Schlagwörter: Thatcher

Das Wort zum Tag

“Of course, we want to make it easier for goods to pass through frontiers.
Of course, we must make it easier for people to travel throughout the Community.
But it is a matter of plain common sense that we cannot totally abolish frontier controls if we are also to protect our citizens from crime and stop the movement of drugs, of terrorists and of illegal immigrants.” (Margaret Thatcher am 20.9.1988 in Brügge)

“Frankreich braucht eine Thatcher-Sekunde”

“……France needs a Thatcher moment, with a new leader brave enough to get elected on a mandate for change. It needs a leader brave enough to tear down a political system that generates macro- rather than micro-scaled policies, an elitist society with too many incentives for bad behaviour and disincentives for private initiative, innovation and hard work. With or without Hollande, France just doesn’t seem ready to change yet. That is why we need a deep recession and even a depression before we see real change. Real changes can only emerge from a true crisis…” (Gute Analyse, hier)

Wohlfahrtsstaat – oder doch freie Bürger?

(von ANDREAS TÖGEL)  Viele große Denker des 20. Jahrhunderts, wie Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903 – 1987), Erik von Kühnelt – Leddihn (1909 – 1999) oder lebende Zeitgenossen wie Anthony de Jasay (geb. 1925), Gerd Habermann (geb. 1945) und Hans-Hermann Hoppe (geb. 1949) stehen der Massendemokratie mit ihren gezählten, nicht gewogenen Stimmen aus gutem Grund kritisch gegenüber. Sie sehen diese Art der Demokratie, Weiterlesen

So viel Hass bekommt man nicht geschenkt….

(FRANZ SCHELLHORN)  Im Londoner Stadtteil Brixton strömen die Leute in Scharen auf die Straßen, am Nachmittag eines ganz normalen Arbeitstags fliegen Champagnerkorken durch die Luft, wildfremde Menschen liegen einander in den Armen, um einen „großen Tag“ zu feiern. Nein, England hat sich nicht zum Fußball-Europameister geschossen, Großbritannien Weiterlesen

Margaret Thatcher, 1925 – 2013

“… Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who became one of the most influential global leaders of the postwar period, died on Monday, three decades after her championing of free-market economics and individual choice transformed Britain’s economy and her vigorous foreign policy played a key role in the end of the Cold War…” (WSJ)