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The final legal deadline for the European Commission to provide the Brexit Papers was Thursday 16 November 2017. That day passed without any sign of life from the Commission. Not one page arrived. Nor was any message received. No apology. Nothing arrived on Friday 17 November. Before the end of work, I therefore wrote to… » read more

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1. J’Accuse! Brexit is THEFT!

J’ACCUSE was the title of a book written by a patriotic German during World War One. It was published in 1915 in Switzerland. It was anonymous to protect the author’s life. He exposed the hypocrisy of the German leaders who called on their fellow citizens for patriotic solidarity for their act of illegal war. After… » read more

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On 16 November the public could be able to read the secret documents on Brexit. This is vitally important — not just for Britons. It is essential for European Democracy. Brexit goes far beyond the obvious. What is obvious is that some Europeans living in UK fear that after Brexit they may be lose their… » read more

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Bizarre! Brexit is based on an advisory referendum on a bizarre question, not one that legally requires UK government action. Because it was so bizarre in failing to repair the ‘democratic deficit‘ of Brussels, many who supported remaining inside European democratic institutions did not vote!   Doubly bizarre! UK’s exit from the EU is based… » read more

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Why did Prime Minister Theresa May fly all the way to Italy to shoo the pigeons? Why did she speak briefly in what was a few days earlier an empty and dusty, abandoned room? It was indistinguishable from any other. It was allegedly inhabited only by pigeons. Did she come only to ask for a… » read more

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Florence on 22 September to deliver a speech on Brexit and Europe. Why? Florence, the city of the de’Medicis, Leonardo da Vinci, is recognized as the city of the Renaissance and the New Learning. That provided the start for a half-millennium rise of European culture, science, technology… » read more

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In the Brexit talks, both the European Union and UK have declared they will ensure the maximum level of transparency. It is the alleged policy of the European Commission. They say on their website : “The Commission, as European Union negotiator, will ensure a maximum level of transparency during the whole negotiating process.” Why have… » read more

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On US President Donald Trump’s eight-day visit abroad this week he touches down in four countries, discussing global politics and three global religions. The key visit in Saudi Arabia sets the theme: the fight against global Islamist terrorists. At a pop concert in Manchester, UK a terrorist killed 22 people, mainly youngsters, and injured scores… » read more

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“Damage Control” That is the first priority in the EU’s guidelines. The terms for the negotiations on Brexit were announced in Malta on 30 March by European Council President Donald Tusk. Everyone is damaged. That at the face of it, seems an extraordinary negative reaction to what apparently the British people have decided. Where’s the… » read more

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The American Declaration of Independence famously gives as a ground for seeking democratic freedom that all citizens were endowed by their Creator with natural rights. Among them were Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Happiness — or the freedom to pursue of it — could therefore be considered as a good indicator of the… » read more

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