UK in a worse mess than Spain.

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by BiscuitsAB, Dec 8, 2009.

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  1. BiscuitsAB

    BiscuitsAB LE Moderator

    Just clipped this from a news letter the OH receives. Thought I would share it as it is rather thought provoking especially for those that know what a mess Spain is in.

    "Spain is also planning to increase its VAT rate from 16% to 18% in summer next year. The bill has not yet been passed and, again, this will be met with some resistance.

    In relation to ECB Will Exit Cautiously, I was surprised to read elsewhere that Spain has been given until 2013 to get its public deficit under the maximum allowable of 3%, while the UK has been given a year longer.

    That says quite a lot about the state of the UK's finances and, Edward Harrison makes a good case for how ineffective Quantative Easing really is."

    So basically the UK is allowed an extra year to get its shit sorted because its a nigh on impossible task, and one that the present incumbent idiots will pass on to the next government whom ever they may be.
  2. Makes you wonder why anyone in their right mind would want to take on such a bloody catastrophe as Gordon and Co have created
  3. To be honest it makes me want to go and live in Spain :!:
  4. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah, I have thought about it myself. Nice climate, Lawyers you can trust (no, straights, you can - would they lie?) a nice Villarette next to some git from Southend who flogged his taxi plate to his cousin. Who is also his sister and who has the entire first series of Heroes in hi-Def DVD and likes a vodka around 10.30am.....

    Cant think why I decided I would never leave the Island?

    We never did get the hang of chucking donkeys off of church roofs, and if we breed bulls, it's to improve the stock, not have some shortarse fairy prance about and torture them to death in a girly costume.

    But apart from that?

    And burning Protestants.

    And those silly scooters

    Dont start me on their hairy birds.

    No. I cant think of a reason not to move from the UK to Spain. Straights I cant.
  6. So what exactly would the penalties be that the UK would face should the Govt not get its act together ? I mean if were talking being barred from the EU or its membership revoked then surely thats playing into the UKIP's type policies ? Fiscal punishment is equally non-tangible... "they're in debt.. so lets fine them so theyre in even more debt.."

    Or am I getting the wrong end of the stick here ? Either way.. UK Plc is not a good place to be for the next couple of years.. that beach in Phuket is looking better and better as the months go by....

  7. I can cope with acrobatic donkeys and effeminate nancies in full von trappe regalia fannying about with a foil and upsetting the local livestock.
    As for burning chapel dwellers well who cares!
    The silly scooters are no match for a good 4x4 with a paddy pusher on it, and I've humped more hairy birds in boxheadland than I care to remember!!!
    So it would appear to me the only thing I need worry about are dodgy lawyers :roll:
  8. You gotta love a place with a name like Phuk et :lol:
  9. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    You've never hired a Spanish 'escort' have you?

    Thought not.

    London. Capital of the known world. Accept no substitute.

    Unless you are into fat Somali birds, or birds with luxurian mustachioes, or small birds who were christened 'Eric'?

    Send us a card? I'll stick with Brit birds and taxes, thanks.
  10. I'll hire one on your recommendation and if I can still write while trying to hold my intestines off the floor and crawl to the postbox after my back doors been smashed you'll get your card :wink:
  11. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    You've got a point. Spain aint all that bad and I have chums down Sitges I can put you in touch with if thats what you're into? PM me?

    But on the whole, I'll stick with the Island. It aint perfect by any means, but Jesus, I do love the place.
  12. Love this little green and pleasant blob myself ID.
    But not what the lunatic leaders have done to it!
  13. you obviously aint been to phuket in the last 12 months 8) daily shootings, murders, more indians and pakistanis than bradford, cost of living through the roof, and for all you randy gits on R&R(do they still call it that)the highest rate of AIDS in the world,better off staying in Camberley at least the aids % is not so high there :p
  14. No worries.. Sure that I can find a beach somewhere thats not got AIDS riddled slappers and cheap beer on tap !!

    Well... then again... maybe not !
  15. BiscuitsAB

    BiscuitsAB LE Moderator

    Well the thread was meant to be about the mess that Broon has put us in, but since we've gone off vector. As much as I like the idea of good old "Blighty" the country I grew up in etc etc etc.

    I much prefer the reality of Spain which has its fair share of problems however they are out weighed by the many benefits. So Ironduke me old mucker stay here and keep a light burning mate but when it gets too bad there'll be a beer and a pit to doss down in at my gaff.