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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%
Voters: 212. You may not vote on this poll

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The irony is... they're spending £100million on the 'Get Ready' advertising campaign and buying t-shits and mugs with the slogan. Hmmm...
There’s a queue of big names queueing up now against him. John major is joining Gina Millers campaigb
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Lets start a Petition for British Expats suffering Brexit neurosis
I'm not neurotic. I'm right!
No stress or depression here, just sheer bloody-minded stubborness. It's my forte.
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Old 30.08.2019, 12:48
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

And here's the down side of the current Brexit uncertainty as it affects British Expats with healthcare
worries in Spain. This is from this mornings BBC Breakfast News.

https://www.facebook.com/derek.omaho...405410653883/?
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Old 30.08.2019, 14:34
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

For RufusB in particular. It's as if he's read your mind (please see video link) And before anyone bothers to embark on a "I hate James O'Brien" assault, he wrote a bloody brilliant book about all this.
"John Major is going to court to protect you from politicians in his own party who are lying to you. And Daily Mail columnists are loving the fact that you're being lied to."

https://twitter.com/LBC/status/1167387719833665536
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

Rejected.

Judge rejects temporary ban on Parliament shutdown ahead of full hearing


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla...itics-49521132

Responding to Friday's ruling, a UK government spokesman said: "As we have set out, the government needs to bring forward a strong domestic legislative agenda and MPs are not prevented from scrutinising our withdrawal from the EU.

No surprise there then.
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Old 30.08.2019, 14:53
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Rejected.

Judge rejects temporary ban on Parliament shutdown ahead of full hearing
Wrong!

The temporary ban has been rejected pending full hearing of the merits of the case next Tuesday. You're not good at understanding how the law operates, are you!

Full details on Joanna Cherry's twitter:

https://twitter.com/joannaccherry/st...92542603862016
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Old 30.08.2019, 14:56
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Wrong!

The temporary ban has been rejected pending full hearing of the merits of the case next Tuesday. You're not good at understanding how the law operates, are you!

Full details on Joanna Cherry's twitter:

https://twitter.com/joannaccherry/st...92542603862016
You can't expect people to read to the end of every sentence, you monster.
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Old 30.08.2019, 15:24
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... you monster.
Yup!

Edit: Wish I could find it now but I can't, I was reading the whispered comments reportedly from a prominent former Tory MP last night who said that if the Cherry case is successful, it could indicate or warrant an assumption that Rees-Mogg lied to the Queen in his role as Privy Council. It's a very, very long shot, but I wonder if he would dare to.
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Old 30.08.2019, 15:27
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

This Brexit business has been going in circles for the last 3 years and judging from all the crap comming out, especially from retired politicians, notable Bliar and Major, it will continue going in circles untill we're all pushing up the daisies.


Somebody some time has to make her feelings known via whichever channel she may want to do this, and whilst it's not consitutional for the reigning Monarch to dabble in politics normaly, she is the head of state and needs to guide as succesive governments have all proven incapable of doing so.


The Queen has to have an opinion one way or another, failing which she should abdicate, and process repeated for Dumbo, until we get a clear indication.


It's her bloody country after all, we are told often enough !
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It's her bloody country after all, we are told often enough !
And very soon that country will be the United Kingdom of England and Wales.

What a legacy.
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Old 30.08.2019, 15:59
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For RufusB in particular. It's as if he's read your mind (please see video link) And before anyone bothers to embark on a "I hate James O'Brien" assault, he wrote a bloody brilliant book about all this.
"John Major is going to court to protect you from politicians in his own party who are lying to you. And Daily Mail columnists are loving the fact that you're being lied to."

https://twitter.com/LBC/status/1167387719833665536
I'd seen it. He's very good.
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Wrong The temporary ban has been rejected pending full hearing of the merits of the case next Tuesday.
Wrong! Only gave you the headline.

Judge rejects temporary ban on Parliament shutdown ahead of full hearing

If you've a problem with the headline, speak to the BBC, for these are their words, not mine, as you well know!
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Old 30.08.2019, 16:18
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Wrong! Only gave you the headline.

Judge rejects temporary ban on Parliament shutdown ahead of full hearing

If you've a problem with the headline, speak to the BBC, for these are their words, not mine, as you well know!
And implied that that was the end of things. You do like to drop half a tale.
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And implied that that was the end of things.
How is quoting a headline, which includes the word 'ahead', implying that this is the end of it?
The BBC know full well that this is not the end of it and it is not the only court action the remainers are carrying out.
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Wrong! Only gave you the headline.

Judge rejects temporary ban on Parliament shutdown ahead of full hearing

If you've a problem with the headline, speak to the BBC, for these are their words, not mine, as you well know!
Nah, the BBC is amateur when it comes to telling a story in a headline. The Daily Wail went with the slightly more shouty:

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And, judging by the comments underneath it, you can tell that most of the readers also only read the headline...
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BBC is amateur when it comes to telling a story in a headline.
Sometimes it's not just in the headline that they are amateur.
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How is quoting a headline, which includes the word 'ahead', implying that this is the end of it?
The BBC know full well that this is not the end of it and it is not the only court action the remainers are carrying out.
No surprise there then?
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No surprise there then?
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How is quoting a headline, which includes the word 'ahead', implying that this is the end of it?
Let me give you a little clue, it’s the single word ‘rejected’ before the quoted headline.
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