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Modest proposal

Mark W has an excellent idea for getting the bank bail-outs off the government’s books:

Gummint invests £50 billion in new bank shares.

AIH, gummint spending is about £50 billion per month.

Solution: for the next one month, all public sector salaries, welfare and pensions payments etc will be paid in bank shares!

Truly, a plan with no drawbacks…

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  1. October 10, 2008 at 12:34 am | #1

    Ta for link.

  2. October 10, 2008 at 10:16 pm | #2

    Perhaps he could do the same with a Citizen's Basic Income, paid in RBS stock. And ponies.

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