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Kopek last won the day on August 3 2015

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  1. Pedantic Manx police state strikes again

    Perhaps WTF should reprint that in capitals so that you re-read and understand his meaning this time?
  2. Pedantic Manx police state strikes again

    Apparently you're excused further debate !!! Someone loves you?
  3. Pedantic Manx police state strikes again

    Which you would be doing by working 'till normal retirement age. By different line you mean the Police? Sure over 55? you may not be able to run after young criminals and there can't be desk jobs for all of you. Perhaps more older and wiser police might gain more respect from the public and this could lead to more respect fot the law and fewer criminals? I'm over 65 and can still work at 80-90% of what I have done for the past 50 years, you can't be that decrepit that you could not continue to contribute to yoiur previous role?
  4. Pedantic Manx police state strikes again

    Maybe we should re-stock the palette that the judiciary use? It would be better if we were given an explanation of this situation to stop the speculation. The papers could publish the original trial report?
  5. Pedantic Manx police state strikes again

    If you are able to retire early on a Govt pension and then take up another Govt job, the tax payer is paying you twice when you are obviously able to carry on working to the same retirement age as the rest of us. The latter also applies to any work after early retirement. Your defense could well be that this was the promise made to you when you were in short police issue pants and that the Govt should not be allowed to break their promises to us. Trouble is, the Govt are breaking their promises to us and would like to do so on other matters if they can get away with it, 'free NHS'. Not just about you Derek, of course, anyone working after early retirement is costing us all in extra prices/fees.
  6. Douglas Promenade Horse Tram Tracks

    It's not Disneyland, it's a major through route, into and out of Douglas. Just build a road.
  7. Manx Gas MD to resign (?)

    You can go 13 hours between pees!!! I thought I was doing good on 8hrs.
  8. What is happening with kfc place

    Whatever ends up there, We will all flock there like Lemmings to a cliff face and, hopefully, be suitably embarrassed by our behaviour in view of our cynicism here.
  9. Mere Child Becomes Health Minister

    Who are you calling Fat? (2nd).
  10. What is happening with kfc place

    Oh give him a proper answer, not a fudge! I did hear that Dolce & Gabbana were taking it, so something is afoot! ( No, I don't know).
  11. Mere Child Becomes Health Minister

    What the Health Service needs is an ex design engineer running it.
  12. Douglas Promenade Horse Tram Tracks

    Put them in Chris Robertshaws garden!
  13. Abort67

    Nice to know you have a clear and concise view!
  14. Mere Child Becomes Health Minister

    " I don’t think anyone up there understands budgets and planning and management."" It is possible to perfectly understand budgetary requirements BUT not be able to do anything about an emerging situation that is beyond their control! Would we really want our NHS to stop providing health care when they reach their budget cap? Should they just be given the extra 20mil that they obviously need in this years budget? There may well be superfluous management at Nobles but it is likely that those who know that their job is on the line are the ones who will make the best effort to find solutions in order to justify their being retained? It is the management who are safe who may be making the least effort? Ironically, IO Man Newspapers have found that the majority are in favour of the Prom Scheme at 20mil! I wonder if the question was to spend that money on OUR Health Service or the Prom would elicit a different response? A more controversial way of looking at this would be to blame medical staff ( including Nurses!!!!) Quelle Horreur ! It's all very well to blame the cost of locum Docters but 'Bank' Nurses? Surely not? Yet, it could well be that a bank nurse or locum docter wanting to work only 30 hrs for more money than a staffer gets for 40 hrs is PURE greed and they could be part of the problem. The DHSC. have reported that their financial woes are related to drug costs and locum staff costs, this latter supports the above? The drug costs are beyond the IoMan clout but are being addressed by the English Govt. The long term solutions are exactly that, Long Term. In the meantime , do we want to keep on providing an excellent Health Service, YES! Do we want to pay 20mil for a new Prom while reducing Health Services, NO!
  15. Animal ban for 'appalling' cruelty

    Evenin' All, " Now then Uhtred, we can't go around inciting violence, can we? You may find me on your doorstep! " Yours, Jack W.