reposted from Accountingweb
HMRC directors are complacent, smug and are proposing powers that go against the principle of the Magna Carta, MPs claimed. Senior managers were due back for another grilling at the PAC on Wednesday 16 July.
The criticisms were made by the Treasury Committee when they questioned HMRC leaders including Lin Homer, chief executive and Ruth Owen, director general of tax on Tuesday 8 July.
During the session, which lasted for more than three hours, HMRC faced some tough questioning, particularly about the quality of its phone service.
George Mudie, a Labour MP, said Homer was being “complacent and smug” about HMRC not answering one in five calls to its call centres.
He said: “One in five calls unanswered… that’s old people and worried people who are trying to get through. And every year you dismiss it. When the hell are you going to get to the…
View original 329 more words
Originally posted on Ian Bone:
One of the benefits of senior rank in the Sussex police has been a three year sinecure on St.Helena.
The latest incumbent is apparently an expert in child protection – but saw nothing that bothered him……..why upset the applecart of wining an dining with the flunkey governor and all male island council – absolute heaven for a retired copper.