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May appears to be going soft on Brexit

Theresa May apparently said in a private meeting last week that she is “not some crazed Brexiteer.” It was reported:  “The Prime Minister made it clear at a private meeting last week that she will not risk economic suicide by ‘jumping off a cliff’ with a hard Brexit – and secretly supports some demands by Remain Tories.”mayhammond3She now says she: Continue reading

Support for PM May’s Brexit strategy, created by Boris Johnson, has soared

There has been a sharp rise in support for PM May’s Brexit strategy.. The strategy was  formulated by Boris Johnson  and chosen in preference to the strategy of Philip Hammond.borismay4Politico Brexit reported today that support for Boris’s Brexit strategy is now at 53%, up sharply from 38% last month in a poll of 2,000 people.  Another 47 % said they believed May would get the right deal for the U.K., whereas 29% said she would fail. In January, respondents were evenly split, with 35% agreeing and 35 % disagreeing that she would make a success of Brexit. Continue reading

If you fight with monsters, you become a monster. Why Boris ignores the lies

As the charismatic leader of Brexit, Boris Johnson became the target of some of the most vicious smear campaigns in history.  Alastair Campbell announced that the strategy was to take him out,  so they went for it.  The best,  I mean the lowest,  political jackals were raked in to destroy Boris in print.  After every hatchet job,  he was declared to be “finished”.  borisintelligentA leading member of Cameron’s government proudly announced to Dan Hodges, after Boris had given him the strategy to revive the UK economy, that he was going to “Knife Boris.  Then he would be smashed to smithereens.” Continue reading

Nobel Prize winner, an ex advisor to Bill Clinton, clobbers Juncker

A Nobel prize winning economist, Joseph Stiglitz who was a former adviser to Bill Clinton, launched a cannon blast at Jean-Claude Juncker for his handling of Britain and Brexit.  Juncker has sneered at Britain and accused us of blaming all our problems on the EU.junckershirtySpeaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr. Stiglitz said the threats of “punishment” for  Britain’s leaving were sending out a terrible message.    “Juncker didn’t say: “We haven’t done a good job in explaining the advantages of the EU” explained the economist.  This is in line with views of Boris Johnson and his mild reproof about being like an old war movie.  Continue reading

Outstanding generous speech by May sets the standard for EU negotiations

After today’s Brexit speech from Theresa May, some Remoaners were complaining.  I had just explained that there is a big difference between a referendum and a general election.  In the EU Ref., Leave and Remain were not competing to form a government.  The only purpose of any referendum is to get a straight answer to a straight question,  in this case, Should we leave the EU?may2Leave and Remain cannot therefore make financial pledges.  They can only make suggestions.  The battlebus ad. was about taking control and the figure quoted on the bus was given as the sum we pay the EU every week.  Let’s give £350M to the NHS was one suggestion how to spend the money. Continue reading

Boris Johnson addresses the Foreign Affairs Council today

Watch Boris address the FAC in Brussels today.  The President Elect, Donald Trump has made some pretty frank comments about Britain and Brexit.  He describes our move as “really really smart!”.  He has also excoriated Merkel’s immigration policy as the disaster it is!

Madam Merkel is not used to being countermanded.  So the EU are the ones on the back foot right now.

Brexit will cause the EU to collapse says George Soros

Financier George Soros is convinced that the EU is doomed.  He says that Brexit means the days of the EU are numbered and says it is all because the ordinary people believe that the elite has stolen their democracy.soros2The elite has stolen our democracy!  The EU does not believe in democracy and makes its members surrender their sovereignty to Brussels.   Soros is a keen supporter of the EU and is therefore desperate to wreck Brexit! Continue reading