Monthly Archives: May 2015

Happy Tax Freedom Day

Yes. Today is Tax Freedom Day. The Adam Smith Institute has calculated that on average we have spent the past 150 days paying tax and the money we earn for the remainder of 2015 is our own to do with … Continue reading

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Bad Eggs in Top Jobs: Is It Inevitable?

Low-grade criminals might carry a sawn-off shotgun or excel at breaking and entering houses to pinch a few pieces of bling or cheap electronics to sell down the pub, but a life of crime with vastly better pay and conditions … Continue reading

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Just About to Give Up Blogging When…

For the past few weeks I have been considering what to write as a final blog post, when I checked the (former Wikio) top political blogs list to find myself in the Top 100 for the first time, at number … Continue reading

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The REAL Latest Opinion Poll – Land of Confusion

This is the latest Election opinion poll (Guardian/ICM). With Labour and the Tories neck and neck, commanding 70% of the intentions and the Lib Dems on 9%, four out of five people must be satisfied with the governments of the … Continue reading

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