This clock broke up when I tried to move the hands on.
It was so flimsy that it was not possible restore it.
Threw it away.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Fred Harrison explains how the parasites got control of the world.
It took a long time, but was well under way in England by 1429.
This was the year when the 40 shilling freehold became the bar below which freemen could not vote.
The House of Commons became the tool of the landed aristocracy, who, from providing 100 per cent of the monarch's revenue in 1066, the percentage had dropped to below 10 per cent by the 1840s.
Lloyd George and Philip Snowden were the last Chancellors who attempted to rectify matters by introducing a Land Tax.
The author illustrates the failure by listing the grotesque subsidies given to… Read more
6 of 16 people found the following review helpful
The title of this review is taken from page 80, Chapter 11 - 'Half Time Score' - and it sums up what this government is about, as does the title of Chapter 10 - "Omnishambles".
In offering a survey of all that is incoherent, contradictory, and down right malicious about this government, the authors have done a brilliant job: a wide ranging survey crammed into 84 pages.
Read it and weep.