Post Tagged with: "English riots"

August 17, 2011 06:21

Paying the price for dependency – Sowell

What is different today is that there has been — for decades — a steady drumbeat of media and political hype about differences in income, education and other outcomes, blaming these differences on oppression against those with fewer achievements or lesser prosperity.

Moreover, there has been a growing tolerance of lawlessness and a growing intolerance toward the idea that people who are lagging need to take steps to raise themselves up, instead of trying to pull others down. – Washington Examiner

August 10, 2011 21:06

Years of liberal dogma have spawned a generation of amoral, uneducated, welfare dependent, brutalised youngsters

My dogs are better behaved and subscribe to a higher code of values than the young rioters of Tottenham, Hackney, Clapham and Birmingham. – Mail Online

August 10, 2011 20:53

English Riots, Moral Relativism, Gun Control, and the Welfare State

Debilitating, widespread fear. The country held to ransom by feckless youths. Thousands of shocked Londoners cowering in their homes, with many shops, banks and offices shutting early. …It no longer feels as if we live in a civilised country.