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« Reply #3780 on: January 12, 2018, 10:58:06 AM »
Farage did say we'd be better in EU with a soft Brexit as at least MEP's would have input on some decisions.

and he'd get his EU pension!

Heís getting it anyway
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« Reply #3781 on: January 12, 2018, 11:58:28 AM »
Farage did say we'd be better in EU with a soft Brexit as at least MEP's would have input on some decisions.

and he'd get his EU pension!

Heís getting it anyway
His plans to be big in the US look like they've slowed down.

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« Reply #3782 on: January 18, 2018, 11:56:15 PM »
Brexitís hardly been mentioned all week. You think the publicís bored stiff?  Has anybody considered how it compromises the constitutional law of Northern Ireland? Like GB we arenít fortunate to have a written constitution, not that that matters much.  EU law and the Belfast Agreement have become woven into our law over the last 30-40 yrs.  We mightnít have had much of a legislative assembly but we certainly had a functioning executive and a rigorous judiciary.  Plenty of talk of Ďprerogative powerí.  Wonder what our friends in the U.S. would make of our checks and balances?  Is Trumpís democracy lesser or greater than ours?

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« Reply #3783 on: January 26, 2018, 02:21:06 AM »
Well, as Napoleon said, glory is fleeting and obscurity is forever.

The world has turned, the global economy recovers, the seeds of growth are evident everywhere.

Well not quite everywhere, while the US economy is looking at a 2.7% growth and the EU is looking at 2.2%, the UK is shaping up for a not so mighty 1.5% versus a very hefty 3% inflation rate.

With the UK not legally able to negotiate trade deals on their own until they exit the EU the British prime minister spoke to an empty room at Davos, while Macron's session had folks lining up for an hour to get in.

When do you draw the line between the will of the people and the good of the people?

The UK is not yet facing the harsh dividing line of the US, but it must be clear to those who care to look, that the EU exit may well put the final nail in the Empires coffin. In doing so they are consigning their youth to the economic conditions suffered by the Irish for centuries. Will be interesting to see whether the English attitudes start to change when they start losing their best and brightest to the growing economies of the world. In what diminished state will they implore the EU to rejoin?

While there is a temptation to spitefully wish ill on the English, the ramifications for Ireland of their nearest trading partner's economic road to ruin will be significant. The short sighted will clamour to leave also, without seeing the implications in the long term of getting on a sinking ship. Preparations should be made for decreased UK trade and a significant investment made in direct trading routes with continental ports. The status of the North will remain in flux for 20 years until a generation passes and the economic implications of reunification are plain to all.

Welcome to the brave New world...

« Last Edit: January 26, 2018, 02:41:54 AM by heganboy »
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« Reply #3784 on: January 26, 2018, 08:00:35 AM »
Well, as Napoleon said, glory is fleeting and obscurity is forever.

The world has turned, the global economy recovers, the seeds of growth are evident everywhere.

Well not quite everywhere, while the US economy is looking at a 2.7% growth and the EU is looking at 2.2%, the UK is shaping up for a not so mighty 1.5% versus a very hefty 3% inflation rate.

With the UK not legally able to negotiate trade deals on their own until they exit the EU the British prime minister spoke to an empty room at Davos, while Macron's session had folks lining up for an hour to get in.

When do you draw the line between the will of the people and the good of the people?

The UK is not yet facing the harsh dividing line of the US, but it must be clear to those who care to look, that the EU exit may well put the final nail in the Empires coffin. In doing so they are consigning their youth to the economic conditions suffered by the Irish for centuries. Will be interesting to see whether the English attitudes start to change when they start losing their best and brightest to the growing economies of the world. In what diminished state will they implore the EU to rejoin?

While there is a temptation to spitefully wish ill on the English, the ramifications for Ireland of their nearest trading partner's economic road to ruin will be significant. The short sighted will clamour to leave also, without seeing the implications in the long term of getting on a sinking ship. Preparations should be made for decreased UK trade and a significant investment made in direct trading routes with continental ports. The status of the North will remain in flux for 20 years until a generation passes and the economic implications of reunification are plain to all.

Welcome to the brave New world...

DragHi can't raise interest rates. This is more important than an expected growth rate . We are not in business as usual.

Re the US the thing now is to have growth that does not benefit ordinary people. It happens when a minority owns a majority of assets.
« Last Edit: January 26, 2018, 08:41:40 AM by seafoid »
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« Reply #3785 on: January 29, 2018, 02:14:25 AM »
Now the two main political parties in the UK are trying to get their act together. This last week has seen the Labour party pull together to decide whether they are going to grab the bull by the horns and go full anti Brexit. On the other hand may is facing a vote of no confidence if she doesn't clarify her position. Both sides of her party starting to push her around...

Is the penny about to drop...
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« Reply #3786 on: January 29, 2018, 02:58:16 AM »
Now the two main political parties in the UK are trying to get their act together. This last week has seen the Labour party pull together to decide whether they are going to grab the bull by the horns and go full anti Brexit. On the other hand may is facing a vote of no confidence if she doesn't clarify her position. Both sides of her party starting to push her around...

Is the penny about to drop...

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/28/brexit-passions-tory-theresa-may
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« Reply #3787 on: January 30, 2018, 10:44:53 AM »
The future is bright shіte in the sunny uplands of Brexit.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42867668
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« Reply #3788 on: January 30, 2018, 10:55:32 AM »
The future is bright shіte in the sunny uplands of Brexit.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42867668

More experts??!! Yeah jog on mate we'll be grand!

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« Reply #3789 on: January 30, 2018, 03:57:40 PM »
The future is bright shіte in the sunny uplands of Brexit.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42867668

More experts??!! Yeah jog on mate we'll be grand!

Can't wait for my blue passport.

Some incredible stuff from Brexit ministers today, saying these forecasts are wrong because every Treasury forecast is wrong...

The Treasury saying Brexit will be a complete f**k up whereas the Brexiteers are saying that wrong, it'll just be a normal f**k up.

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« Reply #3790 on: January 31, 2018, 06:44:18 PM »
This is the part where MR2 steps in to tell us all we have to stop talking about it cos a bottle of Lambrini is still a fiver in Winemark  ::)

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« Reply #3791 on: February 01, 2018, 09:14:21 AM »
Now May is saying that the impact forecasts leaked this week are preliminary analyses and besides, ministers haven't signed off on them yet.  As a commentator has said "I thought you based policy on the evidence, not based the evidence on your policy".

Brexiteers really can't see beyond the dogma.  They're like party apparatchiks in the old Soviet Union.

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« Reply #3792 on: February 01, 2018, 10:26:54 AM »
This is the part where MR2 steps in to tell us all we have to stop talking about it cos a bottle of Lambrini is still a fiver in Winemark  ::)

Wouldnt drink that stuff, this is the bit were I step in and say, I didnt vote for brexit, Ive no control over it and neither do you or seafoid, its happened and thats that! moaning and complaining and worrying over it wont make it go away

Nobody in Government actually thought this was a good idea, thats why Cameron threw it out there, not thinking there was enough stupid cnuts who'd actually believe it would work out better..

The cost of living is still raising and hasnt really went down since the banks fcuked up and that was way before brexit, but hey you've managed to live through that balls up.. so dry your eyes roll up your sleeves and get on with it..

Oh and Tesco is doing 25% off when you buy 6 or more bottles  ::)
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« Reply #3793 on: February 01, 2018, 10:55:17 AM »
And ye'll be able to get blue passports as well (for those who want them of course)
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« Reply #3794 on: February 01, 2018, 11:09:55 AM »
And ye'll be able to get blue passports as well (for those who want them of course)

https://youtu.be/68ugkg9RePc

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