Skip to comments.Throw The Bums Out
Posted on 05/02/2008 5:36:11 PM PDT by Kaslin
Elections: U.K. voters resoundingly rejected the Labour Party in local elections last week. It was no capricious shift, but a citizen revolt against trendy carbon and nanny-state taxes that empower only bad government.
Best of all, London's 5.5 million voters threw out Labour's biggest bum: Marxist Mayor Ken Livingstone a man so detested he forced Labour to spend the bulk of its campaign cash to defend his re-election after eight years in power to the neglect of other districts. Nice going, Red Ken.
The "very big moment," as Tory chief David Cameron put it, echoed conservative victories in France, Germany, Sweden and Italy and signaled Britain's alignment with them. The reason was also largely the same costly, overweening and unresponsive government that does what big governments do best: fail.
In Britain, the burden was intolerable. Labour has savaged the poor, battered Brits with tax after tax, pushing the government's tax-take to its highest level ever.
At a time of high oil prices, Labour taxed motor fuel and, for good measure, threw on a $16 daily "congestion tax" in the city of London. It also made a $5 billion raid on company pensions, which had been the best of Europe, and left British pensioners poorer.
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I pray that Britain can save itself.
Whatever happened to the British National Party?
Explain how G.B. is still P.M.
Will the trend continue here in the good ole USA? It ought to. This Democrat-controlled Congress has been about the worst in recent memory.
Liberalism on full display. Good post, and look what it hath wrought.
[Sigh] Damn these election cycles. Oh, for the day when Libs are not put to the vote...
Bravo!!! Will our friends finally get back to normal? And get rid of the anti human left?
Same bunch of perverts, Nazis and bums they always used to be. One of their glorious hooligans-in-chief just recently suggested to beat women like gongs. I'm not sure we want to lay the mission of saving the west into the hand of these loons.
This is what I’m going to work for this election. Supporting good candidates and issues locally and statewide. I’m going to view the presidential race as the circus of monkeys and clowns that it is.
It’s our turn next.
Pay careful attention to this. Our government will almost certainly go after our 401K's and IRA's when Social Security starts to fail.
In the mean time, I hope we can save ourselves.
Now, all the Tories need is a leadership worthy of their new mandate.
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