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RE: Brexit

marksparks999 (Elite) posted this on Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 17:41

most of the uk population really couldn't give a 'Castlemaine XXXX' about Brexit

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RE: Brexit

bandicoot (Elite) posted this on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 12:30

Queens speech was watered down due to Mays minority government, main priority was Brexut, which will likely no longer be hard brexit, due to possible backlash by many of the tories own backbenchers. So may be a soft boiled brexit after all.

Also no mention of the grammar school agenda, or the fast track fracking agenda (good, as i hate fracking) or hitting the pensioners (thank goodness).

One thing that really stands out about this recent election is that it has put constraints on the P.M. which is a good thing.

She must be kicking herself now for calling an election in the first place.

This item was edited on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 12:52

[VIDEO] RE: Brexit

alfie noakes (Elite) posted this on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 12:34

The five stages of brexit:

1. Wild, unfounded optimism
2. DENIAL (current stage)
3. Anger
4. Grief
5. Depression

I think the brexit campaign should adopt this as their theme tune

RE: Brexit

Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 13:04

Quote:
bandicoot says...
"She must be kicking herself now for calling an election in the first place"

Like Brexit itself, no-one with a lick of sense thought it was a good idea. The only saving grace being it's put that pompous bint in her place.


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RE: Brexit

Snaps (Elite) posted this on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 13:18

Quote:
Pete-MK says...
"Like Brexit itself, no-one with a lick of sense thought it was a good idea. The only saving grace being it's put that pompous bint in her place."

I predict 18 months of stumbling about. Probably swapping leaders, possibly swapping parties but still with a small enough majority that all the EU has to do is stall and watch us fall apart.


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RE: Brexit

bandicoot (Elite) posted this on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 14:39

Do not think it is in the interest for the UK or Europe to stall over this as we have major trading agreements and taxes to sort out, plus all the legalities and laws ASAP, especially those UK citizens who are working and/or living in Europe and vice versa.

RE: Brexit

JamesW (Competent) posted this on Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 17:01

It could be in the interest of hard line Brexiters to stall. We then fall out of the EU with no deal, out of customs union, trade area and freedom of movement. UK then has to slash taxes, and state spending (e.g. privatise the NHS), and turn us into the large tax haven just off the EU shores.

RE: Brexit

Snaps (Elite) posted this on Friday, 23rd June 2017, 08:14

Happy anniversary. 
I wonder how many of the 52% are still happy?

Judging by question time last night the country is still broken and likely to be for some years.
Anyone know how you get a Dutch passport?

Snaps



My new Flash Fiction blog. All my own work
500ish




I am not young enough to know everything.

This item was edited on Friday, 23rd June 2017, 11:17

RE: Brexit

Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Friday, 23rd June 2017, 08:32

Quote:
Snaps says...
"I wonder how many of the 52% are still happy?"

No, they aren't, but they made their decisions for the wrong reasons, and it's harder to admit you screwed up.


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RE: Brexit

Snaps (Elite) posted this on Saturday, 24th June 2017, 12:59

If your nerdy enough to be interested in a podcast on the subject I recommend Brexitcast from 5Live. 
It was running as Electioncast but was well received enough that it's now regenerated, Dr Who like, into it's new guise.


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My new Flash Fiction blog. All my own work
500ish




I am not young enough to know everything.

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