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1 Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:06 pm

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2 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:26 pm

Well I worked as a Poll Clerk for the first one. The fuck I'm doing that again!
I think we'll never get out of the EU. A pity pissing money away isn't an Olympic sport, UK would be 1st, 2nd and 3rd!

"WHY DOES IT ALWAYS HAVE TO BE IN PENCIL?".
It doesn't. You can use for a pen for this one.
"WELL.... WELL... PEOPLE CAN FIND OUT HOW WE VOTED!".
No they can't. After the count all the slips are put into a massive sack which can only be opened on the day so of a UK Judge.
"WELL... WELL... YOU'RE STILL A TRAITOR BECAUSE YOU'VE GOT A BEARD!".
And so on. I'd rather have a referendum on keeping the Monarchy (Out demons out!) Than another EU one.

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3 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:43 pm

Sorry, but the UK has treated the EU like shit. I think the EU should just tell them to pay up and fuck off.

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4 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:10 pm

The EU are a corrupt joke.
This really gets my goat. They've had the referendum. What, do they keep going until they get the result they approve of?
Ridiculous.

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5 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:19 pm

But didn't Farage say he wanted to do the same the evening of the referendum, when it looked like he'd narrowly lose?


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6 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:31 pm

And that would have been wrong too.

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7 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:32 pm

Gina Miller, the campaigner who won a Brexit legal challenge against the government, has revealed that she has been receiving threats of acid attacks for months and is afraid to leave her home.

The businesswoman said that if the threats continued and became too much to bear she would “seriously consider” leaving the UK.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/09/gina-miller-afraid-to-leave-her-home-after-threats-of-acid-attacks

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8 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:51 pm

The result of the first referendum was a joke. Neither side got to the nub of whether it was a good or bad idea to leave or not, and both punctuated their campaign with levels of whopper-telling you'd normally only find at a timeshare sales pitch.

The referendum should always have been a two-part deal: the very idea you'd allow the public to vote on membership without defining the outcome of that action is absurd. Essentially the messaging from the leave side was 'Pull out and we'll sort out all the rest. Magic money will flow your way once all the Dagos, Darkies and Polacks decide to leave their 3 day a week jobs cleaning toilets at holiday camps.'

The whole thing is/was a massive fraud. I'm all for criticism of the EU, but the far right in this country have never wanted us in, and their prophet, Farage - who never once managed to win a parliamentary seat - is the biggest shit-stirring hypocrite of them all.


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9 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:20 pm

There are things that are a matter of opinion like whether gay marriages should be allowed and that is worthy of a referendum. Matters that have deep political and economic ramifications should be decided by experts, not the public. David Cameroon's laughable assertion that he was right to go ahead with the referendum because EU membership was a toxic subject is more posturing from the odious wanker:

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/mar/30/david-cameron-i-was-right-brexit-referendum

I think I am right in saying that in the US the percentage required to win a referendum is 70%, whereas, he there is no target but 50% is usually accepted. I am not sure how much can be done about Brexit now but I hope that changes are made to the referendum system to prevent this kind of thing happening again. Make the required percentage 60% so there is a clear majority.

Brexit lead us to May as PM a fucked up snap election and a £2billion bribe to the DUP. Well done, Cameroon, you cunt.

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10 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:30 pm

@Mr. Happy wrote:
The businesswoman said that if the threats continued and became too much to bear she would “seriously consider” leaving the UK.
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I really feel for this woman. This is what happened with me, except for a different reason- being disabled. She should leave the UK IMO. It's doomed and she will find out that other countries are much, much better. I never once regretted my decision to leave.

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11 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:04 pm

I am stuck for the next 3-5 years because of certain commitments but emigrating is something that is on my mind more and more these days.

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12 Re: Brexit is Back on Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:54 pm

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/aug/10/experts-strike-back-how-economists-proved-right-on-brexit

The experts strike back! How economists are being proved right on Brexit
Barry Eichengreen
The only surprise is that the experts’ predicted economic consequences of Brexit took so long to materialise

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