The Website of the BBC Young Pioneers

The Song of the Pioneers

The people’s flag is brightest red - it helps us earn our daily bread
Though skinflints mock and Tories jeer - the licence fee’s not really dear
The licence fee! The licence fee!
It pays the bills for you and me!
From single mums in Bethnal Green - for expense accounts and limousines

If they don’t pay the licence fee - it’s jail and chuck away the key
For posh school fees and winter sports - we need to add a few more naughts
Our pensions are inflation free - all paid for by the licence fee
The licence fee! The licence fee!
Don’t take away our licence fee!
A hundred and thirty odd quid a year - will keep the red flag flying here!

Thursday, 18 October 2007

Please - not me guv!

The Beeb's US correspondent Matt Frei has obviously heard about the pending job cuts!

He's got a full page self promoting hagiography on the website.

Quote - "No politics this week, just pure self-indulgence. I apologise but, if you can't deal with that, stop reading now - and remember suckers you're still paying for it anyway."

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