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    Quote Originally Posted by Borchester View Post
    It always has been.

    The rule was that the Irish fought for the empire, the Scots ran it and the English spent the money.

    But we still had to hire Sikhs to keep the Muslims down.
    Where do you get this shite from?

    Do you have a never ending supply of commando comics to sell or john bull stories you tell down peckham market del????

    You are a fantasist borkie.

    If englands charge out the eu is being led by old hobbling duckers and divers like you christ help all your young folk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patman Post View Post
    The UK dumped Commonwealth readily enough when it joined the Common Market — that won’t be forgotten in a hurry...
    FT columnist peter shrimsley just made a similar point on former colonies not looking back with any affection to the empire and how many "brits" seem to fail to grasp that fact.......

    Brexit is teaching Britain its true place in the world


    The nation is facing the painful truth that the UK is not as pre-eminent as it has liked to believe
    https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/b...orld-1.3688454
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patman Post View Post
    The UK dumped Commonwealth readily enough when it joined the Common Market — that won’t be forgotten in a hurry...
    They did and should hang their heads in shame for doing so . But we are family and family forgive move on and sign trade deals .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patman Post View Post
    The UK dumped Commonwealth readily enough when it joined the Common Market — that won’t be forgotten in a hurry...
    Newzealand has already fired that shot across the bows, but with a caviat attached saying, you shat all over us but we forgive you, buy our lamb. Yum 😋
    Don't let the *******s grind you down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thomas View Post
    FT columnist peter shrimsley just made a similar point on former colonies not looking back with any affection to the empire and how many "brits" seem to fail to grasp that fact.......



    https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/b...orld-1.3688454
    See the above post.

    Hence the reason for the Olive branch.
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    Shameful yep but that was govt. not the ordinary people.
    Since 1945 how often was the legitimacy of a general election result questioned and how many received 52% of the vote?

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