“Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.”—Winston Churchill
Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess:
“The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”
“A talented head cook at a school in central Sweden has been told to stop baking fresh bread and to cut back on her wide-ranging veggie buffets because it was unfair that students at other schools didn’t have access to the unusually tastyÂ offerings.”
“They [Labor] are indeterminate and compulsive liars. They’ll lie and lie and lie.Â Â Every person in the caucus of the Labor party knows that Julia Gillard is a liar…”.
Kelty to Labor: hands off superÂ (Andrew Bolt)
Bill Kelty warns desperate Labor off looting super to balance its books:
BILL Kelty – a founding father of Australia’s superannuation system – has warned the Gillard government to stay away from tax changes to super in its search for savings and new revenue to meet the pledge of a budget surplus.
The Indo’s know a sucker when they see one:
From aÂ fascinating leak:
THE Indonesian government invited Kevin Rudd to join a World Leadership Forum panel in New York last week and share the floor with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in a forum on “emerging powers” at the same time Julia Gillard was attending the UN General Assembly.
Conroy be cursed!
How much longer must we suffer fools like this?
How on earth did government get in the hands of the most incompetent moochers in the land?
Oh yes, they come running:
We should welcome the jet people – refugees from the oppression of the new socialist republic of France. I’m sure they and their wealth-producing talents will fit in very well:
But the budget dismayed business by opting for tax hikesâ€”includingÂ a 75 percent tax on those earning over one million euros a yearâ€”by holding public spending and not cutting government jobs.
Pretzel Logic & unconstitutional pandering to Islam:
“Islam has its place in France because the Islam of France, it is a part of France,” Interior Minister Manuel Valls told representatives of the Catholic, Jewish and Protestant communities attending the official opening the mosque capable of hosting 1,500 people.
It’s hard to exaggerate the economic strife Europe spent itself into.
The budget breakdown indicated that France needs to make 36.9 billion euros ($48 billion) in savings if it is to meet its target of reducing its budget deficit from an anticipated level of 4.5 percent of GDP this year to the EU ceiling of three percent in 2013…
The French economy is currently flat-lining and latest data on jobsâ€”unemployment has topped three million, around ten percent of the workforceâ€”and consumer confidence point to that trend continuing into the winter.
Ministry budgets were slashed by 8.9 percent for next year and public sector wages frozen for a third year as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy battles to trim one of the euro zone’s biggest deficits…
The central government sees budget savings of 13 billion euros in 2013, with spending down 7.3 percentâ€”not including social security and interest paymentsâ€”and income rising 4 percent thanks to a 15 percent leap in value-added tax take…
A quarter of all Spanish workers are unemployed and tens of thousands have been evicted from their homes since a housing bubble burst in 2008 and plummeting consumer and business sentiment tipped the country into a four-year economic slump.