There are means of intervening there, but they are very limited indeed.
Don’t get me wrong, Thatcher was a great Prime Minister. But, as my memoirs show, she sure lacked a sense of humour.
Wwill someone step forward with courage, and use the D-Day commemorations to reiterate the western call for freedom and democracy?
Your government is making changes that are improving the UK on all fronts, but most impressively on the economy.
Good news! Share values are reaching new records – not only in Britain, but in America too! But, here, courtesy of David Stockman in the New York Times, is some not so good news: “Since the S.&P. 500 first reached its current level, in March 2000, the mad money printers at the Federal Reserve have […]
Mitt Romney’s ‘secret speech’ (the remarks he made at a fundraising event in which he appeared to express a total lack of care for the 47% of Americans too poor to pay federal income tax) has unleashed a storm of criticism – and not just from the left. From a British Conservative perspective, one of […]
David Skelton is Deputy Director of Policy Exchange. You can follow him on Twitter @djskelton. Newt Gingrich’s annihilation of Mitt Romney in the South Carolina primary served to highlight the Republican front runner’s biggest weakness – he finds it difficult to empathise with blue collar voters. His campaign was found out in a state where unemployment […]
JP Floru is the Director of Programmes at the Adam Smith Institute. When money is short reality kicks in. A few years ago people were flush with cash and didn’t mind spending more on health and education. They duly elected Tony Blair. Labour came, spent, and departed in ignominy. Nothing improved, but the cash is gone. Strapped-for-cash […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter US Republicans are having a tough time considering who their candidate should be for the 2012 Presidential election. Mitt Romney is the current front-runner, but has a ceiling of support at around 35-40% of the vote. He is fatally hamstrung, however, by the healthcare law he passed when he […]
Tim Montgomerie Two noteworthy pieces on Ronald Reagan. First from William Rees-Mogg in today's Times (£): "He is one of the four major Presidents in the history of the Republican Party: Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Eisenhower and Reagan. He brought the Cold War to an end — the last great global victory for the United States. […]