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EU'rage, Britannia stage

Introduction..  An excerpt from a speech by Mr Keith Campbell 1969,  On the need of a referendum on joining the 'common market' the people are discussing it up and down
the land every day, they want the opportunity to express their views. If they are deprived of that opportunity they will resent the fact. For Parliament to tell those people that while they may have their views, they will not have any chance of expressing them and that this momentous decision will be taken by members of Parliament alone, regardless of the opinions of the people, would be a piece of unforgivable arrogance.

Britain 1965, Leyland's factory doing fine,
40 percent of cars, go onto U K road
Bought from British steel, goods in trains of loads
Defunct in 1985, a proof of industrial decline?

Once upon a time the Rolls Royce brand
Was made and homed within, Brit-ain..
Now owned, and sold by another land
Here is well shown again, the markets gain.'

Swan Hunter that  towered the mighty Tyne
Gave work to generations, of thousands ten
The pound was 'pegged'  interest rates to climb
Bank of England was to be broken then.'

Of course this all could be dis-truths 
A load of baloney, where is the proof?
That's what others no doubt will bray
Statistics.. Statistics,  but come the day..'


Founded 1967

Copyright © Joe Maverick | Year Posted 2016


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  1. Date: 5/18/2016 1:05:00 AM

    Its all about the money here, and where to get cheap labor, fear, the nastiness does come , we will all be on the bum, says johnson quite sincere, ho hum....its queer for sum, the poor cant interfere, the persecuted chum...
  1. Date: 5/15/2016 2:15:00 PM

    I commented on your other poem but it disappeared.. Businesses went abroad for cheaper labour.. many died, because of modernisation... Soon there may not be much for mankind, if machines take over.. Well written Joe..