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Keep the home pyres burning

I want to know how long Tony Blair reckons on dragging out this unjust and illegitimate war of aggression?

I am speaking, of course, about his war on British prosperity:

One in five firms is planning to get rid of staff to help pay for new rises in National Insurance Contributions, according to a business lobby.

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said that small and medium-sized companies would be hardest hit with one-third saying they expected job cuts as a direct result of the rise.

After years of being softened up by the constant bombardment, we are now about one week away from the ‘big push’. The government has maintained its tactic of destroying key strategic targets such as industry, manufacturing and finance.

“The Chancellor could not have picked a worse time to introduce this increase,” said BCC President Isabella Moore.

“Those companies that are not looking to cut jobs are intending to cut wages, investment or research. Their only other option is to increase debt.

“This could be the final nail in the coffin for some businesses,” she warned.

And quite right too! The British public simply cannot be trusted with these Weapons of Mass Distribution!

About one in 10 firms told the BCC they had considered or were considering relocating their operations to another country.

As predicted, large sections of the enemy forces are deserting. After all, who wants to fight just so they can keep some of the money they work hard to earn?

When asked what the government could do to improve productivity in the UK, most said that tax and regulation should be reduced.

TRAITORS!!! APOLOGISTS FOR SADDAM HUSSEIN!!

Meanwhile, a Whitehall spokesperson has denied reports that the government intends to continue prosecuting this war until the besieged British taxpayers realise that they cannot possibly win and just surrender en masse.

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15 comments to Keep the home pyres burning

  • ernest young

    It looks as though they are just about ready to kill the Golden Goose, you know the one, – the one that lays the goldedn eggs.

    Now we shall see just how productive our Civil Service can be, after all they will be the only ones left with a legal, wage paying job.

    There should be an index of how many are employed in productive enterprises, my guess is that the numbers have been declining for many years, and we are now almost at the bottom of that slippery slope. and we will not have enough folk actually producing wealth to maintain the vast overhead of our ‘wonderful’ socialist system and its thieving, parasitic bureacracy.

    When will people realise that socialism is a negative, destructive philosophy, and will always end in dismal failure.

    Altruism at other peoples expense is fine, until it becomes obvious to the most thick-headed, apathetic voter. then eventually everyone just does a metaphorical ‘down tools’, and no one is left to pay the bill.

    All very well having a service orientated business environment, if you have other wealth creating businesses to service.

    Maybe events in the next twelve months will awaken people to the fact that the free ride is about to end. Somehow, I dont think they will worry until it is too late.

  • When asked, a Treasury spokesman stated that the money would be used to improve the NHS and that it was for the health of the nation.

    Says it all.

  • Shaun Bourke

    Err….does anybody expect the Tories to be an improvement???……Anyway,you really do need to pickup speed if you are to catch up with France and Germanys spiralling impulsion…..can’t have those froggies and krauts leading the brits into Hell,can we ?
    Just vote with your feet next time.

  • Rich Cook

    Summed up: England is screwed.

  • ernest young

    Tories – What Tories?

    IMHO – they are part of the problem, – bring back the Whigs!…….

  • Someone should create a “New Labour, Old Labour: spot the difference” ad with comparisons of growth, unemployment, and inflation at the start of the governments led by Harold Wilson and Tony Blair, and then five years later.

  • And this is the government you trust to conduct a War on Terror……..

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