Source: International Businesss Times
US President Donald Trump's planned visit to Britain in January has reportedly been postponed as the leaders on both sides of the pond find themselves in an escalation of words.
Trump was set to go to the UK for a "working visit" in the New Year to formally open the new US Embassy in London. It was set to be a scaled down version of a state visit with no meeting with the Queen to allow Trump to come to the UK without the potential for mass protests.
Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/donald-trumps-uk-visit-postponed-tensions-theresa-may-rise-over-britain-first-retweets-1649700
Oh! What a shame for us Brits....not
Trump further embarrasses America on Twitter by complaining to woman who is not Prime Minister of En
British people overwhelmingly reject the prejudiced rhetoric of the far right which is the antithesis of the values that this country represents decency, tolerance and respect, a Downing Street spokesman told the BBC. It is wrong for the president to have done this.
Predictably, Trump lashed out at Prime Minister Theresa May, telling her, dont focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine, Trump claimed.
Yet in his haste to defend getting caught spreading fascist propaganda, Trump inadvertently tweeted his reply at somebody other than the Prime Minister.
Theresa May in Bognor...over night celebrity based on a nasty large orange head tweeting her rather than the PM - you couldnt make it up
The unnamed woman, in her 20s, attended a police station in London to report being kidnapped and abused during time she spent in Germany, before arriving in the UK.
While giving a victim statement, she told officers she had entered Britain illegally before being taken to a centre for rape survivors.
She was then arrested on suspicion of illegal entry into the UK and taken into custody.
this is appalling
it is hunky dory
Britain First is having an orgasm of far right wing delight tonight that Trump has given them a global reach for their hatred, Islamaphobia and nasty, all based on hyperbole and nonsense. Ann Coulter who originally re-tweeted their bollocks, was on Channel Four news (UK) tonight claiming that the debunked videos were not fake, and seekers of the truth had to go to somewhere else for the truth because mainstream media is FAKE, blah blah blah.
However Piers Morgan the well known pretend liberal, who in reality, is a sexist, misogynistic, racist wanker who sucks up to the President on a regular basis felt he had to call him out for this latest nasty. You know it is bad when even one his worst enablers on this side of the pond calls him out.
I have a theory that the Brits really won the war for Independence. You see (until recently at least) it seemed that the USA got the right wing religious nut job end of the deal. We sent all the fanatics to the colony and then bingo, independence, jobs a good un' and cheerio old chaps! However it seems I was wrong. Prince Harry getting hitched to a yank is all part of a nefarious plot to take America back! Bwwwaaaahhhhaaaaaaa
Hehehe - want America back? We are far to focused on trying to take Britain back from the 21st Century nationalist nasty
This morning on the way to work I was listening to a BBC radio 4 podcast from a programme called Im sorry I havent a clue. It is a very funny comedy / satire show with some very quick witted individuals on the panel. Anyway, they did a segment called the Presidential Book Club and here is some of the genius they came up with. Books likely to be found in the Presidents library:
The Gropes of Wrath
From Russia with Love
Fantastic Breasts and where to find them
The Book of Moron
The Owl and the Pussy Grabber
A Cockwork Orange
20000 leaks under the CIA
How to become President for Dummies
Can you add to this list of genius??
Gavrons comments were not well received at the time. As is so often the case with race and the royals, far more interesting than these remarks themselves, were the media reactions to them. Some suspected this was merely a clandestine attempt at getting rid of the monarchy, erasing their heritage through interracial marriages. Not so much revolution, as racial dilution.
But we live in times defined also by identity. In recent years, the question of what it means to be British has been weaponised and politicised in new ways. Markle is, on one side of her family, directly descended from the plantation slavery of Americas Deep South - a history with which all of Britains powerful families, including the royals, are inextricably linked. He may not have realised it at the time, but by condemning the press reaction to his relationships with Markle, Prince Harry was aligning himself with those still dealing with the fallout of that history, and its very real legacy today.
If Prince Harry had wanted to find a way to make his role more relevant in modern Britain, he could have done a lot worse. And so while neither the reaction to his engagement to Markle, nor the reaction to the reaction, could ever have been planned, if engagements are meant to bring people together, this one is doing just that.
Really pissing off the racists! LOL
We don't need no pesky experts
We don't need no pesky IQ
I know that democracy means everyone gets a vote, and I am a lover in democracy, but surely democracy means people get given actual FACTS to make their decisions. When did facts become the enemy???
We don't need no pesky truth.
Sarandon, who has taken heat for her previous comments both before the election and after Trump won in 2016, was unapologetic despite what has transpired under the Republican president.
Well, I knew that New York was going to go [for Hillary]. It was probably the easiest place to vote for Stein. Bringing attention to working-class issues is not a luxury, Sarandon explained. People are really hurting; thats how this guy got in. What we should be discussing is not the election, but how we got to the point where Trump was the answer.
Asked about her comment before the election that Clinton was more dangerous than Trump and if she stood by it, Sarandon said she was misquoted but wasnt bothered by the sentiment.
Not exactly, but I dont mind that quote, she stated. I did think she was very, very dangerous. We would still be fracking, we would be at war [if she was president]. It wouldnt be much smoother. Look what happened under Obama that we didnt notice.
Yeah, she ain't hurting - privilege writ large
The ruins of a Roman amphitheatre, Sep 2017 in Alcudia Majorca. Stunning to visit. Actors rather than gladiators and lions here! 250 BCE
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