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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 31.07.2019, 11:05
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So, to all of those Brexiteers banking on getting a top notch trade deal from the Trump & the USA...it turns out he prefers Ireland....

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...liticians-warn

I hate to say we told you so, but we told you so. A lot.
Trump prefers Ireland? The article actually says his detractors on Congress would try to overrule him...
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Old 31.07.2019, 11:05
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The PM doesn't know what he is doing.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/poli...-a4201866.html

Boris hints the UK could remain in EU single market and customs union until 2021 in bid to avoid cliff edge exit.. after a pretend bluff brexit?

I bet Theresa May is laughing into her cornflakes this morning.
why? you think she didn't know what was going to happen all along? you can say whatever the hell you like when you're not leader / in power, promise the earth, and now it seems not delivering on those promises results in no come back at all, eg boris, with your nhs bus BS
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Old 31.07.2019, 11:12
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why? you think she didn't know what was going to happen all along? you can say whatever the hell you like when you're not leader / in power, promise the earth, and now it seems not delivering on those promises results in no come back at all, eg boris, with your nhs bus BS
Because her deal/WA was undeliverable at the time and here is Boris who has lied to everyone but will now try to do the same as her: get that deal over the line, a re-hashed version..
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Old 31.07.2019, 11:17
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Trump prefers Ireland? The article actually says his detractors on Congress would try to overrule him...
This might help clear things up.. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/irel...ment-1.3972382
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Old 31.07.2019, 11:21
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Trump prefers Ireland? The article actually says his detractors on Congress would try to overrule him...
You are quite right. Congress prefers Ireland, my bad.
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Old 31.07.2019, 11:38
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The PM doesn't know what he is doing.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/poli...-a4201866.html

Boris hints the UK could remain in EU single market and customs union until 2021 in bid to avoid cliff edge exit.. after a pretend bluff brexit?

I bet Theresa May is laughing into her cornflakes this morning.
Perhaps he will bottle it, and if he does there’s Nigel Farage waiting in the wings.
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Perhaps he will bottle it, and if he does there’s Nigel Farage waiting in the wings.
Can you imagine Nigel in the HOCs? Not that he'd get very far..

Methinks Dominic's days are numbered. Boris likes being PM far too much to have Cummings screw it up.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...ple-or-the-nhs
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Trump prefers Ireland? The article actually says his detractors on Congress would try to overrule him...
In June 1919 Éamon DeValera arrived in NY to begin a 100 years of Irish interference in US elections... the Russians have nothing on us

Trump does not like Ireland because we’re a net exporter, we steal his taxes and our biggest crime - he’s still waiting for permission to build his wall - the one he’s claiming he needs to protect his property from sea erosion due to climate change!

Congress on the other hand is a different thing... 300 - 400 Irish politicians spending their vacation in their districts during the election period, making speeches at to the Irish-US community... now congress man, what do you think of the GFA I wanta make sure I get it right in ma wee speech....
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Old 31.07.2019, 14:06
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The American Irish community, such a friendly bunch. You could hardly get a drink in Boston bar during the seventies and eighties without donating a few bills to “the cause”.
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The American Irish community, such a friendly bunch. You could hardly get a drink in Boston bar during the seventies and eighties without donating a few bills to “the cause”.
Trolling again?
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The American Irish community, such a friendly bunch. You could hardly get a drink in Boston bar during the seventies and eighties without donating a few bills to “the cause”.
No different to London. My parents often talked about the collections in the London Irish clubs in the 60/70s and that would be the time they'd finish their drinks and leave. My father hated them, many a good night of music ruined he would say..
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The American Irish community, such a friendly bunch. You could hardly get a drink in Boston bar during the seventies and eighties without donating a few bills to “the cause”.
You're aging yourself a bit there!
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Trolling again?
That's actually true and well documented.
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That's actually true and well documented.
I was often in Boston in that time and was never asked to contribute.
They did have a big collection barrel in the main post office.

My comment was referring to "off topic" and "whataboutery" not "accuracy".
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What's the big deal about a border?

I'd happily go back to having a hard border between Switzerland and the EU, times were much better then.

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Trolling again?
It's unfortunate the ignore flag to does not include quotes as he his bound to get worse as this unwinds.
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What's the big deal about a border?

I'd happily go back to having a hard border between Switzerland and the EU, times were much better then.

Tom
And you'd be sitting in a troll booth collecting money on the Swiss side, I presume.
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What's the big deal about a border?

I'd happily go back to having a hard border between mainstream Switzerland and the EU Tessin, times were much better then.

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There are no words.

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Here's another £2.1 billion pounds for the no deal, hard Brexit war chest which they say has doubled the amount
of money that's already set aside this year.


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