Samizdata quote of the day
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If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that, if it is comfort or money it values more, it will lose that too.— William Somerset Maugham, Strictly Personal 
Morality is doing what's right, regardless of what you're told. Religion is doing what you're told, regardless of what's right."- unknownIt would seem the original quote was a protest against religion. But I didn't think the protester would have come up with the substitution herself.
Why does Labour persist in creating state dependency unnecessarily? Or at least it would, given the chance. Its half-baked food in schools policy makes no sense. Most children in decile one to three schools – the lowest income – arrive at school with breakfast on board.
“Part of the problem is that the Libertarianz are just too damn principled, and all about promoting their core ideology," said political commentator and lecturer Bryce Edwards.