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Ursula von der Leyen

The EU is getting a new EU Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen., who will replace Jean-Claude Juncker: Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has warned that an EU under Ursula von der Leyen would “take control of ever single aspect” … Continue reading

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Globalism Means Global Smoking Bans

Breitbart: Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has vowed his Brexit Party will “replace the British Conservative Party” if Boris Johnson betrays Brexit. Speaking to Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on his SiriusXM Patriot radio show, Mr Farage traced much of Britain’s current … Continue reading

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Hooked

I read somewhere recently that people go mad collectively, and come to their senses one by one. Couldn’t it equally be the other way round? Couldn’t it be that people go mad one by one, and then come to their … Continue reading

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Will Boris Bring Brexit?

I’ve been vaguely following the UK Conservative leadership battle. It looks like Boris is likely to win it. But they’ve been sending out multiple ballot papers to some people, so maybe he won’t. Some Conservative members have been issued with … Continue reading

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Bad News From Austria

Smoking Lamp draws attention to bad news from Austria: Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government’s flagship policy  VIENNA (Reuters) – Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria’s bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of … Continue reading

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European Heat Wave

Satellite photo of Europe from a couple of days back: Guardian: France is braced for record-breaking temperatures in the south, and two people have died in Spain, as Europe continues to face a sweltering heatwave. Four départements in southern France were placed on emergency … Continue reading

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The Two Cultures Revisited

Any Culture At All Would Be Nice: On 7 May 1959 the celebrated novelist C.P. Snow mounted the podium in the Senate House, Cambridge to deliver that year’s Rede Lecture. He spoke to the title ‘The Two Cultures and the … Continue reading

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