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Wednesday, 16 April 2014
How the British Public are going to be stitched up by Cameron, Clegg and Miliband.
I have produced this booklet to try to ensure that the British people and Northern Irish people do not - yet again - have the wool pulled over their eyes by the British establishment.
All the evidence - including regular opinion polls - suggests that over half of us want to leave the European Union. Even more of us want a referendum to give us the chance to have our say. But the British and EU elites do not share that view.
As co-president of a political group in the European Parliament, Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD), I know how they operate. They only want referenda which produce the ‘right’ result - the outcome that suits them. So, faced with what for them is a real dilemma, I believe they are going to try to pull off an old trick.
In 1975, the British people were led to believe that they were voting to stay part of a “Common Market” or free trade area. They were not. They were voting to remain in a customs union - what the Germans call a ‘zollverein’. In the nineteenth century the establishment of the Zollverein was the first step to German unification which in turn led to two world wars.
In the same way, the “Common Market” - always an unofficial name - was very simply a step towards a far larger and, to me, more sinister goal: European economic and political union, the creation of
a United States of Europe. The British people were not getting - and have never got - what we were led to believe we were voting for.
I already have evidence that the political class, covertly backed by its EU counterparts, are trying to mislead us again. There are calls that a straight ‘in or out’ / ‘yes or no’ question should be replaced by a complex question which appears to offer a third way: continuing as part of the Single Market without full political union. In short, a recycled version of what we thought we were getting in 1975.
But just like then, there is no third way. This booklet explains why it - and any apparent renegotiation of terms whilst we are still a member - is, and can only be, a mirage, designed to mislead.
It tells you how and why the way the European Union is constructed literally makes such an arrangement impossible. It sets out the fact that we remain committed by Treaty to make progress towards an ever closer union whose currency is the Euro.
It explains how the British establishment are taking the steps to try to cheat you once again. I believe that you the public - the people who really matter - are entitled to be told the truth.
Read the entire document here (long)
Written by Andrew Ampers Taylor at 5:10 pm