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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
PostPosted: Fri June 24, 2016 12:18 pm 
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People here dont want it. The militant RA heads in the lower socio economic areas, poorly educated if at all, want it. Nationally, if it were put to referendum tomorrow or even next year, it would be a no vote.

When would you say that happened? Would the country have voted for it in the 90s, pre-Good Friday agreement, or did this die in the Troubles?


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Pre good Friday it would have been a yes for reunification as we very much still had the British army behaving atrociously and with impunity on ordinary people up north. Now though? I'm not sure when it shifted. They have their own assembly. They get on with it. Across society they've established themselves as almost their own country. The only thing we share across the borders are the Ireland rugby team. They represent the island whole. Doesn't happen in anything else at all.

Listening to the radio all morning and every item now has mention of SFs call for reunification. Our PM just poopooed it and said its not gonna happen.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Actually thinking about it, the recession being so catastrophic here and we're still feeling it, probably had a lot to do with the turn away from the idea of a inter Ireland. We can't afford it.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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This is pretty fascinating, I really have no idea what to expect from it. The currency devaluation could help exports and tourism at some point I guess. I wonder what this means now for Germany, and stability and access across borders in general.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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The guy who runs this brilliant account is a Brit, and this was his first tweet after Brexit:



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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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This poll is ongoing Pete. Look me like I'm wrong.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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You might still be right. I doubt that poll is very scientific.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Also, I bet there's a lot of head and heart conflict that goes on for many people.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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would now be a good time to move to England?

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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Electromatic wrote:
This is pretty fascinating, I really have no idea what to expect from it. The currency devaluation could help exports and tourism at some point I guess. I wonder what this means now for Germany, and stability and access across borders in general.

I would expect to see more fracturing going forward. Western international unity really burst out of having two world wars and a terrifying nuclear arms race, all in a period of a half century. Constricting economies, terrorism, and environmental change are going to continue to push countries back into either isolationism or aggression mindsets, for some time.

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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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McParadigm wrote:
Electromatic wrote:
This is pretty fascinating, I really have no idea what to expect from it. The currency devaluation could help exports and tourism at some point I guess. I wonder what this means now for Germany, and stability and access across borders in general.

I would expect to see more fracturing going forward. Western international unity really burst out of having two world wars and a terrifying nuclear arms race, all in a period of a half century. Constricting economies, terrorism, and environmental change are going to continue to push countries back into either isolationism or aggression mindsets, for some time.


I was told this was all about xenophobic oldies.

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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Also, I bet there's a lot of head and heart conflict that goes on for many people.

We talking about RM here or...?


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Does this mean that Trump could become president too?


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Strat wrote:
Does this mean that Trump could become president too?

Someone just asked me if I'd heard that Tony Blair resigned last night. So I'd say yes.

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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Strat wrote:
Does this mean that Trump could become president too?

Someone just asked me if I'd heard that Tony Blair resigned last night. So I'd say yes.

Good lord


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Trump supports this and says "its great, so great, they are great, its going to be great" and then blames Obama for this happening. Does not compute.

My compassionate, loving, and international friends think this is disgusting.

I know that UKIP leaders have been known to say super ridiculous racist things.

My girlfriend is shocked by it and saddened as she is scottish.

Last night i went to bed dating a european and a scot, and this morning i woke up to dating just a fucking glasweigan. She is still stuck with an american.


This is all I really know about everything. Does this cover it?


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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Your girlfriend didn't change, strat.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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cutuphalfdead wrote:
Your girlfriend didn't change, strat.

Tell her that. she feels it. She feels like a monster.


Im just kidding.


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 Post subject: Re: The Brexit
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cutuphalfdead wrote:
Your girlfriend didn't change, strat.

But you probably lost a good amount of money if you have a 401K or similar retirement plan, Strat.


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