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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:14
Replies: 119
Views: 2,210
Posted By Majlis
Nothing? - who are you proposing is going to do...

Nothing? - who are you proposing is going to do all this checking for nothing?

Remember its not only one guy - we have over 100,000 people working in various Quangos - are you going to check every...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:47
Replies: 119
Views: 2,210
Posted By Majlis
Given that he was appointed to this body by the...

Given that he was appointed to this body by the previous administration and was only promoted, I would guess that he wasn't checked in any way at all.

tbh I'm not really sure it is worth...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 05:02
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
But even if we had had a 'normal' downturn you...

But even if we had had a 'normal' downturn you would still have faced the same issue - Keynesian economic theory was not followed.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 05:01
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
I understand that you expect everyone to believe...

I understand that you expect everyone to believe that the NHS is somehow different from any other major organisation where expanding output is a prime driver in increasing productivity - no evidence...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 04:53
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
Indeed - this was a very bad move. Along with the...

Indeed - this was a very bad move. Along with the forcing of companies to take contribution holidays of well funded funds otherwise they would be investigated for tax evasion. This shows that crowd...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 04:48
Replies: 6,144
Views: 113,108
Posted By Majlis
Oh dear - the Spirit Level was debunked years...

Oh dear - the Spirit Level was debunked years ago, you can still listen to Tim Harford taking it apart on the BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00tgwz7/More_or_Less_27_08_2010/)

Even the...
Forum: Politics 19-04-2014, 11:21
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
LOL - bad but not quite as deluded as "we have...

LOL - bad but not quite as deluded as "we have abolished boom and bust"

How's that working out?
Forum: Politics 19-04-2014, 11:18
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
Yet even with that poor record he wasn't as bad...

Yet even with that poor record he wasn't as bad as Brown
Forum: Politics 19-04-2014, 11:15
Replies: 6,144
Views: 113,108
Posted By Majlis
Yet another bonus for England - bring it on

Yet another bonus for England - bring it on
Forum: Politics 19-04-2014, 11:12
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
You seem to expect everyone else to take what you...

You seem to expect everyone else to take what you say on faith - why would that be?



See above comment
Forum: Politics 19-04-2014, 05:24
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
That doesn't explain why expanding output leads...

That doesn't explain why expanding output leads to lower productivity - every other sector shows the opposite.



So exactly how much was the total cut to capital spending if you are unable to...
Forum: Politics 19-04-2014, 05:21
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
Irrelevant - at some point you are going to...

Irrelevant - at some point you are going to experience a downturn, the cause doesn't really matter - what does is how well you are prepared for the inevitable.

Which is precisely why you should not...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 17:15
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
I think that all you can hope for is, did they...

I think that all you can hope for is, did they leave the economy in a better state than they inherited it? - anything else is really just eyewash.
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 17:11
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
yes - self selecting polls (like this thread) are...

yes - self selecting polls (like this thread) are only good for a laugh
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 17:01
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
I wouldnt judge everyone by your own standards.

I wouldnt judge everyone by your own standards.
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 16:50
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
If he didnt win on a Labour supporting website I...

If he didnt win on a Labour supporting website I would be shocked. :D
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 16:49
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
It was 29 - it tells you in your link. If you...

It was 29 - it tells you in your link.

If you want to take a poll consisting of a total of 42 self-selecting people on an internet web site seriously then fill your boots. I only take any great...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 16:39
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
Why would you sacrifice productivity by...

Why would you sacrifice productivity by increasing output? :confused:



So maintaining productivity would have led to people dying? - can you get any more desperate?
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 16:34
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
By 29 people :D

By 29 people :D
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 16:32
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
For the best, I would tend to go with James...

For the best, I would tend to go with James Callaghan - he made a decent job of the devaluation of the Pound even when Wilson was making a clown of himself over it. For a recent contender I would say...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 16:16
Replies: 6,144
Views: 113,108
Posted By Majlis
there certainly seems to have been a significant...

there certainly seems to have been a significant increase in delusional posters
Forum: Politics 17-04-2014, 17:10
Replies: 101
Views: 2,449
Posted By Majlis
out of 32 votes :D

out of 32 votes :D
Forum: Politics 17-04-2014, 17:06
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
That is what happens when productivity falls - it...

That is what happens when productivity falls - it costs more to achieve the same amount of output. Why you are having trouble with this concept is unclear. :confused:

Had spending on the NHS been...
Forum: Politics 17-04-2014, 16:27
Replies: 122
Views: 2,984
Posted By Majlis
Hmm - you are aware (or possibly not) that the...

Hmm - you are aware (or possibly not) that the same story was in the Staggers - are they now a 'right wing Labour hating paper with a despicable record'?




Indeed.. :D:D:D
Forum: Politics 17-04-2014, 15:32
Replies: 280
Views: 6,206
Posted By Majlis
That is because you dont understand what...

That is because you dont understand what productivity is a measure of - you think it is simply a measure of total output when it is really a measure of the ratio of input to output.

Unless you...
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