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    AHC and WI: Abortion Remains a Catholic Issue

    Abortion was historically just a Catholic Issue and it was only after Roe vs Wade that Evangelical Protestants got more involved or at least what's I've read. Indeed these Protestants as a notable voting block seemed to show up first appear in 1976 when they voted for Carter then later for the...
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    Ming Campbell in 2010

    Random thought I was mulling over. How well do the Lib Dems do under Ming Campbell in 2010 if he survived. He seemed to generate more media attention in his brief tenure then Clegg did before the debates that Parliament. I remember Cable getting more attention with Mr Bean quip that Parliament...
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    WI and AHC: Tito's Yugoslavia joins NATO

    WI Tito's Yugoslavia joins NATO can be anybody from 1949 till Tito's death in 1980?. Any thoughts on this would effect Yugoslavia and would it help the nation survive?
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    WI: Gaddafi Buys Man Utd

    Apparently Gaddafi was close to buying Man Utd back in 2004. Gaddafi was a football fan atleast in the early days, from what sources i've seen and did end up will a small share in Juventus. So lets say it goes through and Gaddafi buys the club instead of Glazers and what happens assuming we...
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    WI: Wendell Willkie Lives

    Wendell Willkie died in 1944 and he and his VP running mate are the only ticket to both die in the term they were running for. To quote his Wikipedia page "Although defeated in the election, Willkie had become a major figure on the public scene, and at age 48, was deemed likely to remain one...
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    2001 Restoration of the Afghan Monarchy

    Based on a quick reading of the Wikipedia there was some talk of restoring Mohammed Zahir Shah post the collapse of the Soviet backed government as he had pan-ethic support and his reign was seen as a fairly stable one, this never came to anything due to Pakistan's ISI. What if the Americans...
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    Effects of PM Maudling

    Assuming that Maudling beats Heath in 1965 and eventually becomes PM like Heath, how would he fair and what would be the notable differences. I think its far less likely we go into Europe but other than that I'm unsure of any major differences. I think Maudling is probably more personable so...
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    Murdoch: Pornography not the Premiership

    In the early 90s, Murdoch saw two lucrative paths to focus on in the next decade, live broadcasting of Football or Pornography. The latter was not chosen due to the risk involved, but what if instead of helping found the Premier League, Murdoch invests heavily in pornography?
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    WI: Baldwin Resigns in 1931

    I'm thinking about doing a TL where Baldwin loses the Westminster St George By Election in 1931, maybe as the candidate himself as he thought about doing. Who do you think would replace him, would it be someone Beaverbrook and Rothermere would approve of or someone not interested in tariffs. I...
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    WI: Corbyn comes out as in favour of Brexit in the Leadership election

    During the 2015 Labour Leadership at a party hustings in Warrington, in July 2015, Corbyn speculated that, should David Cameron be unable to protect workers' rights and environmental protection laws in his negotiations with European leaders, he would be prepared to support a 'No' vote in the...