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Re: Brexit
« Reply #45 on: July 30, 2019, 12:42:53 am »
Giant ego? How can a country be ruled with a man with only a giant eg----

Oh, right...
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #46 on: October 09, 2019, 06:30:39 am »
What's happening with Brexit these days? Is there a deadline or something?
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« Reply #47 on: October 09, 2019, 07:02:32 am »
What's happening with Brexit these days? Is there a deadline or something?

Lots happening, and yes.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #48 on: October 09, 2019, 07:14:44 am »
“Leak fromm 10 Downing yesterday declared a new deal was virtually impossible”.

Britain votes to leave then Boris blames the EU for not letting him dictate the terms. Trump light.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #49 on: October 14, 2019, 09:49:19 pm »
“Leak fromm 10 Downing yesterday declared a new deal was virtually impossible”.

Britain votes to leave then Boris blames the EU for not letting him dictate the terms. Trump light.

Could Boris end up the next casualty of Brexit?
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #50 on: October 14, 2019, 10:02:00 pm »
Could Boris end up the next casualty of Brexit?

No, he’ll be fine.   The average Brit will be the next victim of Brexit. 
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #51 on: October 14, 2019, 10:37:05 pm »
Could Boris end up the next casualty of Brexit?

He very well could.

The EU has told Boris Johnson he must move “further and faster” in last-ditch Brexit talks if he is to secure an exit deal and avoid having to ask for another extension next weekend.

Officials said intensive talks over the weekend had been “constructive” but that the pace of progress was not enough for a deal to be agreed this week.

Mr Johnson is desperate for an agreement to be signed off before Saturday to avoid him having to ask for further delay to Brexit.

But while EU sources said that a breakthrough during the prime minister’s talks with his Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar, last week meant there was now “a deal to be done”, they urged Mr Johnson to make further concessions to secure an agreement.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-news-live-latest-today-brexit-queens-speech-time-deal-a9154686.html

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #52 on: October 20, 2019, 07:58:20 pm »
The EU unanimously endorsed the latest Brexit deal.

British Parliament will vote on it tomorrow....  maybe?

https://nationalpost.com/news/world/boris-johnson-to-seek-a-new-vote-monday-on-his-brexit-deal-as-confusion-swirls-over-exit-delay

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #53 on: October 20, 2019, 08:01:04 pm »
Didn't they vote yesterday to ask for a change ?

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #54 on: October 20, 2019, 08:11:51 pm »
There are so many "shoulds" in the "deal", it looks more like a framework for a negotiation. That will take years to negotiate so what happens in the meantime?
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #55 on: October 28, 2019, 12:14:38 pm »
Just give up on this stupid idea, already.  The referendum is non binding - treat it as such.

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Re: Brexit
« Reply #56 on: October 28, 2019, 01:10:48 pm »
Sorry John, the edit was because my post wound up in yours, I wasn't trying to change it'd.

Hold another one, make it binding and set a 60% threshold. If it passes, get on with it, if not, forget the idea.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #57 on: October 28, 2019, 01:41:10 pm »
Super-majorities are undemocratic.

I also think referenda are stupid.

Don't hold a referendum, vote in Parliament like they were elected to do.  It's a political decision that needs to be done by elected politicians.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #58 on: October 28, 2019, 07:13:17 pm »
Super-majorities are undemocratic.

I also think referenda are stupid.

Don't hold a referendum, vote in Parliament like they were elected to do.  It's a political decision that needs to be done by elected politicians.

I agree in principle but unfortunately they already had a referendum so I think another one to confirm or reverse it is the only real option.
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« Reply #59 on: October 28, 2019, 07:52:33 pm »
I agree in principle but unfortunately they already had a referendum so I think another one to confirm or reverse it is the only real option.

Yes they should hold a referendum on a referendum!
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