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by animist
Yesterday, 1:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

INDEFINITE BREXIT? Shock leaked report reveals NO END scheduled for transition THERESA May is planning to ask the EU for flexibility on the length of the Brexit transition period – and is refusing to put a timeframe on the process. https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/921922/Brexit-news-indefini...
by animist
Yesterday, 1:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

I do actually read interesting-looking pro-Brexit articles. and this was one: http://commentcentral.co.uk/brexit-the-obvious-errors/ The author accuses Theresa May (briefly, he does admittedly say) of Hegelianism, in other words, of a tendency to compromise. What might have been more interesting wou...
by animist
Yesterday, 12:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

another of the many stories which will not be in Brexit tabloids or rubbish sites like Guido:

https://infacts.org/brexiters-heading-rocks-gibraltar/
by animist
Yesterday, 12:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

coffee wrote:Brexit 'challenging' for EU budget: Merkel

19th February 2018

https://www.expatica.com/lu/news/countr ... 14326.html
yes, so the 27 remaining EU may have a smaller budget as a result of Brexit. Plenty of good reason to be tough with Britain
by animist
Yesterday, 10:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

IS THAT IT? New anti-Brexit party launches with big bang – but only a handful of people actually turn up The turnout for the launch of the Renew Party, which is backed by French pro-EU politicians, was a bit of a flop By Natasha Clark 19th February 2018, 3:34 pmUpdated: 19th February 2018, 3:46 pm ...
by animist
Yesterday, 9:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

If you are trying to judge his view of the Policy Exchange article on the basis of ad hominem considerations like qualifications then I think that Ian is in better company than are his opponents; few economists take their rosy view of abstract economics applied to real world problems like Brexit. I...
by animist
February 19th, 2018, 12:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

'They threaten and threaten!' Brexiteer REVEALS how EU will crumble in Brexit talks LEADING Brexit supporter Bernard Jenkin has outlined exactly how Britain will succeed in the next phase of negotiations as the European Union will be forced to cave in over their demands. https://www.express.co.uk/n...
by animist
February 19th, 2018, 12:20 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Australia hints UK could join Trans-Pacific Partnership IF Britain leaves EU customs union BRITAIN could join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)regional trade group after leaving the European Union Australia’s Foreign Minister has suggested, but warned if the UK remains in the bloc's customs union...
by animist
February 18th, 2018, 4:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

And then there's this. Hmmm... interesting and indicative of his cleverness, I would say. BTW, like Dunt I am now, FWIW, a soft Brexiter since the vote went the way it did. Any problem? Err... except, if I'm reading it right, Dunt has gonc from Leave to Remain... as I say, interesting, just as I we...
by animist
February 18th, 2018, 12:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

interesting and indicative of his cleverness, I would say. BTW, like Dunt I am now, FWIW, a soft Brexiter since the vote went the way it did. Any problem? It's odd, don't you think, that many Brexiteers keep shouting about the 'Will Of The People', demanding it be carried out with all haste (due or...
by animist
February 18th, 2018, 10:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

Nick, you are a nice person who maybe cannot understand that views do change over time, especially over the EU, and that things are not black and white. The EU is a strange, changing and complex creature which has aspects which repel both political extremes, I would say. I did not vote in the 1975 r...
by animist
February 18th, 2018, 10:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

Nick wrote:And then there's this.

Hmmm...

interesting and indicative of his cleverness, I would say. BTW, like Dunt I am now, FWIW, a soft Brexiter since the vote went the way it did. Any problem?
by animist
February 17th, 2018, 12:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

How about a comment on the (altogether better) paper being discussed? :D which is? This one: https://policyexchange.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Unilateral-Free-Trade.pdf But anyway, why is the Dunt one bad? Maybe later, but for starters, it's more like tabloid sensationalism than a rational d...
by animist
February 17th, 2018, 9:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

Nick wrote:
animist wrote:
Nick wrote:
Poor.

Will that do? :)
no


Oh. :sad:

How about a comment on the (altogether better) paper being discussed? :D
which is? But anyway, why is the Dunt one bad?
by animist
February 16th, 2018, 1:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: 2016 US election
Replies: 232
Views: 25708

Re: 2016 US election

after the latest school massacre, here is the solution: http://newsthump.com/2018/02/15/nationa ... n-schools/
by animist
February 16th, 2018, 1:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

Nick, how about a comment on this? http://www.politics.co.uk/blogs/2018/02/12/tariff-sabotage-free-market-extremists-hijack-brexit-trade-c Poor. Will that do? :) no On a different topic, I was curious to see how Muslims etc voted in the referendum, and this piece shows that Muslims backed Remain ab...
by animist
February 15th, 2018, 10:58 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Sharia law in the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 773

Re: Sharia law in the UK

The UK has imported so many Muslims that they are starting to flex their muscles and want to establish "Sharia Courts". They say you are "racist" if you object. So you think you can assimilate them? One day they will assimilate you! Muslims cannot be assimilated. Once a Muslim a...
by animist
February 15th, 2018, 10:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?

New from Prof Michael Dougan: eqQJXe0t4wg I've now read so many Guido Fawkes nutters that even I instinctively want to react on seeing that Dougan is "Jean Monnet Professor". If any of them knew the Monnet name (he was the architect of the Common Market IIRC) they would say "So Douga...
by animist
February 13th, 2018, 9:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 40
Views: 397

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Not fast enough! "NEW YEAR'S LEAVE 2020 Britain to be free of Brussels on New Year’s Eve 2020 – three months early" "BRITAIN will finally cut ties with Brussels three months earlier than planned on New Year’s Eve 2020, The Sun can reveal." Here it is https://www.thesun.co.uk/new...
by animist
February 12th, 2018, 1:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3074
Views: 71867

Re: In or out?


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