The Bullies of Brussels have shown why Boris must walk tomorrow

For the EU this has never been about trade, only about punishment

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A Facts4EU.Org explanation of why we are where we are, and what the PM must do next

Tomorrow (Sun 13 Dec) sees yet another ‘deadline’ in the interminable saga of the UK’s departure from the EU. If no agreement is reached between the two negotiating teams, well… then… well… something might or might not happen. Or they might carry on talking.

Below we give a background and perspective on the current state of affairs between the EU and the UK.

Brexit is an existential threat to the EU’s raison d’etre

A successful UK threatens the very essence of what the EU is. Since inception, Brexit Facts4EU.Org has demonstrated in chapter and verse, using official EU sources, how the EU has always been an ideological project.

The interests of the high priests of this quasi-religious cult do not revolve around trade or the economic wellbeing of the citizens of the member countries. Instead their ‘second coming’ is the full subsuming of 27 and more individual nations into one superstate. We say “27 and more” because the EU has lined up another half a dozen (mostly very poor) countries to join as soon as possible.

Anyone who doubts this analysis only has to look at the basics. Why did the ‘keepers of the temple’ gradually rename their organisation over the course of 35 years from “the European Economic Community” to “the European Community” to “the European Union”? Why does the EU Treaty start with the mantra of an “ever closer union”?

The British sinners must be punished

Against this background it was always clear to us that the EU would have to punish the British people for voting to leave its totalitarian and fundamentalist project. Any other course of action could have fatal consequences for the EU, in allowing citizens of other countries to believe that they too could leave this dysfunctional grey edifice.

The United Kingdom just might become the first country truly to break free of the EU’s shackles. And for the EU, as President Hollande of France said: “There must be a price.” Or as we might rephrase it: “We must extinguish all hope.”

Below we show just three out of many examples of the hostile attitude from the EU to the UK, before the EU would even allow any talks of any kind to start.

“We intend to teach people... what leaving the Single Market means”

Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier, 2 Sept 2017

“There needs to be a threat, there must be a risk, there must be a price.”

Former French President Francois Hollande, 15 Sept 2016

“This is not an amicable divorce.”

(This was on the day of the Referendum result.)

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 24 June 2016

The above are just three examples of the aggressive and bullying attitude of the EU since the UK voted for Brexit.

This has nothing to do with a trade deal

The last four-and-a-half years have never been about trade for the EU because the EU is not about trade. It is about the subsuming of nations into one monolithic structure, and submission to the high priests of the temple in Brussels who run its day-to-day business.

It is about ‘solidarity’, ‘unity’, and the collective will of mostly unelected bureaucrats who are the believers in the one, true god of a European superstate.

‘Pour encourager les autres’

The peoples of other EU countries have at various times rebelled against the orthodoxy with votes against treaties. Each time the decisions were reversed or ignored by the EU – with France, Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands, for example.

When the Italian government failed to implement economic policies acceptable to the EU, Brussels simply imposed an unelected government there. When the Greeks rebelled and voted against the EU’s proposals for a severe austerity package, the EU bullied the Greek PM until he caved in and did what his voters had told him not to do.

The EU have made a concerted effort to make life as difficult as possible for the United Kingdom. As we have previously shown in our recent 3-part series, their antics have been simply deplorable and are totally unacceptable from any organisation purporting to believe in democratic values and freedoms.

We ask you to do two things today

If you value individual freedoms, believe in a democratic society, and want to see a fully free, fully independent, and fully sovereign United Kingdom on 01 Jan 2021, please do the following:-

  1. Please email the Prime Minister today, telling him to walk away
  2. Please support us in our continued fight to see that Brexit is truly delivered

1. Emailing Boris Johnson today

If the Prime Minister feels he is facing a knife-edge decision, then a deluge of emails urging him to stick to the principles of Brexit might make the difference.

You can email him at his Parliamentary address and also using the contact form for No.10 itself. We recommend using both – it’s worth the small effort involved.

It’s so much better if everyone writes something different as it has far more impact.

If you would like ideas, we recently published two open letters to the PM. The first was about rescinding the abominable Withdrawal Agreement and the second was about walking away from these interminable and unproductive trade talks. Feel free to get ideas from these letters.

2. Please support us as we fight on for a true Brexit

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Brexit Facts4EU.Org, Sat 12 Dec 2020

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