Tag Archive | British Parliament

WHO is DOUGLAS CARSWELL?

I was reading about UKIP’s new MP (Yes he immediately resigned his seat to stand in his district in a by-election) Douglas Carswell and I like what I read: First, Carswell’s young:  Born in 1971 in  the UK. Second, he was raised in Africa (Uganda of all places) because his parents, both medical doctors were […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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PERHAPS an NEW PLANK for the UKIP PLATFORM: RESTORING GUN RIGHTS to the UK PEOPLE!

I want to first thank the CCRKBA (Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms) for this idea!  Here’s the original editorial. Apparently the Telegraph newspaper in Great Britain took a poll (admittedly unscientific) to see what issue from among six the British Parliament should take up this year.  The results were astounding:  […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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LEAVE the EU or OBEY the ECHR? DON’T THROW me in that BRIAR PATCH, UKIP should SAY!

The Daily Mail reported that the new chief judge of the European Court of Human Rights (Yes that one that requires votes for prisoners but no rights for homeschoolers!), Judge Dean Spielmann from Luxembourg, has threatened the UK that Britain must obey its decrees or leave the EU: Britain was yesterday threatened with having to […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Magnitsky Act: One of the WORST BILLS Passed by Congress in Recent Years

Kim Zigfeld writes a “defense” if you can call it that of the Magnitsky Act, one of the worst bills passed by Congress in recent years (and that’s saying something) – deliberate unnecessary probably unconstitutional meddling in the internal affairs of another nation.  But it is mostly a personal attack on Prof. Cohen rather than […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Michael Collins asks: “WHO’LL TAKE MY PLACE?” WELL? WHO’LL take RON PAUL’S PLACE? MANY have DONE SO ALREADY!

One of my favorite scenes in a movie I surprisingly like – Michael Collins – is the one where the Irish revolutionary leader is speaking for a candidate for the British Parliament in Ireland who is in jail (The Irish nationalists ran for seats in Parliament, not to go to London, but to form their […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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SAY IT AIN’T SO! YOUNG TURK LOUISE (BAGSHAWE) MENSCH resigns from PARLIAMENT!

I may have to find a new Young Turk to replace the wonderful author Louise (Bagshawe) Mensch, who resigned from the British Parliament to spend more time with her family: As you know, I have been struggling for some time to find the best outcome for my family life, and have decided, in order to […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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LOOKS LIKE EU REFERENDUM VOTE set for Next Thursday! Will the PEOPLE’S WILL be followed? Not if PM Cameron has a say in it!

It looks like the EU referendum vote in the British Parliament is set for next Thursday!   Here (Thanks AGAIN to ConservativeHome) is the David Nuttall (Young Turk of the Tory Party!) motion: The House calls upon the Government to introduce a Bill in the next session of Parliament to provide for the holding of a […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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I WARNED YOU! THE EU WANTS TO BE A SUPER-STATE AND IT IS NOT OUR FRIEND OR THE UK’S!

Two stories from Europe illustrate how dangerous the European Union has become for national sovereignty and liberty – and our interests as well: The first one is the revisit of the infamous prisoners’ vote issue.  It simply is outrageous for convicted prisoners serving time to get the right to vote.  But the European Court of […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WESTMINSTER BY-ELECTION COMING UP IN BARNSLEY CENTRAL; UKIP HAS A HOPEFUL!

There is another by-election for the British Parliament coming up on Thursday, March 3.  It’s in the coal-mining district and has been a safe district for Labour.  The Labour MP, Eric Illsley was convicted of expenses fraud and resigned his seat.  The Tories are almost a minor party here and the BNP received 8% of […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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BULLETIN: BRITISH PARLIAMENT STANDS UP FOR SOVEREIGNTY – DEFIES ECHR!

The BBC is reporting that by a huge majority, Parliament voted to defy the ECHR and express its non-binding will that prisoners not be given the right to vote.  The vote was 234 to 22 with the remaining MPs abstaining.  The legal analyst at the BBC is already warning that prisoners not allowed to vote […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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PERHAPS A SOLUTION TO THE COMING CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS IN THE UK: DEPRIVE THE UK COURTS OF JURISDICTION TO HEAR PRISONERS’ VOTE CASES!

Melanchthon in ConservativeHome writes that if/when the British Parliament votes to refuse to give the vote to inmates, it will set the stage for a constitutional crisis: We then have five thousand prisoners complain that their human rights have been violated, and they sue for compensation.  The courts rule in their favour at – what […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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YOUNG TURK ALERT!

The recent vote on the EU budget in the United Kingdom raised some fissures in the Tory party.  Thanks to ConservativeHome, the first story is about the amendment offered by an MP named Douglas Carswell to reduce the EU budget. “Line 2, leave out from ‘2011’ to end and add ‘is concerned at the above-inflation […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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MORE YOUNG TURKS! LOUISE BAGSHAWE MAKES TWO SPEECHES IN PARLIAMENT!

Seems the Young Turks are busy!  Louise Bagshawe made her maiden speech to the British Parliament in ealry June, reported by the Evening Telegraph, a newspaper in her district.  It was a fluff speech begun by honoring her predeccessor: She said: “I have the honour to follow Phil Hope as MP, and must hope that […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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YOUNG TURK ALERT! THE WISDOM OF RORY STEWART ON AFGHANISTAN FOR DER SPIEGEL

I wrote two months ago at Virginia Right and Conflicted Libertarian about the Young Turks of the Tory Party – young MPs recently elected to the British Parliament who might have an impact.  It nearly caused me to have a midlife crisis!  But the most prominent of the Young Turks is Rory Stewart.  He has […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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British EU MP Daniel Hannan: The truth about the Tea Party Movement

For those not familiar with Daniel Hannan, he is the Conservative British Member to the European Union Parliament. He quickly rose to prominence in the US after this speech before the EU Parliament. Hannan has a blog and he recently started a British version of the Tea Party. About Tom WhiteTom is a US Navy […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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