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[BREXIT] Farewell Europe, and thanks for all the Fish stocks

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    SolarSolar Registered User regular
    JoeUser wrote: »

    Family rifts over Brexit: ‘I can barely look at my parents’

    Stephanie is far from being the only young person now seeing her family differently. “I’ve been having the most terrible rows with my mum about it, as I’m so heartbroken by the result,” says Alex. “Both my parents voted to leave despite me begging them not to. I tried to explain the effects it would have on my future, and my children’s future – but each time it would just end in the most awful arguments. Now, with the way things are, I feel like I can barely look at them. It sounds melodramatic, but I feel so betrayed by it all.”

    Same with me and my Nan

    it's alright for you Nan you've got a pension and no mortgage to pay

    I mean it's alright for me too but

    not for plenty of people of my age and that

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    RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    Solar wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »

    Family rifts over Brexit: ‘I can barely look at my parents’

    Stephanie is far from being the only young person now seeing her family differently. “I’ve been having the most terrible rows with my mum about it, as I’m so heartbroken by the result,” says Alex. “Both my parents voted to leave despite me begging them not to. I tried to explain the effects it would have on my future, and my children’s future – but each time it would just end in the most awful arguments. Now, with the way things are, I feel like I can barely look at them. It sounds melodramatic, but I feel so betrayed by it all.”

    Same with me and my Nan

    it's alright for you Nan you've got a pension and no mortgage to pay

    I mean it's alright for me too but

    not for plenty of people of my age and that

    Yeah, I'm reasonably sure* that I personally will be fine. I'm a native white male and my job is with a US company and hey, it just got cheaper for them to pay us. But the effects for everyone else are going to be terrible.

    *This is setting aside the cosmic horror that would be the Troubles restarting and I really don't want to think about that.

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    honoverehonovere Registered User regular
    This will surely help the economy
    Emergency Budget?

    Today Programme

    BBC Radio 4
    Posted at 09:19

    The chancellor says the next prime minister may need to hold an Emergency Budget, with tax rises and spending cuts.

    The government is not going to do that budget now, he says, but adds that "we are absolutely going to have to provide fiscal security".

    bbc.com/news/live/business-36643181

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    LiiyaLiiya Registered User regular
    Me, looking through my portfolio I'm sending off to jobs thinking "this is all EU spec health and safety construction details. oh look, here's where I've literally quoted the EU environment impact guidelines" goddddd

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
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    LiiyaLiiya Registered User regular
    wow fuck you farage.

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    Osborne wrote:
    We are in a prolonged period of economic adjustment … it will not be as economically rosy as life inside the EU. It’s very clear that the country is going to be poorer as a result of what is happening to the economy.

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    RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Osborne wrote:
    We are in a prolonged period of economic adjustment … it will not be as economically rosy as life inside the EU. It’s very clear that the country is going to be poorer as a result of what is happening to the economy.

    To be fair, he called it. This isn't like BoJo saying "well now let's not be hasty".

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    darleysamdarleysam On my way to UKRegistered User regular
    Laser-guided shade-throwing authorised by the EU:

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

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    RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    Yep, just shutting down BoJo's waffly "maybe we can have both" talk

    The only downside is if you explicitly say "single market or immigration control. choose", they could go with the latter. But I think that's a decision someone will have to make.

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    SolarSolar Registered User regular
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    That's quite a big deal!

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    tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    Yep, just shutting down BoJo's waffly "maybe we can have both" talk

    The only downside is if you explicitly say "single market or immigration control. choose", they could go with the latter. But I think that's a decision someone will have to make.

    They could, and this would make a bunch of poorer folk very happy and might stop the voter base defecting to UKIP. But the Tories must be under enormous pressure from their wealthier supporters to keep the economy buoyant. It's gonna be a hell of a choice for them.

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    Brovid HasselsmofBrovid Hasselsmof [Growling historic on the fury road] Registered User regular
    so as

    someone that doesn't understand economics all that well

    does that literally mean that everyone in britain is 14% poorer than they were pre-Brexit

    For me, literally yes, as I get paid in pounds but live using rands. My wages this month are worth 14% less than they were last month.

    Really wishing I'd had the forethought to withdraw a ton of rand before the referendum.

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    FencingsaxFencingsax It is difficult to get a man to understand, when his salary depends upon his not understanding GNU Terry PratchettRegistered User regular
    Solar wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    That's quite a big deal!

    We basically knew this, though. BoJo was just lying through his teeth.

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    Solar wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    That's quite a big deal!

    Well they really couldn't do anything else without having to do the same for Norway, Sweden, etc.

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
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    FlarneFlarne Registered User regular
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Solar wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    That's quite a big deal!

    Well they really couldn't do anything else without having to do the same for Norway, Sweden, etc.

    Hey now, Sweden is an actual member of the EU, we just don't use the euro.

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    Flarne wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Solar wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    Merkel is saying there will be no access to the single market without the free movement of people.

    That's quite a big deal!

    Well they really couldn't do anything else without having to do the same for Norway, Sweden, etc.

    Hey now, Sweden is an actual member of the EU, we just don't use the euro.

    Oh sorry, I meant Switzerland!

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    IlpalaIlpala Just this guy, y'know TexasRegistered User regular
    Christ, the balls on that guy. He stumbles into that chamber with his country kneecapped by their own hands, points at everyone else in the room, and shouts "YOU DIDN'T WIN!"

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    OmnipotentBagelOmnipotentBagel floof Registered User regular
    Ilpala wrote: »
    Christ, the balls on that guy. He stumbles into that chamber with his country kneecapped by their own hands, points at everyone else in the room, and shouts "YOU DIDN'T WIN!"

    Watching the people behind him, there's a bunch of amazing "are you fucking serious!?" faces.

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    PlatyPlaty Registered User regular
    edited June 2016
    According to article 50, any potential agreement with the UK will need to be approved by the European Parliament

    Like, by the people Farage is insulting

    His arguments are so fucking weak

    Platy on
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    IlpalaIlpala Just this guy, y'know TexasRegistered User regular
    "Don't cut off your nose to spite your face" says the man with a gaping wound where his nose was, stuffing the bloody knife hastily behind his back.

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    OmnipotentBagelOmnipotentBagel floof Registered User regular
    Is he negging the EU?

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    NarbusNarbus Registered User regular
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nTrs-HuuUc

    The whole thing's worth watching, but everyone really needs to jump to 5:20.

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    BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    "weapons grade plum" is a fantastic insult

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
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    PlatyPlaty Registered User regular
    Apparently Farage urges countries to open individual, secret negotiations with the UK to "get the best deal"

    You're living in a fantasy world, Farage

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    LiiyaLiiya Registered User regular
    Police are searching for them.

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    darleysamdarleysam On my way to UKRegistered User regular
    I don't mean to alarm anyone, but I think it's all a bit shit here right now.

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    cB557cB557 voOOP Registered User regular
    At least bus-consensus seemed to be against those guys.

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    Thank God for ubiquitous camera phones.

    Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but dies in the process.
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    KarlKarl Registered User regular
    Here's Karl's view of Brexit in a nutshell (yes this was a facebook comment on a Vice News article I wrote but bear with me)

    This was in response to someone using Freedom of Speech as their defence for voting to leave:

    Freedom of speech is the defence touted by people who know their arguments are shit. We're all in the shit because the leave campaign peddled a bunch of memorable yet ultimately bollocks sound bites and the remain campaign didn't do enough to capitalise on the mountain of facts/figures/subject matter experts which showed this was a terrible idea.
    If the leave voters actually had a solid informed argument, they could explain how we're going to remain in the EU single market without any of the open border requirements/eu budget payments/eu law compliance they hate so much.

    Because if we pull that off, I will be the first to admit I was wrong. That would be a great deal.

    Unfortunately all I see is "you're a sore loser". No, I want a plan. You voted for this, tell me what the fucking plan is because right now our currency is in the gutter and we just lost our AAA credit rating.

    Jesus it's come to this. I'm writing an essay of a post on in the Facebook comments section of a vice article. This is what brexit has done.


    Also hello secret british thread. With the Love thread gone, you are my new refuge.

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    tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    I think this British thread is as overt as it gets.

    Also defending a stupid decision on freedom of speech grounds is about the dumbest thing I can think of. It's dumb for so many, may reasons.

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    KarlKarl Registered User regular
    It's up their in the shit excuse rankings with:

    "I'm free to exercise my democratic right to vote".

    Ok good, so what the fuck are we going to do now. What did you actually vote for?

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    Labour no confidence vote going on now, results in about an hour.

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    KarlKarl Registered User regular
    I look forward to be called a Blarite/ red tory for being glad if Corbyn goes.

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    DiarmuidDiarmuid Amazing Meatball Registered User regular
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    mcpmcp Registered User regular
    Had to look up what a bin day is.

    and I feel a little dumb for not figuring it out on my own.

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    BeastehBeasteh THAT WOULD NOT KILL DRACULARegistered User regular
    edited June 2016
    I've witnessed three incidents of racial abuse in public since the brexit ordeal

    One right next to a police station

    One was while I was walking with my workmate Syed, a (British!)-Indian chap who is immensely bright, goodnatured etc etc. all around good bloke

    'Fuck off home' 'Mate i was literally born here you fucking prick'

    Two cases of 'get deported' on the bus

    These people seem to have taken brexit as tacit approval for them to spew racist vitriol without being scared of what the public thinks

    Because they assume everyone's as racist as they are

    e: Doesn't help that the city I live in is roughly 98% white

    Beasteh on
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