Right-Click (Friday, 2nd December 2011)

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1852: Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, France’s first ever directly-elected president, proclaimed himself Emperor Napoléon III, thus also making him France’s last ever monarch

Daily Reaganite

“We in government should learn to look at our country through the eyes of the entrepreneur, seeing possibilities where others see only problems.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“we believe in turning workers into owners.”

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Right-Click (Thursday, 1st December 2011)

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1420: English King Henry V entered Paris after defeating the French Army

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“Terrorism is the cynical, remorseless enemy of peace, and it strikes most viciously whenever real progress seems possible.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“Many of our troubles are due to the fact that our people turn to politicians for everything.”

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Right-Click (Wednesday, 30th November 2011)

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1874: Winston Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace.

Daily Reaganite

“Common sense told us that when you put a big tax on something, the people will produce less of it. So, we cut the people’s tax rates, and the people produced more than ever before.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“There’s no such thing as entitlement, unless someone has first met an obligation.”

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Right-Click (Tuesday, 29th November 2011)

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1890: Japan enacted the Meiji Constitution, creating a parliament inspired by the “Mother of Parliaments” in Britain

Daily Reaganite

“My friends, history is clear: Lower tax rates mean greater freedom, and whenever we lower the tax rates, our entire nation is better off.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil.”

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The Young Conservative Daily (Monday, 10 October 2011)

As the principal resource for younger conservative and libertarian activists, YBF publishes a daily post points you to stories that we think may be of interest. We will also share two quotes from the two brightest lights in the conservative firmament – Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher – each day. 

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1980: Margaret Thatcher made her famous “Not For Turning” speech at the Conservative conference in Brighton

Daily Reaganite

“Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“What we should grasp, however, from the lessons of European history is that, first, there is nothing necessarily benevolent about programmes of European integration; second, the desire to achieve grand utopian plans often poses a grave threat to freedom; and third, European unity has been tried before, and the outcome was far from happy.”

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The Young Conservative Daily (Sunday, 9 October 2011)

As the principal resource for younger conservative and libertarian activists, YBF publishes a daily post points you to stories that we think may be of interest. We will also share two quotes from the two brightest lights in the conservative firmament – Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher – each day. 

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1967: Vicious Communist murderer Che Guevara was executed in Bolivia.

Daily Reaganite

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“If Europe charms us, as it has so often charmed me, it is precisely because of its contrasts and contradictions, not its coherence and continuity.”

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The Young Conservative Daily (Saturday, 8 October 2011)

As the principal resource for younger conservative and libertarian activists, YBF publishes a daily post points you to stories that we think may be of interest. We will also share two quotes from the two brightest lights in the conservative firmament – Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher – each day. 

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1806: British forces laid siege to the French port of Boulogne by using Congreve Rockets.

Daily Reaganite

“Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

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The Young Conservative Daily (Friday, 7 October 2011)

As the principal resource for younger conservative and libertarian activists, YBF publishes a daily post points you to stories that we think may be of interest. We will also share two quotes from the two brightest lights in the conservative firmament – Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher – each day. 

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2001: The United States began airstrikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Camels cowered.

Daily Reaganite

“The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant, but that they know so much that isn’t so.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“Human rights did not begin with the French Revolution…[they] really stem from a mixture of Judaism and Christianity…[we English] had 1688, our quiet revolution, where Parliament exerted its will over the King…it was not the sort of Revolution that France’s was…’Liberty, equality, fraternity’ — they forgot obligations and duties I think. And then of course the fraternity went missing for a long time.”

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The Young Conservative Daily (Thursday, 6 October 2011)

As the principal resource for younger conservative and libertarian activists, YBF publishes a daily post points you to stories that we think may be of interest. We will also share two quotes from the two brightest lights in the conservative firmament – Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher – each day. 

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1762: In the Seven Years’ War, Britain defeats Spain in the Battle of Manila

Daily Reaganite

“Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“A man may climb Everest for himself, but at the summit he plants his country’s flag.”

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The Young Conservative Daily (Wednesday, 5 October 2011)

As the principal resource for younger conservative and libertarian activists, YBF publishes a daily post points you to stories that we think may be of interest. We will also share two quotes from the two brightest lights in the conservative firmament – Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher – each day. 

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1944: The Royal Canadian Airforce shot down the first German jet fighter over France

Daily Reaganite

“And I have to point out that government doesn’t tax to get the money it needs, government always needs the money it gets.”

Daily Dose of Thatcherism

“I came to office with one deliberate intent: to change Britain from a dependent to a self-reliant society — from a give-it-to-me, to a do-it-yourself nation. A get-up-and-go, instead of a sit-back-and-wait-for-it Britain.”

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