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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Chuck Norris and the Brexit

Maybe we can take the Brexit with a grain of humor.

Chuck Norris does not vote at referendums. He is voted. And the result is always "yes" for him.

Chuck Norris is the only one who is allowed to vote "maybe" at a referendum. And when he does that, the "maybe" always wins.

Chuck Norris voted for the Brexit from Brisbane. He made a paper plane with the ballot, he launched it with a roundhouse kick, and it flew all the way to London, casting itself into the ballot box.

If Chuck Norris had held the Brexit referendum, it would have been called Breakit and it would have been decided by a roundhouse kick.

If France decides to leave the EU, Chuck Norris will dig a Channel between France and Germany with a single roundhouse kick.

If Italy decides to leave the EU, Chuck Norris will go there and say, "you think that's a boot? Now THIS is a boot." And, after a roundhouse kick, the Mediterranean sea will be much larger.

If Greece decides to leave the EU, Chuck Norris will go there, install himself on Mount Olympus, and from then on lightning bolts will appear in the shape of roundhouse kicks.

If Spain decides to leave the EU, a roundhouse kick by Chuck Norris will make Portugal much larger.

If Angela Merkel decides to keep the EU together at all costs, Chuck Norris will go to Berlin and remind her that the Berlin Wall fell because of a roundhouse kick by him, and she will think the matter over.

Putin had decided to invade Western Europe. But he found that it had already been invaded by Chuck Norris. And Russia, too.

Once, Chuck Norris voted in the Republican Primaries. As a joke, he put a carrot in the ballot box. Now this carrot is called Donald Trump.

Why does the EU have such a silly flag? Because Chuck Norris arranged the stars in that way by a roundhouse kick.



  1. May be this comment is misplaced.
    Ugo, you will notice decline in US birthrate during the depression, in spite of lack of ready availability of contraceptives.

  2. Latest Collapse Cafe discussing and analyzing the repercussions of the Brexit Referendum on the UK and EU, both on th Geopolitical and Economic levels.


  3. As an Australian I am obviously aware of the Brexit vote and the result. However I haven't followed the pro or cons of staying or going debate. So I'm at a bit off a loss to understanding what to make not of the vote but the turmoil that seems to embroiling politicians and the public.

    Anyhow congratulations to the public for giving politicians and vested interests a message regarding thier wishes(to leave). I will watch with interest to see if it a good move or a "own goal".

    God I love a bit off chaos!




Ugo Bardi is a member of the Club of Rome, faculty member of the University of Florence, and the author of "Extracted" (Chelsea Green 2014), "The Seneca Effect" (Springer 2017), and Before the Collapse (Springer 2019)