Istronian wrote:moved 2 crete wrote: we look at it purely from our perspective as Living full time in or adopted country Crete/ Greece so self preservation is our objective, .....
I am quite keen on self preservation as well!
However, I think of earlier generations who gave their lives in two world wars so that Great Britain would not be governed from abroad. My grandfathers and my father put their lives on the line for the freedoms we have today and I cannot betray their memory by giving everything they fought for away.
I am at a total loss to understand how Cameron can attend the Cenotaph memorial services and visit the war graves in Normandy and then go against everything they stood for. “At the setting of the sun we will remember them” What a joke!
His concentration on the economic benefits just shows to me that he knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Kilkis wrote: I don't want a communist style command and control economy as the UK is developing. Warwick
....... but this is exactly what the EU has become, it is even structured just like the failed Russian communist system
Istronian wrote: Just think what would happen if taxation was the same throughout Europe? Your UK tax free allowance is greater than the average earnings in many of the current, and proposed, members. Do you think this UK current allowance will be universal throughout the zone? If it is many countries citizens will pay no tax at all so others (us) will have to pay more to sustain the revenue flow. Sorry but your tax free income will be lowered to a European average yet, somehow, we are supposed to be better off by staying in? Ian
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