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Re: Brexit

Post by Witness » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:08 am

Brexiter watching Britain ‘take back control’ from luxury mansion in France

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A LEADING Brexiter feels the unfolding chaos of Brexit is going well from the vantage point of his massive house in France.

Denys Finch Hatton, head of the ‘Make Britain British Again’ group, is monitoring the progress of Brexit from his estate near La Rochelle where he is living on the advice of his accountant.

Finch Hatton said: “It’s heartening to see the brave citizens of Hartlepool, Swansea and Sunderland stand firm and tell the liberal elite where to stick their jobs.

“It’s vital we have the hardest possible Brexit. Anything else would be a disgusting sell-out. Excuse me, I just have to finish my duck confit and Dauphinoise potatoes.”

Finch Hatton admitted he had agonised for weeks over how to vote in the referendum before realising he would still be very rich whatever happened.

He said: “I wish I could join my fellow countrymen, queuing cheerfully in 30-mile tailbacks for essential supplies at Dover and singing Vera Lynn songs with the old Blitz spirit.

“However once we’ve actually left I’m worried they might turn nasty and steal my incredibly expensive trousers to buy food.”
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Re: Brexit

Post by WildCat » Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:36 am

This Remainer has no idea how the EU even works...

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Re: Brexit

Post by WildCat » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:37 pm

Do you have questions about God?

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Re: Brexit

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:38 am

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: Brexit

Post by WildCat » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:01 pm

May is trying to negotiate a Brexit-lite, which would be horrible. There are issues for which a middle ground is far worse than the extremes, and this is one of them.
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Re: Brexit

Post by Skeeve » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:34 pm

WildCat wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:01 pm
May is trying to negotiate a Brexit-lite, which would be horrible. There are issues for which a middle ground is far worse than the extremes, and this is one of them.
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Agreed!

Meanwhile: Brexit deal in chaos as Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara quits over Theresa May’s agreement
Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara has quit the government in protest at Theresa May‘s Brexit deal, which he claimed would leave the UK in a “half-way house” outside the EU.

The news will come as a major blow to the prime minister, who is on high alert for resignations after the Cabinet finally approved her draft agreement with Brussels in a dramatic five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

It also comes amid widespread speculation that furious Conservative MPs could topple Ms May by submitting enough letters of no confidence to trigger a leadership challenge.
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Mr Vara added: “We are a proud nation and it is a say day when we are reduced to obeying rules made by other countries who have shown that they do not have our best interests at heart.

“We can and must do better than this. The people of the UK deserve better.”
Maybe it's time you got rid of that Brussels boot-licker.

Come on folks, we will trade with you!
Fuck those wog-lovers advocates of importing vibrent diversity in the EU!
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Re: Brexit

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:34 pm

So instead of full independence, May is going for dominion status.
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Re: Brexit

Post by Giz » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:38 pm

Skeeve wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:34 pm
WildCat wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:01 pm
May is trying to negotiate a Brexit-lite, which would be horrible. There are issues for which a middle ground is far worse than the extremes, and this is one of them.
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Agreed!

Meanwhile: Brexit deal in chaos as Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara quits over Theresa May’s agreement
Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara has quit the government in protest at Theresa May‘s Brexit deal, which he claimed would leave the UK in a “half-way house” outside the EU.

The news will come as a major blow to the prime minister, who is on high alert for resignations after the Cabinet finally approved her draft agreement with Brussels in a dramatic five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

It also comes amid widespread speculation that furious Conservative MPs could topple Ms May by submitting enough letters of no confidence to trigger a leadership challenge.
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Mr Vara added: “We are a proud nation and it is a say day when we are reduced to obeying rules made by other countries who have shown that they do not have our best interests at heart.

“We can and must do better than this. The people of the UK deserve better.”
Maybe it's time you got rid of that Brussels boot-licker.

Come on folks, we will trade with you!
Fuck those wog-lovers advocates of importing vibrent diversity in the EU!
Trying to decide if it is extra funny that it was the uk’s Irish minister saying “We are a proud nation and it is a say day when we are reduced to obeying rules made by other countries who have shown that they do not have our best interests at heart”

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Re: Brexit

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:39 pm

Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara has quit the government ...
Time for union with Eire at last? :)
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Re: Brexit

Post by WildCat » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:41 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:39 pm
Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara has quit the government ...
Time for union with Eire at last? :)
Ireland doesn't want that mess.
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Re: Brexit

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:46 pm

If he were a true Irishman he'd spell his name "Sealus", but instead he spells it the Saxon way like a bloody Prot.
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Re: Brexit

Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:12 pm

It's kicking off in Parliament today. Let's see how long May can last...

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Re: Brexit

Post by ed » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:31 pm

I need a summary of this mess/ Seemed to me that the EU was pretty damn high handed and insensitive to national interests. Screw 'em.
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Re: Brexit

Post by Giz » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:09 pm

ed wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:31 pm
I need a summary of this mess/ Seemed to me that the EU was pretty damn high handed and insensitive to national interests. Screw 'em.
Given the EU's position, it seems to be a case of:
1- stay in (abide by, but also set, the rules of the club)
2- leave fully (have no say, but also not bound by rules)

But don't:
3- muddled compromise (no say in determining rules but are still bound to follow them).

Option 3 appears to a way to achieve economic stress, without any upside. To reduce ones say in international bodies, without having real sovereignty. The only thing going for option 3, is that it is, from day to day, the path of least resistance. Requiring no particular display of courage or principles at any time.

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Re: Brexit

Post by Witness » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:38 pm

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Limeys getting other nationalities. https://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/ar ... 55770.html

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Re: Brexit

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:31 am

Actual "limeys" or merely people with UK citizenship who got in via the EU?
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Re: Brexit

Post by Skeeve » Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:59 am

Witness wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:38 pm
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Limeys getting other nationalities. https://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/ar ... 55770.html
So does this translte to eng-lish somewhere?
Brexit: The number of naturalizations of British in the Schengen area has exploded in 2017
IN A GRAPHIC - With the imminence of Brexit, the number of naturalisations of British citizens in Schengen countries, already increasing in 2016, has increased again in 2017.
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At the scale of the 13 Western European countries that we have selected, the number of naturalizations has increased from 2,600 before Brexit in 2015 to more than 6,500 in 2016 and more than 15,000 in 2017 - or a multiplication by nearly 6 in two years, even if we are far from talking about an exodus.
Okay so some folks leave the UK for Germany and France and what ever....
...it seems this "migration" started in earnest back in 2015. I wonder how many wogs, Muslims "Asians" have been imported into the UK over this time period....
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Re: Brexit

Post by ed » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:24 pm

What does "naturalization" mean exactly? They went and were naturalized then went home again? Is it sorta like my ordination?

I think while the facts may be correct, the dangling interpretation (EXODUS!!!) is fake.

hmmmmm ... Google google ...

Hmmmmm ... in most cases it seems that one has to actually have been living in the area where one desires to be naturalized.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizensh ... pean_Union

In other words, Expats.

As I said, fake fucking news.
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Re: Brexit

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:02 pm

My favorite bitchy theater critic checks in.

Welcome to the Hotel Brexifornia
Mark Steyn
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The people of the United Kingdom face a political choice between Jeremy Corbyn, who is sincerely appalling, and Theresa May, who is insincerely appalling. Corbyn doesn't like the Queen, the union, the army, the Jews; on the other hand, he's quite partial to the IRA and Middle Eastern terrorists. And, somewhat to his credit, he's either not very good at pretending otherwise or disinclined to do so. Mrs May, by contrast, is a shifty dissembler. Who knows what, if any, are her genuine beliefs - or even if she's capable of recognizing such a concept.

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Re: Brexit

Post by Giz » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:21 pm

The sad thing is, that paragraph is dead on the money.