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Dr John Sydenham has worked in International Pharmaceuticals and for one of the "big four" International Consultancies. He ran a successful company for 15 years and after selling the company devotes his time to travel, science, black labradors and freedom.

A Summary of Opinion Polls on #Brexit

The EU Nationalists in Parliament are attempting to ensure that the UK stays tied to the EU.  What do the opinion polls say? This is what You Gov (click here to see all) has found: However the “No Deal will be an apocalypse” propaganda has been more successful than the previous version …

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The Mock Morality

Our media, especially advertising media, is full of what is right and what is good.  Being right and good are the moral high ground from which product sales are made. But what is right and good? Why not just steal a loaf of bread if you are hungry?  This question …

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The Fight for Independence Must Start Again

When Parliament banned No Deal by one vote in March they overturned the Referendum.  All the EU need do is sit on their hands and one day the UK will return to membership of the EU. The sudden EU elections in May will probably be a defeat for those who …

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EU Nationalism

The history of the Common Market, EEC and EU has been one of steadily increasing union. Those who support the EU on the continent are openly working towards a single Nation.  They are EU Nationalists.  The EU Nationalists in the UK never admit that the EU project is about building a …

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The New Politics

The EU Referendum and the years since have exposed a new politics in Britain.  There is a division between those who are attached to the idea of a globalised world and those who believe that politics is fundamentally local. The values that appeal to the globalising Internationalists are no borders, …

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Independence day cancelled or the death of the UK?

29th March was the day that the UK should have been celebrating independence. It feels like the EU Nationalists have won.  It feels like all that is left is the clean up job where they suppress all coverage of the struggle for independence and move towards a rigged second Referendum …

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The EU is on the March!

As many as 750 thousand people marched on London Saturday to demand that the UK does not become independent of the EU.  If they succeed in overturning the EU Referendum the pro-EU faction in the UK will be completely empowered.  The path to the full integration of the UK with …

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The Fight for Independence continues. What next?

A pro-EU Parliament is in the process of refusing to implement the EU Referendum result.  It is two years and nine months since the Referendum and the best Parliament can offer is a further delay of almost two years.  A delay of 5 years amounts to MPs putting up two …

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If MPs overturn the referendum on 13th March…

The EU Referendum was a straight fight between being prepared to accept the risks of “Project Fear” so that the UK could be independent and not being prepared to accept the risks of “Project Fear” . The Leave vote in the Referendum was a vote to accept the risk of …

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When representatives go rogue

It used to be a joke.  If a country had a referendum that went against the will of the EU they were asked to do it again to get the “right” answer the second time. Those who want to Leave the EU have always looked on this overbearing attitude to …

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Banning No Deal is banning Brexit

If No Deal were banned then the EU could simply sit on its hands and wait for the UK to request to Remain in the EU. Banning No Deal is banning Brexit. Oliver Letwin and Yvette Cooper are attempting to introduce a Bill that would force the Government to extend …

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Brexit – what happens next

At present there are only three options available for Brexit.  These are the approval of a changed Withdrawal Agreement, a No-Deal Brexit and an extension of Article 50. The EU is insisting that the Withdrawal Agreement cannot be changed.  The EU always plays hard ball in negotiations so no-one is …

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New Year Predictions for 2019

The most striking event of the past year and, in retrospect, of the decade, is the continuing rise of the Media Industry (Television, Film, News, Advertising, Social Media, Internet Sales, Computer Games etc).  It is now worth over $2 trillion worldwide.  In the UK alone it is worth about £100 bn.  This …

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Why Brexit will be fine – deal or no deal

Since the Referendum we can already see that wages are rising in real terms: The Referendum has brought us the highest level of real earnings since November 2010. According to the BBC article Wage Rises Accelerate to the Fastest Pace since 2008:  ‘Howard Archer, chief economic adviser to the EY Item …

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“Crashing out” of the EU – how big a crash?

The Bank of England published this graph showing the effect of leaving the EU with no deal in its report: EU withdrawal scenarios and monetary and financial stability: The graph is designed to look as scary as possible.  However, when we read the notes on page 53 we find this little …

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Plan B for Brexit

Any “Plan B” for Brexit must take account of the Referendum result.  The 2016 EU Referendum in the UK was held to determine whether the UK desired to Remain in or Leave the European Union. The result of the Referendum was a convincing majority to Leave the EU in England …

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Bank of England gives Green Light to WTO Brexit

Coverage in the media of the fact that the Belfast Agreement does NOT specify open borders with frictionless trade in Ireland has been entirely suppressed (read the Belfast Agreement here if you don’t know this) and the news that the Bank of England has calculated that a WTO Brexit with a 21 …

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