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eejit

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  1. I havent read the article, but do they "need" HPI to get them out of negative equity? so they can start all over again.
  2. don't forget that like politicians, most of the councillors are probably involved in buy to let / property speculation, either directly or through brown envelopes. so i don't think landlords will become cash-cows for councils.
  3. Not all of us, as in all of society. If you live somewhere 'difficult' to get to e.g. on an island, or north of Fort William then the courier charges shoot up. Royal mail / parcel-force used cross subsidisation to provide a universal service. the profitable bits of the business are being given away, so there is less money to cross subsidise the more expensive bits. it is all to benefit big business not society.
  4. i think we should bring back the invacar (or modern equivalant), i am sure that there would be a lot less people expecting handouts if this was on offer: also would be a lot easier spotting people wrongfully parking in the disabled spot.
  5. As long as you don't have, or ever plan to have any children and also never plan to sell your house, it should be ok.
  6. TL:DR I think tax credits indirectly lower wages, (thus subsidising business) in the same way that housing benefit sets the lower limit of the price of renting (thus subsidising BTL)
  7. that puts their day rate at about £120, or £30 labor for a two hour job, give me his number, as i need a diverter valve changing in my combi. also, i have worked as a postie, and would earn aprox £27k for full time nights. (full time = 30 hrs per week in the building)
  8. think about the "gold plated" pension of aprox £3k a year, that makes it all worth while, doesn't it? it irritates me when people go on about the NHS "high wages", i think that they are either stupid, or haven't thought things through properly. a lot of people working for the NHS would be paid more in ASDA, with better working conditions plus 10% off your shopping. If the staff had a good union in the past, or probably just had more male workers, the wages would be a lot higher. as it is, we have to got to a point where society accepts that nurses get paid on par with postmen and a self employed plumber/electrician can earn the same as a cardiac surgeon.
  9. i think some might be accidental, as i sometimes end up on the profile page, when i was trying to click the link for the last post in the thread. i'm not wearing a tin foil hat though so maybe i am just saying this as it's what they are programming me to say.
  10. there are a number of landrovers on various estates that don't leave the estate, so will be classed as SORN. tick them of your million. Also, i have heard tales of the ferryman radioing ahead to an island when they spotted the DVLA man on board. All the islanders hide their untaxed, uninsured vehicles that are running on red diesel. i doubt that kind of thing goes on now.
  11. As this thread now has mention of the nazis, i think it is time to post this. Social engineering and eugenics caused this in Sweden: While the benefits culture in the UK has produced this:
  12. not wanting to generalize, but generally the families claiming benefits with loads of children, produce children that are a net drain on society, and who go on to produce more large families claiming benefits. for scientific peer reviewed evidence of this, watch the first five minutes of Idiocracy False dichotomy - the fact that the bankers and MPs get paid and get away with whatever they like is a separate matter.
  13. jem whatshisname shows you how to get it from scrap circuit boards
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