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What the world needs now is more Americans. The U.S. is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated to letting people choose what they want…
The president is being denounced for not taking the kind of pre-emptive action in Afghanistan that he has been so passionately denounced for taking in…
Something is happening to Britain and the British. Or has happened. We are said to be passing through a transition, or a turning point, or…
Of course great politicians are always liable to be wrong about something, and the more people tell them they are wrong, the more stubbornly they…
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action;…
For all its terrible faults, in one sense America is still the last, best hope of mankind, because it spells out so vividly the kind…
Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system has served us well over the centuries, that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability and…
We are also further than ever from equality of opportunity.
No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical, what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
America slept because most Americans preferred it that way.
It’s true that I’m taking a break from writing a regular column to do other things but it’s got nothing to do with what dear…
Sexual relations, of course, have existed, exist, and will exist. However, this is in no way connected with the indispensability of the existence of the…
According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin…
We want a system that will improve consistency and steadiness in the quality of government.
I think it’s a pity that in many people’s minds constitutional reform and PR have come to mean much the same thing.
We criticize, copy, patronize, idolize and insult but we never doubt that the U.S. has a unique position in the history of human hopes.
In real terms, there is a greater disparity of earnings between the very rich and the very poor.
One of the unsung freedoms that go with a free press is the freedom not to read it.
A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence.
All the research shows that being married, with all its ups and downs, is by far the most effective way of making young men law-abiding…
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