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by animist
December 19th, 2018, 1:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

the next Chris Grey Brexit Blog (not from my email this time!). Ian Dunt opined much the same way on Sky News's Press Preview - viz that May's delays may be after all a cunning plan to wear both sides of the Tory Party (and Labour) down so that her deal might after all get passed: https://chrisgreyb...
by animist
December 17th, 2018, 4:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

May to urge MPs not to 'break faith with the people' by calling for another referendum Confirmation that Brexit is a religion? It certainly has many of the hallmarks of a cult. I'm beginning to think Brexit won't happen. This will destroy democracy as we know it, says @DanielJHannan Hannan is an id...
by animist
December 17th, 2018, 9:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

oh, just so good: https://mail.google.com/mail/?tab=wm#inbox/FMfcgxvzMBsdDGGJwSSJlVHLXxcmCxGf If I have a quibble with this it would be that No-Deal could indeed include, if the UK government (so-called) concentrated its energies on this, an arrangement on the EASA aviation problem. But to me the p...
by animist
December 16th, 2018, 11:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

oh, just so good: https://mail.google.com/mail/?tab=wm#inbox/FMfcgxvzMBsdDGGJwSSJlVHLXxcmCxGf If I have a quibble with this it would be that No-Deal could indeed include, if the UK government (so-called) concentrated its energies on this, an arrangement on the EASA aviation problem. But to me the pr...
by animist
December 10th, 2018, 1:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

seems that May is funking the vote. Please, EU, stay firm and do not give the stupid Brits the chance to claim some sort of victory. You have the resources to withstand a cliff-edge, Britain does not
by animist
December 7th, 2018, 8:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

i get a bit tired of the non-communication here. Coffee, and I think I can reasonably expect a simple answer to this question: do you approve of the May-EU deal? I would think that you do so, as the UK would, after the Transition Period and in the Age of the Backstop, not be compelled to conform to ...
by animist
December 6th, 2018, 11:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

As publication of legal advice hardens opposition to her deal, the EU is reportedly prepared to offer May a lifeline by extending Article 50 What good's that going to do? There is no better deal on offer - even if the EU did concede a few cosmetic changes. The only way out of this fucking Tory mess...
by animist
December 2nd, 2018, 11:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Another Tory minister resigns in protest at Theresa May's EU deal: Brexit News for Saturday 1 December TODAY'S HEADLINES Tory minister resigns in protest at Theresa May's EU deal UK will be unable to use EU's Galileo satellites May not ruling out second MPs' vote on the deal WTO says its rules woul...
by animist
December 2nd, 2018, 9:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

The coming crisis Thus the Prime Minister tours the country to garner the support of ‘the people’ for her deal – rather in the format of a General Election campaign - the idea apparently being that some stage-managed media events will lead to a mass campaign of letter-writing to MPs. But this can o...
by animist
November 29th, 2018, 11:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Sign this Parliamentary petition
Replies: 4
Views: 2641

Re: Sign this Parliamentary petition

is this what you are talking about, coffee? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Convention_on_the_Protection_of_the_Rights_of_All_Migrant_Workers_and_Members_of_Their_Families ISTM that protection of migrant workers and families is a good thing and not necessarily the same as advocating unre...
by animist
November 27th, 2018, 11:21 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

it seems that our PM, despairing of getting her deal thru Parliament, somehow hopes that addressing "the nation" directly is going to get her some leverage with MPs - yes? Well, what is she hoping for? No number of replies, good or bad from her POV, is going to mean much. Why not do the job properly...
by animist
November 20th, 2018, 10:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Brexit News for Sunday 18 November https://brexitcentral.com/today/brexit-news-sunday-18-november/ ‘Stand up to Brussels bullies’, Dominic Raab tells Theresa May :hilarity: :hilarity: :hilarity: :hilarity: :hilarity: oh yes, Dom, you did SO well in your brief time in charge :laughter: Re more of th...
by animist
November 16th, 2018, 9:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

Alan H wrote:This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it?
quite well, yes, since the chances of a second referendum now seem a lot brighter :D
by animist
November 15th, 2018, 3:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

Alan H wrote:Raab
McVey
Shailesh Vara

And it's still morning...
there is also Suella Braverman, whose judicious response to a fellow-panellist on Question Time, when he pointed out a problem with Brexit, was "Stop talking Britain down"
by animist
November 8th, 2018, 9:47 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 280131

Re: In or out?

This fucking Brexit thingy is all fucking going tickety-boo, isn't it? Watch The Health Secretary @MattHancock says the Government is building refrigerator capacity for medicines in case there is a no-deal Brexit #Peston Building fridge capacity to stock essential medicines after fucking Brexit... ...
by animist
November 6th, 2018, 12:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

A dozen ministers will tell Theresa May to ‘stare down’ the EU on the Irish border issue at today’s Cabinet: Brexit News for Tuesday 6th November Up to a dozen ministers will tell Theresa May to ‘stare down’ the EU on the Irish border issue at today’s Cabinet :pointlaugh: :pointlaugh: :pointlaugh: ...
by animist
November 5th, 2018, 11:15 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Petition-Stop the Online Forums Bill 2017-18 becoming law.
Replies: 8
Views: 3204

Re: Petition-Stop the Online Forums Bill 2017-18 becoming law.

Well, the Bill has not been published yet, so all we have is the brief summary: A Bill to make administrators and moderators of certain online forums responsible for content published on those forums; to require such administrators and moderators to remove certain content; to require platforms to p...
by animist
November 4th, 2018, 1:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 151254

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

‏ BrexitCentral ‏@BrexitCentral Why the UK economy should grow faster in the short term if there is no Brexit deal - Andrew Lilico https://twitter.com/BrexitCentral/status/1058753672342106112 ================================ quite interesting. It's true that Britain imports more from the EU27 than ...