The very deed of having to write a letter to Donald Tusk about how we chose to govern the UK should alert UK voters to the profound change in our democracy and constitution put through by stealth in various EU Treaties. Each voter should learn of the plans for political union in the 5 Presidents Report on the future of the EU and the Euro, and ask how can the UK fit into such a far reaching constitution?
By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Whatever the outcome of the Paris attacks, the mass migration hitting European shores will continue
The Labour leader’s bizarre statement that Mohammed Emwazi should have faced trial is just part of his doctrine of willed powerlessness
Brian Keenan was held by Shia Muslims loyal to Hezbollah in Lebanon
In Islamist terrorism we face a violent and highly contagious madness that believes the killing of civilians is a moral act
A boost for Len Pen. A blow to Merkel. More Europe-wide security measures. No Commons vote on bombing Syria. And, more distantly, the end of free movement?
The horrific events in Paris sound the death knell for European liberalism
We all send our sympathies to the people of Paris who faced a series of barbarous attacks last night. Our thoughts are with the families who have lost loved ones.
The total scumbag “Jihadi John”, the British misfit Mohammed Emwazi turned ISIS jihadist who became infamous for his role in a series of murderous videos, may have been killed in a strike by American forces. The US is 99% it got him. Here’s hoping they didn’t miss. The only downside, tweeted someone on hearing the news, is that it is too early to have a glass of champagne to celebrate.
The Health Secretary’s quest for a ‘seven-day-a-week NHS’ is fundamentally misconceived
He cannot wave away the possibility, even the likelihood, of recession returning before 2020.
“Donate £15 toward my heart transplant and I’ll send you a copy of my CT scan. Donate £50 and you’ll be entered into a prize-draw to receive my new heart if I die on the operating table!”
The Welsh businesses which have banded together to exploit the tax advantages of multinationals could be pioneers for big society, small-government activism.
There’s only one way to find out if Corbyn is fit to be Prime Minister: did he kneel in front of Her Majesty?
Corbyn wants to stop wars because he can’t be bothered to bow when asked to respect those killed in them
Nearly every observer expected the same result – a Conservative win with a reduced majority. This as found to be in error when the votes were counted.
This other Nordic country is doing a lot to tackle homelessness.
Most people don’t join trade unions for left-wing politics, but to improve their lives – I know I did.
If we are to be the party of the worker, then we must also be the party of the workplace – and the workplace representative.
For all its imperfections, America remains the world’s indispensable nation
The ideology that now lies at the heart of Labour would be deeply damaging to this country – it must be defeated.
Today Simon Danczuk has come under fire for reportedly pulling out of a parliamentary trip to China at the last minute, after discovering he would have to travel in mere economy class.
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