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  • CPS office occupied by Black Lives Matter protesters over Kingsley Burrell case (England)

    08/26/2016 3:11:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Daventry Express ^ | August 26, 2016
    Black Lives Matter protesters campaigning for "justice" over the death of a man under police restraint occupied a Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) office demanding action. Campaigners raising awareness about the case of Kingsley Burrell, who died in 2011 following contact with police, staged a noisy but non-violent demonstration in the Colmore Gate offices in Birmingham after an earlier rally in the city. The protest dispersed when a senior manager from the West Midlands CPS agreed to take a letter from the campaign group raising 10 key points in Mr Burrell's case, and pass it to the director of public prosecutions...
  • Anti-Semitic attack in London: 'Go back to Isra-hell'

    08/26/2016 9:41:41 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 6 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/24/16 | Laura Sigal
    A family outing to an Emirates airline cable car in east London was interrupted by anti-Semitic shouts, telling the family to "go back to Isra-hell," The Mirror reported Wednesday. A film of the incident features a man's voice aggressively telling the family, "Don't come round here, go to Stamford Hill, you're not welcome." The man repeated the phrase multiple times. Though the family wished to remain anonymous the father stated that all his six children began crying during the attack. The children vary in age from six-weeks to ten-years-old. [snip] London saw a 61 percent increase in anti-Semitic attacks in...
  • Frankfurt attempts to charm banks away from London

    08/24/2016 12:43:44 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 24 Aug 2016 08:54 GMT+02:00 | AFP
    The marketing team of Frankfurt never expected its English-language dummy website to attract new businesses would actually go live after Britain’s European Union referendum. “We hadn’t really assumed that we would need the site at all,” spokeswoman Michaela Kahle told AFP, as the team thought Britons would surely vote “Remain”. But as it turned out, the Welcome to FrankfurtRheinMain site was not only put to good use, but has become a hit, with 27,000 views since Britain stunned the world by deciding to leave the bloc. Quickly recovering from the shock, Kahle and her colleagues kicked into action, fielding inquiries...
  • UK prisons: Staff afraid to stand up to jihadis for fear of being labeled “racist”

    08/22/2016 11:25:15 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 4 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | AUGUST 22, 2016 | CHRISTINE WILLIAMS
    Wardens in prisons in the UK (and throughout the West) are failing “to stop jihadi poison spreading in jails: Staff face being labelled racist if they stand up to hate preachers.” Calling out jihadist doctrine renders one a so-called “islamophobe,” and this label — intended to browbeat the infidel — must be fully resisted. UK prisons today show why: this label is enabling jihad activity. In America, it’s no different, as federal prisons are described by experts as “breeding grounds” for terrorists. The implications are severe…. “Prisons have long been criticized for a culture that can make some inmates more...
  • Brexit most likely triggered by April 2017, British officials say

    08/20/2016 8:03:33 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 3 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | August 19, 2016 | Birgit Jennen
    Prime Minister Theresa May's team is still leaning toward the first part of 2017 as the best moment to trigger the start of formal talks over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, according to two British officials. While reports in the U.K. media recently suggested May could wait until the end of 2017 before opening two years of negotiations, she is sympathetic to the case for acting by April at the latest as Germany and France prepare for elections and pro-Brexit campaigners at home warn against delay, said the officials, who asked not to be named discussing private conversations.
  • London's Muslim Mayor Introduces the Thought Police

    08/18/2016 9:31:01 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 47 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | August 18, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    And demonstrates how the Left serves the Islamic supremacist agenda.London’s new Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, is allocating over two million dollars (£1,730,726) to an “online hate crime hub” enabling police to track and arrest “trolls” who “target…individuals and communities.” There can be no doubt, given the nature of the British political establishment today, which “trolls” these new Thought Police will be going after, and which “communities” will be protected from “hate speech.” “Islamophobia,” which David Horowitz and I termed “the thought crime of the totalitarian future,” is now going to bring down upon the hapless “trolls” the wrath of London’s...
  • Muslim London Mayor Sets Up Task Force To Jail Those Who “Annoy” Muslims Online

    08/16/2016 10:29:26 AM PDT · by blueyon · 46 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 08/16/16 | Infidel Ali
    Home » World News » Muslim London Mayor Sets Up Task Force To Jail Those Who “Annoy” Muslims Online Aug 16, 2016 0 Comments Muslim London Mayor Sets Up Task Force To Jail Those Who “Annoy” Muslims Online Muslims are obsessed with shutting down any criticism of Islam. It’s a good first step to imposing Sharia on new lands. Excerpted from Breitbart: The office of London’s first Muslim mayor has secured millions of pounds to fund a police “online hate crime hub” to work in “partnership with social media providers” to criminalise “trolls” who “target… individuals and communities.” The London...
  • Why activists brought the Black Lives Matter movement to the UK

    08/08/2016 10:48:54 AM PDT · by GilGil · 20 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 8/6/2016 | Tracy McVeigh
    BLM UK gives us a new framework. Nobody is excluded from the room. But we have learned it’s important not to see the movement go the way a lot of anti-racist movements do, led by white people, middle-class white people. We welcome white allies, we want participation, but please do not take over from people who are directly affected by the oppression and acknowledge your privilege. Listen, but don’t dilute or devolve what is being said. Silence, white silence, is complicity and there is room for everyone to engage in change. We can be a powerful force.
  • BREXIT BLOCK: EU bureaucrats tell Britain to PAY £20BN bill or we WON'T let you leave

    08/06/2016 10:06:34 AM PDT · by dragonblustar · 60 replies
    Express ^ | Aug 6, 2016 | Rebecca Perring & Monika Pallenberg
    BRUSSELS bureaucrats are forcing Britain to cough up a staggering £20BILLION before the country unshackles itself from the beleaguered bloc, it has emerged.
  • UK Govt: Top Muslim Brotherhood Islamists Can Get Asylum In Britain

    08/05/2016 9:01:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 5, 2016 | Raheen Kassam
    Shocking advice from Britain’s Home Office has said that high-profile Islamist operatives may be eligible for asylum in the United Kingdom given the group is now “persecuted” in opposition in Egypt. In new guidance published this week, The Independent Advisory Group on Country Information within the Home Office discussed “fear of persecution or serious harm by the state because of the person’s actual or perceived involvement with the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)”, stating that “MB leaders and supporters have faced a prolonged crackdown by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s regime following the ousting of President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 and the...
  • Counter-Terrorism firearms officers who hit the streets today in vans, boats and MOTORBIKES(T)

    08/04/2016 12:24:14 PM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    Sir Bernard said the additional armed officers were the first cohort from a planned group of 600 due to be trained to carry firearms - with 1,500 due to be trained across the country. Speaking in Hyde Park, Sir Bernard said: 'People aren't fools - they know that in the event that there is a firearms attack, we are going to have to respond with firearms. 'They pass through airports where we have armed officers, they pass through railway stations where they see firearms.
  • Remains of Derbyshire plane crash which took thirteen lives in 1948 revealed in eerie drone footage

    07/30/2016 10:47:11 AM PDT · by fella · 16 replies
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  • Labour wanted mass immigration to make UK more multicultural, says former adviser

    07/24/2016 11:28:29 PM PDT · by Enchante · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | October 23, 2009 | Tom Whitehead
    He said the final published version of the report promoted the labour market case for immigration but unpublished versions contained additional reasons, he said. He wrote: "Earlier drafts I saw also included a driving political purpose: that mass immigration was the way that the Government was going to make the UK truly multicultural. "I remember coming away from some discussions with the clear sense that the policy was intended – even if this wasn't its main purpose – to rub the Right's nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date." The "deliberate policy", from late 2000 until "at...
  • Terrified policemen pushed each other out of the way [...] to escape topless machete thug (UK)

    07/24/2016 12:12:52 PM PDT · by mwilli20 · 33 replies
    Mirror (UK) ^ | 22 Jul 2016 | Gareth Lightfoot
    Terrified policemen pushed each other in a desperate rush to flee the home of a topless machete thug who told them: “I’ll take your ****ing heads off.” The two officers were confronted by bare-chested Daniel Meir, who told them to get out of his bedroom ... “They ran down the stairs, having to push each other to make a quicker exit. “They retreated to a vehicle where they locked their doors and waited for assistance to come.”
  • 86-year-old woman uses bacon to fight off thief

    07/21/2016 11:09:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 21 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | July 20, 2016 | Helena Horton
    An 86 year-old woman from Manchester saved herself from a robbery by using a pack of the bacon. The incident took place in a supermarket in Altrincham, UK and was recounted on the Greater Manchester Police Facebook page on Tuesday morning. They wrote: "Yesterday afternoon an 86 year-old female withdrew a large quantity of money from a cash machine before heading into a supermarket in Altrincham.
  • Queen surprises pub goers by dropping into her local in Edinburgh

    07/13/2016 4:34:37 PM PDT · by NRx · 73 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06-13-2016 | Auslan Cramb
    The Queen shocked regulars at one of Edinburgh's best-known pubs by dropping in for a bite to eat after a day at the races, it has emerged. She visited The Sheep Heid Inn on Friday night after giving staff an hour’s notice of her impending visit. The small royal party is understood to have taken a window seat and to have ordered two portions of lamb rump, one sea bass fillet, a martini and a half bottle of white wine.
  • Brexit leader Farage plans to attend GOP convention

    07/12/2016 3:24:54 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 29 replies
    POLITICO ^ | July 12, 2016 | Tyler Pager
    Brexit leader Nigel Farage will attend the Republican National Convention next week and share lessons about the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, he told USA TODAY on Tuesday. "Having criticized President Obama for getting involved in British politics, I am not about to endorse anybody," Farage said. "But I do know a lot of people in the Republican Party, and I'll be interested to hear what Donald Trump has to say in his big speech."
  • Theresa May will become Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday

    07/12/2016 8:30:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/12/16 | Dan Calabrese
    No time like the present. Theresa May, Britain’s Home Secretary, was a Brexit oppponent before the vote. Now she’s becoming the nation’s most important Brexit supporter, because fellow Brexit opponent David Cameron couldn’t bring himself to abide by the people’s vote and leave the EU. So Cameron will step down as prime minister - not in October as first announced, but tomorrow - and May will succeed him with the difficult task of executing the decision the people made. And execute it she will:
  • Awkward Exes: Britain & America (Fourth of July) - by We Are Thomasse

    07/07/2016 9:50:05 PM PDT · by Enchante · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 2, 2106 | Thomasse
    America is throwing herself a birthday party. Her ex, Britain, shows up, fresh off the Brexit vote, looking for a rebound. AWKWARD! Written and performed by Nick Afka Thomas and Sarah Ann Masse (We Are Thomasse) With: Rob Berliner, Bradley Brough, Robby Motz, Luis Lopez, Luis Garcia, Joshua Lassman, Lena Valentine, Jessica Ashley, Dylan Li Gandy Directed by Sophia Kiapos Camera Operator/Editor: J Garrett Vorreuter Produced by We Are Thomasse (Sarah Ann Thomas) Associate Produced by Erika Curry
  • New nurses recruited from the Philippines

    07/05/2016 1:21:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Boston Standard ^ | July 5, 2016
    Representatives of the trust which runs Pilgrim Hospital have travelled to the Philippines in a bid to fill nursing vacancies. Matron of Nursing at Pilgrim Hospital, Michael Brunton, was in the team from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) who travelled to the islands on a 12-day trip to recruit registered nurses. The team returned having made 85 job offers to nurses, who it is hoped will fill vacancies at Boston,and the rest in Lincoln and 
Grantham The hospital currently has 92 vacancies for registered nurses. Interim Head of Nursing at Grantham Hospital John Boulton said the visit had been...
  • A Tale of Two Georges

    07/04/2016 1:33:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | July 4, 2016 | Fr. George Rutler
    In Philadelphia, in what now is called Independence Hall, is preserved a Chippendale style chair crafted in 1779 by the cabinetmaker John Folwell, with a sun on the horizon carved at the top. For nearly three months in 1787, George Washington used this chair during the sessions of the Federal Convention. According to James Madison, whose feet would have dangled from it since, at 5’4” he was ten inches shorter than Washington, Benjamin Franklin mused: “I have often in the course of the session looked at that sun behind the President without being able to tell whether it was...
  • Oxford University to replace 'male, pale and stale' image with gay, female and black icons

    07/03/2016 12:44:09 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 33 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | July 03, 2016 | Javier Espinoza
    Oxford University is replacing portraits of famous men with gay, female and black icons to counter its 'male, pale and stale' image, it has emerged. Earlier this year David Cameron, the Prime Minister, led calls for the university to take more ethnic minority students as figures revealed Oxford had only taken 27 black undergraduate students in 2014. It followed calls from the Rhodes Must Fall movement to ‘decolonise’ the university’s curriculum.
  • Republican Ryan wants trade talks with Britain

    06/28/2016 1:28:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 28, 2016 | Patricia Zengerle
    Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, called on Tuesday for Washington, in parallel with its negotiations with Europe, to pursue a separate free trade agreement with Britain, once it has formally separated from the European Union. Ryan, the highest-ranking elected Republican in the United States, echoed a call from many members of his party, who have dismissed President Barack Obama's contention that Britain will be at the "back of the queue" for trade talks. Obama issued that warning in April when he intervened to try to persuade Britons to vote to remain in the June 23...
  • Did Britain Make a Mistake Leaving the EU?

    06/28/2016 7:47:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/28/16 | Dr. Don Boys
    Britain’s departure from the EU rattled the stock market, refreshed the patriots, rankled the globalists, and rocked effete politicians. Even with the approaching storm, not a bad day for freedom Well, they did it! Great Britain ripped up their 40-year-old membership card in the European Union and may become “Great” Britain again: you know, sovereignty, security, and stability. Britain was a major player in the European Union, a bloc of 28 nations, making it the biggest trading zone in the world. Membership in the EU permits citizens of one nation to travel and live in other member-nations. Last year, Britain...
  • Has Britain avoided a ‘European superstate’? It means members give up armies and economic power.

    06/27/2016 5:22:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 6/27/2016 | JOSEPH CURTIS
    Plans for 'a closer European Union' have been branded an attempt to create a 'European superstate'. Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault today presented a proposal for closer EU integration based on three key areas - internal and external security, the migrant crisis, and economic cooperation. But the plans have been described as an 'ultimatum' in Poland, with claims it would mean countries transfer their armies, economic systems and border controls to the EU. Zaoralek added that the four eastern members had reservations about the proposed common security policy. Eastern members have become increasingly jittery...
  • Look to the unilateral decisions of Obama and Merkel for the passage of Brexit

    06/26/2016 7:33:16 AM PDT · by snarkpup · 10 replies
    Estonian Public Broadcasting ^ | 6/25/2016 | Joseph Enge
    University of Tartu guest history lecturer Joseph Enge thinks that the UK's vote to leave the European Union is both reasonable and rational, and that it should not come as a surprise. Even more, the current criticism of the voters shows that they are right to leave. Yesterday’s vote for the UK to leave the European Union should not come as a surprise. Their decision is reasonable and rational given the unilateral decisions made by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel without consulting or taking account British concerns or interests. Yet, the hue and cry have been falsely and insultingly directed...
  • How do EU people in the UK feel about Brexit?

    06/26/2016 3:22:21 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 52 replies
    BBC ^ | June 26, 2016 | Claire Bates
    One of the most visible signs of Britain's membership of the EU in recent years has been the Polski Sklep. Polish grocery stores have popped up on the High Streets of most big towns, responding to the growing population of Eastern Europeans in the UK. "I feel really bitter and emotional about it," says Iwona Erikson, cradling her baby daughter in one arm. "I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought - 50% of the people here are racist. They have decided: 'We don't want foreigners here.' I had never felt discriminated against until now. Sylwia Sawska, serving customers behind a...
  • Over 1 million people sign petition calling for a second EU referendum

    06/25/2016 9:22:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    AOL News ^ | June 25, 2016 | Liza Hearon, Mashable
    LONDON — A petition calling for the UK to hold a second referendum on membership in the European Union surpassed 1.3 million signatures on Saturday, in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the 28-member bloc. The demand to sign the parliamentary petition briefly caused the government website to crash on Friday. A House of Commons spokeswoman told the Guardian that the site was temporarily taken down due to "exceptionally high volumes of simultaneous users on a single petition, significantly higher than on any previous occasion." In the referendum, 17,410,742 voted to leave and 16,141,241 voted to stay — a...
  • Britain voted for Brexit because it wants to be Canada — and we hate the idea

    06/25/2016 4:29:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The National Post ^ | June 24, 2016 | Colby Cosh
    In the wake of Thursday’s surprising Brexit vote and the subsequent, near-immediate collapse of British Prime Minister David Cameron, a curious phenomenon has become apparent: Canadian pundits mostly think the referendum was a disaster. There is very little sympathy here — among an intelligentsia that is heavily Anglo — being expressed for Euroskepticism and the various motivations behind the Leave campaign’s victory. I might have voted Remain myself if my great-grandparents’ generation hadn’t lit out for the great plains, but isn’t there something obviously unusual about our view of the transatlantic frenzy? Canada is a political entity defined by its...
  • EU urges Britain to go quickly as bloc reels from exit vote

    06/25/2016 1:57:33 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    Str Tribune ^ | June 25, 2016 | LORNE COOK and RAF CASERT Associated Press
    European Union nations urged Britain on Friday to quickly exit the bloc and end uncertainty about the future, as Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the departure negotiations to his successor, possibly until sometime in October. Britain's vote to leave plunged the EU into a new existential crisis as it struggles to recover from economic woes, public disenchantment with Brussels-imposed austerity policies in debt-stricken Greece and Europe's inability to manage the refugee emergency.
  • Brexit: A Revolt Against the Cronyism of the Elites -- and a Cry for Nationhood

    06/24/2016 5:18:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 24, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: 51.9% of Great Britain voted to skip out of the European Union. That's a bigger number than Americans who voted for Obama. And Obama went over there in April and lectured them not to do this. It's been a bad couple of days for Barack Hussein O. The Supreme Court shafts him on immigration. The British vote to leave the European Union. What else happened out there that's not great for Obama? Oh, well. There are three things. I can't remember them. Anyway, great to have you here, folks, as we wrap up another week of broadcast...
  • Obama stands by warning on British trade deal after EU vote: White House

    06/24/2016 9:11:41 PM PDT · by Mariner · 102 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 24th, 2016 | by Roberta Rampton
    President Barack Obama stands by his comment that Britain would move to the back of the queue when it comes to trade deals with the United States if it left the European Union, the White House said on Friday. "Obviously, the president stands by what he said and I don't have an update of our position," White House spokesman Eric Schultz told reporters at a briefing. Obama urged Britain to remain in the EU when he visited London in April and warned that a trade agreement between the two countries would not happen anytime soon if Britain left the bloc.
  • Obama stepped in it with Brexit, but it’s not the first time his mouth has cost him politically

    06/24/2016 8:49:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 24, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    Former Conservative MP Louise Mensch cited President Obama sticking his beak in a British issue over the then-looming vote over whether the nation would remain in the European Union. Yesterday Britain made their choice known: they want out. And Mensch noted that once Obama decided to overreach and tell British voters that they should remain in the EU, support for the Leave camp increased. In the end, it seems to have been a contributing factor in the UK’s decision to say goodbye to the massive political project, long criticized, among other things, for usurping sovereignty among its member nations. That...
  • Piers Morgan: Brexit Vote Should Leave Hillary Shaking in Her Boots

    06/24/2016 3:53:03 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 39 replies
    GP ^ | June 24,2016 | Jim Hoft
    Regardless of what you think of Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric, and his uncompromising talk of walls and bans, does anybody really doubt after this shock Brexit result that he’s right about the levels of anger? It may not be obvious to the political and media elites living in their hallowed, protected homes in privileged areas. But travel to the north of England, or to the middle of America, and you will find very real fury with government and very real concern over the impact of perceived immigration control failures. There’s an increasing large gulf between the politically correct ‘cool’ and ‘establishment’...
  • Obama: EU and Britain both ‘indispensable partners’

    06/24/2016 12:39:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 6/24/16 | AFP
    President Barack Obama, who had warned against Britain quitting the European Union, said Friday that Washington would respect the British voters’ decision to do just that. The US leader said Britain and the European Union would both remain “indispensable partners” of the United States and that the “special relationship” with London would endure. “The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision,” Obama said, in a statement from his White House office. But, in a nod to Washington’s frustration that its ally has been unwilling to back a European project seen as a cornerstone of Western...
  • 'Germany needs to make UK come to its senses'

    06/24/2016 11:49:58 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 84 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 24 Jun 2016 16:27 GMT+02:00 | Jörg Luyken
    Britain leaving the EU means trouble ahead for Germany — and its hardest task will be convincing the Brits to drop a self-defeating ideology, a leading foreign policy expert told The Local. German business has a lot of vested interest in British markets, explains Josef Janning, head of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) in Berlin. And that means Germany will have its work cut out negotiating a settlement which gives Britain access to the single market after it leaves the European Union. […] Being integrated into the single market will mean the UK will have to “swallow the...
  • American Shockwave Is Next...

    06/24/2016 9:30:17 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 39 replies
    Mikehuckabee.com ^ | 6/24/2016 | Mike Huckabee
    ---snip--- The votes in the UK to get OUT of the EU were those of workers tired of seeing their jobs taken by immigrants who didn’t share the British tradition, culture, and spirit. Many of our neighbors across the pond have felt they were losing their country and culture and that unrestricted immigration was changing their nation. It didn’t help that those wanting to stay in the EU branded the “out” group as racists or xenophobes. It was that many long time subjects of the British empire felt that their country was being lost to those who came to claim...
  • Why Americans Should Celebrate The Brexit Vote

    06/24/2016 3:56:02 AM PDT · by milton23 · 42 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/24/2016 | Nile Gardner
    The momentous victory for the Brexit campaign signals a new era of freedom for the British people. After more than four decades of being shackled to the European Union (previously the European Economic Community), Great Britain has declared its independence. The vote for Brexit is a vote for sovereignty and self-determination. Britain will no longer be subject to European legislation, with Britain’s Parliament retaking control. British judges will no longer be overruled by the European Court of Justice, and British businesses will be liberated from mountains of EU regulations, which have undermined economic liberty.
  • 'Brexit is proof that Trump will be the next president'

    06/24/2016 9:17:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | June 24, 2016 | Khaleda Rahman
    As Donald Trump flew in to Scotland today after the UK's seismic break with the European Union, parallels have been drawn with the anti-immigration message that led to Brexit and his rise to presumptive Republican presidential candidate. Many have pointed out the similarities between Britain's decision to leave the EU and Trump's campaign - and believe it is an indication of how Americans will vote on November 8, which could see Trump in the White House. The Donald's arrival in the UK will be seen by many as a meeting of minds - two worlds colliding with shared views including...
  • Brexit: Who's next?

    06/24/2016 8:51:06 AM PDT · by MNDude · 42 replies
    I am not to familiar with European politics. Does anyone know enough to know which other country or countries may follow suit and declare independence from the EU?
  • David Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

    06/24/2016 5:35:53 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 101 replies
    -excerpt- He said that "the British people have voted to leave the EU and their will must be respected... the will of the British people is an instruction which must be delivered." "There can be no doubt about the result." Cameron gave no timetable for his departure, but said that he wanted a new leader to be in place by October when his Conservative Party holds its annual conference. Boris Johnson, a former London mayor who campaigned for the UK's departure from the EU, is tipped by bookmakers as Cameron's likely successor. Johnson, who was greeted by a booing crowd...
  • Brexit: Britain Votes with Trump, against Hillary, Obama

    06/23/2016 10:28:49 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/23/2016 | Joel Pollak
    British voters chose to “leave” the European Union on Thursday, defying the polls — and President Barack Obama, who had urged Britain to “remain” in the EU. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had also urged Britain to stay in the EU. Only Donald Trump had backed the campaign to leave Republican strategists had panned Trump’s decision to travel to the UK in the midst of campaign turmoil, and in the wake of his blistering attack on Hillary Clinton earlier this week. Now, however, it looks like a risk that paid off handsomely, in the currency of foreign policy credibility....
  • This was the day the British people defied their jailers

    06/23/2016 10:57:57 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 69 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | June 24,2016 | Tim Stanley
    Why did they do it? That, we’ll pick apart in the next few weeks. I think that Leave genuinely ran the better campaign, more hopeful and upbeat. Immigration mattered a great deal – although one YouGov poll ranked it third behind democracy and the economy. It’s possible that voters grasped the essential point about this referendum better than we the commentators did. It was a vote of confidence in Britain. Should we run our affairs or should we delegate it to foreign bureaucrats? When I was leaving my polling station, I said to a chap: “I found voting quite emotional.”...
  • Sky News has called the British Referendum - OUT!!!!!!!!!!!

    06/23/2016 8:40:53 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 114 replies
    The vote is that the UK will leave the EU.
  • EU Referendum - The Result - Live (Brexit Referendum Live Thread)

    06/23/2016 2:25:24 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 2,252 replies
    BBC News ^ | 06/23/2016 | BBC News
    Live coverage of the result of the EU referendum. This is a live BBC stream starting at 21:55 BST.
  • Brexit Results

    06/23/2016 4:30:41 PM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 191 replies
    Internet (Google) ^ | 6/23/2016 | Britain
    Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? 1.3% Reporting Remain a member of the European Union 49.5% - 158,536 Leave the European Union 50.5% - 161,744
  • England Has a Soul, If She Can Keep It

    06/23/2016 3:30:08 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 42 replies
    First Things ^ | 22 June 2016 | Francesca Aran Murphy
    “England,” our Fairest Isle, including Scotland and Wales, looks like one single place because it is one single place. It is surrounded on all sides by water, which marks its boundaries and colours the British soul. You may say that there is no such thing as the “soul” of England: We may imagine her as Britannia, but a country is not a person. The only corporate personality, I am reliably told by R. R. Reno, is the Church. Countries are not persons, said the Oracle. No, maybe not—but they are analogous to persons, and they have some analog of a...
  • Nigel Farage: Looks Like Remain Will Edge It

    06/23/2016 2:40:16 PM PDT · by Callahan · 43 replies
    Sky ^ | 6/23/16 | Anon.
    Nigel Farage has told Sky News it "looks like Remain will edge it" as votes are counted in the EU referendum. The UKIP leader said it had been an "extraordinary" campaign and it looked like turnout had been "exceptionally high". He also insisted UKIP were "going nowhere" and predicted the party would "continue to grow stronger in the future". Although a long time campaigner for the UK to split from Brussels, Mr Farage is not the official leader of the Leave camp.
  • The truth about the late Jo Cox MP and her husband, Brendan

    06/22/2016 1:05:26 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 32 replies
    The Holistic Works ^ | 19 June 2016 | Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
    I’ve always believed that one should not speak ill of the dead – and especially someone so brutally murdered as was Jo Cox MP on Thursday. But when that dead person is being deified out of all proportion– rather as Princess Diana was after her death – by a mainstream media hand-in-glove with a prime minister who is desperate to create false hysteria in order to sway the most important decision of our generation – our vote in the EU referendum – then something has to be said, ...
  • Dad of Brit 'who tried to assassinate Donald Trump' says he may have been blackmailed

    06/21/2016 11:58:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The Daily Mirror ^ | June 21, 2016 | Steve Robson
    Paul Davey, the father of 20-year-old Michael Sandford, helped pay for him to go to the United States to "get his life sorted out" The father of a Brit accused of trying to kill Donald Trump said today his son had never shown an interest in politics and believes he may have been "put up to it or blackmailed". Paul Davey, the father of 20-year-old Michael Sandford, said his family are "absolutely devastated" by reports he has been charged with attempting to assassinate the Republican presidential nominee. Sandford is charged with 'an act of violence on restricted grounds ' after...