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The Great Raymondo #033

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This Week: Walking the thin-line between… £400 million and £500 million.

A choice of two inconsistent calculations…
 

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The Great Raymondo #032

Introducing The Great Raymondo | Tightrope-Walker

This Week: Walking the thin-line between… ‘The Scotsman‘ and ‘The Telegraph‘.

Saying different forms of nothing to different audiences… I mean really!! In the internet age?!!
 

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The Great Raymondo #031

Introducing The Great Raymondo | Tightrope-Walker

This Week: Walking the thin-line between… ‘different countries’.

I think in the last few days an important lesson we’ve learned is that 10%=30%. #unionistmath [@meljomur]
 

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The Great Raymondo #030

Introducing The Great Raymondo | Tightrope-Walker

This Week: Walking the thin-line between… 28.9% & 26.6%.

The SNP got 28.9% in Scotland, compared to UKIPs 26.6% across the UK, and yet…
 

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The Great Raymondo #029

Introducing The Great Raymondo | Tightrope-Walker

This Week: Walking the thin-line between… not-needing fiscal constraints & unsustainability.

Once again, there’s the view from the real world and the view of the BBC!!
 

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The Great Raymondo #028

Introducing The Great Raymondo | Tightrope-Walker

This Week: Walking the thin-line between… Shaving Foam & Silly String

If you’re gonna get caught on film, choose a programme your judge doesn’t care for!
 

Jonnie Marbles tries to throw shaving foam at Rupert Murdoch. He gets six weeks in jail.

Two men attack Fiona Bruce with silly string. They get £80 fixed penalty fines.

Contrary to the BBC’s headline in the Bruce article, a fixed penalty notice is not a fine. A fine is a sentence after somebody has been found guilty. Police sometimes issue a Caution (the accused person admits guilt and gets a temporary criminal record lasting five years). A fixed penalty notice is a flat fee for alleged minor anti-social behaviour; it does not admit guilt and is not a criminal record.

Marbles, meanwhile, immediately appealed against his sentence. His judge decided to send him to jail while that is pending, so even if his appeal quashed the custodial sentence, he will have spent the time in jail anyway and not receive any compensation.

Compare and Contrast
by Merrick
Aug 05, 2011, 11:35

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The Great Raymondo #027

Introducing The Great Raymondo | Tightrope-Walker

This Week: Walking the thin-line between… News & State-Sponsored Propaganda

So, what can you blame on the disabled?
 

… Isn’t the BBC failing to meet the requirements of its Charter that it serve the public interest?

We’ve grown to expect the disablist propaganda of the DWP and the outright bigotry of the Daily Mail, a hate-mongering rag which makes the late and unlamented News of the World look like an edition of the Church Times, but shouldn’t we expect better of the BBC, shouldn’t we DEMAND better of the BBC?

DWP Uses BBC as Puppet Yet Again
Where’s The Benefit?
by DavidG
TUESDAY, 26 JULY 2011

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