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Prophetic words from many ...

Theresa May is giving the final blow to the United Kingdom

... this was done by the government of David Cameron, who arrogantly, also because of his blatant re-election and the failure of the referendum in Scotland, underestimated the danger that those sly of the "Pro-Brexit" could get something.

And, immediately after the disaster the consequent Cameron resignation, and Theresa May's arrival at Downing Street, she chose the wrong policy, thinking that the only way to regain the trust of voters and stay in power was to practice the same thesis as the movement "Pro-Brexit", stubbornly insisting. with her head down, in applying the result (slightly over the half) of the referendum, without listening to those who suggested to check if the population still really agreed and was approving such a radical step.

After painting with reassuring public speeches the ideal world in which the United Kingdom was moving forward without the "chains" imposed by the "bad" European Union, negotiations with the latter to define the way out have started and the cold shower has arrived both onto the government and onto the population.

The Scottish Devolution Referendum: Failure in 1979 and Success in 1997 [large pdf]

by Oui on Sun Feb 24th, 2019 at 12:08:36 PM EST
Scots would have to be completely 'effin stupid to stay tied to England after Brexit.  Yet the odds for Scottish independence is 6/5 and pick 'em.  

Over riding factor:

"Referendum" is shorthand for "how the hell did we end up in THIS mess?"

(op.cit Brexit)

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sun Feb 24th, 2019 at 10:24:54 PM EST
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On their way out of the EU the Tories have definitely sandbagged SNP momentum for a civil solution. But of course they weren't about to let the "devolved" charade play out with "their" money off shore so to speak. Then Sturgeon-Salmon scandals topped off ambivalence in the middle-classes. Even WoS is discouraged.
Craig Murray went on about it in Dec.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Feb 25th, 2019 at 12:35:03 AM EST
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