By William Shughart | Wednesday July 6, 2016 at 1:00 PM PDT | Comments Off on Brexit’s Opponents Echo the Arguments of Loyalists Fearful of American Independence
Voters in today’s slimmed-down United Kingdom (comprised mainly of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) approved on June 23, by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent, a referendum obligating London to leave the European Union. David Cameron, the nation’s prime minister and a staunch supporter of “remain” in the prequel to Election...
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Tags: American History, Brexit, Britain, European Union, independence, Liberty
By Kevin Dowd | Sunday June 26, 2016 at 5:19 PM PDT | Comments Off on Decisive Brexit Referendum: What Happens Next? Part 1: UK Politics
[See Part 2 Here] Thursday, 23 June 2016, will go down in history as the United Kingdom’s own Independence Day. American readers will hopefully appreciate the irony. The take-home message is that people in the UK lost confidence in a complacent and corrupt European Union (EU) elite that wouldn’t listen to them and was...
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By Kevin Dowd | Monday June 20, 2016 at 5:42 PM PDT | Comments Off on Why I Am Voting for Brexit
[Based on remarks to the Hewitts-Northern Echo Brexit debate held in Darlington, County Durham, England, 15 June 2016.] If we British vote to stay in the European Union (EU), we should consider exactly what it is that we would be voting to remain in. The EU is a democratically-deficient failed state. Its ‘constitution’ is...
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Tags: Brexit, EU, European Union, Great Britain, independence, kleptocracy, secession, self-government, Socialism, statism, tyranny