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God Save Mickey Mouse… He’s Next On My List

It seems a little facile to me at the moment to discuss the monarchy, but I’ve noticed that a post I wrote a while back about the monarchy seems to be getting quite a bit of traffic from the US. … Continue reading

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A Lament And Cheer For the Scots

With a week to go until the results of the Scottish referendum on independence I find myself resigned to the thought that the first time I ever visit the place I may have to produce my passport at the border. … Continue reading

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Whatever… Republican Monarchy? Monarchist Republic?

My republic-monarchy mash-up may greet you as stuck on the fence, strange, or maybe even absurd; though this is only due to the archaic nature of the current status quo. Let me start by stating that I do not dislike … Continue reading

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A Political Strategy of Exploiting Child Misery

I hope the title does not promise too much. Typically, I am one for the grand overview, though my abilities may be limiting. Still, I find myself, with some presumption, eager to tinkle the keyboard.. This morning a remarkably convalesced Andrew … Continue reading

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The Extremist, The Moderate, And The Indifferent’s Potential For Impoverished Reality

This morning I read an article by Ayaan Hirsi Ali,  which attempted to highlight the ambiguity of Islam’s interpretations, and its subsequent unavoidable by-proxy association with extremism. The article’s inference that Islam is the cause of islamist extremism cannot be denied, although … Continue reading

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A Post Scriptum to Elizabeth Truss MP

PS. Thank you for your response, 20 days down the road, highlighting my mistake over the address (despite name and postcode). I am happy to see that my email, even if sent correctly, would have been read far too late to have … Continue reading

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