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  1. Pre EU - Glaswegian residents enjoying themselves...

    Pre EU - Glaswegian residents enjoying themselves doing the laundry :


    https://www.electricscotland.com/images/1940sGlasgowSteamie.jpg
  2. Aye life in the UK before the EU, look forward to...

    Aye life in the UK before the EU, look forward to it.

    https://flashbak.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Newcastle-housewife-1971-676x1024.jpg
  3. Working at home isn't really a legal way to do...

    Working at home isn't really a legal way to do this. You can't have an employment in one country and hop over the border and work at home.

    I worked in Switzerland whilst being resident in Germany...
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    Greece is currently growing at twice the rate of...

    Greece is currently growing at twice the rate of the UK and actually has a budget surplus.

    Isn't that interesting, and weighed down with all that debt.

    Economic activity speaks louder than...
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    The Greece debt problem is often misunderstood by...

    The Greece debt problem is often misunderstood by Eurosceptics who argue that Greece can't recover because the loans are too much of a burden. However Greece isn't paying interest on most of its...
  6. If you are going to work in the UK part of the...

    If you are going to work in the UK part of the time, then this should be taxed in both the UK and the Netherlands.

    If HMRC were to send an enquiry about whether you worked exclusively or not in...
  7. Thread: Raab gone

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    Indeed Boris will sell the Brexiteers up the...

    Indeed Boris will sell the Brexiteers up the river.

    Look forward to that.

    :D
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    No he won't he's just angry. He'll feel the need...

    No he won't he's just angry. He'll feel the need to reply to the latest post because as usual he got it wrong again.

    My advice is to stop digging.

    :D
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    You are aware aren't you that Greece doesn't have...

    You are aware aren't you that Greece doesn't have to pay any interest or the loans back before 2033 ?

    no probably not

    You are aware that the private sector gave Greece substantial debt relief ?...
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    Indeed this is the big flaw in the Eurosceptic...

    Indeed this is the big flaw in the Eurosceptic argument. Greeks know they made their own mess and they need to get out of it. If the EU had caused their huge problems they would have left.
    ...
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    Wrong, it was. It is now average at 46%...

    Wrong, it was.

    It is now average at 46% roughly the same as the Netherlands. Perfectly sustainable. Scandinavian countries spend much more. This is a political choice and is perfectly ok as long...
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    You make a completely inconsistent argument, how...

    You make a completely inconsistent argument, how can Greece be driving growth with spending when it's actually cutting expenditure

    Greek government expenditure has been decreasing throughout the...
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    Greece exited the bailout last year, no more...

    Greece exited the bailout last year, no more money from the EU and it's still growing



    Greece Government Budget | 2019 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News




    Greece is now...
  14. be afraid

    be afraid
  15. Tory party members happy to destroy the UK to get Brexit

    It looks like Tory party members would be happy to see the destruction of the UK and its economy if they get Brexit

    Tory party members happy to destroy the UK to get Brexit

    The one thing they...
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    Indeed I enjoy reading about it, for example the...

    Indeed I enjoy reading about it, for example the GDP growth statistics.

    https://d3fy651gv2fhd3.cloudfront.net/charts/greece-gdp-growth-annual.png?s=gkgnvyy&v=201906040944a1

    :D
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    indeed, although this time the argument seems to...

    indeed, although this time the argument seems to have been successfully concluded.

    :D
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    If you have a common market you need common...

    If you have a common market you need common rules.

    That's what the EU is all about.

    USMCA also involves the US meddling in "Mexico's sovereignty". The US China trade deal also involves the US...
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    You only have to look at why there is no funding...

    You only have to look at why there is no funding is to look no further than foreign companies withdrawing their assets from the City. No assets, no funding.

    It's as simple as that.
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    I find it quite amusing how all the Eurosceptics...

    I find it quite amusing how all the Eurosceptics go on about the breakup Eurozone and are blind to their own country falling apart. If there is a "real Brexit" the pound also might fall apart.

    :D
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    The UK won't be the UK for very long after it...

    The UK won't be the UK for very long after it leaves in October.

    Britain’s Next Prime Minister Has Probably Already Lost Scotland

    England will be so busy trying to sort out its own split that...
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    OK Successful recovery in Greece...

    OK

    Successful recovery in Greece
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    Here's another one from 2015: The End of...

    Here's another one from 2015:

    The End of Europe – Capital & Conflict




    oh why are we waiting

    I like this one
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    aha so you moved the argument. That's...

    aha so you moved the argument. That's interesting. Well one thing we can say is the Eurozone has less debt than the US.

    The Eurozone has 81% debt to GDP, the US has 108%. Not only that, the US is...
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    Greece created its own problems, blaming the EU...

    Greece created its own problems, blaming the EU is ridiculous. Germany basically lent them billions of Euros and obviously attached conditions. This obviously worked as Greece is now recovering.
    ...
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    Net migration in Greece turned positive in 2017....

    Net migration in Greece turned positive in 2017. Looks like Greece is now an attractive country to work in.
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    What he means is : ...

    What he means is :


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDt9QTdzIQo
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    It would appear to me that the way the Greece...

    It would appear to me that the way the Greece crisis was handled would be a reason to remain in the EU. Substantial improvements in the Greek economy since they adopted the EU recommended policies.
    ...
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    The unemployment rate seems to suggest otherwise:...

    The unemployment rate seems to suggest otherwise:

    https://d3fy651gv2fhd3.cloudfront.net/charts/greece-unemployment-rate.png?s=umrtgr&v=201906060904a1&d1=20140101&d2=20191231
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    That's what they said before the Peterborough by...

    That's what they said before the Peterborough by election. Peterborough should have been a shoe in for the Brexit party.
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    One of the key differences between the US and the...

    One of the key differences between the US and the EU is that the EU has its debt under control.
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    You've posted a prediction of the demise of the...

    You've posted a prediction of the demise of the USD :D
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    Channel 4 anti-Brexit bias

    Boris Johnson sidelined in Tory leadership debate

    All the fault of the channel 4 "remoan" presenters.
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    Sounds interesting but if there is a pact between...

    Sounds interesting but if there is a pact between the Tories and the Brexit party, then Tory voters will know they're actually voting for is a sort of extended Brexit party.

    :D
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    ah the imminent breakup of the Euro. Gr8 find....

    ah the imminent breakup of the Euro.

    Gr8 find. Good to see how these predictions turn out.

    :D
  36. The Brexiteers are nervous, they're so desperate...

    The Brexiteers are nervous, they're so desperate they have to overturn the Peterborough by election result to change the parliamentary arithmetic.

    :D
  37. Still harking back to the victory several years...

    Still harking back to the victory several years ago. :D

    The problem with the Brexiteers is that they lost the 2017 GE, and they haven't stopped whining since. 3 years on and the UK is still in the...
  38. Brexit party members posting fake messages about...

    Brexit party members posting fake messages about burning ballot papers won't change the result. Nor will posting news from 14 years ago.

    It's important to not be a sore loser and congratulate the...
  39. The Brexit party are a bunch of sore losers but...

    The Brexit party are a bunch of sore losers but eventually they'll get over it.

    :D
  40. No-one noticed the fire in the litter bin on the...

    No-one noticed the fire in the litter bin on the other side of the room. It doesn't sound very plausible.

    :D
  41. oh dear it looks like the Brexit party are a...

    oh dear it looks like the Brexit party are a bunch of sore losers.

    They lost

    :D
  42. For now a Tory leadership candidate can pretend...

    For now a Tory leadership candidate can pretend he commands a huge majority in parliament and promise all sorts of things, but at some point he will have to deal with parliamentary arithmetic.

    be...
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    No they haven't, again you are jumping to...

    No they haven't, again you are jumping to conclusions. The type C plug is used on devices which are insulated. In the UK you will find plenty of these as well where the 3rd pin isn't used.

    You...
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    For people who don't understand two pronged plugs...

    For people who don't understand two pronged plugs here is an explanation.

    European sockets
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    No it isn't. Two pronged plug has a metal clip...

    No it isn't. Two pronged plug has a metal clip that does exactly the same thing as a three pronged plug. In other words it also has an extra ground connection, it just isn't a prong.
  46. I would see an accountant so he can calculate any...

    I would see an accountant so he can calculate any advantages. There are two problems, firstly transferring the funds from one company to another and secondly that you need to pay this out and that...
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    In the UK many devices don't actually connect to...

    In the UK many devices don't actually connect to the 3rd pin. It isn't necessary for safety purposes if the device is insulated.

    2 pin plugs also have an earth connection, it's just they use clips...
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    China just raised it's steel tariffs: China...

    China just raised it's steel tariffs:

    China hikes anti dumping duties on steel

    Welcome to the WTO.
  49. and Boris has .....?

    and Boris has .....?
  50. Excellent analysis by Ken Clarke. Brexiteers...

    Excellent analysis by Ken Clarke.

    Brexiteers are now so desperate they're turning to Boris.

    :laugh
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