OF the top 10 worldwide locations luring disenchanted Britons abroad,
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They are so blinkered they forget that those receiving benefits are only receiving returns on their lifetime of investment; it is not charity.
Pensions would be double had these investments not been so badly managed by clueless politicians. The Lloyds TSB International poll says 69 per cent refuse to return to their home country.
I am one of them. I didn’t leave
Just what planet are these people on?
THERE are few as self delusional as the hard left.
On the 75th anniversary of the formation of the International Brigades that aided the beleaguered Republicans during the Spanish Civil War the humbug is stomach churning.
Amidst glowing tributes to ‘defenders of democracy’ one describes Republican Communist firebrand Dolores Ibárruri, ‘a legend leading a heroic army of solidarity and the universality of democracy.’
Just what planet are these people on? That war like most civil wars was renowned for its gratuitous violence by both sides. To describe Ibárruri as a democrat is wacky. Yes, the Germans and Italians were involved but so was Stalin’s undemocratic blood-soaked empire.
Many Brigade members were Communists red in tooth and claw. Had they succeeded
Blame those who vote
PERHAPS it is time to rename
Sixty per cent of those polled in a CIS popularity survey say it hasn’t done well in opposition. Prime Minister Zapatero’s Spanish Socialist Workers Party; soon likely to be the party of opposition, bar a miracle, fared worse with 65 per cent suggesting they clear their desks. Let’s face it; politicians of all colours are judged repellent at worst, hapless at best.
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