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

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

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Oct 2019, 6:22pm

Incidentally, just what has been happening today? We've just got back from the march (and are pretty knackered). Someone told us the Letwin thingy passed...
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 19 Oct 2019, 6:30pm

Hi,
661-Pete wrote:Incidentally, just what has been happening today? We've just got back from the march (and are pretty knackered). Someone told us the Letwin thingy passed...

Sorry 661-Pete :oops:
I did edit my post back along to clarify what I quoted you for.
But I can't find the post now or it didn't post correctly et cetera , So I'm going to apologise for the way it came out. The two lines weren't to be meant to read as one statement.

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

Postby Spinners » 19 Oct 2019, 6:31pm

mercalia wrote:One thing I do think is that it is OUTRAGEOUS that the people are being denied a voice on this matter. The original referendum was at best one about the principle of leaving the EU as no one had any details. It is an OUTRAGEOUS abuse of power we should be be denied a choice or say now we have the details, the opposite of democracy; a tyrannical parliament is acting against the will of the people useing our previous votes to justify what ever they ( Boris ) decides.


Are you being serious? It's Parliament who are preventing the democratic will of the people (i.e. the result of the 2016 Referendum) being carried out.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 19 Oct 2019, 6:34pm

661-Pete wrote:Incidentally, just what has been happening today? We've just got back from the march (and are pretty knackered). Someone told us the Letwin thingy passed...


Letwin passed, no vote on main motion.

Johnson must write for delay tonight according to Benn act.

Benn act only lapses once all legislation needed goes through.

Seems likely it will go through given numbers, unclear when.

Not clear what Johnson will do tonight.

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

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Oct 2019, 6:42pm

Spinners wrote:Are you being serious? It's Parliament who are preventing the democratic will of the people (i.e. the result of the 2016 Referendum) being carried out.
I think you'll find that it's quite a lot of people (1 million?) in London today who also want a re-assessment of the "democratic" snapshot of the people's opinion back in 2016 (which was heavily influenced by a tissue of lies). What's wrong with asking again - now that we know more about it?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Oct 2019, 6:45pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Sorry 661-Pete :oops:
I did edit my post back along to clarify what I quoted you for.
Yes I saw that. No hard feelings. :lol:

But you do persist in repeating your mantra. As long as you do so, I and others will counter it....
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mick F » 19 Oct 2019, 6:46pm

661-Pete wrote:What's wrong with asking again - now that we know more about it?
Keep asking, until you get the right answer perhaps?

Do we know more about it?
Would you vote differently now?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 19 Oct 2019, 7:59pm

661-Pete wrote:What's wrong with asking again - now that we know more about it?


It might take away the chance in a lifetime to deregulate the UK under the guise of saving us from malevolent foreign influence.

Johnson might lose his entitlement to rule over us plebs

Far too risky.

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

Postby Psamathe » 19 Oct 2019, 8:02pm

Spinners wrote:
mercalia wrote:One thing I do think is that it is OUTRAGEOUS that the people are being denied a voice on this matter. The original referendum was at best one about the principle of leaving the EU as no one had any details. It is an OUTRAGEOUS abuse of power we should be be denied a choice or say now we have the details, the opposite of democracy; a tyrannical parliament is acting against the will of the people useing our previous votes to justify what ever they ( Boris ) decides.


Are you being serious? It's Parliament who are preventing the democratic will of the people (i.e. the result of the 2016 Referendum) being carried out.

The people chose £350m a week extra for the NHS, preventing us being swamped by Turkish immigrants (when we have our veto removed), the "cake and eat it", etc.. Even Farange was signing the praises of the "Norway solution". Nothing like Johnson's deal (nor May's deal). So this deal is not "the will of the people as expressed in the 2016 referendum".

So Parliament is a) not stopping anything (just wanting to scrutinise legislation which is what we pay them for) and b) trying to reconcile the vast gulf between what was offered to the electorate and what is being delivered.

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

Postby Psamathe » 19 Oct 2019, 8:05pm

Mick F wrote:
661-Pete wrote:What's wrong with asking again - now that we know more about it?
Keep asking, until you get the right answer perhaps?

Do we know more about it?
Would you vote differently now?

We know that the £350m a week was a complete lie
We know that the EU was never going to take away our veto over new joining states (e.g. Turkey)
We know that we could never be obliged to join in any EU army
We know that the EU is not preventing us protecting polar bears
We know that "they don't need us more than we need them"
We know that the Irish Border is a major issue (not as dismissed by all Leave campaigns)
etc., etc., etc.

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

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 19 Oct 2019, 9:38pm

Hi,
661-Pete wrote:
NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Sorry 661-Pete :oops:
I did edit my post back along to clarify what I quoted you for.
Yes I saw that. No hard feelings. :lol:

But you do persist in repeating your mantra. As long as you do so, I and others will counter it....

What do you want me to say............I changed my mind :mrgreen:
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Oct 2019, 9:54pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:
But you do persist in repeating your mantra. As long as you do so, I and others will counter it....

What do you want me to say............I changed my mind :mrgreen:
No, I don't expect that. Just try and re-phrase your message differently. "Oh you lost anyway get over it" is so hackneyed. Don't you realise our eyes just glaze over when we read those words?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Oct 2019, 9:58pm

What I wanted to add was, on the march we passed Boris in person giving us a bit of encouragement: :lol:
IMG_1308_Boris_lookalike.jpg

Oh alright, he may have been just a lookalike. But very convincing! I wonder if it was a wig...
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Cunobelin » 19 Oct 2019, 10:12pm

Apparently Boris is sending” the letter” by midnight (BST)

But is refusing to sign it!

It doesn’t actually need a signature to be a legal document, so merely more childish petulance

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

Postby Cunobelin » 19 Oct 2019, 10:17pm

Mick F wrote:
661-Pete wrote:What's wrong with asking again - now that we know more about it?
Keep asking, until you get the right answer perhaps?

Do we know more about it?
Would you vote differently now?



This is n longer the case

Brexit has become the tool for a few corrupt, individuals to further their aims. They continue the lies and withhold information

This is not about preventing Brexit, it is about protecting their constituents

Parliament is perfectly right to act as a safety valve for the NHS, workers rights, food standards and all the other things the present deals are willing to sacrifice