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On 9 Oct 2016 at 10:21am observer wrote:
"The ill-thought-out ideas emanating from the hard Brexiters are alarming and unpleasant. These people know only what they do not like. They have little idea how to replace the hard-won principles and institutions they traduce. They convey an undertone of intolerance and xenophobia. They are a testament to what looks increasingly like a retreat from Britain's liberal, inclusive and open-minded tradition and a return to a narrow, delusional world of Little England"
On 9 Oct 2016 at 11:15am Tim Twaddle wrote:
And ??
On 9 Oct 2016 at 11:19am where-is my country? wrote:
well said
i so want my inclusive and welcoming country back, ie the summer of 2012 when people from all around the world were brought close to our hearts and loved by one and all
On 9 Oct 2016 at 12:36pm observing what? wrote:
Yeh isn't the EU so lovely and *liberal* that's why the far right are on the march, border fences are being put up, Hungary has banned any new migrants, 5000 suicides in Greece from EU austerity, mass privitisation also in Greece by Germany, 50% Youth unemployment in southern countries, 10,000 EU bureaucrats paid more than the prime minister, Goldman sachs former employees installed in positions of power, TTIP that wonderful EU trade deal so corporations could of sued the NHS, supported putsch in Ukraine, no democracy, no accountability,
Actually Britain is and continues to be a far more tolerant and sensible place than you think, if only you could think a bit harder.
On 9 Oct 2016 at 5:06pm Clifford wrote:
Well said, observing what? I wonder whether any of those people who voted your comment down could say what was factually wrong about your comment on the EU neo-liberal project?

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