Neither Open Nor Closed

With the recent attack on the Christmas Market in Berlin, there has been, not unreasonably, a lot of discussion about Angela Merkel’s open door policy to immigrants. As ever seems to be the case, irrationality rules as many people surge to the extreme of demanding a complete closure of the borders, while out-of-touch ‘liberals’ claim … Continue reading

Euro-Dumb

The EU referendum was hardly a pinnacle of informed debate, but, while there are those Leavers who were shaky about the issues, it seems to be a requirement that to be one of the Remain brigade who still cannot accept they lost, a Remainer must be stupid. This might, of course, explain their stubborn detachment … Continue reading

Brexit!

If you’ve been following my recent posts, you won’t be surprised to learn that I’m delighted that Britain has, narrowly, voted for Brexit. The vote kept me up all night, watching at first with trepidation, then with elation as the Leave total climbed ahead of Remain. The first step towards the reformation of Britain has … Continue reading

Judgement Day

Well, today is the day that Britain goes to the polls and decides whether it wants to remain in the EU or leave, and if the flooding is anything to go by, it seems we’ve gone with Brexit and the apocalypse predicted by David Cameron is already upon us! Of course, the result remains far … Continue reading

Can The EU Work?

On one of the televised debates about the EU, a youth stated, in reference to the EU, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Unfortunately, as a substantial number of people either can’t comprehend or are in denial of, the EU is severely broken. Now, as anyone who has been following this blog will know, … Continue reading

The Ins and Out of Racism

There has been a furore in the British media over a poster released by Operation Black Vote intended to encourage black and minority ethnic voters to register to vote in the EU referendum. Said poster features an Asian woman sitting serenely opposite a skinhead jabbing his finger towards her on a perfectly-balanced seesaw with the … Continue reading

A Force for Good?

When they aren’t arguing that houses prices will fall and trade nosedive into oblivion, the Stay lobby like to boast about how the EU has held war at bay in Europe for sixty years and World War III will occur if the UK leaves. Now, it’s obvious that, even if the EU was such a … Continue reading

The Evil EU

There’s something peculiar happening to the EU referendum debate: those who advocate remaining seem to hate the EU more than those who want to leave. Many who are calling for ‘Brexit’ have an amiable enough approach to the EU – they don’t hate or fear it, they just don’t think it’s a good fit for … Continue reading

The True Meaning of Brexit

Given its importance to the future of the UK, the debate on the EU referendum has been singularly lacklustre so far, even comical. The problem is that all but the core arguments hinge upon what-ifs. Lacking a crystal ball, nobody can be certain what things will be like should Britain stay or leave (especially as … Continue reading

Two Lies For Europe

If I had the time, I could write hundreds of articles about the EU, but, ultimately, they would come down to one of two core lies spawned by it. We could ask why the EU seems to be such a source of lies, but it’s a plaything of political elites and if there is one … Continue reading