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"It is time this country recovered some of its can-do spirit. We can come out of the EU on 31 October, and yes, we certainly have the technology to do so. What we need now is the will and the drive."
Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
A look at the state of the islands immediately following the Second World War.
Britain was a militarised country, yet until October 1951 it was governed by a Labour party traditionally opposed to militarism. The massive Labour majority at the 1945 general election was largely removed at the 1950 election, but support for Labour remained strong.
The Conservative revival was helped by the collapse of the Liberal vote, the heating up of the Cold War (which increased government expenditure) and by growing frustration with the continuation of austerity and controls.
Just as Truman could talk of encouraging the wrold to nations of self-determination whilst encourgaing France to restore colonial control of Vietnam, the UK fought for the freedom of europe and the racist domination of coloured peoples around the Globe (for their own good naturally).
It's worth remembering that the Labour govt unilaterally made all white european refugees from nazism into British citizens in 1947, but enacted a secret policy that UK passport holding black people from the Empire would NOT be granted ciizenship in the UK automatically. Thus setting the groundwork for Theresa May's Windrush controversy.
keep to the Fen Causeway
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