And If So, Why?
Thanks to Busfarehome (Guardian Online) for the thought
This little gem arose in a discussion thread following an article reporting Boris Johnson’s support for Gordon Gekko and hailing greed as a “valuable spur to economic activity.”
He is yet one more ‘swivel-eyed loon’ to fawn at the feet of Thatcher somehow forgetting that it was the Tory party who defenestrated her.
The mayor added: "It seems to me that though it would be wrong to persecute the rich, and madness to try and stifle wealth creation, and futile to stamp out inequality,”” Guardian 28/11/13
There is an alternative to BoJo’s greed manifesto.
Collect in all the tax from the tax-avoiding mega rich and corporations.
Put the basic rate of Income Tax up to 60% for all those getting (note, not ‘earning’) over a million p.a.
Levy a 90% tax on Banker’s Bonuses ....... and Hey Presto!
Crisis? What crisis?
Austerity? Who needs it?
Isn’t ‘sharing’ grand?
This is the last blog for a while as an appointment with the surgeon awaits. The knee that has been such a pain for the past four months is about to go under the knife.