Category Archives: Language Abuse

Binge Drinking – Another Case of Language Abuse

“When words lose their meaning, people lose their liberty” – Confucius The political left wing have always been masters of language abuse. They take a word with an emotional response like “poverty” which conjures up mental images of starving children … Continue reading

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Fuel Poverty – Socialist Double Speak

There are so many kinds of “poverty” today that the socialists are eager to “deal with” that you almost need a reference guide for the definitions. One of the silliest kinds of poverty is “Fuel Poverty” defined as: Households are … Continue reading

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The OECD, “Child Poverty” and Socialist Double-Speak!

When most people think of the phrase “Child Poverty” they conjure up the image of emaciated children in rags and feel an emotional urge to “do something” to eliminate such a terrible thing. Well according to the OECD, we should … Continue reading

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Millionaires, Tax Loopholes & Fair Shares

It has become very popular to rage about millionaires avoiding their fair share of tax by exploiting tax loopholes: “Tories leave open tax loophole for the mega-rich” – Mirror “Footballers pay 22% tax thanks to Loophole” – Daily Mail Let … Continue reading

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