Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - OPINION -

GE­ORGE J.C. MEACOCK, B.A., B.A,I., M.A. Chal­font St Peter

MR Cameron men­tioned the rows of head­stones on the bat­tle­fields of Europe, each rep­re­sent­ing a life of our finest youth, who gal­lantly gave their all to save us from ever be­ing dom­i­nated by a for­eign power, in­tend­ing that our par­lia­ment should rule Bri­tain.

Know­ing of Magna Carta, and the his­tory by which our gov­ern­ment was for the peo­ple by the con­sent of the peo­ple through demo­cratic elec­tion, they would not have con­tem­plated any other fu­ture.

It is bad enough that our rulers have be­trayed us since we joined the com­mon mar­ket free trad­ing area, by al­low­ing its creep­ing re­place­ment by an EU po­lit­i­cal sys­tem lack­ing any sem­blance of demo­cratic ac­count­abil­ity.

How those try­ing to per­suade us to con­tinue this fed­er­al­ism, re­garded by many, as bor­der­ing on trea­son­able dis­re­gard for the gal­lantry of our war he­roes, will be able to con­tem­plate tak­ing part in Re­mem­brance Day cel­e­bra­tions next Novem­ber and say ‘we will re­mem­ber them’ is be­yond com­pre­hen­sion.

Obama was elected to the Demo­cratic Party in the USA, which on demo­cratic grounds per­suaded us to grant in­de­pen­dence to our for­mer colonies.

So, how can he urge us to be sub­merged in the worst mod­ern ex­am­ple of un­demo­cratic dom­i­nance of our age?

How can other EU mem­bers sup­port such a sys­tem that wastes fi­nan­cial re­sources of all its mem­bers in such an un­ac­count­able way?

True Brits will al­ways hon­our our fallen and wounded of two world wars and oth­ers since, what­ever the cost of keep­ing faith with them. Any­one who is pre­pared to vote re­main, and ig­nore their sac­ri­fice for our in­de­pen­dence is be­neath con­tempt.

For­get the eco­nomic ar­gu­ments. We will sur­vive with hon­our only if we vote leave in June.

I shall turn 84 be­fore I vote to leave. Trust the wis­dom of the el­derly ex­pe­ri­enced mem­bers of our so­ci­ety!

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