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George Osborne reassures Wall Street

Posted by seumasach on July 12, 2016

George Osborne reassures Wall Street:UK won’t become ‘Little Britain’

Little America perhaps? As a “remainer” it has to be said Osborne has got into the swing of things remarkably quickly and shifted effortlessly from an Asian perspective to an atlanticist one.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned that cutting company taxes further “would really turn the UK into a tax haven type of economy”.

Well, exactly!- the kind of economy which was becoming increasingly incompatible with EU membership.

Guardian

11th July, 2016

George Osborne has promised American bank bosses that a post-Brexit Britain will “do everything we can to make the UK the most attractive place in the world to do business”.

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Thought you’d finally heard the last of Nigel Farage?

Posted by seumasach on July 4, 2016

 “I am very keen to help the independence movements that are springing up elsewhere in the European Union because I’m certain of one thing: you haven’t seen the last country that wants to leave the EU.”

For the neocons and associates, Brexit is nothing but the first domino which will lead to the disintegration of the EU. They see it as the new Soviet Union and would bring it down as, according to them, they brought down the Soviet Union. The EU or, rather, Euroland, now the pertinent organization, has become a barrier to certain City of London interests. In the event of collapse, they are confident they could dominate the residual “independent nations”.

While the brexiteers say they need more time to work out their strategy towards the EU, Farage has stepped down from his party leadership to kick start the real strategy: to fan the flames of euroscepticism and xenophobia the length and breadth of Europe.

Independent

4th July, 2016

Having won his war to get Britain out of the EU, he now wants to win the peace. Nigel Farage may be about to embark on a European tour

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Liam Fox pencils in January 1, 2019, for Brexit

Posted by seumasach on July 3, 2016

Speaking to the Sunday Telegraph, the Vote Leave campaigner added: “We need to spend money on our national security because you need to buy insurance in a dangerous world.”

Didn’t take long before the national security state raised its head. The Brexit agenda is a neoconservative agenda.

Evening Standard

3rd July, 2016

Tory leadership hopeful Liam Fox has pencilled in a date on which Britain could formally exit the EU if he becomes Prime Minister.

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