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Liars & Quislings

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Switzerland is a nice country to die in–the state only steals two percent of one’s hard-earned dough (and the same applies if it hasn’t been hard-earned, thank God)–although at times it feels like most people who live there are dead. It all has to do with law and order, cleanliness and pastoral peace. Not to [&hellip
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WWI: What If?

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Michael Howard, or Sir Michael Howard to give him his due, is one of Britain’s best living military historians. He is also a strategic thinker who writes wittily and in a concise manner. His latest work, The First World War, due in July, is an introduction to the Great War–as World War I is known [&hellip
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Foreign Affairs

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Twenty years ago I wrote an article in The American Spectator titled "American Women Make Lousy Lovers." It was all about femininity, or the lack of it, in militant feminists, and had nothing to do with the sexual act whatsoever. Needless to say, the title was noticed by various television producers–who of course did not [&hellip
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Watch Your Tongue

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Okay, let’s have some fun with p.c. Naomi Campbell, the supermodel who is no stranger to controversy and public rows, has sued an English tabloid for an article last year that revealed she was a drug addict and a member of Narcotics Anonymous. But that’s not all. Naomi has issued a further writ for infringement [&hellip
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Race Rats

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Oh dear! "Immigrants must learn to be British," screams a headline in London’s Daily Mail. "New immigrants will soon have to pass English exams and formally swear allegiance to the Crown," is the subhed. Substitute the word American for British, and you’ll have the p.c. police and the liberal press hot on your tail. In [&hellip
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True Class

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They would, wouldn’t they? Come across as chilly, shallow and grasping (the aristos), while the servants are brimming with passionate humanity? I am referring of course to Gosford Park, the Robert Altman film that has just opened in dreary old England to rave reviews, as it has, I am told, back in the good old [&hellip
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