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Re: Brexit

Post by Poodle » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:51 pm

Yeah - that's the one.

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Re: Brexit

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:52 pm

I don't know this Mogg fellow at all (Jacob Reese actually I assume unless corrected). Never heard of him before and not that much about Brexit either before about a month ago...but I assume that video tells me everything anyone needs or should want to know about both subjects? Fantastic video even if not interested in either.

Thanks for finding and posting.

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Re: Brexit

Post by Poodle » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:00 am

Here's a Brexit countdown timetable from the Guardian.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... approaches

This is positively my last post on this subject - it's all getting me far too hot under the collar.

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Re: Brexit

Post by TJrandom » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:04 pm

Poodle wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:00 am
Here's a Brexit countdown timetable from the Guardian.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... approaches

This is positively my last post on this subject - it's all getting me far too hot under the collar.
Say it isn't so... how else would we see through the smoke?

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Re: Brexit

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:15 pm

Yea........I didn't understand why most of the issues where so "thorny." Seems to me some boat arrives in harbor and they are either subject to EU rules or not. When not.....they are subject to individual National rules that may for obvious reasons default to the EU rules until the old rules are found?

I don't see anything thorny or confusing about such circumstances unless people want to get stupid about it...........oops.........ok. I see the issue. Still not "thorny" in the way that thorny means. "Authority" eg port officials are easily stunned into inaction. Not thorny.....just stupid.
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Re: Brexit

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:57 pm

USA news this morning covering "the new green deal" where the freshman congresscreeps are giving voice to the existential threat of AGW. Good to see. Criticized for being all socialist and totally unacceptable to what being an American is all about.

made me think of Brexit.

Too complicated, but in reality: voting issues like combating AGW or in Brexit there really should be more weight given to the votes of people who are going to have to live with the consequences. a sliding value of the vote based on your age.........even a cut off based on age. Why should some old fart even get to vote on issues that won't affect his life? Ability to get a job when you are on a pension? why should that happen? Same with AGW. Same with a lot of issues. The youth, concerned about the future, voted largely for REMAIN. The oldsters fondly remembering a time that never existed voted to Brexit.

Never trust anyone over 30. Good advice when I was 16-21-25-30-45...........still good advice now. heh, heh..... make that Trust (or don't Trust) - But Verify. I think I'm more anti-over thirty now than when I was younger. Distrust: not age related????
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Re: Brexit

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:46 pm

Fell across this video by accident. all about the Con Job and pros and cons.....................and "unpredictability vs passion==>worth hearing". Starts at 4min and goes for about 3 min. Amazing how similar his view is to mine. Makes me want to move to Beavis or whereever he said.

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Re: Brexit

Post by landrew » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:52 pm

The job of a skeptic is to investigate the unexplained; not to explain the uninvestigated.

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Re: Brexit

Post by TJrandom » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:38 pm

This seems to be a very sensible FTA – just enshrine the same terms as both countries currently have with the EU.
the agreement would maintain UK-Swiss trade under the preferential terms currently available to both countries through an EU free trade deal.
UK-Swiss free trade deal.

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Re: Brexit

Post by Poodle » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:13 am

That's the way to do it. Simple and straightforward. Two political entities striking a mutually beneficial agreement.
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Re: Brexit

Post by Poodle » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:48 am

Pull your finger out, Canada!