Browsing All posts tagged under »European Union (EU)«

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 […]

Mid-Day Digest

October 1, 2018 by

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I’m sorry this is a bit late. Believe me it’s worth the wait. It’s a bit long in total but you can pick and choose what you want to read or just skim over. There are 4 articles and many links to Opinion articles and some quotes, etc. Enjoy! —ed THE FOUNDATION “Arbitrary power is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Obama’s Anti-Brexit Threat Will Backfire

April 27, 2016 by

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By Nile Gardiner ~ Last Friday Barack Obama made an extraordinary intervention into the British debate over whether or not to remain in the European Union. Just two months before voters across the United Kingdom go to the polls in an historic referendum on June 23, the U.S. president issued a stark warning to the […]

European Future on the Ropes

May 23, 2012 by

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By Herbert London ~ Based on the accumulation of recent reports, Europe is among the “walking dead.” The recent elections in Greece and France indicate that the respective populations are resistant to austerity measures. Despite insolvency, or in France’s case the prospect of insolvency, Europeans are so committed to their entitlements, they won’t give them […]

Britain Is Shackled To the Corpse of Europe

May 13, 2012 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ Europe’s economic problems are about to get a whole lot worse. For the past three years, governments have tried, however ineffectually, to tackle the debt crisis. Now, though, in country after country, voters are demanding precisely the high-tax and high-spend policies which caused the recession in the first place. Yesterday’s elections […]

Hot Showers And Indoor Toilets

October 22, 2010 by

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By Tom McLaughlin Indoor toilets and hot showers are great. Both are only short steps from my bed and I start every day with them. Central heat is nice too. I hope to have all three for the rest of my days – about twenty more years for an almost-sixty-year-old, heterosexual white guy according to […]

Sorting Out Global Grievances

May 18, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba “Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war!” – Shakespeare, Julius Caesar Every couple of decades, the world needs to sort out its various grievances. The most common mode of doing this is war and it is a truism of war that those waging it, successfully or not, sooner or later […]

Gray Outlook

May 12, 2010 by

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I did this cartoon on Sunday night. It thumbs its nose at Europe, laughs at their troubles, and makes a metaphor out of the volcanic cloud of ash. This kind of prideful behavior is, of course, a big no-no in Jewish culture. Acting with the degree of boastfulness that I exhibited in this cartoon simply […]

Carbon Dioxide Emissions And The Robin Hood Principle

January 24, 2009 by

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Now this a novel idea. The European Union (EU) has come up with a plan that they hope to put to the UN, in an effort to gain acceptance for a replacement to the failed Kyoto Protocol. Where Kyoto failed was that there was no incentive for those developing Countries to do anything. All they […]