Thought for the month

“You cannot have freedom without a rule of law ... and if you don't have it, what you tend to get is corruption and that is death to freedom, it's death to truth, it's death to honour, it's death to democracy.”

Margaret Thatcher, 1 October 1996.

Friday, 1 July 2016

We live in interesting times

Perhaps when musing on intra-European ideological differences it is fitting to reflect on the words of an American - Franklin D. Roosevelt once said: Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

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