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“As for you who stand today on the threshold of life, with a long horizon open before you for a long career of usefulness to your nati [...]

Minority assumptions

At the outset of the most recent Canadian federal election campaign in March of this year, I wrote a post addressing how the concept of coal [...]

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“It is time now for Colonel Gaddafi to stop issuing delusional statements.” - UK Foreign Secretary William Hague Related Posts:N [...]

Quote of the day

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. - H. L. Mencken Related Posts:No Re [...]

On party membership

I read a very interesting piece on declining membership in political parties in the United Kingdom. The numbers are rather astounding. Accor [...]

Speaker Bercow and accusations of bias

British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow annoys many MPs. There have been a rash of articles over the course of the past year hinting at [...]

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Create a society that values material things above all else. Strip it of industry. Raise taxes for the poor and reduce them for the rich and [...]

On Members’ attire

Robert Flello (Stoke-on-Trent South) (Lab): I pay tribute to all the public sector workers we rely on time and time again, and in particular [...]

Recalling Parliament

Most parliaments follow a parliamentary calendar, which provides a fixed timetable of sittings and adjournments for a full calendar year. On [...]

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Of an apartment-building manager who had killed himself I was told that he had lost his daughter five years before, that he had changed grea [...]
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