Author: James Higham

Freedom and litter

We have a site, as many of you know, called Orphans of Liberty and it says it has a range of views, from libertarian to centre-right, including classical liberals. Somewhere in there is room for the true conservative. The question…

Let’s take stock

© Courtesy David Farrer, all rights reserved TWO-IN-ONE-POST, PART 1 Allow me to introduce someone who probably needs no introduction, being an old salt in the blogging game – that redoubtable Scot David Farrer.  Here’s his take on the Orphans.…

The Tesco Syndrome

Angus Dei writes: There are those who think that Tesco is the Bees jointy bits and others, like me, that think it is a giant rip off. Stephen Pollard, writing for the Torygraph, seems to think that giant multinational supermarkets…

Security and economics

Youtube – press Read More – Jim Rickards on the military implications of the economic situation. This came from a December, 2010 speech he gave at John Hopkins. Jim Rickards – Economics and National Security – Part 2 Jim Rickards…

England

Tom reminds us it’s also Shakespeare’s Day. What Leg-iron said, with knobs on… underdogs bite upwards: Calling England.. Happy St. George’s Day. Don’t forget Shakespeare’s birthday too. If you can’t be proud of anything else, you can be proud England…

Clegg and the College of Europe

Wheels within wheels. Via Sackerson, Jose Manuel Barroso gave a speech at the College of Europe in 2004: “ … it important to promote his positive views on the separation of powers that reflects that the EU’s three powers are…

The grand illusion of cuts

Predictable: Moving to the news that rattled US markets last night, it was really no news at all. S&P warned that the United States credit rating could be downgraded if the ratbag Republicans and the dimwit Democrats didn’t agree to…