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2016-06-24 Britain
U.K. Declares Independence from E.U. Globalist Elite
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Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10800 views ]  Top

#1 Even the BBC's calling it for Brexit; about a 1 million vote lead right now.
Posted by Raj 2016-06-24 00:02||   2016-06-24 00:02|| Front Page Top

#2 14,861,576 13,861,537 and still counting 16.8 million votes needed to win referendum
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 00:09||   2016-06-24 00:09|| Front Page Top

#3 I spotted something that said this was a non-binding vote; that pisses me off to no end. Why bother, then?
Posted by Raj 2016-06-24 00:13||   2016-06-24 00:13|| Front Page Top

#4 Hip, hip, hurray!
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2016-06-24 00:22||   2016-06-24 00:22|| Front Page Top

#5 Worst thing that could happen to bureacrats. People figure out they aren't needed.
Posted by Thravimp Lover of the Antelope7006 2016-06-24 00:26||   2016-06-24 00:26|| Front Page Top

#6 Now if we can only "Declare Independence" from the Washington elite.
Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 00:28||   2016-06-24 00:28|| Front Page Top

#7 No taxation without representation still holds true in the 21st century.

Fuck off EU.
Posted by DarthVader 2016-06-24 00:33||   2016-06-24 00:33|| Front Page Top

#8 What g(r)om said - I cant fucking stand these cocksuckers.
Posted by Raj 2016-06-24 00:33||   2016-06-24 00:33|| Front Page Top

#9 Scotland and Northern Ireland to call for break away from union
We are now hearing that there will be statements from Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland and the SNP in Scotland calling for a break away from the United Kingdom.
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 00:43||   2016-06-24 00:43|| Front Page Top

#10 Scotland and Northern Ireland to call for break away from union.

Fine, send them on their fok'n way.
Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 00:52||   2016-06-24 00:52|| Front Page Top

#11 Absolute win by count now!
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 01:02||   2016-06-24 01:02|| Front Page Top

#12 HEY! AWESOME!
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2016-06-24 01:09||   2016-06-24 01:09|| Front Page Top

#13 We shall now all await the European retribution.

There are some areas in which France is unlikely to press for tough terms. For example, imposing restrictions on visa or travel rights for some 200,000 Brits who live in France (of which 69,000 are pensioners) could backfire. France has some 160,000 citizens living in Britain, who could be targeted in turn by visa restrictions on foreign travelers and workers.

“[The French] don’t want to create an EU economic cold war,” said Petros Fassoulas, secretary general of European Movement International, a leading pro-EU group in Brussels.

However, there are other ways of demonstrating that withdrawal from the EU can lead to painful payback. One is to restrict the “passporting” of financial services, which allows foreign-owned companies to do business with the EU via offices located in Britain. The principle works because the EU recognizes the authority of British supervisory bodies.

But in the event of Brexit, the EU may no longer recognize that authority, which could push firms to leave Britain and establish bases inside the European Union.

“I would be very tough [on this point],” said Sylvie Goulard, a French MEP who sits on the committee for economic and monetary affairs. “I see no reason to give passporting to a country that decides in a sovereign way to leave the EU… The day the U.K. leaves … you cannot consider the British supervising authority as an authority of the EU.”

A similar logic would apply for British clearing houses, or financial institutions that act as intermediaries between buyers and sellers. Currently, Britain-based clearinghouses are supervised by the Bank of England, but comply with EU regulations. If Britain left the EU, member countries would re-evaluate whether they recognize clearing houses such as LCH.Clearnet, and may push to force all clearing houses to be based inside the EU — as the European Central Bank has already suggested should be the case.


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Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 01:10||   2016-06-24 01:10|| Front Page Top

#14 Mind you, I expect an announcement that the this plebiscite doesn't actually counts, any minute now.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2016-06-24 01:12||   2016-06-24 01:12|| Front Page Top

#15 Telegraph: Pound falls to three decades low.
Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 01:20||   2016-06-24 01:20|| Front Page Top

#16 The copyright, patent and trademark offices are going to be a real mess to separate.
Not sure what happens with the big pseudo state corporations like EDS and Aerospatiale. Also the EU Science and Space consortiums and joint weapons projects like UK/French shared carriers.
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 01:39||   2016-06-24 01:39|| Front Page Top

#17 Immigration was the key issue. People are fed up with out of control immigration. Which bodes well for Trump's chances.

In England only the wealthiest areas voted remain (those least affected by immigration, and arguably the major beneficiaries - cheap maids, gardeners, etc.).
Posted by phil_b 2016-06-24 01:47||   2016-06-24 01:47|| Front Page Top

#18 Telegraph: Pound falls to three decades low against the USD
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2016-06-24 01:48||   2016-06-24 01:48|| Front Page Top

#19 
Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
Posted by Airandee 2016-06-24 06:26||   2016-06-24 06:26|| Front Page Top

#20 All those terrible things could happen, and maybe some or even many of them will happen. But not right away. Inertia.

Besides, there ought to be a benefit to make the change.

For the corporations, anyway; the politicians can be powered by spite, of course.
Posted by Bobby 2016-06-24 07:20||   2016-06-24 07:20|| Front Page Top

#21 Feh. Parliament will frontload the painful changes. Then take a second referendum after the public mood shifts.

This isn't over.
Cue Neil Sedaka.
Posted by Black John Smith 2016-06-24 07:59||   2016-06-24 07:59|| Front Page Top

#22 Smith blogs from the UK and he nails it:

"I am so glad to see the British Isles did what the Ice Age did naturally 6,500 years BC; Separate from Europe.
Don’t get me wrong...the Brits are a strange bunch, no doubt about that. I mean they love to eat horse feed, sip tea at three and chase after foxes with horses although mopeds have been invented a long time ago, but this time a bit of sanity prevailed. They Brexited!

I hope the first thing they do now is to close the borders, because that was the only reason for the damn referendum in the first place namely the useless EU’s inability (or refusal) to deal with the Islamist invasion of Europe.

Brexiting was the only way they could close the borders and have some control over who comes into their country. If they stayed in the EU they would have been swamped by fundamentalist Islamists.

The UK paid £50 million a day to be in the EU and what did the EU do with that money? Built flats and paid it out as grants to terrorists posing as “refugees”. Crazy.

I am actually relieved it’s over. The total self destruct madness and deranged lunacy of the left the last few weeks were staggering. Every time I saw a European leader (I use the term lightly) like Angela Merkel plead with the Brits to stay in the EU I involuntarily started gagging and almost threw up. Not to mention the crocodile tears over the LWB Jo Cox. Thomas Mair should be knighted for ridding this world of a deranged liberal twat whose black dick fantasies would have been the cause of future terrorist attacks and the deaths of British citizens.

Nevertheless, it will be interesting to see if the Scots and the North Irish now hold more referendums to exit the UK and rejoin the EU independently. Soon there will be no more United Kingdom.

As far as I am concerned I hope to see more countries leaving the EU and that toilet seat of Satan in Brussels destroyed."

Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 08:19||   2016-06-24 08:19|| Front Page Top

#23 Yesterday I said the Poms would blow it. I'm delighted to have been proven wrong. Go Britain.
Posted by Albemarle Hapsburg4595 2016-06-24 08:23||   2016-06-24 08:23|| Front Page Top

#24 Cameron to quit.
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 08:34||   2016-06-24 08:34|| Front Page Top

#25 UKIP leader Nigel Farage declares it "independence day".
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 08:35||   2016-06-24 08:35|| Front Page Top

#26 "This England never did, nor never shall,
Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror."
Posted by Matt 2016-06-24 08:54||   2016-06-24 08:54|| Front Page Top

#27 No comment necessary.
Posted by Besoeker 2016-06-24 09:00||   2016-06-24 09:00|| Front Page Top

#28 Article 50 of the EU treaties is what is important now. This defines the 2 year process for establishing the new economic and diplomatic order/relationship between the UK and the EU.

This is FAR from over and we'll see what comes of it
Posted by AlanC 2016-06-24 09:05||   2016-06-24 09:05|| Front Page Top

#29 Wrechard's comment "It should be obvious to the status quo that the crisis has arrived. Brexit, for all its drama, was a warning. The real collision is close ahead.
The basic demand is for a moderation, if not a reversal of the centralizing tendencies. It's a brief for less immigration, less political correctness and less government.
Unfortunately conceding to these demands this is like reversing the Titanic. There's so much momentum, it's hard to stop. But they have to stop. The Iceberg looms ahead. All Brexit has done is give the warning.
From now on, the countdown begins. Can the elites turn the ship in time?"
Posted by 3dc 2016-06-24 09:11||   2016-06-24 09:11|| Front Page Top

#30 Let's all raise a pint (NOT 568 ML) in celebration!
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2016-06-24 09:11||   2016-06-24 09:11|| Front Page Top

#31 Pound falls to three decades low against the USD

Good time to travel.
Posted by Iblis 2016-06-24 10:35||   2016-06-24 10:35|| Front Page Top

#32 This defines the 2 year process for establishing the new economic and diplomatic order/relationship between the UK and the EU.


I'd give them 2 minutes - 'Here's your stuff, EU - now get the fuck out!'
Posted by Raj 2016-06-24 11:39||   2016-06-24 11:39|| Front Page Top

#33 Europe isolated from Great Britain.
Posted by Shipman 2016-06-24 11:44||   2016-06-24 11:44|| Front Page Top

#34 Shipman, doesn't that go "The channel is fog bound, Europe cut off."?

;^)
Posted by AlanC 2016-06-24 13:53||   2016-06-24 13:53|| Front Page Top

#35 The UK will come to regret that decision. Dearly.
Posted by European Conservative 2016-06-24 14:21||   2016-06-24 14:21|| Front Page Top

#36 I have no doubt the rest of the EU will make this as unpleasant as possible, if only to deter countries who might be considering the same.

From a systems point of view, it is interesting how the EU evolved from an organization meant to reduce barriers to the movement of goods, people and capital, and turned into a bunch of bureaucrats deciding what kind of bananas you can eat. Not that I'm surprised.
Posted by SteveS 2016-06-24 15:00||   2016-06-24 15:00|| Front Page Top

#37 Liberty always has a price, as does slavery. It might hurt a bit for a while, but I suspect they may wind up much better off. Especially as Europe either joins the Caliphate or decides it wants a repeat of the 30 years war.
Posted by Silentbrick 2016-06-24 15:03||   2016-06-24 15:03|| Front Page Top

#38 I have been joking with my friend, "Watch, if Britain leaves, suddenly the EU will be able to mobilize a pan-national military...but not for the Ukraine."
Posted by swksvolFF 2016-06-24 15:53||   2016-06-24 15:53|| Front Page Top

#39 I was against the UK leaving the European Free Trade Area and joining the EU. I thought it was a huge mistake.

Interesting EFTA still exists as basically Norway and Switzerland, hardly struggling states.
Posted by phil_b 2016-06-24 15:57||   2016-06-24 15:57|| Front Page Top

#40 Scotland and Northern Ireland to call for break away from union

I suspect there are quite a few English who will be happy to let the EU keep the folks in Scotland, Ireland and Wales on the dole.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2016-06-24 16:30||   2016-06-24 16:30|| Front Page Top

#41 #28 Article 50 of the EU treaties is what is important now. This defines the 2 year process for establishing the new economic and diplomatic order/relationship between the UK and the EU.

This is FAR from over and we'll see what comes of it


It will be interesting times, AlanC. One interesting aspect of it is that three other states are looking into their own Nexit referenda. That will put heat on the EUnuchs in Brussels. It will be quite entertaining, as Brussels will stall to try to keep this Frankenstein superstate monster together for their own selfish wants. But the die is cast. Let the games begin.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2016-06-24 16:31||   2016-06-24 16:31|| Front Page Top

#42 The EU was built on nothing but lies.

It started as an Iron & steel trade affairin the '40s but the people behind it were trying to build the United States of Europe from day one. Each step of the way was meant to draw closer and closer to a super-state run by the oligarchs/technocrats and reducing the countries to nothing.

I think that they over-reached with the Euro and too many folks finally caught on and decided that they preferred to be responsible for themselves.

This was a fear based campaign with the Remain crew pushing the fear. The younger voters tended to be the cowardly ones who were afraid of the big bad wolf of freedom from Nanny.
Posted by AlanC 2016-06-24 16:45||   2016-06-24 16:45|| Front Page Top

#43 >quite a few English who will be happy to let the EU keep the folks in Scotland, Ireland and Wales on the dole

It should be noted however that the Welsh voted for Brexit more strongly than the English did.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2016-06-24 19:39||   2016-06-24 19:39|| Front Page Top

#44 Essential Reading from the man who names it EUSSR
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2016-06-24 19:40||   2016-06-24 19:40|| Front Page Top

#45 Not available on Amazon.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2016-06-24 22:15||   2016-06-24 22:15|| Front Page Top

#46 Also, does anyone else see a scorpion-like image in the blue section of the map that outlines the EU? I do.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2016-06-24 22:17||   2016-06-24 22:17|| Front Page Top

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