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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 21.09.2019, 21:49
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Before 2015, many Brits didn't have a sodding clue what sovereignty is!
It was explained clearly in 1975 for the first referendum & but those claims were deemed lies by remain. Strange what happened over the next 44 years was perfectly obvious at the time. Perhaps that's why the old fools voted leave as they were lied to last time
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Old 21.09.2019, 22:02
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And what about the Brexiteers under the age of 75?
They fall into the Brexit age group who are always harping on about the Cold War and how much
they miss the Good Old Days and regret the loss of the British Empire before falling into usual
diatribe of Britain should never have joined the Common Market.

Anyway it's blindingly obvious that most Brexits live in the past.
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Old 21.09.2019, 22:10
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They fall into the Brexit age group who are always harping on about the Cold War and how much
they miss the Good Old Days and regret the loss of the British Empire before falling into usual
diatribe of Britain should never have joined the Common Market.

Anyway it's blindingly obvious that most Brexits live in the past.
I disagree, it's the remainers fear of change, the Brexiters are more entrepreneurial & can see a huge opportunity of leaving.
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Old 21.09.2019, 22:13
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I disagree, it's the remainers fear of change, the Brexiters are more entrepreneurial & can see a huge opportunity of leaving.
Yes pissing off 52% of your major trading partners who are next to you and waving goodbye to 40 trade deals while you start with tariffs and WTO is the very definition of entrepreneurship. Can't wait to see how Trump will treat the UK once it did the unthinkable and finds itself isolated and alone in the world stage. He'll pick you off one by one.

That is, if Scotland and NI won't leave in the next 5 years as well. Then the real entrepreneurship can kick in with bootleggers and smugglers back in the game.

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I disagree, it's the remainers fear of change, the Brexiters are more entrepreneurial & can see a huge opportunity of leaving.
What like the honourable member for the 1930's, who's looked upon as the Guru of Brexit, I am of course
refering to the Brexiteers much loved role model, Jacob Rees-Mogg.
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Old 21.09.2019, 22:30
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What like the honourable member for the 1930's, who's looked upon as the Guru of Brexit, I am of course
refering to the Brexiteers much loved role model, Jacob Rees-Mogg.
JRM is a mere 50 being born in 1969, I thought you were talking about over 75's based on your reply to Blueangel
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I disagree, it's the remainers fear of change, the Brexiters are more entrepreneurial & can see a huge opportunity of leaving.
Yes but they are the eight or nine out of ten that turn out to be business failures - the ones that don’t understand who the world works and don’t have a plan to deal with it.
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Old 22.09.2019, 00:53
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Trump will treat the UK once it did the unthinkable and finds itself isolated and alone in the world stage. He'll pick you off one by one.
Don’t worry about Trump, granny (Nancy Pelosi) is not going to agree any trade deal that would up set her son-in-law or grandkids from Co. Wicklow. As they say in Ireland, all politics is local.
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Old 22.09.2019, 01:47
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Perhaps that's why the old fools voted leave as they were lied to last time
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They fall into the Brexit age group who are always harping on about the Cold War ...
Cold war? When West Germany were one of our greatest alies?

For the umpteenth time... both of you have absolutely no irrefutable evidence that any particular age group predominantly voted one way or the other. The ballot was secret. The rest is all speculation and I wish to god that everyone would get that through their skulls.
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Old 22.09.2019, 01:51
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What like the honourable member for the 1930's, who's looked upon as the Guru of Brexit,
Is he buggery! He can't be the guru of anything without running it by nanny first. And the joke is 'the Right Honourable Member for the 18th Century'.
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Old 22.09.2019, 07:22
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Cold war? When West Germany were one of our greatest alies?

For the umpteenth time... both of you have absolutely no irrefutable evidence that any particular age group predominantly voted one way or the other. The ballot was secret. The rest is all speculation and I wish to god that everyone would get that through their skulls.
I have never claimed I had any evidence that any age group voted in any particular way, I was just replying to posts & mentioning about old fools as it seems to be the narrative of this thread. For the record I don't believe older people are old fools either.

I don't care who voted leave, just that the majority did, get over it.
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Old 22.09.2019, 10:39
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I don't care who voted leave, just that the majority did, get over it.
Never!

Regardless of the context or walk of life it happens in, I can't abide being lied to. Creating and spreading a lie is disgusting. Persisting in that lie is unforgivable. Profiteering from the lie you created at the expense of others is lower than a snake's belly. Doing that on a national scale is treason. I will never excuse that behaviour, ever!
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Old 22.09.2019, 11:12
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Never!

Regardless of the context or walk of life it happens in, I can't abide being lied to. Creating and spreading a lie is disgusting. Persisting in that lie is unforgivable. Profiteering from the lie you created at the expense of others is lower than a snake's belly. Doing that on a national scale is treason. I will never excuse that behaviour, ever!
Plenty of lies from remain, the population does not trust politicians to sit on the toilet the right way round. They are more intelligent than you give credit for.
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Never!

Regardless of the context or walk of life it happens in, I can't abide being lied to. Creating and spreading a lie is disgusting. Persisting in that lie is unforgivable. Profiteering from the lie you created at the expense of others is lower than a snake's belly. Doing that on a national scale is treason. I will never excuse that behaviour, ever!
Doing it on a national scale is called "propaganda"
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Doing it on a national scale is called "propaganda"
Sure but shouting treason makes uninformed people believe you. Lies if you prefer
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Doing it on a national scale is called "propaganda"
It becomes treason when those involved know full well the detrimental effects on the safety and security of the nation and it's people, yet still persist in that lie. It's a subtle difference, but a very important one, and as long as the UK National Crime Agency is still investigating some aspects of the Leave.EU campaign, I will retain my view.

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https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-br...-idUKKCN1VY1EU
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It becomes treason when those involved know full well the detrimental effects on the safety and security of the nation and it's people, yet still persist in that lie. It's a subtle difference, but a very important one, and as long as the UK National Crime Agency is still investigating some aspects of the Leave.EU campaign, I will retain my view.

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https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-br...-idUKKCN1VY1EU
How much do you want to bet, nobody will be convicted of treason is where my money will be
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JRM is a mere 50 being born in 1969, I thought you were talking about over 75's based on your reply to Blueangel
The trouble is with JRM being chairman of the old fogeys club otherwise known as 'the living dead' that
goes by the name of the ERG means he's always glorifying the past and living the part.
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It becomes treason when those involved know full well the detrimental effects on the safety and security of the nation and it's people, yet still persist in that lie. It's a subtle difference, but a very important one, and as long as the UK National Crime Agency is still investigating some aspects of the Leave.EU campaign, I will retain my view.
Are you sure treason is part of the electoral law?
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I disagree, it's the remainers fear of change, the Brexiters are more entrepreneurial & can see a huge opportunity of leaving.
Wetherspoons entrepreneurial genius dropped his pint price by 20p BEFORE Brexit in a massive self-own, and Dyson entrepreneurial genius moved his operations to Singapore.

Are there any other examples of entrepreneurs on the Leave side.
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