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    Pathological gambling addict nicks £500K

    The difference is that online gambling would provide an easily obtainable/verifiable log for law enforcement to confirm where the proceeds went, when they were spent and over what duration. Online gambling sites demand ID such as passports and utility bills. Other forms of gambling such as casinos and private card games do not offer as much traceability. The cash could be taken out of cash machines, supposedly 'lost gambling', and hidden under his mattress waiting for him to get out!
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    Staff go unpaid at tech start up

    The business might be super, just needing a lot of time to get it going and not having cashflow. Share options and working for free might be a very attractive gamble/investment that could make you a brazillionaire! I guess stealing the client list was tongue in cheek.. few industries have client lists that could realistically be useful when sold to a competitor. Any resultant court case that publicised your name could be very damaging to your future prospects e.g. https://www.judgments.im/content/J1306.htm DFE involvement is irrelevant. Startups = high risk.
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    Staff go unpaid at tech start up

    Anyone including idiots can start a business and offer jobs. Just read the other employment tribunal writeups on gov.im. If you are applying for a new job, know that staggeringly high numbers of startups fail. Make sure you get share options or some other reward that justifies the risk.
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    Manx Radio

    Anyone can get a fancy car on finance. You need more evidence of wealth and the source of it.
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    media censorship

    Speech, on the topic of free speech, banned from Speakers Corner: He pledged to read someone else's speech after they were detained for three days and refused entry to the UK: Political correctness is a cancer in late stages. Why can't bad ideas be exposed by debate?
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    Boundary disputes

    You can search previous published judgements to see what the Deemster looks for: https://www.judgments.im/content/search.mth?doctype-1=on&textsearchtype=1&searchtype=3&pagesize=50&searchaction=Search&searchtext=boundary
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    Cheap cars

    Try this http://manxmotortrader.com/search-results/?aagent=Private+Listing&rentbuy=&location_level1=&minprice_buy=0&maxprice_buy=2000&minprice_rent=0&maxprice_rent=9999999999999
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    2018 phone book

    My rabbit was still happy to receive his through the door. He's already up to Insurance Brokers the greedy git.
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    Panama Papers 2 is due to start later today

    Hmmmm well that was a waste of half an hour. Hardly shocking that a couple of billionaires have links to the Isle of Man. I'd have thought that they would have demonstrated the most scandalous revelations in the short time they have. They've shown sod all!!! Maybe tomorrow..
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    Manx Telecom lose Government Contract

    Isn't it the case that when you have business mobiles on the same MT contract as business land lines that the calls between them are free? Does this mean mobile phone bills will be going up dramatically?
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    Island considering Sierra Leone support

    I'm not sure if I should have detected sarcasm in your post. There's no money left at the end of the year. Outgoings are paid for from reserves. Treasury ministers have estimated/warned of the end of the National Insurance fund in 2050. A person or a company claiming to be wealthy when in fact they are on the way to being broke in the relatively near future, without taking any action to reverse the trend, is a bit foolish.
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    Island considering Sierra Leone support

    The government is not wealthy. The liabilities which are not being addressed are increasing to the point that welfare and services are being hit. The National Insurance fund is due to run out in 2050. Government should not be giving away money until there is a sustainable budget. It is irresponsible to do so. The population are relatively well off. The population are free to donate to charity as they see fit and can afford. A more responsible approach from the government would be to set up an official Isle of Man 'Just Giving' page for each cause that arises. It would be cheaper to pay someone to publicise each cause and approach businesses for donations then it would be to give away hundreds of thousands. But after factoring in Isle of Man government pensions that might actually not be the case....
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    Muslim terror attack on London Bridge

    There are a couple of good TED talks from former violent radical Muslims and a view on how muslim kids end up separated from society and easier to radicalise. https://www.ted.com/talks/deeyah_khan_what_we_don_t_know_about_europe_s_muslim_kids The problem is that many muslims are told that integration/friendship with non-muslims is not allowed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4D_OLm-RV4 Islam needs reforming as previously said. In the short term, close faith schools including madrasas as JW says.
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    Muslim terror attack on London Bridge

    When ravers became a nuisance in 1994 the government had no problems restricting the freedoms of minorities and giving police the power to shut down events featuring music that's “characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats”. In the Quran we have a book espousing hate, segregation, violence and intolerance. Undercover reporters find that hate preachers visit mosques and speak to the masses telling them how stupid non-believers are. Children have the Quran beaten into them at madrasas in the UK. People are free to believe whatever bullshit religion they want but it's time to take away some freedoms to make a dent in the problems of Islam in the UK. Census figures show that one in ten children under five in England and Wales is from a Muslim family. Despite Muslims being 4% of the population. The UK will turn into an Islamic country anyway, the question is how to get get a moderate revised version of Islam before the UK becomes Islamic. A version of Islam that non-believers can live beside, instead of the version that allows the stoning of rape victims and throwing of homosexuals off buildings. Here are some UK suggestions: Close/outlaw all mosques and outlaw muslim public congregations until further notice Outlaw the broadcasting of 'the call to prayer' Outlaw madrasas and install monitors at muslim only schools Mandatory exam for 16 year old girls with harsh penalties for parents who subject their children to female genital mutilation Outlaw prayers and religious practice in any UK school Outlaw street preaching of Islam Get a grip on muslim gangs in prisons Prevent polygamists bringing additional wives/ex-wives to the UK after going abroad to marry their four wives. Big benefits cuts for families with more than two children. Roll back this crap: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/10716844/Islamic-law-is-adopted-by-British-legal-chiefs.html
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    Muslim terror attack on London Bridge

    It needs to be repeated until the government are shamed into addressing the root cause. As proved by the rape gang scandal, authorities would happily sweep issues under the carpet rather than grasp the nettle.
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