Should we build a death star?

May 24, 2012

From James Paterson

Today we learned the Prime Minister spent $53,000 to run a couple of blogs.

I wish that was the worst of it. Here’s just some of the other 900+ websites taxpayers fund:

This post proves there’s nothing Paul Krugman won’t say to defend Keynesianism. (He may as well have written “Gee it’s a shame Italy wasn’t hit by a tsunami”). This fantastic video is the best response to his lunacy.

On Monday our friends at the UK Taxpayers’ Alliance released this excellent report on why David Cameron needs to go radical and rip up the tax system. It produced this gem of a headline: ‘Turn off your iPad, David Cameron, and start dealing with Britain’s debt’.

And you’ll love this by the man many Tories think would be a better PM, Boris Johnson, on what’s wrong with the BBC in The Telegraph last week.

But the most important policy question facing the world is really should we build the death star?

The next time someone offers you a wholemeal organic lentil pomegranate fruit and nut bar, slow cooked in the tears of unicorns, make them read this story.

Here’s a wonderful essay by Toby Young in The Spectator this week on how education and relativism are weakening the bonds of Western Civilisation.

The HR Nicholls Society is having its annual conference next month featuring the IPA’s Louise Staley, Stuart Wood SC and Kathy Jackson. RSVP here.

Here’s what else the IPA said this week:

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