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EU referendum - aftermath

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Zou, Jun 23, 2016.


How did you vote?

  1. Remain

    45 vote(s)
  2. Leave

    9 vote(s)
  3. Spoiled ballot

    2 vote(s)
  4. Didn't vote

    2 vote(s)
  5. Wasn't eligible

    3 vote(s)
  1. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    Sadly, this is so very true.
  2. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    This is the man who wandered around an English village with chums, singing Hitler Youth songs. He's a bloody disgrace.

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  3. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Not in Scotland.

    Scottish Labour were annihilated because of their role in lying to and disrespecting the Scottish electorate. The only reason they are still the third biggest party is the PR system we have for regions.
  4. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    My grandparents [one lot] were Hewitts, which I believe is a sept of the MacDonalds. Do you think I could use use this to claim Scottish nationality in the event of independence?

  5. AGW

    AGW Well-Known Member

    So in the full knowledge that its going to have painfully serious consequences for everyone inside and outside the UK you are content? Sociopathic behaviour? Whats the correct deffinition for this type of behaviour?

  6. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    Quite - I saw that document too. :mad:
  7. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    I was (without even consciously thinking about it!) referring to the English.
    The Scots have long demonstrated far more sense in this regard.
  8. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Well, technically just since the 19th of September 2014 when they realised how duped they were. SNP membership and support rocketed, and Labour's went into freefall. That's not too mean they are more sensible, just more aware and engaged than before.
  9. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    Oh, alright, I admit it - my post was just a cheap shot at the English. :)
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  10. IvorCamera

    IvorCamera In the Stop Bath

    I read somewhere on line yesterday that Richard Branson was just about to sign or award someone a contract which would lead to 3000 jobs being created in the UK, when he heard the referendum result he cancelled it! surely this is not going to do anybody any good......does anybody have any details on this story?......
  11. MartyG

    MartyG Well-Known Member


    He was going to purchase a company (so it wasn't creating any jobs), it isn't named, but if it was travel or finance related, I'd imagine it was a sensible decision. And it won't be the last company doing this either, no company is going to invest money when the risks outway benefits.
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2016
  12. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    The best thing I heard was doubts being expressed about that white elephant HS2 being started. Long may that be delayed!
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  13. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    And possibly Hinckley. Though I saw some morons in the Mail [?] banging on about "Great, we can reopen the mines and build coal-fired stations." Seems fairly standard thinking for a back-to-the-fifties Leaver mentality.

  14. DaveS

    DaveS Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't dignify it by calling it thinking.
  15. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member


  16. DaveM399

    DaveM399 Well-Known Member

    To recycle and update an old phrase- "I've half a mind to vote Leave, apparently that's all you need"
  17. nimbus

    nimbus Well-Known Member

    Not so long ago Jeremy Corbyn was talking about reopening the mines.
  18. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

  19. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    Excellent article Mike, but do you really think MP's have the guts to vote against issuing Article 50? Of course they haven't, they would be too frightened of voters voting for someone else next time. They will follow just like Leaver sheep.

  20. DaveS

    DaveS Well-Known Member

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