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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 15.02.2018, 17:27
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... vile, corrupt organisation...
I wouldn't be so sure vileness and corruption will not be front and centre of the next lot, considering from where the money's coming. Democracy and freedom; never the twain shall meet.

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Old 15.02.2018, 18:09
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They won't. And as someone who voted for Brexit (and would vote for Brexit again should the question be put to the people again), I find that profoundly disappointing.

As I've said before, the Tories offered the demos a choice of chips or rice, knowing full well that nobody had bought any potatoes. The sheer incompetence and irresponsibility of this simple act is not far from treasonous.

This may well be the United Kingdom's only opportunity to leave the vile, corrupt organisation that is the European Union, and so far the signs are not looking good. I would not be at all surprised to see Brexit cancelled and the United Kingdom become a full member of the EU with the Euro as our currency and battalions of the European Army stationed on our shores, all because Cameron and his cronies couldn't be arsed to do the groundwork for a proper departure. The fact that membership of the European Economic Community and later the European Union was a Tory project all along might not be an entirely irrelevant point, either.

They simply never wanted it, didn't prepare for it, offered it to us anyway, and now have no way of delivering it.

Bastards, the lot of them.
I agree with your last two sentences.

"vile and corrupt" applies to most organisations; currently the UK Govt. is Tory so your hopes for a step improvement over the EU may be naive
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This may well be the United Kingdom's only opportunity to leave the vile, corrupt organisation that is the European Union, and so far the signs are not looking good.
When someone comes with a statement like this I can’t help but wonder which is more important to them, their hatred of the EU or what is in the best interests of their country?

If you believe that this may be the last chance to leave the EU then you need to be very worried about the form of government you have in the UK because A50 is a treaty provision and the only way that that can be changed would be if all the member states agreed to it. If you can’t hold your own government accountable now don’t expect to do so going forward because you simply don’t have the tools to do so.
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Old 20.02.2018, 16:42
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Top brains who back Leave

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Old 21.02.2018, 10:26
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nearly 600 pages... phew! can anyone summarize what the consequences of the BREXIT are for EU citizens living in CH? thanks a 600!
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nearly 600 pages... phew! can anyone summarize what the consequences of the BREXIT are for EU citizens living in CH? thanks a 600!
For EU citizens, Bugger all.


For UK citizens, nobody knows.
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Old 21.02.2018, 11:36
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For EU citizens, Bugger all.


For UK citizens, nobody knows.
Better ties with Persia, Mesopotamia and Cathay duh
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Old 21.02.2018, 11:55
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nearly 600 pages... phew! can anyone summarize what the consequences of the BREXIT are for EU citizens living in CH? thanks a 600!
What are you talking about

Do you have a link?
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What are you talking about

Do you have a link?
Nearly 600 pages of this thread.

(This post shows as being in page 568 for me, but that will vary if you've changed your forum settings.)
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Old 21.02.2018, 13:42
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nearly 600 pages... phew! can anyone summarize what the consequences of the BREXIT are for EU citizens living in CH? thanks a 600!
Since you are a German citizen: none to speak of. Short enough for you?
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Old 21.02.2018, 15:44
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UK wants open-ended Brexit transition period, Whitehall paper shows

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no Brexit
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Old 21.02.2018, 15:52
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Says Private Eye front cover for February!
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https://www.theguardian.com/animals-...chicken-plants


Well, good luck to them. The EU that (at least tries to) sets the highest common denominator to all its member states regarding food safety, environment etc. must be laughing its head off.


But it was made clear by Brexiteers that new great deals were to be had with the US, China and India.
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Old 21.02.2018, 15:58
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uk wants open-ended brexit transition period, whitehall paper shows

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no brexit
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For EU citizens, Bugger all.


For UK citizens, nobody knows.
I am both (at least for another year). Well, an EU citizen, and a UK subject.
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It gets funnier / more shambolic / more frustrating / more desperate than that.

For anyone who has been asleep all week, there's now a pro-Remain party called Renew https://renewbritain.org/ Whilst I'm an unswerving remainer, the language this bunch of chancers have used on their website and in tv interviews, is beyond pathetic/poor/insulting.

Then we have the PM giving a terrible interview on 'This Morning' of all things. It comes to something when everyone realises Phillip Scholfield has got the better of you on live tv. Gordon the Gopher would be so proud of his protégé.

Then we have the Tory back(stabbers) benchers, some of whom have been sacked by the PM within the last 12mths, sending an open letter to the PM filled with little hints and tips on how to achieve a good Brexit.

Then you watch the PM's performance in today's PMQs....and feel the need to take a trip to Ikea, which is my vision of hell, but far preferable to her infernal prattling. I give up!
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Can't she put her foot down?

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http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-431343...n-fashion-week


Should have gone to London Fashion Week, instead, and frown on the frow!
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Nearly 600 pages of this thread.

(This post shows as being in page 568 for me, but that will vary if you've changed your forum settings.)
I saw on the side of a bus that it's the 350 millionth page, but my sources are dodgy.

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Says Private Eye front cover for February!
I was going to say "catch up" and link you to the earlier post of Jacob Rees Mogg in a topper and tails, but the hotlinked image is of the latest edition of Private Eye, which is just as good for a chuckle.

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lol
lulz, more like. It's a proper British balls up.
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https://www.theguardian.com/animals-...chicken-plants


Well, good luck to them. The EU that (at least tries to) sets the highest common denominator to all its member states regarding food safety, environment etc. must be laughing its head off.


But it was made clear by Brexiteers that new great deals were to be had with the US, China and India.
Ah sure a good chlorine wash and someone pointing out that it has happened once in the EU to will keep the BREXIT boys and girl happy.
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