They’re all appalling people, really; a complete bunch of Joffreys. Hopefully my country will come to its collective senses sooner rather than later.
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He can't really, strictly speaking, sell any of the royal accoutrements anyway, since most of it was stolen from the far flung regions of the empire. The africans, indians and natives of the carribean would very much like THEIR precious gems, metals and linens back.
But hey, so long as we're talking about impossibilities anyway, let's give the contents of the british museum back to their actual owners.
The Conservative administration hopes its program of lower taxes and deregulation will turbo-charge the economy
Paul Johnson, director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies, said the plan amounts to the biggest single giveaway by the Treasury since 1972, when Ted Heath was prime minister and Anthony Barber chancellor. Barber’s budget resulted in spiraling inflation and a recession.
OK, can somebody explain this to me? I thought "the markets" are controlled by the kind of rich people who would love a policy like that. But it seems like the UK is so progressive that even the rich don't want policies that make them even richer???The chancellor* just announced a ludicrously right-wing budget that slashes taxes for the rich, including abolishing the top rate of income tax entirely, and it seems to have had immediate negative reactions from the markets. It’s almost like the Tory government is deliberately crashing the economy…
* finance minister
Basically that. The powers that be know catastrophic economic miss-management when they see it, even if it gives them an income tax cut.While a lot of them would (and do!) love policies like that they also know it’s absolute poison for the overall economy because it doesn’t make economic sense.