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Second quote of the day

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Bloke on the M4 in the comments at Tim Worstall’s blog: I want a delay because every day, every vote, the Conservatives are going to lose people who will never return. 2 years would be perfect. Give Farage a nice bit of breathing space to destroy Conservative councils up and down England and Wales. Really […]

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Quote of the day

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John Duckett in the comments: Parliament rules because we give it consent through the electoral process. We gave quite clear instructions that the UK was to leave the EU. If they cannot or will not comply with those instructions then we must withdraw our consent to be governed by them. I am not advocating violence, […]

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Pull the plug

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The Telegraph reports: a bill to change the day of our EU exit and bind the Government into a permanent customs union If I had any cartooning skill then right now I’d be drawing a cartoon of Parliament trying to force the UK into a customs union, while the ERG are about to yank the […]

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The chlorinated chicken hysteria

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The Guardian has been going on again about the recent Brexit boogieman of ‘chlorinated chicken’ from the US: All of which brings us to our second glimpse of the kind of deal a post-Brexit UK might expect from the US. On Thursday Lighthizer released Washington’s “negotiating objectives”, starting with “comprehensive market access for US agricultural […]