Brexit: UK Deletes its EU Account. US Voters be Forewarned
Mon, 06/27/16 | 11 Comments

Welp… that happened.
The British shocked the world by voting to “Brexit” from the European Union (EU) as 17,410,742 (51.9%) votes to “Leave” prevailed against 16,141,241 (48.1%) votes to “Remain”.
I’m not a Brit, so maybe it’s …

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