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We The People

We the people of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland found out last week that we have no voice in the affairs of our own country. We were asked whether we wanted to leave or remain inside … Continue reading

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Yes Prime Minister

There was a long running British TV comedy series back in the 1980s called Yes Minister. It featured a naive, gullible, and easily impressionable British government minister who was perpetually engaged in struggles with the scheming British civil service, who … Continue reading

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Will A Remainer Parliament Overrule A Leaver People?

Will a Remainer Parliament overrule a Leaver People? Theresa May is considering giving MPs a vote on seven Brexit options, including revoking Article 50, over fears her Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union will not pass in the House of … Continue reading

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David Starkey and Donald Trump Jr.

Last Sunday historian David Starkey wrote in the Mail on Sunday: 800 years of democracy is unravelling before our very eyes: Distinguished historian DAVID STARKEY on how our self-satisfied politicians have launched a coup over Brexit …The referendum was a … Continue reading

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Scott Gottlieb Resigns

According to several commenters this NYTimes article is apparently unlinkable and unviewable behind its paywall, and the comments under it are shocking. I had no trouble reading it though. So, as a public service, here’s most of the thing, with … Continue reading

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The Virtue of Poverty

Yesterday Roobeedoo drew attention to a news report: Man ‘whose throat was slit for cigarette’ named as dad who doted on his daughter It’s not at all clear what happened. But it seems that this was an argument between two smokers. … Continue reading

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The New Leaders of the Free World

I think the principal governing historical fact about Europe is that it committed suicide during WW1 ahd WW2. Up until that point Europe had been the economic and military and political centre of the world for 400 years. It was … Continue reading

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