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Daniel Hannan

Farage: “This European Union is the New Communism”

April 22, 2013

The EU is a clear political expression of a civilization’s decay as its ruling class plays its last few cards before some kind of end.  Nigel Farage, an MEP from the UK who belongs to the UK Independence Party (UKIP) back home, spoke truth to power about the EU’s actions regarding the troubles in Cyprus, [...]

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Brief Translation of Spanish Bank Bailout

June 12, 2012

It isn’t difficult to find news articles on the bailout of Spanish banks.  What is difficult to find is any story that lays out Spanish debt in terms of actual numbers.  Dan Hannan doesn’t do that exactly, but his ten observations in regard to the bailout provide some numbers and a great deal of perspective. [...]

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Daniel Hannan Points to the Writing on the Wall

September 16, 2011

The problem with modern liberalism is that its cures for every societal illness are the same poisons that caused the sickness in the first place.  Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP from the UK, has been saying this for years in regard to statism in general and the centralization of authority in European Union in particular.  He [...]

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Hannan on America’s Europeanization — Run Away!!!

March 13, 2011

America’s favorite Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Daniel Hannan, wrote an excellent book last year, The New Road to Serfdom, which warns us about the European-style direction America is taking and what a tragedy for the world and liberty that would be.  Recently, Hannan summarized the main points of his book in this widely [...]

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Daniel Hannan Ranks the American Presidents (And Does a Better Job than Most American Historians)

January 17, 2011

Ranking the American Presidents is something all of us political dorks have done at some point in our lives.  Although I haven’t done this in quite a long time, I remember my list being somewhat different than the lists often cited by American historians. A few minutes ago, I stumbled across Dan Hannan’s Top Ten [...]

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Brighton (UK) Tea Party Update

March 1, 2010

Well, keep in mind that they’re British and they do mean well.  Saturday’s Brighton Tea Party managed to attract around 300 people (some having to be turned away due to room occupancy issues) in what turns out to be a very “Green” (read: “Red”) locale.  As Daniel Hannan said on his blog: “If you can [...]

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Tea Time for the UK!

February 26, 2010

British patriot Daniel Hannan, the hands-down best member of the EU Parliament, is speaking at a UK-style Tea Party in his home town of Brighton tomorrow!  Hannan rejects that the “Taxed Enough Already” concept over here in the States is unique to the Red White and Blue — he notes a sparse history of the [...]

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Daniel Hannan Speaks Truth to Brown and the EU

March 25, 2009

The kind of political chutzpah that “Prime Minister’s Questions” junkies have experienced for years on C-SPAN finally made it to the floor of the EU.  British MP Daniel Hannan wrecks on British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in a classic Tory beat-down of bad Labour policies, this time on an international forum which everyone could see!  Check it out: “Brezhnev-era [...]

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