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Leaving just before the greatest financial/economic collapse is about to happen.
Well that escalated quickly…Speaking from in front of 10 Downing Street, UK PM David Cameron just stated that he will step down as Prime Minister, explaining that “I think the country requires fresh leadership.”
“There are times when it is right to ask the people themselves, that is what we have done,” David Cameron says.
“Let me congratulate all those who took part in the Leave campaign,” the Prime Minister says.
“The will of the British people is an instruction that must be obeyed,” Mr. Cameron says.
DAVID CAMERON’S former adviser has claimed the EU referendum is a lifeline to Britain from the “sinking ship” which is the EU.
Steve Hilton, the former director of strategy for the prime minister, also accused the Remain side of only citing experts because it suited them.
Mr Hilton has frequently criticised his former boss during the EU referendum campaign – and claimed Mr Cameron would support Brexit were he not prime minister.
He also branded some of the Remain campaign’s “scare stories” as “utterly ridiculous”.
Following the two polls overnight pointing to a significant lead for “leave” over “remain” in the Brexit vote, as we noted, cable tumbled and volatility premia spiked as Brexit odds surge to their highest yet. This pushed UK PM David Cameron into full panic mode, explaining that “we’re not scaremongering,” Cameron then said during an interview that Brexit would put a “bomb under our economy, and the worst thing is, we’d have lit the fuse ourselves.”
Vocal Brexit supporter, Boris Johnson warned today about the “triple whammy of woe” if Britain votes to remain…
The last few weeks have seen ‘Project Fear’ taken to all new levels by the UK establishment as doom-mongering over a possible Brexit conjure images of post-apocalyptic movies. UK PM Cameron and Chanceller Osborne’s latest op-ed tirade warns of 800,000 jobs lost and an “immediate year-long recession” if the Brits exercise their democratic right to vote for sovereignty over tyranny. Judging from the polls, which show Brexit odds tumbling, the fear-mongery is working, however, the markets disagree as forward volatility measures near 2016 highs.…
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“Well number one I’m not stupid ok, I can tell you that right now. Just the opposite. Number two in terms of divisive, I don’t think I’m a divisive person, I’m a unifier. Unlike our president now I’m a unifier… It looks like we’re not going to have a good relationship. Who knows, I hope to have a good relationship with him but it sounds like he’s not willing to address the problem either.“
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H/T reader squodgy:
“The English populace is already getting the shitty end of the stick with Camoron, so, it will be interesting to see him suck up to Trump.
However one slimeball and one bully would never meld.”
LONDON (AP) — U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump says he may have a poor relationship with Prime Minister David Cameron in light of the British leader’s criticism of Trump’s call for all Muslims to be temporarily banned from entering the United States.
Trump’s comments, broadcast Monday on ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” made headlines in Britain, which claims a “special relationship” with America. Trump’s suggestion of a temporary Muslim ban led to a petition signed by half a million people demanding that Parliament hold a debate on whether he should be banned from the country. Lawmakers held the debate, but rejected a ban.
Although Israel is geographically located in Asia, the self-described “Jewish state” has emphasized its Europeanness whenever it has suited it to do so. It has been allowed to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest since 1973, as the Israeli Broadcasting Authority has been a member of the European Broadcasting Union since 1957. Israeli soccer clubs began playing in European competitions in 1991 and Israel became a member of UEFA in 1994. Even more importantly, in the political sphere, Tel Aviv’s recent major political step towards realizing its apparent desire of becoming a fully-fledged European state has passed under the radar of the media.
In March, a delegation from the Likud visited Strasbourg at the invitation of the European Conservatives and Reformists faction in the European Parliament. According to the Jerusalem Post, the delegation explained the Likud’s policies to a group of 15 ECR members of Parliament. The Likud reached an agreement with the ECR that enables it to become one of the ECR’s “regional members,” which allows Likud representatives to attend ECR faction meetings and influence its policies.
You know the British establishment is in full panic mode when not only do they allow President Obama to visit the nation just a month after throwing Cameron “distracted by other things” and his European neighbors under the bus over the collapse of Libya, but, despite 100 members of Parliament signing a letter telling Obama “not to interfere” with Britain’s domestic affairs, The Telegraph prints an Op-Ed in which the lame-duck president lords it over the British citizenry with a veiled threat that should they “his friends” leave Europe, the “special relationship” could be in jeopardy as “now is a time for friends and allies to stick together.”
Just a month ago, Time.com noted that almost 70 years to the day since Winston Churchill immortalized the term in his historic ‘Sinews of Peace’ address, the “special relationship” between the U.K. and U.S. is looking strained once again.