Friday, March 23, 2007

The Trap

Britain under New Labour is now even more unequal than it was under Margaret Thatcher with more and more wealth going to the tiny one percent at the top. Since 1997 differences in life expectancy and also in child mortality in different regions have increased too." Adam Curtis' The Trap - A Synopsis - Part 2 Blairwatch

The Trap

UK Budget
"The net result is that some people at the bottom-end are worse off.... The Item Club, a forecasting group, calculates that, due largely to Mr Brown's stealth snatch, the share of household income spent on tax has risen from 33.6 per cent in 1997 to 38.3 per cent last year.... Many state schools are so poor that responsible employers complain of chronic illiteracy levels among 16-year-olds.... As for the health system, it's coughing and spluttering. Hospitals are being closed and nurses sacked" Not a record to be proud of By Jeff Randall, Daily Telegraph, 22 March headline-grabbing budget

"The Bank of England deliberately stoked the consumer boom that has led to record house prices and personal debt."
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Oil services leader prefers SNP to Labour

Tories and SNP back rural fight for services

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"Ask yourself what other government anywhere in the world would spend vast amounts of time trying to prove that, on their watch, their country had amassed a huge economic deficit and was incapable of running its own affairs?" Nicola Sturgeon Speech to Spring Conference

Evans admits honours talk

Millionaire admits discussing honours with Lord Levy

Labour’s lobby scandal

The SNP Mean Business.....Crawford Beveridge, Tom Farmer and now George Mathewson and Brian Souter ... How did the nationalists win such powerful friends?

‘Even Blair knows independence is a viable option’


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