Reform of Local Taxation: A Poisoned Chalice?

The poll tax riot on Saturday, 31 March 1990
The poll tax riot on Saturday, 31 March 1990

UK – It was the vexed question of the reform of the old Rates system that brought down former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. Her chosen form of replacement for the rates was called the community charge. A Local taxation that applied to all electors of voting age. Continue reading “Reform of Local Taxation: A Poisoned Chalice?”

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If the Conservatives really want to win the next election…

Leader of the Opposition David Cameron
Leader of the Opposition David Cameron

UK – The United Kingdom is heading into a general election. The ruling Nu Labor™ party has been in power so long that it has alienated its supporters, presided over record levels of corruption and bankrupted the country with record levels of both spending and debt. Continue reading “If the Conservatives really want to win the next election…”

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Police Announce London Riots

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From the Poll Tax Riot that brought down Thatcher

UK – The Metropolitan Police said today that they are expecting an unprecedented wave of protests relating to the G20 summit being held in the UK in a few weeks.

Its as if the police want there to be riot or two so the police then can say that’s what happens Continue reading “Police Announce London Riots”

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Its Hammer Time!

The BNP's Tony Ward after the Hammer attack
The BNP’s Tony Ward after the Hammer attack

Last night at a BNP fundraiser in Greater Manchester a BNP activist was attacked with a hammer. Okay one should not condone such actions but one must also remark damn somebody is politically passionate. Other than in Northern Ireland you do not see such passion and angst in the political arena, which is surprising I mean you are always hearing from the politically disgruntled that people are angry. Well if the masses are so angry why is it not hammer time for more politicians? Continue reading “Its Hammer Time!”

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