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calendar   Sunday - June 28, 2009

A figment of socialist imagination and invention.

This appeared in the Sunday Telegraph, letters, and just begs to be posted here.  Especially in light of posts by Drew and Christopher.
The letter struck a chord in this house and so I am sharing it without any comment. What could I possibly add anyway?
This fellow has said a lot in very few words.

What prompted his letter are comments by the party in power here. Left leaning Labour, who have brought ‘class’ into the political arena. Again.

BRITAIN.  A BANANA REPUBLIC?

Class is largely a figment of socialist imagination and invention. Yet so large is the chip on their collective shoulder that socialists are quick to blame their own shortcomings on any privilege enjoyed by others and remain convinced that centrist control is superior to individual liberty.

Socialists claim to be fighting class wars for the betterment of the masses, yet from the French and Russian revolutions in the 18th and early 20th centuries through to the present day, it is the masses who have suffered most from the imposition of socialist policies.

The sad truth is that socialist activists are invariably in pursuit of power for power’s sake and the rich trappings of power.  They promise the earth to gain a popular mandate, but they aren’t interested in the welfare of their supporters and deliver little.

Their policies are usually profligate, wasteful and don’t work.

As a result of hardline socialism masquerading as moderate, caring New Labour, voters have been fooled three times in the last 12 years. Britain is now virtually bankrupt, swamped by immigration, dominated by the EU, our Armed Forces are overstretched and under-resourced, education and health are choked with bureaucracy, the police are too often running amok and Parliament, gripped by greed has lost control and is despised by the general public.

Britain has become a banana republic without bananas and we should hang our heads in shame until we can rid ourselves of those still clinging to power who have betrayed their country and their origins.

John Gouriet
Dilton Marsh, Wiltshire


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 06/28/2009 at 03:31 PM   
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