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November 18, 2017Posted by on
This week on Facebook: Blissful ignorance, Tax Havens and the Paradise Papers —
To each his suff’rings: all are men,Condemn’d alike to groan,The tender for another’s pain;Th’ unfeeling for his own.Yet ah! why should they know their fate?Since sorrow never comes too late,And happiness too swiftly flies.Thought would destroy their paradise.No more; where ignorance is bliss,‘Tis folly to be wise.
October 28, 2017Posted by on
This week-on-Facebook: As a retired civil servant, though not in the same league as Sir Robert (Tuesday’s article), I have long thought that the whole pensions system — particularly that of public sector pensions — was a train wreck waiting to happen. Successive UK government consistently deferred this forthcoming train wreck in the hope that it will not happen while they are in office, perhaps even hoping for deus ex machina. Read more of this post