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    Tooting View: We're back to racism smears against UKIP

    Chuka Umunna's race smear against UKIP is quite extraordinary given the UKIP candidates Labour is up against in south London. But what else is new in the mainstream campaign against UKIP?

    by Przemek Skwirczynski - 26 November 2014
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    Obama helping terror go nuclear

    Iran is already the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, How much more dangerous will Iran become when it gets nukes? But Obama seems far more concerned by Israeli construction of apartments in Jerusalem than a nuclear Iran

    by Noah Beck - 26 November 2014
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    Owen Paterson's perceptive speech on Europe

    Owen Paterson, the Conservative former Environment Secretary, has weighed in with an important speech on how Britain needs to regain its sovereignty from the EU. There's now serious momentum for a move away from Brussels

    by John Redwood MP - 25 November 2014
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    Migras: America's immigration crisis

    Robin Mitchinson's Texan alter ego declaims upon America's very own immigration problem, which is not the same as Britain's but rivals it in its importance and sensitivity

    by Robin Mitchinson - 25 November 2014
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    Is Russia banning Islam?

    Russia is taking a hard line against Sharia and Islamic texts because, for all of the criticism of Vladimir Putin, the country has understood the link between classical Islam and terrorism. Should we follow suit?

    by Raymond Ibrahim - 25 November 2014
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    The odious corruption enabled by big government

    Whatever you may have persuaded yourself to believe, you do not live under neo-liberalism. This is the era of corporatism: big government, big business and political parties rigging the game in their favour

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 24 November 2014
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    State-enforced diversity: Goodbye Britain

    Traditional Britain is being abolished as even the failures of multiculturalism are being used to deny the democratic rights of ordinary Britons to live without fear of being persecuted by an Orwellian liberal-Left establishment

    by Vincent Cooper - 22 November 2014
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    Why does Labour despise England?

    Labour hates England. Miliband and company show their disdain by their opposition to devolution of power to the English. In some cases, Labour even goes so far as to disrespect the English flag. Should the English respect Labour?

    by John Redwood MP - 22 November 2014
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    Israel supporters fight back against the boycotters

    It's a standing joke among supporters of decency that the anti-Israel boycott crowd is going to end up boycotting itself since Israeli technology is so essential to modern life. Now there's an app to really ram it home to the bigots

    by Nick Gray - 21 November 2014
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    Social capital, and cultural prerequisites of success

    The question of what kind of cultural prerequisites are necessary for economic success has been debated and has generated intense controversy for centuries. So what's the answer?

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 20 November 2014
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    Margaret Thatcher understood value of Mondeo Man

    Margaret Thatcher understood something most of our modern day politicians have either forgotten or never understood to start with: people love to be inspired, and they love to strive for self-improvement

    by Robin Mitchinson - 20 November 2014
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    How taxes cause damage

    The lessons from Japan, Euroland, and the UK are instructive. Governments need to learn that higher tax rates may be self defeating. They may lower output and incomes and may even lower revenues. Who knew?

    by John Redwood MP - 20 November 2014