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Friday, May 24, 2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced her resignation, putting an end to months of speculation over her future because of her handling of Brexit.

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Good. Her job was implementing the Brexit vote, and she tried to sabotage it on behalf of corporate-globalist eurocrats. Good riddance.

#1 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-05-24 09:28 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

She plans to stick around long enough to meet Trump next week. I wonder if she's going to kick him in the nads.

#2 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2019-05-24 09:33 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

No one else in England is interested in meeting the orange sloth. He will be greeted with a statue of him sitting on a toilet. Trump is quick to dish it out but can't take it. I wouldn't be surprised if he cancelled.

#3 | Posted by bayviking at 2019-05-24 09:57 AM | Reply

Good, she lost the trust of her constituents. Now for the the German witch and the French pansy.

#4 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 10:01 AM | Reply

#3 | Posted by bayviking, maybe you would feel differently if were Obama portrayed as a chimp eating a banana. Seems to me, Europe needs us more than we need Europe. They should act politely while they enjoy our support regardless who is the POTUS.

#5 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 10:06 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

#2 | Posted by Whatsleft, I think he would deck her, don't throw a punch on someone who likes to fight. Besides I hear from the left that is a very small target.

#6 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 10:10 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

What does Europe need the US for?

Criticism of Trump by foreigners indicates he is a weak leader, or at least that was the case 2009 to 2016.

#7 | Posted by bored at 2019-05-24 10:13 AM | Reply

#5 except under DOTUS they don't have our full support nor should they trust in the support Trump hasn't degraded yet.

It's amazing how you guys don't or can't compute that Trump has earned through his actions and rhetoric the contempt and ridicule that's directed at him.

As have his supporters for their blind loyalty and stupidity.

#8 | Posted by jpw at 2019-05-24 10:28 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Her job was implementing the Brexit vote, and she tried to sabotage it on behalf of corporate-globalist eurocrats. Good riddance.

#1 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN

The job of PM is much bigger that that.

And implementing retarded ideas that harm the country is not really one of them.

It is obvious the country cannot find a way to implement this ridiculous concept of "leaving" (tho they do not go anywhere) without causing harm.

Here is an idea. Just "say" they have left. And then do nothing. And everything will be fine.

Brexiters are just like Trumpsters.

They will believe anything they want to believe.

#9 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-05-24 10:35 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#7 | Posted by bored Yea, the leaders of western Europe look so stable and strong. The Yellow Vest protests have been going on for months, against a leadership so unpopular it actually united the right and the far left. Merkel stepped down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union and will not run in 2021. The next election will move the political climate to the right some. Not LePenn right, but more conservative. BTW, Sweden has had enough and is sending thousands of migrants home. Norway and Denmark already have. Expect the same thing to happen in France, Italy, Spain, Germany and the Benelux. Migrants have become the number one issue.

#10 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 10:37 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

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Expect the same thing to happen in France, Italy, Spain, Germany and the Benelux. Migrants have become the number one issue.

Both Italy and Greece have already started arresting captains of NGO boats transporting migrants to their countries.

The one thing never made public in BREXIT discussions is what to do about Ireland?

Northern Ireland wants to stay with Europe. Southern Ireland wants to stay with the UK.

Northern Ireland is talking about checkpoints, border walls, and bringing back the IRA to patrol them to keep out the UK Riff Raff.... and of course, you'll now need a passport to visit both parts.

#11 | Posted by Pegasus at 2019-05-24 11:04 AM | Reply

#11 | Posted by Pegasus The Republic of Ireland went secular about 20 years ago. The Catholic Church had enough ugly things going on they no longer get funds from the government for the services they once provided. I see no reason for Northern Ireland withdrawing from the UK and joining the RoI.

#12 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 11:32 AM | Reply

I wonder if she's going to kick him in the nads.

#2 | Posted by Whatsleft

Imbecilic.

Far more likely she is going to offer to use her power for the next two weeks to roll as many heads down the aisle for Trump as it takes to save her own.

Declassification of May's role in spying on Trump is not going to end favorably for May. The head of British intelligence got out of Dodge on the day of Trump's inauguration. May was running the rear guard. The conspirators have been overrun.

#13 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 11:54 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

So, impeachment next week, right?

#14 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 11:55 AM | Reply

#14 | Posted by DixvilleNotch No, in the UK parliamentary system they don't impeach, they have a "No Confidence" vote. It is a lot easier to remove people from possessions of power in the commons.

#15 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 12:05 PM | Reply

Northern Ireland wants to stay with Europe. Southern Ireland wants to stay with the UK.

It's the other way around, Ulster wants/has to stay with Britain and the Republic wants to remain in the EU.

#16 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-24 12:07 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Northern Ireland wants to stay with Europe. Southern Ireland wants to stay with the UK.

Northern Ireland is talking about checkpoints, border walls, and bringing back the IRA to patrol them to keep out the UK Riff Raff.... and of course, you'll now need a passport to visit both parts.

#11 | Posted by Pegasus at 2019-05-24 11:04 AM | Reply

I'm pretty confident 'Southern' Ireland wants nothing to do with the UK. I'm gonna cite the Irish rebellion and formation of an independent Republic of Ireland at the basis of this notion.

And as far as a 'hard border' between Northern Ireland and Ireland goes, that has to do with a border between an EU and (soon to be) non-EU nation.

#17 | Posted by SunTzuMeow at 2019-05-24 12:10 PM | Reply

Like the borders Switzerland shares with several countries in Europe?

#18 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 12:21 PM | Reply

She plans to stick around long enough to meet Trump next week. I wonder if she's going to kick him in the nads.
#2 | POSTED BY WHATSLEFT

Shes being ousted and leaving because Trump has the goods on her, and her MI5 and MI6, the British had a heavy hand in this whole dossier business, and interfering in our election, time to settle things.....
www.businessinsider.com

Not to worry ... the Obama administration is next ....

#19 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-05-24 12:23 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#17 | Posted by SunTzuMeow Let me remember, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, all share a border with Switzerland, who wisely never joined anything. Including NATO and the EU.

#20 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 12:24 PM | Reply

If Trump had her balls, and character, he'd resign, too.

#21 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-24 12:25 PM | Reply

"Like the borders Switzerland shares with several countries in Europe?"

Switzerland is a Schengen country, Ireland and UK are not.

#22 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-05-24 12:25 PM | Reply

If her resignation can manage to stave off Brexit, she will have accomplished quite a lot of good for her country.

#23 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-05-24 12:27 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Good. Her job was implementing the Brexit vote, and she tried to sabotage it on behalf of corporate-globalist eurocrats. Good riddance.

#1 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN

You must live in a different reality.

#24 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-05-24 12:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

So, impeachment next week, right?
#14 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 11:55 AM | Reply | Flag:

#14 | Posted by DixvilleNotch No, in the UK parliamentary system they don't impeach, they have a "No Confidence" vote. It is a lot easier to remove people from possessions of power in the commons.
#15 | Posted by docnjo

My comment was about finally impeaching Trump, which somehow becomes the topic of every thread no matter how badly the left's shennanigans are flaming out.

It's a running joke. Like the DR itself.

#25 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 12:30 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Shes being ousted and leaving because Trump has the goods on her, and her MI5 and MI6, the British had a heavy hand in this whole dossier business, and interfering in our election, time to settle things.....
www.businessinsider.com
Not to worry ... the Obama administration is next ....

#19 | POSTED BY ANDREAMACKRIS

Now that's a crazy conspiracy theory that makes no sense.

Honestly, you need to get professional help.

#26 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-05-24 12:30 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

If Trump had her balls, and character, he'd resign, too.

#21 | Posted by Corky

Find me a published sentence with Theresa May, balls and character together.

And get me a sandwich.

#27 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 12:31 PM | Reply

Britain's voted for Brexit. Snoofy. Why so much hate for democracy?

#28 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-24 12:32 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Now that's a crazy conspiracy theory that makes no sense.
Honestly, you need to get professional help.

#26 | Posted by Sycophant

You're right. She probably is going to kick him in the 'nads. Right after she flicks the back of his head.

That's what powerful people do and she's more powerful now than ever!

LOL

#29 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 12:34 PM | Reply

You must live in a different reality.

#24 | Posted by Sycophant

In your reality, did May successfully implement her Brexit mandate?

LOL

#30 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 12:36 PM | Reply

- get professional help.

You'd think his Trust Fund would pay for that.

#31 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-24 12:36 PM | Reply

#26 | Posted by Sycophant Seems to be an emerging topic in the English press. I guess that's a crazy conspiracy theory also.

#32 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 12:36 PM | Reply

#31 so jealous, still has to blog political propaganda to earn a living.

#33 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-24 12:38 PM | Reply

#27

I'd prefer to find you the professional help that Mackris could easily afford.... although I suspect you'd have to mortgage the trailer home.

#34 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-24 12:38 PM | Reply

#33

Bernie says "vote for Hil!" and that Trump is a "pathological liar"... and Trumplesheepskin still covers his ears and chants, "baaaaaaaa baaaaaa baaaaaa".

#35 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-24 12:41 PM | Reply

#26 | POSTED BY SYCOPHANT

Exposes SYCO's motives in favor of political witch hunts vs justice for abuse of power.

#36 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-24 12:42 PM | Reply

#35 Hates democracy and free elections.

#37 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-24 12:44 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 2

#37

Hates listening to Bernie.

#38 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-24 12:45 PM | Reply

Brexit is another horrible idea, like U.S. workers paying for Chinese tariffs and implementing trickle down economics that don't work.

#39 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2019-05-24 12:50 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

If she goes does that mean Brexit goes too?

#40 | Posted by Tor at 2019-05-24 12:59 PM | Reply

Declassification of May's role in spying on Trump is not going to end favorably for May. The head of British intelligence got out of Dodge on the day of Trump's inauguration. May was running the rear guard. The conspirators have been overrun.

#13 | POSTED BY DIXVILLENOTCH

LOL so it was a global anti-Trump conspiracy?

I'll give you guys credit for one thing, when you get delusions of grandeur you really go grand.

#41 | Posted by jpw at 2019-05-24 01:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

You yobbies missed the point....

Once recognized by EU, RofI will be 100% legal... including... the IRA. Being 100% legal, the IRA can then buy Guns, Warships, subs and anything else they want. No longer being a guerilla organization they are free to purchase anything they want. I believe, a year after BREXIT, the RofI-IRA will establish their own Air Force and Navy.

While you may laugh, many within the IRA have blamed their push for re-unification failed because they were simply outgunned by the UK and vow not to make that mistake again.

Short History of the troubles.
www.britannica.com

#42 | Posted by Pegasus at 2019-05-24 01:06 PM | Reply

31 so jealous, still has to blog political propaganda to earn a living.

#33 | POSTED BY SHEEPLESCHISM

Is this you "trying" to have a discussion that isn't immediately resorting to extremes like you were whining about on another thread?

#43 | Posted by jpw at 2019-05-24 01:34 PM | Reply

so it was a global anti-Trump conspiracy?

#41 | Posted by jpw

Britain and Australia, at least.

Do try to keep up.

#44 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 01:48 PM | Reply

Lol I don't pay attention to stupid.

You do realize it's a sign of poor mental health to turn everyone around you into adversaries right?

#45 | Posted by jpw at 2019-05-24 01:53 PM | Reply

Let me remember, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, all share a border with Switzerland, who wisely never joined anything. Including NATO and the EU.

#20 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 12:24 PM

No Deal BREXIT Means Hard Irtish Border, EU Confirms

#46 | Posted by SunTzuMeow at 2019-05-24 02:09 PM | Reply

More old news. pfft.

#47 | Posted by MisterCarajo at 2019-05-24 03:23 PM | Reply

You do realize it's a sign of poor mental health to turn everyone around you into adversaries right?
#45 | Posted by jpw

You do realize you are droning in the lower ranks of the DR hivemind, right?

Don't let me interupt your perpetual reacharound.

*passes AstroGlide*

#48 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2019-05-24 03:27 PM | Reply

A border splitting Ireland in two and the legalization of the IRA is just one side of the coin.

The other side is the EU Mutual Defence Pact.

Let's say the UK has decided to go after someone inside the RofI. They decide to pull one of their famous "police" actions and cross the border to apprehend the suspect.

Now, they not only have the RofI/IRA to deal with, but also various military forces from the other EU members as well.

As for the IRA - they were formed in 1913 and in 106 years their goal has not changed 1) Drive the British out of Ireland and 2) unite everyone into one Ireland.

In short, you can see how things can quickly spin out of control, no doubt about it, the troubles will be coming back.

Now back to your regularly posted Trump hatred...

#49 | Posted by Pegasus at 2019-05-24 04:04 PM | Reply

Brexit was an English and Welsh vote. "Scotland had two referenda in two years. In the first the Scottish people voted narrowly to remain part of the United Kingdom, in the second they voted heavily to remain part of the European Union. The two results are now incompatible. So how did the referenda help to set the legitimate course of political action? They did not." Why will the will of the Scots not be respected if referenda are so sacred as some on here claim ?
Sturgeon (the Scottish first minister) will call for another indyref in the eventuality of a no-deal. So Brexit has unwittingly become a precursor for the dissolution of the United Kingdom as we know it; c.f Spain and its Catalan problem.
There is another incompatible referendum which has gone virtually unmentioned. Following the Good Friday agreement, Ireland had a referendum in 1998 to amend its constitution to allow it to subscribe to the terms of the Good Friday Agreement. Ireland amended its constitution to remove its claim to its entire historic territory, in favour of a peaceful process. Mutual EU membership and no border control was absolutely intrinsic to that agreement and to what the Irish voted for in their referendum. The vote was by much the same margin as Scotland's vote to remain in the EU. So in resiling from its EU accession due to its referendum, the UK is negating referendum votes in Scotland, in Northern Ireland and in the Republic. For the Tory right, the destruction of the Anglo Irish Agreement is a major goal to be achieved through Brexit. In this, they are in secret communion with their friends in the DUP, whom are associated with historic loyalist violence.
And make no mistake, this fixation of putting one over the French and Germans is an entirely Tory party psychosis. Anyone whom has lived in the UK during the 1990s will realise, belatedly, that the derisive anti EU rhetoric of The Daily Mail, Express and the Telegraph was a drip-drip campaign to demonize the EU. Especially after the ERM debacle.
Corbyn opposes the EU as a political entity/superstate. He, however supports EU trade, migration, customs union etc. A lot of very misinformed commentary on here. The rightwing of the Tory party would welcome a return of the Irish Backstop because it would signal the collapse of the Good Friday Agreement, which they consider a capitulation to the PIRA/Sinn Fein.
So, lots of moving parts going on with Brexit. Fox news won't tell you lot that though....

#50 | Posted by tunde at 2019-05-24 06:02 PM | Reply

Also to consider, during the General Election of 2017, May adopted a confrontational approach with the EU, accusing them of interfering in the GE. This led to an escalation in negotiations with the EU. Breathtakingly, Maybot claimed that this confrontational attitude would be good for staking out the deal she pushed relentless. Hence the EU's hard-nosed approach. How that would give the UK favourable terms of trade with the EU, only Maybot had the algorithm for.
May was probably one of the most star-crossed PM's in recent memory (along with Major and Brown). Her resignation speech was littered with delusions about her "achievements". Truly awful. But worse may be to come. A Trump-Johnson duoply with both gushing about the "special relationship" ? It bears not thinking...

#51 | Posted by tunde at 2019-05-24 06:19 PM | Reply

BTW, Sweden has had enough and is sending thousands of migrants home. Norway and Denmark already have. Expect the same thing to happen in France, Italy, Spain, Germany and the Benelux. Migrants have become the number one issue.

#10 | Posted by docnjo

Link? Just for my edification.

#52 | Posted by boaz at 2019-05-24 10:07 PM | Reply

I liked Teresa May. I hate it's ending for her like this.

#53 | Posted by boaz at 2019-05-24 10:27 PM | Reply

#22 | Posted by snoofy How long does it take for someone to get a visa into Switzerland? About 20 minutes. You can do it on line. Or in my case, I did it at the border with nothing but my military ID. My wife on thew other hand had a pass port. I was good for 20 days.

#54 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-24 10:45 PM | Reply

#50 | Posted by tunde

I have lots of friends and have been to the UK many times.

They are all shaking their heads over Brexit (stupid idea) like a majority of Americans do over Trump.

Recall that much of this was aided by the same white nationalists that stirred things up here.

Meanwhile, Russia is loving all the chaos right wingers have created in many countries, including ours.

#55 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-05-25 02:15 AM | Reply

Conservatives hold 55 more seats than the Labour Party but still lack the majority necessary to rule. A new general election should be called. Instead, Conservatives desperately cling to power thanks to their coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which is closely aligned with Sinn Fein and the IRA. The DUP has offered itself up to the Labour Party as well in past elections.

#56 | Posted by bayviking at 2019-05-25 08:45 AM | Reply

They are all shaking their heads over Brexit (stupid idea) like a majority of Americans do over Trump.

The United Kingdom joined the European Economic Community (as it then was) on 1 January 1973 with Denmark and Ireland.

The EU referendum held on 23 June 2016. Vote Leave won 51.9% of votes and a total of 46.5 million voters were registered, and 72.2% of these turned out.

In short, the EU had 43 years to make good on it's many campaign promises.

Some they kept, but many they did not... while every year it's membership fee to the EU kept rising.

In 2017 the UK government paid £13 billion to the EU budget, and EU spending on the UK was £4 billion.

In the end, UK subjects decided, it was not worth remaining in the EU. The money being sent out could be better spent at home.

It's just makes logic and common sense to leave. Sadly, these two ingredients, are in short supply in an overstimulated and oversexed America...

#57 | Posted by Pegasus at 2019-05-25 06:30 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#52 | Posted by boaz www.truthorfiction.com
www.americanthinker.com
www.dailymail.co.uk
www.theguardian.com

#58 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-27 06:20 AM | Reply

www.drudge.com I note the English has been saying that for the last 200 years. Maybe the English are basically boring, undersexed, and conceited without cause. They no longer have an empire They are no longer a serious military power. Even the United Kingdom is falling apart. Scotland will probity withdraw within the next decade, then the Welch, and Northern Ireland.

#59 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-05-27 06:26 AM | Reply

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