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    The euro versus democracy, Greek style

    What a predictable tragedy the Euro has become. If you want a single currency to work you need a single government to back it, a single demos to decide who rules, and an economic policy which generates prosperity for the many. The Eurozone has none of these, making crisis a permanent feature

    by John Redwood MP - 29 June 2015
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    Tunisia: How UK's "not Islam" narrative helps terrorists

    Islam can be a religion of peace, but it can also be a religion of war, and many shades in between, including terror. The disastrous narrative that it's not Islam, pushed by British PM Cameron after the Tunisia massacre is a massive boost to the terrorists. It's vital that Cameron et al understand their terrible error

    by the commentator - 28 June 2015
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    Desmond Tutu: Once a hero, now forlorn anti-Israel loser

    Desmond Tutu was once a hero in the eyes of freedom fighters around the world. But talk about a tragic flaw: he's now best known for having fallen in with the bigotry amongst bigotries -- irrational hatred of the Jewish State of Israel. It keeps getting worse. Someone should pray for his soul

    by Michael Curtis - 28 June 2015
  • Cameron_and_juncker

    Brussels to Mothers: Get Back to Work!

    As if the EU didn't have other things to worry about -- the potential collapse of the euro being just one of them -- their latest bright idea to alienate Britain is a preposterous and arrogant instruction to do more to get mothers to go to work

    by Alan Murad - 28 June 2015
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    Tunisia attack: Islamic terror families must apologise

    Sadistic, psychotic, and without conscience, the evils of Islamic extremism have been dissembled about for far too long. This appalling terrorism is supported by the wider ideology of Islamofascism which is nurtured inside families. We need to say so loudly and clearly

    by Clare George-Hilley - 26 June 2015
  • Gun_control

    Freedom, crime and gun control in America, and Britain

    The terrible killings in Charleston have inevitably put the gun control debate high on the agenda in both America and Britain. But oddly, both pro- and anti- gun control have great arguments on their side. We should all respect each others' different traditions, and societal realities

    by the commentator - 26 June 2015
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    My name is Ozymandias, King of the White House

    Shelley's Ozymandias is one of the great poems. Little could Shelley have known that one day a comparable despair could be felt by taking a look at modern America

    by Robin Mitchinson - 26 June 2015
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    Where’s the Pope’s encyclical on Christian persecution?

    The fact that Pope Francis is prepared to issue an encyclical on the environment but not on the vast persecution of Christians across the Islamic world is as sad a statement as one could imagine on the power political correctness now exerts in the West

    by Raymond Ibrahim - 26 June 2015
  • Forlorn_abbas

    Latest Palestinian ruse? They'll do anything except make peace

    The latest pathetic, and tragically boring, effort by the Palestinians to abuse the International Criminal Court against Israel just shows how doggedly opposed they are to real peace. Only Western bigots and enemies of peace could support it

    by the commentator - 24 June 2015
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    The emerging United States of Euroland

    While David Cameron is doing his best to renegotiate Britain's position within the wider EU, the leading forces in the Euro area are wasting no time at all in pushing further towards their imperial dystopia of a United States of Euroland

    by John Redwood MP - 24 June 2015
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    Preventing Islamist terrorism in Britain

    The more than 2,000 Muslims who have left Britain for Islamic state were not socially deprived since many came from middle class or aspiring families. Nor was "Islamophobia" an issue as Leftists claim. The radicalisation came from within

    by Michael Curtis - 23 June 2015
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    Does Greece hold up the image of America's future?

    We've all heard of Grexit -- Greece quits the euro; catastrophe theory needs to be rethought. But what about Amexit: the United States quits the real world be emulating the very worst of European fantasy economics? If only, under Obama, that really was fantasy...

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 22 June 2015
  • Two_flags_eu_uk

    To Brexit or not to Brexit: Framing the question

    The precise question that will appear for the In/Out referendum is one thing. What we now need to do is frame the Brexit issue honestly, something that scaremongering europhiles, in denial about the road to a superstate, doggedly refuse to do

    by John Redwood MP - 22 June 2015
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    Threats to free speech in Britain

    Freedom of speech is the life-blood of democracy. It is also the best defence the people have against those in positions of power abusing that power. No surprise then that the establishment is always looking for new ways to stop wrong-doing from being exposed

    by Robin Mitchinson - 22 June 2015
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    Laudato si’ and the green Pope

    The Pope's ill advised intervention on climate change could make it look as though he is pandering to shallow, Guardian-style political correctness, or that he is a celebrity endorser of ‘good’ causes, like Bono

    by Tim Hedges - 22 June 2015


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