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Brexit 2016

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Official thread.

I will be voting to Leave Europe.

what about you?

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It'll be better off in 50 years time lads. Short term pain...

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There will be lots of improvements and a new outlook on life after WW3 is over.

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Well said Takki.

Yet to hear a real compelling argument. But the weak pound does help the large exporters. People don't vote on the net expected results of policy but rather how they themselves are impacted.

Those poor who voted for Brexit have nothing to fear. They are screwed one way or another. So may as well roll the dice.

Large businesses exporting most of their product may well have seen a benefit in leaving. As would people like Farmers who are probably more directly impacted by EU legislation than most businessmen (I believe they would have been wrong though to think out was better )

Bound to others at that kind of level.

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The real cost/benefit of Brexit wont be known for 4-5 years. Its only been a few months everything you hear is just politics and speculation. Plus throw in the unknown effects of other countries having elections etc. It is impossible to tell what is going to happen in Europe, America with Trump etc.

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"Those poor who voted for Brexit have nothing to fear. They are screwed one way or another."

just saying stuff like that doesn't make it true

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Well I think the stats released this week have shown that EU membership has not exactly lifted the poorest much in a generation.

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Well I imagine the price inflation we've been promised for the new year will show them that things have got just that little bit worse for them

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Hopefully Black Friday is giving them some relief

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Whether the real cost or benefit is still some time off it doesn't negate the fact that the vast majority of people are unquestionably worse off already due to it.

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trying hard to spot takkis troll angle on this one :/

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www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-...

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Lol... I thought you were going to link an article where the EU spells out that bexit term of trade will be poorer than current ones.

Still good to see the good news given that NI exports vastly more stuff than we import (at least until brexit happens)Otherwise that would pretty shit for the majority of us

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Bitter about brexit I wasn't wrong. An economy crashed NI wont be good for the whole island even if brexit goes ahead what a stupid statement.

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I guess it that kind of thinking that got us where we are today....

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Holding off for bullroot's expert view before I decide how I feel on this matter.

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The reliance on second hand information and tweets to inform you of current affairs.

You're the in I'm disappointed in here Kolchak. You should know better

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What O'leary actually said...

“The unofficial line is that I favor a really hard Brexit, because the British will realize a really hard Brexit will be so damaging to the economy I suspect they will fudge it to the next general election in the U.K. and then, God help us, we’ll probably have a Labour-Lib Dem government led by Jeremy Corbyn, who knows even less about Europe than the Brexiteers do.”

he went on to bitterly comment
"I think we should enjoy the entertainment and the spectacle that Brexit is bringing to us"

www.politico.eu/articl...

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www.bbc.co.uk/news/bus...

How dare the EU take interest in its citizens, when its own UK government don't give a fuck.

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I'm European not Irish.
Rest of you are Irish tho, none of you are British.

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Berkley smoking, alcoholic, diabetic racists don't live as long as normal people.

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Hard to beat good ol' transsexual pornography loving, feminist bashing, shit-ankled normalcy tbf.

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I made these observations before SP. I'm in Great company.

I wrote them that joke.

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For free.

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would you call SP anti-feminist?
you would wouldn't you hahaha.

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that's why we write jokes about you. And all the other brexiteers.
you annoy us normal people deeply.

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When did you write them that joke?

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Theresa Maybe www.economist.com/news...

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Queen's University, Belfast, warns over Brexit 'risks'

The concerns are expressed in a paper analysing the possible implications of Brexit, specifically for Queen's.
It shows EU undergraduate applications to QUB dropped by over 6% this year.

It has 1,010 EU students enrolled in 2016/17 and a further 1,931 international students.

Additionally, one fifth of its staff - 736 out of 3,673 - are from the EU but not from the UK.

The university has attracted £56m in EU research funding in the past five years.

It has also received £14.5m from Horizon 2020, a current EU research fund.

Horizon 2020 is worth 80bn euros (£69bn) and awards funding for research and innovation.

The Northern Ireland Executive has also set a target of obtaining £145 million from the fund.

It is open to UK institutions while the UK remains a member of the EU.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-...

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Oh ffs

Passport queues 'could be longer after Brexit', airports warn - www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-...

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Passport queues will be longer ....except for those who pay top dollah to go in the newly arranged Fastport queues which will generate a mahoosive revenue.

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Hard brexit from single market and customs union it seems.

Never mind, IDS says there no reason for the EU not to give us free trade with zero tariffs

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Pound Set for Best Day Since 2008 After May’s Statement bloom.bg/2jTELhD

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Well that was a whole lotta nuttin much

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i just wanna know when i can stop hoarding beans... i mean i was promised it would usher in the end of the world us leaving the EU and so far my company has secured a paltry $50mil worth of work on the back of this devastating withdrawal from the EU.. when will this misery and hardship end

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Because of Brexit, your place has got an extra $50 mill of work? Why'd you only get it off the back of Brexit? Why wouldn't you have got it before?

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We didn't secure the work because of Brexit, i was merely pointing out that the doom and gloom of Brexit hasn't hit this cunt particularly hard, nor has it appeared to hit anyone i know in any capacity

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lol at Teresa May thinking they can leave single market, and still keep tarrif free trade, with no freedom of movement, and the other countries have to keep ex pats. LOLOLOL. I thought Trump was deluded. Next shes going to say they are going to build a wall in the channel tunnel, and mexico is going to pay for it.

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well what else do you want her to say? we cant have freedom of movement, that's gotta be off the table and non negotiable otherwise they'll be fucked come the next election

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What Im saying, is france and germany will not give them tarriff free trade without freedom of movement.

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Switzerland is not part of EEA, single market, but they have a bilateral agreement, that lets them get tarriff free trade, but only if they accept free movement of people.

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Aul Merkel is fucked, shes let half of Syria into the country which is going to have a serious destabilizing effect and when the UK says shove your BMW's up yer hole and the factories start closing she'll be out like fuck or.. she can give us free trade and no Syrians and keep her jab no?

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lets see how the french react when we all start drinking buckfast and stop buying wine

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I guess they have to stake out their negotiating position however unlikely it will be to achieve as a final deal... As said before RJ the problems with Brexit don't actually happen until brexit does...

but for example I would like to be writing a large funding proposal in the next 18 months for a project due to start around 2019/2020. It would involve scientists at Edinburgh , UCL, and Italy.... I have no idea if it will even be possible to plan such a project at the minute because of the uncertainty...

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One the city leaves UK no one will be able to afford to buy BMWs... especially with the plummeting pound.lol.

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Its not like they cant afford them. If anything, there strong economy, will get stronger with an influx of families and workers. The ones that cant make it will travel back to syria whenever their is peace. I think its amazing that the country only 60 years ago, was causing genocide, and then got massive aid from other countries in the world right after WW2, is doing the right thing and protecting refugees. And if you use arguments that they were bring in ISIS, go and post over on the EDL message board, you'll find like minded people there to make you feel better about your xenephobia.

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