What is the world coming to?
When I was in hospital not so long ago, I declined to view the television because I refused to pay the money to watch it, so I took my Ipad with me as an alternative. I pay less to use my Ipad than I would to watch the television, but that’s not the point, the point is that whilst patients have to pay £42 a week for the privilege, prisoners are paying much less to view the box.
Patients in hospital are not there because they want to be there; they are there because they’re not well.
They might not of course watch it whilst their ill, but once they’ve recovered a little, then it is there to watch, if only it wasn’t so much money.
Even so, I know when I have been hospitalized it’s nice to have some background noise, or to have something to cheer you up and, make you laugh a bit, because laughter, joy and creativity are an essential part of the healing process.
People that are in prison are there for a reason; they’re there because they have been involved in a crime of some kind, consequently why should they qualify for Sky TV.
David Cameron might be defeated by the situation, but why is he helpless to stop it, he is the PM for goodness sake. So it’s acceptable for prisoners to get Sky TV for a £1 a day and, it’s okay for hospital patients to be charged extortionate prices for watching, but he’s saying he can’t do anything about it, but he can charge for vacant bedrooms and, extra council tax levies. It appears that there is one rule for them and one rule for us and, as long as it’s bringing in money, who cares who suffers, because whilst they have the money to pay for their refinements and, it doesn’t affect them, then it’s not happening.
It seems that more and more is being outstripped by private firms, which as David Cameron points out he didn’t do, but the government before him did. He can’t keep holding the party before him responsible, at some point he has to step up and take some blame, after all, he wanted to be PM, so with that comes the mess that goes with it.
Being Prime Minister is like a marriage, once you’ve signed up for it, you have to take it for better or worse, there is no in-between and, you can’t make others accountable for the mistakes that you’ve made and, you’ll make plenty along the way, human beings are not unfailing, not even the Prime Minister, but we must learn from our inaccuracies and, not blame others.
The art is to learn from our mistakes, one mistake is fine, you can crawl back from that, even a second mistake is fine, but a third mistake you can’t crawl out of the muck without difficulty.
Just because David Cameron took control as Prime Minister, does not mean that everybody else has to suffer. David Cameron said he is powerless and, I believe that is the case; he is powerless because he has no concept of what is going on. He said that we need a change, but when is he going to tell us what that change is, because nothing has changed for the better, only for the worst.
It’s not about the future of the financial system; it would not matter how much money you took off people, you’d still never be out of financial debt. We are 1.1 trillion pounds in debt and counting and; we’ve nothing to show for it and, we the people are the ones that have to shoulder that debt.
The PM said it’s about the future of our country, well with 1.1 trillion pounds to pay back; it doesn’t look like this country has any future.
I know that I went off on a tangent, but the point I am trying to make is, if he is frustrated and can’t do anything, then why is he our Prime Minister?