The referendum result was at least as much a vote against London as it was against Brussels – against those whose expert arrogance made them seem to many to be foreigners here.
EURATOM, WTO quotas, open skies agreements, banks’ ability to lend – all these involve change which it may not be possible to effect by April 2019.
Two cheers for a measure that, though mostly about managing, dividing and taming popular opinion, remains a reforming landmark.
This could be a rare area where the President and Republican legislators are united in pursuit of a common goal.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Since the UK has become a full member of Junker’s military plans, this plunges into doubt whether Brexit does indeed mean Brexit.
Plus: investment increasing, Heseltine declining. Listen to Farage – especially if you disagree with him. And: Activate sounds like dermatological face cream.
No president should be an island. Indeed, no president can afford to be.
Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and the rest are commemorated for one thing and one thing only: attempting to destroy their country in the name of slavery.
The American President got elected by infuriating the liberals, but is incapable of governing by the same means.
Values give real power to people – not symbols. Of all the issues that we face, is this truly one that our Prime Minister should be focusing on?
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
Of course it is not sufficient to condemn violent racism, like that in Charlottesville, because it is unkind. But history teaches us that we must watch for signs of a loss of empathy for others.
Just as with electrical and product safety certifications, there needs to be a standard which is enforced for the software elements of all such products before they can be sold.
The second article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.