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Joe Chi Minh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-19-07 03:18 PM
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89. I was just reflecting this morning on the same subject in relation to the UK
Edited on Sun Aug-19-07 03:24 PM by KCabotDullesMarxIII
media's take on taxation.

"We will lower taxes!" Oh really? WHOSE, you dumb SOBS?!?! Talk about conflating apples with oranges!

Never, but never do our infinitely perjured media bring up the matter of income differentials in relation to the levels of income-tax levied, because that would tend to make the matter a subject for analysis and discrimination between what would be appropriate - and even, God FORBID - the NECESSITY of income tax in a just, modern society! People might even start on about the shift from income tax to flat taxes, and the resultant, hideous, nationwide destruction of our social and material infrastructure.

They might question the creation of additional tiers of management (pen-pushers) in the NHS, in place of trained physicians, nurses and in-house cleaning services. Nay, the very existence of hospital trusts, and the general decentralisation of taxation of which they are just one of the innumerable, iniquitously inequitable consequences.

The largest hospital trust in Wales re-nationalised their cleaning services, with the result that the rate of MRSA infection has been reduced by 74% over the past 6 years, and has won international attention for the impressive results, which it puts down to "good practice on the wards". The Welsh assembly intends to complete the move to in-house cleaning services with the re-nationalisation of the last private hospital cleaing service.

"International attention", yet the only way the British people get to hear about it, is from Private Eye, the satirical magazine.And even THEY don't use the dreaded word "nationalisation" or "re-nationalisation" in these case.

And our politicians and media don't even have the excuse that they would fear being terminated with extreme prejudice by the "robber-baron", corporatist oligarchs or their surrogate moles within the panoply of State, if they broached the subject honestly and explicitly.
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