Group: uk.railway · Group Profile
Author: David Hansen Date: Mar 6, 2008 09:24
On Wed, 5 Mar 2008 12:01:42 -0800 (PST) someone who may be bobrayner
gmail.com> wrote this:-
>Alleged? Are you trying to imply in any way that the subsidy doesn't
Alleged. The figures can be looked at in a number of ways with
different conclusions following on from that.
That London based mass media organisations only mention particular
sets of figures tells us something about them, rather than the
>It is often more expensive to provide public services when population
>density is lower;
Incorrect. It is often more expensive to provide services when
population density is lower, whether they are provided by the public
or private sectors.
>but if this is a problem perhaps people should move
>to places where it's easier to provide the services that they want,
You would prefer further clearances of large parts of Scotland, mid
Wales and several parts of England? Where would this process stop?
>perhaps they should accept that fewer services are practical, rather
>than expecting somebody else to cough up.
Taxation is a way of redistributing money. The National Illness
Service is a case in point, money transferred from the well to the
ill. Perhaps the ill should accept that it is not practical to look
after them with expensive treatments, rather than expecting somebody
else to cough up.