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    Are they your brothers? Or were you using the...

    Are they your brothers? Or were you using the term in a derogatory manner? It’s not the word (or the use of statistics) that is racist, it’s you and the way that you use it.

    But as I said, you’re...
  2. Your tin foil hat is slipping again. Every EU...

    Your tin foil hat is slipping again. Every EU nation has an effective veto on participating. If the result of the end of NATO is clear to you, then it must be crystal to other EU nations,...
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    Identifying statistics is not racist. Using...

    Identifying statistics is not racist. Using derogatory language is.
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    That wasn’t the bit that was racist, but you’re...

    That wasn’t the bit that was racist, but you’re too thick to recognise your own bigotry.
  5. Is that the democratic travesty where there’s a...

    Is that the democratic travesty where there’s a veto against being in an EU army? And if you have a veto, why do you care?

    The hunt for an EU army - Full Fact
  6. FTFY ;-)

    FTFY ;-)
  7. What a pity it’s not up to her ;-)

    What a pity it’s not up to her ;-)
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    How was Brexit?

    Leaving is quite easy. All the leaving country needs to do is to agree on the direction of travel and then negotiate the transition period. The U.K. has failed to agree with itself what it wants.

    ...
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    Well, we did try to warn you.

    Well, we did try to warn you.
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    *cough* Yorkie.

    *cough* Yorkie.
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    Out of interest, what did you win?

    Out of interest, what did you win?
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    Then you’re simply putting your head in the sand...

    Then you’re simply putting your head in the sand and denying historical reality. There have been Irish Americans and Italian Americans for as long as there have been immigrants into America, and...
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    Irish American? Italian American? Jewish...

    Irish American? Italian American? Jewish American? Not sure what you’re getting at here, either way they’re clearly identifying as American.

    Mrs Trump must be bricking it.
  14. I was assuming you were sarcastic :-) Someone...

    I was assuming you were sarcastic :-)

    Someone “reasonable” in the White House? What difference will that make? The USA is one of the three top economies in the world (besides the EU and China)....
  15. Considering we have a seat on the EU Council,...

    Considering we have a seat on the EU Council, 75/650 odd MEPs, and seats in the various commissions, vs an orange man-baby that thinks that the only good deal is one where he wins and the other side...
  16. MI6 are also saying do something about the...

    MI6 are also saying do something about the Chinese or no trade deal? Looks like U.K. sovereignty is up for sale to anyone. :wink
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    Can we just turn up every day, clock in, collect...

    Can we just turn up every day, clock in, collect our pay and expenses, then go to the pub?
  18. Yeah, I have a hard time getting past “and...

    Yeah, I have a hard time getting past “and Gommorah” every time I hear it... :eyes
  19. Just for the record, the SYL supporters attacked...

    Just for the record, the SYL supporters attacked the SODEM demonstration in Parliament Square shortly after.

    KT #Ode2Joy Parker🐬 on Twitter: "These scenes occurred AFTER they'd smashed up the...
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    Did I? If I did, I didn’t mean to - clearly the...

    Did I? If I did, I didn’t mean to - clearly the U.K. pays in more cash then it gets back in cash (I’m being very specific with the wording there).

    The point was that Dyson’s payments are...
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    I’ve highlighted the bit that we’re part of. It’s...

    I’ve highlighted the bit that we’re part of. It’s the same money tree.
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    Farmers tend to be Tory supporters, UC recipients...

    Farmers tend to be Tory supporters, UC recipients tend to be Labour supporters. There will be no disruption (unless there’s a change in government)

    (An oversimplification and someone will probably...
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    One of the main arguments for Brexit is that the...

    One of the main arguments for Brexit is that the money that the EU spends in the U.K. is just the UK’s money with an admin fee removed.

    Ergo, he gets nearly GBP 3m from the U.K.

    Will this stop...
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    He gets nearly GBP3m in subsidies from the U.K....

    He gets nearly GBP3m in subsidies from the U.K. After all, it’s our money we send....




    Why? Will the U.K. be stopping all subsidies to farmers? Haven’t heard that one, do you have a cite?
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    They don’t, they should have an EHIC from Spain...

    They don’t, they should have an EHIC from Spain for travelling, and be charged for Private if they’ve booked treatment that they’re flying back for.





    For U.K. travellers in the EU, the NHS...
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    Two irrelevant stories about non-EU countries.

    Two irrelevant stories about non-EU countries.
  27. U.K. foreign policy now appears to be, put a...

    U.K. foreign policy now appears to be, put a Yes-man into the Ambassadors position and he’s not allowed to report back anything detrimental from the host country.

    That’ll work well for the U.K....
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    Yet, now that you have the time to research them,...

    Yet, now that you have the time to research them, you still present them as fact.
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    More job losses due to Brexit?

    I came to the same conclusion. It’s people just like you that the media and politicians sought to influence - tell a lie, you’ll believe it, and it becomes nearly impossible to retract.

    You’re...
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    And yet you’re too anchored to your incorrect...

    And yet you’re too anchored to your incorrect perceptions that when presented with the facts you refuse to admit you were wrong and change your mind.





    This is fair comment. MPs and the...
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    Why “FFS”? Kids should be taught this in schools,...

    Why “FFS”? Kids should be taught this in schools, instead of (or in addition to) being taught how to calculate the area of a circle.

    I know which one is more useful in everyday life....
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    Given that we’re agreed that the EU is not...

    Given that we’re agreed that the EU is not forcing any member states (including the U.K.) to implement E10, and given that any implementation of E10 is up to the U.K., and given that the U.K. is...
  33. A fabrication of what? Read all four links...

    A fabrication of what?

    Read all four links that you’ve provided. There is insinuation, but the only fact they are able to make is that Philip May is employed as a pensions advisor.

    Given the...
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    Quelle surprise, you’re being disingenuous again...

    Quelle surprise, you’re being disingenuous again and not answering the question, deflecting from whether petrol - petrol, John, not kerosene - will still be available after (if) E10 is introduced.
    ...
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    So A. Other fuels will still be available,...

    So
    A. Other fuels will still be available, unless
    B. They are not economically sustainable.

    Nothing to do with the EU then.




    Which regulation? Do you have a reference number?
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    Quite. I guess we’re not all perfect. Imber...

    Quite. I guess we’re not all perfect.

    Imber friendly fire incident - Wikipedia
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    You didn’t answer the questions. Does the...

    You didn’t answer the questions.

    Does the introduction of E10 mean that other fuels will no longer exist?

    Why would being out of the EU be any different? (Ie what is the “EU regulation” that...
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    Yes, sovereignty is a mythical beast - as...

    Yes, sovereignty is a mythical beast - as promoted by Brexit. There’s no such thing as absolute sovereignty (unless you’re North Korea). Every agreement, every treaty, every trade deal “shares” a...
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    “We will seek to deliver Brexit, and then hold a...

    “We will seek to deliver Brexit, and then hold a referendum on it and campaign against our own deal”

    Muppets.
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    Honestly? The direction has been towards...

    Honestly? The direction has been towards ever-closer-Union for a long time, it’s not a secret.

    However, I don’t think there is a single member state that would accept a single all-powerful EU...
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    More job losses due to Brexit?

    Quite the opposite. The way the EU is is everyone speaking 20 different languages. Embrace it and embrace the differences.

    Personally, I’ve found making an honest attempt and butchering their...
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    More job losses due to Brexit?

    Dunno mate, haven’t got my tin foil hat on. You’re the one that made brought it up.
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    If you’re standing there arrogantly waiting for a...

    If you’re standing there arrogantly waiting for a form in your own language, it might explain why the NHS is failing to recoup medical payments from other EU nationals if they’re all taking the same...
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    I know, right? And when a “Brussels Government”...

    I know, right? And when a “Brussels Government” puts up fuel duty, and excise duty on my beer, and introduces IR35....

    If you’re going to make stuff up, why not go the whole hog?
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    So you paid extra for insurance that being in the...

    So you paid extra for insurance that being in the EU meant that you no longer had to? See, you could find a personal benefit.

    The rest is typically myopic - you don’t drink, smoke, travel, use a...
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    In a previous contract, lived and worked on the...

    In a previous contract, lived and worked on the continent without the need for any visas or paperwork.

    No roaming charges on holiday.

    No credit card surcharges.

    Able to swim on British...
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    The unspoken question is, if this is what the...

    The unspoken question is, if this is what the reserved British Ambassador is saying about an allied nation, what are the Ambassadors from other countries saying about the U.K. behind closed doors.......
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    The “diplomatic” part is to the allied nation....

    The “diplomatic” part is to the allied nation. Their job also involves speaking truth to their own government, in confidence, based on their experiences within their positions talking to that allied...
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    A case of sour grapes

    Ambassadors have a reasonable expectation of being able to speak their mind to their own government. The real story is who leaked sensitive information and for what purpose.

    No surprise that...
  50. 'If Korea can have a military parade, why can't we?'

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-uLaNeWkAMLN2I?format=jpg&name=large
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