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All posts by Richard H.

Below are all of Richard H.'s postings, with the most recent are at the bottom of the page.

Typical BBC mentality - thinks itself itellectually superior and entitled to tax everybody regardless of whether or not they watch the BBC (quote to Mary Whtehouse: 'If you don't like the programme you can switch off'). Removing the licence fee (or its substitute) would bring it back down to earth - 3,000 to a (male) presenter for 15 minutes in front of an autocue on Points of View (female presenter on similar format 'Newswatch' received 440), participants on 'Have I Got News For You' 20,000 per episode; the list goes on. Would our lives be ruined if they were removed from our screens? Who is more important; a 10.00 per hour supermarket shelf stacker whose work ensures we can eat or a celebrity? There are quite a few people out there who have had more than enough of the BBC...

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