Tag Archives: Public spending

Lunatic, Asylum, etc.

Just when you think that David Cameron’s stumblebum government cannot get any worse, here’s a piece of news that does not bode well for British patients, taxpayers or both. Tom Chivers writes in The Daily Telegraph: The man [just] put … Continue reading

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Other People’s Money

In its combination of sanctimony, self-importance and taxpayer-funded extravagance, here—from Germany—is a perfect little tale of today’s political class: Education Minister Annette Schavan flew to a personal audience with Pope Benedict XVI using a military jet, at a cost of … Continue reading

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