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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 […]

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 […]

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/

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 […]

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, […]

Theresa May Will Be Gone In Days. Why Not Meet With Boris Johnson?

June 4, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ President Donald Trump began his state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday with a day of ceremony, including a private lunch and a banquet dinner with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, tea with Prince Charles, and a visit to Westminster Abbey, the resting place of British war […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young Brits Vote For Free Stuff

June 12, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ How the blithering flip did it happen? I know we have seen some surprising election results over the past year, but this one is off the scale. Two in five British people have voted for an unrepentant Communist, a man who has consistently sided with the West’s enemies, a man who […]

UK Politics – Theresa May Slowly Losing Her Huge Lead

May 31, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ All too often, Australian Prime Ministers have called  early elections and lost huge leads over a long campaign. Now Britain’s Theresa May is shredding her authority: Labour continue to narrow the gap on the Conservatives with one new poll putting Theresa May’s lead down to six points… At the start of the campaign […]

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 […]

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 […]

People Mag Rips Brexit-Backing Boris Johnson As Rock-Throwing Poseur

July 3, 2016 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The new July 11 edition of People magazine set a side a page for “The Man Behind Brexit,” former London mayor Boris Johnson, the “Donald Trump doppelganger.” The photo makes Boris look like a boozy bumpkin (or Trumpkin). According to People writer Simon Perry, his Trumpesque tactic is fear-mongering: “Johnson, 52, […]

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 […]

How Brexit Will Affect Paris Global Warming Treaty

June 29, 2016 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The fate of the European Union’s global warming commitments negotiated as part of the Paris Protocol may be in jeopardy as result of Brexit. The U.S. on the other hand, should take a page out of the U.K.’s playbook and not only withdraw from the Paris agreement, but also withdraw participation […]

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 […]