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by Alan H
Yesterday, 6:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Semi-digested factoids are no substitute for sober judgment There is still no more detail on what the UK is proposing as the solutions to the linked issues of the post-Brexit Irish border, customs arrangements and trade. So far as I know, no doc...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 6:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 701
Views: 16688

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

coffee wrote:LONDON: Around 230,000 foreign nationals were granted National Insurance Numbers in just 1 year.

This is unsustainable. It's piling more pressure on London's already overstretched infrastructure.

https://twitter.com/WestmonsterUK/statu ... 6722171904
Why is it unsustainable, coffee?
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 701
Views: 16688

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

BrexitCentral ‏ - EU 'won't reimburse' UK over Galileo - UK warns EU's approach risks damaging security - Tory MP quits government job to fight for Brexit - Pro EU supporters 'ruthlessly targeting MPs' War of the Words over EU space programme: Brexit News for Friday 25 May https://brexitcentral.com...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 701
Views: 16688

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Project Fear DEFEATED: Poll reveals UK public can’t WAIT for Brexit Britain A NEW poll released today has rung an economic death knell for Project Fear, with only a minority of Britons surveyed concerned about negative consequences for the country's economy. https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

Ian Dunt's Friday email: As Ivan Rogers noted this week, the priorities of the Brexit debate are insane. It is, in the words of Britain’s former EU man, "simply absurd" the way the customs union is the "only apparent subject for discussion". The union, which eradicates tariffs on...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 11:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

Seen on Twitter:
How many Brexiteers does it take to change a lightbulb?

Two. One to promise a brighter future and the second to screw it up.
by Alan H
Yesterday, 11:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

And so, Tory squabbling continues: Brexit: Ex-Vote Leave director Dominic Cummings warns of 'train wreck' "The government effectively has no credible policy and the whole world knows it," said Mr Cummings. Not that Cummings has a record of getting anything much right in the past, but the w...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

Good to see the Tories coming up with innovative, bold and daring new solutions to the self-inflicted upcoming labour shortages that Brexit will create: 2018-05-25_00h18_04.png Chain gangs*. The solution to Brexit labour shortages is chain gangs... * Not actual chain gangs, but if the Tories also ab...
by Alan H
May 24th, 2018, 6:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 701
Views: 16688

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Not going too well, is it coffee?
by Alan H
May 24th, 2018, 12:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

Eurobarometer survey shows highest support for the EU in 35 years Two thirds of Europeans believe their country has benefited from being a member of the EU, the highest percentage since 1983 and an increase of three percentage points since the autumn. In addition 60% of Europeans consider EU member...
by Alan H
May 24th, 2018, 12:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

Blog: Sir Ivan Rogers’ speech text in full And some commentary on it - a must-read for all Brexiters (that includes you, coffee): 1) Sir Ivan Rogers speech, a sobering & devastating speech from our former leading EU diplomat on #Brexit, its history and the UK position. Should be read by *everyo...
by Alan H
May 23rd, 2018, 6:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Post-Brexit customs arrangements may not be ready, MPs told HM Revenue and Customs chief executive Jon Thompson told the Brexit Select Committee that elements of the so-called "maximum facilitation" plan could take three years to put i...
by Alan H
May 23rd, 2018, 1:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

The BrexitBonus™ will pay for this, won't it? Boris Johnson criticised after calling for his own 'Brexit plane' to build up trade after UK leaves EU
Foreign secretary accused of backing a 'vanity project' - because 'he feels chartered aircraft are beneath him'
by Alan H
May 23rd, 2018, 1:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

UK legally bound to pay £39bn Brexit 'divorce bill' before EU trade deal agreed, admits ministe Britain will be legally bound to pay its £39bn Brexit divorce bill before the details of a future EU trade deal are agreed, a minister has admitted. MPs will be asked to authorise the payment when they v...
by Alan H
May 23rd, 2018, 12:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

The Van Driver Being Put Out Of Business By Brexit This van driver gave a fascinating insight into how Brexit will affect business in Britain - leading some Brexiteers to admit they may have voted the wrong way. Kieran told James O'Brien that his delivery company will go out of business almost imme...
by Alan H
May 23rd, 2018, 11:58 am
Forum: Comedy Club
Topic: Fun videos
Replies: 883
Views: 70153

Re: Fun videos

by Alan H
May 23rd, 2018, 12:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it?

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by Alan H
May 22nd, 2018, 11:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3469
Views: 92154

Re: In or out?

I think these numbers are right. Which is it to be? The time for magical, airy-fairy, 'cake-and-eat-it', bespoke, as-yet-unthought-of, not-yet-written-down, imagined solutions has run out.

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by Alan H
May 22nd, 2018, 1:19 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: 3-D Optical Illusions
Replies: 104
Views: 9362

Re: 3-D Optical Illusions

Assuming these are correct and unaltered apart from the pitch, this is just bewildering: Ok, so if you pitch-shift it you can hear different things: down 30%: https://xxv.so/0x6841c258 down 20%: https://xxv.so/0x75b636d0 up 20%: https://xxv.so/0x9d0eb907 up 30% https://xxv.so/0x6d752ac8 up 40% http...

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