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"Bears shit in the woods" say Clegg & Cameron in letter to Cabinet

You'd think that, with the country up shit creek, the two "gay cowboys" leading the "Brokeback Coalition" would have more to do with their time. According to BBC News, they don't...

"The prime minister and his deputy have written to cabinet colleagues to remind them that reducing the deficit is the 'most urgent issue facing Britain'. But David Cameron and Nick Clegg also say any proposals to promote economic growth will be treated favourably in the departmental spending review. The joint letter comes as government ministers are negotiating with the Treasury over the scale of the cuts. The discussions come amid tensions over defence spending and welfare reform."

Bloody hell, I know this is silly season, but this is really taking the piss. Nick and Dave, you hold a meeting with the cabinet just about every fucking week. Couldn't you have read out this piffling drivel to them at your next meeting? Good grief...
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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    This is how Govt works SG.

    Officially something in writing holds more weight and this will be aimed at the Civil Service rather than the Ministers in question.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    MoK wrote: »
    Officially something in writing holds more weight and this will be aimed at the Civil Service rather than the Ministers in question.
    Don't civil servants read the newspapers or listen to a word their ministers tell them? Surely the civil service already knows that big cuts in public spending are being demanded of them.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Actually I think something can read out of this. I for one am getting rather sick and tired of the daily premonitions of doom and warnings of cuts and 'tightening of belts' coming from the government.

    One thing is preparing the population for cuts. Another is trying to get us to accept far more radical cuts than they are probably needed- which is precisely what's happening here.

    Make no mistake: while more efficiency and austerity might be needed, the current crisis has been fucking god-sent to the Tories, who are taking the opportunity to make more cuts they could have possibly dreamt of just 3 years ago. I bet the fuckers can't believe their fucking luck.

    Not good news. The NHS and welfare systems in particular are in severe jeopardy from this lot.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    stargalaxy wrote: »
    Don't civil servants read the newspapers or listen to a word their ministers tell them? Surely the civil service already knows that big cuts in public spending are being demanded of them.

    Seriously, you want Civil Servants to use the Daily Mail as the source of national policy? :lol:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Aladdin wrote: »
    Not good news. The NHS and welfare systems in particular are in severe jeopardy from this lot.

    Yeah but that's more an ideology issue than a budgetary one.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Economic Recovery for the Few
    By Rick Wolff

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26073.htm
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru

    Let Them Eat Wedding Cake




    let us wonder aloud where a poor boy who became governor of Arkansas and president of the United States (Clinton) got such a fortune that he can blow $3,000,000 on a wedding.

    The American people did not take up a collection to reward him for his service to them.
    Where did the money come from? Who was he really serving during his eight years in office?

    How did Tony Blair and his wife, Cherrie, end up with an annual income of ten million pounds (approximately $15 million dollars) as soon as he left office? Who was Blair really serving?
    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26063.htm
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    MoK wrote: »
    Seriously, you want Civil Servants to use the Daily Mail as the source of national policy? :lol:
    The government already does...
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    They use it as an opinion leader, policy is usually a reaction to that.
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