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When Sir Kim Darroch’s secret cable to London was leaked to the Daily Mail, wherein he called the Trump administration “dysfunctional … unpredictable … faction-riven … diplomatically clumsy and inept,” the odds on his survival as U.K. ambassador plummeted.

When President Donald Trump’s tweeted retort called Darroch “wacky,” a “stupid guy” and “pompous fool” who had been “foisted on the US,” the countdown to the end began.

The fatal blow came when, in a debate with his rival for prime minister, Boris Johnson, who will likely replace Theresa May before the end of July, left Darroch twisting in the wind.

All in all, a bad week for the British Foreign Office when one of its principle diplomats is virtually declared persona non grata in country that is Great Britain’s foremost ally. All the goodwill from Trump’s state visit in June was torched in 72 hours.

Still, Darroch’s departure is far from the most egregious or grave episode of a leaked missive in U.S. diplomatic history.

In December 1897, Spanish ambassador Enrique Dupuy de Lome sent a letter to a friend in Cuba describing President William McKinley as “weak and catering to the rabble … a low politician who desires … to stand well with the jingos of his party.”

The De Lome letter fell into the hands of Cuban rebels who ensured that it was leaked to the U.S. Secretary of State. New York Journal owner William Randolph Hearst published the letter, Feb. 9, 1898, under the flaming headline: “Worst Insult to the United States in Its History.”

Americans were outraged, McKinley demanded an apology, the Spanish ambassador resigned. Coming six days before the battleship USS Maine blew up in Havana harbor, the De Lome letter helped to push America into a war with Spain that McKinley had not wanted.

On March 1, 1917, U.S. headlines erupted with news of a secret cable from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to his minister in Mexico City. The minister was instructed to offer Mexico a return of “lost territories in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona,” should war break out with the United States and Mexico enter the war on the side of Germany.

British intelligence had intercepted the “Zimmermann telegram” and helpfully made it public. Americans were enraged. Six weeks later, we were at war with the Kaiser’s Germany.

Sir Kim’s cable, which caused his resignation, was not of that caliber. Yet the “special relationship” between the United States and Great Britain is no longer what it was during the 20th century.

Back in the 19th century, there was no special relationship, but almost a special hostility. The U.S. declared war on Great Britain in 1812, and the British arrived in 1814 to burn down the Capitol and the White House and all the major public buildings in the city.

Gen. Andrew Jackson settled accounts in New Orleans in 1815.

During the war of 1861-1865, the British tilted to the Confederacy and built the legendary raider CSS Alabama that wrought devastation on Union shipping before being sunk off Cherbourg in 1864.

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We almost went to war with Britain in 1895, when Grover Cleveland and Secretary of State Richard Olney brashly intruded in a border dispute between British Guiana and Venezuela, and Lord Salisbury told us to butt out. “I rather hope that the fight will come soon,” yelped Theodore Roosevelt.

Cooler heads prevailed and Britain’s Arthur Balfour said the time would come when a statesman even greater than Monroe “will lay down the doctrine that between English-speaking peoples, war is impossible.”

So it came to be in the 20th century.

In 1917 and 1941, America came to the rescue of a Britain which had declared war, first on the Kaiser’s Germany, and then on Hitler’s. During 45 years of the Cold War, America had no stronger or more reliable ally.

But the world has changed in the post-Cold War era, and even more for Britain than for the United States.

Among London’s elites today, many see their future in the EU. U.S. trade with Britain is far less than U.S. trade with Canada, Mexico, China or Japan. Britain’s economy is a diminished share of the world economy. The British Empire upon which the sun never set, holding a fifth of the world’s territory and people, has been history for over half a century. The U.S. population is now five times that of Great Britain. And London is as much a Third World city as it is an English city.

Scores of thousands of Americans and Brits are no longer standing together on the Elbe river across from the Red Army, an army that no longer exists, as the Soviet Empire and the Soviet Union no longer exist.

Yet, in terms of language, culture, ethnicity, history, geography, America has no more natural ally across the sea. And the unfortunate circumstances of Sir Kim’s departure do not cancel out that American interest.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

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  1. Britain not exactly a secure ally:

  2. …America has no more natural ally across the sea.

    “Natural ally” as in two (war) addicts sharing the same crack den.

    • Agree: animalogic, anon19
    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldian
  3. nickels says:

    Good riddance to the sick limeys.

  4. Rurik says:

    Kim’s departure do not cancel out that American interest.

    (I made sure I left out the laughable and ludicrous title)

    But his departure in any case, is hilarious. The British aristocracy today are a den of pedophiles and corrupt, war mongering scum.

    If there was a shed of decency in England, Tony Blair would be in a cage, every member of the BBC who facilitated Jimmy Savil’s serial predations would be in a cage. And the person who handed the scrip for the controlled demolition of building seven to the BBC journalist, would be interrogated to the n’th, to find out who knew and how.

    But instead that rotting nation is busy jailing a young man for calling attention to serial gang rape of England’s school girls, while the pedophile elites are busy trying to figure out how to tell the British people that the ruse of “democracy’ has been a charade all along, and that they’re not going to get their precious Brexit, because their feudal lords at the ((ECB)) would consider that inconvenient.

    not cancel out that American interest

    “American interest”, eh?

    What pray might that possibly be? What even, is an American?

    If you arrive here illegally, and step foot on the soil, many Americans, (obviously most of the Democrats) consider you an American in better standing than the citizens whose ancestors have lived in these lands and fought in her wars, for untold generations.

    So if there’s really no such thing as an American, and the courts have decided that the Constitution applies to every person on the planet, then cyphering who exactly is an American, when all 7+ billion people in the world are, is a tricky thing.

    And as for that elusive “American interest”, it seems that too is a conundrum.

    Are the Eternal Wars, an American interest?

    Were the bank bailouts, an American interest? Or a Wall Street, international finance – interest.

    Those are the things the American tax-slave is forced to shovel trillions of dollars out for, but I hardly see how doing so serves the American people whatsoever. Indeed, quite the contrary.

    For decades now, the snakes holed up in DC and London- are the greatest enemies the American people have ever known.

    Ironically, if I were to scan the horizon for a nation who’s principles actually are aligned with that of the American people, vs. our enemies in DC and London, I’d have to say that it’s Putin’s Russia that fills that ticket.

    The only nation on the planet were our most heroic and iconic American patriot had to flee for his life to, to escape torture and death by our enemies in DC. When he tried to point out that our government is a den of traitorous scoundrels.

    Russia is the only nation that has reined in the most recent catastrophic follies in our Eternal Wars for Israel.

    Were it not for Russia, many more thousands of our young men and women would have perished by now in myriad wars in the Middle East to bolster Israel.

    And many more trillions of dollars would have been borrowed to that end, all on the leger for the children and grandchildren of the American people.

    Russia is the actual American people’s most unlikely ally, in spite of “our” elites.

    Britain is a rotting carcass of a once great empire. But like the ZUS, it allowed itself to be ‘Jewed’, and so now it’s dying a humiliating and ignoble death.

    If there’s any lesson to all of this, it is don’t go the way of England, and allow the perfidy of your elites, to abase your nation’s future to it’s most intractable enemy.

    • Agree: Charles_Martel
  5. Begemot says:

    Britain an ally? Not since the end of WW2, I think. In Orwell’s “1984” the island of Great Britain is called Airstrip One. Orwell understood, I think, that Britain had become a mere vassal of the “cousins” across The Pond. At best Britain is a remora to the American shark, gobbling tidbits that escape the American maw.

    • Replies: @SeekerofthePresence
  6. annamaria says:
    @Rurik

    Amazing analysis and conclusions. Thank you.

    • Agree: SeekerofthePresence
    • Replies: @Rurik
  7. I don’t think that Britain ever was an ally. It, like the parasite known as Israel, has long squeezed Uncle Sucker for everything it could snatch.

    Common language, culture, banking mafiosi, pedophiles etc., etc., blah, blah blah, notwithstanding, to hell with the SoBs. And they can stuff their Rhodes “scholars,” too.

    • Replies: @anon19
  8. There is no such thing as a “natural ally.” And I sure as hell don’t want a country that is letting the Mohammedans and perverts take over, as an ally. Let ’em stew in their own nasty juice.

  9. Miro23 says:

    Yet, in terms of language, culture, ethnicity, history, geography, America has no more natural ally across the sea. And the unfortunate circumstances of Sir Kim’s departure do not cancel out that American interest.

    I would say, that since the 1970’s, the US and the UK have been fast going down together. They have both lost their identity.

    They are the ideological centers Neoliberalism, de-industrialization, outsourcing, multiculturalism, political correctness and SJWism, and both have disconnected extractive elites. It’s an Anglo-Jewish thing that’s also pulling down Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

    • Agree: NoseytheDuke
    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @Reg Cæsar
  10. Miro23 says:
    @Miro23

    And the world capitals of the Zio-Glob are New York, Washington, London, Paris and Tel Aviv.

    For example, they orchestrated the destruction of the Middle East, and are currently maneuvering for the destruction of Iran, and they’re the ones facing off against Russia and China

    Russia and China are outside their orbit, and are pushing back in places like Syria and Venezuela , and R&C are looking at economic alternatives to the dollar reserve currency and international payments through SWIFT.

    I would expect currently neutral border zones to pull away from the West. Eastern Europe towards Russia and Japan and SE Asia towards China.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  11. NYMOM says:

    I guess Churchill was corrrect when he said “there are no permanent allies, only permanent interests” or something to that effect…

    I think, at this point, we might be better off looking to a newly re-constructed Russia as an ally than an ailing Great Britian which seems to be falling apart at the seams.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  12. Anglo-American ‘natural alliance’? The alliance of these two countries has seriously weakened the traditional constitution of both countries. I take the view that W.S. Churchill has much to answer for. It was he, more than anyone, who undermined the traditional policy of both countries. Prior to Pearl Harbour, and in spite of America’s entry into the First War, the vast majority of Americans still held to the advise of outgoing president Washington when he said: ‘let us trade, with all nations, and by all means. But let it stop at that’. No European wars is what Washington meant. Churchill did everything he could to undermine this policy but as he did, he also subverted Great Britain’s old policy. Palmerston said that British policy was predicated upon permanent interests not permanent allies – or enemies for that matter. Since the Second War Britain has become a dog on a leash, nothing more. Churchill did what he did to save the empire, not England; he really lost both. But the worst loss of all was the American republic that in the post war period grasped after universal empire and destroyed itself in the process. The alliance in question is good for bankers in New York and London. But as for the rest of us .. not so much.

  13. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:

    Quite a thread so far — Mr. Buchanan seems to be losing his touch, at least with this readership. People who can read and think critically see through threadbare, cliché propaganda like “natural ally,” and using “we” and “our” in reference to their rulers.

    Oh, and I enjoyed “principle diplomats.” Top intern at Cape Cod this week?

    • LOL: SafeNow, Bubba
  14. @SeekerofthePresence

    I could never understand widespread sympathy for Jesse character. I mean, guy is OK, but…

  15. There are strong ethnic and cultural links between Britain and the United States. But, as Patrick Buchanan points out, these factors did not prevent conflict between the two. What forms relationships are interests. They cut across all apparently unifying principles: family, kin, nation, religion, ideology, politics – everything. The ‘Zimmerman Telegram’ was a decisive factor in the US joining the First World War, its implications so vital to core American interests.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

  16. bob sykes says:

    The US is an anomaly in the so-called Anglosphere. It is the only Anglophone country that defends freedom of speech and freedom of the press. In the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, people are routinely imprisoned for hate speech. A black minister was recently arrested in London for reading the King James Bible on a street corner. The press is routinely censored in all those countries.

    Christianity is under heavy assault in UK/AU/CA/NZ, and Islam is given preferential treatment in UK. The Muslim sex-grooming gangs were and are protected by the British police.

    And only the US recognizes the right to bear and keep arms.

    We have literally nothing in common with UK/AU/CA/NZ, and we should stop the idea that there is a special relationship with any of them. There isn’t.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  17. The email was leaked on orders of the Foreign Office (SIS.)
    It’s purpose is irrelevant to U.S interests. It’s about UK politics and the establishment controlling intra party shenanigans.

    Very entertaining!!

  18. Jason HT says:

    Thank you, Bardon for mentioning Tommy Robinson. His name should be on the lips of all English and Americans who care about a citizen’s rights to criticize his government. The British govenment’s craven approach to the Islamist problem sickens me and should be remembered when members of the American government call for criminal action against “hate speech”.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  19. Sean says:

    The U.S. declared war on Great Britain in 1812,

    When the UK just happened to be at war with the military titan that was Napoleonic France.

    British arrived in 1814 to burn down the Capitol and the White House and all the major public buildings in the city.

    Yes the French had treacherously declared peace.

    Gen. Andrew Jackson settled accounts in New Orleans in 1815.

    They started wanting to conquer Canada, and ended up settling for New Orleans. But the elite units of the British army being in Canada by that time maybe gave Napoleon ideas, it certainly gave him a great chance of winning the Battle of Waterloo. How Madison must have savoured the slaughter.

  20. We have had no moral reason to continue our special relationship with the UK since arch-villain, Sir Tony Blair, turned it into The Caliphate of Albion.

    The countries of Churchill and Thatcher and of Reagan and Kennedy(JFK) are dead. Time to stop fashioning international policies and programs according to historical realities that ended at least a generation ago.

  21. America has no more natural ally across the sea. And the unfortunate circumstances of Sir Kim’s departure do not cancel out that American interest.

    ‘Special relationship’ is shorthand for the British ruling class trying to manipulate U.S. foreign policy, much like Zionists today.

    The Monroe Doctrine was essentially British Foreign Minister George Canning’s idea while Scottish-born Canadian spy William Stephenson undermined American isolationists during WWII.

    Selling War: The British Propaganda Campaign Against American “Neutrality” in World War II by Nicholas J. Cull is a good read. Equally insightful is this 1975 interview of Sir Oswald Mosley who was against the Polish guarantee.

  22. @Miro23

    Speaking of alternatives to SWIFT and related financial systems: Russian banks need to make all types of accounts, as well as credit and debit cards, available in the West (if allowed to do so!).

    Our family would gladly ditch one of our US banks and try a Russian alternative.

  23. Alan says:

    Given examples are fake. It was American forces who covertly destroyed the USS Maine in order to start a war with Spain for territorial control. The Zimmermann letter was created by British Intelligence as a means of helping America into a war it’s people didn’t want to be a part of. Britain didn’t tilt towards the confederacy it hedged it’s bets with both sides in order to exploit the civil war for it’s own gain. It’s easy to alter history to suit an argument. There is no special relationship, just many touch points for mutual exploitation at the expense of their respective populations.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  24. NYMOM says:

    Does anyone know how do you make a one-time contribution to Pat?

    I am on a fixed income (retired) so I can’t do a monthly contribution; but I would like to give him a little something to help him continue his good work…

  25. Truth3 says:

    Pat should know better.

    The Jews that control both countries are all one.

  26. conatus says:

    We go on about our greatest defense is our Military when really it is the Atlantic and Pacific.
    We could have stayed out of both World War One and Two but then what would the history books write about? Wilson wanted to be a hero(with other men’s lives) and the same with FDR.
    If we had stayed out of WW1 it would have ended sooner with Britain taking a proper bow to Germany, the new continental power and that would have been it. No Hitler, no WW2, no YT guilt.
    But no, War is a a force that gives us meaning(Hedges) and gives Presidents chapters in history books. So Wilson was more than amenable to Anglo entreaties for the US to come in on their side.
    Then the seven months of starvation blockade and then the ruinous Treaty of Versailles.

    Starving Hans and Franz were age 5 in 1918 and 25 in 1938 and out for vengeance. In WW2 ex President Hoover said, FDR convinced Britain to ruin herself for his own chapter in the history books(with other men’s lives).

    Herbert Hoover p. 818 in his long history of the Second World War ‘Freedom Betrayed’
    said Kennedy, the Ambassador to Great Britain, told Hoover that FDR lobbied incessantly for Britain to give a war guarantee to Poland, thus steeling the Polish resolve and causing Britain to be drawn into a war that would lose its Empire.

    “Kennedy said that after the Germans had occupied Prague and the great cry of appeasement had sprung up in the world and after the Germans had pressed their demands for Danzig and an passage through the Corridor, that Roosevelt and Bullitt were the major factors in the British making their guarantees to Poland and becoming involved in the war. Kennedy said that Bullitt, under instructions from Roosevelt, was constantly urging the Poles not to make terms with the Germans and that he Kennedy, under instructions from Roosevelt, was constantly urging the British to make guarantees to the Poles. Kennedy said he had received a cable from Roosevelt to “put a poker up Chamberlain’s back and make him stand up.” Kennedy saw Chamberlain on numerous occasions, urging him in Roosevelt’s name to do all this with the implication that the United States would give the British support. He said that after Chamberlain had given these guarantees, Chamberlain told him(Kennedy) that he hoped the Americans and the Jews would now be satisfied but that he(Chamberlain) felt that he had signed the doom of civilization.”

    • Replies: @PeterMX
  27. PeterMX says:

    Pat didn’t mention the USA’s announcement the other day, something to the affect that it would not standby while the British government’s “anti-Semitism” existed. The insult was directed at Corbyn and the Labor Party, which is currently not in power. Clearly, Britain’s and the USA’s “special relation ship” (an expression I don’t think I have heard since 1he 1980’s) is no match for the USA’s “most important ally”, Israel. That a very small country that has been such a drain on American resources could be its “most important ally” is amazing. No wonder the USA is dead broke for over 20 trillion dollars.

  28. PeterMX says:
    @conatus

    These facts are crucial to understanding WW II, but they are completely ignored because they mention the Jews as instigators in the war, a fact that is completely ignored by all “acceptable” books on WW II. It supports what Lindbergh said about Jews in the 1930’s and it belies the claim made everywhere that Jews were only victims of WW II and had nothing whatsoever to do with starting the war and suggesting otherwise is a horrible “anti-Semitic” lie. We live in a world of lies, particularly when it comes to Jews.

  29. @Rurik

    The British aristocracy today are a den of pedophiles and corrupt, war mongering scum.

    Do not confuse the “titled” with the aristocracy. Dimwits like Darroch receive their “Sir” by being put on the “Honours list” by politicians. The titles are not hereditary. There may well be pedophiles and war mongering scum among the aristocracy, just as there are in every “elite”. However, note that “Sir” Jimmie Savile and “Lord” Janner who were at the centre of the pedophile scandal did not have hereditary titles, they were “life peers”. Titled elites – yes, aristocrats – no.

    One reason the treasonous POS Blair passed legislation to do away with the hereditary seats in the House of Lords, is that they, as the real aristocracy, opposed most of the “New Labour” agenda, and often asked embarrassing questions.

    • Agree: Miro23
    • Replies: @foolisholdman
  30. Rurik says:

    the real aristocracy, opposed most of the “New Labour” agenda, and often asked embarrassing questions

    All I see is an England descending into ignoble madness.

    School girls are gang raped by middle aged immigrant men, and anyone who complains is shouted down as a ‘racist’.

    What kind of emasculated society tolerates such wanton evil?

    And now they’ve just sent some bloke who was pointing it out, to prison for his trouble.

    The political correctness in England is viscerally nauseating.

    Enoch Powell was right, and Britain is “busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre,” to the cowardly silence of its self-castrated ‘men’.

    If there was an aristocrat left in England with a drop of the blood of Lion-heart running in his veins, he’d back someone like Nigel Farage with all he was worth.

    Instead, all I hear is cowardly crickets from that lot.

    • Agree: Bardon Kaldian, TTSSYF
    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @Gordo
  31. Virgile says:

    Outside the EU, the UK will be on its own and fairly isolated. That makes it the best ally and prey for the USA. The UK will offer to act an USA agent in the region, a sort of christian Israel.
    Happy to free themselves from the EU diktat, the British will soon discover that they are getting the diktat now from the USA and Israel. Good luck!

    • Replies: @Swede55
    , @Miro23
  32. The “natural allies” hatch their next diabolical war:

  33. Swede55 says:
    @Virgile

    Post Christian you mean.

  34. Now that Trump has his state visit out of the way and has had afternoon tea with the Queen, there is nothing to stop him turning on the UK like a rabid dog. The leaked diplomatic cables said nothing that anybody who reads a newspaper didn’t already know, and clearly the ‘outrage’ is fake.

    Darroch was a bright young man who grew up in public housing and made a success of his career. He will retire a little earlier than expected, but will no doubt benefit from speaking fees, publishing his memoirs, etc. with much more name recognition that he would otherwise have had. He will probably be glad to get out of steamy Washington early.

  35. SafeNow says:

    Recently my young endodontist was only able to find one root out of three. I quipped, “So, like the Ancient Mariner, you stoppeth one of three.” Well, he didn’t know the quote, or the poem, and hadn’t heard of Coleridge. (I was diplomatic and said something like That’s okay and understandable — you science guys, with all your tough labs, didn’t have time for English literature.) The literary canon has been “refreshed,” as they say at Harvard. Say goodbye to another aspect of the common culture.

  36. dfordoom says: • Website
    @NYMOM

    I guess Churchill was corrrect when he said “there are no permanent allies, only permanent interests” or something to that effect…

    I think you’ll find that that was Lord Palmerston.

  37. dfordoom says: • Website
    @bob sykes

    We have literally nothing in common with UK/AU/CA/NZ, and we should stop the idea that there is a special relationship with any of them. There isn’t.

    I agree.

    To be honest Britain and the U.S. never did have any interests in common. The U.S. saw Britain as an economic and imperial rival to be destroyed or neutered. They chose neutering.

    Not that the destruction of Britain as a great power bothers me. The British were responsible for doing an immense amount of harm.

    The same applies to the Australia-U.S. “alliance” – two nations with zero interests in common. To the extent that Australia has a natural ally it’s China.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  38. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Jason HT

    Thank you, Bardon for mentioning Tommy Robinson. His name should be on the lips of all English and Americans who care about a citizen’s rights to criticize his government.

    Tommy Robinson has been a courageous defender of LGBT degeneracy. And he cares more about Israel than Britain.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  39. anon19 says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    America would be happier if it was like Switzerland.

    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @RadicalCenter
  40. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Alan

    It was American forces who covertly destroyed the USS Maine in order to start a war with Spain for territorial control.

    Is there any actual evidence for that?

  41. Miro23 says:
    @Rurik

    The political correctness in England is viscerally nauseating.

    It’s something to see the way the UK media push homosexuality, blacks and radical feminism. Until now the attitude was “It’s only entertainment” but it’s becoming seriously weird, with obligatory gender reversal (women in male roles), obligatory ethnic abasement (Blacks good Whites bad), and centre piece homosexuality.

    It’s elite SJW flag waving along the line of “Look what a Progressive, Modern and Caring person I am” and it’s so embedded that they’d probably hold their views while they’re being raped, robbed and murdered.

    Reality does have a way or reasserting itself. Example, the camping trip of those two happy and attractive Scandinavian SJW girls in the wilds of Morocco’s Atlas mountains.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
    , @Rurik
  42. Gordo says:
    @Rurik

    Sadly, I agree with what you say.

  43. Gordo says:
    @Rurik

    All I see is an England descending into ignoble madness.

    School girls are gang raped by middle aged immigrant men, and anyone who complains is shouted down as a ‘racist’.

    What kind of emasculated society tolerates such wanton evil?

    And now they’ve just sent some bloke who was pointing it out, to prison for his trouble.

    The political correctness in England is viscerally nauseating.

    Enoch Powell was right, and Britain is “busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre,” to the cowardly silence of its self-castrated ‘men’.

    All true.

  44. Miro23 says:
    @Virgile

    Outside the EU, the UK will be on its own and fairly isolated. That makes it the best ally and prey for the USA. The UK will offer to act an USA agent in the region, a sort of Christian Israel.

    The biggest mistake ever, will be for the UK to look for salvation with the United States (Greater Israel).

    The UK’s future is obviously with Europe – not necessarily as part of the EU but with friendly, positive and respectful relations like Norway or Switzerland.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  45. Miro23 says:
    @dfordoom

    The same applies to the Australia-U.S. “alliance” – two nations with zero interests in common. To the extent that Australia has a natural ally it’s China.

    To the extent that Australia has a natural ally it looks like nobody. There’s a distant link to the UK, but it’s irrelevant since they’re on the other side of the world, and who in the UK would seriously do anything for Australia?

  46. Gordo says:

    All in all, a bad week for the British Foreign Office when one of its principle diplomats is virtually declared persona non grata

    principal

    Oh and our Foreign Secretary, Boris, was a US citizen until 2016, no-one cared, if your IRS hadn’t started asking him questions about his tax returns he would still be a US citizen. Our elites and yours get on great together.

    The divide is between the elites on one hand and the peoples on the other.

  47. Miro23 says:
    @anon19

    America would be happier if it was like Switzerland.

    No it wouldn’t. Being a Swiss citizen is really hard work. A high level of obligatory citizen participation, local voting, studying issues, military service etc. etc.

    How do you get from A to B? It’s the difference between some of the world’s most lazy and disconnected citizens and some of the world’s most connected, active and responsible ones.

  48. anon[315] • Disclaimer says:

    Demographically, the two countries are diverging, so yes. They will diverge politically in time as well. Despite the “shared values nonsense”, shared culture and shared ethnicity are the cornerstones of partnership. You would think this would be obvious, but apparently not. Also, the UK has been heavily polluted by Leftist propaganda originating in the US, so that’s not helping. The UK can absorb many years worth of mass immigration before they realize their mistake; in the mean time, they’ll go full police state. Until the day of reckoning (fast approaching for the US), they’ll go extreme left and wallow in anti-white virtue signalling, which is basically the platforms of both Labour and the SNP at this point…and the conservatives desperate to keep up.

  49. Wherever Brits are headed they have little choice.

    The Queen’s subjects have no firearms or free speech.

  50. @Miro23

    Look, whatever

    He’s right if he simply means that America was happier before we became a meddlesome nation

  51. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Miro23

    It’s something to see the way the UK media push homosexuality, blacks and radical feminism.

    It’s elite SJW flag waving along the line of “Look what a Progressive, Modern and Caring person I am”

    It simply reflects the knee-jerk loathing of the British establishment for ordinary Britons and the values of ordinary Britons. And, to a very very large extent, the British establishment’s loathing of the working class.

    The explanation for the madness that has destroyed Britain is pure class hatred.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  52. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Miro23

    The biggest mistake ever, will be for the UK to look for salvation with the United States

    Agreed. But that’s the path they are most likely to follow.

    The UK’s future is obviously with Europe – not necessarily as part of the EU but with friendly, positive and respectful relations like Norway or Switzerland.

    If the UK has a future it depends on friendly, positive and respectful relations with Russia.

    But that’s the path they are least likely to follow.

  53. Miro23 says:
    @dfordoom

    It’s something to see the way the UK media push homosexuality, blacks and radical feminism.

    It’s elite SJW flag waving along the line of “Look what a Progressive, Modern and Caring person I am”

    It simply reflects the knee-jerk loathing of the British establishment for ordinary Britons and the values of ordinary Britons. And, to a very large extent, the British establishment’s loathing of the working class.

    The explanation for the madness that has destroyed Britain is pure class hatred.

    Yes and no. The British SJW world has become very finely tuned. It’s been in power in the UK for decades, with the prime exponent being the BBC. Their very successful TV series “Killing Eve” is a good example. It’s a stylish, exciting and well made production that normalizes the whole SJW package.

    The heroines of our Weimar Britain are multiethnic, multicultural, men hating, 007 type lesbians, and the bad guys are stereotypical respectable upper middle class British Anglo types (in league with Russia). The class hatred is directed at this traditional Anglo managerial class rather than the working class, and IMO it’s a classic piece of propaganda pushing international SJW Counterculture vs. UK Nationalism and Socialism. The British working class are ignored, but they belong in the Nationalism/Socialism camp, while still appreciating a glitzy and entertaining TV production.

    Decadent Weimar Germany was also known for its wild parties, multiculturalism and over the top sexual entertainment.

  54. Hillbob says:

    Yeah all right. In a pincer movement to further fuck up the world they have so massively fucked up already

  55. So! Sir Kim, joins the ranks of Julian, Chelsea & Edward in being punished for telling the truth. How ironic! Maybe it will catch on?

  56. Miro23 says:

    The British are totally sick of the US gift of Meghan Markel + her celebrity culture + stupid Prince Harry.

    Beyoncé honoured Meghan at the BRIT Awards in February, and shared a tribute to her on her website during Black History Month.

    As part of her message, she wrote: ‘Meghan brought many Black traditions to her Royal Wedding including a Chicago-based Black pastor, an amazing gospel choir, and a young Black cellist.

    ‘At the wedding her culture was front and center, and she and Prince Harry have continued to push the race relations dialogue forward both near and far.’

    Meghan’s make-up artist Daniel Martin said the duchess had seen the Brit awards painting and sent him big eye emojis in response.

    Harry and Meghan are taking baby Archie to South Africa in the autumn, and the duke will go on to carry out solo visits to Angola, Malawi and Botswana.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  57. @Curmudgeon

    Dimwits like Darroch

    Saying what he said about Trump and his entourage is “dimwitted”? Really? Are you sure?

  58. APilgrim says:

    The Brits lost their country, to the Globalists, but are TRYING to recover.

    The Globalists are existential enemies of Americans & the British People.

    President Trump has hobbled the Globalists, @ home & abroad.

    • LOL: NoseytheDuke, bluedog
  59. anonymous[247] • Disclaimer says:
    @dfordoom

    Quite probably because he is a closet case. Most whitrash supremacists are (reminds me of that middle aged character in American Beauty). It is a psychological coping mechanism to mask their deep-seated self-loathing and humiliation. This should also explain their rabid Islamophobia. 😀

  60. @Miro23

    I would say, that since the 1970’s, the US and the UK have been fast going down together. They have both lost their identity.

    Aren’t police lineups known as “identity parades” in the UK?

  61. Antonius says:
    @Rurik

    And now this
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7248059/Lion-London-Bridge-denied-compensation-injuries-criminal-record.html
    He was not woke
    So he has no hope
    Of getting a proles due
    And was condemned to rue
    The day he stood firm
    For the men and women
    Of old blighty

  62. @anon19

    Populated overwhelmingly by German, French, and Italian people? I agree.

  63. @Miro23

    Is it off topic to ask whether the British mind her dressing like a hooker?

  64. Rurik says:
    @Miro23

    ..it’s becoming seriously weird, with obligatory gender reversal (women in male roles), obligatory ethnic abasement (Blacks good Whites bad), and centre piece homosexuality.

    It’s elite SJW flag waving along the line of “Look what a Progressive, Modern and Caring person I am” and it’s so embedded that they’d probably hold their views while they’re being raped, robbed and murdered.

    https://dailycaller.com/2016/04/06/leftist-norwegian-politician-gets-raped-by-somalian-begs-for-him-not-to-be-deported/

    When you contemplate the potentials of our lives, when we have positive self-esteem, and a healthy self-image; we can accomplish amazing things. If our minds and souls are healthy and we love our people, as all people should.

    But if you’re indoctrinated from childhood to despise yourself and despise your people, as evil and guilty and ‘racist’, because Norway is somewhat better off than Somalia, then that seed of rot will permeate your entire life, and snuff out any possibilities you have for achieving great things.

    It is for a reason the people of the West are barraged with endless hysteria about their ‘racism’ and ‘crimes’, and how vile they are for making other people feel bad about themselves by comparison.

    That man was not just raped, but “brutally raped”. Like that ten year old boy in Austria. Brutally raped.

    And yet we in the West are supposed to accept such things as proper comeuppance for all our ‘guilt’.

    Every high school student in the West should be required to read and study the Protocols, (forgery or not) to get just a glimmer for how much ((they)) hate your goyim arse with the passion of a thousand exploding supernovas.

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