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It Isn't Hard
There is no Hard Brexit or Soft Brexit, there is only Brexit.  Remainers are continuing to adorn the airwaves with assurances that the British People did not vote to leave the customs union or the free trade zone.  Well, actually, they did.  In the UK government-sponsored £9,000,000 leaflet drop leading up to the referendum, both of those consequences were spelt out in detail, along with a pledge that whatever the outcome of the referendum, it would be enacted.  This leaflet was voted on in Parliament and received a majority support, so all political parties in the UK signed up to the promise.  True, there may be local and personal nuances behind the way people voted, but simply the definition of Brexit boils down to three things:

  • The UK does not wish to live under the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.  The UK system of justice is quite good enough, thanks.
  • The UK wants to be able to say who enters and leaves the country.  They would rather choose to have people they need and not speculative job hunters or criminals from other countries.
  • The UK wants to have the freedom to strike trade deals with the whole world, not the decreasingly-significant locked-in market of the EU.  Remainers warn that the UK is crazy to turn its back on the 500,000,000 marketplace on its doorsteps. Well, they aren't doing that, but let's be frank - how many of that 500 million can afford to buy British goods without using the money the UK gives them via Brussels?  The active market is actually a lot smaller.

If any one of these criteria is not met, then the UK hasn't left and Brexit did not happen.

Peoples of all EU states should demand the same freedoms that the UK led the way in voting for. The richer countries only need free trade deals, the poorer countries need to be independent and grow through trade instead of learning to be dependent on handouts. It isn't hard when Brussels is out of the picture.
Divided and Ruled
Throughout the European Union there are dissenting voices in every member state; voices that protest at the undemocratic and steady erosion of the abilities of all countries to govern themselves.  Many of the decisions of the EU are taken behind closed doors without even the production of minutes to record the discussions, and new proposals are laid before the European Parliament for, essentially, rubber stamping without debate.

Power has become centralised in Brussels, exercised by a political oligarchy interested only in promoting their own ideology, an ideology which they arrogantly insist is best for us. Dissenting voices are dismissed or at best muffled, confined to their countries of origin, glossed over.  By keeping such anti-EU views fragmented the volume of their common arguments can be muted.  By keeping us divided we are ruled.

So let us change that.  Let us combine the protests of EU citizens into one pan-European protest and fight one singular entity with another.  Let us put party politics aside.  For when we strip away the straitjackets of party ideologies we find that as individuals there is a level of agreement about the EU that transcends them.  

People's Voice is a single-issue movement – to tell the EU to get back in its box, drop the creeping imposition of a political union which already shows signs of failure, and reduce itself to what we initially signed up for  - a trading zone.  Let us combine into a single voice, no longer divided, so that we can start to rule ourselves once more.
If the EU is so good for us, why do our politicians have to lie about it?
In the UK we have numerous instances of half truths beig told about the EU and its benefits.  Perhaps it is the same everywhere in Europe, but we have to call out that duplicity.  Half truths are ultimately total lie.  So this spot of the site is dedicated to your examples of how you have been lied to in the name of the EU.

Here's one for a starter.  At the time of the last British referendum, the Prime Minster Harold Wilson assured the British people in several addresses that there would be no loss of sovereignty by joining the Common Market.

It has just come to light that before he made those statements, the civil service pointed out to him that sovereignty would be sacrificed, but, not to worry, it would take 30 years before the British people would find out, and by then it would be too late!
 
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