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We have a crazy situation where the opposition parties, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Scottish Nationalists, who have been baying for a General Election for the last two years, are now the ones keeping Bozza in Downing Street.
 

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Meh. Better, I suppose, but not much better than Trump's reaction to being called out about drawing an extension on the National Weather Service's predicted potential path of the hurricane that included a smidgeon of Alabama (and more of Georgia yet that was not mentioned in his "tweets"). At least you didn't invent some bullshit about how she said something in tongues that only you could understand that meant the fake news twisted her words.....

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Queenie don't speak to the likes of me. What she told Bozza behind closed doors, however, is anyone's guess.
 

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Mr Johnson had previously insisted that it was normal practice for a new government to prorogue Parliament, and that it was "nonsense" to suggest he was attempting to undermine democracy.

But the Court of Session judges were unanimous in finding that Mr Johnson was motivated by the "improper purpose of stymieing Parliament", and he had effectively misled the Queen in advising her to suspend Parliament.

They added: "The Court will accordingly make an Order declaring that the prime minister's advice to HM the Queen and the prorogation which followed thereon was unlawful and is thus null and of no effect."



 

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It looks like Boris lied to the Queen... he fucked now...


The Lord President, Lord Carloway, decided that although advice to HM the Queen on the exercise of the royal prerogative of prorogating Parliament was not reviewable on the normal grounds of judicial review, it would nevertheless be unlawful if its purpose was to stymie parliamentary scrutiny of the executive, which was a central pillar of the good governance principle enshrined in the constitution; this followed from the principles of democracy and the rule of law.
Translation: The court says that while it's not normally able to review a political decision, it's doing so in this particular case because it raises issues of such great constitutional importance.
The circumstances in which the advice was proffered and the content of the documents produced by the respondent demonstrated that this was the true reason for the prorogation.
Translation: There is enough evidence to show that the Prime Minister concealed the real reason for suspending Parliament.
This was an egregious case of a clear failure to comply with generally accepted standards of behaviour of public authorities.
It was to be inferred that the principal reasons for the prorogation were to prevent or impede Parliament holding the executive to account and legislating with regard to Brexit, and to allow the executive to pursue a policy of a no deal Brexit without further Parliamentary interference.
Translation: The court agrees that Boris Johnson suspended Parliament because it would make it easier for him to take the UK out of the European Union without a deal.
"The Court will accordingly make an Order declaring that the Prime Minister’s advice to HM the Queen and the prorogation which followed thereon was unlawful and is thus null and of no effect.
Translation: The order given to suspend Parliament has no basis in law.[/QUOTE]


 

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SCOTTISH Court of Session cannot rule on an ENGLISH Parliament. Added to which they are appointed by the Scottish Parliament and Legal System, i.e. the Scottish Nationalist Party, who are all for independence from the "barsteward English" and all for subservience to fellow Trotskyists in Brussels.

ENGLISH High Court has already tossed the case and the ENGLISH Supreme Court will likely do the same.
 

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Meh...



Why did Scotland's judges get involved?

This case was brought in a Scottish court because at the time the High Court in England was on holiday.

But that does not diminish the effect of the ruling, as the case was against the actions of the Westminster government which, within the devolution settlement, affects the whole of the UK.

So the ruling in Edinburgh is binding on the UK government - although this is by no means the end of the legal battle since the case will now be appealed to the UK Supreme Court which will make a definitive decision.

It is also likely to hear arguments arising from decisions in similar cases brought at the High Court in London under English law and the Northern Ireland High Court.



 

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^ Bullshit. First of all English Law takes supremacy over Scottish Law, see Act of Union 1701 and all case law in the following 300 years. The Scottish Court of Session heard it first because they've got bugger all else to do. English High Court already tossed it and the Supreme Court hears the appeal next week.
 

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Not you. You're not even British.

And the "legal experts" seem to be quite divided on the subject.

THE legal expert on the UK Constitution happens to be HM the Queen, after all, she's been studying it for over 70 years, enforcing it for the last 67 years.
 

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The never ending show... now featuring Marvel characters.


Bettel’s press conference was extraordinary and yet another example of just how bizarre the Brexit situation has gotten. European leaders have chastised the UK in the past, but they’ve tried very, very hard not to involve themselves in or comment on the UK’s internal political dysfunction.

This was an unexpected break with that tradition, a rare show of the anger and frustration over Brexit that seems to be permeating discussions among EU leaders these days.

It makes sense. There are just six weeks to go until the Brexit deadline of October 31 and the UK is still angling for concessions on a Brexit deal — concessions the EU has said so many goddamn times it’s not willing to give.
And Johnson still looks ready, even eager, to just crash out of the bloc without an agreement, flinging the UK and the rest of the 27 EU countries into potential economic chaos.

So the stakes really couldn’t be higher. And while anti-Brexit people likely found Bettel’s frank words inspiring — the anti-Brexit protesters at the event actually applauded some of Bettel’s best lines — these sorts of media spectacles aren’t going to make solving Brexit any easier.

The frustration between Boris “the Hulk” Johnson and the EU is getting way too real

Johnson’s entire visit to Luxembourg went poorly right from the start.

It began with an interview Johnson gave to the Daily Mail ahead of this trip where he insisted that he’s trying to reach a Brexit deal and that progress was being made in talks.

But he also compared Britain (and himself, to a degree) to the Incredible Hulk, the green superhero of Avengers fame known for getting angry and breaking things.

Johnson said that Britain would break free of the European Union, just like the Hulk always breaks free of his manacles: “Hulk always escaped, no matter how tightly bound in he seemed to be — and that is the case for this country. We will come out on 31 October and we will get it done,” Johnson said, adding that “the madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets.”

Of course, his comments were immediately ridiculed, including by the actual Hulk himself, actor Mark Ruffalo, who played the green superhero in the Avengers film franchise.





 

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^ Not yet it's not... Give it a few more days though and it could be...
 
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