THIS IS TOO TRUE TO BE FUNNY
Featured in the May 2012 handbook.
The next time you hear a politician use the word 'Billion' in a casual manner, think about whether you want the 'politicians' spending YOUR tax money.
A Billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into some perspective in one of its releases.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.
A billion Pounds ago was only 13 hours and 12 minutes, at the rate our government is spending it.
Stamp Duty, Tobacco Tax , Corporate Income Tax , Income Tax , Council Tax, Petrol/Diesel Tax , Inheritance Tax
Alcohol Tax , V.A.T., Vehicle Tax PLUS Dozens of other Taxes
Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago and our nation (The United Kingdom) was one of the most prosperous in the world.
We had absolutely no national debt. We had the largest middle class in the world and Mum could afford to stay at home to raise the children and EVERYONE was proud of their Country