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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9780 on: February 12, 2021, 07:27:33 PM »
There’s one sure way unionism can have the NI protocol scrapped, and that’s to have a border poll ...  that will sort it out once and for all!

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9781 on: February 13, 2021, 12:31:46 PM »
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« Reply #9782 on: February 18, 2021, 10:12:32 AM »
BBC News - Lord Frost: Brexit negotiator joins cabinet to deal with EU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-56101215

Not good news for anyone wanting a smooth working UK/EU relationship - with the added irony of a 'faceless unelected bureaucrat' being elevated to a ministerial position.

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« Reply #9783 on: February 18, 2021, 11:16:08 AM »
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« Reply #9784 on: February 18, 2021, 12:05:09 PM »
Matthew O'Toole seems to be articulating the opportunities very well. NI does have a unique opportunity and Unionism is stupid if they cannot see that.

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« Reply #9785 on: February 18, 2021, 12:51:26 PM »
Matthew O'Toole seems to be articulating the opportunities very well. NI does have a unique opportunity and Unionism is stupid if they cannot see that.

Unionism is controlled by paramilitaries/OO. Remember the DUP were all for the protocol in the first week of January. A wonderful opportunity we were told.
Cue the rabble rousing by the "Community leaders" and now the DUP think its a betrayal of Ulster.

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« Reply #9786 on: February 18, 2021, 01:00:00 PM »
Brexit means Brexit, I think Unionist leaders obsession with UKexit is where the problem lies, they aren't British, sin é

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« Reply #9787 on: February 18, 2021, 01:28:50 PM »
Matthew O'Toole seems to be articulating the opportunities very well. NI does have a unique opportunity and Unionism is stupid if they cannot see that.

Unionism is controlled by paramilitaries/OO. Remember the DUP were all for the protocol in the first week of January. A wonderful opportunity we were told.
Cue the rabble rousing by the "Community leaders" and now the DUP think its a betrayal of Ulster.
Exactly.
Remember the May deal in 2017.
DUPUDA, instead of elected representatives consulting with constituents etc, ran off to consult the Orange Order and the UDA.
The former have only one word in their vocabulary (NO!!!).
In any normal Country the sight of politicians consulting an illegal murdering drug dealing shower of scumbags would be the end of that party.
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« Reply #9788 on: February 18, 2021, 01:41:21 PM »
Ignoring Stormont Politicians is probably the right thing to do

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/northern-leaders-to-meet-eu-official-in-charge-of-post-brexit-ni-trade-1.4488444?mode=amp

It's entirely the right thing to do.

The DUP are spinning this that we can't get deliveries in from GB from Amazon and the likes which is utter balls.

The may be teething problems with groupage but once the couriers prevent taking on consignments without the correct paperwork even it won't be so troublesome..

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9789 on: February 18, 2021, 05:12:01 PM »
Ordered couple of things from Amazon on Monday evening, were delivered yesterday, no problems. For someone who purports to be a good living Christian, Foster is one lying bastard.

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« Reply #9790 on: February 18, 2021, 06:08:21 PM »
https://www.ft.com/content/de3c9538-5388-44a1-9bf4-51c4da482d4a

Both sides are beginning to realise that Brexit is not an event but an ongoing process that will be shaped by the sort of relationship they now develop.
Six weeks in, they have still not decided what sort of divorce they want — whether it will be a cordial separation or a rolling series of confrontations

“Is there going to be healthy competition or will you end up in all-out confrontation and conflict? It’s not clear which way it will go,” says Maddy Thimont Jack, Brexit expert at London’s Institute for Government.
“This will get messy,” says one EU diplomat. There is a feeling towards London that “you wanted this — this is your problem and you can solve it yourself”.

One senior EU official says: “There has to be a wish to change things. If not, we will be in a tough, ‘permanent alert’ situation. It would be unfortunate if there was a tit-for-tat relationship.”
Most goods would continue to move between the two sides without tariffs, but Johnson’s decision to quit the single market and customs union meant that trade would be hit by a mass of paperwork and border checks.
“Britain is still approaching everything very politically,” says a senior EU diplomat close to the discussions. “The EU is willing to be pragmatic but we’ve not seen that on the London side.”
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« Reply #9791 on: February 18, 2021, 06:36:56 PM »
Matthew O'Toole seems to be articulating the opportunities very well. NI does have a unique opportunity and Unionism is stupid if they cannot see that.

Unionism is controlled by paramilitaries/OO. Remember the DUP were all for the protocol in the first week of January. A wonderful opportunity we were told.
Cue the rabble rousing by the "Community leaders" and now the DUP think its a betrayal of Ulster.
Exactly.
Remember the May deal in 2017.
DUPUDA, instead of elected representatives consulting with constituents etc, ran off to consult the Orange Order and the UDA.
The former have only one word in their vocabulary (NO!!!).
In any normal Country the sight of politicians consulting an illegal murdering drug dealing shower of scumbags would be the end of that party.
You do know who 'DUPUDA' are in government with?

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« Reply #9792 on: February 18, 2021, 06:57:54 PM »
I do.
One of those Parties may be still under the control of the "PIRA Army Council".
Security assessments were that this body doesn't do paramilitary business or crime any more.
I'm not aware of said Party consulting active paramilitaries or criminals or an extremist Catholic Religious organisation  before making a political decision.
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« Reply #9794 on: February 20, 2021, 06:38:38 PM »
https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/david-trimble-tear-up-the-northern-ireland-protocol-to-save-the-belfast-agreement-1.4489873

BTL comments are a hoot.
They sure are

The DUP.rejected every single alternative and was then shafted by Johnson. This did not require consent.
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