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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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He can silence the BBC- but people will find other ways. Like this


https://www.facebook.com/radiofreezeitgeist/.
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Official on the News last night- Brexit is NOT done!

The DUP are stopping checks between UK and NI - which totally contravenes the Deal and International Law- and blame the EU! You can't make it up.

What next?
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Old 03.02.2022, 08:47
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Official on the News last night- Brexit is NOT done!

The DUP are stopping checks between UK and NI - which totally contravenes the Deal and International Law- and blame the EU! You can't make it up.

What next?
A return of the troubles?
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Old 03.02.2022, 08:48
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Official on the News last night- Brexit is NOT done!

The DUP are stopping checks between UK and NI - which totally contravenes the Deal and International Law- and blame the EU! You can't make it up.

What next?
Does a devolved parliament have the right to stick their fingers in UK international affairs? Westminster versus Stormont ….

The EU is dealing with the UK not NI and eventually Boris is going to have to enforce the agreement.

Even the DUP admit that if there was an election tomorrow they’d loose it, so perhaps Boris should give them one ;-)

Playing chicken with someone who already threw you under the bus once is not very bright especially if that person is already in a corner.
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Old 03.02.2022, 08:57
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A return of the troubles?
No. This goes to the heart of devolved government, if a devolved government can unilaterally make a decision to breach an international agreement signed by the UK, what next? If you can breach one, you can make one… and if NI can do it so can Scotland or Wales…

As usual the DUP have blundered into something they will eventually have to walk back. The question is at what price?
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Jacob Rees-Mogg appointed to seek out those Brexit opportunities that other government ministers,Tory MP's
and Civil Servants have failed to find. Lol.

Yes at long-last Jacob Rees-Mogg is appointed Minister of the Good Old Days although his official title will,
of course be the Minister for Brexit Opportunities. Lol.

BBC News - Jacob Rees-Mogg made Brexit Opportunities Minister by the PM

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Yes at long-last Jacob Rees-Mogg is appointed Minister of the Good Old Days although his official title will be the
Minister for Brexit Opportunities. Lol.
The man who said it could take 50 years to see the material benefits of Brexit.
So no rush then
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I think I may have said it before () - but you just could NOT make it up, could you. And they can't even organise a piss up at number 10.
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They could organise too many piss ups, that’s the problem.
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Old 08.02.2022, 21:18
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you don't get found out when you organise a good piss up
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Anybody remember "frictionless"?

"UK firms have been hit by "increased costs, paperwork and border delays" as a result of Brexit, MPs have said.

A report from parliament's spending watchdog, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), found costs for businesses had risen and trade had fallen as a result of leaving the EU.

It also warned things could worsen this year as new import controls come in.

"One of the great promises of Brexit was freeing British businesses to give them the headroom to maximise their productivity and contribution to the economy - even more desperately needed now on the long road to recovery from the pandemic," said PAC chair Meg Hillier.

"Yet the only detectable impact so far is increased costs, paperwork and border delays.""

What a c#ck up.
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and Rees-Mogg is not going to be able to change that either!
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Jacob Rees-Mogg appointed to seek out those Brexit opportunities that other government ministers,Tory MP's
and Civil Servants have failed to find. Lol.

Yes at long-last Jacob Rees-Mogg is appointed Minister of the Good Old Days although his official title will,
of course be the Minister for Brexit Opportunities. Lol.

BBC News - Jacob Rees-Mogg made Brexit Opportunities Minister by the PM
Hoorah, he's taken the only job created by Brexit.
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and Rees-Mogg is not going to be able to change that either!
If Rees-Mogg had any decency, he would ( like Phileas Fogg ) accept a wager of 2 million pounds from the
Tory Monday club, in order to set sail around the world to seek out the Tories elusive Brexit Opportunities
within 80 days together with Nanny and his trusty sidekick, Jean Blue Passeporto.
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Old 09.02.2022, 19:23
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One UK based cross European project is still running which has annual funding of nearly €60 million from the European Commission.

"A 24-year-old nuclear-fusion record has crumbled.
Scientists at the Joint European Torus (JET) near Oxford, UK, announced on 9 February that they had generated the highest-ever sustained energy from fusing together atoms, more than doubling their own record from experiments performed in 1997 to 5 seconds."

This is actually a relatively long time and a great proof of concept.

Although this required more energy input than was produced it really now looks like this fusion reactor concept is commercially viable, hopefully it will not be another 20 years before a commercial example is running. The 20+ Billion ITER project which should start its first experimental operation in 2025 has the ambitious target of producing ten times more energy than is input.

UK has some involvement in ITER via Euratom.
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Rees-Mogg of course, moved his business and investments to Ireland due to Brexit. Make it up- no you just could NOT.


And today - queues and red tape in Dover NOT caused by Brexit- and Johnson will sort it all out, so there!

https://fb.watch/b3OuivzioQ/

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ira?

Irish Republican Army?

I am pretty ignorant on this one. Are they terminated or still in a "latent" state? Forgive me for asking.
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ira?

Irish Republican Army?

I am pretty ignorant on this one. Are they terminated or still in a "latent" state? Forgive me for asking.
PIRA/SF are not about to get involved while the DUP are trying very hard to shoot themselves in the foot.
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The position of the DUP is hard to take. And they took the money too.

Can we trust Paisley to tell the truth? I am not sure. But listen to this video, and you will hear him clearly say that Johnson told him he had no intention of abiding by the Deal he signed.

https://fb.watch/b8EYEMOC-1/
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The Ukraine invasion makes me glad that the UK left this organisation. 15 minutes it took them to agree a position on the Brexit negotiations, yet still can't come up with a package of sanctions that will punish Russia. No one wants to take the difficult decisions. Yellow-bellied and utterly unfit for purpose
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