Monthly Archives: March 2016

Weekend News Roundup

Originally posted on daryanblog:
A budget Enron would be proud of Osborne has been accused of using accounting tricks to hide a £56 billion hole in his budget. Falling growth and the risk of Brexit over the referendum have all pushed down…

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So much for value for money

One has to despair sometimes at the ineptitude of politicians and their inability to listen to others. I was reading today the letters page of my Engineers journal and one of the contributors was telling about how back in 1987 … Continue reading

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Debunking the Great Reagan myth

Originally posted on daryanblog:
A central founding myth of the Tea Party is the legacy of Ronald Reagan. It is one of the reasons cited for supporting Trump as they see him as another Reagan (although its worth noting that not…

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