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EMR Jan 19th 2017 9:36 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156332)
Well the polls predicted that Remain would win, so what does that tell you, hmm?

I would like to see a poll of those polled. " Do you actually know what membership of the single market means "

That would be more informative. or suprising in the level of knowledge or ignorance..

Former Lancastrian Jan 19th 2017 9:51 pm

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Originally Posted by EMR (Post 12156344)
I would like to see a poll of those polled. " Do you actually know what membership of the single market means "

That would be more informative. or suprising in the level of knowledge or ignorance..

Some of those who were polled were probably members of Blockbuster Video and we saw what happened to that.

Now is this a fair assessment of what the single market is
https://fullfact.org/europe/what-single-market/

Annetje Jan 19th 2017 9:52 pm

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I just love sarcasm ....

Thank God we have a Prime Minister prepared to face down anyone over Brexit – even those she once agreed with | The Independent

Dick Dasterdly Jan 19th 2017 9:54 pm

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https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...share_btn_link

In setting out the terms of engagement, May had no option but to hang tough. That is what her EU opposite numbers have been doing for six months of virtual denial of Brexit. Much of "Brussels still does not believe it will happen, while Europe’s elected politicians at least sense that anti-EU sentiment is growing in their backyards. There are stirrings of a peasants’ revolt, with votes for pitchforks. The last thing they want is a crowing, preening British leader seeking “to have my cake and eat it”. Hence their cursory treatment of May in her few EU encounters so far. To them, she is toxic.

That is why the prime minister clearly felt the need to lay the revolver of “hard Brexit” on the table, to tell the Brexit deniers that Britain would be just fine on the deep blue sea. She threatened them with a trade war and fiscal blitzkrieg. She threatened an offshore Singapore, a Grand Cayman, a 51st state of America, a thousand City traders unleashed on Europe’s banks if “passporting” is denied. Much of this was bravado, but jingoism was the tactic of the moment."


They don't like it up em Cpt. Mainwaring.

Red Eric Jan 19th 2017 9:57 pm

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Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156218)
IMF makes further U-turn on Britain's economic prospects as Brexit fears prove unfounded


The UK has defied fears of a slump in the wake of the Brexit vote, forcing the International Monetary Fund to tear up its original gloomy forecast for Britain’s economy.

The Fund had predicted that the UK economy would grow by 1.1pc in 2017. However, on Monday the international body’s economists revised upwards their downbeat assessment, instead predicting Britain would grow by 1.5pc this year.

The 0.4 percentage point upgrade is the largest upward revision the Fund has made to any of the nations or regions it covers in its latest update.

This IMF?

Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12073585)
The CBI like the corrupt IMF and others are little more than brainwashed lackeys, part funded by the EU to keep them sweet.

You don't want to go taking any notice of them :shades_smile:

Annetje Jan 19th 2017 10:02 pm

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Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156363)
https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...share_btn_link

In setting out the terms of engagement, May had no option but to hang tough. That is what her EU opposite numbers have been doing for six months of virtual denial of Brexit. Much of "Brussels still does not believe it will happen, while Europe’s elected politicians at least sense that anti-EU sentiment is growing in their backyards. There are stirrings of a peasants’ revolt, with votes for pitchforks. The last thing they want is a crowing, preening British leader seeking “to have my cake and eat it”. Hence their cursory treatment of May in her few EU encounters so far. To them, she is toxic.

That is why the prime minister clearly felt the need to lay the revolver of “hard Brexit” on the table, to tell the Brexit deniers that Britain would be just fine on the deep blue sea. She threatened them with a trade war and fiscal blitzkrieg. She threatened an offshore Singapore, a Grand Cayman, a 51st state of America, a thousand City traders unleashed on Europe’s banks if “passporting” is denied. Much of this was bravado, but jingoism was the tactic of the moment."


They don't like it up em Cpt. Mainwaring.


IDIOT

EMR Jan 19th 2017 10:04 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156363)
https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...share_btn_link

In setting out the terms of engagement, May had no option but to hang tough. That is what her EU opposite numbers have been doing for six months of virtual denial of Brexit. Much of "Brussels still does not believe it will happen, while Europe’s elected politicians at least sense that anti-EU sentiment is growing in their backyards. There are stirrings of a peasants’ revolt, with votes for pitchforks. The last thing they want is a crowing, preening British leader seeking “to have my cake and eat it”. Hence their cursory treatment of May in her few EU encounters so far. To them, she is toxic.

That is why the prime minister clearly felt the need to lay the revolver of “hard Brexit” on the table, to tell the Brexit deniers that Britain would be just fine on the deep blue sea. She threatened them with a trade war and fiscal blitzkrieg. She threatened an offshore Singapore, a Grand Cayman, a 51st state of America, a thousand City traders unleashed on Europe’s banks if “passporting” is denied. Much of this was bravado, but jingoism was the tactic of the moment."


They don't like it up em Cpt. Mainwaring.

Well done Dick as I forcast itnwould not be long before one of our brexit ultras turned into Cpl Jones.
IT says it all that your mindset is that of comedy set in the 1940s.
One thing we can rely on, in your mind whatever happens any negatives will be the EUs fault .

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Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 10:22 pm

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Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156363)
https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...share_btn_link

In setting out the terms of engagement, May had no option but to hang tough. That is what her EU opposite numbers have been doing for six months of virtual denial of Brexit. Much of "Brussels still does not believe it will happen, while Europe’s elected politicians at least sense that anti-EU sentiment is growing in their backyards. There are stirrings of a peasants’ revolt, with votes for pitchforks. The last thing they want is a crowing, preening British leader seeking “to have my cake and eat it”. Hence their cursory treatment of May in her few EU encounters so far. To them, she is toxic.

That is why the prime minister clearly felt the need to lay the revolver of “hard Brexit” on the table, to tell the Brexit deniers that Britain would be just fine on the deep blue sea. She threatened them with a trade war and fiscal blitzkrieg. She threatened an offshore Singapore, a Grand Cayman, a 51st state of America, a thousand City traders unleashed on Europe’s banks if “passporting” is denied. Much of this was bravado, but jingoism was the tactic of the moment."


They don't like it up em Cpt. Mainwaring.

But Dick, this was in The Guardian. Has the EU's grip on you got so strong that you have taken to reading this Loony Left rag? Nothing that appears in there should be taken seriously you know, as you have told us so many times.

DaveLovesDee Jan 19th 2017 10:23 pm

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Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156363)
https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...share_btn_link


In setting out the terms of engagement, May had no option but to hang tough. That is what her EU opposite numbers have been doing for six months of virtual denial of Brexit. Much of "Brussels still does not believe it will happen, while Europe’s elected politicians at least sense that anti-EU sentiment is growing in their backyards. There are stirrings of a peasants’ revolt, with votes for pitchforks. The last thing they want is a crowing, preening British leader seeking “to have my cake and eat it”. Hence their cursory treatment of May in her few EU encounters so far. To them, she is toxic.

That is why the prime minister clearly felt the need to lay the revolver of “hard Brexit” on the table, to tell the Brexit deniers that Britain would be just fine on the deep blue sea. She threatened them with a trade war and fiscal blitzkrieg. She threatened an offshore Singapore, a Grand Cayman, a 51st state of America, a thousand City traders unleashed on Europe’s banks if “passporting” is denied. Much of this was bravado, but jingoism was the tactic of the moment."

They don't like it up em Cpt. Mainwaring.

You posted a couple of paragraphs from the link, but you didn't quote the paragraph immediately after them.


There is no way Brexit can avoid going “soft” in the course of negotiation. As the veteran historian David Marquand said last week, Britain is “part” of Europe in so many ways that amputation is not an option. But there are reckless forces behind hard Brexit, on the right in Britain and among EU finance houses that might benefit from it. The fanciful timetables in May’s speech, notably on trade, may serve to spur her troops into battle, but the spectre is not of hard or soft Brexit but of shambles.
Was it because it didn't fit the story you wanted it to be.

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 10:31 pm

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Originally Posted by DaveLovesDee (Post 12156385)
You posted a couple of paragraphs from the link, but you didn't quote the paragraph immediately after them.



Was it because it didn't fit the story you wanted it to be.

To be fair, he probably didn't read the whole thing.

Dick Dasterdly Jan 19th 2017 11:28 pm

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Insults and personal abuse aside, which seems to be about all the Remoaners have left to offer these days and which indeed in its own way reflects their current bankrupt state of mind, as well as the ongoing National trend towards Brexit,
it's also been good to see their favourite mouthpiece, the Guardian, publish ever increasing numbers of pro Brexit articles recently, the like of which would have been unthinkable six months ago and furthermore point out how many pro Remain organisations got their post referendum prophecies so totally wrong.

:thumbup:

scrubbedexpat099 Jan 19th 2017 11:31 pm

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An article in the Guardian did have an interesting snippet, to cope with the current level of new arrivals a new house would need to be completed every 3 minutes.

SultanOfSwing Jan 20th 2017 3:32 am

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156420)
Insults and personal abuse aside, which seems to be about all the Remoaners have left to offer these days and which indeed in its own way reflects their current bankrupt state of mind, as well as the ongoing National trend towards Brexit,
it's also been good to see their favourite mouthpiece, the Guardian, publish ever increasing numbers of pro Brexit articles recently, the like of which would have been unthinkable six months ago and furthermore point out how many pro Remain organisations got their post referendum prophecies so totally wrong.

:thumbup:

:blah:

If contrived platitudes could be used to generate electricty, you'd end worldwide fossil fuel usage with a single post.

Red Eric Jan 20th 2017 7:09 am

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Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156420)
...it's also been good to see their favourite mouthpiece, the Guardian, publish ever increasing numbers of pro Brexit articles recently, the like of which would have been unthinkable six months ago...

Really?

Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12030860)
Forget the express,

This from the Editor of the Guardian.....



https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...y-project-fear


"Brexit Armageddon was a terrifying vision - but IT SIMPLY HASNT HAPPENED !"

Well worth a read.


EMR Jan 20th 2017 7:43 am

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Originally Posted by Red Eric (Post 12156542)
Really?

Indeed well worth a read, and that includes Dick who rarely ever reads beyond the tagline.


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