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Facts on Drugs

Facts on Drugs

Olly Neville October 23, 2012 10

A quick breakdown: Drug legalisiation does not increase usage When Portugal decriminalised drug usage 10 years ago many worried drug usage would rise, it hasn’t. In fact it has fallen by 50%. People take

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#Oct20 Marching against Economics and Common Sense

#Oct20 Marching against Economics and Common Sense

Olly Neville October 23, 2012 5

The left once again have decided to show their lack of economic knowledge, (allegedly) 100,000 people marched on Saturday claiming to be the voice of the majority (despite over 20m people voting for deeper

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Andrew Mitchell: Useless and Naive

Andrew Mitchell: Useless and Naive

Olly Neville October 23, 2012 3

As you will know, Andrew Mitchell has been taking up many of the front pages for most of the past few weeks for his alleged ‘pleb’ comment. What struck me as strange was the

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Tim Burton 30 years on

Tim Burton 30 years on

Backbencher October 23, 2012 2

Charlie Granby, Many of you will have recognised Tim Burton as an iconic director, actor, producer and writer who is renowned for his quirky, gothic horror style movies, such as Sleepy Hollow, Sweeney Todd:

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Prisons must have a ‘Positive Impact’

Prisons must have a ‘Positive Impact’

Backbencher October 22, 2012 0

Milton,   Serious offenders must be imprisoned, but jails must have a ‘positive impact’ on inmates, David Cameron argued today.. ‘Positive impact?’ That is certainly being achieved!   Cell TV? – Yes Sky Digital…?

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UKIP: still the only home for Libertarians

UKIP: still the only home for Libertarians

Olly Neville October 22, 2012 14

As I wrote earlier, UKIP is the only home for Libertarians. Simon Riglesford has a blog post out today about UKIP, specifically some concerns he has with them The first assertion Simon makes is

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Scottish Independence – For Whom?

Scottish Independence – For Whom?

Backbencher October 22, 2012 5

Alexander Richardson, @marketanarch Might I be in favour of Scottish Independence by reason or virtue of being a Libertarian? As a Jeffersonian Libertarian, it follows that I favour less government – indeed, to the

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Last Man Standing: Memoirs of a Political Survivor

Last Man Standing: Memoirs of a Political Survivor

Andrew Thorpe-Apps October 22, 2012 3

I have followed Jack Straw’s career more closely than others because we attended the same school. I remember feeling strangely proud when he was appointed Foreign Secretary and later Justice Secretary. This stemmed from

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Merkel & European Federalism: An Argument Against Further Powers For Brussels

Merkel & European Federalism: An Argument Against Further Powers For Brussels

Michael St George October 22, 2012 10

The essence of the polity we call a nation-state can be a nebulous concept to visualise, let alone articulate. Yet, despite the apparent elusiveness of precise definition, for 364 years since the 1648 Treaty

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Lauren In London: It’s Time To Start Stalking The Local Music Scene

Lauren In London: It’s Time To Start Stalking The Local Music Scene

Lauren O'Callaghan October 20, 2012 2

There are very few cities in the world with a better music scene than London. With gigs on every night of the week, big and small artists calling it home, and venues supporting every

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