"It is not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar" – Henry David Thoreau
Posted in: Europe, Freedom, Fuck off out of our lives, Humour.
It is as if Chamberlain had returned from Munich, having saved Czechoslovakia, but having ceded Kent to Germany.
Cameron – as much use as a marshmallow rabbit.
Lynne, what sort of Rabbit do you mean?
Spot on Mr Ed.
Whenever I see iDave’s supposed European triumphs I think of Chamberlain. The last time he had a “Triumph” he had supposedly vetoed something that there wasn’t even a veto on. This time he comes back brandishing a piece of paper…
“That has Herr Merkel’s and Monsour Hollande’s signiture on it as well as mine…
And is as worthless as used bogpaper.
The EU Budget is cut or frozen? In a pig’s eye! And the UK’s Protection money payments go up yet again. Some fuckin Victory eh? I know he only did PPE, and doesn’t know Latin from a hole in the Terra like Boris, but surly he knows what Pyrrhic Victory means? Er no I forgot, he doesn’t even know what Magna Carta translates into in modern English.
Free speech is about the state dictating what is or is not acceptable, it is not about free people freely expressing contempt for contemptible behaviour.
Refusal to finance a platform for thugs to spew their venomous bile does not constitute censorship.
Financing a platform constitutes support.
The award winning entry….
paraphrased from Lord Vetinari
"I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
Senator Barry Goldwater
As an aside, this is possibly the best piece of writing I've read in a while. Poignant, moving, and funny as fuck: