Brexit, Nexit, Vlexit and Frexit

After the Dutch showed how they were against the European Union and also voted against a trade deal with Ukraine, they now found some new oil in the idea of a Nexit like the British referendum got them a positive vote for a Brexit. For some years Geert Wilders had set his eyes on a way to get rid of European voices in his ‘Holland’. He was very pleased that the Europhile elite has been defeated and was quick to congratulate the english with the outcome of the referendum.
Partij voor de Vrijheid (logo).pngHe asked already some time to have a referendum like the British had last week. For him the Dutch people deserve a referendum as well. The Party for Freedom consequently demands a referendum on NExit, a Dutch EU exit.
As quickly as possible the Dutch need to get the opportunity to have their say about Dutch membership of the European Union.

He said

“We want be in charge of our own country, our own money, our own borders, and our own immigration policy. If I become prime minister, there will be a referendum in the Netherlands on leaving the European Union as well. Let the Dutch people decide.”

Satellite image of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in April 2002.jpgThat decisions like these taken on Thursday have to be taken for the long-term view, not the short-term jolts may be true but nobody may forget those who voted to go out of the European Union brought Great Britain in a longer period of difficulties and worse economical situations than when they would have chosen for “Remain”.

As said in the previous article

The European Union has to set an example as a warning to avoid a domino effect and should not allow months of negotiation between the leavers and the EU about the flavour of exit. Europe may not give those dreaming of an exit that it would be possible to ply a yoyo, if in 10 years’ time a country feels it made an emotional mistake voting for exit that Europe would be more than happy to readmit such a country even be it “moneybags” Britain.  {Backing the wrong horse}

There can be no excuse that

voters don’t know the facts and will almost certainly vote with their emotions.{Slaying more EU vote myths}

Like in many household decisions may be made under emotional pressure, but they should be aware what choices they make.

Blue: Eurozone members; Red: other EU members

Often there are those who would not think of leaving as long as the money is turning in their pocket, filling it for nothing in return. But the system does not work that way. Eurozone members have pumped loads of money in Greece and provided exiter Great Britain also enough money to turn off the money benefit tap. All subsidies have to end now for Great Britain which voted to “Leave the EU”. Any willing leave optant should come to see that such a decision shall have consequences which also can be less pleasant and less fortunate.

On Europe Day, the anniversary of the Schumann declaration arguing for greater political cooperation in Europe, viewed as one of the founding moments of the European Union a survey of between 500 and 1,000 online adults aged under 65 in Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain and Sweden (plus Britain and five non-European countries), found 49% of Europeans thought Britain was to vote to leave the EU. Between them, the nine EU countries surveyed represent around three-quarters of the EU population and approximately 80% of its GDP. This figure varies between a majority in Italy and France (60% and 58% respectively) thinking that Britain will vote to leave, to 42% in Germany.

When asked how they would vote if a referendum on their country’s EU membership was held now, a third of Europeans in the selected countries said they would vote for their country to leave the EU. However, this figure differs markedly among the researched EU countries – almost half (48%) of Italians and roughly four in ten Frenchmen and Swedes (41% and 39% respectively) say they would vote “out” in a referendum on the EU in their country; in comparison, just one in five (22%) Poles would vote for their country to leave the EU if a referendum was organised at that time.

When people have the idea that they are “Rich donors” which might benefit from an exit, they should know that in case they do not want to show solidarity with the other member states, they shall have to tackle their own matters individually with each other country.

For the Brexit some thought immigration and the mass movement of Arabs from the Middle East which had been a huge public spectacle since the summer of 2015 would only be a minor issue in the decision of voters had it totally wrong.  The whole battle, when you heard the debates seemed to turn around the immigration issues.

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Marine Le Pen in 2014.

Geert Wilders and Marine Le Pen with Vlaams Belang with their followers also try to bring the people in their country to choose for an exit, by making them afraid of an incredible immigration and islamisation of their and our countries.

Professor David Hirsch (University of London), who is Jewish and blind supporter of Israel called the vote a

“huge boost to all racist and ethnic nationalists parties across Europe.”

And I am afraid he has good reason to say so.  When I heard certain people becoming very agitated how others in their country took the jobs, though no english person wants those jobs, and how they saw coloured people and foreign chops on their streets, the idea of racist could not stay out of my mind. There is the great anti-Muslim movement going around in the European waters, but we also should be aware that there are those who still can not bear it that Jews survived the previous world war and managed to have good economical businesses running.

Lots of people uttered the idea that those coming into Great Britain were taking their jobs and their freedom away. In France, Marine Le Pen, leader of anti-Muslim immigration French National Front party was overjoyed with UK leaving the EU. She tweeted:

Victory for Freedom! As I asked for years, it’s now the same referendum in France and the EU countries.”

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First Secretary of State, British Conservative Party politician George Osborne

Mr. Cameron afraid of the growing popularity of the anti-EU UK Independence party, seeing many conservatives lured in their trap thought perhaps to avoid an outflow by promising the referendum which turned against him, his party and against Europe. He overestimated the Ukip threat — although the party took 3.6m votes in the 2015 general election, it won only one seat. Some suggest that George Osborne, the chancellor who serves as Mr Cameron’s strategist, and even Michael Gove, the pro-Brexit justice secretary, opposed the idea of a referendum. The chancellor has denied the claim.

By not willing to give the youngsters the right to have their say Cameron lost the voice of those who will be most hit by the exit and of whom the majority wanted to stay in the Union.

Dutch ‘Donald Trump’ Geert Wilders

In other countries were there are politicians who want to be in charge of their own country, several shall try to follow Great Britain’s example and shall do like Geert Wilders, who said

“We want be in charge of our own country, our own money, our own borders, and our own immigration policy. If I become prime minister, there will be a referendum in the Netherlands on leaving the European Union as well. Let the Dutch people decide.”

A Dutch Exit or Nexit, will have more impact than a Brexit because the Netherlands also participates in the European Monetary Union and this could destabilise and according to some lead to the end of the Euro. An analysis of the EU is a political analysis and because politics always involves power this analysis must logically also include an analysis of power struggles and competing visions. Each country has different interests in the EU like any politician in the EU has ‘special interests’.
Externally, the EU is often as a form of solidarity and brotherhood, but it’s still politics with the usual desire for self-enrichment among politicians. {Waarom na de Brexit een Nexit goed zou zijn voor Nederland}

 

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Luxembourgish politician, Jean-Claude Juncker, who has been President of the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union (EU), since 2014

Early January, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had already warned that a Dutch advisory referendum, which took place last April, on the bloc’s association agreement with Ukraine could lead to a “continental crisis” if voters rejected the treaty. Also today we hear several ‘leave’ voters saying it was just to get those EU-politicians from their ass. This Thursday they got a serious kick in the pants. Although the referendum is non-binding, the British nor the European parliamentarians can not ignore it and should go with it, otherwise being blamed not being democratic or not willing to listen to the people. Therefore there is no way out and no reason to hold a second referendum. In case the politicians wave this poll aside or when nothing happens soon, giving a sign they make work of the leave, an idea of a non-democratic even despotic regime is sure to spread.

Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty needs to be invoked in order for the exit process to start. There is no other way – informal negotiations as suggested by some (including Boris/Gove) will be laughed out of court by the EU. Cameron chose not to invoke Article 50 on Friday, instead passing that particular poisoned chalice to whoever takes over from him. This means the Tory leadership contest will decided on what the contenders say about when, or indeed if, they are going to press the nuclear Article 50 button. {Brexit or Nexit – what next?}

The Brexit vote was the first on EU membership since the Labour Government upheld a 1974 election manifesto pledge.

And there are some striking similarities. The 1975 referendum was held on 5 June and the summer feel-good factor certainly helped people think of summer holidays in Europe and that remaining “best mates” with Europe was the better policy. It was before they had returned from European holidays furious at the poor service in a Greek hotel or rip-off prices in Spain. {Brexit for Breakfast?}

Invoking Article 50 will require Parliamentary approval, even with overall parliamentary majority in favour of the UK remaining in the EU, the MP’s shall have to listen to their people and show no hesitation, because otherwise they’ll loose credibility for a long time.

That the votes did not reflect those of the majority of British citizens because the turnout was very low for young people (36%) whilst 83% of those over 65 most likely voted to leave the Union.

The European Union has to make it so that it will be the first and the last time somebody really shall want to bring out a strong (though it was only by a two percent) vote to leave the Union and would not want to help to try to protect sick nations like Greece for the greater good of the euro and stability.

It was said that

the EU still has not enough incentive to reform until and unless someone bravely quits.

Today the European Union has heard the voice of millions of people, hopefully they will take into account how the Europeans are dissatisfied with the Europe we have today, and shall start urgently looking for coming to an other more democratically fair European Union.

Brexit Domino Effect

Preceding:

2015 Economy

Brexit clashes and reasons to consider to bring out the right vote

Backing the wrong horse

Virussen van onze maatschappij

Next: Foreign workers and immigrants

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Find also to read

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  1. PVV congratulates British with Independence Day!
  2. Inbreng Geert Wilders debat over Brexit
  3. “Now It’s Our Turn” – Geert Wilders Calls For A Dutch Referendum
  4. Dutch party chief Geert Wilders urges ‘Nexit’ referendum for Netherlands
  5. Waarom na de Brexit een Nexit goed zou zijn voor Nederland
  6. Slaying more EU vote myths
  7. Brexit for Breakfast?
  8. Brexit referendum – block out the noise
  9. If we vote to Leave, do you really suppose we will Brexit?
  10. Brexit is a Dover cliff hanger
  11. UK’s David Cameron resigns: Good riddance
  12. How David Cameron could have avoided an EU Leave vote
  13. What is sufficient to constitute an Article 50 notification to leave the EU?
  14. The Brexit: Independence Day for England or a Big Mistake?
  15. Brexit Domino Effect
  16. Brexit -What next?
  17. The UK Government and the EU Commission Are Slowly Merging, Thanks to Vote Leave
  18. Dominexit
  19. Nexit
  20. Brexit or Nexit – what next?
  21. BREXIT is over! what is and about NEXIT?
  22. EU referendum: Dutch urge Britain to vote for Brexit amid Brussels vote plot | UK | News | Daily Express
  23. French voters ask for Frexit EU referendum after Germany and Brexit | World | News | Daily Express
  24. Will Marine Le Pen apocalyptically change France, Europe?
  25. Could Brexit lead to Frexit – or Czexit?
  26. And after Brexit — Frexit, Swexit?
  27. French Govt Refuses “Frexit” Vote
  28. Frexit?
  29. France shuns Europe as Brexit revolt spreads, by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
  30. Our stance against certain religions and immigrating people
  31. Pelagianism, abundant sex, no works and refugees
  32. Religion, fundamentalism and murder
  33. For those Christians who say they are the Victim

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Further reading

  1. Freedom
  2. Traditionalists Vow to Fight Charges of Racism in Netherlands
  3. Geert Wilders wants mandatory blackface at Dutch festival
  4. Germany Issues Demand That All Existing EU Member Nations Form Single Superstate • Now The End Begins
  5. Angela Merkel Doesn’t Have a Brexit Plan, Either
  6. What is sufficient to constitute an Article 50 notification to leave the EU?
  7. Nicola Sturgeon is the only credible leader left in British politics after Brexit vote
  8. IndyRef2 – Does the SNP have a mandate?
  9. Brexit and The Folly of Democracy
  10. Brexiting off the Globe
  11. Broken Brexit promises, ahem, ‘possibilities,’ lead to voters’ remorse in U.K.
  12. An Aside: On Brexit
  13. A Classic Case of Failed Socialism: What’s Next After the Brexit?
  14. Still A European
  15. Finland: tough choices to make after the Brexit
  16. Here Are 3 Crazy Scenarios In Which Brexit Doesn’t Happen
  17. Waking Up
  18. Referendum round two
  19. Remember the rigged Scottish referendum? : Troika Maneuvering to Rig Greek Referendum
  20. Exit Ramp
  21. EU
  22. Global Odds
  23. Waarom doen we niets aan de oorzaak?
  24. Het gevaar om niets te doen tegen de oorzaak en de kwaal
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About Marcus Ampe

Retired dancer, choreographer, choreologist Founder of the Dance impresario office and archive: Danscontact-Dansarchief plus the Association for Bible scholars, the Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" and "From Guestwriters" and creator of the site "Messiah for all". - Gepensioneerd danser, choreograaf, choreoloog. Stichter van Danscontact-Dansarchief plus van de Vereniging voor Bijbelvorsers, de Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" en "From Guestwriters" en maker van de site "Messiah for all".
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