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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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So that link is useless. My post was non of: personal attacks, abusive comments, trolling and single agenda posts". It was however a robust response to someone inferring that to post a video of an elected AfD politician giving a speech in the Bundestag is indirectly supporting their entire agenda together with NF, Combat 18 etc.

Basically you need to go back to Mod Skool.
Implying, not inferring. The person doing the writing (Ace1) is implying, the reader thereafter is inferring.

What was that about going back to school?
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Old 07.04.2019, 12:57
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None of the above require the EU so, there are really no reasons to stay.
But they are, and in particular, how much has been benefited from the existence of the EU. So don't spread your mistruths and fake information about European Military ambitions or Fishing Quotas or Turkish memberships or how much money the EU takes from the UK that is being deprived from the NHS or how much EU migration takes jobs away from UK workers. It's all BS. Don't buy it. Its the rich Etonians and self centric politicians with grand ambitions or socialist ideals. Don't buy it.

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They don’t require dead fish over quota to be thrown back in the sea? News to me...
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They don’t require dead fish over quota to be thrown back in the sea?
Of course they don't. Nothing stipulates that fishermen have to catch and kill more than they're allowed to keep.

This attitude towards rulemakers didn't start with, nor is it limited to, the EU. Trying to apply new rules onto old processes is never going to be easy, but that's no reason to not bother with them in the first place. Unless you seriously believe we should allow unlimited fishing for as long as the stocks last?
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Old 07.04.2019, 13:29
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They don’t require dead fish over quota to be thrown back in the sea? News to me...
You think that the UK fisheries would allow UK fishermen to catch and land undersized fish and bycatch either? It would still be illegal regardless of who makes the rules. Of course its a silly rule as everything caught should be used, but the idea is to prevent fishermen from deliberately targeting undersized fish and other fisheries. Sadly even British fisherfolk don't obey the rules.
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Of course they don't. Nothing stipulates that fishermen have to catch and kill more than they're allowed to keep.

This attitude towards rulemakers didn't start with, nor is it limited to, the EU. Trying to apply new rules onto old processes is never going to be easy, but that's no reason to not bother with them in the first place. Unless you seriously believe we should allow unlimited fishing for as long as the stocks last?
Nothing stipulates how fishermen control which fish go into their nets either! It’s an environmental disaster!
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Old 07.04.2019, 13:32
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Non-quota fish caught by accident should be put to good use like feeding poor and needy and elderly, not be thrown back in the sea to rot.
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They don’t require dead fish over quota to be thrown back in the sea? News to me...
Even more than that, as of Jan 1st they completely banned the practice in EU waters. Good to see common sense finally prevail.
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Nothing stipulates how fishermen control which fish go into their nets either!
Au Contraire. There are loads of rules about fishing methods, designed to limit environmental impact. You seem to be suggesting that the EU should be even more strict, but at the same time you're happy to criticise what they've already done.
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Au Contraire. There are loads of rules about fishing methods, designed to limit environmental impact. You seem to be suggesting that the EU should be even more strict, but at the same time you're happy to criticise what they've already done.
There is also lots of politics in there. FOr example, electric pulse fishing is now banned because the French fishermen couldn't keep up.
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Old 07.04.2019, 15:21
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Because Parliament has made clear it will stop the UK leaving without a deal, we now have a stark choice: leave the European Union with a deal or do not leave at all
https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2019/...-talks-labour/

She's asked for an extension to June 30 (again), but will she get it? Will the government and parliament accept a 1-year "flextension"?

Nothing has received a majority vote yet. Will parliament vote on anything before the emergency summit on Wednesday? How on earth can anyone break this impasse??
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https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2019/...-talks-labour/

She's asked for an extension to June 30 (again), but will she get it? Will the government and parliament accept a 1-year "flextension"?

Nothing has received a majority vote yet. Will parliament vote on anything before the emergency summit on Wednesday? How on earth can anyone break this impasse??
She'll get what she's given, methinks. A delay, but not on her terms.. the danger is, if/when she goes, whoever takes over unpicks her arrangement with the EU.

We're still in dangerous waters and the uncertainty.. argggh, is driving me nuts.
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She'll get what she's given, methinks. A delay, but not on her terms.. the danger is, if/when she goes, whoever takes over unpicks her arrangement with the EU.

We're still in dangerous waters and the uncertainty.. argggh, is driving me nuts.
The article mentions that any deal needs to be made Boris-proof, so there's that. Also I think May didn't quite say what she meant to.

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Because Parliament has made clear it will stop the UK leaving without a deal, we now have a stark choice: leave the European Union with MY deal or do not leave at all
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Would the tory party seriously put Boris forward as leader? Surely not? How depressing.

Exactly! Not to be believed May, and her talks with Labour are just a another stick to beat the Tory party with.
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Old 07.04.2019, 16:36
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We're still in dangerous waters and the uncertainty.. argggh, is driving me nuts.
If you want to really ruin your weekend, check out the odds being offered on who the next PM will be

https://www.oddschecker.com/politics...prime-minister

Rank outsiders:
Piers Morgan 500/1
Arron Banks 1,000/1
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If you want to really ruin your weekend, check out the odds being offered on who the next PM will be

https://www.oddschecker.com/politics...prime-minister

Rank outsiders:
Piers Morgan 500/1
Arron Banks 1,000/1
there are not not enough of eeks on the planet to do those odds justice.

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And here she is, telling us how it is..

https://twitter.com/theresa_may/stat...91046025084931

The comments are wonderful - comedy gold.
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https://www.oddschecker.com/politics...prime-minister

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Nigel Farage 100/1
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Au Contraire. There are loads of rules about fishing methods, designed to limit environmental impact. You seem to be suggesting that the EU should be even more strict, but at the same time you're happy to criticise what they've already done.
I’m delighted to hear that throwing back in the sea has been rescinded.

Common sense suggests that if it happens, something useful should be done with the dead fish.

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