The View From 1776
Monday, May 19, 2008
Another Failed Welfare State Idol
For three decades Great Britain suffered under the central-planning bureaucracies of the socialist Labour Party. As Friedrich Hayek predicted in The Road to Serfdom, liberal-progressivism was a disaster, turning one of the world’s formerly greatest political and economic powers into the sick man of Europe. Socialism came to be known as the English disease.
It was precisely the future that Democrat-Socialist Party candidates have planned for the United States, where social justice - forced economic equality for all citizens - has been force-fused into the brains of three generations of American students as the only worthy mode of political governance.
Read The Living Was Not Easy, William Anthony Hay’s review of Austerity Britain ?By David Kynaston.