Brexit? Remove the money from the deal and the deal collapses

Brexit? Remove the money from the deal and the deal collapses

by Jonathan Stanley
article from Monday 19, November, 2018

ART IS LONG as life is short. In moments of history and future we must remember our own mortality and ultimate insignificance when working for ourselves. Yet we must keep faith that through the recognition of a higher power, not a common purpose, we must invest in public with a significance beyond the merely human and with a power far greater than the obsequious confidence and display so typical of politics, that ensures that one believes in sentiments and deeds which might otherwise seem absurd.

The treacherous enterprise of those with no faith in their country, and who believe in a country without faith, is as unsurprising as it is outrageous.

Even Judas Iscariot had the grace to take the offer of silver from the Romans to compensate his betrayal of Christ. Not for a moment could he bring himself to steal that silver from fellow disciples, not for a moment was his desire for treachery greater than his lust for wealth.

Not so our own nihilistic, conceited excuse for a Prime Minister who holds before us an empty sack in one hand and chains in the other. It is easy to feel rage, guilt, forlorness but these are petty indulgences. They do nothing but reassure us of how righteous we feel we are.

Brexit is not about us, nor even just about our immediate children. It is about the greater power on Earth that is Britain. Its power to achieve incredible wonders throughout our world and its history. It is this power that Europe seeks to destroy and that mission is malevolent. To pursue a monopoly on truth by exclusion always is malevolent in its nature. 

In moments of history we must return to our own history, of ourselves. This is what so many trendy, superficial, already dated modernists in the Conservative party struggle with. In not understanding our history through the centuries they are not progressives but primitives, bound by a prehistoric view that beholds and extols only what if immediately before them. This explains why so many of their arguments seem so shallow and short term. They are.

Judas would not have betrayed Christ without such immediate reward as silver. The government cannot betray us without using our own money. This is why we must not give it to them. An amendment to an upcoming Finance Bill, so temporary in itself, would ensure there is no silver to fund the betrayal of our great nation. 

It would seem absurd to many that a Budget could be brought down simply to ensure the Brexit bill cannot be paid except by another, formal vote of parliament. It could be seen as circumlocutious pettyfogging. It is though as simple as can be. Without the means to pass a budget the government cannot then pass legislation that would lock us into economic vassalage and render us a suzerainity of young republic and old rivals who seek so much to erase our unique and special heritage from the future of Europe.

From our history, I found music by Henry Purcell comforting when writing this. The most simple, concise prose can be most powerful,

Crown the Altar, Deck the Shrine,

Behold the Bright Seraphick throng

That is all. To express faith in someting higher, recognise one's own small role and place in the order of things, to do what one can to build something greater and enjoy it.

Every action our MPs take now to avert this disgusting offering from Brussels must be taken and all good faith put in them and in their efforts.  There may be a leadership challenge that may fail. It may be an effort to steal from Judas the silver that would fund the betrayal our country. 

There may yet be more efforts needed against those MPs who conspire so eagerly to aid this betrayal. Those too will find support, in time.

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