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THE BREXIT REFERENDUM CANNOT BE DISMISSED [Copy link] 中文

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DOES THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT HAVE THE RIGHT TO VETO THE REFERENDUM OF THE PEOPLE OF BRITAIN?

The answer is an unequivocal NO.

CAN THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT CONTRACT AWAY THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE BRITISH PEOPLE FOR ALL TIMES, NOW AND FOREVER, IN FAVOR OF THE E.U.?

The answer is also an unequivocal NO.

CAN THE NATION ASSEMBLED BY ITS TENS OF MILLIONS TAKE AN ORDER FROM ITS PARLIAMENT AS TO THE FATE OF ITS SOVEREIGNTY, YEA, EVEN OVER THE PARLIAMENT ITSELF?

The answer is an unequivocal NEVER.

Thomas Paine in his treatise on The Rights of Man specifically expounded on the limits and limitations of any Parliament, as follows:

"There never did, there never will, and there never can, exist a Parliament, or any description of men, or any generation of men, in any country, possessed of the right or the power of binding and controlling posterity to the "end of time," or of commanding for ever how the world shall be governed, or who shall govern it; and therefore all such clauses, acts or declarations by which the makers of them attempt to do what they have neither the right nor the power to do, nor the power to execute, are in themselves null and void. Every age and generation must be as free to act for itself in all cases as the age and generations which preceded it. The vanity and presumption of governing beyond the grave is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. Man has no property in man; neither has any generation a property in the generations which are to follow. The Parliament or the people of 1688, or of any other period, had no more right to dispose of the people of the present day, or to bind or to control them in any shape whatever, than the parliament or the people of the present day have to dispose of, bind or control those who are to live a hundred or a thousand years hence. Every generation is, and must be, competent to all the purposes which its occasions require. It is the living, and not the dead, that are to be accommodated. When man ceases to be, his power and his wants cease with him; and having no longer any participation in the concerns of this world, he has no longer any authority in directing who shall be its governors, or how its government shall be organised, or how administered."


And paraphrasing "“The nation, when assembled, cannot be given orders,” - Jean-Sylvian Bailly, June 1789 - "The nation, when assembled to decide a Referendum, cannot be given orders by the Parliament."

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