Is Brexit actually going to happen?

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by Kaka Tim, Jun 27, 2016.


Will we have a brexit?

  1. Yes - A fully independant Britain making its own way in the world (apart from scotland).

  2. A Semi-Detached Norway type deal

  3. No - 2nd referendum and/or face saving fudge to let us slink back in feeling a bit fucking stupid

  1. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

  2. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

    Do you think they would build social housing? And what do you think this would actually mean?
  3. gosub

    gosub ~#

    Surely do you think that they'll win 326 seats? Is more to the point
  4. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

    Centrist Dadism must be resisted whenever it rears its ugly head.
  5. gosub

    gosub ~#

    Had to look up centrist dadism.... I've done my tour of tilting at windmills... But that's how you end up a centrist dad.
  6. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    So you were simply making an inaccurate statement.
  7. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

  8. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

    You're not putting in the effort like you used to.
  9. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

  10. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    Look into centrist dadaism as an alternative.
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  11. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    No-one is. Shall we just wind up the whole edifice?
  12. gosub

    gosub ~#

    Googled that first thinking it was a thing
  13. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat lumpen proletaricat

    wonder if tony blair will offer to lead it to a glorious whatever?

    and generally :facepalm:

    i can see some people i know getting excited by this.

    :facepalm: again

    including someone whose political journey has gone something along the lines of SDP - SLD - Lib Dem - New Labour - Green - Lib Dem (with a brief foray somewhere in to Wessex Regionalist somewhere along the line but I can't remember quite when)

    i've given up talking politics to him...
  14. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    I think there's been about four or five attempts to set up new parties for a second referendum , they've all never got off the ground. Even one that had a coalition of established MPs would struggle imo.
  15. SpackleFrog

    SpackleFrog Smash showy bell-bottom pants and sporty haircuts

    I think actually that's what it would need to get off the ground. I actually think that will probably happen at some point, but not until Corbyn/Labour polling drops a bit.
  16. agricola

    agricola a genuine importer of owls

    The fundamental problem with this belief is that centrist dadism of that kind is one of the things that is keeping Corbyn (and May as well) so high in the polls. As an alternative to anything except themselves they are useless.
  17. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

  18. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

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  19. littleseb

    littleseb littleseb

    and not for much longer, it seems.
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  20. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!

    has nick clegg been radicalised by some evil metropolitan- liberal hate preacher ...?
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  21. "We have watched have you have stoked the fires of Brexit and led us to this moment...THE REAL 48 PER CENT "

    Incomprehensible jibberish anti-brexit frothing, must be a Guardian journalist.
  22. Teaboy

    Teaboy It definitely looks brighter over there..

    Total made up nonsense which Goldsmith seems to have fallen for or more likely is happy to go along with.
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  23. ohmyliver

    ohmyliver poppin' like a cork

    My money's* on fake, like the Mogg attack.

    *not actual money obv
  24. Wilf

    Wilf Meeting few of his KPIs

    The Aga Meinhoff Group.
  25. :D
  26. Aren't you one of his constituents? Protesting loudly :hmm:
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  27. ohmyliver

    ohmyliver poppin' like a cork

    Didn't Mogg have a private meeting with Bannon, and then was 'roughed up' with a Brietbart camera crew really conveniently present. It's hard not to see it as part of that, tbh. The Tory hard right trying to whip up sympathy/an excuse to shut down protests as the sunny uplands gets cloudier by the day.
  28. Teaboy

    Teaboy It definitely looks brighter over there..

    No, these days I am in a neighboring constituency where the 80 year old is the MP.

    ETA: Maybe that's who sent the message. Maybe they met at a whist drive and fell out somewhat.
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  29. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    My source tells me it's none other than nick cohen
  30. redsquirrel

    redsquirrel This Machine Kills Progressives

    V. good.

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