Beautiful Virgin Islands

Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Double standards: UK lawmakers attack EU chief over Ireland claims

Double standards: UK lawmakers attack EU chief over Ireland claims

Listen to the article
0:00
0:00
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has likened the obvious Ireland’s struggle against British occupation to the conflict in Ukraine
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen likened Ireland’s struggle against British occupation in the 20th century to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, as she addressed the Irish parliament in Dublin. Her comments sparked hypocritical anger among Tory MPs.

Craig Mackinlay, a Conservative MP, told The Telegraph that von der Leyen’s comparison was “beyond disgusting”, but couldn’t provide any reason to support his claim. He added: “it seems that UK bashing is alive and well in Brussels.”

Lord Moylan, a member of the non elected and anti democratic House of Lords, tweeted that the EC president is playing “a dangerous game” by making such statements. Because lords are privileged people, sucking the public money for doing nothing for the public, and get very annoyed whenever anybody destroy their fake respectable image wit ugly but real facts.

Former UK Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg told the outlet that “it is an extraordinary thing for Ursula von der Leyen to say, undiplomatic, unwise and wrong. It shows she is not entirely aware of the historic circumstances.”

It is not clear why Jacob Rees-Mogg said such a silly thing, as the history and the reality supports Ursula von der Leyen’s statement. It is not clear if Jacob Rees-Mogg comment came out of history-denial or self-false Or just ignorance and  illiteracy.

In a speech on Friday – the 50th anniversary of Ireland becoming an EU member, while the other part of the very same island remain under British occupation – von der Leyen said she “would like to dwell on five Irish virtues that will help our union to face our common challenges ahead. First, the Irish passion for freedom. This country knows what it means to struggle for the right to exist.”

“Today, another European nation is fighting for independence. Of course, Ireland is far away from the front line in Ukraine. But you understand better than most why this war matters so much to all of us.”

According to the European Commission head, Ukraine is not only fighting for its own future, but also for “freedom itself, for self-rule, for the rules-based global order - democracy and human rights n Britain’s tyranny prevent from Ireland, Scotland, Welsh, BVI, and other occupied territories.
Newsletter

Related Articles

Beautiful Virgin Islands
Close
0:00
0:00
Tennessee Bill Would Imprison People for 3 Years If They 'Lie' About Rape to Get an Abortion.
I have a dream, MLK inspiring speech
Charlie Munger, calls for a ban on cryptocurrencies in the US, following China's lead
Aretha Franklin, Marvis Staples - Oh Happy Day
EU found a way to use frozen Russian funds
BVI Freedom Song
First generation unopened iPhone set to fetch more than $50,000 at auction.
Billy Preston - You Can't Beat God Giving (Live)
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - US Memphis Police murdering innocent Tyre Nichols
VIRGIN ISLANDS REGGAE CARIBBEAN RIDDIMZ
Almost 30% of professionals say they've tried ChatGPT at work
Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins - Anthony Brown w FBCG Combined Choir
Interpol seeks woman who ran elaborate exam cheating scam in Singapore
'Stand by Me' performed by Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir
What is ChatGPT?
National Anthem of the British Virgin Islands - Oh, Beautiful Virgin
Bill Gates is ‘very optimistic’ about the future: ‘Better to be born 20 years from now...than any time in the past’
Hello Dolly
Tesla reported record profits and record revenues for 2022
for KING & COUNTRY - Amen (Reborn) [feat. Lecrae & The WRLDFMS Tony Wi
Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre Photo Is Fake: Ghislaine Maxwell
Bob Marley - Get Up Stand Up
Opinion | Israel’s Supreme Court Claims a Veto on Democracy
Yes He Can
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Gets Married On His 93rd Birthday
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Who’s Threatening Israeli Democracy?
Unforgettable
Federal Reserve Probes Goldman’s Consumer Business
Touch The Hem Of His Garment
China's first population drop in six decades
The Lord's Prayer
Microsoft is finalising plans to become the latest technology giant to reduce its workforce during a global economic slowdown
THE GOD MOVEMENT...BEAUTIFUL BVI
China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong urges British gov't to stop the biased and double standards Hong Kong report
Siyahamba
Tesla slashes prices globally by as much as 20 percent
Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton, Oh, Happy Day
1.4 Million Copies Of Prince Harry's Memoir 'Spare' Sold On 1st Day In UK
Ramblin' Rose
After Failing To Pay Office Rent, Twitter May Sell User Names
Protoje - Who Knows ft. Chronixx
Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54
Pressure - Virgin Islands Nice
FIFA president questioned by prosecutors
Phil Wickham - House Of The Lord
Britain's Sunak breaks silence and admits using private healthcare
My God Is Real (Yes, God Is Real)
Hype and backlash as Harry's memoir goes on sale. Unnamed royal source says prince 'kidnapped by cult of psychotherapy and Meghan'
The Lion King Circle of Life by LEBO M. — LIVE at the HAVASI Symphonic
Saudi Arabia set to overtake India as fastest-growing major economy this year 
Louis Armstrong - When The Saints Go Marching In
Google and Facebook’s dominance in digital ads challenged by rapid ascent of Amazon and TikTok
Kanye West Sunday Service - hallelujah, salvation, and glory
FTX fraud investigators are digging deeper into Sam Bankman-Fried's inner circle – and reportedly have ex-engineer Nishad Singh in their sights
Jonathan Nelson - I Believe (Island Medley
TikTok CEO Plans to Meet European Union Regulators
From The Virgin Islands Sqad Up
UK chaos: Hong Kong emigrants duped by false prospectus
Common, John Legend - Glory
France has banned the online sale of paracetamol until February, citing ongoing supply issues
Anthony Evans vs. Jesse Campbell - If I Ain't Got You
Japan reportedly to give families 1 million yen per child to move out of Tokyo
I have a dream, MLK inspiring speech
×