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Quote of the Day

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Once again Jim in the comments saves me some time by expressing my own thoughts well: UKIP’s day will come, strangely enough Brexit is not its real issue now. The Brexit party is what is required to get Brexit, it’s a one issue party, it won’t survive that campaign regardless of whether we leave or […]

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The new Brexit court case

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I should mention the remarkable court case that is currently happening. Robin Tilbrook, a lawyer and the founding member of the English Democrats, has taken the government to court arguing that Theresa May’s Brexit extension was illegitimate, and so we have in fact already left the EU. Tilbrook’s arguments are very much like the ones […]

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Zombie party confirms it is dead

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After this week’s failure of the Conservatives’ 1922 committee to change the leadership challenge rules, the ‘flipping point’ I wrote about the other day has now been reached, I think. The Tories are finally about to collapse. Only most of their MPs don’t know it yet. If the Tory Brexiteer MPs want to survive and […]

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The flipping point

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For a long time now now various pundits have been predicting the death of the Conservatives and Labour, or at least the death of the Conservatives. Years of PC policies and sucking up to the Guardian have alienated most of the Conservative voters, so it seemed a reasonable prediction. Alternative right-wing parties, and alternative left-wing […]

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Andrew Mitchell keeps the failing narrative going

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Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell writes a piece in the Telegraph which reveals why his party are a bunch of devious scumbags who must be removed from power. The tactic is the usual one (Hague also does it): pretend to agree that it’s terrible that Brexit was delayed and to stress that the Tory Party’s future […]

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Mark Francois

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Mark Francois. You should see the snobbish comments made on Twitter about him. The FBPE types really go to town looking down their noses at the fact that his English isn’t as good as theirs. Endless mediocrities with 2:2s in English or Sociology acting as if they’re God’s gift to the intellectual world declaring that […]

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Brussels Masterpiece Theatre

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I think all these extension meetings are mainly theatre. The officials get together beforehand and agree on what is to happen. It’s like radio comedy quiz shows, there’s not an actual written-down script, but most of it is roughly worked-out in advance. Things can still go off-piste, and it seems like that did happen with […]

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May is a Leninist

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How did Lenin manage to take over a vast Empire with a rag-tag bunch of fanatics, and maintain Communist rule instead of being quickly deposed? Obviously there were the particular circumstances of that time and place. But mainly it was because he was more ruthless, not just than his enemies, but more ruthless than anyone […]