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GOVERNMENT TO REVIEW DEFENCE SPENDING

#1
According to Newsnight on BBC2 a couple of minutes ago, the Government will announce a comprehensive spending review of defence spending as a consequence of having to guarantee the bouses of city spivs and Icelandic tax-payers. Everything is up for review and the Navy's two carriers are looking a bit iffy. I wonder if the Icelanders want to buy a hundred thousand tonnes of warship-grade steel?
 
#2
AT55 said:
According to Newsnight on BBC2 a couple of minutes ago, the Government will announce a comprehensive spending review of defence spending as a consequence of having to guarantee the bouses of city spivs and Icelandic tax-payers. Everything is up for review and the Navy's two carriers are looking a bit iffy. I wonder if the Icelanders want to buy a hundred thousand tonnes of warship-grade steel?
No more bullets for poor old tom,the banker's pissed it all away on champagne and ferrari's.

I know this is not the NAAFI but what a bunch of utter,utter,utter cunts.
 

the_boy_syrup

LE
Book Reviewer
#3
As Gordon and Alistair throw Billions at the banks sooner or later someones going to figure out we haven't got £500 Billion
It's ok saying its costing every houshold in the UK £20,000 for these bailouts but every house hold in the UK isin't paying tax
It's good to know that he will have shares in the bank for all of us but the shares have to rocket upwards for him to get the cash back
Sooner or later he is going to start canablising somewhere else to find the money
The Forces,NHS and anything else he can skim cash from will be hit and hit hard
Some one described this as the best thing that could happen to Brown it's his "Falklands Moment" his handling of this will win the next election for him
This is where he thinks he can shine and that he is a world leader he will throw money at it like nobody's bussiness but someone somewhere will have to pay for it
In one swoop by taking the carriers,helicopters,jets etc from the forces and selling land off etc he will recupriate his money
You don't just find £500 Billion lying around if he had it he would have used it by now

Could the reccession ultimately bring about the end of Iraq and Afghanistan as funds dry up?
 

Flight

LE
Book Reviewer
#4
Cutting anything from the Air Force or Navy would leave..... No Air Force or Navy... I don't see how they can cut anything from the Army, not unless they want to use harsh language in the sandy places....
 
#6
the_boy_syrup said:
As Gordon and Alistair throw Billions at the banks sooner or later someones going to figure out we haven't got £500 Billion
It's ok saying its costing every houshold in the UK £20,000 for these bailouts but every house hold in the UK isin't paying tax
It's good to know that he will have shares in the bank for all of us but the shares have to rocket upwards for him to get the cash back
Sooner or later he is going to start canablising somewhere else to find the money
The Forces,NHS and anything else he can skim cash from will be hit and hit hard
Some one described this as the best thing that could happen to Brown it's his "Falklands Moment" his handling of this will win the next election for him
This is where he thinks he can shine and that he is a world leader he will throw money at it like nobody's bussiness but someone somewhere will have to pay for it
In one swoop by taking the carriers,helicopters,jets etc from the forces and selling land off etc he will recupriate his money
You don't just find £500 Billion lying around if he had it he would have used it by now

Could the reccession ultimately bring about the end of Iraq and Afghanistan as funds dry up?


I wonder who will buy this land maybe a merchant bank or maybe an overseas investment fund? You can guess where this money came from in the first place
 
#7
How much has the price of steel went up lately or has it dived like oil and copper? Trust Gordo to sell off assets when they arn't worth as much as when we bought them.
 
#11
Yes Jagman
time this bunch of Mentally Disturbed Bandits where given their Marching Orders.
john
Falklands Moment, starring El Gordo as Gen Galtieri.
 
#15
Weltmacht oder niedergang?

It seems that being a world power is too expensive, so we'll just have the downfall, thanks.

It's probably time to hand over that seat on the UN Secutiry Council, because we won't be able to justify it any more. God how I hate Labour. How can they look at what they've done to this country and feel satisified?
 
#16
the_boy_syrup said:
As Gordon and Alistair throw Billions at the banks sooner or later someones going to figure out we haven't got £500 Billion
It's ok saying its costing every houshold in the UK £20,000 for these bailouts but every house hold in the UK isin't paying tax
It's good to know that he will have shares in the bank for all of us but the shares have to rocket upwards for him to get the cash back
Sooner or later he is going to start canablising somewhere else to find the money
The Forces,NHS and anything else he can skim cash from will be hit and hit hard
Some one described this as the best thing that could happen to Brown it's his "Falklands Moment" his handling of this will win the next election for him
This is where he thinks he can shine and that he is a world leader he will throw money at it like nobody's bussiness but someone somewhere will have to pay for it
In one swoop by taking the carriers,helicopters,jets etc from the forces and selling land off etc he will recupriate his money
You don't just find £500 Billion lying around if he had it he would have used it by now

Could the reccession ultimately bring about the end of Iraq and Afghanistan as funds dry up?
There is no way Cyclops will ever take money off of the NHS, its Zanu Neu Arbeits flaship dept.
Mind you, once the air clears after the current financial debacle, it'll be the only blo*dy Flagship we are likely to have (in any sense of the word)
He'll be selling off the Crown Jewels if he thought he'd get away with it.
Anything and everything is up for sale with Zanu Neu Arbeit !!

Looks like Phoney Tony and the Laughing Frog got out in time , just to dump this mess in Cyclops' lap.
 
#17
At least this lack of cash , may stop the ID card that Zanu Neu Arbeit wanted to introduce
There'll be so few of us left in the country, we'll all know each other from the dole queues!!
 
#18
Even if we get rid of Broon whoever is left to pick up the pieces is not going to have much scope with the economy. The next administration is going to be unpopular because alot of civil service/council jobs are going to have to go as council tax will rise to recoup losses by public bodies.

Fortunately the CEO of Suffolk CC has seen alreadt the light and cancelled her advert for a 'diary secretary'. Her P.A. will have to do the job.
 
#19
the_boy_syrup said:
It's good to know that he will have shares in the bank for all of us
Why? As I understand it, they're non-voting preference shares. If the merchant bankers (that's cockney rhyming slang btw) decide to spend the £500bn on bonuses and Ferrari's all round, there's not a damn thing HMG can do about it.

Another astute financial decision by our wise leader.
 
#20
A.M. is quite correct. The advantage of preference shares is that they will recover the taxpayer's money faster but they do not give any control over how a business/bank is run.
 

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