Browsing All Posts filed under »Great Britain«

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 Years After Brexit Vote, Dire Warnings For UK Economy Have Proved Wrong

June 22, 2019 by

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By Anthony B Kim and Bradley Devlin ~ Pollsters had heart palpitations in June 2016 as the people of Great Britain voted to leave the European Union. A dismayed media spouted speculative hysteria about the British economy that spread faster than a fire at a match factory. Three years after the June 23, 2016, referendum, however, […]

Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign

May 25, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom on Friday announced her intention to resign. May will quit as head of the governing Conservative Party on June 7, so she will still be in office when President Donald Trump pays a state visit June 3-5. When she steps down, […]

Lefty Media Celebrate UK’s ‘New Normal’ 7 Days Without Coal Power

May 10, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ A week is not a long time. It’s only 1/52nd of a year. But eco-warriors determined to be rid of fossil fuels will latch on to anything to try to prove renewables can shoulder the demand for energy. Think Progress and EcoWatch did just that on May 8, celebrating that the […]

NYT Fawns Over ‘Fighting Brexiteers With Logic…Eviscerating Leavers’

February 11, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times’ reporter David Segal jeered supporters of Brexit, the 2016 vote in which Britain voted narrowly to leave the European Union, with a profile of a London radio host: “The Fame and Folly of Fighting Brexiteers With Logic — A talk radio host wields facts, eviscerating Leavers and racking […]

UK’s Drone Debacle Has Lessons For The US

January 19, 2019 by

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By Jason Snead and Jacob Paolillo ~ In the past three weeks, unauthorized drone flights temporarily shut down two of London’s largest airports, impacting tens of thousands of fliers. The incidents starkly revealed how vulnerable critical infrastructure and other potential targets are to drone threats—not just in the United Kingdom, but here in the United States […]

‘No Deal’ On Brexit Is The Best Deal For Britain And The United States

January 17, 2019 by

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By Nile Gardiner ~ British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a seismic defeat. The House of Commons on Tuesday rejected her proposed withdrawal agreement with the European Union by a 230 vote margin. Among those voting against her: 118 rebel Conservative MPs who saw the deal as a weak-kneed surrender to the European Union. This is the biggest […]

British Conservatives Are Growing Weary Of Their Own Leaders

October 4, 2018 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ The annual party conference of the British Conservative Party wrapped up on Wednesday in the city of Birmingham. It’s been years—almost 20 years, in fact—since Conservative Party conferences were actually a genuine meeting of party members. Over those years, the conference has been more and more tightly controlled, with […]

Brexit Politics – Boris Johnson Belts Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

October 3, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson fires up the dull Conservative conference in Birmingham by denouncing Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for a fudged exit from Europe: The room erupted into cheers when he said Ms May needed “to chuck Chequers”, as her Brexit proposals are known. “Do not believe them when […]

German-led EU sides with Iran against America – CarolineGlick.com

September 1, 2018 by

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By Caroline Glick ~   Last Thursday, the EU announced it  was transferring $20 million to Iran to offset the impact of U.S. sanctions. EU foreign policy commissioner Federica Mogherini said it was part of a wider $58 million aid package to convince Iran to remain in the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — that is, […]

British Labour: The Party Of Jew Haters

August 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ James Rodney is a student and a Jew. He’s just left Britain’s Labour party, and explains why: I should start by saying I’m Jewish. When I was growing up, I thought that that meant that I belonged to the religion of Judaism, and that I couldn’t eat bacon. More recently, I’ve […]

‘I Want To Be A Black Lesbian’ — Python Veteran Slams BBC’s PC Comedies

July 6, 2018 by

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By Matt Philbin ~ “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!” True, but the PC Inquisition is getting mighty predictable. The fetish for diversity reached a whole new level of stupid recently as the BBC introduced its new direction. Programming would emphasize “stories that haven’t been told” and “the voices we haven’t yet heard,” according to U.K. […]

Yes, Brexit Will Happen. And It Will Work.

June 25, 2018 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ This week has seen big, and potentially confusing, events in Great Britain’s struggle to Brexit—to regain its national independence from the European Union. As we reach the second anniversary of the Brexit referendum, which took place on June 23, 2016, here’s what has happened. In 1973, when Britain entered […]

NY Times Front Page ‘News’: Still Bashing Margaret Thatcher ‘Austerity’

May 31, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front of Monday’s New York Times featured socialist-spouting economics reporter Peter Goodman using Prescot, a struggling town in northwest England, as a cudgel for Margaret Thatcher bashing worthy of a Marxist professor (as he used to do prominently in the Times, in articles like “The Free Market: A False Idol […]

Royal Wedding Symbolizes Unique Bond Between US And UK

May 18, 2018 by

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By Ginny Montalbano and Nile Gardiner ~ The wedding of Great Britain’s Prince Harry and America’s Meghan Markle this Saturday is a “huge positive” and a symbol of the historic special relationship between the two nations. So says Nile Gardiner, director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at The Heritage Foundation, who agreed to […]

Russian Spies Kicked Out Of The UK

March 15, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A new Cold War:   “Russia has vowed to strike back after Britain moved to banish 23 Russian spooks within a week in the wake of the spy poisoning scandal… The PM said Russia had shown ‘contempt and defiance’ in the aftermath of an attempt to kill ex-spy Sergei Skripal and warned […]

How Brexit Opens Up A Path For A US-UK Free Trade Area

March 6, 2018 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ Last week, I was in Brussels to help launch a new report on financial services in Britain and the European Union after Brexit. During that time, we inched a bit closer to the creation of a free trade area between the U.S. and Britain—and I learned a bit about […]

Brexit Will Lead To Free Trade Agreement Between America And The UK

December 21, 2017 by

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By Casey Ryan ~ A British member of Parliament for the European Union said that once Brexit takes place, the United States and the United Kingdom can form a new free trade agreement based on markets. Brexit is the name of the vote held by the U.K. on June 23, 2016, to withdraw from the […]

The Islamising Of Britain

December 5, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This would be the most profound demographic change to Britain since 1066: The size of the UK’s Muslim population could triple by 2050 and will increase by more than half even if migration falls to zero, according to projections… “Overall, an estimated 43 per cent of all migrants to the UK […]

BBC Recruiting New Broadcast Journalists – But Whites Shouldn’t Apply

November 28, 2017 by

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By Melissa Mullins ~ Across the pond in England, the BBC posted a job listing offering “an exceptional and unique opportunity to train as a broadcast journalist…” BUT the year-long paid internship is “only open to candidates from a black, Asian or non-white ethnic minority background”. Yes. You read that correctly.  Whites need not apply. Ironically […]

Fireball On A London Train: Terrorism Suspected

September 16, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The BBC reports: An explosion on a Tube train in south-west London is being treated as terrorism, Scotland Yard has said. Passengers were injured following the blast at 08:20 BST (07:20 GMT) at Parsons Green station in Fulham. Pictures show a white bucket on fire inside a supermarket bag, but do […]