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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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Star Wars comes to Brexit - Jo Swinson leader of the LibDems looking like Princess Leia with her hair
let down, as she leads the Rebel Alliance in Parliament.





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Old 11.09.2019, 19:24
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Irish backstop is solved - Boris is going to build a bridge between Scotland and N Ireland...

However, a retired engineer wasted no time pissing on Boris' chips.
So many similarities to Trump; daft ideas like nuking hurricanes, building walls or bridges...
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So many similarities to Trump; daft ideas like nuking hurricanes, building walls or bridges...
And buying 'off the shelf countries' like Denmark's overseas territories like Greenland.

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Old 11.09.2019, 20:24
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Irish backstop is solved - Boris is going to build a bridge between Scotland and N Ireland...

However, a retired engineer wasted no time pissing on Boris' chips.
With someone like Boris it's hard to differentiate truth from lie and joke, but please tell me that this is a real joke.
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British Government response to request for Operation Yellowhammer report - Worst case planning in the
event of a No Deal Brexit.
UK.Gov site includes the Operation Yellowhammer report to government ministers in PDF format with the
most sensitive part redacted, ( blanked out of course )

Gov.uk - Government response to Hilary Benn MP
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And buying 'off the shelf countries' like Denmark's overseas territories like Greenland.

Actually, Danmark has some history of selling island to the US.

Sankt Jan, Sankt Thomas, Virgin Islands.

So it was worth the attempt
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Makes me feel ill.. while the country burns.

Brexit Diaster Capitalism - £8 Billion Bet on No Deal Crash-Out by Boris Johnson's Leave Backers

More on Carole C. twitter page. The corruption is staggering. Why isn't this front page news? Oh, wait..

https://twitter.com/carolecadwalla/s...38817470431234
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The corruption is staggering. Why isn't this front page news? Oh, wait..
For the same reason that this story wasn't plastered all over the tabloids...

https://www.ft.com/content/6f65e1ec-...0-530adfa879c2

Even with the publication of a version of the Operation Yellowhammer document, it appears the public are still being seriously misled. This from a senior reporter at the Sunday Times...

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There's a whole world of difference between the terms 'Baseline Scenario' and 'Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions'.
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A crossword with real meaning.

https://twitter.com/Kevin_Maguire/st...90034364829698


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'Brexitcast' begins on BBC1 tonight at 11.35pm. If it's good enough for Michel Barnier...

https://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/stat...35980146548736
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There's a whole world of difference between the terms 'Baseline Scenario' and 'Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions'.
Heaven help who ever wrote ‘Baseline Scenario’, if Cummings finds out - another sacking on the way....
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The thinking behind Brexit continues to bewilder and shock.

https://twitter.com/JimMFelton/statu...36812032200709
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At least some people still have humour

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I’m old enough to remember Priti Patel threatening Ireland with food shortages.
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There are a whole lot of Irish Americans who’s ancestors came here in the 1840’s due to “Irish food shortages” and are still none to thrilled with the British government. The Brixers are playing with fire.
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Could they do that from inside the fire please
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Has no one pointed out that the medicines could still go straight to Ireland because, you know, Europe?
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Boats and planes who knew��
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Welcome to the cult of Brexit

I turned off this morning when some old biddy told me that its okay that children will starve because it happened in her day and there is nothing wrong with her....clearly ��

I'm going back to my gin
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This is perhaps the most shameful and sinister performance from the government I have seen to date. Rather than be man in enough to say that Scottish judges are biased, he uses subliminal messaging to whip up the Brexiteer base.



This has Cummings written all over it, and it looks like Kwarteng drew the short straw when he went out to bat for the government
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This is perhaps the most shameful and sinister performance from the government I have seen to date. Rather than be man in enough to say that Scottish judges are biased, he uses subliminal messaging to whip up the Brexiteer base.
Isn't what he's doing a form of gaslighting? Tell the people what you think they are really thinking enough times and perhaps they'll believe it!
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Isn't what he's doing a form of gaslighting? Tell the people what you think they are really thinking enough times and perhaps they'll believe it!
Ha! A team effort from No. 10 and the right wing press: propaganda and BS.

If, instead, they had put the same amount of effort into a pragmatic brexit and prepared for it correctly, the country would now be less terrified.
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Isn't what he's doing a form of gaslighting? Tell the people what you think they are really thinking enough times and perhaps they'll believe it!
As the clip makes clear, exactly the approach Trump takes.
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As the clip makes clear, exactly the approach Trump takes.
The last nano-second of the clip...
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This has Cummings written all over it, and it looks like Kwarteng drew the short straw when he went out to bat for the government
I watched that live and the same as many times in recent months, found myself snarling at the tv saying "Don't you dare tell me what I'm thinking".

Just for the record, Kwarteng used to be in a relationship with Amber Rudd. I wonder how acrimonious that friendship is now.
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MASSIVE cannon to launch goods from Bangor, into a humongous net in Stranraer.

Pigeon carriers for small stuff.



I used to live in Bangor, there'd be no shortage of volunteers for the launching of stuff.
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