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  • Ambulance_nhs

    Labour's confused approach to the NHS

    The National Health Service is of vital importance to most Britons, and the Tories have much to offer. But Labour, while making it central to their campaign, appear to have nothing serious to offer, except the example of the NHS in Wales where Labour control has made matters worse

    by John Redwood MP - 29 March 2015
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    Obama allies back pro-Sharia populist in Nigeria

    In the dangerous last two years of Obama's presidency, things could go from bad to worse. His allies are now backing a pro-Sharia populist in Nigeria's presidential election, with potentially disastrous results

    by Christian Whiton - 27 March 2015
  • Obama_is_thick

    Obama trusts ‘Word’ of ayatollahs in nuclear negotiations

    It is almost unbelievable that Barack Obama trusts Iran over nuclear weapons even as the country's leaders chant "Death to America", and openly say that diplomatic talks are a central part of the Jihad. Obama just doesn't get it, and puts the world in mortal danger

    by Raymond Ibrahim - 27 March 2015
  • Salmond_uncrowned

    Uncrowned King Alex Salmond-Napoleon remembers

    There has been a strange alliance between Alex Salmond and Rupert Murdoch. Salmond the supreme egotist lets rip (about himself as much as Scotland) in his tragicomic, melodramatic account of the failed independence referendum campaign

    by Tom Gallagher - 25 March 2015
  • Abbas_latest

    The two-state delusion

    The liberal-Left in Britain, and elsewhere, is engaged in willful blindness about Israel's ability to forge a two-state solution. The reality is that it isn't in Israel's gift to bring one about because the Palestinians always reject it. It's time the West woke up

    by Jeremy Havardi - 25 March 2015
  • Mount-street-mayfair

    A new Conservative Right to Buy

    Margaret Thatcher's Right to Buy policy was one of the most successful innovations of the 1980s. Cameron is not known to be quite so radical. But the Conservatives have definitely got some better ideas on property buying than hopeless Labour

    by John Redwood MP - 24 March 2015
  • Cider

    EU presses our cider producers

    If Brussels wanted to show further evidence of its arrogance and contempt for Britain, it couldn't have thought up a dafter scheme than to try and destroy our rights to help our small cider makers. We must get Britain out of the EU, and right now stop this unfolding disaster

    by Luke Stanley - 23 March 2015
  • Obama-netanyahu

    Netanyahu's victory and Obama's shameful response

    Barack Obama lecturing Israel on democratic values takes the proverbial biscuit. Arab Israelis are better integrated in the democratic system than African Americans. That's worth pondering

    by Michael Curtis - 21 March 2015
  • Sweden_welfare

    Lessons from Sweden about welfare and immigration

    Sweden's openness is admirable, but is it successful? Are immigrants assimilating and contributing to Sweden’s economy? Unfortunately, the answer in many cases is no. Still, at least its welfare system isn't subsidising terrorism...yet

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 20 March 2015
  • Wind_farms

    Carbon dioxide, jobs and the UK

    Our irrational climate change obligations are harming jobs and industry. Now we're told we need to penalise ourselves further. How much more damage are we prepared to inflict upon ourselves, asks John Redwood MP

    by John Redwood MP - 20 March 2015
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    Our policy-lite general election

    In the long election campaign there has been a lot of bluster but very little real substance. From the NHS, through the economy and immigration to defence, none of the parties seems to want to confront the real problem of governing Britain

    by Robin Mitchinson - 20 March 2015
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    Osborne’s budget: a stride towards Conservative victory

    The Chancellor set out a clear case for a Conservative majority in Wednesday's budget, while Labour has run out of things to say. It’s time for nervous Tories to stop expressing concern and start campaigning for victory

    by Steven George-Hilley - 18 March 2015
  • Bibi_victory

    Victory for Netanyahu and success all round for Israel

    When it came down to putting envelopes in boxes, “King Bibi” was the candidate who has shown a willingness to face up to international pressure (particularly from the US) and not to back down on the nation’s security in successive failed peace talks with the rejectionist Palestinians

    by Nick Gray - 18 March 2015
  • Islamic_jihadists

    Enough of saying jihadists aren't real Muslims

    Our leaders keep trying to tell us that jihadists aren't real Muslims. But the world’s Muslims aren’t holding their breath to hear what sort of Islamic legitimacy the West is about to confer on any given Islamist group. We need to stop dissembling and tell the truth about Islam

    by Raymond Ibrahim - 18 March 2015
  • Children_exams

    Grit in our young people is essential, but we need to do more

    Britain's educational system certainly needs to strive for academic excellence. But that is not the whole story. We need to educate children for life, and all that it throws at them, says Charlie Rigby, Founder of the Challenger Trust

    by Charlie Rigby, - 17 March 2015

 

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