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The UK Reverses Course On Huawei On 5G And Stands Up To China

May 31, 2020 by

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By Nile Gardiner and Klon Kitchen ~ It’s been a bad few days for the Communist Party-led government in Beijing in its efforts to gain economic and strategic influence in the United Kingdom and Europe. China’s flagship technology company, Huawei, is finding that its welcome mat is being taken away in London, the world’s biggest […]

Denmark Is Not A Socialist Economic Nirvana

May 20, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ A recent New York Times op-ed observed that “Danes haven’t built a ‘socialist’ country. Just one that works.” A more precise observation would have been that Denmark has built a free-market democracy that works for Danes. Given the fact that America is a much larger and far more diverse and […]

No Lockdown in Sweden

April 9, 2020 by

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Jeff Jacoby  ~ Did Sweden blunder? Or did everyone else? In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world’s governments have gone to unheard-of lengths to keep people apart and try to slow the spread of the virus. Schools and businesses have been shuttered, public gatherings banned, construction projects halted, restaurants darkened, air travel […]

Don’t Believe Russia’s Disinformation About Coronavirus

April 8, 2020 by

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By Alexis Mrachek ~ For the past couple of weeks, Russia has been sowing disinformation about the coronavirus. Various Russian news sources have claimed that the U.S. started the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. deployed the virus as a “biological weapon,” or that the virus is a complete hoax created by the United States. These statements […]

‘Here We Go Again’: 4 Things To Know About New Russia-Trump Election Meddling Narrative

February 23, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Democrats are raising a ruckus about a news report that Russia plans to meddle in the 2020 presidential campaign to help reelect President Donald Trump. But further Russian election interference was expected, as special counsel Robert Mueller told Congress last year after his report about Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 campaign. […]

Green Civil War In Germany?

January 3, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The stage is set for a big fight between two green Titans — the Green Party of Germany and Greenpeace Germany. They sound similar and used to be so, but no longer. When it comes to climate change, Greenpeace is a leading Action Now! radical group, while the Green Party […]

Britain’s Boris Johnson Boycotts BBC Show Program Over Election Bias

December 18, 2019 by

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By Randy Hall ~ Liberal media bias doesn’t just exist in the United States. Newly reelected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson isn’t going to sit by and just endure the far-left spin of the BBC. Johnson has criticized the BBC’s flagship Today program for unfair reporting as he withdrew several government officials from the radio […]

The EU’s Green Misdeal

December 16, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ In poker if you are dealt a hand with a card missing that is a misdeal and the dealer must shuffle the deck and start again. The EU’s so-called Green Deal is just like that. What is missing is any hint of a plan. The proponents of this planless nonsense […]

British Working Class Heroes

December 16, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The Wall Street Journal says that working class voters: . . . recoiled from the anti-Semitism that infected Labour on Mr. Corbyn’s watch. His left-wing hostility to Zionism bled into sympathy for anti-Israel terrorist groups, and examples of anti-Semitism among Labour members have skyrocketed while Labour leaders stalled investigations and […]

Corbyn Is Dumped

December 15, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ We were afraid that this antisemite could become Prime Minister of the UK, but the British voters have spoken and Jeremy Corbyn has been tossed onto the “dustbin of history.” Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

The Several Meanings Of The Conservative Victory In The UK

December 14, 2019 by

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By Lee Edwards ~ The socialist gamble in Great Britain failed miserably. That’s the main takeaway of the Labour Party’s stunning defeat Thursday in the British general election, with some polls suggesting it has won its fewest seats in Parliament since 1935. The socialists thought they could win a majority in Parliament by leaning far […]

Boris Johnson And Conservatives Win Big In UK Election

December 13, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ The election result is still being finalised in the UK, but the big winner is Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party. Boris Johnson called the election early in the hope that he would win and then be able to proceed with Brexit, the proposal to pull the UK out […]

If Jeremy Corbyn Wins, Britain Will Move In A Socialist Direction

December 12, 2019 by

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By Lee Edwards ~ The outcome of the British Parliamentary elections on Dec. 12 may not interest very many Americans. But it could have a measurable impact on U.S. presidential politics. If the Labour Party wins a majority, its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has promised to move Britain in an openly socialist direction, undoing many of […]

London Bridge Killer Should Have Been Assessed Before Release In Terror Case

December 3, 2019 by

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By Robin Simcox ~ It was a matter of when, not if, the United Kingdom would be attacked by terrorists again. The when ended up being Friday. The perpetrator this time was British citizen Usman Khan, 28, who police said stabbed two people to death and injured three others in the London Bridge area. Brave […]

Jeremy Corbyn

December 2, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Jeremy Corbyn . . . a new antisemitic enemy on the horizon? Could he come to power in the UK? Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

French Protesters Didn’t Want Macron’s Gas Tax. They Should Reject His Climate Agenda.

November 27, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Douglas Blair ~ A year ago this month, the “yellow vest” protests began in France. More than 300,000 men and women took to the streets of Paris, Lyon, and Toulouse dressed in bright yellow safety vests. They marched largely in opposition to a proposed fuel tax, arguing that gas prices in France […]

Stop Jeremy Corbyn

November 18, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ This is a Dry Bones appeal to non-Jewish voters in the UK to stop Jeremy Corbyn. Please share this posting with your non-Jewish friends in the UK. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Socialism Is Rising And Now So Is Soviet Revisionism

November 13, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The collapse of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago was one of the most momentous days in history. It represented the last gasp of a wicked regime that destroyed the lives of millions, and a new beginning for the many people held under the thumb of communism for generations. It was […]

A Fine Irish Overview Of Skeptical Climate Science

October 30, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The Irish Climate Science Forum has published an elegant (and graphic filled) 36 page white paper that provides a dynamite overview of many of the most important skeptical climate science arguments. I have posted an annotated link to it on my Climate Change Debate Education website here: http://ccdedu.blogspot.com/2019/10/an-irish-overview-of-latest-climate.html The title […]

It’s Crunch Time For Brexit. Here’s How It Could Happen.

October 3, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ Within a month, Brexit will either have happened, or it will have been delayed yet again. It has now been over three years since the British people voted to leave the European Union, and the relentless delays imposed by the British courts, the Parliament, and the EU itself have […]

American Cities And Others Moving To Ban Natural Gas And Repeat Germany’s Climate Failures

October 2, 2019 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ American cities such as Berkeley, San Jose, San Francisco, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Albuquerque, and other U.S. cities are moving to ban natural gas as a step toward becoming carbon free in the next few decades. They’re about to take one giant step toward Germany’s failed climate goals which should […]

Tiny Luxembourg Announces Big Plans To Mine Asteroids

September 8, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ In the 1963 comedy “The Mouse on the Moon,” the tiny country of “Grand Fenwick” entered the space race between the U.S. and Soviet Union to humorously become the first nation to land a man on the moon. Today, the small country of Luxembourg might consider drawing inspiration from […]

New York Times On Brexit: ‘Smug, Entitled Private School Types’ Would ‘Starve Britons’

September 6, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The bruising political backlash against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his aggressive push in Parliament for a “no deal” exit from the European Union led Thursday’s New York Times. Reporter Mark Landler set the scene: The raucous spectacle in the House of Commons illustrated the obstacles Mr. Johnson will face […]

Wash Post FREAKS Over This Brexit ‘Menace’: He’s Like ‘Rasputin’

August 27, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The Washington Post’s bias doesn’t stop at the water’s edge. The paper on Sunday profiled Dominic Cummings, the man who led the 2016 Brexit Leave campaign and who now has a top job steering job to completion for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government. In a supposedly objective story, writers Karla Adam and Adam […]