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Thursday, 25 August 2016

American Software Security, late seventies style!

Borlannd Sidekick was a Personal Information Manager [PIM} which I used on my Commodore PET back in 1977-1979.

We were discussing sidekick in a pub in Bayswater and complaining because Borland wasn't allowed to send the version with the ability to make the data secure with security outside the USA.

A rather large Russian came over to our table - remember, this was in the cold war, and we were naturally a little nervous!

But he was friendly and said if we came back tomorrow he would give us a copy of Sidekick with the security on it.

We returned the next night and sure enough, he came over and gave us the floppy disks. I asked how he managed to get them when we couldn't.

"Man in embassy in Washington crossed the road to computer shop and got program and copied to all embassies in world".

Made us question American government intelligence.

Ampers

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Some humour from our cousins across the pond

Sent to us from American friends we met on a Viking Cruise.

BRITISH HUMOR IS DIFFERENT
These are classified ads, which were actually placed in UK Newspapers:

FREE YORKSHIRE TERRIER.

8 years old,
Hateful little bastard.
Bites!   

FREE PUPPIES
1/2 Cocker Spaniel, 1/2 sneaky neighbor's dog.   

FREE PUPPIES.
Mother is a Kennel Club registered German Shepherd.
Father is a Super Dog, able to leap tall fences in a single bound.
 
COWS, CALVES: NEVER BRED.
Also 1 gay bull for sale.
 
JOINING NUDIST COLONY!
Must sell washer and dryer £100.
 
WEDDING DRESS FOR SALE .
Worn once by mistake.
Call Stephanie.
 
FOR  SALE BY OWNER.
Complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica, 45 volumes.
Excellent condition, £200 or best offer. No longer needed, got married, wife knows everything.   

Statement of the Century  
Thought from the Greatest Living Scottish Thinker--BillyConnolly.

"If women are so bloody perfect at multitasking, How come they can't have a headache and sex at the same time?"  
   



Children Are Quick
______________________________ ______
 
TEACHER: Why are you late?
STUDENT: Class started before I got here.
______________________________ ______
TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor?
JOHN: You told me to do it without using tables.
 ______________________________ ____________
TEACHER: Glenn, how do you spell 'crocodile?'
GLENN: K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L'
TEACHER: No, that's wrong
GLENN: Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.
(I Love this child)
______________________________ ______________
TEACHER: Donald, what is the chemical formula for water?
DONALD: H I J K L M N O.
TEACHER: What are you talking about?
DONALD: Yesterday you said it's H to O.
______________________________ ____
TEACHER: Winnie, name one important thing we have today that we didn't have ten years ago.
WINNIE: Me!
______________________________ ____________
TEACHER: Glen, why do you always get so dirty?
GLEN: Well, I'm a lot closer to the ground than you are.
______________________________
TEACHER: George Washington not only chopped down his father's cherry tree, but also admitted it.
Now, Louie, do you know why his father didn't punish him?
LOUIS: Because George still had the axe in his hand.....
______________________________ ________
TEACHER: Now, Simon , tell me frankly, do you say prayers before eating?
SIMON: No sir, I don't have to, my Mum is a good cook.
______________________________
TEACHER:  Clyde , your composition on 'My Dog' is exactly the same as your brother's. Did you copy his?
CLYDE : No, sir. It's the same dog.
______________________________ _____
TEACHER: Harold, what do you call a person who keeps on talking when people are no longer interested?
HAROLD: A teacher.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Can you help with extra information please?

 Please send me an email on the form on the left hand column. The email box is optional, if it forces an email, just add example@email.com

If you would like to see what we have done so far, click on this line.

Want to be notified when website will be finished, click on this line.

A new page on our website is:

The establishment grouped together to defend the EU.

Below is a list of public figures, foreign politicians and companies who actively supported the remain campaign by browbeating the British Public not to Brexit.

Name                       Position


Richard Branson     Founder, Virgin Group
Barack Obama        President of the United States of America
Lord Rose                Chairman of Marks & Spencer
Lord Sainsbuty        Sainsbury Supermarkets and Britain Stronger in Europe
David Cameron       British Prime Minister
Nicola Sturgeon      Scotish First Minister
Tony Blair               Ex PM   }    It's debatable whether they, in fact, actually
Gordon Brown        Ex PM   }    helped the Remain cause by speaking for it
John Major              Ex PM   }    during the Brexit campaign.

Can you add to it? We aren't interested in people who kept their head down but voted Remain, this was their inalienable right. But we are interested in all those who appeared in the newspapers, TV or radio who tried to influence the result by browbeating the British people.

Ampers

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Please help with these Cabinet Ministers. Remainers or Leavers?

Here is the Cabinet, Can you help with who was a Remainian and who was a leaver?


*** UPDATE***

Now all completed, thanks for all your help.

Red = Remainers
Blue = Leavers


Total 46.    
Remain Camp 38    Leave Camp 8

 First cabinet

Theresa May – Prime Minister.

Philip Hammond – Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Amber Rudd – Home Secretary.

Boris Johnson – Foreign Secretary.

Michael Fallon – Defence Secretary.

David Davis - Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.

Liam Fox – Secretary of State for International Trade.

David Gauke – Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Jeremy Hunt – Health Secretary.

Justine Greening – Education Secretary.

Damian Green – Work and Pensions Secretary.

Liz Truss – Justice Secretary.

Chris Grayling – Transport Secretary.

Greg Clark – Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Andrea Leadsom – Environment Secretary.

Priti Patel – Secretary of State for International Development.

Karen Bradley – Culture Secretary.

Sajid Javid – Communities Secretary.

Jeremy Wright – Attorney General.

Gavin Williamson – Chief Whip.

Patrick McLoughlin – Party chairman.

Alun Cairns – Welsh Secretary.

David Mundell – Scottish Secretary.

James Brokenshire – Northern Ireland Secretary.

David Lidington – Leader of the Commons.

Baroness Evans – Leader of the Lords.

Ben Gummer – Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Penny Mordaunt – Minister of State at DWP

Mike Penning – Minister of State at MoD

Brandon Lewis – Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service at the Home Office

Matt Hancock – Minister of State responsible for digital policy at DCMS

Jane Ellison – Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Joseph Johnson – Minister of State at the Department for Educatio

John Hayes – Minister of State at the Department for Transport

Damian Hinds – Minister of State for the Department of Work and Pensions

Greg Hands – Minister of State in the Department for International Trade

Robert Goodwill – Minister of State for immigration in the Home Office

Lord Price – Minister of State at the Department for International Trade

Philip Dunne – Minister of State at the Department of Health

Sir Oliver Heald – Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice

Nick Hurd – Minister of State at Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Edward Timpson – Minister of State at DfE

Marcus Jones – Minister for Local Government at DCLG

Baroness Shields – Minister for Internet Safety and Security at DCMS

Mark Spencer – Whip

Sam Gyimah – Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice

Monday, 25 July 2016

BREXIT will NOT happen unless we watch these bastards like hawks.

We are living in trying times.

Did we win Brexit? That's now looking debatable!

Are the "Remain MPs", Theresa May is one of them, going to try and thwart us so we are kept in the EU against the will of the majority? They are, according to the Conservative Chairman, already stretching invoking Article50 to GE2020!

Technically, there can't be a General Election before 2020 but there are one or two ways in which it could be possible for Parliament to call an election earlier - some are thinking this could happen shortly in the new year.

We must be ready,

You must be ready


I am looking for people, throughout Britain, willing to be part of a team.

I'm not looking for physical fighters but people who are far lest bothered on being politically correct and don't mind calling a spade a spade, or a wicked MP a bastard or a bitch!

There are plenty fighting an intellectual battle with members of parliament and the press, but they are not only small in number but have fixed ideas which don't appeal to the masses.

We have to concentrate on the "man in the street", whereas the MPs number in tens, the man in the street number in millions. This is where the fight will be won.

Can you watch and collect information for us (Team Members)
Can you proof-read, check links etc for us (sub-editors)
Can you take copy and post into the website? (Editors)
Can you build a complex website system? (Web Designer)

Remember, our politicians are proven to be deceitful.

Help me build: www.finchcall.uk

Monday, 18 July 2016

The beginning of a long arduous campaign to keep an eye on our weak willed leaders in parliament.


 We have to keep this Government to account
come and help our loyal team
You can live anywhere in the world to help
https://t.co/T0DypEaLmN

Do you get a newspaper regularly? we need to know all the pro Brexit and Anti Brexit articles your paper prints. If you find a relevant article there's no need to write out the article, just the subject line and paper name and date, others can find the web version.

Do you want any of the following news programs regularly? BBC, ITV Channel 4 or Sky? we need to built up pictures of their anti-British propaganda. A short precise with the time and date will suffice.

Are you on Facebook a lot? we need to get a feel for anti British pages there. Not the personal sections of your friends, but official organisations with their pages there. Post the link to our members Group page.

Are you on Twitter? A constant battle royal is on there all the time and @AmpersUK (that's me) is usually in the thick of things. And most surprised Twitter hasn't banned him yet. If you see anything relevant, mark it as a Favourite for looking through when you have time.

We have our own Google Group to submit info, and the person in the next stage, then lifts it out of there to work on it. All very clean and simple.

Once we have built up our temporary website we will be looking for other skills, such as:

leadership skills
recruitment skills
website design skills
newspaper letter writing skills
solicitors help
to name but a few.

As we grow, new skills will spring to mind so, if you feel you may not have something to offer right now, list them at the end of the form, or perhaps you just want to be kept in the loop, let us know at the end of the form.

And the pay is phenomenal! It is the knowledge that by your help in this campaign, you will have helped make Britain Great again. That's something that money cannot buy!

Fill in the form but if by the end of it, you feel you want to think longer about it, just omit your name and email address. If the form insists to add something, just put ampers for your name and 1234@ampers.com for your email address. Your form will automatically be deleted.




Ampers


Sunday, 26 June 2016

If there's a further referendum, we MUST use this!

It's in Italian with English subtitles, but I think you will agree, it is actually better this way. What a pity we didn't have it earlier! Just under 6 minutes but they're Italians and talk fast, so the sub-titles don't hang about!


Ampers

Why Article50 is a disaster.

One MEP, Gerard Batten, UKIPs London MEP is convinced there is a better way.

But first, a little about Gerard:

Gerard Batten was a member of the Anti-Federalist League 1992-1993 and a founder member of the UK Independence Party in 1993. He was the Party’s European Election Organiser in 1994 and the first Party Secretary (1994-1997). He has served on the UKIP National Executive Committee at different times. He has fought eleven different election campaigns for the Party over the years.

He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament for London in 2004 and re-elected in 2009 for another five year term. [he was also elected again for the present term] He has written extensively on such subjects as Immigration, the Cost of the European Union, and the European Arrest Warranty and the creation of a European system of criminal law.

In his first term he was a member of the European Parliament’s Security & Defence Committee, and since 2009 he has been a member of the Civil Liberties Justice & Home Affairs Committee. From 2009 he has served as the UKIP MEP’s Chief Whip.

One of the pages in Gerard's website reads:

Referendum Victory! But how can Britain leave the European Union?
24th June 2016

 The British people have delivered an historic victory by voting to leave the EU.  It is now the duty of the Government and Parliament to implement that decision.

 Politicians and commentators are citing Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty as the only means of leaving.  This is not true!

 The quickest and simplest way of leave the EU is to repeal the European Communities Act (1973).  That would restore supremacy of law-making to Parliament.  Parliament could then pass immediate measures to control borders and immigration.

 However, all EU Directives have been transposed into Acts of Parliament, and these would remain in force. So chaos would not ensue.  These Acts could then be repealed gradually over a period of time (as short as possible).  We would be left with only the minimum of laws we need to interact with the EU (if it still exists).

 I explain this in my book, The Road to Freedom.  The arguments in this book are summarised in a short four-page pamphlet that can by read by clicking on this link. [This will take you directly to the PDF, save it and print it out, and distribute it as much as you can.]

Last but not least, if you hunger for more than the four page summary, you can buy the paperback for £7.99 or the Kindle version for £3.67 on this page on the Amazon UK website.

Ampers.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Help needed with our retribution website. pass this around please

I am looking for an expert Web designer who is voting to leave the EU.
and willing to do this out of love.

But if you give me access to one subdirectory for access to all SHTML files only, additions and changes of copy won't cause you extra work as I am experienced enough to handle that. In addition, by only having access to SHTML files, I can't bugger up your structure :-) Once designed, there will be little for you to do, other than a little housekeeping now and again.

If you don't understand the above paragraph it may be best for you to pass this by.

The name of the web site will be called RETRIBUTION and will last until the 2020 General Election. The web address is www.our-retribution.uk

I am also looking for someone willing to fund this with a well established service provider until end May 2020. It will have a page for every pro EU MP and a few extra pages for each class of pro EU companies which trade with the general public.

For more information please use the email form in the left hand column with an abridged CV. I will write back with my full details after checking that you are genuine and not an enemy plant, which I expect to have many of,

My credentials, which can be checked with Leave.EU and GO is that I run a team of over thirty volunteers who leaflet most days and we run a Saturday stall every week for GO in Barnet.

Ampers.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Why I swopped my £1,000+ Longines for a smart watch.

Watches on my wrist

I used to own a Longines, and my wife wears an Omega. But now, I wear an LG G Watch R smart watch. Why have I gone down the el cheapo route?


I paid £199.00 on Amazon for it, although now no longer sold, but two companies offer it for £685 and £689).

I will update the watch for a new watch every year as micro electronics get smaller and smaller and the watches do more and more. So in the end I may actually pay far more than my £1,000 plus Longines.

However, all my phone notifications can, if I so desire, also go to my watch, and I do desire! So much easier than getting the phone out.

I can send texts to people, and even short emails, via voice to my watch, once again so much easier than getting the phone out.

I have my phone bell off and vibrate on, so when someone calls me, my watch vibrates and I can check who is calling and decide whether to take it. So much easier than getting the phone out.

But above all, giving me a feeling of smug superiority when I am on a train, or in a restaurant, and seeing everyone tapping away on their phones.

I'm not really a nice person!

Ampers.

Saturday, 28 May 2016

What you all need to know about TTIP before June 23rd 2016.

So little is known as ithe negotiations are conducted in the sort of security normally associated with preparing for a world war.

And it is just a trade agreement!!!



Ampers

I haven't a clue who the woman is, but she's gooood...

Worth a watch as what she has to say is frightening. It is in America, but one automatically assumes it could be happening here in Blighty. And, look at the huge audience.


Ampers.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Islam - the religion of peace by Paul Weston

An interesting video, and directed to David Cameron specifically.

... and doesn't he do it so well!!!

Ampers.


Monday, 23 May 2016

The terrifying EU army has actually begun with the first countries army

This is already happening, Holland has lost their army, more to follow.

The EU has all the ground work already in operation. Soon they will take armies from all the EU member states. Note they are called states and not countries.


This is the beginning of WWIII.

Ampers.

Saturday, 14 May 2016

A Canadian's view of Brexit. This man is brilliant!

I watch a lot of Stefan Molyneux's videos, he has a sharp incisive mind and, at the same time, is very entertaining.


Ampers

Friday, 13 May 2016

Good reasons for Remainians to educate themselves.

In my mind, there are three main reasons why Remainians want to vote to remain in the European Union.

One reasons is, they are following their party leaders lines and have not really considered what it means.

Another reason is they either have the snouts in the EU gravy train (10,000 staff there earn more than the British Prime Minister) or working for a company which needs the EU, thus putting their own prospects ahead of their, and everyone else's children and grand-children’s future.

Finally, they do not realise one important fact which I will illustrate by telling my story: "As a South African, I have found the British, although a little quick sometimes to anger, are very slow to take this any further. However, when the chips are down and it is time to get off the fence, they do so with alacrity! This is why I have no hesitation but to vote Leave, knowing that the British will get off the fence, and make things happen - with a vengeance, and Britain will be great again."

First the film, an hour and eleven minutes of facts about how the EU has destroyed this country, then an interesting document by Bob Lomas.

 
Now to the document:
AN UNLAWFUL REFERENDUM.

Very shortly the British people will be voting in an unlawful referendum, unlawful because our national sovereignty is the birth right of generations yet unborn just as it was ours and therefore not in the gift of any one generation to decide whether or not they wish to return to being a free sovereign people of self political determination, or remain a satellite state subordinate to the German-based European political empire.

The majority will be so doing without the slightest understanding of the issues involved and the consequences and potential perils of their actions, because just as it was in 1972 when the then Conservative government, acting without mandate or regard for due lawful procedure, took the nation into the then EEC by hiding from the people the factual implications under the terms and conditions of the Treaty of Rome. 

Prior to that now historic treachery in 1972 the people were led to believe that the issue was one of economics and that national sovereignty would not be affected and today's Conservative government is virtually peddling the same dishonest and deceitful lie, all be it they are now simply smothering the issue of national sovereignty with a great play on the claimed but totally hypothetical advantages of being permanently subordinate to an unelected, unaccountable and undemocratic foreign political power.

Most importantly the essential issue of this coming referendum is not about politics or economics, it is about national sovereignty and freedom, the most highly valued thing known to man and for which mankind has time and again been prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice to defend and secure. 

Little wonder the people are divided on the issue which is one of utter confusion as it was deliberately planned so to be. Also as planned, if the people were to be informed of the truth behind our present unlawful governance it would doubtless be met with utter disbelief for such circumstances are expected to be found in third world countries, not in the land of Christian principles and honest integrity, presided over by an elected sovereign monarch and the mother of all parliaments.

The sad truth is that in 1972 a parliamentary political coup by the Conservative party deposed the office of the monarch, dismissed the people's common law constitution and surrendered the supremacy of the Crown, together with the people's law and the nation's sovereignty to a foreign political power.

As things presently stand the economies of the world are in a state of flux which does not make for any form of monetary or political stability and the EU is no exception, yet our politicians and a number of very wealthy international speculators are attempting to persuade us to risk a thousand years of constitutional stability by placing ourselves permanently under the dictate of unelected foreign bureaucrats,  whose nations' histories have never experienced democracy as we understand it - and all in the pursuit of financial speculation.

Important though the issues of trade and investment are, man does not live by bread alone, there are other important aspects and issues that are essential to social cohesion and political stability, such as principle, integrity, truth, transparency and fairness; our ancient word 'fair' which summarises all that we are as a people,  has no equivalent in any other language.  It is these social assets we have in our national disposition and from which our democracy is sustained and gives lead and example to the civilised world, a far greater value than the handful of silver for which our politicians would sell our lawful rights and freedom.

For the past half century the British people have been deceived, lied to and denied the truth of their inalienable common law rights and liberties. Before 1972 we had a thousand year old written common law constitution that summarised, represented, expressed and upheld all that we were as a nation state and upon which our system of law was based.

Under the terms, principle and demands of the Treaty of Rome this had to be ignored, buried, forgotten and banished from the nation's education curriculums, it being the antithesis of the code Napoleon on which European law is based, not least on such issues as the presumption of innocence and trial by one's peers in the form of a jury.

Not surprisingly very few people, including politicians, understand what the Treaty of Rome is all about. The principle and objective of the Treaty of Rome, based on the German High Command document Europaisch Whitshaftsgemeinshaft 1942, is to realise the planned destruction of the nation states of Europe by the eradication of the principle of national sovereignty.

Prior to the Conservative government signing up to the Treaty of Rome in 1972 there was deceitful and misleading propaganda proffered by that government that we would not be losing but would be sharing our sovereignty, despite sovereignty being absolute and indivisible. In reality our national sovereignty was surrendered and replaced by the political sovereignty of the EEC. Before the surrender we were a constitutional monarchy, this was ended along with the monarchy for there is no provision in the Treaty of Rome for a constitutional monarchy.

Clearly the monarch had either abdicated, or been treasonously deposed, as there can be no sovereign monarch in a country that is no longer sovereign. Under the Coronation Oath Act 1688 the monarch was also the official Governor of the nation with extensive powers of governance as vested in the monarch by the people at the time of the coronation.

The government of the day was no more than a delegated authority with no powers of its own, its only powers being those loaned to it by the people for its temporary duration and was mounted by the monarch on the people's behalf for a strictly limited period. The power of governance remained with the monarch and through the monarch to the people, the monarch and the people being as one, as established and proclaimed in a marriage, as part of the  Coronation ceremony.

In summary, before 1972 this nation was not about Parliament and the people, it was about the people and their elected monarch, Parliament being no more than a temporarily appointed national administration and legislature; a national servant.

With the unlawful dissolution of the monarchy and the surrender of the supremacy of the Crown, in accord with the terms and conditions of the Treaty of Rome, Parliament, which formerly drew its legitimacy from the Crown became an illegitimate and therefore unlawful assembly and has remained so since 1972.

The abdication of the monarch was later officially confirmed when following the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, again by a Conservative government, the then Conservative prime minister John Major announced in the House of Commons that all British people had been officially made citizens of the EU including the Queen, the implication being that all, including the Queen were bound by the demands, obligations and restrictions of that foreign citizenship.

Had John Major not been correct he would have been 'imagining the death of the monarch' and so subject to charges of treason under the Treason Felony Act 1848 but no action was taken against him.

Also, clearly no one could be both monarch and citizen at the same time.  By his statement John Major was also making sure that everyone fully understood that they were NO LONGER BRITISH SUBJECTS.

Unlawful though this coming referendum is, as it invites the British people to engage in an act of treason against themselves, it could at least give expression to those wishing to return to being British subjects and once more under lawful governance.

To those who will be voting......

If you wish to return to being a British subject.

If you wish to have the Crown and the monarchy reinstated.

If you wish to return to lawful governance  and the rule of law administered through a legitimate national parliament.

If you wish to see a return to the lawful recognition of our ancient Common Law Constitution.

If you wish to ensure your descendants grow up and live in a free and sovereign country of self political determination, there is only one way to vote and that is, for this nation to leave the politically chaotic and financially corrupt European Union. 

Do so with a will and be mindful of the hundreds of thousands of foreign immigrants surreptitiously brought here to vote against you, and the hundreds of thousands of those born here of foreign immigrants, who have no historic affinity with this country, be it politically or spiritually.
AN UNLAWFUL REFERENDUM.

Very shortly the British people will be voting in an unlawful referendum, unlawful because our national sovereignty is the birth right of generations yet unborn just as it was ours and therefore not in the gift of any one generation to decide whether or not they wish to return to being a free sovereign people of self political determination, or remain a satellite state subordinate to the German-based European political empire.

The majority will be so doing without the slightest understanding of the issues involved and the consequences and potential perils of their actions, because just as it was in 1972 when the then Conservative government, acting without mandate or regard for due lawful procedure, took the nation into the then EEC by hiding from the people the factual implications under the terms and conditions of the Treaty of Rome. 

Prior to that now historic treachery in 1972 the people were led to believe that the issue was one of economics and that national sovereignty would not be affected and today's Conservative government is virtually peddling the same dishonest and deceitful lie, all be it they are now simply smothering the issue of national sovereignty with a great play on the claimed but totally hypothetical advantages of being permanently subordinate to an unelected, unaccountable and undemocratic foreign political power.

Most importantly the essential issue of this coming referendum is not about politics or economics, it is about national sovereignty and freedom, the most highly valued thing known to man and for which mankind has time and again been prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice to defend and secure.

Little wonder the people are divided on the issue which is one of utter confusion as it was deliberately planned so to be. Also as planned, if the people were to be informed of the truth behind our present unlawful governance it would doubtless be met with utter disbelief for such circumstances are expected to be found in third world countries, not in the land of Christian principles and honest integrity, presided over by an elected sovereign monarch and the mother of all parliaments.

The sad truth is that in 1972 a parliamentary political coup by the Conservative party deposed the office of the monarch, dismissed the people's common law constitution and surrendered the supremacy of the Crown, together with the people's law and the nation's sovereignty to a foreign political power.

As things presently stand the economies of the world are in a state of flux which does not make for any form of monetary or political stability and the EU is no exception, yet our politicians and a number of very wealthy international speculators are attempting to persuade us to risk a thousand years of constitutional stability by placing ourselves permanently under the dictate of unelected foreign bureaucrats,  whose nations' histories have never experienced democracy as we understand it - and all in the pursuit of financial speculation.

Important though the issues of trade and investment are, man does not live by bread alone, there are other important aspects and issues that are essential to social cohesion and political stability, such as principle, integrity, truth, transparency and fairness; our ancient word 'fair' which summarises all that we are as a people,  has no equivalent in any other language.  It is these social assets we have in our national disposition and from which our democracy is sustained and gives lead and example to the civilised world, a far greater value than the handful of silver for which our politicians would sell our lawful rights and freedom.

For the past half century the British people have been deceived, lied to and denied the truth of their inalienable common law rights and liberties. Before 1972 we had a thousand year old written common law constitution that summarised, represented, expressed and upheld all that we were as a nation state and upon which our system of law was based.

Under the terms, principle and demands of the Treaty of Rome this had to be ignored, buried, forgotten and banished from the nation's education curriculums, it being the antithesis of the code Napoleon on which European law is based, not least on such issues as the presumption of innocence and trial by one's peers in the form of a jury.

Not surprisingly very few people, including politicians, understand what the Treaty of Rome is all about. The principle and objective of the Treaty of Rome, based on the German High Command document Europaisch Whitshaftsgemeinshaft 1942, is to realise the planned destruction of the nation states of Europe by the eradication of the principle of national sovereignty.

Prior to the Conservative government signing up to the Treaty of Rome in 1972 there was deceitful and misleading propaganda proffered by that government that we would not be losing but would be sharing our sovereignty, despite sovereignty being absolute and indivisible. In reality our national sovereignty was surrendered and replaced by the political sovereignty of the EEC. Before the surrender we were a constitutional monarchy, this was ended along with the monarchy for there is no provision in the Treaty of Rome for a constitutional monarchy.

Clearly the monarch had either abdicated, or been treasonously deposed, as there can be no sovereign monarch in a country that is no longer sovereign. Under the Coronation Oath Act 1688 the monarch was also the official Governor of the nation with extensive powers of governance as vested in the monarch by the people at the time of the coronation.

The government of the day was no more than a delegated authority with no powers of its own, its only powers being those loaned to it by the people for its temporary duration and was mounted by the monarch on the people's behalf for a strictly limited period. The power of governance remained with the monarch and through the monarch to the people, the monarch and the people being as one, as established and proclaimed in a marriage, as part of the  Coronation ceremony.

In summary, before 1972 this nation was not about Parliament and the people, it was about the people and their elected monarch, Parliament being no more than a temporarily appointed national administration and legislature; a national servant.

With the unlawful dissolution of the monarchy and the surrender of the supremacy of the Crown, in accord with the terms and conditions of the Treaty of Rome, Parliament, which formerly drew its legitimacy from the Crown became an illegitimate and therefore unlawful assembly and has remained so since 1972.

The abdication of the monarch was later officially confirmed when following the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, again by a Conservative government, the then Conservative prime minister John Major announced in the House of Commons that all British people had been officially made citizens of the EU including the Queen, the implication being that all, including the Queen were bound by the demands, obligations and restrictions of that foreign citizenship.

Had John Major not been correct he would have been 'imagining the death of the monarch' and so subject to charges of treason under the Treason Felony Act 1848 but no action was taken against him.

Also, clearly no one could be both monarch and citizen at the same time.  By his statement John Major was also making sure that everyone fully understood that they were NO LONGER BRITISH SUBJECTS.

Unlawful though this coming referendum is, as it invites the British people to engage in an act of treason against themselves, it could at least give expression to those wishing to return to being British subjects and once more under lawful governance.

To those who will be voting......

If you wish to return to being a British subject.

If you wish to have the Crown and the monarchy reinstated.

If you wish to return to lawful governance  and the rule of law administered through a legitimate national parliament.

If you wish to see a return to the lawful recognition of our ancient Common Law Constitution.

If you wish to ensure your descendants grow up and live in a free and sovereign country of self political determination, there is only one way to vote and that is, for this nation to leave the politically chaotic and financially corrupt European Union.

Do so with a will and be mindful of the hundreds of thousands of foreign immigrants surreptitiously brought here to vote against you, and the hundreds of thousands of those born here of foreign immigrants, who have no historic affinity with this country, be it politically or spiritually.

Digest the facts that are hereby laid out  and check them out for yourself, should you have a mind to and should you be of a spiritual belief, pray that the sword of truth and enlightenment does ultimately prevail. 

Bob Lomas.
I hope you have enjoyed the film, and taken in the message in the document, and thanks to Adrian who sent me the document.

Ampers.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

The Remain Group exposed and other referendum information

Boris is leading the way, and certainly he won't be chums with Cameron any more.

Boris also points the finger of blame at the EU for the situation in Ukraine (as UKIP [and I] have argued for some time). And Boris is immediately smeared (as UKIP has been) as "a friend of Putin".  Responding to the Prime Minister's paranoid claims yesterday, Boris adds the (fairly obvious) point that Brexit will not spark World War Three.

Boris's Five Questions: In a move reminiscent of Gordon Brown's famous "five tests" on the €uro, Boris poses Five Questions for David Cameron and the Remain Campaign to answer.
  1. How can you possibly control EU immigration into this country?
  2. The Living Wage is an excellent policy, but how will you stop it being a big pull factor for uncontrolled EU migration, given that it is far higher than minimum wages in other EU countries?
  3. How will you prevent the European Court from interfering further in immigration, asylum, human rights, and all kinds of matters which have nothing to do with the so-called Single Market?
  4. Why did you give up the UK veto on further moves towards a fiscal and political union?
  5. How can you stop us from being dragged in, and from being made to pay?
Some good questions, there, but you may have a long wait before Cameron or the Remain groups will reply. Don't hold your breathe.

I have noted, over the months, that most of UKIP problems have been caused by what I call "professional politicians" from the Tory camp. Namely, Douglas Carswell and Suzanne Evans, aided and abetted by an ex Daily Express hack.

And now, according to the Mirror rag, there may be trouble with Neil Hamilton. A meeting today will establish whether that's true or not. I'll add anything I learn as a comment below.

Col. Richard Kemp wrote during his long article in Breitbart:
"The Duke of Marlborough, Churchill’s ancestor and victor at Blenheim, would certainly have voted for Brexit. His greatest victory was won against Louis XIV’s France when he destroyed the prospect of a European super state.

" To compare the battles, campaigns and wars won by Marlborough, Nelson, Wellington, Lloyd-George, Haig, Churchill, and Montgomery with the pusillanimous conduct of the EU leadership is actually beyond parody. These were men of intellect and steel: valiant, determined, resolute, and unyielding".
I'll end with the following which was on an email list I'm on, sent in by Cathleen, and were Boris's words:
"Above all – to get to the third key point of the Remainers – if we leave the EU we will not, repeat not, be leaving Europe. Of all the arguments they make, this is the one that infuriates me the most. I am a child of Europe. I am a liberal cosmopolitan and my family is a genetic UN peacekeeping force.

"I can read novels in French and I can sing the Ode to joy in German, and if they keep accusing me of being a Little Englander, I will. Both as editor of the Spectator and Mayor of London I have promoted the teaching of modern European languages in our schools. I have dedicated much of my life to the study of the origins of our common – our common - European culture and civilization in ancient Greece and Rome.

"So I find if offensive, insulting, irrelevant and positively cretinous to be told – sometimes by people who can barely speak a foreign language – that I belong to a group of small-minded xenophobes; because the truth is it is Brexit that is now the great project of European liberalism, and I am afraid that it is the European Union – for all the high ideals with which it began, that now represents the ancient regime.

"It is we who are speaking up for the people, and it is they who are defending an obscurantist and universalist system of government that is now well past its sell by date and which is ever more remote from ordinary voters.

"It is we in the Leave Camp – not they – who stand in the tradition of the liberal cosmopolitan European enlightenment – not just of Locke and Wilkes, but of Rousseau and Voltaire; and though they are many, and though they are well-funded, and though we know that they can call on unlimited taxpayer funds for their leaflets, it is we few, we happy few who have the inestimable advantage of believing strongly in our cause, and that we will be vindicated by history; and we will win for exactly the same reason that the Greeks beat the Persians at Marathon – because they are fighting for an outdated absolutist ideology, and we are fighting for freedom.

"That is the choice on June 23."

Ampers.

Saturday, 7 May 2016

101 Reasons Why We Should Leave The EU

101 Reasons Why We Should Leave The EU.
By Hugh Williams (Revised March 2016)
With thanks to Hugh Williams for his kind permission to reproduce his book here.
 
Introduction

This booklet was first prepared long before the announcement of the referendum on our membership of the European Union. With that announcement having been made, it has been decided to divide this publication into two parts:

The first part deals with the 101 reasons for leaving the EU;

The second part deals, briefly, with whether or not the deal that Prime Minister David Cameron reached with his fellow EU leaders in February 2016 makes any difference to the arguments for leaving. 

Part 1: 101 Reasons for leaving the EU
 
Let’s start with the EU’s lack of Democracy:

1. Although the people of Britain will be given a referendum on our membership of the European Union, for over forty years, the British people have never been asked if we wanted to be part of a European Union.

2. The EU is a totally undemocratic institution. The rules are made by unelected bureaucrats in the European Commission; they write the laws, get them passed by the almost entirely pro-EU European Parliament – a parliament that has no official opposition – and then impose them on the member states. There is no appeal.

The EU already controls the following areas:
3. Foreign affairs
4. Economic affairs
5. Public health
6. Energy
7. Justice
8. Environment
9. Employment
10. Farming
11. Police
12. Fisheries
13. Social affairs
14. Law enforcement
15. Immigration
16. Transport

17. The whole plan is for the EU to do away with all the member countries and form just one country, Europe. This would mean...

18. The parliaments of the EU member states would be disbanded as Brussels takes total charge.

19. When we voted in the 1975 Referendum, we were told we were joining a trading agreement. Now that the official documents, concerning our entry in 1973, have been released we have seen that our then Conservative Government had it clearly in mind that we were on a long road to full political union, but ministers were told not to tell the British people. This means that this ever-creeping European Union (the gradual and now almost complete takeover of our country by the EU) has all been done with the full connivance of the British Conservative and Labour Parties and the wholehearted enthusiasm of the Lib Dems.

20. We have been promised chances to leave the EU, but all of the promises have been broken. Firstly, Tony Blair promised us a referendum on the EU constitution in the 2005 General Election manifesto. When this constitution (national straitjacket) went through our Westminster Parliament under the name of the Treaty of Lisbon, that promise was broken, with the total support of the Liberal Democrats.

Secondly, the Conservatives, who were then the official opposition, gave us a cast-iron guarantee that we would be given a referendum on this treaty, but within a few months of being elected, they too had broken their promise over this matter of vital national interest. 

It has only been thanks to the growing tide of opposition to the EU dictatorship within Britain that David Cameron has been forced to seek some cosmetic changes on which we are being asked to vote.

21. MEPs cannot initiate legislation. Only the unelected European Commission can do that. There is very little point in having Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The European Parliament is a sham.

22. UK MEPs (of all parties) are powerless to block legislation that is harmful to British interests.

23. MEPs are asked to vote on hundreds of items in an hour. This means that they often get confused as to which measure they are voting for. The MEPs nearly always vote in favour of what the Commission proposes because, as has just been said, most MEPs are pro-EU. Indeed the voting system in the European Parliament is so skewed that legislation is nearly always passed. This has always been the case. If a piece of legislation fails then it comes back again and again until it is passed.

24. There is seldom a proper vote count in the European Parliament. There isn’t even a wish to have a proper vote count. Indeed, the EU Parliament never allows a proper debate.

25. Criticism of the EU is definitely not encouraged in the European Parliament. (See also Reasons 95 to 97.)

26. The British gave democracy to the World. Yet we have abandoned this system (which has proved its integrity over 8 centuries) in favour of the corrupt EU alternative.

27. Acquis Communautaire. This is the Brussels Ratchet which says that, once a national power has been ceded to Brussels, it will never be returned. Indeed this Acquis is just what the Eurocrats want because...

28. “Ever closer union” is what the EU is all about (it is stressed right at the start of the Lisbon Treaty) and “Ever closer union” is what it has always been about; but, of course, not with the approval of the peoples of Europe. This union is being foisted on us by the unelected Brussels bureaucrats and indeed totally contrary to the wishes of people like the Irish, Dutch and French voters, all of whom voted against the EU constitution, (which within a few years had morphed into the Treaty of Lisbon) in three of the rare referendums that were actually granted to EU voters on the subject.

David Cameron may have won us an opt-out from “Ever closer union” but, as at least two serious national newspapers have pointed out (and as I mention at the start of this point) “Ever closer union” is a fundamental principle on which the EU has been built. It is highly unlikely that this opt-out is worth anything at all.

29. The three main political parties refuse to deal honestly with the issue of the EU. They always focus on national issues, and never on the far more important issue of who actually governs us. They are frightened to let you know just how much the EU bosses them about.

30. With the EU making so many of our laws, there is little point worrying about the national policies of any of the British political parties. This is because, when in government, they have to dance to the EU’s tune, not to the one they present in their manifesto. Once we can return our seat of government to Westminster and make UK law superior to EU law, only then it will make sense to have a full presentation and debate about the different manifestos.

31. Two fundamental principles have been destroyed by our membership of the EU:

a. The hard-won right to elect and dismiss those who make our laws. This right has gone because we no longer elect the people who make our laws. The Brussels Bureaucrats who do so are unelected.
And
b. We have given our UK Parliament, and only that Parliament, the right to make our laws. But this right has been given by our UK Parliament to a foreign power, without our permission, and all the while the three main political parties pretend that they have not done this.

32. We, in Britain, are simply powerless to change any EU law. With 9% of MEPs the maths simply does not work in favour of national interests and wishes because you need 30% to block new EU laws. This is called Qualified Majority Voting (QMV). And, if we wish to use David Cameron’s “Red Card”, we have to get 55% of the member states to agree with us before any action will be considered.
With our own MPs in Westminster powerless to change, or prevent, EU law being enacted, all we can do is the bidding of our EU dictators. On top of this...

33. …If we don’t put EU law into effect we face huge fines from Brussels.

34. No law passed in Brussels has ever been overturned by the UK Parliament. For example...

35. The British Government can no longer ban live animal exports. It does not take too much imagination to visualise the suffering caused to these dumb creatures on the journeys which usually last for thousands of miles across Europe. But Westminster can do nothing about it.

36. The only appeal is to the European Court of Justice (which meets in Luxembourg) but no appeal will ever work because the Court must always find in favour of “ever-closer union”. Democracy is not what the EU is about...

37. As if to prove this, a junior government minister was heard to say in early October 2010. “I am coming round to the Eurosceptic point of view about the EU. Whenever I go to Brussels to negotiate the British position, I am allowed three minutes to make a prepared statement, as are all the other 27 ministers. None of it makes a blind bit of difference. What is decided is what the Commission has already decreed long before the national ministers turn up. There is no debate. No negotiation. It’s all a stitch-up”. So there we have it from the horse’s mouth.

Here are just some of the over one hundred thousand rules that the EU has imposed upon us

38. European Arrest Warrant. This means that you can be extradited to another EU state at the whim of a foreign judge and our legal system is powerless to do anything about it. And this is no mere threat; it has already happened to hundreds of UK citizens, with precious little reporting about it in the Press. This growing list of extreme injustices proves just how totally unjust this EU law is; and it’s an EU law to which the Labour Government, that was in power between 1997 and 2010, signed us up; and are proud of having done so.

39. Prisoners getting the right to vote.

40. Money Laundering Regulations. All that palaver when we want to change our bank account or appoint a new accountant. It all comes from the EU.

41. Inefficient Light Bulbs. These so-called eco-friendly bulbs that are so dim when switched on and never last for as long as we are told they will. In addition, they contain so much mercury that, if you break one, you should vacate the room immediately and leave all the windows open for fifteen minutes while the deadly poisonous vapour disperses. All thanks to the EU.

42. Thousands of Post Office Closures. Again thanks to the EU’s regulations.

43. Rubbish Collection. The new way we have to leave out our rubbish is an EU imposition with heavy fines for our councils if we don’t obey their laws. And there are even rumours that some of what we sort so diligently for recycling never even gets recycled.

44. Health and Safety Regulations. We signed up to that raft of legislation as we joined in 1973.

45. Value Added Tax has replaced the UK’s Purchase Tax. VAT is an EU tax.

46. Political Correctness. All of this (never daring to, for example, “call a spade a spade”, or using phrases like “nitty gritty”) is part and parcel of the EU’s dominating culture.

Let’s look at some further effects of the EU’s dictatorial regime

47. While bandying statistics can be risky, even EU officials have declared that over 70% of our national laws already come from Brussels.

48. Brussels issues, on average, nine new laws or regulations every day.

49. The Common Agricultural Policy gobbles up £65billion of our money, yet farm incomes continue to fall. We are told that this money helps our farmers. Poppycock! It is actually paid to our farms whether they produce anything or not! In addition, the farming community is now under such stress that, on average, there is one farm suicide every week.

50. New Zealand butter, which is virtually subsidy-free and, after being shipped half-way around the world, is cheaper on our supermarket shelves than EU brands. The Common Agricultural Policy really stinks, doesn’t it?

51. Certain areas in the UK, for example the South West, are no longer meant to be used for farming. Brussels has designated it (the whole region) for tourism. There is a map in Brussels where this is clearly set out. Farmers in Devon are not meant to be farming.

Costs of membership

52. It costs us about £54 million every working day (an average of £14 billion every year between 2013/14 to 2019/20) just to belong. (Figures were provided by H M Treasury in January 2015.)

53. It is reckoned to cost a further £220 million every day (£80 billion a year) simply complying with EU regulations.

54. Any EU funding that we receive has to be match-funded by our government and we can only ever receive up to 50% of what we pay to the EU...

55.  …This means that every EU-funded project costs us one and a half times what it would cost if we simply paid for it all ourselves.

56. What we spend on our membership of the EU could be better spent on schools, hospitals and the police. That’s the equivalent of £250 that you, personally, and I are paying every year simply to belong to this club that we never voted for. It’s enough for 50 brand-new fully-equipped 800 bed hospitals every year.

57. And remember, the money the EU doles out to us is not them being generous. It was our money in the first place. They are simply giving some of our own money back.

Regionalisation

58. The EU wants to run this country by means of twelve regional authorities, all reporting direct to Brussels.

59. As one region in 250 throughout Europe, do you think that, for example, the people living in the South West of England - the Euro region known as UK “K” - will ever be listened to?

60. The county of Devon (as well as those of Cornwall and the rest of them) is set to disappear as the regions take over.

61. All this talk of regional assemblies by both the Press as well as the present government is a smokescreen for European regional assemblies. We are told that we, the British people, want regions. This is poppycock again! “Poppycock” because we have simply never been asked! The EU is determined to dominate and emasculate our national government, by dividing up the member countries through this creeping regionalisation.
62. If you doubt my word that this is happening, next time you visit cities like Exeter, look at the sign as you drive in. No longer is Exeter the Cathedral City of Devon, it is the European Regional Capital. The European regional institution that has already been set up in Exeter is costing us taxpayers £5million a year to run.

The end of the nation state

63. If we let regionalisation develop as the EU wants, England will not have the consolation of still being the name of a region. It will have disappeared. England will be split up into the outlines we can already see clearly drawn on the Brussels map and in which we vote in the elections for the EU Parliament. Do you want England to disappear – without your even being consulted? Indeed...

64. The map of Europe in Brussels no longer mentions England as a country.

65. You may think that Scotland and Wales are countries but, according to Europe, they are simply regions.

66. The EU wants to do away with all EU monarchies.

67. The EU wants to abolish all national identities, even suggesting that, for example, the South of England should be merged with the North of France to form a new super region called the Trans Manche region.

The threat to our financial independence

68. For many years the EU has been trying to take control of the UK’s financial centre, the City of London. The City of London (the largest financial centre in the world) provides over 12% of our GDP, £52 billion of tax, and 1.1 million jobs in this country. The City has played an incredibly important part of our economy, and its performance has often turned a negative balance of trade into a positive balance of payments. Without the City of London our nation’s finances would be sunk.

David Cameron says that, as a result of his agreement, he has protected the City, but this protection is only against the financial regulations that the EU impose on the Eurozone.

Needless to say the City of London is against the UK joining the Euro.

69. On top of this, the EU has now imposed a Financial Transaction Tax, but only in the EU, which will make the whole of the EU even more uncompetitive in a global market. 800 years ago, Magna Carta enshrined the principle of “No taxation without representation” – the EU has simply done away with that concept. We now pay taxes to the EU but have no say in how the money is spent.

Corruption in the EU

70. The EU is riddled with corruption. In 1998 every single EU Commissioner had to resign because of endemic EU corruption. There is a culture of systemic greed and denial of any sense of responsibility on the Brussels gravy train.

71. The European Union’s finances are corrupt. Its accounts have not passed audit for the past twenty years (1994 to 2013). If you or I did such a thing we would fall foul of the EU’s Money Laundering Regulations and be put in prison. But not our European dictators; they simply get clear away with this corruption and scandal. But it’s worse than this…

72. Anyone who works at a position of responsibility in the European Union enjoys a life-time’s immunity from prosecution. So they can never be punished for these crimes. We are told that European law protects its citizens. Well, it does. It protects criminals from ever being punished, just so long as they are committing crimes in the name of the EU.

73. And to prove this, in May 2004 the European Parliament voted not to punish those guilty of European corruption.

74. In 1997 I asked (the now late) Sir Leon Brittan if it were true that, at that time, our gold and currency reserves were being transferred to the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. He said that they were. Don’t you think we should have been told?

75. The EU is fundamentally anti-Christian. The EU’s School Diary for 2011 marked all the religious festivals for Hindus, Sikhs, Mohammedans, Jews, and Chinese BUT NOT FOR Christians. Neither Christmas nor Easter was mentioned. When objections were raised, the EU officials responsible replied by saying they would solve this problem by ensuring that the next year’s diary had no religious festivals marked at all! Added to this, Baroness Ashton, the (then) EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, announced in February 2011 that it is no longer politically correct to use the word “Christian”. It should also be noted that the move to legalise so-called “Gay marriage” emanates from the EU.

The Treaty of Lisbon (the EU’s constitution)

76. The Treaty of Lisbon has one lethal aspect to it. It is self-amending which means the EU can now do whatever it wants. No further treaties (sic) will ever need to be passed by national referendums again.

77. Having accepted the new Constitution, unless we vote to leave, we are effectively locked in forever. Do you feel happy that you, your children, grandchildren, successors etc. are now bound to such a prospect?

The Euro

78. Having ratified the Treaty of Lisbon, and despite the reassurances given by both Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and David Cameron,  that we will never give up the pound, thanks to a measure passed overwhelmingly by our MPs in March 2011, we are still in grave danger of losing the pound and adopting the Euro.  This was because the Treaty of Lisbon says that the currency of the EU shall be the Euro; so using the Euro is now a condition of EU membership. It is unlikely we will be able to remain outside the Euro for much longer.

79. Once locked into the Euro there would be no escape. The pound will have gone forever.

If we left the EU

80. If we left the EU, we would naturally sign a trade deal with the EU, just like over 90 other countries have already done.

81. At the same time we would also benefit our loyal Commonwealth friends by being able to buy more from them and at terms we negotiate with them directly.

82. If we left the EU and simply enjoyed a trading relationship with our European neighbours, we would not lose jobs. The simple reason why this is so is that we buy so much from the EU, they could not afford to lose us as customers of theirs and therefore they would be bound to keep us as suppliers to them as well. Please do not be fooled into thinking that we would suffer, if we were able to leave.

83. The two European countries that are not part of the EU, Norway and Switzerland, are among the richest on the Continent. So, again, here is a clear indication that we would not suffer if we were to come out. Even Neil Kinnock has stated that, if we were to come out of Europe, we would suffer no trade tariffs.

84. If we left the EU we could change the practice of having to mark our goods with labels of dubious worth.

85. It is a little known fact that the citizens of Switzerland (not an EU country) export four times as much per head of population to the EU as do the citizens of the UK. This shows that one does not need to be in the EU to export successfully to the EU.

The EU is now a country in its own right

86. France has called for the EU to set up its own army and recently the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the same. If you doubt that the new constitution heralds the arrival of a single country called Europe, does not the existence of an EU army imply that that single country called the EU has already been born? ...

87. As does the arrival of a European President and also...

88. The EU now has an unelected European Foreign Minister called the High Representative for Foreign Affairs. He has a large salary of over £300,000 and the department, the EU’s Foreign Service (the EU External Action Service voted for by the Conservative Government, please note) has the following: a £6 billion budget; a workforce of 7,000; a network of 137 embassies; 46 diplomats in the Caribbean; a head office costing £10.5 million with a £32 million fleet of bullet-proof limousines. None of which is needed because this service simply duplicates what is already being done by the member states. (The plan is so clearly a key part of doing away with and replacing the member states.) Not only was this EU Foreign Service voted for by Conservative MEPs; the Conservative Party rubbed salt in the nation’s wounds by selling their former headquarters in Smith Square in London to the EU so that the new EU embassy in London could be based there.

89. The European Central Bank – another clear sign that the EU regards itself as a country.

EU waste and destruction

90. There are so many members of the EU now that the costs of translating the proceedings of the institutions has escalated exponentially from £200 million when there were 15 members to close to £1billion per year.

91. The EU has two parliament buildings. One in Brussels and the other in Strasbourg, which is used just 48 days a year. It costs £100 million a year to shuttle everything between the two. What a waste of time and money!

92. Yet the European Library is in another place, Luxembourg. It costs £50,000 per book lent. What a waste of money. What madness!

93. The European Fisheries policy results in more perfectly edible fish being thrown back into the sea than are actually landed. Yet this same policy has imposed ever-diminishing quotas to try to restore the depleted fishing stocks this policy is itself creating, throwing thousands of UK fishermen out of work. 9,000 jobs have been lost in the fishing industry since we joined the Common Market in 1973.

94. This same policy – this severe depletion of our fish stocks – is seeing European fishermen moving into African waters and, as a result, they are forcing the locals there out of their own fishing waters and costing them their livelihoods.

Nobody is allowed to criticise the EU

95. Anyone in Brussels who speaks out against what is going on (like Nigel Farage MEP, former MEPs Marta Andreasen and Godfrey Bloom, or Martin Tillack) is punished. They are punished for telling us what is really going on. (See more about Marta Andreasen under Reason no 101.)

96. We are told that, in future, aid will be given to political parties (to help with election expenses etc.) just so long as the parties are pro-European.

97. Criticism of the EU is considered to be blasphemous. The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice gave it as his formal opinion in case C274/99P that “Criticism of the EU is akin to blasphemy and could be restricted without violating freedom of speech”.

How the Labour and Conservative Parties, as well as the Media, do all they can to help the EU

98. No cost-benefit analysis. One would think with all these problems in the EU, with its deep unpopularity in this country; with, until now, the people never having been asked if they want it; with it costing so much just to belong to and with no discernible benefits to be gained from this topsy-turvy arrangement whereby we pay them vast sums for the privilege of being dictated to by them; one would think that it would be sensible for the Government to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of our membership. But, no - All they say is that it is in our nation's interest to belong to the EU. But they never ever say why this is so.

99. Secrecy (Conspiracy?) in the Press and the media. For years, the Press and the media (as well as politicians of the three main parties) have belittled and ridiculed those of us who have tried to protest about the way we hand £55 million per day for the “privilege” of being dictated to. Being sneered at, and on the receiving end of both opprobrium and name-calling have been the lot of the Eurosceptics. Why should that be, unless the Press and the media are part of this same anti-democratic, anti- Christian EU stream roller?

UKIP has been the main recipient of this besmirching with the BBC always and deliberately describing UKIP as “far right.” But why? UKIP is the most cosmopolitan and democracy-loving party there is. All UKIP wants is for our seat of government to be returned to Westminster, where we can vote in our MPs and then get rid of them at the next election if we don’t like what they have done. What is remotely right-wing about that?

Of course one must not overlook the Daily Express campaign that started in December 2010 calling for the UK to leave the EU and, very recently, other papers joining their bandwagon, not to mention a number of MPs and former MPs now saying that they will vote to leave the EU. But why has there been this past mistreatment of the Eurosceptic movement as if they (we) are all part of the great unwashed (and worse)?

This was the scene in 2009, when I was working with a lady to try to get some publicity for Marta Andreasen’s jaw-dropping exposé of the EU in her book “Brussels Laid Bare”. This PR lady tried so hard to promote Marta’s book to the Press but this is what she found. She said:

“I was extremely surprised when I tried to promote Marta's book to the media.  There were journalists whom I know quite well and who returned my phone calls with warmth and good will, but the minute I mentioned 'UKIP' they went catatonic and clammed up.

“With general calls, some individuals were sympathetic, but others were almost openly hostile.  There seems to be this perception with many that UKIP are part of the 'extreme right', and therefore not to be touched with a barge-pole. 

“I guess part of this will be a top-down reaction - who knows what is said by senior editors and managers to their news teams behind closed doors? I certainly think there were signs that both the media and the main political parties were trying to smother UKIP and starve it of political oxygen in the run-up to the election. ”

There can be only one explanation – that the Press have been, and in many cases still are, on the side of the EU.

100. Brussels Broadcasting Corporation. The BBC receives enormous subsidies and loans from Brussels, with the quid pro quo that they will not criticise the EU. This is public knowledge and it was confirmed by one of the BBC’s employees in 2011 when, having been offered some publicity about UKIP, she simply replied “Don’t waste time with me. I work for the Brussels Broadcasting Service.” Why would a BBC employee say that, unless it is true?

And one last mention of EU corruption to end on

101. I have already mentioned Marta Andreasen’s book and it would be no bad thing to give a brief résumé of her story as the last point in this catalogue of EU horrors.

Marta was appointed as the EU’s Chief Accountant in early 2002. She was the first professional accountant ever to be appointed to this top financial role in the EU – which, when you come to think about it, is a dead give-away about how the EU operates.

One of her first tasks was to sign off the 2001 accounts that had been prepared by her predecessor. She realised she had better understand them before signing them off and, on inspection, she discovered a €200 million fraud. So she refused to sign the accounts.

You would expect such a discovery and report to result in thanks and gratitude by the powers-that-be in Brussels but you would be mistaken. Instead of being praised she was suspended – effectively sent to Coventry – for two years, during which time they investigated to see if she was correct.

After two years, they found that she had indeed been correct but, instead of being reinstated, she was summarily sacked - for disloyalty to the EU.

She appealed against her sacking on the basis of wrongful dismissal. The hearing was in November 2006 and she was told that she would be given the decision in the spring of 2007 but it was not until November 2007 that she was told that she had failed. The cruelty that delay involved just shows how the EU treats people who speak the truth about what is really going on in Brussels.

After that she took her case to a higher court in 2010 but, you guessed it, she was turned down again. Clearly the EU does not believe in the truth.
You can read of her jaw-dropping experiences in her book Brussels Laid Bare, published by St Edward’s Press

Part 2: Has the deal that Prime Minister David Cameron reached with his fellow EU leaders in February 2016 made any difference to the arguments for leaving?

In 2013 he said he would ask for:

In 2016 he has been given:

More democratic accountability.

Nothing.

The completion of the single market.

Nothing except more red tape which means even more regulation to come.
No more talk of a two-speed Europe.

By getting the UK this questionable new status, he has deliberately created a two-speed EU.

Power flowing back to the nation states.

Nothing. See point 27 for why he has failed here.

Fairness for those countries that think they are being hard-done by.

We now have a red card system which means that, if the EU passes a law we don’t like, we can now object to it but only if we can get 55% of the members to agree. And of course, the red card system might easily work against us, if others don’t like a measure that we happen to approve of.

With his lack of success in the above five areas…

… He has since asked for:

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Minor welfare curbs.

This has been granted but the sums involved are miniscule (less than one day’s average contribution to the EU) and only for a maximum of seven years. No wonder this has been called “pathetic”.

Opt out of Euro.

We had already done that under John Major– but see also point 78 above.
And of “Ever closer union”.

See point 28 above.

Some limit on the free movement of peoples.

But only for those who arrive from outside the EU.

This agreement is both a fudge (he has not got what he set out to get) and a smokescreen to make us think that this represents a great leap forward in getting us a significantly better relationship with the EU. It is nothing of the sort.
David Cameron has totally failed to address the essence of the referendum debate, which concerns this simple question: Do you want to be governed by The United Kingdom Parliament, or The European Union?

Clearly the UK would be better off out of the corrupt, dictatorial and totally undemocratic EU. 

We must all vote to leave.

Friday, 6 May 2016

Brexit is awash with problems if we invoke the horrific Article50. [Petition]

Would my regular visitors consider signing the following petition on the government website?

The Petition reads:
Before I decided on this petition I spoke to five Conservative friends and three Socialist friends who were all for Leaving, and they said they could support my idea.
  When you click on the More Details, it continues:
There are huge pitfalls if the Leave campaign wins the referendum. Article50 is the worst, the Norwegian and Swiss options are not necessary for the fifth strongest economy in the world.

Mr Batten has written an excellent book ”The Road to Freedom: How Britain Can Escape the EU” showing the traps and tricks that Article50 invokes so that we could be kept in each 'two year period', then extended every two years, indefinitely. As Nigel Farage is a little like Marmite (people either love him or hate him) Mr Batten would be an ideal replacement.

After all, should you read the book, you'll see Mr Batten is an expert on Article 50!

The link is at:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/128456

Ampers.