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Cinderella

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You go first...

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Just a quick reminder for the Leave voters, Brexit intelligentsia, history spinners and random British glorifiers...

The Charge of the Light Brigade was not a victory.

PS: As usual no Lords, Earls, Dukes, etc. were hurt in the process.

The British are going...

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"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter" — Winston Churchill



This Sunday I watched Top Gear (new) for the first time. All was fine until Professor Brian Cox showed a clip of his next series with him flying in a Typhoon RAF fighter jet at the speed of sound. When he asked the pilot what would have happened if they carried on flying over Ireland the pilot's reply was "They will deploy their Cessna!". Everyone laughed, the audience, Brian Cox, Chris Evans... I didn't. This was again that omnipresent racist British superiority that is all over this society. I was surprised that the producers allowed this to go in. I would have been even more surprised if they would have edited it out (maybe there's still time).
You would be led to believe that this Thursday's referendum is about the UK staying or leaving the European Union. Don't be deluded... This referendum is about being British, it is giving the (…