Lies, damned lies and EU propaganda

Yesterday the broadcast media greeted with disdain the good news that Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, had signed a trade deal with Switzerland. The story was not that he had signed a trade deal, but that he was ‘prioritizing’ the largest economies with whom to agree a deal pre-Brexit.

What on earth do they expect? The majority of the countries on the EU’s list of ‘agreements in place’ would barely be noticeable if for any reason they chose not to renew …

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Children born to married parents fare better

LEADING SOCIOLOGIST STUNNED TO DISCOVER NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF DIVORCE

Dear Marriage supporter

Children “born to unmarried parents are disadvantaged relative to children born to married parents”.

Not our words but those of a leading sociologist’s research highlighted by the BBC this week.

Professor Sara McLanahan, who pioneered the US Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, explained: “I had been taught as a sociologist that there were no negative consequences of divorce or single parenthood”.

But after looking closely at ‘all the data she could find’, she discovered “over and over …

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Marriage is devalued if divorce is made too easy

ACT NOW: TELL THE GOVERNMENT TO DROP PLANS FOR ‘NO-FAULT’ DIVORCE

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For a thousand years our law said marriage was the union of a man and a woman for life. Then in 2013, David Cameron redefined marriage to make same-sex ‘marriage’ legal.

Now the Conservative Government is proposing ‘no-fault’ divorce – in effect scrapping the legal expectation that marriage be lifelong. Any spouse can end their marriage on demand. No reason is needed. This is a charter to wreck marriage.

It will be harder to end …

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The Eleventh Hour

SUNDAY EDITORIAL

‘LEAVING THE EU IS NOT POSSIBLE’

THIS IS ONE OF THE MAIN REASONS WE VOTED TO LEAVE

Exposing the fatally flawed ‘logic’ of Remoanerdom

A consistent message has been appearing in Remoanerdom in recent months. And it contains a fatal flaw.

The idiocy of the argument was perfectly but unwittingly encapsulated by Boris Johnson’s younger brother this week.

Those who voted Remain and who still refuse to accept the democratic decision of the British people in 2016 – the largest exercise of democracy in British history – are now …

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Theresa the Appeaser is the EU’s waitress

OBSERVATIONS

At a subconscious level the decision of the British people on 23 June 2016 was a kick in the teeth to the EU27’s leaders, to President Juncker and his Commission, and to the then President Martin Schulz and his phalanx of zealots in the EU Parliament. Of course some readers might say that the kick landed rather lower than the teeth.

From Juncker’s first reaction on 24 June 2016: “This will not be an amicable divorce”, through all the insults from various leaders and officials since, …

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Back to the drawing board for ‘equality’ stasi

ASHERS WINS SUPREME COURT “SUPPORT SAME-SEX ‘MARRIAGE’” CASE

Dear Marriage supporter

Ashers Baking Company has won its case at the Supreme Court – after nearly four and a half years.

This is an emphatic victory for free speech. Five of the UK’s top judges have ruled that the law cannot compel someone to endorse a message with which they fundamentally disagree.

This ruling was vital, not just for the McArthur family who own and run Ashers bakery, but for business owners across the UK.

Action was taken against Ashers bakery …

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Give the greedy beggars nothing but some free advice

WE OWE THEM NOTHING

WHY IS THERESA GOING TO PAY THE EU £40 BILLION FOR NOTHING?

What should have happened in early 2017…

A legal and common sense explainer of the UK’s obligations and why no bill is payable

This weekend the papers are full of speculation about Mrs May’s anticipated capitulation to the EU over the Chequers proposals, making them worse than they already are.

Instead of speculating on that, we look at the minor matter of the £40 billion (it will be more of course) that she has …

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A “gender” a day keeps the doctor away

“TRANSGENDER” PROPOSALS THREATEN THE FAMILY

Dear Marriage supporter

The definition of traditional marriage as between a man and a woman depends on an understanding of what “man” and “woman” mean.

So the idea that “gender” can be changed almost at will strikes at the heart of what the Coalition for Marriage stands for. It is crucial that marriage supporters speak out against the Government’s proposed changes to the 2004 Gender Recognition Act.

We have published guidance on responding to the consultation, which may be downloaded.

Changes consulted on include:

Allowing a …

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Brexit means sovereignty, Chequers means subjection

THE LAST CUT IS THE DEEPEST

THE IEA SLAMS CHEQUERS

Yesterday in Westminster the respected Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) launched its “Plan A+” report on the Brexit negotiations.

The IEA’s views on Chequers do not make pretty reading for the Prime Minister or her cabinet. The report raises the numerous fatal flaws in Mrs May’s ‘only credible plan’ [sic] for Brexit, many of which we have highlighted in previous articles.

“The Government White Paper [‘Chequers’] proposes that the UK would have substantively harmonised regulations with the EU, which, …

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Lame duck May backs dead duck Chequers

“WE’RE BACKING CHEQUERS”

Mrs May and her cabinet, 24 September 2018

“CHEQUERS IS DEAD IN THE WATER”

The rest of the world

Yesterday the cabinet met to discuss the question of immigration rules post-Brexit, in the light of the independent Migration Advisory Committee report, issued on Tuesday last week.

In advance of the cabinet meeting it was widely reported that many ministers were going to tell the Prime Minister that the Chequers White Paper was “dead as a dodo”, in the words of the May loyalist, Sir Mike Penning MP.

In …

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