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WHAT HAVE THE YOUNG TURKS of the TORY PARTY been up to? STEWART fights for Lords’ reform referendum in defiance of the whips!

I have been derelict in covering the Young Turks of the Tory Party:  Rory Stewart, Louise Mensch (formerly Bagshawe), Savid Javid and Kwasi Kwarteng. So let’s catch up a bit:  MP Rory Stewart joined the Tory rebels on Lords reform (so did Mensch) and was solid in the debate on the alleged reform of the […]

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 RORY STEWART IN INTERVENTION DEBATE IN LONDON – AND HE IS TAKING THE RIGHT SIDE!

There will be an intriguing debate in London (makes me wish the blogging budget would allow a quick trip across the pond!) on March 3, 2011.  The topic is: Some leaders are so objectionable – Saddam Hussein, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Robert Mugabe – that it may seem only right to strain every sinew to get rid […]

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: RORY STEWART THIS TIME! FROM AFGHANISTAN TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT!

MP Rory Stewart, OBE, spoke some time ago on a subject very near to his heart:  Afghanistan.  Here is a column on it from ConservativeHome.  Stewart takes a humanitarian but generally non-interventionist position on continued UK troop involvement in the nation.  Here is a quote from the cited article of Ian Parker in the New […]

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 ON PRISONERS VOTING!

The Young Turks:  Kwasi Kaerteng, Savid Javid, Louise Bagshawe, Rory Stewart, Steven Baker and the “honorary” YT David Nuttall all voted as follows on the prisoner votes motion: Yes (against prisoner voting) Steven Baker David Nutall Kwasi Kwarteng Savid Javid These did not vote on the motion: Rory Stewart Louise Bagshawe The only reference 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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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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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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NEWS ON YOUNG TURKS RORY STEWART and LOUISE BAGSHAWE

Rory Stewart advised the BBC recently the first three weeks as a new MP.  It was filled with tradition, pomp/circumstance and making new friends. WEEK ONE: Last night was the most dramatic event I think I’ve ever witnessed. It was in the 1922 committee room, incredible, as you can imagine, panelled oaked room with pictures […]

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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WE NOW FOLLOW THE YOUNG TURKS ON TWITTER!

Thanks to Tom White, I now know how to access and use the Twitter account here at VaRight (That technological advance may scare some of the readers!) and we now are following the Twitter accounts of Rory Stewart, Kwasi Kwarteng and Louise Bagshawe.  We have not yet found the Twitter account for Savid Javid.  So, […]

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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STARTING A NEW SERIES AT VIRGINIA RIGHT: THE YOUNG TURK WATCH!

Due to the extreme popularity of the young turks of the Tory Party series, I will endeavor to keep the Virginia Right readers informed of developments involving them:  Louise Bagshawe, Savid Javid, Kwasi Kwarteng and Rory Stewart.  So stay here at VaRight for more details. About Elwood SandersElwood “Sandy” Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is […]

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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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE YOUNG TURKS OF THE TORY PARTY?

The young turks series took a lot out of me:  Now that I am over the midlife crisis from these articles (!), I wondered what we can draw from them?  I will add the series was well-received although I am not scheduled for lunch with Rory Stewart yet!  So what can conservatives and libertarians learn from this?  Let […]

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 TURKS OF THE TORY PARTY: RORY STEWART

What sort of office would this candidate be asked to run for in the United States:  A deputy governor in Iraq, decorated for that service with a high honor, military officer and diplomat, chairman of the board of a charity designed to preserve the ancient cultural treasures of Afghanistan and a professor at Harvard.  Did I […]

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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917,832

That’s the number of votes the various UKIP candidates garnered in the past UK election.  The UKIP got the most votes of any political party that did not win a seat in Parliament.  I was pleased to see that the UKIP beat soundly the racist British National Party. They may have also affected the size 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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A REFRESHING WORD ON AFGHANISTAN

Would you take the word of a occupation deputy governor of a region of Iraq who also started a charity in Afghanistan and wrote a best seller about his experiences?  No it’s not General Petraeus.  It’s not even an American.  It’s  a Tory candidate for MP – one Rory Stewart (Can I call him Rory […]

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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