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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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Old 16.06.2019, 01:04
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Shame Larry the Cat can't be PM.
He did his press photo shoot this morning, the little poser!

https://twitter.com/Number10cat/stat...64753805938690

And this tickles me... Did he watch the show or did someone tell him about the poll and he filmed it on 'catch up'?

https://twitter.com/RoryStewartUK/st...29207670726657

Loved how Adam Hills last night rammed the message home that Johnson wants to raise the higher rate of UK income tax from £50,001 to £80,000. Considering that UK MP's basic wage is currently £79,468, I can see how that would be a vote winner / bribe amongst his fellow MPs. Bit like promising £350 million a week to the NHS.
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Old 16.06.2019, 08:41
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Kenneth Clarke sums it up rather well.

“There’s an air of fantasy about just about every candidate’s campaign,” he says, with promises being made on Brexit that cannot be met. And the way the eventual decision will be handed over to the Tory membership, he finds simply “extraordinary”. “Most dictatorships have a better way of choosing their leader than this one.”

Everything written in this "bring the government down" article is spot on.
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Old 16.06.2019, 12:43
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How dare Donald Trump continue his never-ending spats with the Mayor of London on Larry the Cat's
twitter account this morning !!
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Old 16.06.2019, 13:08
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Trump retweeting Katie Hopkins. Says it all really.

The man I would like to see as leader of the Conservatives is now backing Rory Stewart. That's good enough for me.

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Old 17.06.2019, 07:29
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The man I would like to see as leader of the Conservatives is now backing Rory Stewart. That's good enough for me.

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If only it was 3 quid to join up and the membership that decided...
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Old 17.06.2019, 07:58
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If only it was 3 quid to join up and the membership that decided...
Never! Would you?
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Old 17.06.2019, 08:16
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If only it was 3 quid to join up and the membership that decided...
Too late already. You need to be a member ~2 months before the vote.
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No doubt the Brexiteers will be wishing that everybody would 'shut up' as their Brexit dreamland turns
to farce & comedy.

https://youtu.be/fAL9HG2p98g?t=54


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More dire straits for the Brexiteers to overcome in the event of a No Deal Brexit.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48699594
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More dire straits for the Brexiteers to overcome in the event of a No Deal Brexit.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48699594
He should pipe down. He’s going to be out of a job soon and not before too long. He’s half the problem that Theresa May was such a useless negotiator.
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Old 20.06.2019, 10:11
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He should pipe down. He’s going to be out of a job soon and not before too long. He’s half the problem that Theresa May was such a useless negotiator.
Oh dear, still thinking the junior partner can dictate terms....
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Old 20.06.2019, 12:21
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Oh dear, still thinking the junior partner can dictate terms....
I’m quite looking forward to Boris telling the EU Commission that they have until October to make the UK a sensible offer and then watching Ireland shit themselves (again) when no deal becomes a very real possibility. Many in your homeland will then be hoping then that the “junior partner” can persuade their EU overlords to come up with something sensible.
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Old 20.06.2019, 12:51
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Depends who the bosses are?

https://www.politico.eu/article/eu-t...gonna-get-ugly
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Old 20.06.2019, 16:45
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I’m quite looking forward to Boris telling the EU Commission that they have until October to make the UK a sensible offer and then watching Ireland shit themselves (again) when no deal becomes a very real possibility. Many in your homeland will then be hoping then that the “junior partner” can persuade their EU overlords to come up with something sensible.
Which is funny, because from the other side of the divide, so am I. Order that popcorn early, everyone's gone to want a big tub!
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Old 21.06.2019, 04:08
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I’m quite looking forward to Boris telling the EU Commission that they have until October to make the UK a sensible offer and then watching Ireland shit themselves (again) when no deal becomes a very real possibility. Many in your homeland will then be hoping then that the “junior partner” can persuade their EU overlords to come up with something sensible.
Like I said, learned absolutely nothing from the experience.
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Old 21.06.2019, 09:15
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I’m quite looking forward to Boris telling the EU Commission that they have until October to make the UK a sensible offer and then watching Ireland shit themselves (again) when no deal becomes a very real possibility. Many in your homeland will then be hoping then that the “junior partner” can persuade their EU overlords to come up with something sensible.
Whatever Boris does the fact remains the Tories do not have a majority!

The DUP voted down May's deal three times, as it believes the deal dangers the sanctity of the United Kingdom and paves the way for a united Ireland -- their worst fear.

Also many Tories already voted against no deal!
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Old 21.06.2019, 17:34
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Whatever Boris does the fact remains the Tories do not have a majority!

The DUP voted down May's deal three times, as it believes the deal dangers the sanctity of the United Kingdom and paves the way for a united Ireland -- their worst fear.

Also many Tories already voted against no deal!
Isn't it obvious by now that Boris will call a general election before giving the people who still like him any chance to realise what an idiot he actually is?
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If he does the Tories will be wiped out. Fanaticals can vote for Farage now, don't need Boris.

Remainers will vote Lib Dems. Both Tories and labour have a lot to lose if there's another GE right now.

Next parliament will be ungovernable, no coalition could co-exist. Their only way out is if Brexit happens before the next GE so no one would have a reason to vote for Farage.

What a poor shambles of a country it has become.
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Old 21.06.2019, 19:10
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Isn't it obvious by now that Boris will call a general election before giving the people who still like him any chance to realise what an idiot he actually is?
Then he will be the record holdet for shortest office term
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If he does the Tories will be wiped out. Fanaticals can vote for Farage now, don't need Boris.
People voted for Farage because they don't give a sheet about the EP and saw that election as an opportunity to fart in Brussel's general direction.

Remember how last time round UKIP came out ahead in the EP but couldn't translate that into Westminster seats? Nobody really wants Farage as PM.
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