If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

- George Washington

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Head/Brick Wall Interface

I wasn't quick enough and Daniel Hutchinson beat me to it. I had an idea that if no-one else did, I would set up another e-petition asking the same question as the last one. After all, if the EU can keep asking people referendum questions until it gets the answer it desires, why can't we do the same? But it has been done already, so I have merely had to sign someone else's handiwork.
Referendum on the European Union

Responsible department: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

We, the people of the United Kingdom, are dissatisfied with the result of the EU Referendum Debate on 24 October 2011 and would like the House of Commons to reconsider its decision in light of this petition and grant us an opportunity through a referendum to express our desire on the relationship with the EU.
2784 at time of writing. There have been almost a hundred signatures since I started writing this post.

The e-petition is here. Do your duty. And tell your friends. If five people read this and sign, and then each tells five more ...

UPDATE: 10:51 26/10/2011 - reached 5000 signatures.

UPDATE 2: 15:16 26/10/2011 - 6075 signatures.


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