Monday, 2 September 2013



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The special relationship is over. At long last!

We would be saner about our own destiny without this sad dependency on the US

It seems the marriage is in grave trouble. I don’t mean between Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones but between the nations that made them. (Sorry, that’s a bit cheesy I know). The ties that bind the two parties begin to chafe, split the skin, cause discomfort and hurt. On a TAP flight on Saturday night from beautiful Portugal – miserable because the crew were, in turn, prejudiced and rubbish, refusing to provide even a drink of water – a Welsh family gave me their copy ofThe Sun, my first look at the news for a fortnight. Its front page evoked Churchill and Roosevelt, intoned laments and dripped with sorrow. Millions of their readers will grieve, but as many or more will not. They feel as do I, that this arranged marriage is oppressive and unequal. Britain has been the surrendered wife for too long.
To the dismay of laptop warmongers, mistress France is in favour now becauseDavid Cameron didn’t immediately yield to his nation’s overbearing husband. That’s what our PMs do, must apparently do. Only Harold Wilson defied Lyndon Johnson and kept out of Vietnam because public opinion was against that sordid war. Britons today, after the Iraq calamity, are just as suspicious of armed interventions abroad. The horrors Syrians are going through are indescribable. But our rockets and firepower will make an even bigger inferno in that now blighted land. Tony Blair, the most willing spouse of the US, lost the argument. So Cameron, even though he, too, is a US loyalist, may be remembered as the PM who finally released us from that disastrous “special relationship” which began, understandably enough, because of the Second World War and America’s pivotal role in the victory.
Britain’s wartime debt has to end sometime. With our abject collusion, Americans have bases wherever they choose, a thriving weapons-based economy, a free card to detain and torture whomsoever they capture, to claim the planet and commandeer its resources. Guantanamo Bay, built on Cuban land, is the most potent symbol of all that. How long do we simply roll over every time the US wants us to? Wars, as the American comedian George Carlin says, that’s what his nation does best: “We’re not good at anything else now – we’ve got no steel industry, can’t educate our young people, can’t get healthcare for our old people, but we can bomb the shit out of your country, especially if it is full of brown people.” The first and “inspiring” black President turned out to be just another US cowboy, who believes Americans have special God-given rights that are not available to other humans, not even us pathetic Brits. The UK hitched to the US is more hated today by various peoples of the world than it was even when it had its own empire." Continues.

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