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EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit

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After 3 years of talking and backbiting, nothing has been accomplished!

However, all the politicos have had their salaries and expenses paid -what a cushy life they lead...

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all the politicos have had their salaries and expenses paid -what a cushy life they lead...

How DARE people get paid for working. The komrades should be dedicating their time for the state and the people! Getting paid is so capitalist.

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The European Union warned on Wednesday that Britain was headed for a damaging no-deal Brexit

What is this? Artistic license? I don't see any of them describing the exit as "damaging".

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How DARE people get paid for working.

Yeah. Imagine its taken me 3 years to remodel your bathroom and I show you the bill for 624 man hours of work and I stayed at the Waldorf Estoria a total of 30 days and I want you to pay for it. Feeling a bit ripped off? If that is what you are calling capitalism, well, I think you might be on to something. Should have never taken this long for them to do their damned jobs and you know darn well it was red carpeted everywhere they went dragging their feet.

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BREXIT was decided DEMOCRATICALLY and should not be delayed any further. Make UK Great Britain Again!

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Make UK Great Britain Again!

So you think the UK should be smaller?

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No, Jimiso, GREAT AGAIN. But regarding the Irish backstop problem, they need to find an equitable solution. A divided Ireland isn't good, so a special arrangement is necessary.

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No, Jimiso, GREAT AGAIN. But regarding the Irish backstop problem, they need to find an equitable solution. A divided Ireland isn't good, so a special arrangement is necessary.

Any ideas? Johnson looked completely baffled the other day when he was listening to the realities of the problem.

Brexiteers like Rees-Mogg seem to think there is no problem at all here. Good to hear you are not in that camp.

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The EU is panicking. One goes, the rest follow.

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PM Bozo doing the hokey pokey!

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One of the very few good things about this brexit shambles is that British pollies right, left and centre have been found out. Useless lot couldn't run a bath let alone a country without euros help.

I used to joke with my P friends that they should hire euros to negotiate brexit for them etc well i wasnt too far from the truth was I.

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Another day, another PR humiliation for Johnson, and by extension, the UK, and the tighter the corner Johnson is being boxed into.

I note that the EU has done this at a time when Parliament has the numbers to depose Johnson and form an opposition government. Theresa May never faced this threat. fwiw, in other, less-reported news, the European parliament has voted to allow another extension if the UK can manage to make the request for one. The "Macron/Poland/someone else will reject, causing no deal" theory is just another fantasy.

https://www.euronews.com/2019/09/18/watch-live-juncker-and-barnier-address-eu-parliament-on-brexit-as-meps-vote-on-article-50

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The Brits are doing this all to themselves,the European Union was already to kind to give them privileges that other countries within the union didn't have.

Just get out from the EU and live your isolationist life.

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in other, less-reported news, the European parliament has voted to allow another extension if the UK can manage to make the request for one. The "Macron/Poland/someone else will reject, causing no deal" theory is just another fantasy.

I saw that. French puffery and grandstanding about the EU is generally ignored as it should be.

They run the UK a close second as the biggest pains in the arse when it comes to the EU.

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PM Bozo is still looking for the get-out-jail-free-card!

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Looks like the three choices will be:

Boris' reheated version of May's WA

A No-Deal Brexit

Revoke Article 50

Nobody wants number 1. A no-deal Brexit would be the preferred choice, but revoking would also be a good outcome.

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Great news. The sooner, the better.

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Man, I really don't care anymore. I just want this to be done with so I can stop hearing about it every single day!

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Man, I really don't care anymore. I just want this to be done with so I can stop hearing about it every single day!

If they Brexit, deal or not, we're going to be hearing about it for many more years to come.

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The Brexit will be discussed for a 1,000 years with university courses and PhD's based on it. Professor of Brexit.

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"might be the United Kingdom's choice, but never the choice of the EU," Juncker said

Of course not. The EU's choice was to try and keep Britain in the union, where EU policymakers could continue to interfere with Britain's national politics and using our membership to try and push regulations and other policies upon us in order to stop us doing anything the EU didn't want. The EU's choice was to ignore the voice of the British people (and anyone unhappy with the EU for that matter) whilst trying to maintain this facade of unity and democracy.

EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit

I'll take a no-deal Brexit over the middle finger that the EU has been extending us so far.

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EU policymakers could continue to interfere with Britain's national politics and using our membership to try and push regulations and other policies upon us in order to stop us doing anything the EU didn't want.

How exactly did/does the EU 'interfere with Britain's national politics'?

All I see them doing is hanging around waiting for May and then Bozo to get their act together. And they're still waiting.

What regulations and other policies were pushed upon the UK, that the UK either didn't vote on or declined to use its veto on?

The regulations to cut industrial greenhouse gas emissions?

The regulations to give workers a minimum annual holiday requirement?

The regulations to control hazardous substances?

The regulations to give equal rights to agency employees and permanent employees carrying out the same job in the same workplace?

You'd rather the UK had dirty air, rampant global warming, slave-like working conditions?

Invalid CSRF

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However, all the politicos have had their salaries and expenses paid -what a cushy life they lead...

Hey, crushing the expressed will of the people while you pretend to represent them is hard work.

"EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit"

Well, yeah. That was what they voted form, innit?

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EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit"

Well, yeah. That was what they voted form, innit?

You must have missed the conflicting messages coming out of the Brexit camp about what Brexit meant. I’m surprised you missed them. There were loads.

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So glad that I've left the UK behind. Because this mickey mouse s**t show that's been going on for 3 years now is embarrassing....

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Yellowhammer is an anagram of “Orwell Mayhem” which sums up this whole mess. Britain is the architect of its own problems, but at least the rich can continue to avoid taxes.

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If they Brexit, deal or not, we're going to be hearing about it for many more years to come.

And if they don't, expect to hear more and more from that annoying little twit Farage even more than now. Can't win.

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The Eurocrat gang is not happy. Good! I hope the Brexit is followed a Swexit, Itaxit, Grexit, and so on... until Merkel and Macaroni are left alone to continue their stupid imperialist project.

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Jimizo:

You must have missed the conflicting messages coming out of the Brexit camp about what Brexit meant. I’m surprised you missed them. There were loads.

No. The confusing messages came and are coming from the remainer camp, who trie to muddle the water with all this nonsense about "hard" and "soft". The population voted to get out of the EU dictatorship. That should be as clear as can be.

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No. The confusing messages came and are coming from the remainer camp, who trie to muddle the water with all this nonsense about "hard" and "soft".

No, you are approaching this with a febrile and partisan rather than an accurate mindset.

Mixed messages were coming out of the Brexit camp. This is fact. Facts don’t care about your opinions.

I can do you a list of these mixed messages if you like. Let me know if it’s necessary.

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You'd rather the UK had dirty air, rampant global warming, slave-like working conditions?

It’s already all of the above and the UK is in the EU!

The EU?

Try Paris on the north side-OMG!

Barcelona where your wallet and purse will magically disappear!

Germany where girls are assaulted at the public pools by hoards of men.

No go areas in the Nordic countries?

The panacea is not to be found in the EU paradise...

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