[guest post by JVW] Writing today in Powerline, Steven Hayward makes an interesting and apt comparison between the whinging of the left establishment in Britain over the divisive Brexit vote and the ongoing whining of the establishment left in America over the 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision by a divided Supreme Court. Hayward actually […]
(Steven Hayward) We’ve already had plenty of coverage here about the elite left’s unhinged whingeing about the Brexit vote, and I predict the Brexit vote will become for Europolitans what the sainted Citizens United decision is for lefties...Show More Summary
The citizens of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union. In doing so, they have undone a half-millennium of work towards pacifying the most war-torn continent on the planet earth. Europe has always been at war with itself. Show More Summary
To be in the European Union, or not to be? That was the question. After the United Kingdom voted on Thursday to leave the EU, many of its citizens are now turning to poetry to deal with the uncertain aftermath. As a petition callingShow More Summary
The U.K. voted by a small majority to leave the European Union. But what exactly does that mean? In a stunning and historic move, citizens of the United Kingdom voted Thursday to leave the European Union, making it the first countryShow More Summary
It's a tough time for the United Kingdom: 52% of its citizens voted to leave the European Union, plunging the country into economic uncertainty. But in tough times, when democracy is rough, luckily there's the monarchy to inspire hope...Show More Summary
I think we can safely say most of us didn’t see THAT happening. By a narrow margin and defying expectations (even those of the stock market which rallied strongly yesterday), the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. While this post doesn’t address the politics or economics of the situation, it does address [...]
In 2013, then Acting Director of Exempt Organizations at IRS, Lois Lerner, apologized to a room of tax lawyers for the IRS's inappropriate targeting of conservative political groups. Her comments set off a chain of events that would slash IRS funds, fire officials and consider impeachment proceedings for IRS Commissioner Koskinen's actions. Show More Summary
Citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a national referendum to leave the European Union, 52% to 48%. The decision immediately prompted Prime Minister David Cameron, who supported staying in the EU, to announce that he would resign—"The British people have voted to leave the European Union and their will must be respected"—and shocked the financial markets. [ more › ]
US stocks futures dropped dramatically on Friday morning after citizens of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union.
The right-wing German party Alternative for Germany (AfD) welcomed the outcome of the referendum in the United Kingdom, regarding it as a chance to transform the bloc to make it better suited to the people, chairman of Berlin AfD branch Georg Pazderski told Sputnik on Friday.
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's remarks to the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, will come just weeks after a Supreme Court ruling blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plans. The decisionShow More Summary
Carrie Levine of CPI writes for Politico magazine. Earlier I wrote this Atlantic piece about the soft money case. … Continue reading ?
British citizens will vote Thursday on whether to leave or remain in the European Union. Prediction markets are estimating that voters in the United Kingdom have a 25 percent likelihood of deciding in favor of a British exit from the E.U. — or Brexit — and a 75 percent likelihood of opting to remain in the E.U. Meanwhile, the HuffingtonPost […]
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life’s Global Outreach program (MCCL GO) addressed a session of the United Nation’s Human Rights Council today in Geneva. Mary Langlois, representing the organization, made the case that legalized abortion is not necessary to ensure women’s health and is not required under international law. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Sonia Sotomayor wrote one of the strongest defenses of the Fourth Amendment and the underlying relationship between citizen and state it implies in the United States Reports. Unfortunately, despite an 8-person court it was written in dissent, because Stephen Breyer is to the right of the Utah Supreme Court on the Fourth Amendment: Indeed, […]
A total of 45 percent of UK citizens would vote for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union while 44 percent would vote for Brexit, a new poll showed Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump apparently wants to institute something akin to Jim Crow discrimination against Muslims, including those who are citizens of the United States. Is this what the Republican Party wants as well? What’s your opinion about legalized religious bigotry, House Speaker Paul Ryan? How about you, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Do Republican [...]Show More Summary
by Charles Mudede Why the most progressive leftist to run the UK's Labor Party in years, Jeremy Corbyn, has to side with the market and Conservative Party on Brexit. Twocoms/shutterstock.com In a few days, the citizens of the United Kingdom will vote on whether to stay or leave the European Union. Show More Summary
The authorities in the United States are considering measures in response to a possible vote by UK citizens this week to leave the European Union, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a briefing on Monday.