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Old 2016-06-25, 16:56   #67
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That's a true petition. Link here:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/131215
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Old 2016-06-25, 17:27   #68
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This one amazes myself.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...g-to-leave-it/
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Old 2016-06-25, 17:33   #69
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DONALD TRUMP is an anagram of LORD DAMPNUT
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Old 2016-06-25, 17:37   #70
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That's a true petition. Link here:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/131215
I should have been clearer...

This email was a variant on identity theft. The links the emailer wanted me to click on looked like https://petition.parliament.uk/signa...8051/verify...

...with a unique identifying ascii string.

I'm guessing that someone already went to the trouble of voting for me, and are hoping I'm stupid enough to verify my address.
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Old 2016-06-25, 19:11   #71
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Brexit gave place to Bregret (Britain regrets).

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Old 2016-06-25, 20:25   #72
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I think that this has created opportunity to make fortunes in the forex market. The uncertainty will move European currencies all over the place for the foreseeable future.
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Old 2016-06-25, 21:55   #73
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I think that this has created opportunity to make fortunes in the forex market. The uncertainty will move European currencies all over the place for the foreseeable future.
You put your UK-pound shorts on yet? Best do it in time for the summer heat...

[Re. the currency and whether depreciation will boost exports, nice piece here. I threw in a comment on that one.]
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Old 2016-06-26, 04:40   #74
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Local Romanian newspapers and net pages are passing around another series of jokes, they say that Europe avoided Grexit, but could not avoid Brexit and they predict that others will follow, like first Departugal, then Italeave, Czechout, Outstria, Finish, Slovagone, Latervia, Byelgium, Swedone, etc, at the end there will be only one standing, Remainia...

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Old 2016-06-26, 15:18   #75
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May the brits live with the consequences of their own decision.
That seems a particularly easy wish to grant.
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Old 2016-06-26, 15:47   #76
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"Bregret"
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a7102516.html
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Old 2016-06-26, 20:58   #77
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Consequences of Britain’s Vote to Leave the EU | IanWelsh.net

Cameron step-down "not effectively immediately" ... got to try to make sure things transition to another neolib-domestic-policy/neocon-foreign-policy power coalition. And I see the sore losers have already started a petition drive to get parliament to "do the right thing" because obviously the voter-rabble can't be trusted with that kind of power. Notice how whenever the elites don't get their way they always get a second vote?

For those nattering on about "ooh, this is gonna hurt ... you Brits made your bed, now sleep in it! [gleeful cackle]", messy divorces are always painful. Beyond clear to me that the EU is a misguided, failed experiment, but one which has been tremendously enriching for a narrow sliver of policy/finance and transnational-business elites. Not gonna be any less messy to try to exit later, when the extent of the disaster becomes so plain even the elites are forced to acknowledge it.
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