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Who Is Milton?

Who Is Milton?

Backbencher March 31, 2013 1

You know his smile and asinine wit, but who is the face behind The Backbencher? Milton Archibald Freeman was born to a debutant and successful city broker. He grew up with his time split

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That Hideous (EU) Strength

Michael St George March 29, 2013 1

One of the more intriguing – or maybe even enlightening – aspects of middle adulthood is re-reading some of the books you read in your youth and finding, in the contemporary sweep of events,

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Why Are Brits Such Bad Europeans?

Lee Jenkins March 2, 2013 1

Despite the efforts of successive governments over the decades, Brits have shown a stubborn refusal to embrace the European identity.   It can’t be easy being a Europhile in Britain. I can only imagine

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