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Online wilber

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« on: December 18, 2018, 07:42:23 pm »
A hard Brexit is looking likely unless they can get their shit together. Might be a cheap place to visit next year provided they aren't rioting. Very disappointing.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/19/business-watching-in-horror-as-pm-plans-for-no-deal-brexit
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2018, 08:20:27 pm »
More than disappointing.  It's downright embarrassing.  I've never seen such a shambolic mess.

With any luck they'll ditch the whole idea.  Get over the humiliation sometime next century.
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2018, 08:55:15 pm »
More than disappointing.  It's downright embarrassing.  I've never seen such a shambolic mess.

With any luck they'll ditch the whole idea.  Get over the humiliation sometime next century.

Hope so.  I was conceived a Brit and would be one except VA would only pay for my father's university in Canada. He was accepted in Britain and wanted to stay to do his schooling there.
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Re: Brexit
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2018, 08:58:07 pm »



With any luck they'll ditch the whole idea.

You can't have a successful democracy if your leaders actively court idiots.

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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2018, 09:17:17 pm »
You can't have a successful democracy if your leaders actively court idiots.

What successful democracy hasn't at some time or other?  I don't know, I just think, given the number of idiots, it would be inevitable at some point.

To which idiots are you referring?
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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2018, 09:19:38 pm »

To which idiots are you referring?

All of em...

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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2018, 09:21:31 pm »
All of em...

Well that would mean all democracies then.  I assume you mean the voters.  They all make mistakes sometimes. 
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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2018, 10:29:45 pm »
Well that would mean all democracies then.  I assume you mean the voters.  They all make mistakes sometimes.

They do but referendums arenít legally binding. Itís Parliaments job do the right thing regardless.
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2018, 05:39:54 am »
Well that would mean all democracies then.  I assume you mean the voters.  They all make mistakes sometimes.

Maybe but .... I think I need to look at some examples ...

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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2018, 10:27:26 am »
A hard Brexit is looking likely unless they can get their shit together.

was it a 'fair' campaign/vote? No wascally Russian influence... no treasonous Brits working with Ruskies...

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« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2018, 10:37:54 am »
was it a 'fair' campaign/vote? No wascally Russian influence... no treasonous Brits working with Ruskies...

There was a Boris involved.  And a lot of misinformation, if I remember rightly.  Still, who cares?  It was a dumb idea that led to utter chaos.  Anyway they can find now to pretend it was all a dream is fine with me.
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« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2018, 01:08:53 pm »
Johnson, Farage, Gove and Co. Living proof that upper class twits weren't a Monty Python invention. Or did I say that already.
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« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2018, 06:19:11 pm »
Are Corbyn's days numbered as well? This gets more bizarre every week, both major parties are tearing themselves apart.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/22/corbyn-faces-furious-backlash-over-backing-brexit
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« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2018, 07:31:05 pm »
Are Corbyn's days numbered as well? This gets more bizarre every week, both major parties are tearing themselves apart.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/22/corbyn-faces-furious-backlash-over-backing-brexit

I wonder what David Cameron is doing right now...
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« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2018, 10:42:36 pm »
I wonder what David Cameron is doing right now...

Laying low somewhere warm?
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