Brexit: what say ye?

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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Aresen » 21 Jan 2018, 12:23

That looks more anti-Brexit than pro-Brexit.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Aresen » 15 Jan 2019, 22:01

This MAY get interesting.
The United Kingdom is in crisis after Members of Parliament soundly rejected a withdrawal deal with the European Union and threw the government’s Brexit plan into chaos.

The clock is now ticking as Prime Minister Theresa May scrambles for a way out of the Brexit impasse while facing a confidence vote in her government.

The defeat on Tuesday by 432 to 202 dealt a humiliating blow to Ms. May, who saw 118 of her Conservative Party colleagues vote against the agreement, which also included a framework for future trade negotiations. It is the largest Parliamentary defeat for a British government since 1924. The result means that with just 11 weeks to go before the March 29 deadline for Britain to leave the EU, the government is no closer to reaching arrangements with the EU on issues including trade, border controls, transportation and financial services.
May is toast. So, I think, is Britain.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Warren » 15 Jan 2019, 23:09

Aresen wrote:
15 Jan 2019, 22:01
This MAY get interesting.
The United Kingdom is in crisis after Members of Parliament soundly rejected a withdrawal deal with the European Union and threw the government’s Brexit plan into chaos.

The clock is now ticking as Prime Minister Theresa May scrambles for a way out of the Brexit impasse while facing a confidence vote in her government.

The defeat on Tuesday by 432 to 202 dealt a humiliating blow to Ms. May, who saw 118 of her Conservative Party colleagues vote against the agreement, which also included a framework for future trade negotiations. It is the largest Parliamentary defeat for a British government since 1924. The result means that with just 11 weeks to go before the March 29 deadline for Britain to leave the EU, the government is no closer to reaching arrangements with the EU on issues including trade, border controls, transportation and financial services.
May is toast. So, I think, is Britain.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Mo » 17 Jan 2019, 18:20

Harsh but true.

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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Aresen » 17 Jan 2019, 18:26

Are we talking May or the UK or both? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Mo » 17 Jan 2019, 18:30

The UK. I feel bad for May and think she’s done about a good a job as she can do with the shitty hand she got dealt. When you’re sitting at the table with an off suit 2 and 6, there’s not much you can do.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Aresen » 17 Jan 2019, 19:19

I'd go with both. I don't think she could have gotten a better deal* from Europe, but she handled the politics of it so ineptly (see the 2017 general election) that she made last Tuesday's defeat almost inevitable.

*I know we talked about it earlier and I know Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Jacob Rees-Mogg are total nincompoops, but the fact that Brexit was going to be a shit sandwich is why I preferred that one of them was in 10 Downing Street so they would be the ones who had to eat it.

Now, we're going to have Corbyn as PM no later than 2022 (or one of his hard-left Labour group if Corbyn dies).
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Mo » 29 Jan 2019, 18:15

Nom nom on the salty game tears of retirees voting for Leave losing their free health care in warm parts of Europe.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... eal-brexit
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Pham Nuwen » 29 Jan 2019, 22:12

Mo wrote:
29 Jan 2019, 18:15
Nom nom on the salty game tears of retirees voting for Leave losing their free health care in warm parts of Europe.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... eal-brexit
https://twitter.com/cavalorn/status/654 ... 36?lang=en
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Aresen » 13 Mar 2019, 20:20

So, the UK Parliament rejected May's second Brexit deal yesterday.

Today, they voted to reject a 'no deal' Brexit:

British lawmakers vote against no-deal Brexit as EU divorce looms

What magic unicorn do they think will get them out of this mess?
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by D.A. Ridgely » 13 Mar 2019, 21:58

I, for one, look forward to my budget vacation in the UK when the pound plummets below the dollar.

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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Pham Nuwen » 13 Mar 2019, 22:11

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 21:58
I, for one, look forward to my budget vacation in the UK when the pound plummets below the dollar.
Downside is you will still be surrounded by the English.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Mo » 14 Mar 2019, 08:31

Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 20:20
So, the UK Parliament rejected May's second Brexit deal yesterday.

Today, they voted to reject a 'no deal' Brexit:

British lawmakers vote against no-deal Brexit as EU divorce looms

What magic unicorn do they think will get them out of this mess?
Hopefully stall until I move out.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by lunchstealer » 14 Mar 2019, 14:40

Mo wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 08:31
Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 20:20
So, the UK Parliament rejected May's second Brexit deal yesterday.

Today, they voted to reject a 'no deal' Brexit:

British lawmakers vote against no-deal Brexit as EU divorce looms

What magic unicorn do they think will get them out of this mess?
Hopefully stall until I move out.
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Mo » 14 Mar 2019, 17:01

June 2020
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Re: Brexit: what say ye?

Post by Aresen » 14 Mar 2019, 17:47

This could go in the "Orange is the New President" thread as well:

Donald Trump: Theresa May ‘didn’t listen’ to me on Brexit
U.S. President Donald Trump said Theresa May "didn't listen" to his ideas on how to negotiate Brexit, and a second vote on EU membership would be "very unfair to the people that won."

Trump was speaking in Washington on Thursday alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who is in the U.S for St. Patrick's Day celebrations.


The U.S. president said he "predicted it [Brexit] was going to happen and I was right and people laughed when I predicted it and they won by about two points."
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