Brexit: The Gods of the Copybook Headings Fall

“As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man
There are only four things certain since Social Progress began.
That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire,
And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire;

And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins
When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins,
As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn,
The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!”
Kipling is scary. Because he was right.

The Rio Norte Line

“Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions. The first is a patron, the last a punisher.”

~ Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776)

Given the disdain the socialist elites in the UK are showing for the common folks who just denied them confirmation of their self-imposed elevated status – and a similar disbelief expressed by the American progressive cabal that the commoners could, as they say, “vote against their interests” – I can’t help but think that there is a corollary to Rush Limbaugh’s Undeniable Truth #24 which states:

“Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream of American life.”

That corollary would be:

“Socialism was established so people marginally qualified to be an assistant clerk at…

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