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Reader’s comment: First things first

In response to Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Get a grip on defence, Mrs May, and unite the party, Reborn wrote: Ultimately, the only reason for the existence of the nation state is for defending its taxpayers from threats from overseas or within that state. Defence and policing are the sine qua non of any state. The desirables […]

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Reader’s comment: Life? Why bother?

In response to Laura Perrins: Spendthrift Tories fritter away our children’s future, Nockian wrote: Who governs has become ever less a concern to me. It’s like living in a timber-framed house infested by voracious termites which threaten to bring down the roof at any moment. The only option is to accept the inevitable and live […]

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Reader’s comment: David Doolally

In response to Leftie Lunacy – Lammy’s migrant lament, Owen Morgan wrote: It is a truth universally acknowledged that when David Lammy opens his mouth, unfathomable idiocy will shortly emerge.

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Reader’s comment: A nation trashed

In response to Andrew Cadman: The great migration debate? Where’s it hiding?, Damaris Tighe wrote: ‘Net migration’ (resulting in population churn – great phrase, Andrew) is a deliberate deceit in which if 1,000 native Brits leave and 1,000 Kashmiri villagers arrive, nothing is deemed to have happened. But of course something has happened and our […]

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Reader’s comment: Police hold us to ransom

In response to Campbell Campbell-Jack: Bigger isn’t better – the lesson from PC McPlod, JB wrote: Police forces in general are too large and powerful and their leaders have become lazy and politicised. This is why they’re now holding taxpayers to ransom, saying they won’t investigate various crimes unless they get even more money. Our […]

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Reader’s comment: The BBC’s crucifixion of Damian Green

In response to Paul T Horgan: Rainbows at the footie – a truly pointless gesture, PierrePendre wrote: It’s interesting to juxtapose this public endorsement of homosexuality and other kinds of alternative sexuality with the BBC’s crucifixion of Damian Green for allegedly indulging a well-known and legal male heterosexual taste, whether the allegation is true or […]

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