Category Archives: Europe

Why so secretive . . . ?

Note the date on the front cover of this House of Commons Library publication . . .   Elise Uberoi of the House of Commons Library evidently prepared this document and it was published on 3rd June 2015 – over … Continue reading

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The Great “Majority” Myth . . .

It has puzzled me for some time that we are constantly told that “Leave won” (“suck it up”), that the “Nation” voted for “Out”, that there was a majority in favour of non-EU membership, that we have heard the “voice … Continue reading

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EU not so dreadful after all . . .

Jude Kirton-Darling is  a Labour MEP for the North East. She has a knack of digging out relevant stuff that you will never see in the main stream media, and then putting in language I can understand.  This is a … Continue reading

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Trouble at the tennis club . . .

Hello, Gregory.  I see you’ve left the tennis club ? Yup. Got fed up with them all. Oh ! They seem a pretty decent crowd to me. What ? Everything decided by the gents in the bar. Committee totally ignored … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of History . . .

One of the great lies much circulated before the recent EU Referendum was that we were governed by a bunch of unelected bureaucrats. The statement in itself was not at all clear as it seemed to assume that the bureaucrats … Continue reading

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That Blessed Referendum . . .

  I am not very expert (ie : I am a total novice) with the art of spreadsheets, but I have managed to concoct the above to show the result, as I see it of the June 2016 referendum on … Continue reading

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Life in the EU . . .

Some people who advocate remaining in the European Union say that we should not only be “IN” but that we should lead it . . .

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EU Euphemisms . . .

“The European Union is a remote, elite, bureaucratic, anti-democratic form of supranational governance, to which our politicians have delegated power. Its political objectives transcend national interests: our votes cannot change policy or trajectory. It is unaccountable, and rides roughshod over … Continue reading

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Refugee Memorial Day

There are many tweets today on Twitter about its being Holocaust Memorial Day. Nothing wrong with that. There are also included links to other related news items, some about other occasions when large numbers of people died in famines or … Continue reading

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Churchill – Surrexit a mortuis

Mr. Churchill seems to be in the news again – the Twitter news that is – and is being variously employed by both the protagonists of European Union and its antagonists.  My reading of his speech at Zurich in 1946 … Continue reading

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