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This was quite a week for the UK and her majesty's government. Capitulating to the EU on all fronts and trashed around by the American administration.

The moment of truth is approaching. Monday Theresa May is supposed to dine again with Jean-Claude Junker (they really appreciate sharing a meal) and declare to the world her government has bent on citizens rights, the financial settlement and the status of Northern Ireland.

Can this government survive these next few days? Not only is the DUP ready to shed some blood, the Tory party seems ready for its own share of carnage.

You might find me At The Edge Of Time.

by Luis de Sousa (luis[dot]a[dot]de[dot]sousa[at]gmail[dot]com) on Fri Dec 1st, 2017 at 06:53:26 PM EST
Yes, because, as Cat pointed out elsewhere, the DUP have served their purpose and can go whistle. For almost any foreseeable issue, the Govt can rely on opposition votes here and there to get most brexit related business through. And nothing else matters.

Brexit depends on the tensions within the Tory party. That was its genesis and provides the hum and buzz even now. If we have hard brexit, it will be because the mad hatters wing have won : If we have something sensible, it will be because the pragmatic wing have won. However, any victory will come at a price as the losers will extract a price in blood. They will enact their revolution, but I'm not sure they'll survive the terror afterwards

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Fri Dec 1st, 2017 at 07:50:43 PM EST
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