Happy independence day!

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Meister, Jun 23, 2016.

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    Congratulations to all the sane people in the UK for defying the Brussels Bureaucrats.

    There is still a long and rocky road ahead but now you have your own independence day June 23rd :)
     
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    Hey guys, you just left that loose organization of nations you yourself help design and nurture! Congratulations! Now they get to move all their financial institutions to France or Germany, giving them a nice little economic boost, while you all scramble about trying to figure out how to support yourselves without all those nice lifelines and trade deals you built for yourself, being the once biggest player in the world's second largest economy!

    FRREEEDOOOOMMM!
     
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    Congratulations to all the idiots that blame everyone but themselves! :)
     
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    Yes. Freedom!
     
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    This better not affect BP gas prices in America. Cause that's the closest station next to me.
     
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    From what? I couldn't imagine the UK was all that repressed, considering all it took to leave was a single vote, and a neener-neener-neener.

    It's funny watching all of you freak out over the tyranny of free trade. Let's just hope that those fists continue to be raised in defiance, rather than become something a little more...I dunno...crass and portentous.
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    I wonder who they're gonna blame next if things don't go swimmingly for them.

    Probably the Welsh.
     
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    The vote was just the beginning. That's why I wrote that a rocky road is ahead.
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    That was not the original image I had in mind for this victory thread.
    One uk newspaper had a much better one but I couldn't find it.
     
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    But what's it a victory for? "The EU can't dictate worker standards to us anymore, olol". Oh yes, I could imagine why you'd all be celebrating after throwing off those shackles of oppression.
     
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    Meanwhile Texas will continue to **** about how it’s totally ready to secede.
     
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    you don't understand what the EU is all about at all now, do you?
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    If Hitlary wins, they should.
     
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    Yeah, since we're on this kick, let's see how stupid we can get.
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    What? SOVREIGNTY DENYING GLOBAL AGENDA DRIVEN OLIGARCHY OF ELITES OUT TO DESTROY US WITH SOCIALISM OLOL!

    You people are gonna be the death of us all. It's sad to think that the fall of the 1st world won't be driven by some insidious evil, but by dumb, scared people jerking their knees about everywhere.

    All it took was a spat with some brown people in the middle east to prove that, yes, we are just the spoiled children of better peoples.
     
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    One good result is the EU won't be forcing the Brits to pay for the next Greek bailout.
     
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    EU had enought power / money not to allow Grece to get out of the EU, they did not have enought of both to do the same with the UK.

    EU is more scared about this than UK or Grece about leaving, they could stop the first one, but luckily they could not do the same with the latter!
     
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    You actually believe this is about the engineered migrant crisis, don't you?

    I've seen the EU in action first hand...No, thank you!
     
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    Engineered? You really think our governments are competent enough to orchestrate something of that scale?
     
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    Be careful what you wish and vote for. Freedom isn't free. Significant things like this should probably require a 2/3 vote. Why? Because this only got a bit over 50% which means there are over 16 million unhappy people who voted differently. Not a recipe for calm. Instead the seeds of discontent have been sown. How does this division get resolved? How do you make 16 million people happy here? This could get quite ugly.

    The U.K. itself could break up over this. The vote was VERY divided regionally.

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    Yup. You are only as strong as your weakest link and there are a LOT of weak links on this planet these days.
     
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    It won't be easy, but in history freedom has always been a "battle" or a "fight", but you fight for what is worthed, in the end there will be hard time ahead like in every change, but if they stick to the plan the prize will make all the struggle worthed.

    There are 16 million people "sad" ass you said, how do you make them happy?? Well since it is pretty much a split decision, seems like there were about 16 million people sad before....
     
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    Sounds vaguely reminiscent of what it might have felt when leaving the UK for what became the powerhouse that was America.
     
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    Yeah, but I've never seen a battle for "freedom" fought for such shallow reasons before. Having to adhere to some standards of labor and trade to an organization you willingly joined is hardly an act of oppression.

    It's like you're all so desperate to be like the revolutionaries of old, that you're willing to label anything that looks at you cockeyed an oppressor, and pick a fight with it. You're all rebels without any real causes.

    ...see what I mean?
     
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    Yes. But my comment was directed to those posting here that are happy about this. It's great to be happy, but you can't be shortsighted and forget about the ones made unhappy with this vote.

    And if the economy turns to crap, which I think it could, how long before those happy folk also become unhappy and regret their decision? This could get real interesting.
     
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    No I don't see what you mean, because you probably do not even know what you are talking about, there is a real causes...if you lived in Europe you'd know!!!
    The shortsighted one are the one about talking of a short term, you can't expect a big change to be good in the short term, of course thing will get nasty before they get better....it's history!!

    Economy WILL turn crap for probably a couple of years, but in the long run it is the best decision the UK could make.
     
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    I'm pretty sure the country with the world's fifth largest economy, which was an independent country for a thousand years before the last twenty, will be fine. Sucks to be Germany right now, though.
     
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    They were the 5th largest economy back when they were actively engaging in free and open trade with the EU, which made up half of their commerce. The UK is hardly weak even now, but there's no doubt this breakup will hurt them a bit.
     

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