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Tory candidate selected

Rahima Khan, Conservative mayoral candidate

Newham Conservatives have selected their candidate for next year’s mayoral election.

And their announcement throws a good deal of shade at their Labour counterparts… 70 more words

Newham

The Fifth American War, by Victor Hanson, [c]

The Fifth American War
July 18, 2017 11:05 am / Leave a Comment / victorhanson
by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review

The country is coming apart, and the advocates of radical egalitarianism are winning. 2,002 more words

Political Commentary

@campaignforleo poll nos - not so much a Leo bounce as just an Enda recoil

This is my Broadsheet.ie column from last week, published before today’s Sunday Times/B&A poll showing FG on 29% and FF on 30%. This joint level of support of 59% is a positive, particularly for FF and suggests it has scope to get its average showing back into the low 30s.  1,167 more words

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#Macron - Le Pen and Now

This column appeared on Broadsheet.ie on April 24th, 2017 – just after the first round of voting in the French Presidential election when Macron and Le Pen emerged as the two front runners in Round Two:  1,174 more words

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Enda Kenny: we'll miss him (eventually)

This column originally appeared on Broadsheet.ie on May 8th 2017 and suggests that Fine Gael will come to regret dumping Enda Kenny as Taoiseach and leader as speedily as they have…   1,091 more words

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I think I'll run for President...

I think perhaps I will run for president. Issues that have been used to clobber other aspiring presidents include drugs, sex, election finance issues, and political platform – so I will just say right up front that I used marijuana a little bit, but unfortunately never had an opportunity to see what cocaine, LSD, mushrooms, or other drugs that expand consciousness might do. 432 more words

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