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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 20.03.2019, 17:32
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Tusk confirms short extension to Art 50 on condition of Meaningful Vote 3 passing on May's deal.

So no deal it is.
I’m not betting on that outcome.
We are dealing with people with zero morals or compunction.
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Old 20.03.2019, 17:34
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Maybe not, as there are no alternatives.
Sure Labour can spout sh1te about how they’d have done it, but now we’re all a bit older and wiser, and can see through that.
Sure they would. Labour are on the verge of a split too thanks to Magic Grandpa and his antisemitic following. Tom Watson is all that is holding them together at the moment, but a split is inevitable.
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Old 20.03.2019, 17:36
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Macron said France will block any extension as it currently stands. Good for him.


and so history repeats itself


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Old 20.03.2019, 17:38
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Have you got a chunky bet riding on this? The multiple "keep positive" posts suggest a certain nervousness.
I wish I did! At 4/1 though, it's still worth a punt now.
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Old 20.03.2019, 17:40
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Sure they would. Labour are on the verge of a split too thanks to Magic Grandpa and his antisemitic following. Tom Watson is all that is holding them together at the moment, but a split is inevitable.

maybe not. I don't think the cracks are as deep as they appear, and if they take down Corbyn and replace him by somebody with more street sense, I expect they will find new unity.


The cracks in the Tory party, however, will take longer to heal. The Tory's only hope for survival is that Corbyn clings on as long as he can.


Now if only he would wake up to the fact that he could hold them to ransom by threatening to resign.

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Old 20.03.2019, 17:42
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I'm now more confident that the UK will escape Brexit by the skin of its teeth, through revocation of the Article 50 notice. The BBC reports that "Mrs May said Commons votes had already been held on different Brexit options and the 'one positive thing' that had been agreed was to rule out a no-deal departure on 29 March". With parliament ruling out no deal and an EU (French?) veto of the request for an extension, that pushes May into the corner that she has probably been searching for all along: revocation, as the only remaining option.
May needed the parliament's order to issue the notice to invoke A50 so logically she needs one to withdraw as well. Another thing that will neer happen.
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:03
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May needed the parliament's order to issue the notice to invoke A50 so logically she needs one to withdraw as well. Another thing that will neer happen.

what is this logic thing you speak of?
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:10
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maybe not. I don't think the cracks are as deepas they appear, and if they take down Corbyn and replace him by somebody with more street sense, I expect they will find new unity.


The cracks in the Tory party, however, will take longer to heal. The Tory's only hope for survival is that Corbyn clings on as long as he can.


Now if only he would wake up to the fact that he could hold them to ransom by threatening to resign.
Corbyn isn't being taken down by anyone other than John McDonnell, they're Marxists remember? And that's how Marxists roll. The membership certainly won't get rid of him. This is precisely the reason the Parliamentary Labour Party will split. I can't wait.
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:12
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what is this logic thing you speak of?
Remember Gina Miller and the decision of the Supreme Court????
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:13
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How are those ex-Soviet countries doing, by the way? Moldova sends its regards.

Maybe not your best analogy.
Maybe not your best example?

We are doing awesome.

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Old 20.03.2019, 18:14
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I don’t know what all the fuss is about.

We’ve all seen project go-lives delayed at work before.
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:29
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The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, granted an emergency debate -- being held this afternoon -- over whether a longer extension to Brexit should be requested by May instead of the short one she requested today
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May is off to Brussels tomorrow to discuss possible extensions with the EU team.

If I was them I would be asking for some definite proof that the extension will bring something actual from the UK!
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:38
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EU announced that a short term extension is only possible and will be granted if there will be a 3rd vote next week and the deal will be accepted.
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:46
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I don’t know what all the fuss is about.

We’ve all seen project go-lives delayed at work before.
and projects cancelled due to failure ......
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:47
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Maybe not your best example?

We are doing awesome.

I can't tell if you are trolling or bear baiting here.
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Old 20.03.2019, 18:56
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EU announced that a short term extension is only possible and will be granted if there will be a 3rd vote next week and the deal will be accepted.
LOL.
They might as well say: "We are deciding for you".
And what does GB need an extension for if they obey to this next week?


PS I heard that differently: They said the extension can last longest until May 23rd
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May to address the nation tonight.

This sh!t is better than Netflix.
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I can't tell if you are trolling or bear baiting here.
I am the one taking the pic.
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May to address the nation tonight.
“One has fecked it up”
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:06
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May to address the nation tonight.

This sh!t is better than Netflix.
“Never have so many, been so let down, by so few.”
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