21st October 2010
hospitaller thinks: "You could see this coming from 100 miles away – carbon pricing has nothing to do with the environment and never will have. It is simply another tax grab, going to government to pay for all its waste and inefficiencies. It will cost jobs and screw the economy into the ground. The only beneficiaries will be in China and India, where they are not stupid enough to reduce their competitiveness through means like this. The British people are gutless and stupid to put up with this without protest."
WINNERS: Equitable Life Policyholders, Pensioners, TV Viewers and Presbyterian Mutual Society savers
LOSERS: Young and middle-aged workers, public sector workers, commuters and MP's.
lesperkl says: "all the mps who were allowed to resign over expenses instead of being prosecuted will have protected pensions for life"
"Retail sales in Britain unexpectedly fell last month as consumers started tightening their belts ahead of the government's austerity measures , fuelling fears that the economic recovery has stumbled."
Reflexive comments: "The first signs of the double-dip…? Plan B please."
Stephen from St. Ives thinks: "So they riot, get arrested and get a criminal record, that should be enought o get them fired from their jobs and probably lose their pensions to."