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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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... vile, corrupt organisation...
I wouldn't be so sure vileness and corruption will not be front and centre of the next lot, considering from where the money's coming. Democracy and freedom; never the twain shall meet.

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They won't. And as someone who voted for Brexit (and would vote for Brexit again should the question be put to the people again), I find that profoundly disappointing.

As I've said before, the Tories offered the demos a choice of chips or rice, knowing full well that nobody had bought any potatoes. The sheer incompetence and irresponsibility of this simple act is not far from treasonous.

This may well be the United Kingdom's only opportunity to leave the vile, corrupt organisation that is the European Union, and so far the signs are not looking good. I would not be at all surprised to see Brexit cancelled and the United Kingdom become a full member of the EU with the Euro as our currency and battalions of the European Army stationed on our shores, all because Cameron and his cronies couldn't be arsed to do the groundwork for a proper departure. The fact that membership of the European Economic Community and later the European Union was a Tory project all along might not be an entirely irrelevant point, either.

They simply never wanted it, didn't prepare for it, offered it to us anyway, and now have no way of delivering it.

Bastards, the lot of them.
I agree with your last two sentences.

"vile and corrupt" applies to most organisations; currently the UK Govt. is Tory so your hopes for a step improvement over the EU may be naive
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This may well be the United Kingdom's only opportunity to leave the vile, corrupt organisation that is the European Union, and so far the signs are not looking good.
When someone comes with a statement like this I canít help but wonder which is more important to them, their hatred of the EU or what is in the best interests of their country?

If you believe that this may be the last chance to leave the EU then you need to be very worried about the form of government you have in the UK because A50 is a treaty provision and the only way that that can be changed would be if all the member states agreed to it. If you canít hold your own government accountable now donít expect to do so going forward because you simply donít have the tools to do so.
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