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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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Old 24.06.2016, 17:55
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There is now a petition up on the government webpage asking that it all be done againwith amended rules so that there is only a winner if they get 60% of the vote from an under 75% turnout.
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Old 24.06.2016, 17:58
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There is now a petition up on the government webpage asking that it all be done againwith amended rules so that there is only a winner if they get 60% of the vote from an under 75% turnout.
yeah, saw that too.

how about we adopt that rule if it is approved by a referendum first, under precisely those conditions?
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Old 24.06.2016, 17:59
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There is now a petition up on the government webpage asking that it all be done againwith amended rules so that there is only a winner if they get 60% of the vote from an under 75% turnout.
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It's all here.
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Website is down for maintenance.

(That is not a conspiracy)
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Old 24.06.2016, 18:05
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Old 24.06.2016, 18:05
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

The markets all over the world are in Bre-crazy mood today marking on red.

Short-form of events for those who are Bre-tired of reading multiple pages:

- Leave wins the referendum and the UK will quit the EU
- David Cameron says he will step down as prime minister by October
- Boris Johnson says UK 'will continue to be a great European power'
- Nicola Sturgeon says second Scottish independence referendum 'highly likely'
- Whatnots
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Old 24.06.2016, 18:10
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

EU are already attempting to take control of the process.
“Uncertainty is the opposite of what we need,”

Quote "Martin Schulz, the president of the European parliament, has confirmed the bloc wants Britain out as soon as possible, warning that David Cameron’s decision to delay the start of Brexit negotiations until his successor is in place may not be fast enough.

EU lawyers were studying whether it was possible to speed up the triggering of article 50"

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Old 24.06.2016, 18:18
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EU are already attempting to take control of the process.
“Uncertainty is the opposite of what we need,”

Quote "Martin Schulz, the president of the European parliament, has confirmed the bloc wants Britain out as soon as possible, warning that David Cameron’s decision to delay the start of Brexit negotiations until his successor is in place may not be fast enough.

EU lawyers were studying whether it was possible to speed up the triggering of article 50"

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It seems to me that the cart is being put before the horse.

So far, nothing is official. The vote did not trigger Article 50. It is for the government to do that.

So as long as they have not been officially informed, the EU does not officially know anything yet. They are reacting to an internal consultation that does not have any formal binding force. Thus stripping British commissioners of their jobs or excluding Britain from formal meetings is a questionable tactic.
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Old 24.06.2016, 18:20
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EU are already attempting to take control of the process.
“Uncertainty is the opposite of what we need,”

Quote "Martin Schulz, the president of the European parliament, has confirmed the bloc wants Britain out as soon as possible, warning that David Cameron’s decision to delay the start of Brexit negotiations until his successor is in place may not be fast enough.

EU lawyers were studying whether it was possible to speed up the triggering of article 50"

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Clever use of reverse psychology. The EU told us to leave quickly, so now we will stay!
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Brussels never did understand the word compromise.
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Brussels never did understand the word compromise.
Indeed, they always gave in to UK demands. No compromise there.
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Old 24.06.2016, 18:27
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Indeed, they always gave in to UK demands. No compromise there.
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Old 24.06.2016, 18:35
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It seems to me that the cart is being put before the horse.

So far, nothing is official. The vote did not trigger Article 50. It is for the government to do that.

So as long as they have not been officially informed, the EU does not officially know anything yet. Thus stripping British commissioners of their jobs or excluding Britain from formal meetings is a questionable tactic.
Beware. There are some miffed people out there who would like nothing more than to try to inflict damage on the UK for this, to try to dissuade other member states from doing the same. Although totally unnecessary, they will attempt vindication. If the EU economically attacks the UK, I think it is a fair response to reciprocate and retaliate.

Someone needs to ask whose fault this is. It certainly isn't the voters' fault. If anything, the spell they cast didn't have enough value and effect. Because the problem here is not the opinions of voters, or a badly executed campaign. Hell, they threw very kind of threat at this, and they still lost. The problem here is that the EU, the politicians and mainstream media are out of touch with reality. That is their own fault and failure.

Its time for people to stop believing their own bullshit, and admit they've lost the plot. Only then they might come to a more relevant and timely political consciousness that is already breaking out throughout the world. Lying about it or shouting it down only takes them further and further away from understanding what is going on. Or I suppose they can choose to remain befuddled and act like they've been somehow victimized.
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You mean the political system has lost the plot, not just in the UK but globally as well.
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You mean the political system has the plot, not just in the UK but globally as well.
Because politics and the media have become a game of skirting responsibilities, pointing fingers, and the accruement of power for power's sake without really doing anything for real people.

This was a performance review of the EU and even the whole political system. I just wonder if they will get the message.
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some hours later and the lies starts getting revealed :roll eyes:

seems that SVP and UKIP have the same strategy -
Lie the shit out of everything...

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics...se-nhs-mistake
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