Observations of an Expat: The Brexit Elephant

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Tom Arms

There was a massive elephant in the British House of Commons on Wednesday. It was rampaging back and forth across the chamber, overturning tables, loudly trumpeting and waving his trunk from side to side. Its name was Brexit.

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Tony Blair, have you been sharing the same water cooler as President Trump?

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Hazel Speed

What is it with people who have had their time in the limelight but want to return to politics like old singers who have numerous final concerts?

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Brexit: Vote for The Bill to trigger Article 50

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Hazel Speed

It is a bit rich that the members of the British public who voted to leave Europe, and who were referred to as not understanding what they had voted for (despite months of media bombardment on the subject prior thereto), suffered such a verbal indignity when, in comparison, Parliament sat until beyond midnight on and devoted many hours the next day regurgitating the issues all over again prior to the vote on the Bill to trigger Article 50, the formal notice of intention of the UK to leave Europe.

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Brexit: To paraphrase words of Oliver Cromwell – ‘In the name of God, Go!’

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Hazel Speed

The actual quote was ‘Depart I say; and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!’

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