Spain, a country without self-esteem

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Spain languishes dragged down by its lack of self-esteem and its perpetual and sterile internal struggles. Detached from its vital sustenance, the nation is gradually weakening, and the wickerwork that holds it together is slowly falling apart. Nations are amalgamated through a common language, common customs and common religion or values, but also through a …

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Is freedom becoming a distant memory?

Lecture given at the Madrid Association of Family Businesses (AMEF), September 23rd, 2021 As Henry VIII said to each of his six wives, I will not keep you long. A few years ago, a friend recommended to me a book by a Korean philosopher that begins with a shocking sentence: “Freedom has been an episode”. …

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Freedom in the Time of Cholera

Dear reader, This lecture given on 26th May 2021 on the occasion of receiving the 2020 Liberty Publication Prize awarded by the Spanish Liberty Club, will only be available in Spanish for the time being . Please click on the pdf link if you wish to read it.

Give us our normal life back

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It’s been over a year since the first covid restrictions were imposed, and I wonder how long will Spaniards continue to be held hostage by their political class. A state of emergency criticized by prestigious constitutional experts and justices but defended to the hilt by the government and de facto by the main non-opposition party …

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Euthanasia: barbarians at the gate

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My father was 84 years old when a serious fall left him a quadriplegic. He kept his extraordinary intellectual capacity intact while suffering from an irreversible paralysis from the neck down that only allowed him to move his head a little, a situation aggravated by the progression of a blindness that ended up being almost …

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The silence of the Constitutional Court

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For a year now, Spanish citizens have been suffering from a series of arbitrary restrictions on our fundamental rights and freedoms set out in the sanctum sanctorum of our Constitution. Indeed, those “inviolable rights that are inherent to us”, the freedom of movement, the right of assembly or freedom of worship, have been suspended or …

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Project Fear and the tyranny of the incompetents

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The underlying cause of this claustrophobic, sad and ruined Spain is not the Covid itself but rather the tyranny of the incompetents, their ineptitude, their deceptions and their indifference to the suffering of others. Do not link these dictatorial measures, typical of a state of war, with the epidemiological reality, because this typically communist nightmare …

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What is truly happening in Spain

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It is commonplace to describe PM Sanchez as a merely opportunistic politician, a hostage of the extremism of Communist Deputy PM Iglesias and forced to depend on separatists and the heirs of Basque terrorist group ETA, political party Bildu. “How long, you simple ones, will you love inanity?”, wrote the wise king 3,000 years ago …

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Trump’s victory

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Europe has always had trouble understanding the United States. Ronald Reagan resurrected his country, was re-elected president by an overwhelming majority (winning in 49 states out of 50 and getting 525 out of 538 Electoral College votes as compared to 24 states and 332 electoral votes in Obama’s reelection), and went down in history for …

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Don’t blame the Covid: blame the government

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Under the oppressive Soviet communist dictatorship, Russians could not move freely from one place to another in their own country and remained chained to their place of residence by the propiska, a police visa that restricted their freedom of movement. In the same way, with the excuse of fighting Covid, Spain’s despotic Social-Communist government forces …

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