Brexit means Brexit, and we will make a success of it!

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Benjamin Frost, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Benjamin Frost Suspended

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    Theresa May is our new Prime Minister!

    She has stated that we will leave the EU, so for any doubting Remainers, I'm happy to put you out of your misery.

    This is a new era for Great Britain. We should have a national holiday on June 23rd to celebrate our independence. Our stock market has risen rapidly this week, and is higher than it was before the referendum. This is playing out just as it did when our pound was freed from the euro. Then, our pound quickly sank, and markets rose, followed by strong growth. There is no reason why the same cannot happen this time, as we are free to steer our destiny in full British style, freed from the dictates and tyranny of the European Union.

    God Save the Queen!
     
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    Does Apple reveal its plans?
     
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    The plan will reveal itself when you're ready to see it eraser boy me bob
     
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    Meanwhile, the £ is about $1.29 and holding at that rather low level. This will be good for UK exports to be sure, but crap if you are buying anything imported, like food, energy, or electronics, and this is before any additional taxes and tariffs that might accrue from a trade spat with the EU once the UK leaves.

    All the main politicians in pushing this referendum and encouraging the leave vote have ... left. Like rats on a sinking ship. And we have yet to hear of any plain from the Tories about how this will be handled. The only elected representatives that seemed to have formulated a plan from the onset is the SNP.
     
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    But at least Apple has plans. The Brexit people all ran when they won because they had no clue what to do. That's why you now have a Prime Minister who was against it. As someone who is not from the UK I'm just thankful that the process is going to be long enough that it will only be the UK that feels the pain and the rest of the world will have time to adjust.
     
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    Remember also that you're saying bye to EU farming subsidies.
     
  8. VulchR macrumors 68020

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    Thanks for the sympathy. :( But it won't necessarily be just the UK that feels the pain. The whole global economy got a bit of a shock, which has caused Italian banks to teeter, and many are predicting the long-term fallout will be Italy withdrawing from the EU followed by France.
     
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    We've had the vote now. It's time to see the plan so we can implement it.
     
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    Just a question, weren't these great news supposed to be heralded by a swallow and cause the season to change back to spring, wasn't a star supposed to from up at the very moment of announcing the result and illuminate the night sky for a week? Shouldn't a double rainbow have spontaneously appeared?
     
  11. cube macrumors G5

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    "Brexit means Brexit" : is this caring about the party instead of the people again?
     
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    The political system is a bit different from a privately owned company....

    Good luck to you all. It's not going to be a disaster - it's just people will be a little poorer than they could have been, and society a little more closed.
     
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    Yeap totally agree, Cameron wants to leave on Wednesday! He cannot wait to jump off the sinking ship! All these promises about how it's going to be wonderful, yeah after 4 to 5 years if we're lucky and if Sturgeon doesn't throw a spanner in the works for independence or even Northern Ireland for that matter.

    If the pound starts to rise then great, if not then we are in deep deep doodoo. Because we import a hell of a lot into this country as we successfully killed off all the industry's that made the products in the UK that we now import, like nuclear power plants.

    We will see what happens...
     
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    Being in the EEA won't make much difference - it's true.
     
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    To be in the EEA you have to be in the EU or accepted in EFTA.
     
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    If France leave it will pretty much kill the entire EU idea and plumb the planet into deep recession for years most likely. It will be a hard lesson learnt and most likely go down in history as the human race is incapable of being united without greed and corruption.
     
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    This. EFTA has 13.6 million people in it. I wonder how they react when their big brother of 65 million people wants to join their club. Somehow I suspect that they might not be enthusiastic.
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    Norway said no deal with the UK until after Brexit, and previously that this might be outside EFTA.
     
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    The UK doesn't have any exports people want, mean while the brexit is exerting downward pressure on the Euro which does export things that people want..

    The UK will get it's brexit and it will mostly recover but lets not fool ourselves that the UK is in any position of power
     
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    Yep, the UK has forgotten that they no longer have their Empire. Now outside of Europe they will be a tiny irrelevant country.
     
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    They should occupy a couple rocks off Nova Scotia so they can be a global power like France.
     
  22. MadeTheSwitch macrumors 6502a

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    How is a change in leadership that occurs that quickly and abruptly the sign of a stable country? Major countries like that shouldn't change leaders in a knee jerk reaction. It should be a longer process. Maybe not as long as the U.S., but still, longer than a few weeks!
     
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    TBH though in the internet age do people really need more than a few weeks and to top it votes are visceral not logical
     
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    Yeah, I do think you need more than a few weeks. A lot of problematic things only come out with time. A few weeks isn't even enough time to do decent oppo research on someone! :eek:
     
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    You misread my comment, and we are in a mess yes but we are DEFINITELY stable, we haven't got rioting and civil war you know, but it's not good that Cameron is jumping ship as fast as is humanly possible.
     

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