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6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...
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6/25/2016 5:53:48 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I would think the public order would suffer.
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6/25/2016 5:58:43 PM
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At 6/25/2016 5:53:48 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I would think the public order would suffer.

Indeed. Though I doubt that the House of Commons would ever agree to a second referendum anyway.
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6/25/2016 6:04:07 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

No, you can't just redo nation-wide votes because a minority didn't like it. That's like redoing an election, not just recounting the votes.

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

No, if they vote to stay the second time he doesn't have to resign.
Thoughts?

The US needs to act quickly to invade the UK.
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6/25/2016 6:12:48 PM
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At 6/25/2016 6:04:07 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

No, if they vote to stay the second time he doesn't have to resign.

He promised that he would resign by October. Not doing so would be breaking his promise.

Thoughts?

The US needs to act quickly to invade the UK.

Lol
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6/25/2016 6:25:16 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 6:12:48 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:04:07 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

No, if they vote to stay the second time he doesn't have to resign.

He promised that he would resign by October. Not doing so would be breaking his promise.

Thoughts?

The US needs to act quickly to invade the UK.

Lol

Cameron has been known to break a promise or two (hundred) in the past.
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6/25/2016 6:33:19 PM
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At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I think questioning the will of the people in this fashion is an egregious miscarriage of justice, and the politicians who support having a second vote should be replaced immediately.

Cameron should resign immediately.
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6/25/2016 6:58:04 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 6:33:19 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I think questioning the will of the people in this fashion is an egregious miscarriage of justice, and the politicians who support having a second vote should be replaced immediately.

Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

Cameron should resign immediately.

Well he's already resigning by October and I think that's sufficient time for him to sort everything out regarding who will replace him and how the transition will be made smoothly. Anything earlier than October would be too soon.
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6/25/2016 6:59:02 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 6:58:04 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:33:19 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I think questioning the will of the people in this fashion is an egregious miscarriage of justice, and the politicians who support having a second vote should be replaced immediately.

Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

That word: "whilst." Purge it from your vocabulary. It is a disgusting word.

Cameron should resign immediately.

Well he's already resigning by October and I think that's sufficient time for him to sort everything out regarding who will replace him and how the transition will be made smoothly. Anything earlier than October would be too soon.
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6/25/2016 7:00:14 PM
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At 6/25/2016 6:59:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:58:04 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:33:19 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I think questioning the will of the people in this fashion is an egregious miscarriage of justice, and the politicians who support having a second vote should be replaced immediately.

Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

That word: "whilst." Purge it from your vocabulary. It is a disgusting word.

Twice in under 5 minutes. :P

Cameron should resign immediately.

Well he's already resigning by October and I think that's sufficient time for him to sort everything out regarding who will replace him and how the transition will be made smoothly. Anything earlier than October would be too soon.
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6/25/2016 7:01:32 PM
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At 6/25/2016 7:00:14 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:59:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:58:04 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:33:19 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I think questioning the will of the people in this fashion is an egregious miscarriage of justice, and the politicians who support having a second vote should be replaced immediately.

Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

That word: "whilst." Purge it from your vocabulary. It is a disgusting word.

Twice in under 5 minutes. :P

You must stop using that word. It is nauseating.

Cameron should resign immediately.

Well he's already resigning by October and I think that's sufficient time for him to sort everything out regarding who will replace him and how the transition will be made smoothly. Anything earlier than October would be too soon.
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6/25/2016 7:03:38 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 7:01:32 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:00:14 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:59:02 PM, YYW wrote:
Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

That word: "whilst." Purge it from your vocabulary. It is a disgusting word.

Twice in under 5 minutes. :P

You must stop using that word. It is nauseating.

The sentence is grammatically correct, so I don't see what's wrong with it.
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6/25/2016 7:08:01 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 6:25:16 PM, desmac wrote:
Cameron has been known to break a promise or two (hundred) in the past.

This was a slightly different kind of promise since he made this promise whilst he was PM; it was made publicly on live TV; it regarded resignation which is different to a policy implementation lie and Cameron has no strategic benefit or advantage from lying about resignation whereas in the past his lies have been about policies which have allowed him to be elected - this isn't anything that he can benefit from by lying about it.
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6/25/2016 7:13:58 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 7:08:01 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:25:16 PM, desmac wrote:
Cameron has been known to break a promise or two (hundred) in the past.

This was a slightly different kind of promise since he made this promise whilst he was PM; it was made publicly on live TV; it regarded resignation which is different to a policy implementation lie and Cameron has no strategic benefit or advantage from lying about resignation whereas in the past his lies have been about policies which have allowed him to be elected - this isn't anything that he can benefit from by lying about it.

But he does have form.
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6/25/2016 7:26:52 PM
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At 6/25/2016 7:13:58 PM, desmac wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:08:01 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:25:16 PM, desmac wrote:
Cameron has been known to break a promise or two (hundred) in the past.

This was a slightly different kind of promise since he made this promise whilst he was PM; it was made publicly on live TV; it regarded resignation which is different to a policy implementation lie and Cameron has no strategic benefit or advantage from lying about resignation whereas in the past his lies have been about policies which have allowed him to be elected - this isn't anything that he can benefit from by lying about it.

But he does have form.

True. Though the above points seem to outweigh this.
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6/25/2016 7:47:13 PM
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At 6/25/2016 6:54:12 PM, Geographia wrote:
https://i.sli.mg...

Cameron probably regrets this tweet.

Lol, if I were him I would definitely regret that.
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6/25/2016 8:51:21 PM
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At 6/25/2016 7:03:38 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:01:32 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:00:14 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:59:02 PM, YYW wrote:
Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

That word: "whilst." Purge it from your vocabulary. It is a disgusting word.

Twice in under 5 minutes. :P

You must stop using that word. It is nauseating.

The sentence is grammatically correct, so I don't see what's wrong with it.

*vomits*
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6/25/2016 9:13:33 PM
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At 6/25/2016 8:51:21 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:03:38 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:01:32 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 7:00:14 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:59:02 PM, YYW wrote:
Fortunately, whilst it is being taken to the House of Commons I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum even though it's being discussed.

That word: "whilst." Purge it from your vocabulary. It is a disgusting word.

Twice in under 5 minutes. :P

You must stop using that word. It is nauseating.

The sentence is grammatically correct, so I don't see what's wrong with it.

*vomits*

Lol. I still don't see what your problem with the word is.
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6/25/2016 9:17:55 PM
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At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

That's an idiotic ruling. You cannot have another referendum just because you were against the outcome of the first.
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6/25/2016 9:18:11 PM
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At 6/25/2016 6:33:19 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

I think questioning the will of the people in this fashion is an egregious miscarriage of justice, and the politicians who support having a second vote should be replaced immediately.

Cameron should resign immediately.

He already resigned.
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Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

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Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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6/25/2016 9:19:24 PM
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At 6/25/2016 9:17:55 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
That's an idiotic ruling. You cannot have another referendum just because you were against the outcome of the first.

Well it's not confirmed. They are, by law, obliged to discuss it in the House of Commons due to the sheer number of signatures on the petition however I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum.
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6/25/2016 9:20:11 PM
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At 6/25/2016 9:19:24 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 9:17:55 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
That's an idiotic ruling. You cannot have another referendum just because you were against the outcome of the first.

Well it's not confirmed. They are, by law, obliged to discuss it in the House of Commons due to the sheer number of signatures on the petition however I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum.

Exactly, and they shouldn't have a second referendum.
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6/25/2016 9:21:29 PM
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At 6/25/2016 9:20:11 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 6/25/2016 9:19:24 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 9:17:55 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
That's an idiotic ruling. You cannot have another referendum just because you were against the outcome of the first.

Well it's not confirmed. They are, by law, obliged to discuss it in the House of Commons due to the sheer number of signatures on the petition however I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum.

Exactly, and they shouldn't have a second referendum.

I agree. Which is why I doubt that they'll allow it to happen.
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6/25/2016 9:21:33 PM
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At 6/25/2016 6:12:48 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 6:04:07 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

No, if they vote to stay the second time he doesn't have to resign.

He promised that he would resign by October. Not doing so would be breaking his promise.

Thoughts?

The US needs to act quickly to invade the UK.

Lol

He's supposed to resign if he fails to pass legislation. If the second referendum has the UK stay, then he didn't fail and doesn't have to resign. His "promise" is just him saying he'll do what he's supposed to do.
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6/25/2016 9:22:04 PM
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At 6/25/2016 9:21:29 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 9:20:11 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 6/25/2016 9:19:24 PM, famousdebater wrote:
At 6/25/2016 9:17:55 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
That's an idiotic ruling. You cannot have another referendum just because you were against the outcome of the first.

Well it's not confirmed. They are, by law, obliged to discuss it in the House of Commons due to the sheer number of signatures on the petition however I doubt that they'll allow there to be a second referendum.

Exactly, and they shouldn't have a second referendum.

I agree. Which is why I doubt that they'll allow it to happen.

If they did their administration will be ruined. 13 million plus voters will see to that.
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Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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6/25/2016 11:27:15 PM
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At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU...

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

This is just stupid. The majority of people voted to leave so now the UK should leave. A referendum could be declared invalid and repeated only if some grievous frauds or unintentional mistakes were made that could have influenced its result. That people protest against the outcome of this referendum doesn't surprise me. In my country, there are always some protests against the results of elections and referendums. Every citizen can file a report and all the reports are reviewed by the Supreme Court which finally declares whether some election/referendum is valid or not. However, it's not enough just to state that you aren't happy with the result, you must prove that something went wrong.

When it comes to petitions, also here the ones signed by the great number of citizens are discussed in the parliament. That doesn't mean the deputies act on them. Usually, they don't but they want to show they take the voice of the people into consideration.

I doubt that the parliament will finally vote contrary to the decision made by the majority of Brits. It would be in a bad style and I'm not sure whether the EU would be happy about that too.

Anyway, the process of leaving the EU will take some time. It won't happen immediately.
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6/26/2016 2:02:05 PM
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At 6/25/2016 11:27:15 PM, AnnaCzereda wrote:
Your post basically summarizes my views on the subject at the moment.
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6/26/2016 2:54:20 PM
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At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

No. It would be undemocratic and unfair.

Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

If the referendum happened the eurosceptics in the Conservative party would throw Cameron out. Conservatives who voted to leave would abandon the party for UKIP if they didn't.

Thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk...

There is no chance of a second referendum. The people who wanted to stay in the EU are delusional if they think it's possible. You can't ignore a referendum just because you dislike the result. That's the whole point of having one, to let the people decide.
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6/26/2016 3:45:33 PM
Posted: 5 months ago
At 6/25/2016 5:49:19 PM, famousdebater wrote:
After more than 2 million people signed a petition for the PM to redo the referendum again, it has been agreed that it will be decided in the House of Commons next week as to whether or not they hold a second referendum on the topic again to possibly change the fact that we will be leaving the EU.

To be fair, over 3 million:
https://petition.parliament.uk...


If the House of Commons agree that a second referendum will be held then that could change everything, since it gives the remain campaign more time to continue to campaign and possibly win this second referendum.

This does of course raise a few a questions:

Would it be fair for a second referendum to be held?

No. I'm quite torn about this, but I'm trying to be as objective as I can and seeing it from both sides.
The referendum has spoken, yes. The majority has won, and I suppose that's the fairest thing.

On the other hand, some people, like a few Cornish people and a few Welsh feel misled by the lies told by Nigel Farage and many others from the leave campaign. Cornwall and Wales hugely depended on EU subsidies and now there isn't a certainty the government will help them at all. That's a bit of a deception.
Some people are also fearing the division of the UK, therefore they're considering it as well.
Nigel Farage DID say that he'd want a second referendum if the remain would've won 52-48, which in this case was the other way round.
Lots of people are changing their minds, but in most cases, simply changing your mind isn't how politics work.
But at the end of the day, if a referendum has to be done again until they get the outcome they want, then what truly is the point of holding it in the first place?

At the end of the day, a second referendum is quite unlikely.


Would David Cameron still fulfill his promise to resign by October if we vote to remain in this second referendum (assuming there is one)?

Not completely sure.


Thoughts?

I'm not satisfied about the outcome, but the majority has spoken. Therefore, that's the fair thing to do.
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