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  Tory Radio | Latest news, interviews and discussion about the Conservative Party. Often controversial, always well ...
Tory Radio has slipped in the polls of best right wing blogs from our position just outside the top 10 - at number 11 last year to the position of 17.
The Autumn election idea is a wind up to the Tories and a stick to keep his party and the unions on message during his first 100 days.
Tory Radio will be sitting down with Zac Goldsmith in Blackpool to discuss the Quality of Life report.
www.toryradio.com   (3603 words)

  
  Tory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, Pitt rejected the Tory label, preferring to refer to himself as an "independent Whig." The group surrounding Pitt the Younger came to be the dominant force in British politics from 1783 until 1830 and after Pitt's death the term "Tory" was increasingly used by its members instead of 'Pittite' or 'Friends of Mr Pitt'.
Generally, the Tories were associated with lesser gentry and the Church of England (or in Scotland the episcopalian church), while Whigs were more associated with trade, money, larger land holders (or "land magnates") and the Nonconformist Protestant churches.
Over time, however, the term Blue Tory has come to embody the more ideologically neo-liberal (in the manner of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan) elements in the party, while a Red Tory is a member of the more moderate wing of the party (in the manner of John Farthing and George Grant).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tory   (2070 words)

  
 Whig and Tory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Toryism became identified with Anglicanism and the squirearchy and Whiggism with the aristocratic, landowning families and the financial interests of the wealthy middle classes.
The death of Anne in 1714, the manner in which George I. came to the throne as a nominee of the Whigs, and the flight (1715) of the Tory leader Henry St. John (1678-1751), 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, to France, conspired to destroy the political power of the Tories as a party.
The die-hard Tories were discredited as Jacobites, seeking the restoration of the Stuart heirs to the throne, though about 100 country gentlemen, regarding themselves as Tories, remained members of the House of Commons throughout the years of the Whig hegemony.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/WhigTory/WhigTory.html   (591 words)

  
 Tory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Tories were favored by Queen Anne and reached the zenith of their early power (1710–14) under the leadership of Robert Harley, earl of Oxford, and Henry St.
The Tories again became reactionary under the impact of the French Revolution but entrenched themselves so firmly in control of the government that they were not dislodged until 1830.
In the American colonies during the American Revolution, the term Tory was used to signify those who adhered to the policies of the mother country, the Loyalists.
www.bartleby.com /65/to/Tory.html   (461 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Tory
After the Glorious Revolution of 1688, which gave Parliament permanent supremacy over the king, the Tory Party was the party of the landed aristocracy, favoring agricultural interests and the Church of England.
In 1760 the Tories regained control of the government under George III; at this time, those American colonials who supported the British in the American Revolution were known as Tories.
During the early 1830s the Tory Party became known as the Conservative Party and the Whig Party as the Liberal Party, but the term Tory is still often used as a synonym for Conservative.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761572729/Tory.html   (290 words)

  
 Conservative Party (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Conservative Party is descended from the Tory Party, one of the two ruling parties of 18th and 19th Century British Politics, and its members are still commonly referred to as Tories.
Though the Conservatives were considered to be the dominant governing party in the United Kingdom for much of the 19th and 20th Centuries, since losing the 1997 election to the Labour Party under Tony Blair, they have been in 'opposition' in Parliament.
The Tories more often than not formed the government from the accession of King George III (in 1760) until the Great Reform Act of 1832.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Conservative_Party_(UK)   (4839 words)

  
 TORY'S DEN, BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tory's Den is actually in the corner of Burlington, close to the intersection of the town lines of Bristol, Plymouth, Terryville and Burlington.
There are several Tory caves in Connecticut, and Litchfield County having more than her share of these loyalists and the rocky terrain to shelter them when pursued, leads the state in caves of this kind.
The Tory Den was formed when a large slab of rock fell from a perpendicular position onto other rocks and became supported in such a way as to allow considerable space beneath.
members.skyweb.net /~channy/Toryden.html   (301 words)

  
 Tory on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Tories were favored by Queen Anne and reached the zenith of their early power (1710-14) under the leadership of Robert Harley, earl of Oxford, and Henry St.
Tory radicalism and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914: the case of Lord Willoughby de Broke.
Before the Tory party put on a more acceptable face, these men gave a clearer testimony of the true character of their leaders.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/t/tory.asp   (1188 words)

  
 Eye - The dispassionate Tory - 11.06.03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tory is far from the political outsider, having served as a senior advisor to Mulroney and Kim Campbell and principal secretary to Premier Bill Davis.
Tory's own campaign may focus on his business expertise and volunteer photo ops, but he's a seasoned backroom player intimately familiar with the unelected side of politics.
Tory accused Toronto's poster bandits of turning the city into a "pigsty" and has proposed a bylaw banning postering and a crackdown on graffiti.
www.eye.net /eye/issue/issue_11.06.03/city/tory.html   (646 words)

  
 CBC News: Ontario Tory leader wins byelection
Tory, 50, had been expected to win the race in the riding of Dufferin-Peel-Wellington-Grey northwest of Toronto, which was last held by former Conservative premier Ernie Eves.
In his victory speech, Tory took a swipe at Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty, whom he is expected to go head-to-head with in the 2007 election.
Tory, a long-time party strategist and former head of Rogers Communications, had never before been elected to public office and doesn't live in the riding.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2005/03/17/tory-byelection-050317.html   (359 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Books | By genre | Weekend feature: The curse of Tory Boy
In fact, the libertarian Tory Boy wasn't really a Tory at all, more like the natural precursor to today's neocon, so it's something of an irony that this caricature is the one that has bedevilled image-makers at Conservative central office ever since.
Encompassing such a broad spectrum of the right, Tory Boy was inevitably an uneasy hybrid, but it was less what he said than the strident way in which he said it that was consistently unhelpful to the party.
Given that Tory support is weakest among young and women voters, it is a makeover the party must well hope for, but despite some very strong female candidates, for now the role models are mainly male.
books.guardian.co.uk /departments/politicsphilosophyandsociety/story/0,6000,1365643,00.html   (2905 words)

  
 Tory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
During the eighteenth century it was applied to conservatives who insisted upon the constituted authority of the Church of England, upon the divine right of kingship, and upon parliamentary privilege predicated upon the ownership of land.
The Tory power base was the conservative rural squirearchy, which was violently opposed to the taxation required to pay for the wars with France the Whigs stood rather to profit by.
In the mid-nineteenth century the Tory party was rechristened the Conservative Party but its members are still popularly known as Tories.
www.victorianweb.org /history/Tory.html   (177 words)

  
 Tory, Ulysses, et al. v. Cochran, Johnnie - Medill - On the Docket
Tory asked for $10 million "or very close to it" to "refrain from any public discussions of conspiracy or scandal," but then he seemed to disappear after the request went unheeded.
Sohigian found that Tory’s statements were "maliciously" made with "disregard for the truth [and] for the purpose of inducing Cochran to pay Tory… money to which Tory was not entitled." Although Cochran’s suit did not formally allege criminal extortion, Sohigian incorporated the charge in justifying his decision.
Tory was using free speech as a guise to commit the crime of extortion.
docket.medill.northwestern.edu /archives/001814.php   (2083 words)

  
 Tory Barnett
Tory's new tape is a collection of some of her favorite traditional country songs.
Tory wanted to include a song from each of her favorite country music influences.
Tory included "16th Avenue" in honor of all the singers and songwriters that are doing the same thing she's doing.
www.torybarnett.com /traditional.html   (134 words)

  
 Tory Christman-Bezazian
She discusses this in two affidavits, the first written in March of 2001 which gives an overiew and a second, more detailed description in an affidavit written in April of 2001 which is in pdf.
In Tory's case, that person was Andreas Heldal Lund, a critic of Scientology who lives in Norway who runs the very informative website www.xenu.net.
Tory told us how she was doing eight months after leaving Scientology in her April 2001 Internet post, "Out for 8 months!"
www.xenutv.com /interviews/tory2.htm   (285 words)

  
 Tory Fritz - Astrological Counselor and Licensed Professional Therapist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tory has been a professional astrological counselor for 20 years, is a co-founder of the Houston Institute of Astrology, and has taught beginning and advanced classes for the Institute.
Tory uniquely combines her knowledge of astrology with the latest techniques in the counseling field.
Tory offers either single sessions or a variety of brief therapy “packages” tailored to fit individual client needs (see “Services”).
www.zianet.com /astrology   (161 words)

  
 End Evil Tories
Tories are truly the scum of the earth.
The Tories under Thatcher were the scariest blight to afflict Britain since the Norman invasion.
Tories are dangerous creatures although recently their obvious lack of sanity and humanity has ensured that power is out with their reach.
www.endevil.com /tories.html   (1054 words)

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