~~June 24, 2016~~~
THE BRITISH ARE COMING … NO, THE BRITISH ARE LEAVING
I’m not am expert of any kind about this topic.
As a matter of fact, I’m bewildered by it.
I understand that the United Kingdom vote4d to leave the European Union.
I have a lot of reading to do.
I find this worrisome because I believe maybe other nations will do the same.
I think only time will tell if this is the correct move.
What is the European Union?
The European Union – often known as the EU – is an economic and political partnership involving 28 European countries. It began after World War Two to foster economic co-operation, with the idea that countries which trade together are more likely to avoid going to war with each other.
It has since grown to become a “single market” allowing goods and people to move around, basically as if the member states were one country.
It has its own currency, the euro, which is used by 19 of the member countries, its own parliament and it now sets rules in a wide range of areas – including on the environment, transport, consumer rights and even things such as mobile phone charges.
What has happened?
A referendum – a vote in which everyone (or nearly everyone) of voting age can take part – was held on Thursday 23 June, to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union.
Leave won by 52% to 48%.
The referendum turnout was 71.8%, with more than 30 million people voting. It was the highest turnout in a UK-wide vote since the 1992 general election.
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Andy Marlette, Cartoonist
He lives and works in Pensacola, FL
Born and raised by underpaid public school teachers in Sanford, Fla., Andy Marlette graduated from the University of Florida and became staff editorial cartoonist at the Pensacola News Journal in 2007.
Andy’s editorial cartoons have become both hated and adored by daily readers. His work has been awarded by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors for best editorial cartoons on state issues.
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Why Does The UK Want To Leave The EU?
~~Published on Feb 9, 2016~~
Will The European Union Fall Apart?
The United Kingdom is expected to put forth a referendum on its EU membership.
Leave won by 52% to 48%.
We ALL are ONE!!