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by | 20th, March 2007

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WITH the budget looming it’s all about where the money goes today. Dominic Lawson on the fiasco that is the Olympics. The entire idea, let alone the budget, is based upon a fallacy. George Monbiot is also against the plans: he because the locals in East London don’t get a say. Well, that’s what happens in centrally planned states. The Public Accounts Committee says that no one in the NHS can actually do any accounting so we don’t know where the money has gone. Roger Bootle says that Gordon Brown is responsible for wasting our money but that he won’t be held to account. Libby Purves insists that we can beat El Gordo by eating old cheese.

Tax & Spend

Polly Toynbee insists that things are different, we shouldn’t let any nasty tax-cutters get their way (…”a Labour government proving what the Nordics always knew that high public spending is part of the secret of economic success.”). In response one of Gordon Brown’s former civil servants calls him a “Stalinist”.

Working Class Sluts

In other news, a four times married former jou rnalist calls journalists “sluts”. Phillip Hensher is calling for the BBC to

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