Tag Archives: #brexit #euro

Selling the family silver (2)

In June 2015 I posted a blog titled “Selling the family silver”.  In it I remarked that the UK’s exports of gold to China (via Switzerland) were boosting the Eurosceptic No voters mistaken believe, that trade with the non-EU ROW … Continue reading

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The economics of Brexit

The #brexit Hashtag I follow religiously on twitter because I am interested in economy and exasperated with this idea that somehow the six months that followed the UK’s disastrous vote to leave the EU somehow proved us brexit doomsayers wrong. … Continue reading

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Trust me kippers, skipping stones eventually sink after n+1 bounces

Most sane people would agree that in the last couple of months after Britain’s EU referendum a good 90% of all economic indicators for the UK economy have been pretty abysmal. And this is before Article 50 of the Lisbon … Continue reading

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Brexit means Brexit whatever that means

This week I have mainly had fun trolling dimwitted Roger Helmer MEP on his WordPress blog where he entertains simple minded kippers with his almost daily post referendum debriefs. The problem I have with Roger’s exercises in selective perception is … Continue reading

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‘Remain’ can’t advance a single quantifiable, economic reason for staying in the EU: Really?

Today on father’s day the best gift of all was seeing all my children posting powerful pro Remain stories on Facebook. I am glad we brought them up to be be warmhearted Europeans rather than little Englanders.  I will just … Continue reading

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Brexit Brits just don’t realise who is screwing them, so EU is the easy scapegoat

It always amazes me when brexit shouters have a go at the EU for their common agricultural and fishing policies. Don’t they realise Britain is a ‘Services Economy’ ? Don’t they realise successive UK governments have steered not only the … Continue reading

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The inherent dishonesty of Brexit shouters

When you have a habit of trawling the #brexit hashtag on Twitter you invariably come across a number of very dubious claims about the supposedly ‘dwindling’ size of the EU economy juxtaposed with the amazing economic prowess of the UK economy.We’re … Continue reading

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