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LED by the nose

One of the most transparently fraudulent tactics of the Leave campaign was its use of rabble rousing “examples” of EU interference in people’s everyday lives. Yes, we’re talking about a world filled with bent bananas, barmaids’ cleavages and one size … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage tries to show that all of the EU will arrive in the UK – that doesn’t even pass a basic sanity check.

Nigel Farage proposes that 508 million people ‘could come to the UK’ from other EU countries. Hang on a moment 65 million of those already LIVE in the UK, while the idea of the entire populations of France, Germany, Austria, … Continue reading

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What the Quitters are Scared to tell you: Their Antarctica/EU comparison is nonsense.

Boris Johnson & his acolytes opened the Wembley debate with some of their usual nonsense – “Only Antarctica is worse”. Let’s just examine what this is about, it will take a moment or two and we’ll have to go a … Continue reading

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Leave Campaign still peddling £350 million lie.

I’ve never seen so much dough in all my life. But never forget – no matter how much dough they have here, it’s nothing like the dough we are sending to Brussels every day: £50 quids worth, £350m a week … Continue reading

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So the Leavers say the EU is undemocratic. Another Myth debunked.

Thanks to Paula Kirby, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. I’d like to correct a very widespread misunderstanding. It is not correct to say the EU is unelected. It is true that the … Continue reading

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The EU, a dictatorship? Are you sure?

I have heard many people say that the EU is essentially a dictatorship, when I first heard this my response was: The people who say this obviously don’t understand dictatorships. In dictatorships you don’t usually get to vote, on anything. … Continue reading

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The UK has pooled sovereignty since 1603 – why are the Leavers so scared of the EU?

Some in the UK believe that the UK is wholly incompatible with any form of union or sharing/pooling of power. This is most curious seeing as the UK’s history of union and pooling of power started in 1603.when England and Scotland formed … Continue reading

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