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Dormy House

EpiQR Epicurean Expeditions with Em Marshall-Luck Dormy House Situated just outside the quintessential-Cotswolds market town of Broadway and conveniently sited for walking the glorious countryside all around, Dormy House Hotel was formerly a farmhouse (it must have been a pretty … Continue reading

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Innocent Actor in Sovereign’s Snuff Film

Innocent Actor in Sovereign’s Snuff Film The Garner Affair – Ilana Mercer rests her case Despite its elegant simplicity, the libertarian law is difficult to grasp. This I realized pursuant to the publication of “Eric Garner: 100% Innocent under Libertarian … Continue reading

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Eric Garner 100% Innocent under Libertarian Law

Eric Garner 100% Innocent under Libertarian Law Ilana Mercer laments another death by cop Eric Garner was doing nothing naturally illicit when he was tackled and placed in the chokehold that killed him. It can be argued, if anything, that … Continue reading

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Beyond Multiculturalism

  Beyond Multiculturalism John Press proposes a new paradigm   CULTURISM AND CULTURISTS ‘Culturism’ is the opposite of multiculturalism. Whereas multiculturalists believe we should celebrate our national diversity, culturists, (those who advocate culturism), believe that we should seek unity by … Continue reading

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Fight the Classroom Idiocracy with the Literary Canon

Fight the Classroom Idiocracy with the Literary Canon Ilana Mercer educates her masters The fraught relationship between state and society carries over into classroom and town hall. Something of a commonplace in police state USA is the scene in which … Continue reading

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Two poems by Marcus Bales

SUDDENLY Suddenly the kids, the car, the house, the spouse, the local bar, the work, have made you what you are. What doesn’t chill you makes you fonder.  – Should you stay or should you go? The thrill you’re looking for, you know, … Continue reading

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Ferguson: thankful for the Founding Fathers’ legal legacy

Ferguson: thankful for the Founding Fathers’ legal legacy The American race riots – Ilana Mercer gets real Grand-jury deliberations were conducted behind closed doors. The decision was announced at night. It was too dark. Jurors were given too much information … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – these he has loved

ENDNOTES – these he has loved Stuart Millson presents a seasonal selection A few favourite recordings… a very personal view, and an end-of-year indulgence I have always found that the month of December, and in particular, the Christmas holiday, is … Continue reading

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Twenty Years After

Twenty Years After Leslie Jones joins a birthday party The Henschel Quartet with Martino Tirimo, a recital given at St John’s Smith Square on Tuesday 11th November 2014 and broadcast live on Radio 3. Programme; Beethoven String Quartet no 5 … Continue reading

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Don’t get “Grubered” by W’s Groupies

Don’t get “Grubered” by W’s Groupies  Ilana Mercer ruminates on the rise of executive power On Fox News’ “The Five,” one female host energetically involved in genuflecting to George Bush turned to another, a former prosecutor and lingerie model, to … Continue reading

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