"Christ didn't get nailed to a cross so that low-paid charity staff could become silent skivvies for a government that papers over the cracks in the welfare state."
- Nick Cater, Thinkpiece, p15
"Stuck for ideas for those difficult relatives? How about a beautiful hand-crafted silver fox and hound bracelet for the lady in your life?"
- Countryside Alliance website promoting its online shop
"It is nothing less than the progressive nationalisation of childhood and of family life itself."
- Melanie Phillips of the Daily Mail on the Chancellor's new childcare subsidies.