The greedy, beady eyes of the communists

The Times is a pain in the neck Murdoch outlet and behind a paywall but occasionally that can be breached:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/brussels-set-to-make-example-of-the-swiss-in-brexit-warning-kk27kmxxk

Brussels is ready to punish Switzerland by blocking its access to Europe’s financial services market as a warning to Britain that the EU will not compromise on Brexit.

Unless Switzerland agrees to sign up to a draft EU partnership treaty, Swiss stock exchanges will lose direct access to European investors on July 1.

The move to freeze Switzerland, a non-EU country, out of Europe’s single market is being interpreted as a message intended for a new Conservative prime minister. In a note to his colleagues, Johannes Hahn, the Austrian commissioner responsible for the Swiss talks, warned that making an example of Switzerland was necessary to make a bigger political point to Britain.

“We simply cannot accept any further attempts of foot dragging and watering down…

The Crown itself, plus the ill-gotten Templar wealth in Scotland?  The global communists have had their greedy, beady eyes on the City for a long, long time, plus Scotland and though this land of ours is but one in the attempt of these cuckoos in the nest to take all and enslave a continent while they gorge themselves, it’s not going to work, not because of any grand resistance movement but because it is opposed by those equally as greedy.

I hope Switzerland stands firm and perhaps seeks new allies – might we say the US and a revamped UK?

[H/T Chuckles]

4 comments for “The greedy, beady eyes of the communists

  1. decnine
    June 20, 2019 at 08:45

    Economics 101. Why would EU investors send their money to Switzerland rather than invest it locally? Could it be because they get a better deal by investing in Switzerland? Could it be despite getting a worse deal in Switzerland?

    This EU initiative will make EU investors poorer. Great. It hastens the day of the EU’s collapse – maybe.

  2. dearieme
    June 20, 2019 at 10:55

    I’m keeping my ill-gotten Templar wealth so you can all sod off.

  3. June 20, 2019 at 11:06

    The EU will probably implode of its own accord.

  4. Wolfie
    June 20, 2019 at 11:31

    It’s gunboats in their ports time! Who says we can’t have another European war?

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