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Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Review: The Cameron Delusion

A title like The Cameron Delusion suggests a polemic against David Cameron’s leadership of the Conservative Party, but Peter Hitchens delivers a recent political history of Britain, opening that “the … Continue reading

May 30, 2013

Golden Oil

The European Union is overseeing a darkening crisis, piqued with dawdling economic growth, common riots and painful youth unemployment. A low priority should be the minutiae of olive oil in … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

What I Believe

For philosophic success, a person must examine the fundamental assumptions that underlie their beliefs. There is no universal morality – my morality centres upon consent and contract. This is concordant … Continue reading

May 25, 2013 · 4 Comments


The grisly murder of soldier Drummer Lee Rigby, of 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, in Woolwich has shocked many in Britain. Dmr Rigby, a father of a two … Continue reading

May 23, 2013

The OECD’s Tax Wedge

In modern economies, governments raise tax revenue from a large variety of activities, such as the purchase of ‘luxury’ items, the sale of shares and the earning of income. On … Continue reading

May 18, 2013

Parliamentary Dissent

Almost out of ether, some ideas arrive veiled in ludicrousness and stunned silence. The idiocies and idiosyncrasies of miniscule but vocal groups can disturb the dormant dust from the most … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Link to the Past 12/05/2013

Here are my favourite articles from over the past month. Conor Burns MP (Spectator): Voters hold UKIP to a different standard: there is no point attacking their people or their … Continue reading

May 12, 2013