Category Archives: Public Spending Cuts

The Chinese are coming! “What are we going to do now?” (Asked Spike Milligan)

. It cannot have escaped people’s notice that China is getting stronger economically and may overtake the USA as the world No. 1 economic power in less than a decade. She already holds a huge stockpile of US bonds & … Continue reading

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Suck It and See

Earlier I was pounding on the pedals trying to catch up with my Pointer and doing my best to stop my lungs from exploding; as my legs turned to jelly, my thoughts turned naturally to the public spending cuts by … Continue reading

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I need you, but I want you more…

I tweeted earlier that if Meatloaf were in a Dublin concert, he might have sung – “I want EU, I need EU, but there ain’t no way I’m ever gonna love EU, but don’t be sad, cos 2 out of … Continue reading

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What’s love got to do with it?

Once bitten, twice prenup…. Sound advice for any one contemplating marriage. You may want to protect existing assets in the event of a marriage breakdown, or simply want to ensure that the other person is not marrying you for your … Continue reading

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My suicide note is longer than yours…

Someone once called a Labour election manifesto as “the longest suicide note in history”[1]. Unsurprisingly, the Labour Party lost that particular election. I daresay that particular suicide note makes the Coalition’s October 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) look more like … Continue reading

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