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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
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This thread is becoming one giant broken record of the same people repeating the same things with slight variations.
As everything is up in the air, no government, no opposition, no artlcle 50 and great doubts about the whole thing, with more and more evidence to the lies fed to the population- the same questions will indeed be repeated, until we have answers. Hardly suprising, really.

Anyone who currently is absolutely sure of what is going to happen is either completely bonkers, or delusional.

Yes BM- I am totally aware of the contradictions. To go back, as a Swiss aborad I could have voted in Switzerland on all issues for the whole of my 39 years in the UK. I didn't- as I was deconnected to the issues and never intended to be back. And I am now questionning my right to have voted in the Referendum, after 7 years- although we do very much feel NOT disconnected, watch UK TV, read UK Press, go back very often and have children and grandchildren who will de directly affected, and intend to go back at some point. I do question the motives of voting- of anyone here who has no intention of going back and who do not have very close relatives who will be directly affected- why vote?
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:05
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"For many of us it will be the first vote" Sad but true; there is a neglected duty of voters to do some research on what you vote for and try to see through the associated political spin
The Sun newspaper is owned by News UK, Key people: Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch & Rebekah Brooks (CEO)
The News of the World newspaper was owned by News Group Newspapers, (News International), Key people: Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch & Rebekah Brooks (CEO)

It ceased in 2011, after extensive scandal / coverage re allegations of phone hacking & more

How short people’s memories are. IMO the front page of the Sun on 23 June (see my post 3310 in this thread), was payback time by guess who
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:07
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Because no one can predict the future and I for one do not intend to go back but one cannot guarantee that may be the case, who knows what could happen ten, twenty years from now. And yes I have close family, relatives etc in the UK.
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:08
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Yes, please.

Gove & Blondie have agreed to make a show and a dance to get out of ruddy road to make room for remain May.. once done, and May, complete with the Tory crown, will try to squiggle and squirm out of the vote result.

It's set: game's afoot

I don't think I have ever seen the Torys working so well together

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Hmmmm. I thought we all gonna die after Brexit. The FTSE is doing better than Brexit. Hmmmm. Maybe getting out of the EU wasn't such a bad idea after all?

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Hmmmm. I thought we all gonna die after Brexit. The FTSE is doing better than Brexit. Hmmmm. Maybe getting out of the EU wasn't such a bad idea after all?

Exactly, anyone would think we are all doomed.
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:15
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Then today, two creatures are given measly 12yr sentences for grooming, raping and murdering a 15yr old girl. Even Kay Burley looked on the verge of tears reading that breaking news story.


I truly despair for the UK.
Wrong.
The murderer got life with a minimum of 35 years.
The other bloke, not an accomplice in the murder, got 12 years.
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:23
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Exactly, anyone would think we are all doomed.

Well, as a matter of fact, we are. But that is a result of being mortals.
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:29
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Sterling today 1.29 CHF.
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:38
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You'll have to mention at least one secret society and at least one alternate explanation of either a major political, or a physical event or phenomenon.
Oh! Okay, gives us a half an hour..

The pressure's on

ring the free masons.. text the Priory of something or other.. JFK assassination.. i'm on it.. on it
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:39
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Sterling today 1.29 CHF.
good time for Europeans to be weekend shopping in UK
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Old 01.07.2016, 21:49
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The stock market in the UK is up because the currency is down.

And they've both been impacted (up and down respectively because, as I say, they're linked) by the fact the BoE is dropping hints of an interest rate cut and printing more sterling.
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The pressure's on

ring the free masons.. text the Priory of something or other.. JFK assassination.. i'm on it.. on it
Cadbury Brothers, established by Quakers in 1854, has long been known and loved by the British peoples.

In 2011 the company was taken over by Kraft foods, which subsequenty split into a US arm (Kraft Foods - later Kraft Heinz) and a UK arm (Mondelez International).

Notice that 2011 was also the year of the London riots, which Boris Johnson did not see as worthy of an immediate response. This is because he knew that within weeks all Cadbury products would contain GMO sedatives. (Initialy only the posh Quality street, but ultimately including all products).

The dosage was slowly ramped up until the Brexit Referendum.

Boris was in on it, I tell you.
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Gove & Blondie have agreed to make a show and a dance to get out of ruddy road to make room for remain May.. once done, and May, complete with the Tory crown, will try to squiggle and squirm out of the vote result.

It's set: game's afoot

I don't think I have ever seen the Torys working so well together

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Surely for a conspiracy theory it shouldn't be accurate?
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Surely for a conspiracy theory it shouldn't be accurate?
On the contrary...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Chocolate

Ok if I restrict myself to facts on wikipedia?
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Is that something he can do from a prison cell?
Given Blair's record of success (notably, the ME peace envoy for 8 years), him as the negotiator would ensure UK's exit from the EU happens sometime in infinity and the coffers of the Parliament would be proportionally depleted for his honorariums.
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If you want to play silly b*ggers jagWaugh- I can tell you the Cadburys are all Liberal Democrats and those I know voted REMAIN - but there you go.
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If you want to play silly b*ggers jagWaugh- I can tell you the Cadburys are all Liberal Democrats and those I know voted REMAIN - but there you go.
Perhaps a mod would split this into an separate thread, or shall I start afresh with a separate title?
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Old 01.07.2016, 22:29
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I don't think we've explored the conspiracy theory potential of this thread sufficiently. Any takers?
Err, speaking of lies, on the Remain side; I think I know why Obama threatened the whole country with being put at "the back of the queue" even though the UK will not. With his attempt at TTIP, the Brexit referendum was cramping his style. He would have rather put the whole UK population in its place so that he can close a masterstroke agreement. Some gesture of loyalty to a "special and enduring friendship", eh?
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