In Heated Exchange, Israeli Minister Bennett Tells Sky News Editor: ‘We Are Fighting Your War’

Shiryn Ghermezian The Algemeiner 11/2/2014

In a tense exchange on Thursday with Sky News Foreign Affairs Editor Sam Kiley, Israel’s Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said that the Jewish state is on the front lines of the wider international war against terror.

“We are fighting your war, make no mistake,” the minister insisted, adding that if […]

Syria: Outrage is Not a Strategy

Never Go to War without the Support of Your People


Michael Yon Online Magazine 02 September 2013

…With Syria reaching full pitch in 2013, allegations that President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on 21 August against his own people roiled the airwaves.

A year after the Benghazi attack that claimed our Ambassador […]

‘We’ve lost our special place… to the French’

Tom Newton Dunn Political Editor The Sun [UK] 31 August 2013

FRANCE took the place of Britain as America ’ s closest military ally in confronting Syria last night — as deep doubts emerged over whether MPs were right to throw out David Cameron ’ s war plans.



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On May 13, 1940…

Mercury One Facebook 5/13/2013





…Winston Churchill delivered his first speech to the UK Parliament’s House of Commons after he was offered the King’s commission as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, thereby succeeding Neville Chamberlain. The speech has become known as the Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat speech, a reference […]

Fakegate: why the perps should be prosecuted

“Be you never so high, the law is above you.”

Guest post by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Watts Up With That 2/23/2012

…Over tea and scones at the National Liberal Club while Dick was with the Minister, several of us discussed what we call Fakegate – the frauds recently perpetrated to the detriment […]

Margaret Thatcher’s final Q & A in the House of Commons

22 November 2011

On the 22nd November 1990 Margaret Thatcher took questions in the House of Commons for the last time.

The transcript is here.

Unfortunately, the British didn’t heed Mrs. Thatcher’s advice a few weeks earlier when she said, “no, no, no” to a European Union and its policy of single currency. This […]