I'll believe it when I see it...

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Cold_Collation, Apr 29, 2013.

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  1. Cold_Collation

    Cold_Collation LE Book Reviewer

    Or, 'not nearly as it seems'?

    Strong headline, followed by 'under plans' (i.e. not firm) in the standfirst, to 'pressure being applied' (i.e. sod-all's guaranteed) in the body copy.


    Health and schools cash for defence - Telegraph
  2. Political suicide to touch the sacred cow of SkoolsnHospitals.
  3. Well schools and hospitals benefit people.
    The ability to put 48 f35 in the air to bomb gabon not so much.

    Not having enough cash to join uncle sams latest gap year adventure is a feature not a bug:(.
    Last two wars have been a disaster unless the geneals can craft a resonabe pan out of what ever bullshit n10 wants done est say home.
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  4. Nevergonnahappen
  5. nevergonnahappen and quite right, too. The world is getting less less warry, particularly the bit of it in which the UK finds itself...
  6. Technically feasible, due to Departments routinely underspending, but Politically toxic.
  7. I think Foreign Aid should be the first to go before schools and health.
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  8. Can we include the boatload of cash we send to the needy of Europe every day in that?
  9. But that would mean leaving the wonderful Socialist Republic of Europistan, which our wonderful Govt keep threatening to do as part of their manifestos but never seems to happen!
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  10. Hush now or Alsacien will ban you.
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  11. I couldn't have my say when we got voted in, but now I'm old enough, I'll definitely have my say this time round!