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In 2017 the United Kingdom will face its first serious constitutional dilemma since the Glorious Revolution of 1688. A bloodless coup removing the Stuarts and once and for all installing the constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy we enjoy today....

Downfall

It seems the ‘Western’ Democracies are stumbling into a new dark age, the historical perspective would suggest the Roman Empire has the template for ultimate failure. An inability to protect its borders, the degradation of money & a mutated...
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Bank Bail Ins

A number of Going Postal subscribers have asked me to cover the concept of Bank Bail Ins. My intention therefore with this essay is to outline the idea for the intelligent layman rather than the economics undergraduate, for whom I...
There has been some disingenuous double speak on the subject of Scottish Independence post election at which they triumphed with a platform for independence from the United Kingdom as strong as the conservative party's overwhelming endorsement of independence from...
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