Friday, 18 October 2013

Georgie Porgie

‘Georgie Porgie pudding and pies
Looks really smug while he tells us lies’  

“So Facebook paid zero corporation tax last year by channelling sales through Ireland in another example of an internet company making a mockery of British tax rules. 

Was this what chancellor George Osborne had in mind when he tweeted in April that he was ‘thrilled to welcome’ Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg to Number 11 and that her efforts were ‘good for economy and society.’ 

Thanks to Private Eye for again exposing hypocrisy and bullshit at the heart of our democracy in their latest issue.

In another article P. Eye exposes the ways that Lord Rothermere goes to some length to avoid paying any taxes in the UK. For the uninitiated, the ignorant and the ‘not bothered,’  it may need spelling out that Rothermere owns the Daily Heil - a rag that makes much of its Britishness. And supports the Tories......

P.S. There is also clever little cartoon featuring Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin listening to the sounds emanating from The Hundred Dacre Wood

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