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Welfare: Britainís downward spiral into a third-world economy
telegraph uk ^ | 03-17-2013 | Jeremy Cecil-Wright

Posted on 03/27/2013 7:22:25 AM PDT by HogsBreath

SIR – The Archbishop of Canterbury and his bishops are doing their job when they show concern about child poverty. But where do they imagine that the money will come from to solve this problem? The country is effectively bust and, despite the efforts of the Government, is having to borrow ever more to enable us to continue to live beyond our means. Our current welfare costs are among those contributing to mounting debt that will blight the lives of our children and their children. Every pound that the taxpayer spends on services to the population makes it harder for the wealth-producing activities to function, and this puts us on a downward spiral to a Third World economy.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: britain; economy; socialism; welfare
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This was just a letter to the editor that caught my eye. Are things in England getting bad?
1 posted on 03/27/2013 7:22:25 AM PDT by HogsBreath
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To: HogsBreath

Why dont they do what Cyprus did and just take the money that is saved in British banks?
Its just sitting there not being used for public good.
for the children!


2 posted on 03/27/2013 7:27:37 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: HogsBreath

WHY did we bother to save these wretches in 1918 and 1942?

REAL Anglo-Saxons must be spinning their graves at the mess their degenerate descendents have created.


3 posted on 03/27/2013 7:36:49 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: HogsBreath

ping


4 posted on 03/27/2013 7:40:31 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thingGive them --- Joe Pine)
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To: HogsBreath

Amazing. One generation pretty much brought down the entire Western Civilization.


5 posted on 03/27/2013 7:45:15 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: Noamie

It all started when Atlee defeated Churchill in 1946, the die was cast.


6 posted on 03/27/2013 7:45:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ZULU

That is not the point. They are the canary in the coal mine. We are set for an economic calamity in the next generation. We know it. It is just that so many of us refuse to believe that it could happen here.


7 posted on 03/27/2013 7:46:22 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: dfwgator

‘It all started when Atlee defeated Churchill in 1946’ & the national health service.


8 posted on 03/27/2013 7:47:32 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Jim from C-Town
‘It all started when Atlee defeated Churchill in 1946’ & the national health service.

One lead to the other.

9 posted on 03/27/2013 7:47:59 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jim from C-Town

We need a good old fashioned World War.


10 posted on 03/27/2013 7:48:20 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: dfwgator

The world has never been in great shape, but the rate of the decline of Western civilization - in every data point (economic, social, legal, etc.) - is directly attributable to the actions of one generation.

The generations right before them couldn’t do to the West in 2 world wars what one generation has done in a time of relative peace. It’s pretty amazing.


11 posted on 03/27/2013 8:01:54 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: HogsBreath

YES YES YES.
I came from there and came here because of how the Uk is going.
No one told me though that in a short 5 years America would go the same way, hell in some ways America is more socialist, at least the UK stopped runing their trains and yet this Govt still runs AMTRAK


12 posted on 03/27/2013 8:22:58 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Jim from C-Town

I would believe it. It’s why I’m a prepper....atleast as best I can for my living situation.


13 posted on 03/27/2013 8:37:00 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: Jim from C-Town

It will.

The creeping disease of western European socialism is already here in the form of Muslims, high taxes, socialism and the present case in the Supreme Court where the leftists are pressuring society to recognize biologically impossible pairings by sodomites.

We need a revolution, but who would show up?


14 posted on 03/27/2013 8:38:08 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: HogsBreath

We have problems, but we havent yet dissolved into Escape from New York type territory quite yet.


15 posted on 03/27/2013 8:55:53 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: ZULU

You didnt save us in 1918 or 1942.

And those wretches have stood at your shoulder from 1917 to 2013. Since WW2, we have stood at your shoulder in Korea, the Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan. We stood at your shoulder on the night of September 11th 2001. With people like you, I wonder why we bothered.

And our young men and women continue to do so in Afghanistan. In fact one died there yesterday doing his duty, you ingrate.


16 posted on 03/27/2013 8:59:03 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: dfwgator

1945.


17 posted on 03/27/2013 8:59:18 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: manc

NO NO NO.

Britain still has problems, some very serious, but the UK is not dead yet, far from it.

And we need people to stay and fight for Britain, not run.


18 posted on 03/27/2013 9:00:39 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

Well, we DID save your butts in 1918. Had the US not entered on your side, the war would have been a draw. You were bogged down there and NOBODY was winning.

Without US intervention in WW2 in the form of Lend-Lease and our military, you would be speaking German by now adn so would the Russians - the ones who were left.

Had Lloyd George, Clemenceau and Orlando not been so bent on destroying the Kaiser’s Germany after WW1 to their own advantage, there would have been no WW2.

Half the problems in this world were generated by the British Empire and its STILL doing it with these third worlders infecting the west.

By the way, since you are a Scotsman, why the hell are you sticking up for the English?? Remember Culloden??

Sorry about the dead Brit. Too many westerners have died already trying to civilize those savages.


19 posted on 03/27/2013 9:21:14 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: the scotsman

Unless you flush those damn Muslims out, you’re FINISHED.


20 posted on 03/27/2013 9:22:43 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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