Tuesday 26 February 2019


When I quote things it does not mean I endorse what I quote, but I agree with all these, especially the first.

Yoram Hazony‏ @yhazonyUniversities are not really independent institutions. They are a cartel policed by accrediting bodies at the departmental level and peer review at the professorial level. They are the equivalent of an imperial state--vast and exerting constant pressure for all to homogenize.

18 hours ago18 hours agoMoreWinston Churchill was once asked if Ireland was in the Commonwealth or not. "They're half-in and half-out," he said. Maybe that could be a template for UK to EU? Ireland was indeed ambiguous about whether it was in Commonwealth & everyone accepted that.

Andrew Neil‏Verified account @afneil
So if Labour now backs a second referendum what will be their position — Leave or Remain?

Daniel Hannan‏Verified account @DanielJHannan
A reminder that every Labour MP was elected on this manifesto commitment just over 18 months ago.

Tom Gallagher Retweeted philipamery
This is an apt observation for what's happened to the British - supposedly mainstream - left in the same period.
philipamery @philipamery
A great Australian Labor man, Kim Beazley (Snr) said in 1970: “When I joined the Labor Party, it contained the cream of the working class. But as I look about me now, all I see are the dregs of the middle class. When will you...stop using the Labor Party as a cultural spittoon?”

Tom Gallagher‏ @cultfree54
The Spanish PM is seeking to release the ghosts of the Spanish civil War not because he is worried about Europe but because he is desperate that his unappealing government survive an election where he faces rejection.

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