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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 […]

EU Governance Chaos

July 7, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ A month ago I predicted political turmoil in EU HQ and here it is. The strong (American like) showings by both the left and right in the parliamentary elections have destabilized the old, comfortable, left wing center. The issue is who gets the top political positions? It is sort of […]

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, […]

EU Hit With Political Polarization

June 2, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The center has fallen out of the political EU. In the recent EU parliamentary elections both the left and the right made big gains, at the expense of what had seemed to be a perpetual middle majority. The so-called centrist parties got clobbered by a political fragmentation bomb. The EU […]

The Implications Of EU Elections In May For The Future Of Europe

April 10, 2019 by

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By Daniel Kochis ~ In about six weeks, from May 23 to 26, European Parliament elections will take place across Europe. Those elections could be a defining moment. The most recent prior EU Parliament elections took place in May 2014. Just a few months before, the borders of a European country were changed by force. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bitter Over Brexit, NYT’s Sarah Lyall Twice Calls Boris Johnson A Liar In Front-Page News Story

July 4, 2016 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ snobbish, condescending, and just plain crazed hostility toward Britain’s vote to leave the European Union trade zone continued after a political coup resulted in Boris Johnson, the intellectual figurehead of the successful Brexit campaign, dropping out of the race for conservative leader to replace Prime Minister David […]

Post-Brexit Panic The Result Of Extremist Propaganda, Not Reality

July 1, 2016 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ Much of the panic in financial markets in the immediate aftermath of the British vote to withdraw from the European Union is the result of the extreme campaign of fear waged by those who wanted the United Kingdom to Remain in the EU and lose its national identity. Nothing has […]

Pompous WashPost: ‘Brexit Is A Reminder’ Voters Shouldn’t Make Most Big Decisions

June 28, 2016 by

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By Curtis Houck ~ Writing on The Washington Post’s Wonkblog early Monday morning, writer Emily Badger bemoaned the June 23 vote by the United Kingdom (U.K.) to leave the European Union (E.U.) as an example of a bad referendum because it gave voters power to decide something that involved “thorny debates we elect government officials […]

NY Times’ Bitter Brexit-Bashing Continues With Still More ‘Xenophobia’ In News Section

June 27, 2016 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Some of the endless Brexit-result bashing from the New York Times on Saturday got personal. In her “reporter’s notebook,” European culture correspondent Rachel Donadio didn’t hide her contempt for the “open xenophobia” of the Leave side. Also, White House reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Mark Landler sadly revealed just how much […]

BREXIT

June 27, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Is this the beginning of the collapse of the EU? Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

How Congress Should Seize The Brexit Opportunity

June 26, 2016 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ This week, the people of Britain won a major victory for democracy and sovereignty by voting to leave the European Union. Many on the left, along with their allies in the media, are predicting that this Brexit will lead to economic disaster for Britain, if not all of Europe and […]