no that isnt what the laffer curve says and he once drew one for me on a napkin he says that theoretically the
@TheaDickinson No that isn’t what the Laffer curve says (and he once drew one for me on a napkin). He says that theoretically there is a peak rate after which rises reduce revenue. But we don’t know if we are to the left or right of that peak for any given tax.
on the night of the referendum result i was waiting with toby to go on itv it looked like leave would lose nar
On the night of the referendum result I was waiting with Toby to go on ITV. It looked like Leave would lose narrowly. Toby told me that this wouldn’t be the end of it. He told me of plans to press on, call for another referendum and use the loss as a springboard for leaving.
just to be clear what it meant to my family the confiscation of their property years in hard labour camp for m
Just to be clear what it meant to my family. The confiscation of their property, years in hard labour camp for my grandfather, exile to the edges of Siberia for my Dad (aged 10) and my grandmother. Never going home again. All this happened because of October 1917.
im in an unaccustomed position with katie hopkins my normal attitude is sympathy to almost anyone in trouble b
I’m in an unaccustomed position with Katie Hopkins. My normal attitude is sympathy to almost anyone in trouble. But she’s different. She hypothesised she could make a fortune by saying awful things, becoming a horrible racist. It’s important for public discourse that she failed.
i wonder if its ok when condemning the behaviour toward owen jones amp anna soubry to gently point out that jo
I wonder if it’s ok when condemning the behaviour toward Owen Jones & Anna Soubry, to gently point out that John McDonnell called for Tory MPs not to be able to show their faces in public without being challenged by direct action. And this shows at least the problem with that.
how can someone be foreign secretary take themselves seriously as possible pm or even be a lead columnist on t
How can someone be Foreign Secretary, take themselves seriously as possible PM or even be a lead columnist on the Daily Telegraph and still think that there will be an implementation period without a deal? Here are the final 2 pars of Boris Johnson’s column this morning. Amazing.
the idea that the person responsible for the quote on the right was selected as a labour candidate after this
The idea that the person responsible for the quote on the right was selected as a Labour candidate AFTER this became public is so appalling I genuinely wonder if I am reading a piece of invented news or have somehow misunderstood. But I don’t think I have.