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The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. George Washington
John Brignell has awarded his Number of the Month to £350,000,000 This number is the weekly amount that “Vote Leave” claims the UK gives to the EU. It is not just a wrong number; it is a blatantly stupid, counter-productive … Continue reading
As there’s a referendum on the 23rd of June that will allow the people of the UK to vote to leave the EU, I’d like to provide another reason to vote to leave. First, the data: According to the EU’s … Continue reading
Today, the 7th of June, is the last day when British expat’s can register to vote in the Referendum being held on the 23rd. That’s the day when the people of Britain vote in a referendum on remaining or leaving … Continue reading
A recent vox pop. survey in Canada revealed a dominant reluctance amongst young Canadians for Canada to leave the EU. Imagine how difficult it is to campaign for Britain to leave the EU, the UK actually being part of the … Continue reading
Attempting a reasonable discussion is pointless with the unreasonable. The unreasonable must be brought to the table by other means. If not by sword, then perhaps by satire.
Brendan O’Neill, editor of spiked, wrote 800 years on, why Magna Carta still matters. He concludes: We need a new and serious debate on freedom, on why it’s important and why we need more of it. Magna Carta did not only … Continue reading