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Abraham Lincoln’s attitude towards Black-Americans in 1858

While I was at the hotel to-day an elderly gentleman called upon me to know whether I was really in favor of producing a perfect equality between the negroes and white people. [Great laughter.] While I had not proposed to … Continue reading

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The Death of the British Parliamentarian: The Brexit Debate, 11th January, 2019

Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. Edmund Burke on representative democracy, 1774.1 It is worth saying that Torbay voted strongly to … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower, sprinkler systems and decision-making

          Tower block living is problematical whether it’s social or private. The Grenfell Tower fire tragedy was a massive wake-up call for everyone associated with tower blocks either as residents or managers. The proposal to retro-fit … Continue reading

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