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Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Silva, Jun 24, 2016.

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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Can someone explain why so many labour voters abstained to vote on the second referendum? Is it because they want the referendum to be laid out with proper alternatives?

    Also does today's overwhelming defeat for a peoples vote completely rule it out? If May's deal can come back thrice I'm assuming the second referendum vote can come in again?
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    It’s fascinating. They’ll vote against the deals...

    ...But then when it comes to a vote of confidence they’ll back her. Why? Two reasons I see:

    1. Nobody else wants to take over the reigns of this collosal shitshow

    2. A vote of no confidence may trigger a general election - these cowards wouldn’t vote themselves out of a job in a sitting government.
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    GloryHunter07 Full Member

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    Wes Streeting is a decent MP, i hope he has got this right.
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    Penna Kind Moderator (with a bit of a mean streak) Staff

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    They evidently want to keep it back for later in the process. Today was really about the extension to Article 50.

    If the new amendment is substantially different from the one that's lost today, it will probably be tabled.
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    MoskvaRed Full Member

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    Paul the Wolf Full Member

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    sun_tzu The Art of Bore

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    Paul the Wolf Full Member

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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    There is a ceremonial mace in the commons , without which the parliament cannot legally function...and you are talking about electronic voting..
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    DavidDeSchmikes Full Member

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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    If only it were the spray...
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    Ubik Full Member

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    Mace > buttons.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Apparently there's one in the House of Representatives too.

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    Carolina Red Moderator Staff

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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    Skimmed the article but didn't see that it's legally required to be present for the house to function though . But found this:

    So the mace acts as some sort of cryptonite for unruly lawmakers or the SoA is supposed to beat the shite out of them with it ?
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    Hephaestus Full Member

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    The latter. We started this parliament with 700 MPs but that's slowly been whittled down thanks to the mace.
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    17 Van der Gouw biffa bin

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    :lol:
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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    That's cool, but they can still pass laws if somebody nicks it.
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    Carolina Red Moderator Staff

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    We have guns. They’d be shot.
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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    ''Murica.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    WTH is that?? A totem pole made by Flash Gordon & Julius Caesar?
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    Carolina Red Moderator Staff

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    It’s actually an exact replica of George Washington’s penis.
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    sun_tzu The Art of Bore

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    Shambolic
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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    Yeah , great meeting that will be.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    What the hell are they playing at. How are we supposed to trust these people?
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    DavidDeSchmikes Full Member

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    Nothing is making sense!!!!
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    Fully Fledged Full Member

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    We left sense behind months ago.
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    Fully Fledged Full Member

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    about that.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    sun_tzu The Art of Bore

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    Wonder if Corbyn will have the balls to sack them ... Hes clearly got no intention of ever backing a second referendum no matter what the membership voted for
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    Guys like @Dobba are going to have to explain his 4d chess to me... Because I ain't getting it.
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    This isn't 4D chess, it's like watching a bunch of drunk guys playing fecking jenga. with their feet. blindfolded.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate

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    Hi Guy, nice to see you on the caf.:)
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    I liked the analogy I think I saw on here along the lines of "two guys in a bar arguing over how best to push open a door with 'pull' over the handle".
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    While someone is on the other side of the door yelling at them to pull.
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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    Or better yet leave the fecking thing shut, it's a fire door with a blaze on the other side.
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    Ubik Full Member

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    Don't think there's much wrong with what they did on that amendment, it's Kyle-Wilson that's the real thing.