Entries Tagged as 'Economic Rantings'

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Speaker “Wants what’s owed to me”

The Commons Speaker, Michael Martin has announced that, contrary to the many public calls for reform of the MP’s expenses troughing system, everything is just peachy and he wants what’s owed to him… well, quite fucking frankly, if you entered the Commons with that sort of mindset, you shouldn’t have taken up the fucking job. […]

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

The Great British Haircut

Sadly I’m not talking about the kind of haircut you get down the barbers, and in fact, “haircut” is probably putting it lightly, it’s more of a full-on head shave. The budget Darling came out with very effectively manages to achieve fuck all, the amusing 50% tax rate for earners over £150,000 will be particularly […]

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Want to Join the Euro? The Criteria’s Pretty Maastricht Y’Know.

So, the Euro, the up-and-coming currency of the world, and in my eyes, very soon to become the reserve currency of choice over the Dollar. As a Brit, I do very much love the designs of our banknotes, I think the title image along the top proves that point… the designs are very nice, and […]

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Economic Crisis, Spend Spend Spend!

So, where exactly do we start, the UK is in recession, as is the Eurozone and US for that matter. Sterling has fallen to some of the lowest levels going against the dollar and Euro and to top it all off, we’ve also got some of the lowest bank rates going as well. So, what’s […]

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Short-Selling Banned

What. The. Fuck This is a bad joke right? please tell me this is a bad joke? no? shit? Ironically, The actual short selling business got blamed last time around when the great depression was on, I think even Keynes took the opportunity to have a bitch about it – though of course, it’s utter […]

Monday, August 11th, 2008

PayPal Rip-off Card

Does anyone genuinely have tits THAT pointy… have you ever seen the iPod advert people with tits like that? no, neither have I, it looks like she’s wearing some fucking valkyrie outfit on her upper torso, only disguised because some artist did a schmucky blue over her. And that’s not all, someone should tell the […]

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Driving to the Pub Costs More Than the Booze

Well, actually this doesn’t apply to me at all, the pub is within walking distance, and it’s overstating really because Petrol costs about £1.10 a litre, whereas a pint of the black stuff is around £3.05 . Anyway, I wouldn’t want to ruin the mood too much by being overly upbeat; the bank decided to […]