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By Safe_Timber_Man
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Regarding the weird emotional blackmail about dragging the poor old Queen into this, The Sun, in their own report, have already admitted that there is absolutely no chance of it happening.


THE SUN SAYS Leavers, and plenty of Remainers, are sick of EU bullying and weak-willed MPs ready to roll over and reverse Brexit

THERESA May is exactly in tune with an angry public whose mood is hardening.

Leavers, and plenty of Remainers, are sick of EU bullying and weak-willed MPs ready to roll over and reverse or forget the whole thing. No Deal is the No1 choice for many, regardless of the fallout.

The world now knows that Michel Barnier never negotiated in good faith. He reportedly boasted: “I’ll have done my job if the exit terms are so bad that the British would rather stay.”

Yet Remainers want to capitulate anyway: to scrap or “extend” Article 50, risibly pretending it’s a pragmatic solution instead of what they wanted all along.

They would force on us a dangerous second referendum, or some vague pause to avoid No Deal, disgracefully backed by Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd and other Remainer Ministers.

The tactics are so undemocratic the Queen might have to block them. That’s right, these MPs could force our monarch, in her 93rd year, into the worst constitutional crisis for three centuries.

Mrs May is now taking the only good option short of No Deal — to return to Brussels and renegotiate the backstop.

The EU may refuse. Their ciphers in Parliament may even somehow halt Brexit. That would guarantee only this:

An enraged population, electing future Governments more viscerally Eurosceptic and extreme than any Brussels has known.







Dublin down

THE EU’s Irish backstop is NOT holy writ.

Poland’s foreign minister says if the Irish agreed a time limit on it, Mrs May’s deal could pass. Ireland insists it won’t. But it’s a tactic, not a necessity.

Their puffed-up PM Leo Varadkar is effectively blocking a deal and endangering millions of jobs, many in Ireland.

Time Brussels sent some new orders.







‘Racism’ ruse

LABOUR cries racism every time Diane Abbott fouls up on TV. It’s a smokescreen to deflect scrutiny — and voters know it.

Abbott is auditioning for Home Secretary. If she cannot sustain an argument, or waffles evasively as she did on TV’s Question Time last week, it is not ­“racist” to point it out or interrupt her.

Abbott IS the victim of appalling abuse on social media. But to claim prejudice lies behind journalists exposing her ineptitude is desperate.

It has nothing to do with her skin colour. Just her unsuitability for high office.







Say sorry, Sir

WHY hasn’t Prince Philip apologised personally to crash victims Ellie Townsend and Emma Fairweather?

Philip knows he was to blame. Why isn’t he on the phone?

What is the Palace’s dreadful PR machine up to?
 
By Safe_Timber_Man
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I'm sure there's probably is a very small number but The Sun have claimed "most" Remainers want Brexit now. They keep saying it but it's complete bollocks. An outright lie, as usual.

A few dolts have been caught out on social media claiming to be Remainers who want to "just get on with Brexit" but were too stupid to consider deleting their past posts saying they voted to Leave.
 
By davidjay
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Safe_Timber_Man wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:34 am
I'm sure there's probably is a very small number but The Sun have claimed "most" Remainers want Brexit now. They keep saying it but it's complete bollocks. An outright lie, as usual.

A few dolts have been caught out on social media claiming to be Remainers who want to "just get on with Brexit" but were too stupid to consider deleting their past posts saying they voted to Leave.
Isn't it just like Fox News saying Dubya had won the election? Spread the belief that they fight's over, your side are giving in and all that's left are the hardcore rabble rousers.
 
By Safe_Timber_Man
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Despite all this they make absolutely no mention of it in their editorial. Instead they just shout at people and then try and tell us that the economy is booming:



THE SUN SAYS If Remainer wrecking crews defeat Theresa May’s tweaked Brexit deal, Britain is in dangerous waters

THE rank hypocrisy of the multiple Remainer wrecking crews is revolting.

How they all clutched their pearls as Theresa May said a ­Labour-backed second Brexit referendum could trigger unrest.

It was fine for David Cameron to hint at World War Three if we voted Leave. But his successor cannot air a far more likely outcome without Remoaner toys being thrown out of the pram.

It is not ENDORSING trouble to point out the risk. The truth hurts, though, doesn’t it? The plots to sabotage our biggest ever democratic mandate have already inflamed deep divisions.

Now Roland Rudd, the mega-rich “people’s vote” leader, phones in from a billionaires’ conference in Switzerland to advertise his plan to cheat 17.4million mainly working-class people of their Brexit ­victory. How do he and his ­cult-like team think that will go down?

The other Remainer gang aren’t much better. Yvette Cooper’s plan to delay Article 50 and “avoid No Deal” would destroy our negotiating leverage. Its true purpose is to buy time to kill Brexit.

Mrs May is still set on the one sensible course: to persuade the EU to tweak the deal and try for a Commons majority.

If Remainers defeat it we are in dangerous waters, as the PM has a duty to point out.







Hire a hardman

ALL along, our negotiations have been let down by defeatism and naivety.

Theresa May’s Remainer envoy Olly Robbins was outsmarted at every turn.

Even now, as the PM suggests returning to Brussels to amend the backstop, Robbins texts another Eeyore — Philip Hammond — to say it isn’t worth it.

Which is why replacing him immediately with hard-bitten Kiwi trade negotiator Crawford Falconer makes sense.

Put a pro in charge.



Border bungle

NOW Brussels admits it WILL build a hard border in Ireland if the deal is defeated.

Marvel at their folly, and Irish PM Leo Varadkar’s. Their solution to avoid the border was so tough on Britain that they could end up with one much faster.

The answer is obvious. Time-limit the backstop to win over the Commons.

Then focus every effort on technology to solve the problem before that deadline.





Britain booms

CHAOS aside, our economy surges ahead.

More in work than ever. The lowest unemployment in 44 years. Pay up 3.4 per cent, inflation at just 2.1 per cent.

It makes mugs of those who forecast immediate meltdown if we voted Leave. Even the OECD chief once petrified of No Deal has U-turned. “The whole world runs by WTO rules these days,” he says.

Cracks are also appearing in Brussels’ armour. What a moment to lose our nerve.
 
By youngian
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NOW Brussels admits it WILL build a hard border in Ireland if the deal is defeated.
That's how nation-states bordering third-party countries work. I thought the Sun was now an expert on the WTO.
Cracks are also appearing in Brussels’ armour.

Are they wearing armour to repel May's attacks with a marzipan sword?
 
By youngian
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Safe_Timber_Man wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:34 am
I'm sure there's probably is a very small number but The Sun have claimed "most" Remainers want Brexit now. They keep saying it but it's complete bollocks. An outright lie, as usual.
What many Remainers have said is they would have accepted an EEA compromise in order to move on. I've seen gammons claim they were Remainers but as soon as they open their mouths its obvious there is no way they were.
 
By Safe_Timber_Man
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Wrong, suckers

The barbs at James Dyson are typical of Remainers who missed the point of Brexit.

It comforts them to think of Leavers as insular Little Englanders. Most in fact just wanted more sovereignty, including powers to trade with the wider world.

The Sun is a huge supporter of Global Britain. It is why we don’t mind our new blue passports being printed in France.

Dyson does just four per cent of his business here. Moving his HQ to Singapore gives him easier access to faster-growing Far East markets, affects only two senior staff and makes no difference to his taxes or employees in the UK.

Shame on the idiot politicians who took cheap shots at this British global success.




Brexit battle lines drawn in Parliament as Tories support democracy — and Labour bids to take a flamethrower to EU referendum

BATTLE lines are drawn. The Tories will see Brexit through. Labour will help destroy it.

Yvette Cooper’s amendment to kill No Deal and “delay” our departure for months is a blatant ruse to wreck it.

Her angry Labour colleague Caroline Flint, a former Remainer who unlike Cooper is doing the right thing by HER Leave-voting constituency, is sure of it.

But Labour’s leadership now plans to back it... and it may well pass.

They are committed, too, to surrendering to Brussels over a permanent ­customs union — destroying Brexit’s economic case, as Remainers want. For good measure they may even support a second referendum which could destroy Brexit as well as the country’s stability.

That’s Corbyn and McDonnell’s gambit: abandon and betray their Leave voters to win over metropolitan Remainers. The Tories must instead do their duty by the 17.4million majority.

They know No Deal represents vital leverage to convince the EU to fix the fatal flaw in the agreement on the table.

And every day Brussels is weakening.

If that deal still fails in Parliament, No Deal is the ONLY outcome that respects the referendum result.

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s idea to suspend Parliament till after Brexit day is a nuclear option. So is telling the Queen not to sign off backbench amendments.

But the rogue Speaker Bercow and his sneaky Remainer ally Dominic Grieve have already torn up Parliament’s rules to suit themselves. Theresa May should not meekly roll over to them.

No one knows now who will prevail.

But we DO know which party supports Brexit and our democracy — and which will take a flamethrower to both.





Web swamp

So much for Instagram being a wholesome answer to Facebook or that cesspit, Twitter.

Sick self-harm pictures on the site triggered 14-year-old Molly Russell’s suicide, according to her dad Ian.

The Government has talked tough about purging dangerous web content.

But given that social media giants seem incapable of doing it, when will it act?
 
By MisterMuncher
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The Weeping Angel wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:15 am
I'd like to see evidence of Remainers who are sick of the 'bullying' EU.
"I voted remain, but now..." Is the "I'm not racist, but..." of gammon. Except, of course, they use the latter a lot too.
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By Safe_Timber_Man
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Phil's turn today:

Tory MP, ex-Army officer and Afghanistan veteran Johnny Mercer knows vastly more than these Cabinet clowns about achieving difficult objectives with teamwork, loyalty and courage.
:roll:


Feeble Phil

WHAT did Britain do to deserve a Cabinet this spineless?

It is VITAL to keep No Deal alive and Theresa May knows it.

Otherwise the EU has no incentive to fix her deal to get it through the Commons. The very existence of the Labour-backed Yvette Cooper amendment to “avoid No Deal” — a Remainer ruse to kill Brexit — threatens our position.

So what possessed our idiotic Chancellor Philip Hammond to tell his big business buddies at Davos that No Deal would “betray” the referendum result?

It’s both Grade A cobblers and pulls the rug from under his boss.

The Business Department, meanwhile, appears to have asked Airbus to make dire public warnings about No Deal, while europhile Minister Richard Harrington openly dared Mrs May to fire him for branding it a “total disaster”.

Amber Rudd is at it too.

Remainers have abandoned collective Cabinet responsibility and made their Government look even more feeble.

Tory MP, ex-Army officer and Afghanistan veteran Johnny Mercer knows vastly more than these Cabinet clowns about achieving difficult objectives with teamwork, loyalty and courage. He describes it well on the right.

This Cabinet should work as one to fix the Irish backstop which is scuppering the deal. If that fails, No Deal it still is. If they haven’t the stomach for it, quit.

The public is repulsed by their manoeuvres and plots.








Barnier bungle

THE backstop isn’t needed. EU negotiator Michel Barnier has accidentally proved it.

If there’s No Deal, he says, “we will have to find an operational way of carrying out checks and controls without putting back in place a border”.

So why isn’t that solution in Ireland being sought NOW and the toxic backstop being binned? Answer: because it deprives the EU of its greatest weapon, capable of keeping us in its grip forever.

Let’s at least recognise its true purpose.










Deadly mistake

THE world is watching, in real time, as ­Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist fantasy implodes in anarchy, violent revolution and death. We hope his naïve fans take note.

We hope too that Venezuelans finally topple Nicolas Maduro, the crooked hard-left tyrant Corbyn once congratulated, and rebuild their economy.

It is too much to hope Labour’s numbskull Trots will eat humble pie for idolising the fanatics who razed this once-prosperous, oil-rich nation to the ground.

The wretchedly dim Corbynite MP Chris Williamson was still talking up their achievements last week, long after millions had fled the country after eating zoo animals and pets to avoid starvation.

Corbyn’s socialism ends in shortages, poverty and early graves. Every time.
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