The EU Referendum

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Should we leave the EU?

Poll ended at Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:12 pm

Yes
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No
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:55 pm

Brian May says Brexit is the dumbest thing the UK has ever done. On the Daily Express site.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:59 pm

JLP wrote:Brian May says Brexit is the dumbest thing the UK has ever done. On the Daily Express site.


Yeah, the bad news just keeps on coming...


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42633502
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby musicalprostitute » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:01 pm

JLP wrote:Brian May says Brexit is the dumbest thing the UK has ever done. On the Daily Express site.


He also stated that Adam Lambert was a gift from god.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:02 pm

musicalprostitute wrote:
JLP wrote:Brian May says Brexit is the dumbest thing the UK has ever done. On the Daily Express site.


He also stated that Adam Lambert was a gift from god.


Well God does not exist........?
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:08 pm

JLP wrote:Well God does not exist........?


According to John Lennon, "God" is a concept by which we measure our pain. In fact, Brian May covered that particular song.

And yeah, pretty dumb decision.

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:45 am

 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Roger » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:26 am

Brexiters are now saying the Good Friday Agreement should be scrapped.

http://m.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/hoe ... c49f46c3ac

I predicted this nearly two years ago.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:02 pm

A General Election got a lot closer today.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:57 am

Sorry for the question - I'm not trying to rattle any cages, I just genuinely don't follow the news on Brexit these days... Has the Queen made any public statements regarding Brexit at all? Where does the royal family stand?

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Pingu » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:14 pm

I don't know the exact constitutional setup, but AFAIK, as unelected heads of state they're not allowed to get involved, as officially they have no political power. So we shouldn't ever hear (officially) what they may think.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:26 pm

bigV wrote:Sorry for the question - I'm not trying to rattle any cages, I just genuinely don't follow the news on Brexit these days... Has the Queen made any public statements regarding Brexit at all? Where does the royal family stand?

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Hi Vlad. I don't think anyone follows it that much these days! I don't think it will happen anyway. The government will likely be brought done by their own side, pretty soon. They argue that it's 'democracy', but that's a shallow argument given that the referendum was meant to be the definitive answer to the issue that has been tearing us apart for decades (and they voted in Parliament to let is have the referendum - they just didn't like it when they lost).

The Queen? Just a puppet really, she has to remain neutral. She probably hates you 'Europeans' as much as we all do.... :P In all seriousness, I don't think that anyone here hates Europeans, but we do feel that being goverened by a body that we never elected and can't get rid of. We joined the Common Market initially, we didn't sign up to have to listen to the likes of Junker and Barnier! :P
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Simon » Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:19 pm

However, people did talk about the colours the Queen wore shortly before the Brexit referendum during a speech in parliament... she wore yellow and blue, the colours of the European Union. Some people interpreted this as a nod to stay in Europe.

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:29 pm

 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:30 am

fairydandy wrote:She probably hates you 'Europeans' as much as we all do.... :P


You hate me?! I thought you liked me... :(

On a different, and more serious note...

Brexiteers like Boris Johnson are prepared to sacrifice the Good Friday Agreement for their project
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nor ... 32821.html

Are you people insane?! :shock:

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Roger » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:52 am

Roger’s doing hard brexit in August!!

(It might just be soft brexit, we’ll see)
 
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