British Prime Minister David Cameron is stepping down and taking his sleeping bag with him. Guess since he didn’t win, he won’t have the vision to move the UK along into a new direction.
I am sure you will agree with me the rats are always the first to jump ship when the bilge pumps stop. The Brits have a great opportunity here to re-establish their identity and restore common sense to their government and regulations, and in particular, immigration and trade.
From The BBC:
Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, he said “fresh leadership” was needed.
The PM had urged the country to vote Remain but was defeated by 52% to 48% despite London, Scotland and Northern Ireland backing staying in.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage hailed it as the UK’s “independence day”, while Boris Johnson said the result would not mean “pulling up the drawbridge”.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was “absolutely determined” to keep Scotland in the EU so a second Scottish independence referendum was now “highly likely”.
German chancellor Angela Merkel expressed “great regret” at the outcome, and EU chiefs said they expected the UK to begin negotiations to leave “as soon as possible, however painful that process may be”.
But Boris Johnson, the ex-London mayor and public face of Vote Leave who is now a frontrunner to be next prime minister, said there was “no need for haste” about severing the UK’s ties.
He said voters had “searched in their hearts” and the UK now had a “glorious opportunity” to pass its own laws, set its own taxes and control its own borders.
Another leading Leave campaigner, Labour’s Gisela Stuart said the UK would be a “good neighbour” when it left the EU.
The pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985 as the markets reacted to the results.
The Brits always had strict, but the most reasonable approach to regulation until EU stepped in and became dictators. Britain certainly had loose immigration control in the 70’s through the 90’s, (pre-EU), but now in a more dangerous global situation, they are free to fix the problem without “big brother EU” dictating the rules.
They can also return to sensible environmental regulation. Britain was the leader at one time, and the British Standards Institute was first class, Americans admired their work. But the EU was so heavy-handed that they stifle their economy.
I know Americans and Brits are like oil and water culturally, but we are still hand-in-hand in all else and will make formidable partners without EU foolishness…. that is if Hillary doesn’t become president and destroy what’s left of America.
Good for the UK, This is a slap in the face to the open society (Soros), new world order globalists. The US “progressive” movement represents the same new world order globalists who want to run the US from Brussels, the Mideast Gulf States, and a handful of massive estates around the world (Soros, Tom Steyer, Carlos Slim, etc.). The UK vote just gave them the middle finger.
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