Tuesday , September 28 2021

Ted Yarbrough

Ted is the co-founder and editor of the Daily Globe. He is a long-time blogger on British politics and has written a thesis on Thatcherism.

Technology: For Good or Ill?

Well, good news on the home front regarding Syria! Boris Johnson & Daniel Hannan pretty much spell out my views, in case anyone was wondering what my views on parliament voting down the war. (Not to say anyone is wondering of course). However, today I am turning my attention to a …

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Don’t let a Syrian War bomb the British Peace.

Great things are happening in the UK. The economy is turning around, immigration and the deficit are being reduced by a third and most significantly the dependence culture of the welfare state is being changed in favour of a culture of work. This encouraging and welcome trend towards works and …

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Gibraltar is British.

Recently, Spain has been making a lot of noise about Gibraltar. The Spanish saw the noise Christina Fernandez de Kirchner aka Plastic Surgery Zilla and thought “hey why not use her tactics of making noise about nothing and distract our people over our dreadful economy?” Spain’s actions, like Argentina’s over …

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Power to the People!

A free person is a powerful person. A person who does not depend on the government is the freest person of all because they can decide the course of their own life. However, a person who cannot pay the bills or who struggles to get by is highly susceptible to …

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The proper application of rule of law.

As those who read my blog probably have figured out by now, I see most government intrusions into the lives of ordinary citizens as a harmful thing. The less government, with less spending, less taxing, and less regulation, is the best government because it allows the invisible hand of the …

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A Truly Happy Day.

There are few things that bring people together in the world anymore. People are divided in politics, in sport, in culture and under every balkanisational category one can think of these days. However, today with the birth of the new royal son, this blog sends congratulations from Texas for the …

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How do you solve a problem like an unemployed youth?

Recently, there has been good news reported on youth unemployment in the UK. According to the ONS youth unemployment in the first half of the year has fallen approximately 43,000 to 950,000. Is this improvement? Yes. Is this a good number? No. Approximately 15% of Britons between the ages of …

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Thatcher’s children.

Recently, I’ve read several articles about the political views young adults of the UK. I was encouraged to see that there support for the Conservative party has doubled in the past 8 years. However, what I am most happy about is that free market views have become the dominant viewpoint …

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A Step in the Right Direction

I am happy with the final results of the spending review. Ending the “something for nothing” culture is important for Britain, and the fact that defence was spared massive cuts is further important. I am happy too that the top 45p rate is not being raised and I am further …

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Boris is right on Syria.

Writing today in the Daily Telegraph, London mayor Boris Johnson says it is madness for the west to arm the Syrian rebels. Unfortunately, I must agree, the conflict has now become one without good or bad guys, now it seems the war has become a war between an oppressive, brutal …

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Tony Blair’s piece on Islam in the Daily Mail.

In my first blog I alluded to my mixed feelings about Blair. B-Liar is a name I see often attributed to Blair and the way New Labour operated through spin I don’t blame anybody for attributing that name to him. However, I think in regards to the Middle East he does take …

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Michael Gove is Spot On.

In today’s Telegraph there is a wonderful opinion piece by Michael Gove about the incompetency of the Labour opposition in contrast with the successes of the government. He makes a good & strong case & I believe he is spot on. Here are the excerpts I shared on my facebook page, my American audience …

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The Beeb Recognizing Texas!? What do y’all think?

While scrolling through the left wing “Politics UK” page on facebook I was very surprised that the usually conservative bashing BBC wrote an article talking about the top 10 reasons people are moving to Texas. & Surprisingly it was very accurate for the most part. The only obviously wrong part …

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