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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 24.09.2019, 13:49
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What happened?
Actually I understand he left of his own free will? There was thread but seems to have vanished?
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Old 24.09.2019, 13:50
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So do I (Bercow's voice, that is)—he's an awesome speaker. And an awesome Speaker.

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Actually I understand he left of his own free will? There was thread but seems to have vanished?
That is correct. His ban was very short.

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Boris Johnson to make a statement from NY in the next 30 minutes.

This might get ugly. Johnson's now fighting for his political career.
I can't wait to see Trump's take on this, given how wholeheartedly he's endorsed BoJo. Maybe people will start to see that what Trump wants is good only for Trump.
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Old 24.09.2019, 13:59
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Another court ruling today!
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Google does not have to apply Europe’s landmark “right to be forgotten” law globally, the continent’s highest court has ruled.

The right to be forgotten was enshrined by the European court of justice in 2014, when it said Google must delete “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant” data from its results when a member of the public requests it.

On Tuesday, the ECJ ruled that there was no obligation under EU law for a search engine operator to extend the 2014 ruling beyond the EU member states.
More details here Source

So if Brexit happens, Brits lose the “right to be forgotten”.
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Actually I understand he left of his own free will? There was thread but seems to have vanished?
Yes, I believe he left to set up his own right wing forum with a few of the regs here.
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BoJo 'strongly disagrees'.

To be fair it was a reasonable statement given the kicking he just got. He respects, the judicial system, will abide by the decision though he disagrees with it, no whining like a little bitch or clownish blasting of 'so called judges'.

Well so far at least.
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Wonder if he's consulting Steve Bannon on what to do next.
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BoJo is styling it out in NY. His language use is very interesting: very low key, "I don't think", "we" "us"...

He "strongly disagrees" with the Supreme court ruling and intends to leave with a deal.

"As the law currently stands "... he keeps saying this. He is one dangerous individual. I don't know how he can stay as PM after this.
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BoJo is styling it out in NY. His language use is very interesting: very low key, "I don't think", "we" "us"...

He "strongly disagrees" with the Supreme court ruling and intends to leave with a deal.

"As the law currently stands "... he keeps saying this. He is one dangerous individual. I don't know how he can stay as PM after this.
What's the alternative? Jeremy 'sit on the fence' Corbyn?
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Old 24.09.2019, 14:34
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Nicola Sturgeon nails it again.

https://twitter.com/NicolaSturgeon/s...73450262794240
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Old 24.09.2019, 14:35
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He should appeal and take it to the EUCJ.
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Old 24.09.2019, 15:10
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Not all heroes wear capes, some wear spider brooches
Have you been reading Ian Dunt's twitter or something?

https://twitter.com/IanDunt/status/1176438480966246402

https://twitter.com/balconyshirts/st...52500129554433

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/223679208508

1,368 Lady Hale spider brooch T-shirts sold since they were launched this morning.
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Old 24.09.2019, 15:12
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Actually I understand he left of his own free will? There was thread but seems to have vanished?
Oh, noooo.....Now everyone will agree with everyone and it will be soooo boring.

Seriously though, I'm sorry he decided to leave the forum.
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Old 24.09.2019, 15:24
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What's the alternative? Jeremy 'sit on the fence' Corbyn?
Well no, until a GE it would have to be Tory cannon fodder. Labour would stand a fighting chance if Corbyn would release his death grip on power at all costs... put someone in as leader who doesn't get the nation's collective back up.
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1,368 Lady Hale spider brooch T-shirts sold since they were launched this morning.
A comment under Nicola Sturgeon's tweet:

"I liked Lady Hale’s choice of brooch - a spider. No doubt a nod to Robert the Bruce and Sir Walter Scott (Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practice to deceive)."

https://twitter.com/JeffJamesPrice/s...75130488381441

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"As the law currently stands "... he keeps saying this. He is one dangerous individual. I don't know how he can stay as PM after this.
I bet he'll try to cling on. Otherwise he'd not only go down in history as having the briefest tenure in No 10 but also lose the chance to increase his majority in a general election.
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Sums things up quite nicely.

https://twitter.com/StephenMangan/st...65941246464000

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Oh, noooo.....Now everyone will agree with everyone and it will be soooo boring.

Seriously though, I'm sorry he decided to leave the forum.
If you ask him nicely, he might let you on gammonforum.com
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Well no, until a GE it would have to be Tory cannon fodder. Labour would stand a fighting chance if Corbyn would release his death grip on power at all costs... put someone in as leader who doesn't get the nation's collective back up.
Yet at the Labour conference they again threw support behind him. It's obvious a number of voters hate Corbyn enough to plug their nose and vote for Johnson/Conservative. Why make it so easy?

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...I bet he'll try to cling on. Otherwise he'd not only go down in history as having the briefest tenure in No 10 but also lose the chance to increase his majority in a general election.
What majority?
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Someone call an ambulance for Boris.


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At least one big relief in the Brexit saga: the rule of law in the UK is alive & kicking. Parliaments should never be silenced in a real democracy.

I never want to hear Boris Johnson or any other Brexiteer say again that the European Union is undemocratic.

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