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How long before we ask to join EU again?

Never
7
58%
Within two years
2
17%
Within 10 years
3
25%
 
Total votes: 12

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Re: Brexit

Post by trevormans » 03 Sep 2019, 06:24

I quote mark Twain again

It is easier to con someone than to get them to admit that they have been conned

The boiled frogs are coming

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Re: Brexit

Post by tonyp » 03 Sep 2019, 08:36

trevormans wrote:
03 Sep 2019, 06:24
I quote mark Twain again

It is easier to con someone than to get them to admit that they have been conned

The boiled frogs are coming
I'm sure you don't think that Mark Twain said "The boiled frogs are coming".
Douglas Melton, a biologist at Harvard University, said, "If you put a frog in boiling water, it won't jump out. It will die. If you put it in cold water, it will jump before it gets hot—they don't sit still for you."

And the fact that he said "It is easier to con someone than to get them to admit that they have been conned" is irrelevant (in my opinion).

But he did say "Why do we respect the opinions of any man that ever lived? I swear I don't know. Why do I respect my own? Well--that is different."
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Re: Brexit

Post by trevormans » 03 Sep 2019, 20:46

I think your post about irrelevance of mark Twain’s quote
Makes my point so eloquently

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Re: Brexit

Post by tonyp » 03 Sep 2019, 23:51

Thanks. I thought it was pretty good myself.
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Re: Brexit

Post by bristleposh » 04 Sep 2019, 10:42

Correct me if I’m wrong but I thought Democracy meant

“a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.”

Therefore why when the majority of those who could be bothered to vote wanted to leave the USE most of whom were from working class areas, who I assume are still daft enough to vote Labour, have all their MPs voting against a government who wants to uphold that which was democratically voted for. Of course all those that can see into the future know that it will be bad for the country, I wish I could see into the future to know when it is all going to end whilst all the rag, tag and bobtails keep trying to stymie the rule of law.
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Re: Brexit

Post by White G » 04 Sep 2019, 18:23

bristleposh wrote:
04 Sep 2019, 10:42
Correct me if I’m wrong but I thought Democracy meant

“a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.”

Therefore why when the majority of those who could be bothered to vote wanted to leave the USE most of whom were from working class areas, who I assume are still daft enough to vote Labour, have all their MPs voting against a government who wants to uphold that which was democratically voted for. Of course all those that can see into the future know that it will be bad for the country, I wish I could see into the future to know when it is all going to end whilst all the rag, tag and bobtails keep trying to stymie the rule of law.
Nobody can see into the future but people know that smoking is bad & eating your greens is good. You can definitely make your own destiny to a level & you can't deny that. I don't quite get the"democracy" thing though as everything Boris is doing is anti-demicratic & dictator-like.

You don't seem to get that many MPs are trying to stop a No Deal Brexit, but not necessarily Brexit. Only a small percentage of people actually want a No Deal brexit so your argument seems a little silly Bristle.

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Re: Brexit

Post by DaveLister » 04 Sep 2019, 19:18

Its a miracle!!! Posh are on a winning run and Whitey is posting!!!
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Re: Brexit

Post by bristleposh » 04 Sep 2019, 21:59

DaveLister wrote:
04 Sep 2019, 19:18
Its a miracle!!! Posh are on a winning run and Whitey is posting!!!
Yes and still talks a load of Jacksons
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Re: Brexit

Post by tonyp » 04 Sep 2019, 22:05

White G wrote:
04 Sep 2019, 18:23
Only a small percentage of people actually want a No Deal brexit .
Will you quote your source when you make these assertions please?
According to BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-49551893
Within the past two months, four polls have asked people if they are for or against leaving without a deal.
Despite differences in the wording of the questions, the results are remarkably consistent.
Slightly more people say they are opposed to leaving without a deal than state they are in favour.
Average of polls
Support leaving without a deal 38%
Oppose leaving without a deal 44%
Neither 11%
Don't know 10%
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Re: Brexit

Post by trevormans » 05 Sep 2019, 17:47

“My brother knows I lie constantly

He knows I am utterly trustworthy

Why on earth should anybody trust a single word I ever say”

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Re: Brexit

Post by trevormans » 08 Sep 2019, 12:07

And now amber Rudd says she can’t stand the great liars lies

Who will be next?

Most of the others are so thick that they would not what a fib is

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Re: Brexit

Post by bristleposh » 09 Sep 2019, 08:22

I think this sums things up quite well, perhaps Leavers don't worry what they drink, all lager swilling loons I'd guess, who'd stand outside parliament with a megaphone shouting 'stop brexit'


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Re: Brexit

Post by trevormans » 09 Sep 2019, 17:35

If you have been indoctrinated into thinking. That red barrel or double diamond or Carling or the Big Mac is worthy stuff by the sound bites and misleading advertising then the barmaid would be serving your interests well to offer you a sensible alternative

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Re: Brexit

Post by bristleposh » 09 Sep 2019, 18:02

trevormans wrote:
09 Sep 2019, 17:35
If you have been indoctrinated into thinking. That red barrel or double diamond or Carling or the Big Mac is worthy stuff by the sound bites and misleading advertising then the barmaid would be serving your interests well to offer you a sensible alternative
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Re: Brexit

Post by trevormans » 09 Sep 2019, 18:08

Yes I agree


No no no To brexit


Me me me

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