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E.U: Leave or Stay? Your thoughts.

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

  1. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    David Allen Green is having a field day over on Twitter...
     
  2. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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  3. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    True.

    If they agree with the High Court then they effectively say the higher Appeal Court in Scotland's facts can't be considered as it's solely a political matter.

    That would be very dangerous, in the future any executive could shut down Parliament and give whatever jumped up reason they wanted and it couldn't be challenged in the courts.
     
  4. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Govt: The Yellowhammer leak is old news

    Parly: show us the current plan then

    Govt: erm... yeah... about that...

     
  5. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    So the government's own assessment, written by the Brexiteers themselves is,

    Multi day queues at the border,
    Shortages of fresh food,
    Shortages of essential medical supplies,
    Businesses failing,
    Care for the elderley breaking down,
    Riots.

    Yet they are doing everything in their power to make it happen. I wonder what the Daily Heil and the other red tops will have to say about it, presumably they'll declare it fake news or something.
     
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  6. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    It's basically word for word identical to the thing that leaked to the sunday times... y'know the thing HMG said was total bollocks...

     
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  7. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Cummings probably ate the real one so they just took the leaked one and published that:p
     
  8. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Or, and this is most likely... their cries of 'it's bollocks and/or out of date... we have a better, more up to date one' when it leaked were, as per, ********. And the one they were dismissing as bollocks and out of date was in fact the up to date one and the only one they had...

    ...like iirc when they were forced into releasing the 'sectoral analyses' Davis kept banging on about. only when parly passed a motion going 'we demand to see them', did they basically admit 'yeah, we don;t actually have them, here's some notes a lost intern made instead'
     
  9. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    I was expecting something a little more exhaustive, I've seen PowerPoint presentations with more content than that, the entire UK could face disruption and all our government comes up with are 5 pages that amount to little more than we've really FUBAR with this Brexit thing ain't we.
     
  10. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    You expected more from Team Incompetence?

    I'd be impressed if this collection of braying ****tards could find their way out of a wet paper bag with a guide at this point.
     
  11. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    As Gove admitted to using Coke I think it should be challenged as whether he's in full control.

    Oh and then put in prison, you know, for breaking the law and all that. How can we be confident he won't break the law again?...
     
  12. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    A very big part of me wants to put him, and not just him, in a ditch using a truck. If only violence was the answer..
     
  13. Anfield

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    Yep, they are either hiding a couple thousand pages or aren't fit to water a house plant...
    take your pick.
     
  14. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Supposedly Yellowhammer was the "base scenario" (i.e. the most likely outcomes,) and labelled as such in the original leak; the released version rebrands the same content to a worst-case scenario without actually changing anything else (other than redacting Section 15.)

    The really interesting document, so I hear, is Black Swan - the actual worst-case scenario. Which, I assume, reads something like a background document for a British reboot of Mad Max. Irate Maximilian, if you will.

    Oh, and for the curious - here's what the redacted Section 15 said in the leaked version:

    15. Facing EU tariffs makes petrol exports to the EU uncompetitive. Industry had plans to mitigate the impact on refinery margins and profitability but UK Government policy to set petrol import tariffs at 0% inadvertently undermines these plans. This leads to significant financial losses and announcement of two refinery closures (and transition to import terminals) and direct job losses (about 2,000). Resulting strike action at refineries would lead to disruptions to fuel availability for 1-2 weeks in the regions directly supplied by the refineries.

    SUNLIT UPLANDS! BREXIT DIVIDEND! ADEQUATE FOOD, BUT MAYBE NOT PETROL. OR JOBS, FOR THAT MATTER. GO GET 'EM, BORIS!
     
  15. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    "inadvertently" :duh:
     
  16. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    BLACK SWAN: "Turns out the plug is on the EU side of the channel and Macron like the popping sound it makes when pulled. England slowly sinks into the sea".
     
  17. RedFlames

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  18. VipersGratitude

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    Ask your local Nexxo about Johan de Witt
     
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  19. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    In our defence, the mob that lynched him roasted his liver before they ate it.

    I mean, we're not savages.
     
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  20. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    If you're roasting liver you are, that stuff has to be pan fried. ;)
     
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