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Re: Brexit
« Reply #150 on: January 10, 2019, 01:20:13 PM »
I haven't read any polls or pundits.  This comes from Debbie reading my feeds.

>Saying one thing and voting are different beasts.

Absolutely. That's why I ask Debbie first.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #151 on: January 16, 2019, 01:23:44 AM »
Now what?

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« Reply #152 on: January 16, 2019, 09:41:48 AM »
It's somewhat hilarious how sh## it all is.

Perhaps we will get some new politics in the UK as parties may need to split.

This caught my eye yesterday:
https://twitter.com/Holbornlolz/status/1085168367714123776

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #153 on: January 16, 2019, 12:32:21 PM »
"Now What?"

Good question LM

The Pundit Class in the USA seems to think that Labors attempt to get rid of May will fail.

She then will go back to the EU begging for help.

IMFO
This is what happens when a country gives up its sovereignty to globalists in Brussels.
Sovereignty is the full right and power of a governing body over itself, without any interference from outside sources or bodies. UK FIRST

I'm in favor of a 'no deal' BREXIT.
Short term PAIN for long term GAIN

Some folk say the UK could use WTO
Many businesses - especially those that rely on just-in-time manufacturing supply chains - have been lobbying hard against it.
Falling back on WTO rules would also mean the imposition of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. I DO NOT LIKE THAT PART
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #154 on: January 16, 2019, 12:36:14 PM »
This is what happens when you leave it to bumbling private school boys (and girls) who sleep on the benches of parliament and go hear, hear now and again.
"If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions"

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #155 on: January 16, 2019, 12:38:43 PM »
Perhaps we will get some new politics in the UK as parties may need to split.

"If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions"

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #156 on: January 16, 2019, 11:30:49 PM »
Wonder if the 'filter bubble' has anything to do with this. It seems there's still at least circa ~50% of the population wanting to go ahead with 'it', whatever it turns out to be.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #157 on: January 16, 2019, 11:39:44 PM »
I posit that the May govt survived because no one else wanted to be placed in charge of this hot mess.

>poll

I've seen one now. It looked reliable, but as Gimp says "who knows?"  It showed 53% in favor of staying EU.  That's a slim margin and well within the lying poll territory.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #158 on: January 17, 2019, 12:12:04 PM »
"May govt survived because no one else wanted to be placed in charge of this hot mess."

It just may be that they didn't want a socialist...


ADDED:
A no-deal Brexit would mean anyone planning to drive in EU countries would need an insurance Green Card. [BBC]
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #160 on: January 18, 2019, 11:51:21 AM »
Russian influence? Hog sh##.

We managed to get this all on our own :-)

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #161 on: January 18, 2019, 12:59:42 PM »
hahaha

RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #162 on: January 18, 2019, 07:10:48 PM »
>Hog sh##

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/10/17/russian-iranian-twitter-trolls-sent-10-million-tweets-fake-news/

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An army of Russian trolls sent thousands of messages with the hashtag #ReasonsToLeaveEU on the day of Britain's referendum on membership of the EU, according to new data released by Twitter.

On 23 June 2016, the day of the Brexit vote, Russia mobilised an army of trolls, which at one stage included 3,800 accounts. The fake accounts Tweeted out 1,102 posts with the hashtag #ReasonsToLeaveEU.

The Russian-linked accounts Tweeted out the phrase “Brexit” more than 4,400 times during its period of activity, although mostly after the referendum had taken place.

The data from Twitter showed Russian and Iranian internet trolls sent more than 10 million Tweets in an effort to spread disinformation and discord in the West, including a day-long blitz on the day of the Brexit vote.

You could say that it would have happened either way, but there's pretty good evidence that Brexit had a cheerleader in Moscow. 

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #163 on: January 19, 2019, 02:22:05 PM »
Brexit has cheerleaders in many countries  :o
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #164 on: January 23, 2019, 12:58:23 PM »
Imagine a society where you live under the oppression of some organization controlled by a tiny group of privileged elites. It may be a despotic government, a religious organization or an all-powerful global corporation. This organization controls every aspect of your life. You are told what to think and how to act through propaganda and brainwashing. Individual thoughts and actions in contradiction to what is permitted are not tolerated and are severely punished if discovered by the authorities.

You live in constant fear of stepping 'out of line,' where every co-worker, neighbor or even a beloved family member may be an informer. Your life is one burdened by extreme poverty, where you are given barely enough resources to survive. But you must be ever ready to give your all, including your very life, to the powers that be. And perhaps worse of all, imagine that there is absolutely no hope of change. This is but one of many visions of a dystopian society.
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