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Brexit Thread VI - The Knockout Phase ?!?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Hrothbern, Mar 22, 2019.

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  1. Hrothbern

    Hrothbern Warlord

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    Blaming everybody around them will be the only thing left for the Brexiteers and Lexiteers when this whole affair is concluded.
    How they are going to avoid the younger generation to settle accounts with them ?
    IDK
     
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    Speaking of top gear - apparently it was more popular in Netherlands than Britain :)
     
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    It was certainly popular here
    Even I saw it often !
    But that's because I like cars and the nonchalance of their TV making of some beer drinking fellows that also love cars and never grew up.
     
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    You would watch it for that, yet maybe some others did due to Clarkson's swartepete-isms :o
     
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    I am pretty certain that is the case.
    We have a popular football TV discussion program where there is a similar bunch in their 50ies and 60ies, very knowledgable on football... and at the same time never got much older than 16... being similar provocative and discriminatory.
    I never watch that one.
     
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    No one has asked my opinion on those countries' policies, but even if they had, it's hardly relevant to the Brexit thread, wouldn't you say?
     
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    For the benefit of domestic politcs, the UK embarked on Brexit. For the benefit of global reality, the UK embarked on, "Oh, come on, I hope you don't take that domestic politics crap seriously... Wait...You do??? Holy ****, we're Royally screwed!"
     
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    From Royal gossip... I did hear that the Queen has indicated to May that she would not be Royally amused when her family would no longer be the Royal Crown of Northern Ireland
     
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    The crown already lost entire continents. N. Ireland is rather poor anyway.
     
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    There should be another referendum: an EU-wide one! (Uk included, of course, since they're in for the time foreseeable).

    I'd posit the question as something like: "Should the UK and EU be given six months TOPS to reach an agreement regarding brexit, after that, brexit happens and trade between parties shall fall under WTO rules (a status open to renegotiation after then)?".

    Just like that. Democracy at work. Nice and easy.
     
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    Takhisis ΑΛΗΘΩС ΑΝΕСΤΗ

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    Nah, they have a hold on Europe (Gibraltar), another on Asia/Africa (the Chagos islands), another in the Americas (Falklands) and also one in Ireland.
    Plus all those domains who pretend they are former colonies, like Canada, Australia, the USA, New Zealand, etc.
     
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    Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson got sacked because of the Huawei leak.
    Good riddance :)

     
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    Since he was neither loyal or competent, just self-important, thats not surprising.
    At least thats one person who won't be in the running to replace May.
     
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    I must say that I am tempted to describe most self-proclaimed successors of May with that description :D
     
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    This does mean he did it, doesn't it? That meeting is covered by the Official Secrets Act, so legal charges should be on the way.
     
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    Another Remainer bites the dust:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gavin_Williamson

    No doubt, tomorrow it may be a Leaver's turn?
     
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    How about a born-gain Brexiteer ?

    I would call him a opportunist.
    A kind of weathercock blown away because to light for anyrthing
     
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    I prefer the terms fake Brexiter or pretend Brexiter.

    Brexit isn't a religion. If anything it is more akin to agnosticism or atheism, it is a cautious
    repudiation of belief in the promised European Union and/or World Government utopias.
     
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    You seem much more attached to the holy grail of Brexit than most, Edward. I doubt there's anything cautious about your repudiation.
     

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