If women were savvier they would see why blokes are so much better at so much

June 23, 2011

Viva la difference.

Dunno why the bloody lefties persist with their efforts to impose equal pay upon us.

They are at it again this week.

Labour is welcoming moves by Green MP Catherine Delahunty to introduce checks and balances to the Pay Equity Act.

Labour’s Women’s Affairs Spokesperson, Carol Beaumont, is hailing this as a positive initiative in an otherwise negative and outdated environment for gender equity.

The awful reality she prefers to overlook, of course, is that blokes deserve to be paid more than sheilas in many spheres of activity because they are better at it.

Alf had been tempted to say blokes are superior on all fronts, but Mrs Grumble pointed out she is his superior in the washing and ironing department and also with cooking meals, dusting and vacuuming (among other things), largely because he does not get much practice.

Can’t win ’em all.

But blokes like Alf are rejoicing today at news that –

LinkedIn Data Reveals Men Are Savvier Online Professional Networkers Than Women

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Watch the investment bankers when the asset sales start – they can screw us without our noticing

May 25, 2011

Alf recently posted an item on bonking bankers.

Today he draws his constituents’ attention to their flair for screwing their clients – in the US, at least – when they are not screwing their mistresses.

A particulary shabby case has been highlighted in The New York Times.

The item spotted by Alf kicks off with a proposition that is glaringly obvious:

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned in the aftermath of the financial crisis, it’s that stiffing your client is not a crime. Not if you’re an investment bank.

The writer illustrates this with a couple of examples.

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