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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 28.08.2019, 13:45
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you just couldn't make this shit up
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Perhaps Her Mag will put on her EU flag outfit and tell him to naff orf.
Highly unlikely.
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The only PM since Mrs T who did what they said the would
Not deliver?
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:02
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This isn't the endgame that it might appear to be. Thankfully, the UK has astute political correspondents and commentators who have ruminated many potential scenarios, which has allowed the legal establishment the precious time to get all their ducks in a row. I'm angry that the government has taken this route when it knows full well that the legal big guns are waiting.

Something to watch out for, the stripping of authority of the UK's elected MPs by government members and cabinet ministers. The ever more ironnically named James Cleverly did it yesterday by repeatedly referring to the opposition MPs as "these people". That was a blatant attempt to diminish the authority or our duly elected MPs in the eyes of the public when he knows full well that they are his peers.
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This isn't the endgame that it might appear to be. Thankfully, the UK has astute political correspondents and commentators who have ruminated many potential scenarios, which has allowed the legal establishment the precious time to get all their ducks in a row. I'm angry that the government has taken this route when it knows full well that the legal big guns are waiting.

Something to watch out for, the stripping of authority of the UK's elected MPs by government members and cabinet ministers. The ever more ironnically named James Cleverly did it yesterday by repeatedly referring to the opposition MPs as "these people". That was a blatant attempt to diminish the authority or our duly elected MPs in the eyes of the public when he knows full well that they are his peers.
Well in that case it's a hostage situation.
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:09
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So the UK government decides how much democracy there is in the UK....

Every state in the EU is run by a government held accountable to a parliament, elected by the people in accordance with its constitution, except the UK! So the UK, like Turkey, no longer meets the basic requirements for EU membership!

We’ve gone from a high principle of returning control to a sovereign parliament to screw parliament I’m going to have my way.

The UK has a defender of the faith, we wait to see if she is a defender of the constitution as well...

There is nothing to celebrate in this, a sad day.
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:24
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Petition already up and running. 75,000 signatures total, 60,000 in the last hour.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/269157
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:35
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Petition already up and running. 75,000 signatures total, 60,000 in the last hour. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/269157
Yes, it seems the remoaners will stop at nothing to halt Brexit. They'll need another 18 million before it's looked at though.
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:40
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Exactly.
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The only PM since Mrs T who did what they said the would
I'm not sure that's always a good thing
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:42
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Yes, it seems the remoaners will stop at nothing to halt Brexit. They'll need another 18 million before it's looked at though.
The petition is to prevent parliment being prorogued and technically, it only needs 100k "to be looked at" and it has exceeded that already, so you're wrong on both counts. The rule of law will out.
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The petition is to prevent parliment being prorogued and technically, it only needs 100k "to be looked at" and it has exceeded that already, so you're wrong on both counts. The rule of law will out.
What nonsense. The previous petition didn't work and this one won't come into it either.
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Yes, it seems the remoaners will stop at nothing to halt Brexit. They'll need another 18 million before it's looked at though.
Not true. Ah. Blueangel beat me to it.
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Old 28.08.2019, 14:46
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What nonsense. The previous petition didn't work and this one won't come into it either.
But it was debated in the house, so you're wrong again.
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So what would it take for remainers to accept leaving?
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But it was debated in the house
Which only meant more time was wasted, as it came to nothing.
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What nonsense. The previous petition didn't work and this one won't come into it either.
Based on your intimate knowledge of UK procedures? You're very heavily invested in Brexit for someone who hasn't lived in the UK for a good number of years and seems not to like the place very much.

But the whole point of the petition is to get a discussion going.
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And I said that where?
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Thats why we had the referendum in the first place after discussion & parliament voted by a huge majority, same for Art 50. Can't see what is left to discuss as parliament could not agree on anything since.
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