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Month: September 2010

The Delusions Of Brendan Barber & Trade Union Dinosaurs

Brendan Barber is deluded.

He thinks that the coalition government’s austerity plans are “insulting claptrap”.  Barber should know a thing or two about claptrap – This is the man who thinks unfettered internet access should be a right for everyone with a job.  Sure Brendan, let’s have a workforce spending half its working day on Facebook.

I’ve got news for Mr Barber and his friends – Britain became a dark, brutish and more frightening place under a “government” that he, his organisation and its members supported.  Need I remind you that the Labour “government” – supported by funds from trade unions – was responsible for planning and partially implementing a surveillance state like none that has been seen before?  The Labour “government” seemed to take Orwell’s 1984 as an instruction manual.

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