Britain’s Independence Day? The Anglophilic Anglican on Britain’s EU referendum today

British Independence Day

My sentiments on the subject, as a non-Briton of largely British ancestry?

The referendum on whether to “Remain” or whether to ‪#‎Leave‬ the European Union isn’t, or shouldn’t be, about partisanship, or how one feels on a specific issue, no matter how important that issue may be. It’s not about liking or disliking this or that political party, or political figure. It’s not about whether you think Labour, or the Conservatives, or UKIP, or even the Greens would do a better job of governing the UK.

It’s about whether the British people will remain independent and free to hash out such matters between and among themselves, or whether they will be subject to external authority and decisions made by people who may well not have their best interests at heart. It’s about British sovereignty versus serfdom to powerful European interests. That’s why I hope and pray the vote is “Leave”!

This meme says it well, I think:

Referendum not about outcomes

Author: The Anglophilic Anglican

I am an ordained Anglican clergyman, published writer, former op-ed columnist, and experienced outdoor and informal educator. I am also a traditionalist: religiously, philosophically, politically, and socially. I seek to do my bit to promote and restore the Good, the True, and the Beautiful, in a world which has too-often lost touch with all three, and to help re-weave the connections between God, Nature, and humankind which our techno-industrial civilization has strained and broken.

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