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  1. http://www.thenational.scot/news/15200936.MPs_tell_May_she_must_formally_respond_to_Nicola_Sturgeon_over_Brexit____as_a_matter_of_urgency___/
  2. Aye, a small part of a small country was able to stop the EU in its tracks, just shame that hadn't happened before the vote, would have stopped the whole "unelected dictatorship" bollocks right there and then
  3. Ah, the Trump deflection. "We" are not in a position to tell anyone to pay for NATO.
  4. It was a statement of fact. Nothing more, nothing less. If it hadn't been overblown by the media it would simply have been digested by the other side and not a word would have been said until the negotiations. What about the threat from the EU - if you don't pay us fifty billion we don't start trade talks? Where is the shit storm about that? BALLS
  5. It's all bollocks. Whipped up by the media and now knocked down by the media. That's how they work. It sells papers, advertising etc. and keeps them in their grubby little jobs. It's a quote from the top of the EU, and repeated what everyone thought when they saw the content of May's abysmal threat letter. Yes. A quote that says they don't believe that interpretation. Did you actually read your link? They actually said that they are taking Mays word that she didn't not mean it to be a threat. Its called diplomacy...clearly something May is lacking. So why do you believe them and not her? That self-hate syndrome coming through again. We have taught the population to hate the country and everything it ever stood for. We've done such a good job miring the young in misplaced guilt. Why? It was clearly a threat, everyone read it that way when the letter was made public initially, this is just confirmation that it was also taken that way too. Now, WM are scrambling to say it's something it wasn't to save not getting negotiations off on a horrible footing. Magnanimously EU officials are seemingly willing to accept that, at least publicly. As Richard says, it's diplomacy, something for which this brexit govt seem totally unskilled in.
  6. It's all bollocks. Whipped up by the media and now knocked down by the media. That's how they work. It sells papers, advertising etc. and keeps them in their grubby little jobs. It's a quote from the top of the EU, and repeated what everyone thought when they saw the content of May's abysmal threat letter. We hold all the aces I don't see why we should bend over. Those are our terms, thank you and goodbye. We don't hold any aces, we're bluffing with 7-2o
  7. It's all bollocks. Whipped up by the media and now knocked down by the media. That's how they work. It sells papers, advertising etc. and keeps them in their grubby little jobs. It's a quote from the top of the EU, and repeated what everyone thought when they saw the content of May's abysmal threat letter.
  8. perfect Aye, you had a point on that one, I assume that after 86 pages, the only reason you brought it back up was because it's the first time you've been right eh? The rest is never backed up by a link to anything.
  9. Telt! http://www.thecanary.co/2017/03/30/nicola-sturgeons-two-finger-salute-westminster-week-making-everyone-wish-scottish-video/
  10. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-theresa-may-article-50-negotiations-security-threat-latest-leave-eu-european-union-a7659466.html Slapped doon
  11. Oh me. Do you ever grasp a concept? Whisky **revenue** is shown in the financial reporting of the UK as going from England, it goes to balance of payments, boosts England (where it's credited) and reduces Scotland's figures. no it doesn't, i feel 5 nil coming up..... Well at least you admitted this isn't about "export duty" I suppose nope, i know the snp like to lie about everything, but your so wrong.... "you're" Link to this claim then please. For once back up your hearsay.
  12. Oh me. Do you ever grasp a concept? Whisky **revenue** is shown in the financial reporting of the UK as going from England, it goes to balance of payments, boosts England (where it's credited) and reduces Scotland's figures. no it doesn't, i feel 5 nil coming up..... Well at least you admitted this isn't about "export duty" I suppose
  13. How do you manage to be so wrong so often? 1. It would make sod all difference if her family was from England, so not sure what point you're going for, but.. 2. she has one English grandmother. Hope that helps.
  14. Oh me. Do you ever grasp a concept? Whisky **revenue** is shown in the financial reporting of the UK as going from England, it goes to balance of payments, boosts England (where it's credited) and reduces Scotland's figures.
  15. at the moment all good imported into the uk from outside the eu come under wto, this adds less than 2% to the cost via tariffs it changes but it is 1.97% at the moment,this is the amount the uk treasury is getting clear? never said otherwise but actual income at the moment from wto tariffs is less than 2%.... actual treasury income, its not that hard to understand is it...... You were of course implying that under WTO rules we'll be tariffed less than 2%, as will our exports, and then deliberately conflated the current increase in EU goods, which is solely down to the exchange rate and nothing else, as an example of how trading with Europe is more expensive.
  16. at the moment all good imported into the uk from outside the eu come under wto, this adds less than 2% to the cost via tariffs it changes but it is 1.97% at the moment,this is the amount the uk treasury is getting clear? never said otherwise but actual income at the moment from wto tariffs is less than 2%....
  17. Yeah this is the bit I wanted clarified, so you're blaming the EU for the fall in the pound? The reason goods are going up - as you'll have seen most noticeably in the shops - is the crash in sterling. Tarriffs vary widely, between 4% to 32% under WTO rules. There sure isn't a flat rate.
  18. Can I clarify what you're saying here? You're saying that under WTO rules the price of european cars sold in the UK has gone up less than 2%, now, already, due to said WTO tariffs? If that's not what you mean please clarify - without your usual non-answer, round the houses pish - exactly what you do mean?
  19. Ah, I see, you're just being a dick now. Bye then.
  20. as international maritime law won't interfere, its british and staying that way.... oh dear Well obviously you're wrong on that. But I'll give you a chance to explain why you think that's not the case. ask iceland or germany who have been trying to change the boundaries since ww2, scotland has zero access.... The maritime boundaries around the British Isles are, I'm afraid, split by the individual countries, the UK just happens to hoover up those as it stands now. Scotland leaves, Scotland takes it's waters.
  21. as international maritime law won't interfere, its british and staying that way.... oh dear Well obviously you're wrong on that. But I'll give you a chance to explain why you think that's not the case.
  22. We all know how the term "anti-semite" gets thrown around, just like the racism card. There are many people, people who are friends of Israel and who have nothing but respect for Jews, who are referred to as anti-semites by some groups. For example, the Anti-Defamation League. They're well known propagandists for the state of Israel who throw the label at anyone who criticises Israel. Even Jews Norman Finkelstein and Chumpsky get routinely called antisemites by the ADL. It's hilarious. And by now, we all know how the term "fake news" now gets thrown around to deflect any embarassing coverage of person "x" or argument "x".
  23. Aye, west of Shetland, it's almost the channel islands
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