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E.U: Leave or Stay? Your thoughts.

Discussion in 'Serious' started by TheBlackSwordsMan, 22 Feb 2016.

  1. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    'Why did no one warn us!' exclaim people who ignored all the warnings...
     
  2. adidan

    adidan Avatar is nearly back in season.

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    Funny isn't it. A good question, that wasn't answered, was asked on QT.

    Brexit, going ahead no matter what as it's the "will off the people" even if evidence suggests it will be hugely damaging to the nation.

    A council and locals rejected some fracking company who wanted to test their area, the Government overruled them as it was in the "national interest" even though that goes agains the "will of the people".

    Hello circle, meet square.
     
  3. RedFlames

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    They answer Questions? i thought it was either a PMQs-esque slanging match or a UKIP Supporter circle-jerk most weeks...
     
  4. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    So it turns out companies in the EU are more concerned with protecting the integrity of the single market than maintaining favorable terms with the UK, how silly is that, don't they know they need us more than we need them.
     
  5. Nexxo

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    Funny thing is: Austria's Freedom Party doesn't want to leave the EU either. Neither does Germany's AfD party. France's Front National has dropped even getting rid of the Euro from their manifesto. The only party still harbouring ideas of leaving the EU are the Dutch PVV, and they haven't cottoned on yet that under Dutch constitutional law they couldn't hold an EU referendum even if they were in power.

    Also: https://www.theguardian.com/politic...spect-of-easy-uk-us-trade-deal-is-an-illusion

    Yeah, Farage got booed on that for that very same reason: he argued in favour of fracking, so an audience member pointed out that it was clearly the "will of the people", as demonstrated by the Council vote, that it shouldn't go ahead. Farage then mumbled something about perhaps they could hold a referendum on the issue... even though people had already voted against it.
     
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    Even the Danish food industry, which stands to lose access to half of its market is more concerned with preserving the Single Market. Tells you something.
     
  7. RedFlames

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    ...that no-one in the Cabinet/HMG is listening?
     
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    Someone described the government actions post maybot speech - 'A change in tone, but not in substance'
     
  10. Nexxo

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    Change in tone: "Brexit will mean losing stuff..."
    Same substance: "...and that's how far we got. Let's keep planning for unicorns!".
     
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    Brussels analysis dismisses proposed model on trade as unworkable

    While it said the prime minister had promised clarity on Britain’s hopes for a future trading relationship, it described the model she proposed as unworkable and “double cherry-picking”. It also claimed there had been “zero progress” when it came to ideas for customs cooperation.
     
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    Thick as Mince*.

    *may contain produce of EU origin.
     
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    So transparency only goes so far.

    Tories blocking the origins of that £425k donation to the DUP for Brexit adverts (much in England and not NI) from being revealed.

    Now that really makes me want to know who it was made by.
     
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    Will leak within a week. :p

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  17. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    That makes me wonder what reason the Conservatives would have for not wanting people to find out, the referendum was after all meant to be nonpartisan, unless of course it wasn't and certain people belonging to a particular party needed enough useful idiots to go along with them so they could usher in a new era of social darwinism.
     
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    The mother of all unicorns is about to follow:

    Tusk spells out in words a five year old could understand as to why including Financial Services in an FTA isn't really an option:

    Of course if someone like lets say Boris Johnson for example would understand what the problem is will be an entirely different topic.
     
  19. RedFlames

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    Needs to be written in crayon, extra large...


    ...you also need to stop Boris eating the crayons.
     
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  20. adidan

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    I think the argument is Financial Services should be in for negotiation as the EU wanted to include them when talking to the US about TTIP.
     

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