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Special Relationship Over? Britain Talks of Boycotting America
FOXNATION ^ | June 13, 2010 | Jonathan Oliver

Posted on 06/13/2010 5:51:49 PM PDT by george76

The special relationship is over. We gave America years of unwavering support after September 11. And now we see how Barack Obama’s administration repays us.

First, Obama declared that America was “neutral” over the sovereignty of the Falklands, ignoring the clear wishes of the islands’ population. And, second, his Assistant Secretary of State, Philip Crowley, snubbed Britain by failing to use their proper name and instead calling them the “Malvinas”.

I don’t know where Obama learned about diplomacy, but his stinks...

Let me be clear: I’m not normally in favour of boycotts, and I love the American people. I holiday in their country regularly, and hate the tedious snobby sneers against the United States. But the American people chose to elect an idiot who seems hell bent on insulting their allies, and something must be done to stop Obama’s reckless foreign policy, before he does the dirty on his allies on every issue.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: antiisrael; enemywithin; islam; muslim; obama; obamadestroysus; obamafailure; obamaimposter; obamanotamerican; security
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To: george76

” First, Obama declared that America was “neutral” over the sovereignty of the Falklands, ignoring the clear wishes of the islands’ population. And, second, his Assistant Secretary of State, Philip Crowley, snubbed Britain by failing to use their proper name and instead calling them the “Malvinas”.”””


Can’t you stupid guys figure out that he hates you???

Malvinas

What a hoot.....


51 posted on 06/14/2010 12:51:32 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: george76

“We gave America years of unwavering support after September 11.”

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No, you gave Western Civilization “unwavering support” after 9/11.

This IS as much YOUR fight as it is ours.


52 posted on 06/14/2010 12:57:13 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: moose2004
....to be fair British colonial rule in many countries was brutal to say the least (Jamaica for example)

Also to be fair, Britain in many colonies

Any questions?

53 posted on 06/14/2010 4:58:21 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: beckysueb; cripplecreek; luvbach1; autumnraine; SampleMan; Caipirabob; DontTreadOnMe2009
but the Brits seem to have very short memories. They were all for us electing Obama before the election.

Actually, we weren't. There are comments of this kind (at least 7 on this thread) every time there's a report from the other side of the Atlantic that the British are unhappy with something the current regime has done or said. But the impression that Obama's election was greeted with unalloyed joy by this entire nation is very wide of the mark, I can assure you. Those who had, to put it at its mildest, doubts, may not have been as loud as the Obama fans and did not, on the whole, have the ear of the media - but there were (and are) plenty of them.

54 posted on 06/14/2010 4:58:50 AM PDT by Winniesboy
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To: Winniesboy

From where I sit it looks like the vast majority of rural people around the globe tend to be conservative.


55 posted on 06/14/2010 5:00:31 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: george76

You Brits would not BE in this mess if you could prove that since Bammy’s pappy was a British Subject his SON was ALSO a British Subject!!


56 posted on 06/14/2010 5:47:14 AM PDT by Nat Turner (Escaped from NY in 1983 and not ever going back....)
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To: Winniesboy

Glad to hear this. I guess your media is like ours. They have an agenda and they ignore the majority. We hear that from Canadians all the time, too. That its not the people, its the media and government that hates us.


57 posted on 06/14/2010 7:31:12 AM PDT by beckysueb (January 20, 2013. When Obama becomes just a skidmark on the panties of American history.)
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To: Winniesboy

I respectfully disagree. I know some were skeptical but others were giddy.


58 posted on 06/14/2010 7:49:13 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: luvbach1

And if many Brits didn’t like the pre-election 0bama (and I will accept that), would they have preferred the successor to the loathed-abroad George Bush?


59 posted on 06/14/2010 7:57:01 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: lentulusgracchus

There is no question that, along with its ills, British colonialism bestowed a positive legacy in many countries as enumerated by entulusgracchus.


60 posted on 06/14/2010 8:08:16 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: george76

Go for it.
Once BHO is out of office, we’ll come beggin’ to restore the “special relationship.” But, until then, we have anti-White, anti-West, crypto-Muslim in the White House and he’s no friend of yours (or ours).


61 posted on 06/14/2010 8:13:21 AM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: george76
I holiday in their country regularly, and hate the tedious snobby sneers against the United States. But the American people chose to elect an idiot who seems hell bent on insulting their allies, and something must be done to stop Obama’s reckless foreign policy, before he does the dirty on his allies on every issue.

To be fair, only half of America voted for the idiot. Maybe if the Brits only boycotted the blue areas :-)

62 posted on 06/14/2010 8:13:23 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I Don't Want Obama to Kick Ass. I WANT HIM TO GET OFF HIS ASS!!!!)
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To: Winniesboy

I’m glad to hear that winniesboy. All I know is the ones with loudspeakers (or ability to write headlines) were rejoicing at Obama. It makes me feel much better to know that all of the UK hasn’t lost it’s mind to political correctness.


63 posted on 06/14/2010 8:24:12 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf aInd dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: george76

But...but...the world was going to WUV us again! Newsweek told me so.


64 posted on 06/14/2010 8:26:51 AM PDT by denydenydeny ("Why should I feed pirates?"--Russian officer off Somalia)
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To: george76

Good. We enough enough effeminate men and skanky women with annoying accents in this country as it is. The Poms can stuff it with their Watneys for all I care. Now if we can only get the creepy old German guys in speedos banned from Miami Beach hotels.


65 posted on 06/14/2010 8:28:26 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: george76

Good. We have enough effeminate men and skanky women with annoying accents in this country as it is. The Poms can stuff it with their Watneys for all I care. Now if we can only get the creepy old German guys in speedos banned from Miami Beach hotels.


66 posted on 06/14/2010 8:29:20 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: luvbach1
I know some were skeptical but others were giddy.

Some were indeed giddy, some were indeed sceptical. But there were others of us again - indeed I suspect the majority - who, while curious and intrigued by the unusual choice, didn't know enough about either the man himself, or U.S. politics in general, to have a strong opinion one way or the other.

67 posted on 06/14/2010 8:43:27 AM PDT by Winniesboy
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To: Winniesboy

Polls showed nearly 75% of Brits favored 0bama in our election. What is true is they didn’t know enough about the man, which is true of almost all who voted for him. But tens of millions saw through him and didn’t like what they saw.


68 posted on 06/14/2010 9:02:40 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: luvbach1

Ah,polls, polls.....Freepers are usually properly sceptical of one-off polls of this kind (how was the question put?...etc...etc), and I would hope that scepticism is applied to this case also. From my own experience at the time I would very much doubt whether the number expressing positive support was remotely as high as 75%.


69 posted on 06/14/2010 9:26:58 AM PDT by Winniesboy
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To: Clemenza

What’s with the ‘poms’? Are you an aussie?


70 posted on 06/14/2010 9:35:50 AM PDT by WilliamTells
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To: WilliamTells

I’ve been using the term “Pom” because I’ve spent way too much time hanging around Australian chat sites, which is a hell of a lot safer than hanging around a men’s room when English “men” are present. ;)


71 posted on 06/14/2010 9:38:23 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: sauropod

read


72 posted on 06/14/2010 9:38:43 AM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: Clemenza

Traumatised by a nasty experience, were you?


73 posted on 06/14/2010 9:40:07 AM PDT by WilliamTells
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To: beckysueb

They certainly were.

I happened to be in the UK on election night. They were estatic.


74 posted on 06/14/2010 9:41:31 AM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: Winniesboy

I said almost 75%. Try 73%


75 posted on 06/14/2010 11:30:57 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: george76

Maybe we conservatives should do what the liberals did after Bush was elected and put up a “We’re Sorry World, We Didn’t Vote for Him” website.


76 posted on 06/14/2010 11:32:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: george76
Hey Brits!


77 posted on 06/14/2010 11:34:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: VeniVidiVici; LucyT; Candor7; neverdem; BIGLOOK; Grampa Dave

78 posted on 06/14/2010 2:22:11 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: CremeSaver

Most British people like America.

Those who post on the net?. Remember empty vessels make the loudest noise.


79 posted on 06/16/2010 1:42:14 AM PDT by the scotsman
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