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Cameron needs to unite the country to pay down the debt

It was once thought that living standards in the UK would always go on rising. It was also claimed, by Gordon Brown, that there would be no more return to boom and bust. Then, in 2008, the UK suffered bust … Continue reading

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40 days of transformation: Day 2 – get a right attitude to authority

Today I’ve been teaching on the subject of authority and the bible.  It has challenged me in my attitude toward godly authority.  I am much more western secular in my self determination than I like to admit.  The Lent course … Continue reading

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The rule of law and a vital missing piece

A couple of years back, I wrote a post on Tom Bingham’s book The Rule of Law (London, Penguin, 2010).  Bingham is well qualified to write on the matter as retired Master of the Rolls, Lord Chief Justice and Senior … Continue reading

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40p per unit of alcohol: Lessons in social engineering

Today’s news that David Cameron seeks to introduce a law to make booze at least 40p per unit highlights the failure of social engineering and, more importantly, the secular state. The government acknowledges that binge drinking, not to mention problem … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity West Bromwich Carol Service Talk 2011

As we come to the close of 2011, I wonder what sort of year you think it has been? Has it been a better, happier, more contented year than 2010? Has humankind climbed the ladder of progression toward the sort … Continue reading

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Why we don’t need a public enquiry for the NOTW

David Cameron has set up a public enquiry into the News of the World phone hacking scandal.  Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money will be spent on “learning from our mistakes to make sure we don’t repeat them in the … Continue reading

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This is about more than the death of a newspaper

I’m already completely bored of the way the BBC and print media pour over the minutiae of the News of the World scandal like scavengers around a corpse.  The media pack has almost picked dry the carcass of that once … Continue reading

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