Tag Archives: Edmund Burke

Befuddled Bernie Sanders

Befuddled Bernie Sanders by Ilana Mercer Bernie Sanders, the senator from Vermont, thinks that “everyone should have the right to vote—even the Boston Marathon bomber … even for terrible people, because once you start chipping away and you say, ‘Well, … Continue reading

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Only Conserve

Only Conserve Peter King condemns change for change’s sake One of Edmund Burke’s most famous sayings is that ‘A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation’. This is sometimes used to suggest that … Continue reading

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In Praise of Complacency, part 1

In Praise of Complacency, part 1 Peter King on the benefits of herd instincts There has been a lot of debate over what happened in the 2015 General Election. Why did so few pundits and pollsters predict the outcome and … Continue reading

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White Lives Matter

White Lives Matter Ilana Mercer delivers some home truths For a short while, the thing called “gun violence” was uppermost in the minds of the blabbering class. Two lovely young people, Alison Parker (news reporter) and Adam Ward (photojournalist), of … Continue reading

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In defence of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal – guest article by Alfred Smith

In defence of the Lords – Reinstating heredity and continuity to Britain’s constitution Guest article by Alfred Smith “Though true Nobility (always founded in virtue and real piety) needs no… Apologie, but itself, amongst those ingenious Spirits, who are able … Continue reading

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