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by Richard28
Mon May 21, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The atricle is behind a paywall, so I cant read the rest of it, however Gove says that: " Britain is now one of the countries with the “warmest attitude to migration” in Europe and said that the Brexit vote has “boosted liberalism”. " what planet is this man living on? :roll: Brexit is all...

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by Richard28
Fri May 18, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Seems like UK want to stay inside Custom union (without calling it Custom Union) until further notice; https://www.politico.eu/article/brexit-customs-trade-eu-northern-ireland-uk-officials-float-brexit-customs-compromise/ So this solves Ireland border, border troubles UK France etc. I read it like ...

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by Richard28
Thu May 17, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Meanwhile Dublin can benefit from our stupidity, e.g. winning Thomson Reuters foreign exchange derivative trading business (where $300 billion a day is traded) from London - more of your "project fear" slowly coming true sevenair? http://uk.businessinsider.com/r-thomson-reuters-to-move-fo...

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by Richard28
Thu May 17, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The Republic of Ireland are saying that no agreement is remotely close on the Irish border and that a hard Brexit is looking like a "serious possibility" https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/styles/article_large/public/thumbnails/image/2018/05/17/11/leo-varadkar.png so much for the...

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by Richard28
Thu May 17, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yanny or Laurel
Replies: 24
Views: 621

Re: Yanny or Laurel

Laurel for me - but I'm the only one in my office who does - they all here Yanni! Weird!

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by Richard28
Thu May 17, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

US trade deals are not looking rosy for the UK https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5afc2f7b1a0000c704cded7b.jpeg?ops=scalefit_630_noupscale Reported in the Daily Express (of all places) that US intends to use negotiations to increase UK drug prices for the NHS to benefit the US consumer. https://ww...

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Meanwhile Dublin can benefit from our stupidity, e.g. winning Thomson Reuters foreign exchange derivative trading business (where $300 billion a day is traded) from London - more of your "project fear" slowly coming true sevenair? http://uk.businessinsider.com/r-thomson-reuters-to-move-fo...

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Could anyone imagine if we remaining in the EU and the Irish wanted to join the Schengen Disaster Zone and we told them they could leave because of the Irish border. It would be different then wouldn’t it? The Irish border is just a desperate attempt to get us to stay in and to indulge the anglopho...

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Still the Irish border is being used despite there being fiscal differences, differing tax levels, different currencies, different speed limits all on the same island they're claiming that Brexit can't happen! The remain ultras, the EU and Irish are all using it to keep us in the EU. What nonsense....

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "god" a myth?
Replies: 192
Views: 5633

Re: Is "god" a myth?

are you willing to gamble that there is not a God? If there is not, take your 80 supposed years and enjoy them anyway you may choose, but if you are wrong and there is a God, you may suffer for your lack of belief or your choice to live an immoral life style, whatever that maybe. . but which God sh...

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to switch LAS to LHR in S19 ?
Replies: 36
Views: 6060

Re: VS to switch LAS to LHR in S19 ?

TC957 wrote:
The slot at LHR will come from VS reducing LAX from 3 to 2 a day according to that V-flyer thread. Mention of LHR-BOS getting extra frequencies in S19 too.


I would guess that LAX would upgrade from B789 to A35K at the same time to make up for the lost frequency.

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

https://blogs.ec.europa.eu/ECintheUK/euromyths-a-z-index/ Maybe something to read and consider. Who created theses myths and why ? excellent link Olddog - thanks. Boris Johnson no less made up a lot of them. He was based in Brussels when working for the Telegraph, who basically understood that such...

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Theresa May is planning another way to kick the can further down the road.... https://img.rasset.ie/000fab19-800.jpg According to an article from RTE, a "third option" on the customs union, which basically involves continuing with it, but calling it something different, in order to look li...

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by Richard28
Wed May 16, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Registered for postal voting today so I did. GE18 is brewing. I can feel it my waters. Ireland's desperate attempt to keep us in the EU and the remain ultras indulgence of thei' attempts hasn't stopped Brexit tragically. We need the remoaners out. Real Brexiteers to deliver a real Brexit. Call it '...

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by Richard28
Tue May 15, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

sevenair wrote:
#DespiteBrexit


#BrexitHasNotHappenedYet

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I have said i'm more than happy to see the UK pay the EU to have access to the Market. But, what it's paying now is unsustainable. Seriously? What amount would be sustainable in your eyes? We currently pay 0.7% of tax take on the EU... that is less than overseas aid, less than housing and utilities...

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Do you think that the Brexiteers will not have foreseen this and will not have worked out trade deals in the booming Asian fishery market already, that will be signed 1 minute after the UK is finally free again? No I don't have much confidence in this at all. Trade deals have to work for both parti...

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

They can sell the fish to any other country in the World. #GoingGlobal #DespiteBrexit. Did you even read the article seahawk? (judging by the speed of your reply I guess not) Reverting to WTO rules would cause a £9m hit to Falkland Island revenue - that is equivalent to £2,600 per head of populatio...

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The Falkland Islands meantime are going to be devastated by leaving the Single Market https://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/south-america/falkland-islands/map_of_falkland-islands.jpg https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-falklands-islands-single-market-trade-eu-fishing-loligo-squid-gover...

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Brexit meets the twilight zone! https://bsc.ius.edu.ba/sites/default/files/field/image/eu.jpg The UK will host a conference to the Balkan states to encourage them to join the EU, on the basis that it will dleiver "security, stability and prosperity". https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/p...

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Not the point. I've been trying to give a definition of independence and how an "entity" shall we call it, in the case of Indonesia became independent of the dutch empire. Indonesia became independent through bloody conflict, having been ruled over not through its choosing. The UK, joined...

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by Richard28
Mon May 14, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Neither is the UK, as the EU dictates the laws. Therefore Brexit must bring full control back to the UK. No, that is fundamentally incorrect. Each of the 28 EU countries appoints a commissioner which puts together new largislation for consideration to the European Parliament which consists of MEPs,...

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by Richard28
Sun May 13, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Am not sure what a liberal leaver is either. I suspect that as Brexit day looms, many of the protagonists will try and disassociate themselves with the version of Brexit being delivered ‘it’s not my fault’ will be more and more familiar, with such new names being invented. On a lighter note I saw t...

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by Richard28
Sun May 13, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

sevenair wrote:
Richard28 wrote:
Yep, theee has never been a British terrorist, ever!

Leaving the EU and inflicting economic self harm is a great way of dealing with terrorism!

/sarcasm


Where did I claim it would my friend?


Where did I say it was from you?

Do pay attention sevenair!

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by Richard28
Sun May 13, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Yep, theee has never been a British terrorist, ever!

Leaving the EU and inflicting economic self harm is a great way of dealing with terrorism!

/sarcasm

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by Richard28
Sun May 13, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

sevenair wrote:


All of that has nothing to do with Brexit negotiations sevenair.

Meanwhile there is no parliamentary majority for a hard Brexit, a good Friday agreement to adhere to and soft Brexit amendments a plenty to vote on.

Somethings gotta give.

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by Richard28
Fri May 11, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Arion640 wrote:
To be fair, I could live with all about 5 of them.


Which 5?

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by Richard28
Fri May 11, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Meanwhile Dan Hannan, from the leave camp, now suggests that staying in the EEA through EFTA may be a good solution for the UK and also recognise the closeness of the referendum result. This seems quite a reasonable approach, of course IMHO still does not address all the concerns of the remain side,...

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by Richard28
Fri May 11, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Lots of news it seems today. Theresa May has split her cabinet into two sections to consider both of her options for a customs union. All a bit academic really, as both options are already not agreeable to the EU, against the Good Friday agreement and a debate in the commons is to be held in any eve...

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by Richard28
Thu May 10, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I can hear vegan approved prosecco being popped throughout the remoaner world. Growth forecast down! You must be cockahoop! Remember this bad news so it's to be taken as gospel and absolutely will happen. You at the back of class, sevenair, pay attention! The growth forecast decrease announced toda...

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by Richard28
Thu May 10, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

We didn’t vote to leave the single market Gosh, you're getting it! and must remain part of it despite it being an EU project and us boring to leave the EU. Incorrect! pay attention sevenair! The European Economic Area is open to both members of EFTA and the EU! Aww bless. They actually think the ob...

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by Richard28
Wed May 09, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 919
Views: 36271

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

sevenair wrote:
His greatest success is the immense pain and turmoil he causes liberals.


Polarisation and division are hardly great attributes or a mark of success.

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by Richard28
Wed May 09, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The trouble is the Lords are unelected. Something going forward, we need an elected upper house, or scrap the whole thing. Their job is to scrutinise legislation and put amendments back for consideration by the commons. The fact that they are not elected is not great, but it has to be said the syst...

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by Richard28
Tue May 08, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The Lords have been doing a great job for UK plc today, by backing three amendments which now go back to the commons: - to remain in the EEA - to remove the fixed date of leaving the EU - continued participation in EU agencies https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-suffers-third-brexit...

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by Richard28
Tue May 08, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

"Oh but we haven't left yet". "Oh it's only because the pound has 'crashed'". Yep - you got the answers right again! We have 1) a weak pound making exports cheap whilst 2) still having access to the EU single market and 3) customs union. It ain’t rocket science that these are po...

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by Richard28
Fri May 04, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

https://s9.postimg.cc/cf084co9b/IMG_1604.jpg Oh dear. So NI border didn't work. Project fear didn't work. Russian hackers didn't work. Cambridge Analytica line was shot down before it even got going. Flights 'stopping' hasn't work. Chucka's horror show of an alliance won't go anywhere. There will b...

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by Richard28
Fri May 04, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

meanwhile, there are not enough democratically elected MP's to agree on a hard Brexit, a customs union could pass through government by our elected MP's unless the PM comes up with some magic (or fudge) in the next 7 weeks, and reported up thread the transition deal may need to be extended further ...

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by Richard28
Thu May 03, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I guess it comes down to legacy.

However failing in the good Friday agreement, failure to ensure no new customs checkpoints, damage to the economy and failure to get a deal will hardly be something to be proud of.

As such I do wonder what her end game is?

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by Richard28
Thu May 03, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So after all this time they still don't know what they want. If I where a UK citizen, doesn't matter if I where a Brexiteer or remainder, I would be pissed off of this government, they still don't know what they are going to do. Theresa May has walked a tight rope since becoming PM, not wanting to ...

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by Richard28
Thu May 03, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So Theresa May's plans for "A Customs Partnership" has faced opposition from the Brexiteers in her cabinet, so they are now, with 10 months to go, and 8 weeks left to report on a viable plan to the EU, still kicking the can down the road. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43983592 The ...

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by Richard28
Thu May 03, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Forgive my ignorance, but can Parliament veto this amendment? All amendments passed by the lords need to be voted on by the House of Commons. It is therefore down to there being sufficient defectors in the Conservative party to ensure that such amendments are passed. There are about 10 conservative...

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by Richard28
Wed May 02, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Richard28 wrote:
Next up in the Lords tomorrow is an amendment (no. 88) to ensure that no hard border gets created between UK and ROI.


Pleased to hear this amendment has also been passed by the Lords today.

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by Richard28
Wed May 02, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump will meet with the Southwest passenger survivors and the crew
Replies: 31
Views: 1931

Re: President Trump will meet with the Southwest passenger survivors and the crew

lets hope Donald remembers his prompt card! https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/ad2974ab0f1c0571bf9535ad63fed8cd88a46013/478_626_2409_1445/master/2409.jpg?w=1200&h=630&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=crop&crop=faces%2Centropy&bm=normal&ba=bottom%2Cleft&blend64=aHR0cHM6Ly91...

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by Richard28
Tue May 01, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Next up in the Lords tomorrow is an amendment (no. 88) to ensure that no hard border gets created between UK and ROI. Seeing as the government have already agreed to this (just have not explained how!), Brexiters should not see this as a loss of democracy tomorrow? Will of course be nice to have som...

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by Richard28
Tue May 01, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

They see the Lord's intervention and the possibility of a say on the final deal will stop Brexit. Tragically it won't. All that will happen is that A50 time will expire and we will 'crash out' as you lot say. No, the amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill (if approved by the House of Commons) would gi...

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by Richard28
Tue May 01, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

seahawk wrote:
If a hard Brexit happens, it will be blamed on the Brexiteers and the EU. But the only thing both sides in the UK will agree on is that the EU is responsible for any problems.


No, I would not blame a hard Brexit on the EU.

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by Richard28
Tue May 01, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Daily Mail is having another hissy fit this morning, "House of Unelected Wreckers" is their headline. Again not understanding how British Democracy works, as what is passed in the Lords needs to be voted on by our democratically elected MP's. But then they never understood EU democracy eit...

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by Richard28
Tue May 01, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

No no no, after Brexit, whatever happens next, the same old politicians will always blame the EU for what transpires. Leopords can't change their spots. The EU has been an easy scapegoat up to now and will regrettably continue to be so in the future, if not more so. Told you so: If the negotiations...

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by Richard28
Tue May 01, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nuclear deal: Netanyahu accuses Iran of cheating on agreement
Replies: 22
Views: 793

Re: Nuclear deal: Netanyahu accuses Iran of cheating on agreement

https://media4.s-nbcnews.com/i/MSNBC/Components/Video/201804/f_mo_lon_netanyahuiran_180430.jpg Simple words in large print are the best pathway to Donald's brain. :checkmark: Yep, this is a PowerPoint for Donald and no one else, pushing that countries agenda on to Donald. Will Donald allow himself ...

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by Richard28
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1131
Views: 27213

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I miss something in UK press; A discussion about A. Ireland have a veto on any outcome until NI is solved. B, EU parliament has veto on any agreement and the EU citizens is special concern and the current mess with immigration does not look good ;-( Still my impression is that the UK government is ...

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