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by Nick
March 27th, 2018, 2:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 123975

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Just a musing, not a Brexit point, I wonder what the Irish Republic said about erecting a hard border when it left the UK...? (Apart, of course, from saying that the whole of the island of Ireland should have left).
by Nick
March 27th, 2018, 2:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

go on, enlighten us. This is based on independent (not Independent) analysis. Having said that, I don't see why our IMPORTS from the EU would be subject to tariffs, though I do see that our EXPORTS to the EU would be. The article could be clearer on this Precisely, animist! Gold star! Go to the top...
by Nick
March 27th, 2018, 1:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of Government (if any)
Replies: 3234
Views: 200330

Re: The future of Government (if any)

Nick, you said: There's a rather obvious answer to your puzzlement: that you are wrong. Which I think you are. ISTM you don't understand the stats. Your, you, you, you and you: you attributed those sentiments directly to me. I am not the author of that piece. I just thought you might possibly have ...
by Nick
March 27th, 2018, 11:07 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of Government (if any)
Replies: 3234
Views: 200330

Re: The future of Government (if any)

Those eye-popping 6.5% to 29% NHS pay rises are a lie – and I can prove it There's a rather obvious answer to your puzzlement: that you are wrong. Which I think you are. ISTM you don't understand the stats. This no comment on how appropriate or otherwise is the proposed pay-deal, just a tiny bit of...
by Nick
March 26th, 2018, 8:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? ‘No deal’ Brexit could cost UK retail industry £7.8bn in extra tariffs, new research shows :hilarity: A truly spectacular example of the utter stupidity of which the Indy is capable! You do understand why, don't you, Alan? go on, enlighten us. ...
by Nick
March 26th, 2018, 6:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Paid for by whom....? Follow the money!!
by Nick
March 26th, 2018, 2:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of Government (if any)
Replies: 3234
Views: 200330

Re: The future of Government (if any)

Those eye-popping 6.5% to 29% NHS pay rises are a lie – and I can prove it In short, the government – and the 13 unions who have agreed to sign up to these bogus figures, with the notable exception of the GMB – have misled NHS staff into thinking their pay rises over the next 3 years are vastly gre...
by Nick
March 26th, 2018, 1:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Alan H wrote:Strong and Stable. Providing clarity and stability: Transition deal offers no relief to City of London
Yet another example of the EU machine being complete bastards, even though it will hit them too. And you wonder why we are leaving?
by Nick
March 26th, 2018, 1:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? ‘No deal’ Brexit could cost UK retail industry £7.8bn in extra tariffs, new research shows A ‘no deal’ hard Brexit could cost the UK retail industry £7.8bn in extra tariffs, new research shows. :hilarity: A truly spectacular example of the utte...
by Nick
March 26th, 2018, 11:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 1653
Views: 123975

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

I think DD has it right. :D Though agreement (of some sort) is indeed probable, such an agreement, given the EU's aggressive stance would indeed seem incredible! :D
by Nick
March 25th, 2018, 12:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

For the last few weeks, senior Brexiters have had a very specific script. Straw man not a straw man because not an argument, just an introductory comment! He's making a specific claim, which is untrue, and then attacking it. Classic straw man tactics. He estimated the savings to be around 21%. Nope...
by Nick
March 23rd, 2018, 10:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Alan H wrote:
Nick wrote:
Alan H wrote:Who claimed that?
Wrong tense. I refer you to your own post. :rolleyes:
I never claimed it was either good or bad.
So you still don't understand. Oh well, never mind. :yawn:
by Nick
March 23rd, 2018, 10:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Just how democratic is the EU? Nope. It's still undemocratic. no go, Nick. Answer the points made in the article, PURLEAS! I did, animist (,albeit briefly, as Alan is disinclined to discuss much these days). Have a look at my post, rather than Alan's cropped response. And btw, i gave a long respons...
by Nick
March 22nd, 2018, 7:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Have the Daily Mail, Express and Sun exploded yet, coffee? Blue passports and public procurement Doesn't mean it's not a good thing, does it? Who claimed that? Wrong tense. I refer you to your own post. :rolleyes: It's confirmation that we will be able to trade freely with the EU, isn't it? LOL! An...
by Nick
March 22nd, 2018, 6:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Have the Daily Mail, Express and Sun exploded yet, coffee? Blue passports and public procurement Britain has announced that its contract to produce the new blue, post-Brexit passport is set to be awarded to Gemalto, a Franco-Dutch company. This, of course, disappointed the incumbent provider De La ...
by Nick
March 22nd, 2018, 6:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

Just how democratic is the EU? The old jibe that the EU is undemocratic just doesn’t bear up to scrutiny, says MALCOLM TURNER. It is high time this myth was debunked. Nope. It's still undemocratic. one big advantage of the present system is that populists, isolationists, nationalists and nativists ...
by Nick
March 22nd, 2018, 12:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Positive Money videos
Replies: 25
Views: 3780

Re: Positive Money videos

in a way, yes thanks, but what you seem to be talking about are demand and supply in the "real" economy, not about money. And there's no money in the "real" economy? :shrug: I am not saying that myself, but it seems to be how people distinguish between the financial system and the economy as a whol...
by Nick
March 22nd, 2018, 2:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

so much for lower prices as a result of Brexit - they are outweighed by the increased costs we are already paying. This is the finding of the Institute for Fiscal Studies http://www.politics.co.uk/blogs/2018/03/20/those-post-brexit-trade-deals-will-only-cut-costs-by-1-2 Moe confusion from Ian Dunt....
by Nick
March 21st, 2018, 11:59 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3936
Views: 243384

Re: In or out?

so much for lower prices as a result of Brexit - they are outweighed by the increased costs we are already paying. This is the finding of the Institute for Fiscal Studies http://www.politics.co.uk/blogs/2018/03/20/those-post-brexit-trade-deals-will-only-cut-costs-by-1-2 Moe confusion from Ian Dunt....
by Nick
March 21st, 2018, 11:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Is Earth overpopulated with humans?
Replies: 15
Views: 2377

Re: Is Earth overpopulated with humans?

Compassionist wrote:I agree. Thanks for sharing your wisdom.
:redface: I've never been called wise before! :laughter: Thank you Compassionist! :D