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Originally posted by loves a conspiricy
Its to divert attention away from the people really destroying our country,.....the large corporations that fail to pay their taxes, year in, year out.
Far easier to blame someone who is at rock bottom already with no way of fighting their corner
edit on 9-2-2012 by loves a conspiricy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by EvanB
Apparantly if you are unemployed, you are "feckless", "scum", "a scrounger" and all have wide-screen tv's, the latest clothes and holidays, all bought for by the tax payer..
Life is rosey and full of leisure if you are on the dole, and you sit there watching daytime tv, constantly laughing and taking the piss out of the tax payer..
I do not deny that there is a very small minority that do, however the truth is very different..
Most have to take a choice of whether to eat or heat their homes.. Most are not "workshy" and try all they can to get work, however here in the UK there are 500000 new jobs to go around 3 million unemployed! 8 out of 10 of those new jobs are filled by cheap foreign labour, imported by the REAL scum; greedy employers who do not want to pay going rates.
The government wants to cut benefits still.. So villify a very large group of people, who by the self same governments policies, have lost their jobs by no fault of their own.. These "scroungers" have to learn to buy all of these holidays they seem to have lots of and flat screen tvs on £67 a week! I would suggest that those villifying and blatantly lying about claiments should try to just EAT on that, let alone anything else..
And still they want to cut those benefits..
I see a dour and violent future for this country if this persistsedit on 9-2-2012 by EvanB because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by woodwardjnr
reply to post by SearchLightsInc
There is also something to be said about the demise of the British pub. Once a place for working class people to come together to discuss social issues and politics. These places have been sanitized and are over priced and not as attractive for people nowadays, hence why so many are closing down.
There is a constant vilification of the working class and it serves it's purpose when working class people accept it and choose to fight amongst themselves rather than channel that anger in the direction of TPTB.
It makes sense to have us all at each others necks, looking down on one another. Look how divided working people are in this country, Black v White, Immigrant v Indigenous, public v private sector, Old v young, North v South.
The people in charge must be loving it. Knowing they can get on and do what they want, while the rest of us squabble amongst ourselves.
Originally posted by brommas
reply to post by EvanB
I do not know what the answer is, but i do believe that it is time for things to be run by and in the name of the people rather than the elites, i am sure we are intelligent enough to come up with a system better than the current one where the few farmers reap everything. I would like to see children growing up happy and everyone living lives that they felt were being fulfilled rather than this.