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    Default Re: Non deletable Brexit / UK Constitution / Politics thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by oldboy View Post
    ..................... the speech, it's actually well thought out and well written and makes a lot of sense.
    Bollocks! It's actually totally anti-democratic and very patronising. That sort of thinking is why many politicians are despised. They asked what we wanted, we answered, now some people (who were very cheerful when they exxpected to win) are now moaning and trying to ignore the vote.


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    ^^ Gotta be careful you're not hearing what you want to hear and dismissing it accordingly, apparently!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    Bollocks! It's actually totally anti-democratic and very patronising. That sort of thinking is why many politicians are despised. They asked what we wanted, we answered, now some people (who were very cheerful when they exxpected to win) are now moaning and trying to ignore the vote.
    and if they ask us whether we want the deal they finally negotiate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Jack View Post
    Bollocks! It's actually totally anti-democratic and very patronising. That sort of thinking is why many politicians are despised. They asked what we wanted, we answered, now some people (who were very cheerful when they exxpected to win) are now moaning and trying to ignore the vote.
    What vote?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Screwdriver View Post

    Brexit isn't just about GDP or trade agreements or even the UKs economic standing in the world. It's about making the UK a nicer, fairer place for people to live and to champion a particular quality of life with quintessential British values which do not extend to torturing animals to death either for fun or for food. For example..
    Go on, I'll bite. What are quintessentially British values ?

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    Go on, I'll bite. What are quintessentially British values ?
    It's a cross between Dad's army and the UKIP conference disco.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slowsider View Post
    Go on, I'll bite. What are quintessentially British values ?
    Warm brown beer instead of cold, meaningless lager.
    Rugby, polo, rowboats instead of football, bullfighting, jetskis.
    Shakespeare, Hume, JK Rowling instead of Moliere, Kant, Herge.
    Newton, Darwin, instead of Pascal, Mengele.

    ... that sort of thing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaMan View Post
    Warm brown beer instead of cold, meaningless lager.
    Rugby, polo, rowboats instead of football, bullfighting, jetskis.
    Shakespeare, Hume, JK Rowling instead of Moliere, Kant, Herge.
    Newton, Darwin, instead of Pascal, Mengele.

    ... that sort of thing.

    What happened to the hearty stews?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ink ink View Post
    What happened to the hearty stews?

    They fought against cold soups such as gazpacho and vichysoisse.

    And won. Handsomely.
















    Although in reality I should "come out" and admit I'm quite partial to boeuf bourgignon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slowsider View Post
    Go on, I'll bite. What are quintessentially British values ?
    Well the example I gave was alluding to the Spanish tradition for stabbing a prize bull to death for entertainment and the superstitious hogwash about halal, meaning animals have to suffer an agonising death to appease some imported religious nonsense.

    It's just not British! We are a nation of animal lovers*.

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    (*Not literally either unlike some of those bloody forriners)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Screwdriver View Post
    Well the example I gave was alluding to the Spanish tradition for stabbing a prize bull to death for entertainment and the superstitious hogwash about halal, meaning animals have to suffer an agonising death to appease some imported religious nonsense.

    It's just not British! We are a nation of animal lovers*.

    S.

    (*Not literally either unlike some of those bloody forriners)
    Are we? You've no doubt seen all those stray dogs in countries such as Turkey, with their ears clipped to show they've been vax'd and neutered by the local authority before being released. In the UK we just kill them after 7 days. Are these the quintessentially British values you speak of?

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    Are we? You've no doubt seen all those stray dogs in countries such as Turkey, with their ears clipped to show they've been vax'd and neutered by the local authority before being released. In the UK we just kill them after 7 days. Are these the quintessentially British values you speak of?
    Should kindly local authorities release dogs to live wild in Lerwick in November?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaMan View Post
    They fought against cold soups such as gazpacho and vichysoisse.

    And won. Handsomely.
















    Although in reality I should "come out" and admit I'm quite partial to boeuf bourgignon.

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    that's French for Burgundian Beefcake you know

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoonercat View Post
    Are we? You've no doubt seen all those stray dogs in countries such as Turkey, with their ears clipped to show they've been vax'd and neutered by the local authority before being released. In the UK we just kill them after 7 days. Are these the quintessentially British values you speak of?
    If you had ever lived and worked in any of these countries you should appreciate that one does not show compassion to wild dogs. Generally speaking, you will want to keep away, especially if there's more than one, in which case you should probably run.

    In the UK we keep dogs as pets, we don't let them roam wild and if they become feral and cannot be rehomed, it is more humane to have them put down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldboy View Post
    and if they ask us whether we want the deal they finally negotiate?
    As I understood the process (beefore I voted, it was all available to see)

    We vote, if we vote leave we will (eventually) trigger Article 50.
    Article 50 is a one-way ticket. Once triggered we cannot un-trigger it.
    AFTER we have triggered Article 50 negtiations start. Until then the EU will not discuss terms.
    We have 2 years after triggering Article 50 to negotiate stuff.
    Exactly 2 years after triggering Article 50 we are out, ready or not.
    Terms are as negotiated, or WTO if we haven't yet agreed stuff.

    Now where exactly in that process would you like to put the voting on terms bit?

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