** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mjr » 13 Feb 2019, 1:34pm

Mick F wrote:
PDQ Mobile wrote:Why no comment on here from "leavers" about the ferry contract debacle for example?

Let's face it this Govt. are about as incompetent and dishonest as they come. Scared of what they have become embroiled in too.

I for one am desperate for a change.
Public inquiry, I would support that for sure.
All this, I utterly agree with you.
I'd add that we need a General Election ASAP too.

The more I think about this, the more incredible it is. So would you vote Lib Dem there in South East Cornwall (IIRC), despite them generally being Remain, to have a hope of helping get this government out?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mercalia » 13 Feb 2019, 3:29pm

There was a country called Brexit
That couldnt make up its mind how to exit
One day May said " I can fixit"
But the EU roared with laughter hysteric
SO now we dont know whether to expect-it

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby RickH » 13 Feb 2019, 5:07pm

mercalia wrote:There was a country called Brexit
That couldnt make up its mind how to exit
One day May said " I can fixit"
But the EU smirked with laughter hysteric
SO now we dont know whether to expect-it

I'm slowly reading my way through Yanis Varoufakis's book about the Greek crisis. With that in mind* maybe we should be renamed Brexitistan. :lol:

(*He called Greece after the bailouts as "Bailoutistan")

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mick F » 13 Feb 2019, 6:11pm

mjr wrote:The more I think about this, the more incredible it is. So would you vote Lib Dem there in South East Cornwall (IIRC), despite them generally being Remain, to have a hope of helping get this government out?
The hope of turning over a new leaf.

I would dearly love the whole of the front benchers on all sides of the house to lose their seats.
If I lived in a constituency where they are the sitting MPs, they wouldn't get my vote at all.

Sherylll Murray is our MP.
Tory.
I didn't vote for her, she doesn't represent my views. Can't stand the woman.
https://www.parliament.uk/biographies/c ... urray/4100
Notice her "countries of interest" at the bottom?
Why does UK come last on her list?

Political Interests:
Environment, Tourism and Royal Navy.
In that order, and why only those?

I predict that when we have the next GE, the whole apple-cart will be up-ended .................... and it can't come soon enough.
Get rid of this shower asap.
Mick F. Cornwall

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Cugel » 13 Feb 2019, 6:31pm

Mick F wrote:
mjr wrote:The more I think about this, the more incredible it is. So would you vote Lib Dem there in South East Cornwall (IIRC), despite them generally being Remain, to have a hope of helping get this government out?
The hope of turning over a new leaf.

I would dearly love the whole of the front benchers on all sides of the house to lose their seats.
If I lived in a constituency where they are the sitting MPs, they wouldn't get my vote at all.

Sherylll Murray is our MP.
Tory.
I didn't vote for her, she doesn't represent my views. Can't stand the woman.
https://www.parliament.uk/biographies/c ... urray/4100
Notice her "countries of interest" at the bottom?
Why does UK come last on her list?

Political Interests:
Environment, Tourism and Royal Navy.
In that order, and why only those?

I predict that when we have the next GE, the whole apple-cart will be up-ended .................... and it can't come soon enough.
Get rid of this shower asap.


Alas, the nature of current politics and it's various systems is that they are networked with, and controlled by, many malign institutions and individuals other than the MPs. Moreover, modern politics of itself has evolved traditions and behaviours that provide opportunities for the worst kinds of self-seeking greedlets avid for nothing more than power, status and money.

Get rid of the current rotten lot and the next lot will be, if anything, more rotten. They will be flies 'round the stinkhorn, whilst those with a more kind aspect to their characters will avoid the parliamentary phallus impudicus precisely because of it's stink.

Our problem is a systemic malaise long in the making - a sort of cultural syphilis in it's final stages, where the nation goes mad and begins to rave incoherently. I fear there is no cure, only further degradation and a final unpleasant demise.

Cugel

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby RickH » 13 Feb 2019, 6:49pm

Mick F wrote:Notice her "countries of interest" at the bottom?
Why does UK come last on her list?

Political Interests:
Environment, Tourism and Royal Navy.
In that order, and why only those?

I think they are just listed in alphabetic order. So if she had listed Uzbekistan that would have come after UK. The same with political interests.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby PDQ Mobile » 13 Feb 2019, 7:00pm

Cugel wrote:
Our problem is a systemic malaise long in the making - a sort of cultural syphilis in it's final stages, where the nation goes mad and begins to rave incoherently. I fear there is no cure, only further degradation and a final unpleasant demise.

Cugel

A cheery assessment!
There's a lot of good still out there, amongst ordinary folk...and I have recently been pleasantly surprised after losing something.


Though....

Costa Rica's nice, I am told! 8)

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mick F » 13 Feb 2019, 7:15pm

RickH wrote:
Mick F wrote:Notice her "countries of interest" at the bottom?
Why does UK come last on her list?

Political Interests:
Environment, Tourism and Royal Navy.
In that order, and why only those?

I think they are just listed in alphabetic order. So if she had listed Uzbekistan that would have come after UK. The same with political interests.

If you were to list your interests, would YOU list them in alphabetical order?

I certainly wouldn't. :shock:
I'd list them in order of their precedence and their importance to me.
Mick F. Cornwall

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Oldjohnw » 14 Feb 2019, 7:18am

Apparently, a group of Tory MPs will oppose Mrs May's next vote because they worry that because it will rule out a no-deal and amother group will oppose it because it won't rule it out.

It is more or less the same for Mr Corbyn.

It's all going so well.
John

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mick F » 14 Feb 2019, 8:50am

Oldjohnw wrote:It's all going so well.
Sarcasm at it's best! :D

What did Oliver Hardy say?
"That's another fine mess you've got me into."
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby NickWi » 14 Feb 2019, 9:49am

mjr wrote:
mercalia wrote:
mjr wrote:New solution proposed to stop Remain Scotland being dragged into Brexit by Leave England and Wales:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Lu_K4McrZo


so the swiss and scots going to swap countries?

That's the proposal. The autotranslated subtitles are OK if you don't speak German.


On a similar note, why doesn't the UK Government simply ask Ireland to re-join the Union that is the United Kingdom? After all it worked well with the reunification of Germany and we could claim we were simply following a successful example of an EU partnership and Britain wasn’t the bad boy of Europe after all.

At a stroke all the Backstop arguments would disappear, Ireland would save a fortune in not having to run its own Government and we keep a nice bit of water between us and those troublesome Europeans (and visa versa from thier point of view). And more importantly, for a certain generation those Dads Army arrows regain their meaning. Simple really, I don’t know why it hasn’t been suggested before. :lol:

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 14 Feb 2019, 10:24am

Mick F wrote:The hope of turning over a new leaf......

I wonder if it'll be a Nissan.........
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby pete75 » 14 Feb 2019, 11:07am

NickWi wrote:
mjr wrote:
mercalia wrote:
so the swiss and scots going to swap countries?

That's the proposal. The autotranslated subtitles are OK if you don't speak German.


On a similar note, why doesn't the UK Government simply ask Ireland to re-join the Union that is the United Kingdom? After all it worked well with the reunification of Germany and we could claim we were simply following a successful example of an EU partnership and Britain wasn’t the bad boy of Europe after all.

At a stroke all the Backstop arguments would disappear, Ireland would save a fortune in not having to run its own Government and we keep a nice bit of water between us and those troublesome Europeans (and visa versa from thier point of view). And more importantly, for a certain generation those Dads Army arrows regain their meaning. Simple really, I don’t know why it hasn’t been suggested before. :lol:


Abetteridae - why doesn't Britain pull out of Ireland entirely and let the Irish govern the whole of their own country.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mjr » 14 Feb 2019, 11:30am

NickWi wrote:On a similar note, why doesn't the UK Government simply ask Ireland to re-join the Union that is the United Kingdom? After all it worked well with the reunification of Germany and we could claim we were simply following a successful example of an EU partnership and Britain wasn’t the bad boy of Europe after all.

I see at least two major problems with that:

1. Ireland's 88% support for the EU makes Scotland's 62% look divided and indecisive.

2. It really didn't end well the last time the UK tried to keep Ireland in the Union.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mercalia » 14 Feb 2019, 11:46am

Ah I understand now why Brexitis going so bad here. We need a floppy toy as in Holland?
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all we have is "Undertaker-Man"

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