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A no-deal Brexit won't be a clean break: this nightmare will go on for ever | The Guardian Opinion |

The myths of a no-deal Brexit are about to collide with reality. Those myths are many, and they flourish on both sides of the great divide. For remainers, the greatest is that no deal could never happen. They look at the polls that show far more Britons oppose a crash-out from the EU than support it - 50% to 38%, according to Ipsos Mori - and they can't quite believe that any government would defy the public will on so grave a matter.

They look at the sensible majority of MPs who have voted to thwart it and they assume that, for all the bluster from Boris Johnson and his team, when it comes to the crunch, reason will prevail. That, in the ultimate battle of the Dominics, Grieve will triumph over Cummings.

They fail to factor in the central, dispiriting fact: that while no-dealers are united in parliament, the resistance is hopelessly divided. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the SNP and assorted Tory rebels agree that no deal is a disaster, but they cannot settle on a common strategy to stop it. Labour has said it will not countenance joining the other parties in an emergency administration formed for the sole purpose of avoiding the calamity of no deal, even though such a rare, extreme measure is probably what it will take. The result: Johnson will be allowed to commit his act of national arson, because the opposition couldn't agree on a hose.

What's Jeremy Corbyn up to ... does anyone grasp where Labour is heading in the Brexit disaster? There is no time left and Boris Johnson will not deal with the EU of Brussels. On military, intelligence and foreign affairs the British have already opted out of Europe and aligned themselves with Trump's Grand Empire.

Foreign Policy U-Turn as U.K. Joins U.S. in Strait of Hormuz Mission

After Britain's piracy off Gibraltar ...

Britain Says It Won't 'Barter' With Iran Over Seized Tankers | RFERL |

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Britain to join US naval blockade of Iran

Boris Johnson and his Tory Brexiteers wagging the dog in a war with Iran for the month of September ... free sailing into a no-deal Brexit. The worst still has to come ... the ghost of Churchill huh?

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Fri Aug 9th, 2019 at 06:02:43 PM EST
Besides that, a vocal proportion of the UK is still calling itself a democracy.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Aug 10th, 2019 at 05:23:11 PM EST
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