I was looking forward to Hogmanay.
I was feeling quite happy and in synch with the world.
Then I popped over to Tom's place to read his latest and I blew another gasket. Tom links to those nice folks over at the TPA and between them, they tell us the awful news: the thieving bastards want even more.
Those of us who are unlucky enough to be average will be spending TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHT DAYS working for the government in 2012.
I have a short message for them:
(Image nicked from a Twitterite. I forget who, but thanks anyway).
The money you earn from 27th July to 31st December? You can keep that. You can manage all of your bills from that, surely? What else were you going to do with it? Pay off some debt? Improve the house? Buy clothes for the family? Take a holiday? Save some of it?
Time to wake up. Time to get real.
Your useless fucking government needs it.
To send aid to Brazil. To send aid to India. To send aid everyfuckingwhere.
They need it to replenish their wine cellar. To gold-plate their pensions. To pay outrageous salaries to chief cuntstables and local authority chiefs. To send to the bastard EU. To pay those feckless millions for not working. To pay for the stupid olympics. And a thousand other stupid things.
And some of you still wonder why I want to
Time to join me.
Time to starve the beast.
They can't waste it if you don't pay it to them.
Oh and by the way, Happy fucking New Year.