Re: bank security is handwavy nonsense
your bank knows your ni number? i either feign ignorance (easy at my age) when asked or ask them if they're going to be making contributions to my pension.
920 posts • joined 27 Oct 2014
this is nothing to do with "being critical of the government" but the fact that Ma was trying to wrestle the ability to give credit ("printing money" for the goldbugs amongst us) away from the state.
unregulated credit (a policy introduced in the early 70s in the UK) is responsible, amongst other things, for insane house price inflation as the banksters are only too happy to have indebted people chained to their benches for fear of losing their houses.
worked on the shop floor for a firm run by a mechanical engineer, doing minute operations as part of the whole effort. we were given a mass of words and numbers printed out from a spreadsheet that had "all the information". so complicated that the fuckwit manager couldn't understand it, whilst we, of necessity, could decipher it. no attempt was made, or even conceived of, to present relevant info in a useful fashion.
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