BREXIT CHAOTIC SCENES: Scuffle breaks out as Remainers attempt to block

Tearful John Bercow Speaker of the House of Commons reveals he will step down as Speaker by 31 October

BREXIT CHAOTIC SCENES: Scuffle breaks out as Remainers attempt to block proroguing of Parliament

oh those wacky Brits.
How did they ever rule half the world?

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Trying to think of a witty ancestral quip, but it’s too early

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Just intrigued by the use of “chaotic scene”.

they should just sell Northern Ireland to Ireland. That would remove the border problem and give them a better out.

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Force, mostly.

I suspect Scotland is eyeing the door pretty hard again over all this.

Bah - bring me some Taiwanese government fights - now that’s some serious good times.
I’ve been to Taiwan a few times over and I’ve seen a solid collection of scuffles - probably one a day for each day we visited - mostly Taxi drivers and food vendors. Just a quick few pops to the torso and creative cussing back and forth and it was over within 20 seconds or so. It was a thing. I asked my Taiwan born-and-raised husband about the casualness of it all and he just said…bitches be crazy. So…I would like to share that wisdom here…bitches be crazy.

PS I love Taiwan and have a great respect for it’s people and as a whole they fight like you would expect human cartoons to fight and I also know (a minuscule) amount about the pressures they deal with politically and I know it’s not to be made fun of. So like complex human with great passions fighting like two balloon animals getting smashed together.
taiwan-parliament-fight

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Actually…it was via the cunning use of Flags.

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And they should!

Oh and that Stone of Scone thing…that too.

Interesting term he uses “Executive Fiat”
I found an explanation here. https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1176028/John-Bercow-resigns-executive-fiat-meaning-what-does-executive-fiat-mean

An executive fiat, then, is a governmental decree.

However, there is the insinuation in the phrase that implies ruling by absolute authority.

The term was often used for kings - ‘the king ruled by fiat’.

Essentially, it is the enforcement of a rule by people who have absolute power to do so, regardless of democratic process.

And in Uganda’s parliament…

I am so glad we are at least outwardly more civilized. I thought one man was going to dance on the table.

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Man, see that guy catch that chair? That’s a pretty good move if I do say so myself. Chair hurling at your face - nope.
I hope we all get to be surprised at some point with such a bad ass move in a fight.

Short story. I had an obnoxious and “specifically problematic” young man try to fake punch in the hall during an argument (the type your older brother would do all the time) I didn’t flinch one bit because I just didn’t notice it was coming. I looked like some sort of hard core street fighter. When in reality I was just to slow to realize what he was doing. Stone cold Franczvai.

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apparently winston churchill’s grandson is a sex pest!? this season of parliment is really the most entertaining yet. I cant’ wait for the season finale.