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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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A real patriot values rather than talks down to his countries allies.

When UK was an ally?
You mean when they barred the poor jews fleeing nazi europe from entering the land of Israel?
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Im an Israeli patriot.
You sound a little more than that tbh.

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Half a million?The soviet union lost 26 millions,including a big part of the country,completely destroyed.Poland lost around 6 million,with 3 million of them being Jewish,jews who could have been saved if the Uk would have let them enter the land that is rightfully ours.BTW,another pact perfidius albion broke.
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When UK was an ally?
You mean when they barred the poor jews fleeing nazi europe from entering the land of Israel?
Dragging up these old and highly biased views of history does not help anyone.
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

Back on topic:


Latest news :


https://www.theguardian.com/politics...n-brexit-talks


Turns out most UK fishing vessels are owned by Dutch and Spanish, could it be that there is no interest from english fishermen to fish theit own seas ?
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Latest news :


https://www.theguardian.com/politics...n-brexit-talks


Turns out most UK fishing vessels are owned by Dutch and Spanish, could it be that there is no interest from english fishermen to fish theit own seas ?
It'd certainly take time to get up and running - hence the "phasing in" being a viable option.
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Meanwhile over in Brussels the UK & EU Trade talks continue at a snails pace.

BBC News - UK-EU Trade enter critical 48-hour period

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The Flemish ministry of Fisheries in Belgium hands to the European Commission, the
'Ace of Spades' in their crunch time negotiation with the British over Fishing rights
in British territorial waters. Namely a 17th century Royal Charter issued by King Charles II
himself and written in the King's name, guaranteeing perpetual access to British fishing
grounds for 50 boats from Bruges.

BBC News - The Belgian hero who invaded UK fishing waters

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Meanwhile over in Brussels the UK & EU Trade talks continue at a snails pace.

BBC News - UK-EU Trade enter critical 48-hour period

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I strongly object, Benny was funny.
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Old 21.12.2020, 12:41
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I strongly object, Benny was funny.
He wasn't funny, just offensive.
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Old 21.12.2020, 12:57
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He wasn't funny, just offensive.
I agree, he wasn’t funny at all in my opinion.
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An early taste of no-deal Brexit
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FRANCE HAS BLOCKED all lorry freight from the UK as concerns mount about a new strain of the pandemic coronavirus.
French transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari announced last night that the country was suspending all traffic – air, rail and sea – from the UK from midnight for at least 48 hours.
Horrible pre-Christmas disruption...

Like Trump, seems COVID will drag down Boris.
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An early taste of no-deal Brexit


Horrible pre-Christmas disruption...

Like Trump, seems COVID will drag down Boris.
Nigel Farage et al are sounding off on Twitter about France being responsible for this chaos. How dare they exercise their sovereign right to control their borders for public safety reasons? Meanwhile John Redwood MP suggests British people should stop complaining about the shortages and start growing their own produce.

These people really have no shame
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Old 21.12.2020, 18:10
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Nigel Farage et al are sounding off on Twitter about France being responsible for this chaos. How dare they exercise their sovereign right to control their borders for public safety reasons? Meanwhile John Redwood MP suggests British people should stop complaining about the shortages and start growing their own produce.

These people really have no shame
LOL!

I can just see those people in Council towers blocks switching agriculture production from Marijuana to potatoes
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Nigel Farage et al are sounding off on Twitter about France being responsible for this chaos. How dare they exercise their sovereign right to control their borders for public safety reasons? Meanwhile John Redwood MP suggests British people should stop complaining about the shortages and start growing their own produce.

These people really have no shame
Oh yes the great fallback arguement that the Brexits always love to go on & on & on about from 'the Good Old Days'
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So lets play them at their own game.

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Peston asked about a Deal- and those two laughed and giggled- just beyond belief

https://twitter.com/ukiswitheu/statu...08476119007233...
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Oh yes the great fallback arguement that the Brexits always love to go on & on & on about from 'the Good Old Days'
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While of course ignoring the convoys and the massive in crease in Irish agricultural exports during the period.
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Peston asked about a Deal- and those two laughed and giggled- just beyond belief

https://twitter.com/ukiswitheu/statu...08476119007233...
BoJo seems to be looking at the screen, I would want to know what went on on there before getting all up in arms.
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BoJo seems to be looking at the screen, I would want to know what went on on there before getting all up in arms.
I've said it before, Johnson is not a brexiteer he is an opportunist and crowd pleaser whose only motivation is self-interest and to be loved. If you look at his rather distinguished family, you have Rachel Johnson (journalist), Stanley Johnson (environmentalist and former MEP) and Jo Johnson (former tory MP)... all of whom voted Remain.

And even Boris was on the fence having earlier declared that leaving the EU would be a mistake despite years of tongue-in-cheek, made-up Brussels stories in his Telegraph column.

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Something clicked in his brain when later that year he sensed an opportunity to be the charismatic face of vote leave and darling of the ERG. And now he is their hostage, just as May was before him. He has a matter of days to redeem himself and put them back in their box or go down in history as the man who single-handedly destroyed the 6th largest economy in the world.
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Last week we heard Boris had compromised on "the level playing field".

Now we hear he has made a revised offer on fisheries.

I wonder how much is left of the Brexit that voters expected?
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