** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 100%JR » 8 Oct 2019, 12:09pm

al_yrpal wrote:The EU costs us lots...

Gut feeling again :wink:
I wish I'd know this in 2016 I would have voted leave :lol:
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby PDQ Mobile » 8 Oct 2019, 12:15pm

Psamathe wrote:Except of course the "they" is actually "us" because we have elections and get votes for MEPs,
Ian

Exactly.

But their are those who see "over the Channel" always as some sort of enemy.
It is all so very very sad.

Farage has a lot to answer for in this context.
By the way anybody seen hide or hair of him?

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 8 Oct 2019, 12:23pm

al_yrpal wrote:https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/governmentpublicsectorandtaxes/publicsectorfinance/articles/theukcontributiontotheeubudget/2017-10-31

https://fullfact.org/europe/our-eu-memb ... 5-million/

The BBC is notoriously Remain biased. As part of the establishment one cannot believe a word they say...

The EU costs us lots...

Al

Give me evidence that the UK will be better off economically,environmentally or socially outside the EU and I'll be willing to listen to a Brexit argument.
Upto now neither you or anyone else has given even the slightest inkling that would be the case either in the short,medium or even long term.

It will be a disaster for this country but for the few shape shifting neoliberalist blood suckers in our midst!
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 100%JR » 8 Oct 2019, 12:26pm

reohn2 wrote:
al_yrpal wrote:https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/governmentpublicsectorandtaxes/publicsectorfinance/articles/theukcontributiontotheeubudget/2017-10-31

https://fullfact.org/europe/our-eu-memb ... 5-million/

The BBC is notoriously Remain biased. As part of the establishment one cannot believe a word they say...

The EU costs us lots...

Al

Give me evidence that the UK will be better off economically,environmentally or socially outside the EU and I'll be willing to listen to a Brexit argument.
Upto now neither you or anyone else has given even the slightest inkling that would be the case either in the short,medium or even long term.

It will be a disaster for this country but for the few shape shifting neoliberalist blood suckers in our midst!

He hasn't been able to offer any figures for the last 1300+ pages so I doubt anything has changed.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 8 Oct 2019, 12:29pm

100%JR wrote:He hasn't been able to offer any figures for the last 1300+ pages so I doubt anything has changed.

I'm feeling optimistic :? :wink:
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby al_yrpal » 8 Oct 2019, 12:34pm

100%JR wrote:
al_yrpal wrote:The EU costs us lots...

Gut feeling again :wink:
I wish I'd know this in 2016 I would have voted leave :lol:


Wouldnt have made the slightest difference. The majority felt the same and voted leave!

Al :lol:

...and ..... https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/20 ... xit-delay/
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Oldjohnw » 8 Oct 2019, 12:50pm

If only Al and Mick were in charge of negotiation. It would all be so simple. The EU costs lots. So we'll leave tomorrow. 'Cos most people say so.

As Johnson said in the House in June 2017, " There's no plan for no deal because we're going to get a great deal".


It's all going so well.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mick F » 8 Oct 2019, 1:18pm

Hang on a sec!
No negotiations from me, other than "we should never have joined in the first place".

The issue I have, is that we voted to leave. We didn't vote for arguments or hardship or upset ........... well, I didn't anyway. Can't comment on why other folk voted leave.

I have no issues with the EU in general, but it's the U bit of it that I object to and always have done. Co-operation, trade, free movement of people etc is fine by me. In Europe, but not ruled by Europe is a mantra I can agree with.

It's a small step from European Union to Union of Europe.
Get out whilst we still can. It's going to be difficult I know, but out we should go.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 8 Oct 2019, 1:29pm

Mick F wrote:Hang on a sec!
No negotiations from me


You have no choice.

You need a relationship with them, and that means negotiations.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby horizon » 8 Oct 2019, 2:26pm

Mick F wrote:Hang on a sec!
No negotiations from me, other than "we should never have joined in the first place".



As the Irishman* said to the person asking directions: "Well, I wouldn't start from here if I were you!".

* Why does it always have to be an Irishman?
Let's just get Brexit done so that we can get on with the important job of re-joining the EU!

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Audax67 » 8 Oct 2019, 2:27pm

Mick F wrote:It's a small step from European Union to Union of Europe.


Actually it's a bloody big step - too many big fish in small ponds wanting to keep their perks, too many mendacious populists stirring the good-old-days cauldron, too many idiots ready to believe every delicious calumny about Brussels and too many journalists making their crust from helping them. Not to mention the fun of getting 27 nations with ten times that many legal advisors and five hundred times that many politicians to all agree to the same wording for a constitution, after it's been translated into their 24 official languages.

Even with good will on all sides, the United States of Europe is a long way in the future.

Anyway, look on the bright side: once the UK has crashed out, lots of folk in the City will make pots out of the plummeting pound, and there'll be lots of work for the security forces in Northern Ireland.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Audax67 » 8 Oct 2019, 2:28pm

horizon wrote:
Mick F wrote:Hang on a sec!
No negotiations from me, other than "we should never have joined in the first place".



As the Irishman* said to the person asking directions: "Well, I wouldn't start from here if I were you!".

* Why does it always have to be an Irishman?


Because our wit is too subtle for the English.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 661-Pete » 8 Oct 2019, 2:28pm

Mick F wrote:The issue I have, is that we voted to leave.
I do wish people wouldn't keep repeating that canard. What happened was, about 51% of those who actually went out to vote in 2016, voted at that time for the Leave option.

Proves nothing.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby horizon » 8 Oct 2019, 2:39pm

reohn2 wrote:Give me evidence that the UK will be better off economically,environmentally or socially outside the EU and I'll be willing to listen to a Brexit argument.


It isn't a case of the UK being better off. It's a case of a big chunk of the population feeling more secure in their identity as British.
Let's just get Brexit done so that we can get on with the important job of re-joining the EU!

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 8 Oct 2019, 2:43pm

al_yrpal wrote:
100%JR wrote:
al_yrpal wrote:The EU costs us lots...

Gut feeling again :wink:
I wish I'd know this in 2016 I would have voted leave :lol:


Wouldnt have made the slightest difference. The majority felt the same and voted leave!

Al :lol:

...and ..... https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/20 ... xit-delay/

Just shows how stupid people can be,first one Tory PM has a referendum and instantly does a runner,then another won't come up with a viable plan for leaving and does a runner,leaves a vacuum for a lying monster to step in who then tries to blame anyone but the Tory party for the shambles,whilst standing to make £ millions out of it to the cost of all of us including you Al.
And you're sucked in by this debacle :?
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