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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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Old 15.10.2019, 22:33
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Where are the "jobs for Brits" advocates that were bemoaning the fact that all the jobs were being taken up by johnny foreigner not so long ago?
Bit off topic but in the US they are complaining that Mexican immigrants are taking their jobs.
Then they label Mexicans as drug dealers, gang members, and rapists so you have to wonder exactly what jobs these complainers have
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Old 15.10.2019, 22:35
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Bit off topic but in the US they are complaining that Mexican immigrants are taking their jobs.
Then they label Mexicans as drug dealers, gang members, and rapists so you have to wonder exactly what jobs these complainers have
So funny.
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Old 15.10.2019, 22:49
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If he gets a deal by the end of the month he will go down in history as a hero.
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Old 15.10.2019, 22:51
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Definitely Monty Python!
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If he gets a deal by the end of the month he will go down in history as a hero.
Like f*** he will. He's hated by most of the country.. all hail the loony right.
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If he gets a deal by the end of the month he will go down in history as a hero.
In the same way that marmite will go down in history as everyone’s favourite sandwich filling.
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Old 15.10.2019, 22:53
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The country has woken up. A referendum now and the whole brexit thing would be turned on its head.
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Old 15.10.2019, 22:55
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In the same way that marmite will go down in history as everyone’s favourite sandwich filling.

Marmite, then again, It might not.
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I fear you are confusing tourniquet with tourney?
Nevertheless, Monty Python is apt!
Hardly. I know my bandage from my bout. Also, not a joust. Perhaps you are confusing lance and sword?
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If he gets a deal by the end of the month he will go down in history as a hero.
Not a snowball's chance in hell. He's reviled.
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Old 15.10.2019, 23:49
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Hardly. I know my bandage from my bout. Also, not a joust. Perhaps you are confusing lance and sword?
No, lance and sword are both euphemisms often used in polite society for the same weapon.
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Old 15.10.2019, 23:57
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Perhaps the entire food distribution chain needs to understand the value and wisdom of everyone earning a living wage.

If the execs would take lower bonuses and consumers pay higher prices then food wouldn’t be rotting in the fields, as people would be willing to pick, at a living wage.
In an ideal world - yes, this should be happening. Wait till your compatriots have to pay the real price for their food, clothes, natural resources.

As a funny side note - I sewed one t-shirt some time ago, just out of curiosity and to prove myself I am able to do it. It took me a few days (yes, it was a hobby and have things to do that stay in the way of pursuing it). Btw, I'm still wearing it, its lifespan will be definitely longer than the one of any other t-shirt that I have ever purchased. lol
It kind of changes one's whole perspective on how much things should cost. ;-)

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If he gets a deal by the end of the month he will go down in history as a hero.



Certainly he will go down in history, that we all agree on, but how......


(Maybe we could have a referendum to decide ?)
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Certainly he will go down in history, that we all agree on, but how......


(Maybe we could have a referendum to decide ?)
Commemorative nine-bob-note would be a fitting recognition.
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No, lance and sword are both euphemisms often used in polite society for the same weapon.
One man's weapon...

Maybe in Barbara Cartland novels.
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Old 16.10.2019, 11:58
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Royal Mail union votes to strike in run-up to Christmas

Dispute over conditions, job security and alleged bullying risk first nationwide walkouts in a decade
https://www.ft.com/content/226a5074-...e-4367d8281195

It's being reported that 'union sources' are willing to time strike action to coincide with, and disrupt the postal votes in a GE because...and I'm fuming about this...they believe that postal votes are mostly used by Conservative voters.
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Commemorative nine-bob-note would be a fitting recognition.
I was thinking more of a really tiny coin, smaller than a 5p piece and called a 'spaff'.
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Old 16.10.2019, 12:04
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If he gets a deal by the end of the month he will go down in history as a hero.
Like Theresa May, who did get a deal?
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It's being reported that 'union sources' are willing to time strike action to coincide with, and disrupt the postal votes in a GE because...and I'm fuming about this...they believe that postal votes are mostly used by Conservative voters.
Whereas imposing ID requirements favours Conservative voters.
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