Tag Archive | european union

If you only watch one Youtube video today….

….please watch this one…. The complete Eurobarometer survey, “Public opinion in the European Union”, sponsored by the EU’s own General Communication Directorate, can be found here.

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The Devil finds work….

Having little else to do this morning, apart from fielding a complaint from my eurozealot neighbour and his harpy of a wife about this flag…. ….which has been fluttering gaily atop my summer house roof since Sunday, I thought I’d have a little fun with Old Holborn’s Labour List Automatic Quote Generator (scroll to bottom […]

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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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Albert Roux, a great Briton

Tear down the blue rag! Here’s a more exciting flag for you, Kirsty…. This blog’s chief complaint about the EU flag is that they really could make it a bit more absorbent and less scratchy.

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The apple never falls very far from the tree

Off-message news from the BBC…. The leader of Denmark’s main opposition party says she made a “big and sloppy error” by giving incorrect information to the Danish authorities about her husband, Stephen Kinnock. Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt was speaking after the Danish tabloid newspaper BT had accused her husband of evading Danish taxes. Mr […]

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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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Turkeys voting for Christmas

Daniel Hannan is perfectly entitled to continue as a Member of the European “Parliament”, despite the fact that is a body whose legitimacy and sovereignty he questions. He is, after all, only following the time-honoured custom of champions of liberty like Charles Stewart Parnell, but one can’t help but wonder which audience he thinks he’s […]

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