"I have often asked Americans wherein they consider their freedom superior to that of the English, but have never found them able to indicate a single point in which the individual is worse off in England as regards his private civil rights or his general liberty of doing and thinking as he pleases. They generally turn the discussion to social equality, the existence of a monarchy and hereditary titles and so forth – matters which are, of course, quite different from freedom in its proper sense."
by:
James Bryce
(1849-1926)
Source:
The American Commonwealth, 1888
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I have lived in both countries and can unequivocally say that the British have more freedom.
 -- Robert, Sarasota     
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    In America if a yob tried to knock me on the head and steal my money, I would pull out my pistol and kill him. In Britain if a yob tried to knock me on the head and steal my money, I would pull out my pistol and kill him, but I would go to prison for my good deed. I think I'll stay in America where I'm free to defend myself from human refuse.
     -- KS     
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    I think the Brits can be just as stupid and dumb as Americans - after all, look at who they just re-elected to power - Bush's buddy-boy Blair.
     -- john-douglas, nassau     
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     -- Anonymous      
     
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