Budget Bitching

It’s budget time again and the local news agencies are putting on the usual show for the general public. It’s amazing how many armchair economists are featured in order to provide comment on the financial state of the country.

BBC Newsline, as usual, picked the biggest morons they can find, film them at their kitchen table bitching and gurning about how this budget is hitting their pockets. I would like to know exactly where they were schooled in recessionary economics. ‘1p per litre drop in fuel tax is not enough’. Maybe the government will drop it by 30p per litre. Maybe they’ll lower income tax. Maybe they’ll stop incentives for business. Oh no, now there’s no money for schools and hospitals. Suddenly these morons are back on the TV giving off about why wee Jimmy can’t get the operation he so desperately needs. Continue reading “Budget Bitching”