Rubbing our noses in it

English: Margaret Thatcher Grantham's most fam...
English: Margaret Thatcher Grantham’s most famous daughter http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/327245 – a caricature used in the ‘Spitting Image’ TV series, now a prized exhibit in Grantham Museum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Margaret Thatcher Grantham statue drawings unveiled

So says the headlines on the BBC News website.

Unless they build it out of Kevlar and house it behind an impact resistant polycarbonate screen then I can’t see it staying intact for long.

Authored by Chris Hall

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The human cost of unemployment

English: (The Depression) The Single Men's Une...
Image via Wikipedia

Having spent a few years unemployed under Thatcher and Major I can really feel for the people featured in this BBC article.

The quote from Ben Gillet sums up how it can be when you’re in such a situation, it shows how alien this sort of existence is and how far away it is from what man needs.

“I have no routine, I have nothing to set my day by,” he says. “It’s sometimes light, it’s sometimes dark, that’s the passage of time as far as I’m concerned now.”

Go read the article. Pray for change to their circumstance and for a change to the system that dumped them there.

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