Strike on 30th June

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  1. BTH

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    I had no idea BM was home to so many capitalists, captains of industry, millionaires, old Etonians and landed gentry in general. My, I am in exalted company!
     
  2. bluemonday

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    Or it could be a great life-lesson in standing up for what you believe in.
     
  3. Cheesy

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    What you believe in is the key here. What do the kids believe in? Should they be indoctrinated into a way of thinking just because that's what their parents think? Or should they just be allowed to carry on with their schooling?
     
  4. bluemonday

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    It's not about indoctrination. It's about principles. It's the same as dealing with bullies.
    If you don't learn to stand up for yourself - then you're going to have a rough ride through life.

    A life-lesson learnt this early has got to be more valuable than one day in school. It's something that's more likely to stay with you.
     
  5. SWP's back

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    50% tax plus 7% NI not high then?
     
  6. brooklandsblue2.0

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    Can everyone note the following;

    Public sector workers DESERVE a higher than average pension.

    Public sector workers MUST retire earlier than the rest of us.

    Public sector workers HAVE to have their precious 'flexi time'


    They are among the most lazy, work-shy incompetent numb skulls this country have to offer and yet they have the neck to hold the rest of us to ransom and blame those nasty tories (NOT Tony and his cronies who let the bankers play Russian Roulette with our futures!)

    Utterly, utterly thick, blind individuals who HATE to see people getting rich from hard work and risk taking.

    I really hope Cameron steps up to the plate here and sacks the lot of them- ANYONE who strikes- lets see how they get on in the real world.

    People in the private sector know what it's about.
     
  7. gordondaviesmoustache

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    Good to see you're not generalising as only a halfwit would do that.

    My brother and mother both work in the public sector and they both work longer hours than pretty much anyone I know in the private sector.

    Just because the public sector (and pensions) need reforming doesn't mean that we can function as a civilised society without one.

    As for the 'real world' what exactly is that? I bet you wouldn't survive five minutes in the industries I've worked in, especially as the first pre-requisite was engaging with people and having a personality.
     
  8. Lucky13

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    Got a letter off the daughters school yesterday , year 9 and 10 have got a day off on Thursday.

    As this strike is about paying more into their own pension, why couldn't they have had a protest march in their own time , they've got a 6 week holiday in 3 weeks time.
     
  9. tommyducks

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    Great. Sack ALL the public sector people taking industrial action. Then notify any crackpot who wants to come into the UK that the borders are unmanned. Really pisses me off when people flap their gums about stuff they know nothing about.
     
  10. SWP's back

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    Because no one would give a shit. Whereas the lovely teachers just want to disrupt and don't give a shit if it means you having to take time off work/spend money on childcare or just that your kids lose a days teaching.
     

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