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    Default Little Britain, minus the laughs...


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    I think whoever think Brexit ''no deal'' better than ''bad deal'', should think again.

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    That the UK will leave the EU is almost certain at this point. What I keep wondering about is whether there will be other EU members who will leave too.

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    Anything is possible, although the focus right now is on the Western Balkans and the accession of countries to the EU.

    The process is long, it started back about three years ago, in the week past Angela Merkel stated that “The countries in the Western Balkans should be given a prospect of becoming a member of the EU.”

    The Western Balkans | EU fact sheets | European Parliament

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    Quote Originally Posted by dianajs View Post
    That the UK will leave the EU is almost certain at this point. What I keep wondering about is whether there will be other EU members who will leave too.
    it has already shown that there are non and wint be none. the netherlands were considered most promising candidate to be the lemming followimg UK over the cliff, but last month elections have shown that this is a highly unlikely scenario- to say the least.

    newest polls show that the support for the eu, by eu citizen, is spiking high reaching tge highest high since the creation of the EU.

    so no, no more "xy"-xit's. -as dissapointing as this sound to UK citizen, its facts.

    id be more worried about a scott-uk-"xit" right now tbh.
    or how is that called? "Disunited Kingdom"?

    and the (already happening) exodus of banks from London.
    Last edited by TURBONero; 04-03-2017 at 01:47 PM.

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    Turbo is correct re the surveys. Since the brexit vote pro EU sentiment within EU has risen.

    Since the publication of the UK letter to the EU and the perception by some that there was an implied threat on security issues I would be surprised if there is not a further increase.

    Btw, the weekend words from the former UK ruling party leader are referred to as a storm in a teacup, my own suspicion is that it is a diversion to take the focus away from a silly mistake on the security issue.

    This veteran sums it up:

    Criticism of Lord Howard's Gibraltar comments 'ludicrous' - BBC News

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    Quote Originally Posted by peterma View Post
    the weekend words from the former UK ruling party leader are referred to as a storm in a teacup, my own suspicion is that it is a diversion to take the focus away from a silly mistake on the security issue.
    lol, who are you trying to kid?

    The UK hold 4 very heavy aces up their sleeve, 3 of which they'll keep tucked away until or if they require to be calmly & carefully placed on the table at any point of their choosing - MI5 MI6 GCHQ & Donald Trump.

    And if anybody thinks for one minute those anti-eu hard liners behind the scenes who will actually be orchestrating negotiations won't use the former 3 as a bargaining tool if push comes to shove then they're seriously deluding themselves.

    That was most definitely a very intentionally inserted veiled threat & those postulating fools in brussels can brush it away as grandstanding as much as they like, but the fact remains their intelligence security protocols are an embarrassing joke & if it wasn't for the UK's vastly superior capabilities knowledge & expertise, major european cities would have experienced far more catastrophic turmoil at the hands of terrorists.

    May & Co are happy to allow the remoaners on both sides of the channel to flap their jaws & crow a little, because they know the aces we hold are worth their weight in gold….or blood.
    The UK aren't quite the meek, insular little island they think they are & if Juncker & his incompetent cronies want to play a little hard ball they're more than up for that!

    Don't underestimate Trump's disdain for the EU either, particularly their brain-freeze, clumsy & naïve open-door refugee/immigrant policy fiasco. His views on their clunky, chaotic overly beurocratic nonsense is well advertised + he's an enthusiastic, consistently vocal supporter of UK & a huge fan of Brexit. He won't for a minute hesitate to throw his not inconsiderable hat into the ring if he feels like it, if only to fire a warning shot across the EU's bows.

    Merkel recently got a first-hand taste of his utter dissatisfaction & contempt of the EU's decision making in that incredibly frosty, embarrassingly awkward meeting between the two & they can ill afford to alienate or upset the US further, especially on issues concerning security, something which Teresa May & the Brexit negotiating team is more than well aware of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TURBONero View Post
    id be more worried about a scott-uk-"xit" right now tbh.
    or how is that called? "Disunited Kingdom"?
    Fortunately, the majority of Scots have more sense than to take notice of that hairbrained wailing banshee. They'd sink without trace within a year if it wasn't for us.

    It's so gratifying to see you moaning minnies spluttering & spitting your nonsense all over the media & internet - the same boring, negative crap that those knuckle heads in Brussels trumpet out 24/7.

    Months before the actual vote all the deeply offended, sniffy remoaners were informing anyone prepared to listen the UK's economy would suffer an immediate nosedive, interests rates would have to be raised as inflation rocketed, house values would begin noticeably diving, production would suffer, companies would resist investing until after Brexit, unemployment would rise blah blah blah zzzzzzz…..

    If you believed all their hot air nonsense the UK as we know it would slide into a state of irreparable destruction....LOL

    The reality of course is very different indeed & it's simply made all your ridiculous scaremongering appear quite stupid, very ignorant & put a permanent smile on our faces as we continue to watch you all flail around hopelessly trying to convince yourselves we've still made a catastrophic mistake. So funny.

    Up to & beyond the Brexit decision, the UK are the fastest growing economy in the world, yes that means ahead of the Krauts & all the other 26 laggards, even leaving the US in our wake.

    Our employment uptick data outstrips that of every EU bloc by a country mile, with unemployment currently running below 5%, translating to less than half, yes that's HALF that of the EU average.

    The fall in sterling is racking up export orders, billions in foreign cash investments from high profile firms such as Google, Apple, Japanese auto manufacturers, Middle Eastern construction conglomerates are pouring in at a rate of knots, not to mention the queue of international trade deals lining up to be signed as soon as we can untangle ourselves from those incompetent imbeciles in Brussels.

    Quite the downturn huh?
    LOL.

    If that represents a horrifying picture of leaving a sinking ship, I'll take it every time!
    Some of you whiny little europeans should get out in the fresh air a bit more & try smelling the roses……better still, nip over the channel & smell ours, they're incredibly sweet indeed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stop runner View Post
    lol, who are you trying to kid?

    The UK hold 4 very heavy aces up their sleeve, 3 of which they'll keep tucked away until or if they require to be calmly & carefully placed on the table at any point of their choosing - MI5 MI6 GCHQ & Donald Trump.

    And if anybody thinks for one minute those anti-eu hard liners behind the scenes who will actually be orchestrating negotiations won't use the former 3 as a bargaining tool if push comes to shove then they're seriously deluding themselves.

    That was most definitely a very intentionally inserted veiled threat & those postulating fools in brussels can brush it away as grandstanding as much as they like, but the fact remains their intelligence security protocols are an embarrassing joke & if it wasn't for the UK's vastly superior capabilities knowledge & expertise, major european cities would have experienced far more catastrophic turmoil at the hands of terrorists.

    May & Co are happy to allow the remoaners on both sides of the channel to flap their jaws & crow a little, because they know the aces we hold are worth their weight in gold….or blood.
    The UK aren't quite the meek, insular little island they think they are & if Juncker & his incompetent cronies want to play a little hard ball they're more than up for that!

    Don't underestimate Trump's disdain for the EU either, particularly their brain-freeze, clumsy & naïve open-door refugee/immigrant policy fiasco. His views on their clunky, chaotic overly beurocratic nonsense is well advertised + he's an enthusiastic, consistently vocal supporter of UK & a huge fan of Brexit. He won't for a minute hesitate to throw his not inconsiderable hat into the ring if he feels like it, if only to fire a warning shot across the EU's bows.

    Merkel recently got a first-hand taste of his utter dissatisfaction & contempt of the EU's decision making in that incredibly frosty, embarrassingly awkward meeting between the two & they can ill afford to alienate or upset the US further, especially on issues concerning security, something which Teresa May & the Brexit negotiating team is more than well aware of.
    It is precisely because of attitudes like yours that Europe was created, to stop belligerant patriots wanting to kick up wars in the name of a sense of their own entitlement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stop runner View Post
    Fortunately, the majority of Scots have more sense than to take notice of that hairbrained wailing banshee. They'd sink without trace within a year if it wasn't for us.

    It's so gratifying to see you moaning minnies spluttering & spitting your nonsense all over the media & internet - the same boring, negative crap that those knuckle heads in Brussels trumpet out 24/7.

    Months before the actual vote all the deeply offended, sniffy remoaners were informing anyone prepared to listen the UK's economy would suffer an immediate nosedive, interests rates would have to be raised as inflation rocketed, house values would begin noticeably diving, production would suffer, companies would resist investing until after Brexit, unemployment would rise blah blah blah zzzzzzz…..

    If you believed all their hot air nonsense the UK as we know it would slide into a state of irreparable destruction....LOL

    The reality of course is very different indeed & it's simply made all your ridiculous scaremongering appear quite stupid, very ignorant & put a permanent smile on our faces as we continue to watch you all flail around hopelessly trying to convince yourselves we've still made a catastrophic mistake. So funny.

    Up to & beyond the Brexit decision, the UK are the fastest growing economy in the world, yes that means ahead of the Krauts & all the other 26 laggards, even leaving the US in our wake.

    Our employment uptick data outstrips that of every EU bloc by a country mile, with unemployment currently running below 5%, translating to less than half, yes that's HALF that of the EU average.

    The fall in sterling is racking up export orders, billions in foreign cash investments from high profile firms such as Google, Apple, Japanese auto manufacturers, Middle Eastern construction conglomerates are pouring in at a rate of knots, not to mention the queue of international trade deals lining up to be signed as soon as we can untangle ourselves from those incompetent imbeciles in Brussels.

    Quite the downturn huh?
    LOL.

    If that represents a horrifying picture of leaving a sinking ship, I'll take it every time!
    Some of you whiny little europeans should get out in the fresh air a bit more & try smelling the roses……better still, nip over the channel & smell ours, they're incredibly sweet indeed!
    This post smells.of trolling all over.

    That, or it confounds fact with fiction.

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