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About tryingtobefair

More than a little interested in how we can all make the community we live in a better place. "The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed" Gandhi. Let's all learn what's enough.

Brexit..Hard or Soft is a problem

https://www.nerinstitute.net/blog/2017/06/09/life-is-based-on-many-assumptions-until-they-prove/

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Ireland’s housing crisis

https://www.nerinstitute.net/blog/2017/06/02/housing-for-homes-a-classic-case-of-market-failure/

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Odd bits from Wednesday’s Press

Trump, meanwhile, faces bipartisan opposition to his budget plans to take from the poor and give to the wall. The president wants to reduce spending by $3.6tn – slashing everything from Medicaid to Meals on Wheels – while putting an … Continue reading

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Brexit and Gibraltar !

As we all know well over 90% of Gibraltarians voted to Remain within the EU. Having your cake and eating it comes to mind since well over 90% voted in a referendum to Remain in UK ! Lets be clear … Continue reading

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Rule #1 in politics-Never invade Afganistan.H McMillan 1963

Obviously Tony Blair either wasn’t aware of this or didn’t believe it. Britain invaded, fought in and retreated beaten from Afganistan 4 times in the last 170 years. 1842, 1880, 1919 and most recently 2014 which was in good PR … Continue reading

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The Free Market, the only way to go??

As we know the USA is the bastion and the major promoter of the Free Market, minimum Gov’t interference, minimum regulation (eg. no maternity leave, no legalised annual vacation), low or no minmum wage, minimum taxes,  every man for himself … Continue reading

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Objection to Obamacare. Why?

Is it an ideological issue, the withdrawal of the extension of healthcare cover to millions more Americans, or is it something much less complicated? Follow the money usually gives a fair guide as to folks motivation. Obamacare is/was funded by … Continue reading

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