It starts with diapering the citizenry through nationalized health-care like ObamaCare... Via CNBC
The UK's tax collection agency is putting forth a proposal that all employers send employee paychecks to the government, after which the government would deduct what it deems as the appropriate tax and pay the employees by bank transfer.The UK is loosing its sense of property rights.
Apparently some in GB. believe one no longer owns their time on Earth, at least, in the sense that their recompense for giving it up, it is suggested, should go to the state first, after which an allowance is doled out from the state.
Would this be suggested if the USSR hadn't vanished?
Perhaps more than we thought, in the decades of the Soviet presence, the very fact that the Soviet state existed worked as an example of the the obvious loss of liberty under state control and hindered state growth in western democratic nations.
Sometimes I feel that western democracy was better off with the foil of the USSR to define itself against .