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North Korea: The Bellicose Slave State

North Korea: The Bellicose Slave State

James Snell April 1, 2013 0

  The resumption of hostilities, if it ever comes, in the Korean peninsula would not be surprising. The two nations have had scares in the past, with the North’s shelling of the disputed Yeonpyeong

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UKIP ride high as Cyprus falls to catastrophe

James Snell March 25, 2013 2

  The Eastleigh bye-election was another strong showing from Ukip, who now seem to have form in nearly winning seats in the House of Commons. They came second in Rotherham and Middlesbrough, as well

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The New Independent Scotland: A look into the future

The New Independent Scotland: A look into the future

James Snell March 18, 2013 1

 James Snell looks into the Backbencher’s very own crystal ball to see what future awaits an independent Scotland. Much as I supported the right of the Falkland Islanders to choose their own fates, regardless

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The case for an efficient foreign aid

The case for an efficient foreign aid

James Snell March 11, 2013 0

  I must be one of the few on the Right who thinks that it is morally acceptable to continue giving International Development Aid in a time of economic crisis at home. Their reasons

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Obama and America Need Deep Economic Cuts

Obama and America Need Deep Economic Cuts

James Snell March 4, 2013 2

  The United States has a lot going for it: a vibrant (if gaudy) democracy and strong senses of personal freedom and national self-confidence. It is laid low by the perpetual partisan rumblings of

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The Sinister Mr. Galloway

The Sinister Mr. Galloway

James Snell February 25, 2013 1

  With his shameless antics in the Big Brother house, his vile pro-Islamist propaganda, his incessant support for dictators and the methods they use to stay in power, George Galloway is one of the

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Labour’s Hidden Money

Labour’s Hidden Money

James Snell February 18, 2013 1

We are used to our MPs being out of touch. The expenses scandal of 2009 not only showed their pathological inability to play by the (incredibly lenient) expenses rules which they themselves drafted, but

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Ghoulish Labour, and other economic news

Ghoulish Labour, and other economic news

James Snell January 28, 2013 0

  ‘THE recovery has stalled!’, ‘Osborne is destroying Britain!’, and probably soon: ‘the fiscal world is about to end!’ – These quotations could be taken from any left-leaning newspaper columnist, populist pundit or indeed

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The Syrian People Need Proper Intervention

James Snell January 21, 2013 4

James Snell argues for Western intervention in Syria. THE Syrian uprising has been dragging on since the very start of the Arab Spring in 2011. The scenes of the war have been violent and harrowing,

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Listen To The French

James Snell January 14, 2013 1

James Snell admits/confesses that this time, the French are right and why we need to listen to them! I HATE to say this, I really do, but the French are not only right on foreign

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