BORDERING ON THE…EXTINCT (2024)


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“BORDER”:  The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographical regions: a boundary.

Britain used to have definable borders until Wilson and Heath signed the country up to a catastrophic European experiment. First, Ted Heath rushed off to the Continent in 1973 and almost sprained his wrist getting his pen out of his pocket, so eager was he to sign up for this jolly jape. In Opposition, Harold Wilson promised a referendum on Europe if he won the next Election, after renegotiating our terms. For all his posturing he almost snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, winning by just four seats.

Realising that he had a mountain to climb he set about organising the biggest con trick in modern day politics. Like our present incumbent he relied on spin to get him what he wanted. He wove a masterful  tale of all that was wonderful in Europe and…

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Author: philbo62

Retired businessman, always looking for inspiration and new ideas. Author of two books, writer of poetry.

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