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Petulant NY Times Can’t Admit They Were Wrong On Brexit, Despite THIS Step Forward

March 3, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times London bureau chief Mark Landler tried to trip up Great Britain’s Conservative Party prime minister Boris Johnson while he does a victory lap over a successful Brexit, and a successful roll-out of coronavirus vaccines, in “Brexit Is Done, but the U.K. Keeps Brussels as a Punching Bag,” in Monday’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Boris Johnson Quits Over Brexit

July 10, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Britons voted to quit the European Union, and the Prime Minister may pay for not taking that seriously: Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary amidst an extraordinary attack on the Brexit plans of Prime Minister Theresa May, claiming it is a “semi Brexit’’ which could send Britain to “the status […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brexit Means More Economic Freedom and International Prosperity. It Should Not Be Derailed.

July 12, 2017 by

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By Alden Abbott ~ The United Kingdom’s government triggered a two-year period of negotiations to exit the European Union in March. This “Brexit” process will offer the U.K. the opportunity to forge new trade relationships with nations around the world, including—importantly—the United States, as Heritage Foundation scholars have explained. Unfortunately, recent press reports indicate that […]

Eurocrats Resent The Spread Of The English Language

May 26, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ Never before has the world had a common language. English is not the first imperial lingua franca: Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Persian, Arabic, Spanish, French, Dutch and Russian were all spread by conquest and settlement. But none of them continued to expand beyond their old borders after the colonists had departed. English […]

Macron Poses No Threat To Brexit – But He Might Damage The EU

May 15, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ OK, so what about Britain? Every commentator has recycled the same lines about Emmanuel Macron as France’s president: he’s young; he’s untested; he might not have a majority; he won’t be able to be all things to all men; he’s a breath of fresh air. But, just to be parochial for […]

On Brexit, So Much Winning

February 5, 2017 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ On June 23, the British people voted to leave the European Union (EU). Earlier this week, Britain took another mighty step on the road to regaining its independence when the House of Commons voted, by a smashing margin of 498 to 116, to back Brexit. The vote was necessary […]

Shhh! Six Months After Brexit Vote, UK ‘Has World’s Top Economy’

January 8, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In June, when UK voters decided to leave the European Union in the “Brexit” referendum, the U.S. press told the American people that the UK economy would suffer greatly as a result. Moody’s economist and max Hillary Clinton contributor Mark Zandi predicted that it would be “going down the rabbit hole.” At CBS […]

Architect Of Brexit Victory Reflects On How He Won Swing Voters

September 12, 2016 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ More than two months after a majority of voters decided that Britain should withdraw from the European Union, the architect of the “leave” movement has a message for those who predicted the result would cause economic chaos. “I think the economists have been proven massively wrong,” says Matthew Elliott, the CEO […]

Brexit – Remoaners Are Determined To Find Bad News

August 4, 2016 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ Lloyds Bank, we were told on Thursday, was shedding thousands of jobs because Britain had voted to leave the EU. The BBC assumed a direct link between the branch closures and what it called the “Brexit effect”. Sky News was just as certain: “Lloyds to axe 3000 jobs following EU exit […]

After Brexit, U.S. Should ‘Amerexit’ From D.C.’s Death Grip

July 9, 2016 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ The morning after Great Britain’s June 23 Brexit referendum, a leader of the Leave campaign, former London mayor Boris Johnson, said that British voters “decided that it is time to take back control from a European Union that has become too remote, too opaque, and not accountable enough to the people […]

We Won Our Independence Back!

July 8, 2016 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ I’m still reeling from the magnitude of it. When Britain voted to leave the European Union, it was defying the entire corporatist establishment: the leaders of all the main parties; the mega-banks and multi-nationals that use EU regulation to freeze out competitors; the Brussels-funded associations and institutes and universities; the consultants […]