by | Oct 3, 2019

“We immerse ourselves in the lifestyle of our host country. They corrupt it … “We sip Val di Suga. They slurp Aperol Spritz … “We contemplate Berthe Morisot at the Musée d’Orsay. They giggle while they pretend to prick their…

by | Sep 5, 2019

Jurgen the German (who is German, by the way) is a sketch character by British comedian Harry Enfield. Jurgen finds himself in common situations — waiting for a bus, for example — and upon a lull in conversation with strangers, is known…

by | Jul 30, 2019

It was a stroke of genius for Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, to begin his Brexit roadshow to talk up Britain’s “new golden age” in Manchester. The city’s name serves as a metonym for free market economics: “Manchesterism.” It became…

by | Jul 25, 2019

Iran’s seizure, at sea, of the British-flagged Stena Impero could be a serious threat to world peace. Or not. Events that seem small and random at the time can have large and terrible consequences. Ask Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Or consider…

by | Jul 10, 2019

London There is the musty smell of a police state here in old London, or should I say an inchoate police state? The present mayor, Sadiq Khan, is of the Left and he shares the Left’s lust for power. Everything…

by | Jul 10, 2019

In 2015, the “conservative” Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, secreted over to Beijing and giddily made the United Kingdom a charter member of China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The following year, Britain was a key member of…

by | Jul 8, 2019

When British forces seized an Iranian tanker bound for Syria last week, they acted out of character. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is the lamest of lame ducks. She has no mandate for action, far less military action, to enforce…

by | Jun 7, 2019

Barely over a week after the British establishment’s disastrous performance in the European Union elections, it seems increasingly likely that a similarly dismal fate awaits them at home.  The EU election, held from May 23 through 26, saw significant gains…

by | Aug 2, 2018

On Wednesday morning, Tommy Robinson was freed from the HMP Olney following a quick appeal of his contempt of court sentencing earlier this year. On May 25, Robinson was stopped by police while filming outside of a grooming gang trial…

by | Jul 9, 2018

There is a growing and likely chance that British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence from members of her own party tonight.  Such developments come in the days following the resignations of two cabinet secretaries…

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