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Brexiteers Should Back The Judges

There are many reasons for objecting to the EU and for wanting to┬áleave it. Surely one of the most honorable and decent criticisms is that the supposed ‘pooled sovereignty’ between member nations has in fact resulted in, at best, a … Continue reading

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When talking about migrants in France we need to speak English with care

The fact that they have arrived at an ‘unorthodox’ point, rather than an established border, does not mean that they have used ‘illegal’ means or have illegal intent, for reasons which should be obvious who spends a few minutes investigating the circumstances that brought most such people there. They cannot ARRIVE at a normal border-point, because they cannot LEAVE by one. Try fleeing Libya and going to the airport to catch a plane to Europe. Continue reading

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We’re in more of a fix(ed term) with this election than most realise

Now, how do you think this will go down, especially as probably two-thirds of those who voted didn’t vote Labour! IMAGINE THE TORY PRESS IN FULL THROAT! It would be portrayed – not entirely unfairly – as a coup against the people. The party that lost the election is in power, supported by one that wants to break up the state – and without any kind of approval by the people! So much for democracy! If the new government then introduces new taxes, or raises existing ones (very likely), then the howls of outrage may turn into something far nastier and more dangerous. Continue reading

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Enough is enough! The deafening silence on journalists’ trials from our supposed liberal press

The most ominous and despicable silence and far more disturbing than that witnessed from our feathered friends was the complete absence of any criticism of these trials from supposedly liberal, serious broadsheet newspapers, particularly The Guardian and The Independent and their Sunday offerings Continue reading

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