How Hammond could put marriage back in fashion

Nov 21, 2017 by

by Kathy Gyngell, The Conservative Woman: No man is an island. The UK income tax system chooses to treat its citizens as though each were one; as though each were an autonomous unit without responsibility for, or need of, anyone else but the State; as though families no longer mattered. Almost...

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Where is the boundary between religion and politics?

Nov 15, 2017 by

by Will Jones, courtesy of Ian Paul, Psephizo: Will Jones writes: If we’re honest, we’re a bit confused about religion in the West. We know that we don’t want to end up like many Islamic countries, slavishly implementing a backward and brutal law code in the name of God. We also know that we...

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Remembering The Road to Serfdom

Nov 9, 2017 by

by Bradley J. Birzer, The Imaginative Conservative: Friedrich Hayek believed that the very institutions of liberalism and republicanism, when misused, can foster the totalitarianism of democracy… Professor Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992) wrote The Road to Serfdom while a professor at the...

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The Westminster sex scandal is a media-hyped sideshow: Parliament is not crammed with Cyril Smiths

Nov 6, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: One woman says an MP touched her knee; another says she was raped. One male MP has been suspended for unspecified “serious allegations”; another is under fire for groping someone’s buttocks. Sex pests lurk; sexual harassment abounds; sordid kinkiness permeates, and there are...

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Social conservatism under fire from Left and Right

Oct 27, 2017 by

by Thomas Pascoe, The Conservative Woman: Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this month was a landmark moment in British political history. It marked the total rejection of social conservatism by the leadership of the party which once existed as its...

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Police forces insist they cannot afford to man remembrance parades amid budget cuts

Oct 24, 2017 by

by Michael Powell, Mailonline: Poppy Day parades to honour Britain’s war dead are facing the axe because police chiefs across the country are refusing to send officers to block off roads. Campaigners have blasted forces for breaking the decades-old tradition, but senior officers say they have no...

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