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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 29.03.2019, 00:47
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Only because he knows it won’t pass. When he thought there was a chance it’d passs he blocked it.
For the thousandth time... could you just TRY to read past the headline? If you were to do that, you'd see that "MV3" is nowhere near the same as MVs 1 and 2. And that satisfies the conditions for a new vote.
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Old 29.03.2019, 01:39
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Old 29.03.2019, 01:43
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... you'd see that "MV3" is nowhere near the same as MVs 1 and 2. vote.
I'm sure all the parents here will remember when they resorted to 'hiding' healthy food in a child's dinner to make sure they ate well. This is a backdoor MV1 or 2 and they'll all get shafted.
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Old 29.03.2019, 08:38
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For the thousandth time... could you just TRY to read past the headline? If you were to do that, you'd see that "MV3" is nowhere near the same as MVs 1 and 2. And that satisfies the conditions for a new vote.
What headline?
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Old 29.03.2019, 08:48
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Ironically, Brexit has probably strengthened the EU. Remember how bad things initially looked for the EU following the result?

The truth of PT Barnum's adage strikes again: 'Any kind of publicity is good publicity as long as they spell your name right'.
I also think that, but it's not because of the bad publicity...it just made a lot of people reflect on this issue and reconsider their opinions in regards with why EU, and how would Europe look like without EU, and frankly it doesn't look good at all.

You can't trust some nations alone to mantain peace. Yes, I know you all take peace and civilisation for granted. It is not, Brexit was an awful reminder of that.
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Old 29.03.2019, 09:11
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I also think that, but it's not because of the bad publicity...it just made a lot of people reflect on this issue and reconsider their opinions in regards with why EU, and how would Europe look like without EU, and frankly it doesn't look good at all.

You can't trust some nations alone to mantain peace. Yes, I know you all take peace and civilisation for granted. It is not, Brexit was an awful reminder of that.
Erm, NATO anyone?
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I also think that, but it's not because of the bad publicity...it just made a lot of people reflect on this issue and reconsider their opinions in regards with why EU, and how would Europe look like without EU, and frankly it doesn't look good at all.

You can't trust some nations alone to mantain peace. Yes, I know you all take peace and civilisation for granted. It is not, Brexit was an awful reminder of that.
What on earth are you on about? Despite the divisions in the country, an incompetent government and the stuttering of Brexit there's not been one sniff of violence.

Meanwhile, Paris is getting torched every weekend.
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Old 29.03.2019, 09:32
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Erm, NATO anyone?
That's a joke right? Do you have any idea of how NATO actually works?


One of its members Turkey has been daily violating Greek airspace for decades and threatening war. And that's between NATO members...
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It's Brexit day!!!
Or is it?
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Old 29.03.2019, 09:47
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It's Brexit day!!!
Or is it?
HAPPY BREXIT DAY!

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Old 29.03.2019, 09:53
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...there's not been one sniff of violence.
I'd say the murder of Jo Cox by a right wing extremist shouting "Britain First!" might just squeak in as "a sniff of violence".
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Old 29.03.2019, 09:56
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I'd say the murder of Jo Cox by a right wing extremist shouting "Britain First!" might just squeak in as "a sniff of violence".
A tragedy, but you’ll always get individual nutters, I think...
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A tragedy, but you’ll always get individual nutters, I think...
Undoubtedly. But "not a sniff of violence" was an incorrect assessment of the period since the Referendum. That was all.
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Old 29.03.2019, 10:01
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Do not downgrade a vicious murder to 'a tragedy'.

Accidental death is a tragedy. Murder is violence. There's a vital legal distinction between the two.
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I'd say the murder of Jo Cox by a right wing extremist shouting "Britain First!" might just squeak in as "a sniff of violence".
Happened before the Brexit vote too.
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Old 29.03.2019, 10:08
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Not a fan of Varoufakis, but he's absolutely spot on on Question Time last night.

https://twitter.com/bbcquestiontime/...00616687861762
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Old 29.03.2019, 10:17
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HAPPY BREXIT DAY!

So has the EU actually agreed to an extention or ..... is this day just being ignored again by the British governement?
And by the EU too?

Need to turn to German news-channels again, it seems.
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So has the EU actually agreed to an extention or ..... is this day just being ignored again by the British governement?
And by the EU too?

Need to turn to German news-channels again, it seems.
UK politicians have weaseled the country into staying in for another couple of weeks at least. But no matter, today is 2019 and I identify as having left .
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UK politicians have weaseled the country into staying in for another couple of weeks at least. But no matter, today is 2019 and I identify as having left .
LOL, good Brit you are: Just make up your own reality.
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