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Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

Remain a member of the European Union
222
80%
Leave the European Union
57
20%
 
Total votes: 279
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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:50 am

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Moggy wrote:Maybe he could retrain as a border guard to stop floods of immigrants pouring across the Irish border? It’ll be an easy job as it will all be electronic and so he can just sit at home with a smartphone.


Speaking of the Irish border, would Brexit increase immigration to Northern Ireland?

The sooner NI has a Catholic majority the better.


Immigration from where?

We don’t know what is going to happen to Northern Ireland and the border there, so it is kind of hard to say what Brexit will cause.

A European wanting to live in the UK could possibly move to N Ireland, but it would seem a very odd and long winded way of doing it.

British people might want to move there and try and get Irish citizenship for themselves or their kids, but again there are probably easier ways of doing it.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:37 pm

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Rex Kramer wrote:Is it any surprise? These people are zealots. Evidence has been presented to them that they'll be significantly worse off, none of the things they've been promised will happen and the country will suffer and still they're convinced it's the right move. It's almost religious in its faith based fervour.


An old school friend on my Facebook continually posted status updates with links ranting about how he doesn't care about the economy as long as it stops immigration...













he lost his job last week :lol:


What's he working as then? Or should I say what was he working at?

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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:46 pm

Squinty wrote:
NickSCFC wrote:
Rex Kramer wrote:Is it any surprise? These people are zealots. Evidence has been presented to them that they'll be significantly worse off, none of the things they've been promised will happen and the country will suffer and still they're convinced it's the right move. It's almost religious in its faith based fervour.


An old school friend on my Facebook continually posted status updates with links ranting about how he doesn't care about the economy as long as it stops immigration...













he lost his job last week :lol:


What's he working as then? Or should I say what was he working at?


He was in a factory making burgundy passports.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:15 pm

:lol:

I'm eager to see what it is and if I can be sympathetic or not.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Sleighamorph » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:29 pm


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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:19 am

Given there wasn't that much of a percent difference in the result, I agree with Wylie. It's definitely conceivable.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Hexx » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:24 am

Squinty wrote:Given there wasn't that much of a percent difference in the result, I agree with Wylie. It's definitely conceivable.


I liked his comment about the Olympics/doping. If someone's caught doping, you don't ask "did it affect the outcome" before taking action, they're disqualified.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:42 am

It’s impossible to know if Leave would have won without all of the lies like the Boris bus and the CA/Facebook stuff. Maybe the result would have been identical? Maybe it would have been a little closer but with Leave still edging it?

I somehow doubt it though, I think the targeting of people via social media and the brazen lies that were told convinced a lot of people to vote Leave. And I also think it all helped convince a lot of people not to vote. Were the (roughly) third of the voters that didn’t vote just lazy, or were some of them persuaded that it wouldn’t be too bad either way? Extra money for the NHS, trade deals around the world, no Turkish people coming in under freedom of movement and boom time for manufacturing, farming and fishing?

I think a lot of people in the middle just figured that it didn’t really matter, either things would stay the same or there would be other opportunities that would stop anything bad happening. Without the lies and the CA data theft, maybe they would have been listening to people who warned them that things were not going to be the way that serial liar Johnson was telling them.

We will never know of course and more worryingly I don’t think the government will ever risk letting people decide again, even though people are now far more informed on what everything means.

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PostRe: Brexit
by DML » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:23 am

The problem is the whole concept of Brexit is one big massive lie, never mind little lies about it. To get 52% to vote for it is like getting 52% to vote the Earth is flat or that global warming doesn't exist.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:30 am

DML wrote:The problem is the whole concept of Brexit is one big massive lie, never mind little lies about it. To get 52% to vote for it is like getting 52% to vote the Earth is flat or that global warming doesn't exist.


The concept itself isn’t a lie. Britain could leave the EU with no deals and no agreements and be a nation without any ties to any other. That is possible and is not a lie like a flat Earth or pretending that global climate change isn’t happening.

The lies come from taking the above and convincing people that it is a good idea. Not just a good idea, but the only possible rational idea. An idea that will make everyone better off and richer and freer. That’s the lie.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Hexx » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:51 pm


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PostRe: Brexit
by Blue Eyes » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:54 pm

Hexx wrote:

Well that's that sorted then. strawberry floating bitch.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Sleighamorph » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:57 pm

I mean....nobody is denying that the referendum was held and a vote was taken.
Just that the campaign was dodgy as strawberry float and the vote result cannot be held up as legitimate. To deliver on it is to deliver on, and endorse, corruption, simple as that.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:58 pm

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Cheat in a referendum and Theresa will support it and carry out the results of the tainted vote.

Cheat in a cricket match and Theresa will say that she is shocked, disappointed and that cheating has no place in sport.

:slol:

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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:54 pm

What a silly sod. Absolutely moronic decision.

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.poli ... rexit/amp/

LOL. Taking back control of Ru Paul's Drag Race.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Christmas CrackErrkal » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:06 pm

The screaming that will happen when they loose still like remote buying protections, cooling off periods and whatnot is going to be strawberry floating funny.

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PostRe: Brexit
by lex-man » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:18 pm

Moggy wrote:
Hexx wrote:


Cheat in a referendum and Theresa will support it and carry out the results of the tainted vote.

Cheat in a cricket match and Theresa will say that she is shocked, disappointed and that cheating has no place in sport.

:slol:


To be fair she'll probably change her mind after Easter and call another referendum.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:26 pm

lex-man wrote:
Moggy wrote:
Hexx wrote:


Cheat in a referendum and Theresa will support it and carry out the results of the tainted vote.

Cheat in a cricket match and Theresa will say that she is shocked, disappointed and that cheating has no place in sport.

:slol:


To be fair she'll probably change her mind after Easter and call another referendum.


Only if we have video evidence of yellow tape in Gove’s pocket.

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PostRe: Brexit
by lex-man » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:28 pm

I don't get that reference. Could you explain please?

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PostRe: Brexit
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:37 pm

lex-man wrote:I don't get that reference. Could you explain please?


http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/43565737

Theresa May said she was shocked and disappointed by the cheating in cricket and that cheating has no place in sport. But she doesn't seem to care about cheating in referendums.


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