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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 07.06.2021, 11:47
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They are not refusing to work for him because he is Irish- but because he is a total tw*t.

As for Brexit, 74 to 1 - seems clear that things are turning, fast

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Um...that was from 2019...
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Old 07.06.2021, 12:29
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A great year....
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A great year....
Well at least it had slightly less pandemics than the two since.
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Old 07.06.2021, 12:55
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We still have not got a clue what Brexit is all about- and which form Brexit will take. So the fight is on- as we can certainly affect the type of Brexit we will have. This is not being negative- it is being positive and optimistic, rather than lying on our back and allowing it to destroy this country.

A new Government will hopefully be able to change the course of this nasty, horrible, destructive Brexit- and re-balance things- and not pander to the whims of some regimes in order to beg for some measly deal at all costs.

Even if we accept that Brexit has happened- there is everything to fight for.
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We still have not got a clue what Brexit is all about- and which form Brexit will take. So the fight is on- as we can certainly affect the type of Brexit we will have.
Brexit is DONE, it's OVER!

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Old 07.06.2021, 13:07
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What Brexit, which Brexit- how Brexit? No-one has a clue yet, let alone the Government and/or Johnson. Not a clue-

So Brexit is done- but we have everything to fight for.

So hope Biden will knock some sense into Johnson this week.

Tom, unless you know, for instance- what the solution is for the border between UK and EU- then your comment is nonsensical.
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Old 07.06.2021, 13:19
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Good to see that the spirit of Hiroo Onoda is still alive in this thread!
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Old 07.06.2021, 13:35
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Brexit it DONE, it's OVER!

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This is rather the point, after all the back and forth and arguing over the past 5 years, it's really looking as if Brexit is turning out to be an economic non-event. Time to move on, which I believe most people have.
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Old 07.06.2021, 13:43
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Ih no, it is not. And oh no, they haven't.
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Old 07.06.2021, 13:57
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A new Government will hopefully be able to change the course of this nasty, horrible, destructive Brexit- and re-balance things- and not pander to the whims of some regimes in order to beg for some measly deal at all costs.
It is interesting to hear somebody who was against Brexit now speak of pandering to foreign regimes as if that was bad.
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Old 07.06.2021, 14:55
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It is interesting to hear somebody who was against Brexit now speak of pandering to foreign regimes as if that was bad.
The EU was not a foreign regime, we were part of it with both voting and veto rights
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Old 07.06.2021, 15:04
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Old 07.06.2021, 15:08
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I do believe arch-Brexiters are becoming more vociferous about 'Brexit is done- turn page' - because they know it is a huge mess, and we still have no idea about which Brexit we will end up with and the myriad of disastrous consequences. They know people are waking up, and seeing it for what it is and how they have been lied to in the most massive of ways.

There are huge challenges ahead- but the fight is on as to which Brexit we will end up with- and how the worst of the effects can be mitgated and re-dressed.

And the most massive challenge of all, to achieve this, is to get the left of the Labour Party to study and accept the realities of the ridiculous UK First Past the Post system, and how the Cons and their supporters in the Tory Press, have allowed the divisions to fester. If they do not come to terms and understand this- and also the need to build strong alliances with other parties and voting pacts, Constituency by Constituency- then yes, we will end up with the worst of Brexit and Tories again- despite their massive failures and catastrophic handling of Brexit so far.

Game on- accept ****, but don't ask me to get covered by embracing it- never.

It is a massive ship to turn, but it has begun to, and it will accelerate quite fast from now. Once the ship begins to change direction- it will be very quick, I think.

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This is rather the point, after all the back and forth and arguing over the past 5 years, it's really looking as if Brexit is turning out to be an economic non-event. Time to move on, which I believe most people have.
A big row going on now about the EU potential ban on the UK selling British sausages in N. Ireland.

Would be nice to pick up a newspaper and see something positive about Brexit.
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A big row going on now about the EU potential ban on the UK selling British sausages in N. Ireland.

Would be nice to pick up a newspaper and see something positive about Brexit.
More pandering to foreign regimes I see .
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This is rather the point, after all the back and forth and arguing over the past 5 years, it's really looking as if Brexit is turning out to be an economic non-event. Time to move on, which I believe most people have.
Nope - Brexit will be followed by the sequel Scotexit ( from the UK ) Watch this space !!!!
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What a Carry on.

On Friday 'Global Britains' cuture secretary, Oliver Dowden announced that a new frontier has opened up for British bands, musicians and their roadies to perform 'live in Europe'
Thanks to 'ambitious negotiations', he said artists and their crews can now tour without visa requirements
or permits in Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Wowee !!

Mark my words - Barnard Castle will look very enticing in comparison.

BBC News - Will UK Bands start touring in Liechtenstein ?
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what a carry on.

On friday 'global britains' cuture secretary, oliver dowden announced that a new frontier has opened up for british bands, musicians and their roadies to perform 'live in europe'
thanks to 'ambitious negotiations', he said artists and their crews can now tour without visa requirements or permits in norway, iceland and liechtenstein. Wowee !!

Mark my words - barnard castle will look very enticing in comparison.

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Brexit is DONE, it's OVER!

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Well as Bill Clinton would say it depends how you define over....
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No-one, but no-one knows what Brexit is- so how can it be ... over!?
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