Our response to patriotism has many potential pitfalls. On the one hand we are expected to stand resolute, hand on heart and sing the national anthem or be branded a pariah Jeremy Corbyn style. On the other hand displays of patriotism attract anything from patronising ‘little England’
Most young people living in the UK now have never experienced true free market capitalism and when they complain about capitalism are actually complaining about corporate-socialism and statism. Labour favours one, Tories favour the other, but they are both statist, they both wield state force to take from the worker without directly returning value and in the middle is the productive worker forced to pay their own bills and everyone else’s.
Now that Corbyn has been chosen to head up the New Old Labour Party, it’s a good time to be reminded of why we never want them in power. “Mr Speaker, all levels of income are better off than they were in 1979. …what the
If they think the state system is going to change how it operates in the face of such unassuming reasonableness, they are going to keep getting abused by a partner who has a completely self-centred agenda.
What is the most plausible explanation for each administration basically continuing the same underlying theme regarding the EU, regardless of party? The current offer of a referendum by 2017 represents a ‘forced hand’ in response to the rising popularity of UKIP — Cameron’s show of
What does government have the right to do? Override your freedom? Allow others to override your freedom? On what basis? This presentation clearly and concisely explains the correct principles underpinning the proper role of government.
What kind of party makes it a selling point, to deny voters their democratic voice on a decision of such import as EU membership? What kind of voter thinks this denial of democracy is worthy of support?
You might be forgiven for thinking it would be the intervention of dusty old Deans and Chancellors overseeing ‘correct’ dissemination of opinion, but in fact the research revealed that the Student Unions, not the Universities, were actually the most restrictive.