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  • UK Muslim Cabinet member quits over Gaza policies (Cameron's Conservative Paki Poster Girl gone)

    08/05/2014 10:27:58 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/5/14 | Danica Kirka - ap
    LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s first female Muslim Cabinet member resigned Tuesday in protest of the British government's policies on Gaza, describing the approach as "morally indefensible" and detrimental to the national interest. Sayeeda Warsi, a Foreign Office minister of Pakistani descent, announced her departure on her Twitter feed. The move apparently took Downing Street off guard, and loaded more pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron, who is under fire by the opposition and members of his own party for his staunch support of Israel.
  • British Muslim Minister Quits over Gaza Policy

    08/05/2014 4:03:33 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/8/14
    A British minister who was the first Muslim woman to sit in the Cabinet has resigned over the British government's policy on Gaza, she said Tuesday. Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, a minister at the Foreign Office and minister for faith and communities, wrote on Twitter: "With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on #Gaza." Warsi's parents were Pakistani immigrants and she was made a member of the House of Lords in 2007. She was appointed to Cameron's Cabinet when his coalition government took power in...
  • China Backs Argentine Claim Over 'Malvinas' (Falklands)

    06/18/2014 7:36:00 AM PDT · by sinsofsolarempirefan · 12 replies
    China has endorsed Argentina's position over the Falkland Islands affirming that the current situation "seriously harms the economic capacity of Argentina". During the two-day G77 summit held at the weekend in Santa Cruz, Bolivia at which China was a "special invitee", a statement was unanimously approved supporting Argentina's calls for dialogue to solve the "Malvinas Islands question". "We reaffirm the need for the governments of Argentina and the UK to resume negotiations on the 'Malvinas Islands question' in conformity with the principles and objectives of the United Nations and pertinent resolutions, so as to find a timely, peaceful solution to...
  • U.K. to teach British values after Trojan horse scandal reveals Islamists taking over schools

    06/10/2014 8:54:34 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 13 replies
    National Post ^ | June 9, 2014 | Christopher Hope, The Telegraph
    English schoolchildren will be taught “British values” in the wake of a report that some schools had been taken over by Islamists. Michael Gove, the education minister, said that in future all of England’s 20,000 elementary and high schools will have to promote British values of tolerance and fairness. The announcement came in the wake of the “Trojan horse” scandal which found that some schools in the central city of Birmingham had been taken over by Islamists. Regulator the Office for Standards in Education said Monday it had found a “culture of fear and intimidation” at a minority of the...
  • 'Get Rid of the White Kids' Say Pakistani Parents as Cameron Urges British Values

    06/16/2014 3:38:35 PM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Jun 2014 | Nick Hallett
    The head of one the Birmingham schools at the centre of the 'Trojan Horse' controversy has revealed that parents of Pakistani origin wanted her to "get rid of the white kids" at her school. Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, head teacher at Anderton Park Primary School, told the Sunday Times that when a small number of white children arrived at her school, which was predominantly Muslim, parents started making a series of racist demands: "We had kids saying 'What are you playing with the white kid for? What are you playing with the Christians for?' The dad of one of the Pakistani heritage...
  • Cameron's Conservatives Flirt With EU hard-right to Block UKIP's EU Funding

    05/30/2014 10:28:48 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 15 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 28 May 2014 | M.E. Synon
    Conservative Party Leader David Cameron is trying to sabotage UKIP’s influence at the European Parliament, just days after trying to appear sympathetic to euroscepticism by telling the British people that their message at the polls was “received and understood.” Instead of accepting UKIP's victory, Cameron has started a drive to cut off the legs of “the people’s army” in Brussels and Strasbourg. He has assigned Conservative Party fixers to do deals with hard-right and populist parties which, until now, the Conservatives claimed were “unacceptable.” The Tories are trying to stop Nigel Farage from forming a political group in the parliament...
  • Arab world: Has the penny finally dropped?

    05/02/2014 8:09:30 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 12 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 04/26/2014 | ZVI MAZEL
    Since the start of the ill-named “Arab Spring,” the Muslim Brotherhood has been very much in the news. Coming to power through democratic elections in Egypt and Tunisia, they were toppled within a short time by the people, who discovered their true intentions. There were some in the West – but not all – who saw the light as well. British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered a comprehensive review of the movement,... its activities in Britain and its impact on the country’s interests. The decision was made because the Brotherhood is allegedly behind terrorist operations in Egypt, and because...
  • UK: schools are fighting Trojan Horse plot and Cameron vows to clear the classrooms of Islamism

    05/04/2014 10:13:59 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 4 2014 | LUCY CROSSLEY
    Now schools in Bradford are fighting Trojan Horse-style plot after two headteachers have left their jobs and David Cameron vows to clear the classrooms of 'Islamism' Former Respect councillor accused of being behind Bradford plots Faisal Khan sat on governing bodies of two schools under suspicion Schools in Bradford are fighting alleged Trojan Horse style plots after two teachers left their jobs while a third fears being 'driven' out as David Cameron vows to clear the classrooms of 'Islamism'. The plot involves ousting moderate headteachers from schools, and is also feared to have taken place in Birmingham, Manchester and parts...
  • David Cameron risks 'alienation', public figures claim

    04/21/2014 3:55:03 AM PDT · by don-o · 6 replies
    BBC ^ | April 21, 2014
    David Cameron risks causing "alienation" in society by saying Britain is a "Christian country", a group of public figures has warned. Author Sir Terry Prachett was among those who signed a letter to the Daily Telegraph. making the claim. The UK should be "more confident about our status as a Christian country", Mr Cameron has said. A Downing Street spokeswoman said the PM had long said the UK is a Christian country. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote We object to his characterisation of Britain as a 'Christian country'” Letter to the Daily Telegraph More than 50 writers, scientists,...
  • David Cameron Urges Britain to Spread Awareness of Christian Persecution

    04/13/2014 2:28:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | April 13, 2014 | Sara Jean Seman
    Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world, British Prime Minister David Cameron stated during his annual Easter reception at 10 Downing Street Wednesday. He urged Britain to play a leading role in standing against religious persecution and highlighted three focal points: The first is to expand the role of faith and faith organisations in our country. This has been a consistent theme of this government; I’m sure there’s more we could do to help make it easier for faith organisations…. Second thing is I hope we can do more to raise the profile of the persecution of...
  • Expenses scandal roils Cameron ahead of European elections

    04/07/2014 6:40:23 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 11 replies
    Reuters UK ^ | Mon Apr 7, 2014 6:17pm BST | By Andrew Osborn
    (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's handling of an expenses scandal engulfing one of his ministers has put him under pressure before European elections, threatening his Conservative party's already clouded electoral outlook. Cameron, whose party risks being beaten into third place in next month's European Parliament elections behind the anti-EU UK Independence party (UKIP), has stood by Maria Miller, Britain's minister for culture, since a parliamentary report ordered her to pay back wrongly claimed expenses last week. But the media and public backlash against Miller shows no sign of abating despite Cameron's efforts to end it. Many of his own...
  • Merkel miffed at Barack Obama and David Cameron 'nuclear war game'

    03/25/2014 9:51:50 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 114 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | March 25, 2014 | By Bruno Waterfield, and Peter Dominiczak in The Hague and Nick Squires in Rome
    World leaders played an interactive nuclear war game designed to test their responses to a terrorist atomic "dirty bomb" attack that threatened the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. David Cameron joined Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and Xi Jinping and other world leaders to play a "nukes on the loose" war game to see how they would cope with a terrorist nuclear attack. The German chancellor grumbled at being asked to play games and take tests with the Prime Minister, US and Chinese presidents around a table with dozens of heads of state at a nuclear summit in The...
  • How the West was lost by the selfie president

    12/15/2013 5:41:15 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    The New York Post ^ | December 15, 2013 | Michael Goodwin
    My bookshelves sag with encyclopedic volumes arguing that America and the West are in decline. But proving that a picture is worth a thousand books, the “selfie” seen ’round the world ends the argument. It’s official — the government of the United States of Obama consists of boobs and bores and is led by a narcissist. It is no consolation that Great Britain joins us in racing to the bottom. President Obama’s flirting with Denmark’s prime minister would be shameful on any occasion. That it happened at the memorial for Nelson Mandela only adds to the embarrassment. But the “selfie”...
  • Obama, Cameron, Schmidt take selfie at Mandela memorial (It's all about me me me,, I I I)

    12/10/2013 9:25:37 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/10/13 | BBC
    US President Barack Obama, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, and Denmark's PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt took an impromptu photograph of themselves at the memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela.
  • Obamas Photo Drama at Mandela Memorial

    12/10/2013 8:47:42 AM PST · by kristinn · 186 replies
    Tuesday, December 10, 2013 | Kristinn
    The Internet is buzzing over a sequence of photos that appear to show First Lady Michelle Obama having a snit over her husband President Barack Obama having fun with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt as they sat at the Nelson Mandela memorial in South Africa today.The sequence seems to have started with Obama, Thorning-Schmidt and British Prime Minister David Cameron posing for a 'selfie', followed by Obama touching Thorning-Schmidt on her shoulder, then a glaring Michelle Obama, ending up in Barack and Michelle switching seats so that she is now sitting next to Thorning-Schmidt.Photos via Twitter.SourceSource
  • Islamic finance in the global era

    11/04/2013 7:50:34 PM PST · by haffast · 4 replies
    Asia News ^ | 11/04/2013 16:52 | Daniele Atzori
    Rome (AsiaNews) - With the ninth World Islamic Economic Forum, held in London between 29 and 31 October, Islamic finance has come into its own and gone mainstream. Until a few years ago, Islamic finance was unknown to most people. Some even equated it to the financing of Islamic terrorism. In fact, in the years right after 9/11, anything about Islam was viewed with concern. Now things are different. British Prime Minister David Cameron, who spoke at the forum, said that London is no longer happy to be the main Islamic financial centre outside Muslim countries; it now wants to...
  • UK’s ‘Dhimmi’ Cameron embraces Sharia Compliant Finance

    10/31/2013 1:36:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 1 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | October 30, 2013 | Walid Shoebat
    In an act of dhimmitude that would make Sir Winston Churchill roll over in his grave, the increasingly submissive Prime Minister of Great Britain – David Cameron – has decided to embrace Sharia Compliant Finance (SCF). Like a python’s victim, Cameron has just caused his country to exhale a bit more of its breath, after which, the grip tightens. ... Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the UK will become the first non-Muslim country to issue an Islamic bond. At the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in London, he also announced plans for a new Islamic index on the...
  • Russia mocks Britain, the little island

    09/05/2013 6:15:30 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | September 5, 2013 | James Kirkup
    Russia mocked Britain today as “a small island no one listens to”, sparking a diplomatic spat with David Cameron. The Prime Minister insisted that Britain remained a major world power. Tensions surrounding the Syrian crisis boiled over at a G20 summit in St Petersburg. Mr Cameron has backed calls for military intervention in Syria after the Assad regime allegedly used chemical weapons. Mr Putin has opposed intervention and questioned Western claims about the attack. Britain has faced questions about its role and influence in the world since Mr Cameron was embarrassed by last week’s Commons vote to rule out a...
  • David Cameron loses Syria vote in Commons

    08/29/2013 2:39:52 PM PDT · by Zajko · 121 replies
    BBC ^ | 29.08.13 | BBC
    British MPs have voted against possible military action against Syria to deter the use of chemical weapons. David Cameron said it was clear the British Parliament does not want action and "I will act accordingly". The government motion was defeated 285 to 272, a majority of 13 votes.
  • As U.K. Parliament Debates Syria, Prospect of Military Support Dims

    08/29/2013 10:29:48 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 12 replies
    Time ^ | Aug. 29, 2013 | By Catherine Mayer
    When David Cameron summoned MPs back to Westminster today to debate the Syrian crisis, it was not because the British Prime Minister felt more discussion was needed. ...In a phone call on Saturday, Cameron agreed with President Obama that proof of the regime’s involvement in the chemical attack would merit “a serious response.” ... “There’ll be a clear Govt motion & vote on UK response to chemical weapons attacks,” he tweeted on Tuesday. ...Instead, the 450-minute parliamentary debate that kicked off with a statement by Cameron at 2.30 this afternoon will conclude with a vote on military action only “in...
  • Syria crisis: UK draws up contingency military plans

    08/27/2013 2:13:56 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 8 replies
    BBC News ^ | 27 August 2013
    The UK is drawing up contingency plans for military action in response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria, Downing Street has said. David Cameron will also consider a recall of Parliament when he returns to No 10 later on Tuesday. MPs from all parties have demanded they be consulted before any move to support military action is taken. The suspected chemical attack took place on Wednesday near Damascus, and reportedly killed more than 300 people. Syrian rebels say the Assad government was responsible, but it blames rebel forces - saying footage of the attack was "fabricated". Mr Cameron is...
  • Navy ready to launch first strike on Syria [The Clown & Cameron Pretend to be Tough]

    08/25/2013 3:46:24 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 204 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 8/25/13 | Tim Ross and Ben Farmer
    Britain is planning to join forces with America and launch military action against Syria within days in response to the gas attack believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces against his own people.
  • Britain's Conservatives hire Obama campaign chief in election role

    08/02/2013 3:32:31 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 2, 2013 | By Costas Pitas
    Britain's governing Conservative Party has hired U.S. President Barack Obama's former campaign manager as part of its election team ahead of polls due in less than two years, the party said. Jim Messina, a lifelong Democrat, is the latest appointment by Prime Minister David Cameron in a bid to win the party's first overall majority in over 20 years, against a weak economic backdrop and poor poll ratings.
  • [British PM] David Cameron: 'I Want to Export Gay Marriage Around the World'

    07/25/2013 5:56:27 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 57 replies
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7/24/13 | Christopher Hope
    The Prime Minister spoke of his pride at legalising same sex marriage, just a year after explicitly giving a personal guarantee to do it by 2015 to a reception for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-sexual community at 10 Downing Street. Mr Cameron told guests at the same reception one year on that Britain was now “the best place to be gay, lesbian or transgender anywhere in Europe”. He added: “That is a great achievement. That’s not my measure; that is an internationally recognised measure. But there’s still a lot more work to be done.” Thanking the ministers and civil...
  • Ukip's Nigel Farage: get your elbow out of our ribs, David Cameron

    07/21/2013 10:39:31 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 2 replies
    Writing for MSN, Ukip leader Nigel Farage welcomes David Cameron's decision to scrap alcohol minimum pricing and plain-pack cigarettes - but says the government must do more to stop thinking it always knows best It’s been a pretty good week for those of us who believe in personal liberty. The government has dropped the legislation that promised that booze would be sold with a minimum price and that cigarette packets should be plain. But these are two small victories in an ongoing war with a political class that really does think it knows how best we should live our lives....
  • How the Prime Minister [UK] and John Kerry ambushed nervous Obama to force him to arm Syrian rebels

    06/15/2013 11:31:09 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16 June 2013 | SIMON WALTERS
    David Cameron and US Secretary of State John Kerry secretly ganged up to persuade a nervous Barack Obama to back Britain’s bid to arm Syrian rebels, it was revealed last night. The Prime Minister and Mr Kerry’s diplomatic ambush of President Obama succeeded when they won his support for a showdown with Russia’s Vladimir Putin – a key ally of Syria’s President Assad – when Mr Cameron hosts a G8 summit in Northern Ireland tomorrow. Obama’s surprise U-turn came 24 hours after Foreign Secretary William Hague slipped into Washington almost completely unnoticed to meet Mr Kerry. In recent weeks, while...
  • Greenfield: Islam is the Problem

    06/03/2013 4:57:22 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 23 replies
    Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, June 02, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, June 02, 2013 Islam is the Problem Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog On a mild London afternoon, two Muslims rammed a car into a British soldier returning to the barracks after working at the Tower of London. They shouted Allah Akbar and hacked and slashed at his body in an attempt to behead him. By the time they were done, his body could only be identified through dental records. Shortly afterward, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that “there is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act”. London Mayor Boris Johnson added, “It...
  • Woolwich attack: Cameron under fire as MI5 terrorism blunders emerge

    05/26/2013 6:26:18 PM PDT · by tennmountainman · 16 replies
    The Telegraph (England) ^ | May 26, 2013 | By Steven Swinford, and Christopher Hope
    David Cameron visited MI5 headquarters to thank spies for their work on the Woolwich terror case a day the after murder of Drummer Lee Rigby despite concerns about the failings of security services.
  • 'I will gag the hate clerics': Cameron to launch new terror task force... (trunc title)

    05/26/2013 5:37:31 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 126 replies ^ | 5/26/2013 | Simon Walters
    David Cameron is planning new powers to muzzle Islamic hate preachers accused of provoking terrorist outrages such as the killing of soldier Lee Rigby. The Prime Minister wants to stop extremist clerics using schools, colleges, prisons and mosques to spread their ‘poison’ and is to head a new Tackling Extremism and Radicalisation Task Force (TERFOR) made up of senior Ministers, MI5, police and moderate religious leaders. The high-powered group will study a number of measures, including banning extremist clerics from being given public platforms to incite students, prisoners and other followers – and forcing mosque leaders to answer for ‘hate...
  • David Cameron spent £66,000 on TV coaching by Obama's...

    01/04/2011 12:51:18 AM PST · by bronxville · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3rd December, 2010 | Jason Groves and Tamara Cohen
    Full Headline - "David Cameron spent £66,000 on TV coaching by Obama's body language expert during election campaign": - "David Cameron spent more than £66,000 flying in Barack Obama’s body language expert to help prepare for the televised election debates, it emerged yesterday." "Detailed receipts show the Tories spent £66,333 hiring the Washington firm SKDKnickerbocker to prepare Mr Cameron for the debates, in which he was widely considered to have been bested by Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg." "Consultant Anita Dunn, who advised President Obama on body language, was part of the team flown to London four times to prepare...
  • ‘British Tea Party’ Makes Big Gains in UK Election

    05/20/2013 6:58:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ MEDIA ^ | 05/20/2013 | MIKE MCNALLY
    The UK Independence Party — the anti-European Union, tough-on-immigration party that has bedeviled Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative party in recent years — is riding high following its best-ever showing in nationwide elections. As sure as night follows day, when UKIP does well it means the issue of Britain’s relationship with the EU is pushed to the top of the political agenda.UKIP secured 23% of the national popular vote in local government elections earlier this month, just two points behind the Conservatives. The left-wing Labour party came in narrowly ahead with 29% — a pitiful showing...
  • Tories begin defecting to Ukip over 'loons' slur

    05/19/2013 3:33:33 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 30 replies
    Local Conservative party campaigners, including the chairman of one constituency association, will this week pledge their support for Nigel Farage after one of David Cameron’s allies described grassroots Tories as “mad, swivel-eyed loons”. Mr Farage uses an advertisement in Monday's Daily Telegraph to urge Conservative voters to back Ukip. The “loons” description, he says, is “the ultimate insult” from a party leadership that has betrayed the trust of its own supporters. He writes in the advertisement: “Only an administration run by a bunch of college kids, none of whom have ever had a proper job in their lives, could so...
  • Trilateral peace talks in Britain to send clear message to the Taliban

    02/04/2013 6:00:13 AM PST · by haffast · 2 replies
    Al Arabiya News ^ | Monday, 04 February 2013 | By AFP London
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari held peace talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday which for the first time featured top spy chiefs. The summit at Cameron’s Chequers country retreat near London is aimed at boosting cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan, amid growing fears that a civil war could erupt when international troops leave Afghanistan in 2014. “This trilateral process sends a very clear message to the Taliban -- now is the time for everyone to participate in a peaceful political process in Afghanistan,” a British government spokeswoman said. snip The president...
  • Britain will be weaker without EU, says USA

    12/18/2012 4:04:15 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 20 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | December 18, 2012 | Alex Spillius
    With David Cameron now saying a Britain out of Europe was now 'imaginable', US agitation has reached a new high The Obama administration has expressed concern at what US officials see as Britain's slide towards the European exit door. Washington firmly believes that the departure of its strongest partner in Europe would also reduce American influence on the continent, as Britain so often shares American views. An EU without Britain would be seen as weaker on free trade and less reliable on defence and foreign policy issues. With David Cameron now saying a Britain out of Europe was now "imaginable",...
  • Actor Michael Douglas' son injured in Pa. prison

    12/17/2012 11:26:11 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    UPI ^ | December 17, 2012
    NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Cameron Douglas, the 34-year-old son of actor Michael Douglas, suffered a broken leg and finger in the Pennsylvania prison where he is an inmate. Cameron is serving a nearly 10-year sentence in the Loretto, Pa., prison for selling crystal meth, then smuggling heroin behind bars for himself.
  • FULL INTERVIEW – Paul Ryan on Fox: “I’ve voted to send people to war”

    08/18/2012 11:51:01 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 27 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 8/18/2012 | The Right Scoop via Fox News
    This interview covers the gamut of issues from Medicare to fair trade with China to Ryan’s foreign policy credentials – and a lot more. Probably the most noteworthy thing he said in this 12 minute interview was that in talking about his foreign policy credentials, he said this: The way I would say about foreign policy is you know I’ve been in Congress for a number of years. That’s more experience that Barack Obama had when he came into office. You know, I’ve voted to send people to war.
  • How Mr Cameron's obsession with gay marriage is killing the Tory party

    07/26/2012 6:46:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 26, 2012 | Andrew Price
    When he became Tory leader seven years ago, the youthful and telegenic David Cameron pledged to transform the blue-rinse image of his party and boost its membership by attracting thousands of young, ethnic and gay members. In doing so, he would destroy forever the Tories’ reputation as the ‘nasty party’ as these new ‘inclusive’ members joined the 300,000 activists whose average age was 64 ‘I was elected Leader of the Conservative Party on a mandate to change and modernise the party,’ he said. ‘I want to increase membership. I want to see a broader base. I want to see a...
  • President Mitt Romney is just what the Tories need

    07/23/2012 10:31:10 PM PDT · by fkabuckeyesrule · 19 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | July 23, 2012 | Iain Martin
    When David Cameron went to Washington in the spring, he made a mistake. It was bad enough that he overdid the praise for Barack Obama to a cringe-inducing extent. The Prime Minister also made his “man-crush” on the US president much too obvious when he jumped at the chance to go to a game of basketball with Mr Obama. The pair were pictured in shirtsleeves while eating hot dogs. It was hardly Churchill meets Roosevelt.
  • American Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attacks (UK PM) Cameron over his Obama 'love-in'

    05/03/2012 5:59:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 3, 2012 | Tim Shipman
    David Cameron has come under fire for ‘taking sides’ in the US Presidential election. Aides to Republican candidate Mitt Romney have accused the Prime Minister of staging a ‘love in’ with Barack Obama during his recent trip to Washington which will help the president get re-elected. In a highly unusual attack on Mr Cameron, the Romney camp yesterday accused the Prime Minister of showing a ‘lack of experience’ and being ‘not very skilful’ when he gave a toast in Mr Obama’s honour during a White House banquet.
  • Barack Obama's knife in the back over the Falklands should be a wake-up call for David Cameron

    04/19/2012 3:07:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    Telegraph ^ | April 19th, 2012 | Nile Gardiner
    Barack Obama has no interest in standing with Britain over the Falklands ... Barack Obama's latest knife in the back for Britain – and there have been many - should be a wake-up call for David Cameron, whose recent trip to Washington was an undignified exercise in hero-worship toward a Left-wing president who doesn't even like the British. The prime minister should understand that Barack Obama is no friend of Britain and never will be. And nor is his Secretary of State, who has actively backed Argentina's calls for UN-brokered negotiations between London and Buenos Aires over the sovereignty of...
  • James Cameron Reaches Deepest Spot on Earth

    03/25/2012 6:02:22 PM PDT · by anymouse · 51 replies · 3+ views
    Hollywood icon James Cameron has made it to Earth's deepest point. The director of "Titanic," ''Avatar" and other films used a specially designed submarine to dive nearly seven miles, completing his journey a little before 8 a.m. Monday local time, according to Stephanie Montgomery of the National Geographic Society. He plans to spend about six hours exploring and filming the Mariana Trench, about 200 miles southwest of the Pacific island of Guam. "All systems OK," were Cameron's first words upon reaching the bottom, according to a statement. His arrival at a depth of 35,756 feet came early Sunday evening on...
  • Cameron 'tucked in bed' by Obama during US trip

    03/20/2012 4:51:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 58 replies · 1+ views
    AFP - ^ | 20 March 2012
    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday revealed he was "tucked up in bed" by US President Barack Obama during the pair's recent trip on Air Force One. The two leaders were repeatedly seen back-slapping and sharing jokes during Cameron's recent US visit, but now it appears the friendship was sealed when the president offered Cameron the use of his personal quarters.
  • Obama to David Cameron: Let’s tap our strategic oil reserves together

    03/15/2012 8:57:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/15/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Remember that Barack Obama insists that there are "no silver bullets" to fix the issue of high gas prices. So when British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Washington for high-level talks and the discussion turned to gas prices, what did Obama propose? According to Reuters, holy water and a garland of garlic: President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed the possibility of releasing emergency oil reserves during a meeting on Wednesday, two sources familiar with the talks said, the first sign that Obama is starting to test global support for an effort to knock back near-record fuel...
  • 'SamCam’s no Michelle', tweets leading U.S. fashionista as Britain’s 'First Lady'

    03/14/2012 8:00:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies · 1+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 14, 2012 | Nicole Mowbray
    ‘Samantha Cameron is NO Michelle Obama’ tweeted one outraged American fashionista upon seeing the British PM’s wife arrive at the Andrews Air Force Base yesterday, clad head to toe in black and dark blue. Others likened her rather sombre ensemble to Chairman Mao or a ninja. But things were all bright on the night when stylish Sam Cam whipped off her black Burberry coat at a mini-Olympics event in Washington for her first fashion head-to-head with America’s First Lady of fashion Michelle Obama.
  • Obama lauds virtues of 'heartland' at NCAA game

    03/13/2012 5:18:37 PM PDT · by blf1776 · 33 replies
    NBC ^ | 03-13-2012 | Domenico Montanaro
    President Obama displayed his knowledge of basketball strategy at an appearance at a first-round NCAA tournament game, but politics wasn't far behind. "It's great to see a tournament game, but it's great to see Ohio," Obama said during a halftime interview from the first game of the NCAA basketball tournament in Dayton, Ohio. With the United Kingdom's prime minister David Cameron next to him, Obama stressed that often foreign leaders "only see the coasts. But the heartland is what it’s all about." There is not doubt that Ohio is certainly "what it's all about" when it comes to electoral politics...
  • Goofy David Cameron at Obama Campaign Stops While Completely Ignoring American Conservative Leaders

    03/13/2012 6:32:00 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 13, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Can you imagine Margaret Thatcher making a special trip in '79 for photo ops with Jimmy Carter...  then not even willing to be seen with Reagan? You'd think British PM David Cameron would be cultivating ties with America's resurgent conservative movement on his trip to the US this week, rather than being such a willing tool for far-Left, anti-British loon Barack Obama... an unpopular failure who's political demise seems more imminent by the day. How is this doing a service for his claimed 'conservative' political principles, the American Right, or even the UK's national interest? Now Obama pumpers will be playing up how the GOP is just too wacked-out to get along...
  • Cameron: 'Homosexuality Is Unnatural' [Piers Morgan Interview]

    Cameron: 'Homosexuality Is Unnatural' CNN March 2, 2012 Kirk Cameron believes homosexuality is unnatural, detrimental and ultimately destructive to foundations of civilization.
  • David Cameron faces EU vote call

    01/30/2012 6:45:19 PM PST · by SmithL · 1 replies
    The Sun (UK) ^ | 1/30/12
    TORY MPs heaped pressure on David Cameron yesterday to hold a referendum on Britain's membership of the EU. As the PM met European leaders in Brussels, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, his backbenchers plotted to hold polls to judge the mood. The People's Pledge campaign will hold its first poll in April, with ten more this year and 100 in 2013. Sixty-four MPs so far back the campaign — 44 are Tories. Eurosceptic Douglas Carswell said: "The decisions affecting my constituents' lives are now taken by remote and unaccountable politicians." It came as the Government performed a U-turn on last...
  • Cameron and Clegg give a free pass to racism [by Arab/Muslim Palestinian leadership]

    01/22/2012 6:47:25 AM PST · by PRePublic
    Daily Mail ^ | 17th January 2012 | Melanie Phillips
    Cameron and Clegg give a free pass to racism By Melanie Phillips Last updated at 9:53 AM on 17th January 2012 ... Clegg should be condemned in the strongest possible terms for his support of racism. For he is supporting the ethnic cleansing of Jews from a future state of Palestine. Why does the expansion of Jewish housing in the suburbs of Jerusalem prevent a state of Palestine from being established? Only because Abbas and his cronies have said over and over again that not one Jew will be allowed to live in their state of Palestine. That racist agenda...
  • David Cameron's Christian Understanding "Britain is a Christian country"

    12/29/2011 12:12:09 PM PST · by VU4G10 · 12 replies · 1+ views ^ | 12.29.11 | Mark Tooley
    British Prime Minister David Cameron recently marked the 400th anniversary of the King James' Bible by declaring that Great Britain is a "Christian country" and "we should not be afraid to say so." Cameron was speaking at Christ Church, Oxford before a Church of England audience. The speech will trouble dogmatic secularists of course. But it also should alert many American religionists who enthusiastically insist that Christendom is dead. Perhaps the embers, however muted, of what reputedly began with the Emperor Constantine almost 1700 years ago still burn, even in a nation like Britain where only 5 percent are regular...