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I feel for you mate
and I strongly suspect that in many area's (seen it near where I live) councils controlled by certain parties deliberately make life hard to prove a point,
The successive mismanagement of the economy of decades has culminated to this point, it isn't all Camerons fault, but Brown, Blair, Major, Thatcher, Heath and so on. We need a reboot
Originally posted by Germanicus
reply to post by stumason
You can only ever do that in a state controlled economy and that is doomed to fail eventually for other reasons.
I disagree. Socialism seems to be the obvious and only way forward. Its time to roll the dice it would seem. Capitalism is a gigantic beached whale and we are just throwing buckets of water on it. I say let it die. This is more than a 'double dip recession'.
People are more and more ready for something else by the day.
Socialism as employed by the european social democratic parties simply papers the cracks for a while on borrowed money. Money borrowed from banks I might add.
The country's leading economics think tanks issued a spring report on Thursday predicting gross domestic product growth of 0.9 percent for this year and 2 percent for 2013.
Since it is only the middle class getting heavily squeezed