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It's always WWII and Churchill with these people.

But, of course, it was the working classes who suffered and starved during WWII. Food in restaurants was carefully kept off ration, and so the well off could feast well every night. The land owners, or at least the grandsons of the ones from WWII, have no memory of struggle or privation. that was what poor people were for.

Let there be no mistake. WWII was shit for the working classes, those who weren't put in harm's way were over-worked and starved. Their homes were bombed and not replaced for over a decade.

the 50s were a miserable time of economic mis-management as the relics of Empire clung pointlessly and expensively to their fading dreams of past glory. Huge opportunities in re-building civil infrastructure were squandered as we retained a military to manage empire even as it melted away and then chased the chimera of standing militarily co-equal with USA and USSR.

And now, the f..wits, having wasted every opportunity handed them for the last 70 years, they want to go back and rattle the bones yet again. History repeats, once as tragedy, the second time as farce. But what happens at the 3rd and 4th time of asking?

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Oct 17th, 2017 at 07:38:54 PM EST
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With the rich in control, what else would you expect in a psaudo-democracy?

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.
by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Wed Oct 18th, 2017 at 03:16:56 PM EST
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Some call it "meme."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Oct 21st, 2017 at 03:47:23 PM EST
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