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by | Sep 8, 2022

As news suddenly spread on Thursday afternoon that Queen Elizabeth II, 96, had passed, an outpouring of tributes flooded the airwaves. On Newsmax’s American Agenda, John Browne, former member of Parliament and former aide to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher —…

by | Sep 8, 2022

We are privileged to have lived through this Elizabethan era. The late queen’s reign was magnificent in its longevity. It was unparalleled in its success. It was inspiring in its adaptability to a world changing at a far greater pace…

by | Sep 8, 2022

The death of Queen Elizabeth II will leave an enormous void. One fears for the future of the British monarchy in her absence. She represented dignity and standards in an age largely without them. Unfortunately, even the children and grandchildren…

by | Sep 5, 2022

Sunday Today, September 4, 2022, I watched a series of news stories on Fox News about the deteriorating state of the world. Story number one was about the increasing closeness of China and Russia. They are holding military maneuvers together…

by | Jul 7, 2022

Boris has gone. He really has. The biggest personality in postwar British politics, bigger even than Churchill, has been brought down. His many opponents are jubilant, his many supporters distraught. Boris, as befits someone of such incredible charisma (he was…

by | Jun 8, 2022

Washington — Take a break from the news. From the stories of war in Ukraine, the slaughter of schoolchildren in Texas, and from mayhem against minorities in Buffalo, New York. Turn your attention at least temporarily to consider Queen Elizabeth…

by | Aug 2, 2021

The prosecution of people for their opinions — especially their opinions about Islam — is nothing new in the land of the Magna Carta. Just a couple of examples out of many: in 2013, a number of British citizens who’d…

by | Jul 18, 2021

Identifying a problem is at best only half the job of fixing the world. Responsibility demands that we must determine whether any proposed solution to the problem will result in actual betterment. No one made this point more strongly that…

by | Apr 24, 2021

We Brits used to snigger at how few Americans had passports. Apparently, in 1990, passport ownership among Americans stood at just 4 percent. It’s grown massively since then, of course, but even now less than half of all U.S. citizens…

by | Jul 27, 2020

At a time of crisis, we need hope more than ever. We need positivity and optimism. We need the American Dream. What is the American Dream exactly? Being a Brit, I didn’t really know, though I had a foggy notion…

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