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February 18, 2006

Nationalising Santa

Two excellent posts from Tory Convert.

First, how the government now has targets for child development which now include, risibly, measurement of how many children of 5 years old can write a letter to Father Christmas.

As a nation we must learn to let go of the desire to nag politicians for moregovernment intervention and learn to stand on our own two feet. We need publicservices that are transparent, adaptable and truly answerable to the people who use them. The alternative is a bleak future of inexorable state control, intrusiveness and dependency.

Second, a piece about the nature of class nicely summarised as follows

rant rant rant ...

Great stuff. Both very much worth a read.

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