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Post by brouillax » Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:13 am

I like the explanation of the guy in this video but I do not know what to think of it because I do not live any more in England and I would like to have your opinion on this brexit ..merci

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfRK9e7PwQk

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Post by jimjams » Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:16 pm

Some of his points are good I suppose, but basically he works for a site that is pretty extreme in its right-wing opinions. It's very anti-Muslim for example. If it's the only thing you are watching, you won't have a very balanced understanding of what is happening.
In my opinion, the Remain people haven't made a case for overturning the vote, but they have every right to try (even if some of them are idiots). They might be whining, but I think Leave would whine just as much if they had lost. Perhaps more.

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Post by DAVEf » Mon Jul 11, 2016 11:53 pm

jimjams wrote:Some of his points are good I suppose, but basically he works for a site that is pretty extreme in its right-wing opinions. It's very anti-Muslim for example. If it's the only thing you are watching, you won't have a very balanced understanding of what is happening.
In my opinion, the Remain people haven't made a case for overturning the vote, but they have every right to try (even if some of them are idiots). They might be whining, but I think Leave would whine just as much if they had lost. Perhaps more.
There's no sane reason for a re-run. It'd either be the same result or a u-turn by enough previous leave voters (or an better turn-out by Remain voters) which would just cause more grief and economic uncertainty.

Out is out and everyone will have to live with it.

The news tonight reported on a survey they had that said 52% of those asked said they wanted the UK to retain access to the single market while 70+% (of the same group) said they wanted total control over our own borders. And there we have it --- ignorance in action.

It'll be an interesting couple of years (or couple of years and a few months) and then it will get even more interesting. But then where's the point in living a boring life? Although I might up-sticks and move to Europe (or a European protectorate) if it all gets too negatively interesting --- or the idea of becoming an exploited US slave state where only the rich count gets too impending.
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