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So the long and the short of is that every few hundred years the UK (or more precisely, England) goes a little mad and goes on some crazy escapades which break previous relationships, and these generally do not go all that well, although they do usher in a much changed era.

"England" has a need to express itself differently and independently from Rome, Europe or the colonies etc. and is not averse to some looting and pillaging at home or abroad. Brexit as a "absolutely crushing loss of international power and prestige" sounds about right...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 03:35:47 PM EST
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