The despair Of The British nation.

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

A Reminder.

For One Short Moment Forget The Expenses Debacle.



In the midst of all the justified furore of our once honourable members, I wish to pause to look at the mess 12 years of Labour lack of governance has brought us.

Education an utter shambles, hospitals no better than untold billions of wasted cash, police thuggish and politicised, a disgraced speaker still lauded as he is forced to quit. Our secret services and armed forces strapped for cash, a public transport like a "Carry On" film and our roads so badly maintained they kill untold thousands a year. We have a State Broadcaster who now makes The USSR Pravda look amateurs, we have laws forced upon us by a crowd of unelected EU Commissioners aided and abetted by an expenses culture Parliament, that puts our fraudsters in the bottom half of the Conference League.

At the head of this unmitigated disaster sits a man who picks his nose in public, is as nasty to his own party non-believers as he is to the rest of us doubters of his sanity. You might care to add your own list of failure and incompetence.

So amongst this shambles and wreckage of out Country Jimmy Brown "carries on" regardless. The Speaker, Labours' own place man, is forced to leave in shame. His ministers more singly corrupt than the rest of The House put together, remain intact and rich beyond most peoples' dreams. What has the great man have to say?

"Mr Brown again resisted calls for an early general election saying the crisis was not about government but about the system and it was reforming the system that would solve the problem."

Translation, "Nothing to do with me Guv." So was the system created in America? Did he change the system over the last 12 years? You bet he did. Well if these revelations of collective greed, neglect and utter arrogance and incompetence fail to force an election what will it take? For sure the real economic tsunami has not yet reached beyond the beach. That will hit around October. We should take heed and vote Labour into oblivion, or else face further destruction.

AN ELECTION NOW!

3 comments:

Richard Jones said...

Which is precisely what Dave needs to remind the country, and I'm glad that he's started to. Even IF Parliament was running properly with all MPs of the stature of Douglas Carswell and Frank Field, we still face the monumental problems you mention. But to face them with half of the MPs slaving away over their expenses claims and battling the fees office when they don't get what they want, then what hope is there?

As I've said before, and as Douglas Carswell said this afternoon outside the HoC (or was it Norman Baker on Newsnight?), our MPs have no authority in passing laws in our name until this mess is sorted out and until a lot of the dead wood are cleared out. They have no legitimacy in representing us or trying to ru(i)n the country.

I've a stinker of an email to send to various MPs about how they've either stood up for democracy and have been openly critical of MM, or have accused his detractors of making him a scapegoat. Anybody in Westminster defending that oaf MM deserves everything they get!

subrosa said...

Indeed we do need an election but we also need the rules to be changed to allow more people to stand rather than just the wealthy or the party workers who the high heid yins think deserve a go at the top job.

Anonymous said...

Im sorry here oldrightie I copied and pasted your above item (hat tip given) I posted it on a blog here in dorset Full of bl""dy lefties so I knew it would kick of this is one of the(typical) replies.





¨Education an utter shambles¨.

That may be true, but it´s a damn sight better than it was 20 years ago; and please do remember Labour are rebuilding or refurbishing every single school in the country. Why?, because the last incumbents did as little as possible and didn´t mind kids being taught in leaky Portacabins, using out of date text books, sitting on wonky chairs, etc.

¨Hospitals no better than untold billions of wasted cash,

I´m not sure that I understand that bit, but my experience of the Health Service was back in the early ´80´s and the last few years; I´m very impressed by the improvements.

¨Police thuggish¨

Presumably, you mean the latest bit of riot control – there´ll always be a few bad eggs, it´s appalling, but it´s a fact of life. Whether it´s Teachers, Social Workers, Police or Football Hoolies, a few bad eggs stain the rest.

¨.. a disgraced speaker still lauded as he is forced to quit¨.

The Old Boys Club – why are you surprised

¨Our secret services and armed forces strapped for cash,¨

Really? Evidence please? Certainly there are a few examples of appalling planning, but on the whole, not too bad.

¨ a public transport like a "Carry On" film ¨

I was without transport about a year ago, all the buses and trains I took left and arrived pretty much on time. Cost £20 a week to use any Wilts and Dorset Bus at anytime. Granted there aren´t many over here, but over the water I never had to wait more than 15 mins to get a bus.

¨ and our roads so badly maintained they kill untold thousands a year¨.

Actually it´s about 3000; 20 years ago it was about 6000 – maybe there´s a message there?

¨We have a State Broadcaster who now makes The USSR Pravda look amateurs,

I can´t say that I understand that bit, the Beeb aint perfect, but it´s a damn site better than anything owned by Maxwell.

¨ we have laws forced upon us by a crowd of unelected EU Commissioners aided and abetted by an expenses culture Parliament, that puts our fraudsters in the bottom half of the Conference League¨.

So, unelected is bad, but so is elected. Your point? Remember, we are still one of the least corrupt countries in the world, so calm your hyperbole.

When people complain about the EU they seem to be saying that we have a long history of good Government. I can see little evidence of that, but find that when I´m in Europe their standards are far more ´civilised´ than ours.

I´m certainly not impressed with Brown, but then I wasn´t with Blair, or Major, or Thatcher, or Callaghan

¨His ministers more singly corrupt than the rest of The House put together,¨

Yeah, I know, all those tennis courts and moats and Duck thingies, oh, sorry, that´s not them.

"Mr Brown again resisted calls for an early general election .... reforming the system that would solve the problem."

He´s squirming, but basically right. The system, voted for by MP´s of all colours, is the main cause, and then of course the MP´s, of all colours, who used the system. The vast majority of them have used a poor system in a reasonable manner – J Knight has always published his expenses – not in great detail, but at least he published.

¨So was the system created in America?¨

No, it was created here, and voted on by our MP´s – of all colours.

¨ collective greed, neglect and utter arrogance and incompetence fail to force an election what will it take?¨

What will an election change? We may get a new colour of Gov´t, but it´ll still be the same Old Boys Club. What we need is a change of system, and the only people who can do that are our elected MP´s, so don´t hold your breath.

Also. don´t forget that the reason we know about the expenses farce is because of an excellent piece of Labour legislation. I wonder what happened before we had the Freedom of Information Act?