Pumps of freedom — 2 Comments

  1. I think the take by the taxman from a gallion meant space was opened for big guys like Tesco to draw profit from volume sales. The little guys had no real way to make a shilling.
    But I think it’s more serious economically than the loss of the local pumps. Transport policy has meant the carless unemployed remain so. And while playing the US game with regard to the poor is one thing, making certain they can’t get work is another.
    One of my earliest memories derives for angst caused by Faisal of Saudi Arabia when the lack of petrol and my grandmother in the hospital in Cashel coincided.

  2. We have created a society where fewer and fewer have more and more, where the gap grows ever larger, and where, in the end, no-one is happy

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