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Brexit

Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by Dub13, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. Tarabuses

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    This is the best summary of Brexit I have seen (from Quora):

    Should the UK consider scrapping Brexit in exchange for the EU returning some of the powers currently residing in Brussels?

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    Mats Andersson
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    Answered Jul 9 · Upvoted by Mike Walker, lives in The United Kingdom (1963-present)



    That was exactly what the referendum was about. I’m constantly amazed at the number of British people who seem completely unaware of this.

    The UK already had negotiated a lot of exemptions that no other EU country had. Cameron went to Brussels to negotiate even more. He came back with the absolute maximum the EU-27 were prepared to accept, after several months of negotiations. The referendum asked the British people whether they accepted the last, final, no-longer-negotiable offer from the EU-27, or if they would rather leave the EU altogether.

    The British said no to the final offer, and said they would leave the EU.

    The is no more “exchange” to be had. That was the final offer. You rejected it. The deal is off. You went to PC World, you haggled the price for the laptop down to £400, you pondered it but finally decided not to buy, you went home, and now you’re waiting for PC World to phone and offer you the laptop for £350. They won’t. You didn’t accept their final, best offer. End of story. You’ll have to do what Boris Johnson said and buy it cheaper at a dodgy Chinese Web site. Just don’t blame PC World if the laptop doesn’t work.
     
  2. edcarroll02

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    I'm sorry mate but there's an implication in that post that suggests the Brits knew what they were voting for, they didn't have a clue then and as things stand right now they still don't. Most of them voted for some sort of a concept of the British Empire being reborn as well as outrageous lies about money being pumped into the NHS and of course most importantly stemming the flow of Muslims into the country.
     
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    The most bonkers thing about your last point is the EU's own laws allow countries to implement rules to make it harder to enter and/or remain in the country beyond 3 months but the home office chose not to enforce them.Also the immigrants people are most upset about aren't even from the EU which is down to their own home office again.The economy simply can't run without immigration both skilled and unskilled to fill jobs and boost the exchequer(immigrants are net contributors,british citizens are net recepients) but its contradiction after contradiction.

    Jacob Rees Mogg who seems to be the new darling of the Brexiteers says it would be an affront to democracy to have a vote on the final deal. Here he is 7 years ago telling the commons how a second referendum on the final deal would make sense

    https://inews.co.uk/video/james-obr...-second-referendum/?__twitter_impression=true

    Boris Johnson is on record as saying it would be a disaster to leave the EU and the night before the referendum was to be announced had two articles ready for his column the next day,one in support of Brexit and one against because he hadn't decided what way the wing was blowing for his own political ambitions. Rees Mogg has also moved his investment vehicles to Dublin with the prospectus warning investors about the economic dangers of Brexit. Any sympathy I had for the people following these cunts orders and walking off the cliff has gone.The racist retards will deserve whatever comes,it's the ones who will be fucked off a cliff against their will that I feel sorry for.
     
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    The problem I see with a 2nd referendum is were the EU come into this? Are they even willing to allow one? Do they want to be in a situation were this nonsense is overturned only for Boris or one of the other twats to become prime minister 2 years down the line and call another one? Do the EU really want to be part of a never ending cycle that takes up all their time and constantly undermines the whole project?

    The 2nd issue is the reasons shit holes like Sunderland voted for it in the first place haven't been addressed. The NHS lies and other waffle played their part no doubt for a lot of the undecided but for those with nothing to lose they can't really get any worse off. Catastrophic economic collapses will effect the working and middle class more than it will those on zero hour contracts or getting fed from food banks.
     
  5. babbsnads

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    The EU have already said the UK can call this off any time they want and Sunderland are already realising that Nissan are not going to accept any of the problems that leaving the customs union will bring. No trade deal with the EU will effect the poorest the worst because it will drive up prices and the economy going to shit means less money for every service they depend on.The way things are going the poorest will suffer the most.
     
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    I'm just amazed that the Brexiteers can continue to be so vocal without ever being able to clearly outline any real benefits. That it has got this far almost entirely based on their warped sense of nationalism which is intertwined with a sense of superiority to all other nations. Ironic that the irrational desire to return to being superior (in their minds) will be the thing which makes them more inferior.
     
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