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A Link to the Past 12/12/2013

(Photo: Power Cords)

(Photo: Power Cords)

Here are a selection of my favourite articles over the past month.

David Atherton (Trending Central): Security is no replacement for liberty

Radley Balko (Cato Institute): Back Door to Prohibition: The New War on Social Drinking

Tim Black (spiked): The Tories versus The Police

James Bloodworth (Left Foot Forward): Why we’re protesting against gender segregation this evening

Cllr Simon Cooke (The View from Cullingworth): Freedom, choice, Nigel Farage and the nastiness of The Guardian

Daniel Hannan (Telegraph): Why we invented freedom — and why it matters

Ghaffar Hussain (Left Foot Forward): Censoring the Internet is not the way to fight extremism

Charles Moore (Telegraph): Mandela: Nelson by name, defender of British values by nature

Robert P. Murphy (Consulting by RPM): Krugman admits two key facts about Obamacare

Dick Puddlecote: It’s like Christmas Eve for Nick Clegg

Jacob Sallum (reason): NYC Health Commissioner says E-Cigarettes must be Banned Because they look like the Real Thing

Christopher Snowdon (Velvet Glove, Iron First): Alice Thomson: fool or knave?

Lily Jayne Summers (The Columnist): Labour needs to the party of small business

Tim Worstall: Seumas and economics, will the two ever meet?

Toby Young (Standpoint): Tristam Hunt’s Lies about Free Schools

For my tweet of the month, I would highlight the Lotus F1 team’s suggestions at new rules for the sport:

The video of the month was the Doctor Who mini-episode The Night of The Doctor, which was a prelude to the 50th Anniversary Special.



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