On 23 Oct 2009, at 15:37, John Briggs wrote:
> ---- "Guillermo-Sven Reher Díez" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Peter Griffin School of Diplomacy probably.
>> From my experience radical right wing is characterised by three
>> 1-a school-boy vision of history
>> 2-complete lack of recent memory
>> 3-a need for an escape goat
> "Escape goat" is a rather famous Jade Goody-ism. (But perhaps we all
> need an escape goat?)
> John Briggs
scape (v.) c.1275, aphetic form of escape; frequent in prose till late
It's all been said before
"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled,
public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be
tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be
curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt.
"People must again learn to work, instead of living on public
- (attributed to) Cicero - 55 B.C.