Category Archives: State Overreach

The Undemocratic Path Of EU Integration

Have you ever considered that prior to the 2016 referendum the UK electorate were only ever consulted on remaining in a trading bloc called the European Communities? Even that nod to democracy was only offered after Ted Heath signed us up without asking first. The

The Dissolution Of Parliament

A. V. Dicey (1835-1922), Whig jurist, constitutional theorist and one of the most notable scholars of our unwritten constitution wrote the following in his book – Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution:   “The discretionary power of the Crown occasionally may

Forced Labour In Venezuela

Venezuelan socialism, once praised by Corbyn and Abbott, now turns to forced labour for food production. Why does socialism always fail so spectacularly? Two main reasons I will mention here: 1) It centralises too much power in the hands of a few who are either

Not Guilty! Darren Grimes Wins Appeal

Not Guilty! One has to wonder what degree of vicious vindictiveness drives the state to spend half a million pounds prosecuting a young man for ticking the wrong box on paperwork. Of course we suspect it’s simply because he campaigned for Brexit, and the establishment

Britbox And The TV Tax

The launch of Brit Box will begin the unraveling of BBC license based funding. Many are asking the question: ‘hang on, if I already paid my license, why am I being charged to watch BBC programmes again?’ And its a fair point. As the scab

Don’t Give Authoritarians Power

Authoritarian ideologies are afraid of free thought and free speech. Why? Thatcher gave the answer when she observed that socialists don’t like people to choose because they might not choose socialism. From one inherently authoritarian ideology to another, the Chinese have the same fear but

Time For The Family To Say No!

In his intervention around the recent Tory party conference Jacob Rees-Mogg observed that “…the ever-mighty State wants control – and the easiest way to get this is by not supporting the Family. That way it creates more dependence and therefore a greater ability to interfere in people’s