There Will Be Blood On The Streets

Adebayo Adeniran
4 min readSep 28, 2022

Britain’s die is cast…

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The winter of discontent is well and truly upon us.

And the patience of the British people has finally snapped.

It took a very long time to get to this point. But we are finally there.

We are at breaking point.

The Conservative government over the last 12 years have striven to squeeze every ounce of wealth from the British people and they have succeeded. Quite spectacularly too.

From austerity to Brexit, to soaring inflation and now devaluation of sterling, we are at the end of our tether.

There’s nothing left to squeeze anymore.

The Conservatives have taken the British people for fools and you know what?

We have been profoundly stupid.

Stupid enough to believe that austerity was the right policy to pursue when the British people had only rescued the banks to the tune of hundreds of billions of pounds.

Stupid enough to believe that the disabled man and woman with a spare bedroom in the council house was the problem, when George Osborne decided to raid our personal space.

Stupid enough to think that the Polish plumber, Romanian fruit picker, the Kosovan road sweeper, the Congolese asylum seeker was our biggest problem and not the avaricious bankers, who were helping themselves to the money printed out of thin air by the bank of England.

Stupid enough to think that breaking away from Europe would usher in the golden age of economic growth and British excellence.

And certainly beyond stupid in believing that electing Jeremy Corbyn will completely destroy our country, way of life and everything that we hold dear.

And our extraordinary stupidity is precisely why we are at this point as a nation.

Britain, in October 2022, is a ticking time bomb.

One that’s about to explode.

And one that’s about to destroy everything in its wake.

Not unless you are among the class of billionaires, like Crispin Odey and Pilar Gomez-Bravo, who have become much wealthier off the misery of millions of people, be…

Adebayo Adeniran

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible