Saturday, 25 June 2016

Waving the Union Flag on Thursday and Y Draig Goch Today,( Welsh Schizophrenia)!



The actual brake down of Welsh Authorities of Welsh Votes in the European Referendum shows a Wales divided 


Local Authority% Remain% Leave% Turnout
Cardiff60.040.069.6
Gwynedd58.141.972.3
Ceredigion54.645.474.4
Vale of Glamorgan50.749.376.1
Monmouthshire50.449.677.7
Ynys Môn49.150.973.8
Swansea48.551.569.5
Carmarthenshire46.353.774.0
Powys46.353.777.0
Rhondda Cynon Taf46.353.767.4
Conwy46.054.071.7
Denbighshire46.054.069.1
Bridgend45.454.671.1
Newport44.056.070.2
Flintshire43.654.674.8
Merthyr Tydfil43.656.467.4
Neath Port Talbot43.256.871.5
Pembrokeshire42.957.174.4
Caerphilly42.457.670.7
Wrexham41.059.071.5
Torfaen40.259.869.8
Blaenau Gwent38.062.068.1


It is interesting  that every  every single one of the valleys Labiour  Strongholds s voted for Leave – many of them in very large numbers..

Oh and I don't think we can blame the support for far right ideas on English people who live here, It's clearly the "Bloody Welsh" who  are the problem ad the late Wyn Alf Williams would remind us,

Together with the huge increase for Ukip in these areas although many will deny it they have fallen for the whole anti-immigration rhetoric of the far right and their media allies.

My local Spar has been given the bloody Sun away free for months now amounting  to daily propaganda  for the OUT side and relentless blaming of Immigrants.

I became concerned  with the prospect of a leave vote where I live when  those "Friends" on my Facebook  from my youth clearly were going to vote OUT and were enthusiastically towing the BREXIT line of "We must take our country back"  .

It was also evident by the amount of times the Union Flag or the Butchers Apron as it is called by some appeared regularly  on their posts.

Today they will be waving Y Draig Goch and backing  the Welsh side  in Rugby in New Zealand and Football in France,

Unfortunately it stops there  and it seems their allegiance is to long gone Empire and "making Britain Great again".

For those of us who want not only an Independent  but a liberal kinder Wales  its going to be hard going.

Although set in a different context the words of one of my favourite bands the Swedish duo First Aid Kit.



I am in love and I am lost
But I'd rather be
Broken than empty
Oh, I'd rather be
Shattered than hollow
Oh, I'd rather be
By your side

Now I can't believe that it's been five years
Since we both stood here, looking out at this city
With minds so bold and hearts so clear
We said, we are going to get out of here
We said, we are going to get out of here

We are going to get out of here
Run from all the fears
Follow what we once held dear
When will we get out of here?

Now I am tired but resolute
That I'd rather be
Striving than settled
Oh, I'd rather be
Moving than static
Oh, I'd rather be
By your side

Now I can't believe that it will be so long
Till we both are here, looking out at this city
Knowing all we ever wanted is gone

We are going to get out of here
Run from all the fears
Follow what we once held dear
When will we get out of here?

Time, time is a fickle thing
Let's see what it can bring
I cannot leave you behind
Time, time's running out
My hands, oh give me your hands
I cannot leave you behind

We are going to get out of here
Run from all the fears
Follow what we once held dear
When will we get out of here?

We said, we are going to get out of here
We said, we are going to get out of here


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