Dumfries and Galloway Pensioners for Independence cordially invite you to our meetings in Lochthorn Library from 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm. Our next meetings are on 18 April, 23 May and 13 June. All are welcome, and it's free to join our growing band of older folk who long for independence for Scotland.
"The truth is that the national debt is fundamental to the success of our economy because it provides us with our national money supply, and we cannot survive without that. Those suggesting we can either limit this so-called debt, do without it, or repay it, must be treated with suspicion. What they propose not only threatens the entire public sector of the UK, but also the economic viability of the country as a whole. It is for them to justify why they would wish to do that." https://www.taxresearch.org.uk
"Here we're advised by the Norges Bank, the Bank of Norway, that "When you borrow from a bank, the bank credits your bank account. The deposit – the money – is created by the bank the moment it issues the loan. The bank does not transfer the money from someone else’s bank account or from a vault full of money. The money lent to you by the bank has been created by the bank itself – out of nothing: fiat – let it become. The money created by the bank does not disappear when it leaves your account. If you use it to make a payment, it is just transferred to the recipient’s account. The money is only removed from circulation when someone uses their deposits to repay a bank, as when we make a loan repayment... To sum up: banks create money out of nothing and withdraw it when loans are repaid."
"What is really depressing about today, the Autumn Statement that Jeremy Hunt will deliver, and the response we will get from Rachel Reeves, is the fact that all of them believe in the wholly artificial constraints that they impose on themselves so that government might fail to meet the needs of the people of this country. In no particular order these are:" Read on.... https://www.taxresearch.org.uk
“We’re making the switch because the analogue network that most home phones work on today is no longer fit for purpose and can’t keep up with the demands of modern life. That outdated network will be switched off for all phone providers by 2025. This is a once in a generation upgrade to ensure that everyone stays connected now and into the future. It offers lots of benefits and improved features over the existing system, like advanced spam call blocking.” https://theorkneynews.scot/2023