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@Nigel_Farage – “We are the Opposition”

Also, a couple of letters in today’s Telegraph, one from Nigel himself, highlight the rank hypocrisy of the Tory Party (who’s leader, the EU Viceroy in Downing Street, is proud to belong to its euro skeptic wing) on British foreign policy, human rights and the European Arrest Warrant…. Alien rule of law SIR – William Hague (Comment, […]

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The funny side of domestic violence

This blog hasn’t laughed so much since the Lord Meddlesome of Fey Green Slime Incident. Con-Dem partnerships can be tricky…… Coalition partners resort to violence. Liberal-Democrat councillor Christine James has been charged with assault and will appear in Weymouth Magistrate’s Court on September 9th. Feeling are running high amongst the tribal ground force. Passions inflamed […]

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The left has suddenly remembered England

There’s quite a sensible piece by Eddie Bone in the New Statesman today, or very nearly.  The basic premise is that Labour should devote a large part of its time in opposition to rediscovering itself in England, and reconnecting with the English political base that it lost through its badly drafted and deliberate policies of […]

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Mind the gap

A fine and rigorously argued post by John Ward over at The Slog challenges the latest incarnation of left wing Utopian orthdoxy, The Spirit Level. Going back over a hundred years before the CIA was ever imagined, Jeremy Bentham proposed – without the benefit of any data – exactly that truthful empiricism of balance: ‘the […]

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Scrap the meaningless terms Left and Right and reclaim the honourable title ‘reactionary’

It being Saturday, and Kevin Pietersen looking like he’s back in the groove, there will be only be light blogging today unless something happens to provoke this blog’s ire in the next few hours. So here’s an excellent piece from Gerald Warner.

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That blasted horse has gone and bolted again….let’s lock the stable door

Remember those heady days….ooh….about a month ago when the Coalition came up with a cracking wheeze to make us feel that they actually represent us and that our vote means something? Remember the ‘Programme for Government’? Well, with what some might think is indecent haste (surely they can’t have prepared the answers before launching the […]

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This clip gets better every time I watch it

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