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Anti Brexit protest London

Put it to the People

Hundreds of thousands of people protesting against May and Brexit

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-47678763

https://media.nu.nl/m/37gxkivar31x_wd640.jpg

Sadiq Khan marching as well

Will May listen?

posted 4 weeks ago

“But then the 14yr olds will complain they didt get a vote at that point in time the 16yr olds could vote”

I think it’s fair that 14 would be classed as too young to vote. Don’t have a problem with 16 years olds having the vote.

posted 4 weeks ago

The number of people who have signed the petition just reached the exact population of Scotland. Coincidence?

posted 4 weeks ago

comment by San Miguel (U1449)
posted 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
comment by The Welsh Xavi (U15412)
posted 51 minutes ago
comment by San Miguel (U1449)
posted 1 day, 11 hours ago
comment by Metro.⚽️ (U6770)
posted 8 seconds ago

You’ve got to laugh at the 18 year olds who bemoan not getting to vote in 2016.

I assume these 18 year olds will be wanting another vote in 2 years time to accommodate today’s 16 year olds.

And in 2 years, the new 18 year olds will be wanting another vote for the new 16 year olds.

Repeat ad infinitum
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Exactly, it's the stupidest thing I've heard
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Why is it stupid?

If we do leave on Friday you'll have 18-19 year olds, some of who will be 20 in a couple of months, that never even got a say in what is going to influence a large portion of their adult life.

It's not like a general election where they will still be under 18 for parts of it.
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Of course it's stupid
There was a referendum where they weren't old enough to vote, that's life

When Britain joined the common market did the people who weren't old enough to vote on it ask for a re-run ?

its frankly laughable
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If we have a 2nd referendum, limit it to over 21 year olds. Those that weren't eligible to vote last time still won't be eligible. Seems fair.

posted 4 weeks ago

comment by Steve Beaglehole (U15867)
posted 44 seconds ago
comment by San Miguel (U1449)
posted 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
comment by The Welsh Xavi (U15412)
posted 51 minutes ago
comment by San Miguel (U1449)
posted 1 day, 11 hours ago
comment by Metro.⚽️ (U6770)
posted 8 seconds ago

You’ve got to laugh at the 18 year olds who bemoan not getting to vote in 2016.

I assume these 18 year olds will be wanting another vote in 2 years time to accommodate today’s 16 year olds.

And in 2 years, the new 18 year olds will be wanting another vote for the new 16 year olds.

Repeat ad infinitum
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Exactly, it's the stupidest thing I've heard
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Why is it stupid?

If we do leave on Friday you'll have 18-19 year olds, some of who will be 20 in a couple of months, that never even got a say in what is going to influence a large portion of their adult life.

It's not like a general election where they will still be under 18 for parts of it.
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Of course it's stupid
There was a referendum where they weren't old enough to vote, that's life

When Britain joined the common market did the people who weren't old enough to vote on it ask for a re-run ?

its frankly laughable
----------------------------------------------------------------------

If we have a 2nd referendum, limit it to over 21 year olds. Those that weren't eligible to vote last time still won't be eligible. Seems fair.
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Would need to be a change in law for that. Which has been in force since 1969.

Can't see how preventing millions of people to vote, on a decision which would directly impact their lives could be in any way representative of a functioning democracy.

posted 4 weeks ago

comment by FieldsofAnnieRd (U18971)
posted 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
comment by San Miguel (U1449)
posted 2 minutes ago
comment by The Welsh Xavi (U15412)
posted 51 minutes ago
comment by San Miguel (U1449)
posted 1 day, 11 hours ago
comment by Metro.⚽️ (U6770)
posted 8 seconds ago

You’ve got to laugh at the 18 year olds who bemoan not getting to vote in 2016.

I assume these 18 year olds will be wanting another vote in 2 years time to accommodate today’s 16 year olds.

And in 2 years, the new 18 year olds will be wanting another vote for the new 16 year olds.

Repeat ad infinitum
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Exactly, it's the stupidest thing I've heard
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Why is it stupid?

If we do leave on Friday you'll have 18-19 year olds, some of who will be 20 in a couple of months, that never even got a say in what is going to influence a large portion of their adult life.

It's not like a general election where they will still be under 18 for parts of it.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Of course it's stupid
There was a referendum where they weren't old enough to vote, that's life

When Britain joined the common market did the people who weren't old enough to vote on it ask for a re-run ?

its frankly laughable
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Aren’t they saying that they believe 16 should be legal voting age?

I think there’sna case of be made that 16 year olds nowadays are more politically aware than we were at that age. They also have access to more information than we did.
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Not sure if I'd have 16 as the voting age, although there is a good argument for it.

My point was more that it was always going to take 12+ months to actually leave the EU in the event leave won, so the government should have had the foresight to give those who would be 18 when they predicted we'd leave, the vote.

posted 4 weeks ago

comment by Andrew Nelson (U1734)
posted 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
14 year olds are old enough to make their own decisions so we need to put the age down to 14. Can we get back to politics though?
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Careful, you are sounding like a paedo

posted 4 weeks ago

Considering that ant decisions made will affect everyone in the future it's only a matter of time before one of you planks suggests giving babies the vote .... then someone will counter that with what about foetus's and the haven't been conceived yets.
Stick to sensible arguments perleaaaaase

posted 4 weeks ago

Well if time travellers from the future had been allowed to vote, we wouldn't be in this mess.

posted 4 weeks ago

We The Peasants, I mean The People, are not looking at the bigger picture. Aka, the Agenda (Age Ender). Which by the way, has been in the works over a century now. Be aware, be very aware... These "politicians", however stupid and idiotic and clueless they may appear to be are very far from it. And if you believe that a single person, a particular character is pulling all the strings then you have no idea. Their strings are being pulled. They are the puppets. The frontman/women.

Smell the coffee. Realize with real eyes the the real lies. Turn off the TV, throw away that "news"paper and WAKE the **** UP! Use that mind of yours for what it is. To THINK. For YOURSELF!

Wake up!!

"In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"There are no accidents in politics." - Joseph P. Kennedy (Remark to a reporter, 1960)

Classic case of Hegelian Dialectic Societal Engineering.

Divide and conquer or United We Stand?

Choose wisely.

posted 3 weeks, 6 days ago

comment by Eighties Glory Years (U22086)
posted 17 hours, 14 minutes ago
We The Peasants, I mean The People, are not looking at the bigger picture. Aka, the Agenda (Age Ender). Which by the way, has been in the works over a century now. Be aware, be very aware... These "politicians", however stupid and idiotic and clueless they may appear to be are very far from it. And if you believe that a single person, a particular character is pulling all the strings then you have no idea. Their strings are being pulled. They are the puppets. The frontman/women.

Smell the coffee. Realize with real eyes the the real lies. Turn off the TV, throw away that "news"paper and WAKE the **** UP! Use that mind of yours for what it is. To THINK. For YOURSELF!

Wake up!!

"In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"There are no accidents in politics." - Joseph P. Kennedy (Remark to a reporter, 1960)

Classic case of Hegelian Dialectic Societal Engineering.

Divide and conquer or United We Stand?

Choose wisely.

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Yep. There are those that are misinformed and those that think they aren't misinformed.

The result of Brexit and the fallout was probably decided years ago...

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