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Parliament is sovereign and has been for nearly four hundred years.
originally posted by: Hazardous1408
I voted leave.
But I also want a say in how that plays out.
If it is a choice between a No Deal and being left isolated under the regime of The Tory Death Squad, or, running back into the arms of useless pen-pushers, but overall a not-much-danger bureaucratic dictatorship, then long live the EU.
And to be honest I don’t think we will get a say.
Because the Tory Death Squad have proven time and time again they’ll say anything, at anytime, to stay clinging onto power, even as people starve to death or get told they’re fit to work with a Stage 5 Terminal Cancer diagnosis.
- Yeah, the EU is sh*t.
- Yeah, I’d rather have left.
- NO. Not under those circumstances!!!
Consider my vote, and millions more, rescinded until someone competent has a better idea than isolation, Death and blue passports.
originally posted by: proteus33
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin
I was under the impression that British had voted to leave eu already. So assists in parliament can't make there minds up so what just cut ties and bed done with it . It may be rough but you have your own agriculture base ,your own oil fields vast fishing grounds, a manufacturing base that can be boistered plus lots of trading partners in the Americas and with their commonwealth members tell Merkel to go eat some brats and sauerkraut England will be jusdt fine.
2. No Deal (anyone who thinks this is a good idea just wants to cut off their nose to spite their face, only some Tories will benefit from No Deal, hell I bet some are salivating at the prospect)
3. No Brexit (Let's face it, that would lead to all kinds of nastiness from some of the 52% that voted that we shouldn't stay in the EU (nobody voted to leave the EU, that wasn't the question)
"Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?"
We're screwed either way.
I don't think anyone knows how this train wreck will end but it's going to end with half the country peeved off at the result, remember how close the Referendum was.
Whatever happens, I hope it does so soon so we can start to rebuild...
originally posted by: Southern Guardian
While I don't personally feel leaving the EU would be in Britain's best interest I don't believe a second referendum should be held. The people voted, their votes should be honored. I've heard some claim that Parliament is sovereign, the referendum wasn't necessarily binding, doesn't matter to me. What message will you be sending if you just decide to ignore the last vote and do it over again? That's not good for democracy at all.
If there's no-deal then let it be. That's the path voters chose in 2016. I honestly wish the best for our cousins... and for the EU.... to new horizons I guess.
I never really understand this argument. Given that 2.5 years have passed and that we now know what the options on leaving are what would be any way undemocratic about another referendum?
Polls now suggest that the clear majority of people oppose leaving.....
..... the idea that we should go ahead with the economic masochism of Brexit based just on a narrow majority from over 2 years ago is absurd.