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Old 21st Mar 2019, 00:10
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BREXIT

Our cowards in power May (no pun intended) do well to remember this

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Old 21st Mar 2019, 00:23
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Utter utter rubbish!!!!!!!!
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 08:46
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Oh my, that's mawkish.

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Old 21st Mar 2019, 09:35
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It's nationalist stupidity like that, that got us into the shit we are in now.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 09:45
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It is an attempt at humour but remember that little matter of troops being on standby?

Those of a certain age may remember General Sir Walter Walker and his Civil Assistance organisation. https://discovery.nationalarchives.g...ls/r/C11265477 You can't read the document but you only need to look at personalities to realise it was not Civil Defence.

Things have moved on and 'those of a certain age ' are too stiff of joint today but maybe someone in Westminster remembers.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:19
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Funny how hardline Brexiteers can remember WWII so well and yet The Troubles have completely escaped their recollection.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:42
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Originally Posted by Una Due Tfc View Post
Funny how hardline Brexiteers can remember WWII so well and yet The Troubles have completely escaped their recollection.
Not really. If their minds were opened wider they wouldn't be Brexiteers.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:46
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Said like a true indoctrinee.

Please give the ‘all Brexiteers are stupid’ line a rest. Just because it says so in the Guardian it doesn’t make it true.

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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:54
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Somebody on the other thread was saying that the anti Brexit petition was strongest around Cambridge. This was meant as a criticism. That would be the Cambridge of Hawking, Newton, Darwin, Turing, Watson, Crick, Keynes and Rutherford.
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Yes it does!
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:55
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Who said "all Brexiteers are stupid"? That was you I believe.

I was quoting the very valid comment about "hardline Brexiteers", as demonstrated perfectly by the starting of this thread.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:59
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Originally Posted by Bob Viking View Post
Said like a true indoctrinee.

Please give the ‘all Brexiteers are stupid’ line a rest. Just because it says so in the Guardian it doesn’t make it true.

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Well said Bob. Patent nonsense that all Brexiteers are stupid. It's the other way round - all stupid people are Brexiteers.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 11:02
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Originally Posted by Effluent Man View Post
Somebody on the other thread was saying that the anti Brexit petition was strongest around Cambridge. This was meant as a criticism. That would be the Cambridge of Hawking, Newton, Darwin, Turing, Watson, Crick, Keynes and Rutherford.
Not a criticism but a fact. Draw your own conclusions.

And Newton went to school in the same town as that ardent Europhil Margaret Thatcher.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 11:02
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Originally Posted by Parapunter View Post
Well said Bob. Patent nonsense that all Brexiteers are stupid. It's the other way round - all stupid people are Brexiteers.
In the interest of fairness there are some pretty stupid remainers as well, the 'brexiteers' do not have the monopoly of that trait, as you well know
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Originally Posted by Bob Viking View Post
Please give the ‘all Brexiteers are stupid’ line a rest. Just because it says so in the Guardian it doesn’t make it true.


Absolutely - it's the 99% who give the rest a bad name...

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Originally Posted by Exrigger View Post
In the interest of fairness there are some pretty stupid remainers as well, the 'brexiteers' do not have the monopoly of that trait, as you well know
Well quite, but the Brexiters have an overwhelming majority to the point where they probably have a working monopoly.

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Old 21st Mar 2019, 12:19
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When Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell are two of the main proponents of Remain, I could be suggested that those who believe in Remain are the idiots.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 12:22
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Originally Posted by PDR1 View Post
Well quite, but the Brexiters have an overwhelming majority to the point where they probably have a working monopoly.

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Funny how we have been told by remain since the referendum that the margin between leave and remain was so small that it does not really count, so that makes the maths of stupid people nearly even on both sides
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so that makes the maths of stupid people nearly even on both sides
DUH! If that were true then the referendum result would have been 75-25 in favour of Remain...

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DUH! If that were true then the referendum result would have been 75-25 in favour of Remain...

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I see, so more stupid people would have voted remain if I was correct, that is all right then. Mind you, me being stupid and all that my maths is worse than my grammar and spelling so I would be wrong whatever way.
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