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Is Boris Johnson walking into an EU trap?

Robert Henderson The Daily Telegraph reports (3oth July) that Boris Johnson has said that the UK could stay in the customs union and single market for another two years.   This is potentially fatal for a true  Brexit. Consider what Johnson … Continue reading

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Roger Scruton on the injustice done to England by devolution

Robert Henderson Below are extracts from a talk by the philosopher Roger Scruton on the position of England within the UK since devolution . They were made one BBC Radio 4 (21 Feb 14)  in their Point of View series. … Continue reading

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The Liberal Delusion – Book Review

John Marsh, Arena Books, £12.99 Robert Henderson “Is Western society based on a mistake?” asks John Marsh in his introduction. The possible mistake he considers is whether liberals have a disastrously wrong concept of what human beings are and what … Continue reading

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Political speech and action in Britain: What is legally permitted ?

Robert Henderson Free speech is a very simple concept: you either have it or a range of permitted opinion, the  scope of  which can be altered at any time (http://livinginamadhouse.wordpress.com/2011/06/04/free-expression-or-permitted-opinion-that-is-the-choice/).  Sadly and dangerously, not only is free expression in Britain … Continue reading

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The English origins and value of the USA’s Second Amendment

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” (American Constitution Second Amendment) American liberals have a problem. They wish to remove the constitutional right to bear arms … Continue reading

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Not as white as they are painted

Robert  Henderson Those of us who do not share the liberal’s ostensible love of the multicultural mess they have made of modern Britain  will be gratified to hear that  the latest communal outbreak of the Joy of Diversity has brought  … Continue reading

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No 10 Downing Street e-petitions dealing with Immigration, the EU and the ECHR

Robert Henderson The Government scheme for e-petitions (http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/) which the public can initiate and/or vote on is now live. If a petition can garner 100,000 votes in a maximum of a year, Parliament will then consider whether to  debate the subject … Continue reading

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The English in North America – Locating the Hidden Diaspora

http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/browse/ne/uninews/searchenglish  Locating the Hidden Diaspora In search of the English Historians at Northumbria University are embarking on a groundbreaking project to explore why “Englishness” has been overlooked in America, while other ethnic groups are celebrated and well-known. Englishness as an … Continue reading

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The right to own and carry weapons in England

The desire to  restrict the possession of weapons has always come from those who wished to not  only monopolise power but to do so on their own terms. When the crossbow was invented, the medieval nobility attempted to ban it … Continue reading

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The right of self-defence in England

Robert Henderson If there is such a thing as a natural right it is surely the right to self-defence, for any organism will defend itself when attacked. To deny a man the right to defend himself when attacked would be … Continue reading

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