Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009

Decipher this - is Gordon set to run to the polls?

Times: Recession over, says Gordon Brown, as he attacks ‘privileged few’

Quote; "The recovery is still fragile, and it needs to be nurtured in the interests of those who were hit hardest by the recession, the people on middle and modest incomes who don’t want any special favours. They simply want a bit of help to own their own home, set up their own business and give their children the best start in life."

Posted by enuii @ 10:48 PM (2100 views)
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1. devo said...

His heart's in the right place...

As is Obama's.

Both family men, you see.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 10:50PM Report Comment

2. tpbeta said...

I haven't been able to open Times links for days. Is it just me?

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 10:53PM Report Comment

3. inbreda said...

tpbeta - count yourself lucky. I can't contemplate opening the link in case the article is full of Brown BS. A fat one eyed scotsman, having priced out an entire generation and ruined the economy, wants us to beleive that he help the middle to lower earners to own their own home! I think it would make me too angry.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:01PM Report Comment

4. enuii said...

Go in through google news - looks like the times doesn't like links direct from HPC!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:10PM Report Comment

5. fallingbuzzard said...

Go to The Sun. Same stuff, just longer articles for middle class people

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:12PM Report Comment

6. tpbeta said...

Can see it on Google news but can't link to it. Is it just me?

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:14PM Report Comment

7. fallingbuzzard said...

As for the headline question, I think yes and I can't work out why he didn't go before Christmas

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:15PM Report Comment

8. markj69 str05 said...

I can't open the link either, via HPC. Also having trouble finding the article on timeon-line.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:35PM Report Comment

9. markj69 str05 said...

Times link on the next post (Subliminal messaging) seems to work ok. Perhaps the Times have pulled the article for some reason??? I really would like to read it now!.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:39PM Report Comment

10. Mapson said...

Pulled or moved ... same with all sites pointing to the Times Online news

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 11:53PM Report Comment

11. Growler said...

works fine for me?

But don't hold your breath. Its dreadful

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:04AM Report Comment

12. enuii said...

Times has pulled the article!

The Guardian has a similar report with the same quote although it is a rather sanitised with the title; Gordon Brown: Recovery will lead to 'decade of shared prosperity'.

See http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2009/dec/29/gordon-brown-recovery-prosperity

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:05AM Report Comment

13. fallingbuzzard said...

They put it back a few minutes ago. A slightly disorganised leak, no doubt they wanted it in the Guardian before Murdoch's rag

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:09AM Report Comment

14. markj69 str05 said...

Ring of confidence: Gordon Brown promises "decade of shared prosperity"

Must be referring to a brown ring!!

Promises - Ha - He wouldn't know one if it sneaked up behind him and buggered him senseless. A bit like what the gov't have allowed the financial institutions to do to the general public and UK economy. (Faint call of 'No more boom or bust' heard in the background).

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 01:02AM Report Comment

15. alan_540 said...

It won't feel like the recession is over if you are made redundant as unemployment continues to rise during 2010. On a lighter note, I'm looking forward to Brown losing his job whenever he decides to go to the polls.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 11:01AM Report Comment

16. paranoia blue said...

Re: Brown
I wouldn’t mind the buffoon getting another term, and see how many more lies he tries to spin. Whoever gets in, it is going to be a fatally poisoned chalice. It’s going to take decades to unravel - if it is even possible – the sad mess that we are in.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 11:35AM Report Comment

17. The Baldman said...

The man shoudl be tried in court for ruining this country.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:23PM Report Comment

18. markj69 str05 said...

If labour get back in, expect a continuation of 'smoke and mirrors'. It'll be anyones guess what happens. (And we're buggered)

If Cons get in, they then have a choice of continuing the charade, or pointing a finger at Labour, and making some drastic change. (Probably a bit of both - We're still buggered)

If Lib's get in, then who knows - They have no 'form'. However, I have been impressed by Vince Cable's down to earth, common sense comments. It's a shame he wasn't their leader! OK, looks aren't everything, but you don't have to look oxbridge to run this country. Just look at the sh1t we're in with the recent clowns.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 01:39PM Report Comment

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