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by piquant
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9171631/Ministers-troops-standby-clear-backlog-ports.html Does the EU really think that by acting like this the UK is going to come running back? What a shambolic, vindictive organisation EU is. We leverage our position as do they, and again, we asked for th...
by piquant
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I think this is all winding down now. Trump, his cronies and all the right wing conspiracies, have been thoroughly discredited - On here their support has dwindled to just the ramblings of a right wing loon and the petulance of a very sore loser. It's over. Reports that Q'Anon supporters are very d...
by piquant
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9171631/Ministers-troops-standby-clear-backlog-ports.html Does the EU really think that by acting like this the UK is going to come running back? What a shambolic, vindictive organisation EU is. We leverage our position as do they, and again, we asked for th...
by piquant
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Step 4: The lads in Whitehall come up with a new plan to distract you witless idiots for another week from your nose diving economy. In our slight defence Brexit is more about some tapering on the margins, which still means it's a witless idea and additionally it's been enacted badly by some very s...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I know very little about Q-anon but can understand why people are interested. Oh, and it's not f**king Brain Patterns. :lol: Feckwanker, in another time you could have been easily have been persuaded to be a concentration camp guard, it's SO in your mentality. The absolute state of you. I seem to h...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Ben didn’t do his homework over the previous 4 years. This - it’s one form ffs If brexit helps push under businesses that are badly run and can’t do admin like Marks and Spencer’s , so be it - Tesco’s do better clothes now anyways and much cheaper. Ben is transporting non perishable LED’s , being h...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Reported, like this you mean? https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-music-tours-visa-free-eu-b1786588.html No 10 has admitted an EU proposal to allow visa-free tours by musicians was rejected, apparently because of a belief it clashed with ending free movement. https://www.bbc.co.uk...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

But if you're touring say 100-150 people across 20 countries How many bands does that actually apply to these days? smaller bands, fewer resources, smaller margins. Still stuffed, even more so as this is often a primary income source until they make it big. Weak attempt from Bimbo at Fake News btw....
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

If anyone heard More or Less earlier they spent a couple of minutes mocking Mourdant and Gove for their inability to use fractions when noting our future share of fish. It is of course possible they didn't make simple errors in their maths and were rather telling rancid lies
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The musicians have a point that the government is failing them on access to their EU work markets, but why are we looking at exemptions for musicians over other industries. Are the touring musicians not a little like the fisherman and a little irrelevant as part of the whole, and if the rest of us ...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Oh, still no unicorns. C'mon Brexiters, sort it out
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The musicians have a point that the government is failing them on access to their EU work markets, but why are we looking at exemptions for musicians over other industries. Are the touring musicians not a little like the fisherman and a little irrelevant as part of the whole, and if the rest of us a...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

They knew they were leaving on Jan 31st 2020. Details of the final settlement were irrelevant. They needed to establish a viable set of customs procedures as used by other 3rd level countries on the basis that they had made an irrevocable commitment to leave the market. Did they? Who made a commitm...
by piquant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I've changed my mind about him after that speech. I'll miss the big guy *sniff Politics will get boring now. Hope Biden does some Brit bashing. I'm always up for that Don't worry you can watch the carnage of Brexit and the political fallout in the UK. It's going to be spicy... Unfortunately. https:...
by piquant
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.
Replies: 54
Views: 2439

Re: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.

Difference between Okoye and some of the other players mentioned on this list is that most of the others were actually decent rugby players. If Okoye was any good, he wouldn't have been dicking around with discus. I don't think he even got a senior academy deal anywhere (happy to be corrected). Cle...
by piquant
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.
Replies: 54
Views: 2439

Re: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.

Difference between Okoye and some of the other players mentioned on this list is that most of the others were actually decent rugby players. If Okoye was any good, he wouldn't have been dicking around with discus. I don't think he even got a senior academy deal anywhere (happy to be corrected). Cle...
by piquant
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.ft.com/content/bd9f9910-aa3f-4dbb-a4ca-ed8bb1f65349?fbclid=IwAR3XtJimZszAVe-wV0NWZBVEmgMaC8irc09wwa74froXLtZklqOK0GlTCjw Whinging FT bigging up being Irish. UK multinationals /companies providing services to the EU will pay a premium for people with EU passports, making UK only passport...
by piquant
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Mick how about if there is no evidence of fraud found and when Biden becomes president next January, you have to flounce? There has been evidence. Many people gave written and verbal evidence of fraud at numerous hearings. The fact it has not been tried in court is irrelevant Looks like there will ...
by piquant
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I doubt she's whored herself out in such fashion, the same for Hope Hicks.
by piquant
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The Optimist wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:22 pm Image
There are some of them you wonder if they know better, but she really isn't that thick. She just doesn't care about the consequences when set against advancing her own position.
by piquant
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Hypothetically, if the two bat chit crazy bints were to be turfed out of the House...What would happen to their seats? If a senator dies, retires, etc., I think the State Governor appoints a replacement. I see Lauren Boebert's communications director has resigned. Say for example, this is related t...
by piquant
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Hypothetically, if the two bat chit crazy bints were to be turfed out of the House...What would happen to their seats? If a senator dies, retires, etc., I think the State Governor appoints a replacement. I see Lauren Boebert's communications director has resigned. Say for example, this is related t...
by piquant
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

What was their reason for being there, bimbo? To protest. If you think it was to over throw the industrial military might of the USA and install Trump as a dictator then I’ve a really decent bridge for you. I'm pretty sure the intention was to prevent the ratification of the election results. Trump...
by piquant
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

If this is the standard of Liberal Democrat discourse then I despair for the parties future prospects. I suggest you follow the advice of Lady Clegg https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/brexit-news/europe-news/what-remainers-should-have-done-differently-6904236 Miriam González Durántez International tr...
by piquant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you think your guys are making winning decisions for you? Really. No bullshit? Yes, its not just about the money. I'd happily be 5% 10% poorer to be out of the EU. Labour won't win until they can pass what I call "the Falklands Test". If Argentina invaded again would Labour send a military fleet...
by piquant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I don't think it matters, all the matters is how the public perceive them. Following on from the above point. If I was a serious remainer I would be having a word with the dutch police as if they think that stories about Beef and Ham Sandwiches being confiscated at the border is going to help the R...
by piquant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

No real issue with Remoaniacs moaning, issue is when they (as British citizens and British politicians) act like then want the UK to fail. Even if we fail if Remoaniacs are acting like they want the UK to fail and then telling us "i told you so" , do they honestly think the UK electorate is going t...
by piquant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Brits on food eh :roll: Anti-elitist Brexitists bragging about eating in Michelin starred restaurants one minute and blind to the simple benefits of quality FRESH ingredients on tap. Always looking for a silly, nationalist edge. Fact is Brexit is fucki ng fresh food supply chains - which benefit al...
by piquant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

However much brexiters are derided by remainers regarding unicorns and believing lies fornthe economic effect of brexit, the exact same level of ignorance is displayed on the remainer side re ‘things will be worse and more expensive for the uk consumer’. There is always this assumption that joe pub...
by piquant
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

However much brexiters are derided by remainers regarding unicorns and believing lies fornthe economic effect of brexit, the exact same level of ignorance is displayed on the remainer side re ‘things will be worse and more expensive for the uk consumer’. There is always this assumption that joe pub...
by piquant
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

However much brexiters are derided by remainers regarding unicorns and believing lies fornthe economic effect of brexit, the exact same level of ignorance is displayed on the remainer side re ‘things will be worse and more expensive for the uk consumer’. There is always this assumption that joe pub...
by piquant
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128824
Views: 5549586

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

We're not a democracy we're a republic? This seems to be quite a common view among GOP politicians and one of the reasons they don't want to scrap the electoral college Why Republicans Don’t Want A Democracy It is remarkable how quickly certain phrases and ideas get embedded. 5-6 years ago, Republi...
by piquant
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The average cost of transporting a lorryload of goods to the UK from Germany was 26 per cent higher in the first week of 2021 compared with the average for the third quarter of last year, according to figures from Transporeon, which tracks freight flows. Bad luck on the Germans hey. :lol: :lol: Whe...
by piquant
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I fear we can forget buccaneering and that goes for most larger western democracies. Just listening to a Katya Adler programme on Dante in 2021 and someone has just noted Ulysses as being the original Brexieter (inspired commentary on the back of Tusk's observation there's a special place in hell f...
by piquant
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

SNP independence plans not completely thought through shocker! And the Tory EU Exit strategy plans were clear pre referrendum? I actually think that what has happened is pretty much where Boris wanted to be. In any event you don't need much of a plan to leave a club . Need a bigger plan if you want...
by piquant
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

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The price would be joining the Euro. Non-negotiable. Tell that to the SNP. In their secession plan they think they can join the EU and keep Sterling. SNP independence plans not completely thought through shocker! And the Tory EU Exit strategy plans were clear pre referrendum? I actually think that ...
by piquant
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

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Also the EU will not want us to join again unless they are 100% sure we won't leave again. Single market membership/EU membership is not something the UK can unilaterally decide. The price would be joining the Euro. Non-negotiable. That significantly cuts the already slim chance of the UK rejoining...
by piquant
Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

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Brexit isn't over, far too much of the deal saw the can being kicked down the road rather than making a deal. Perhaps that's for the best in many ways, it takes much of the emotion out of the discussion if the coverage leans towards Brexit being done Yes. It's over. There will always be 'further ne...
by piquant
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Brexit isn't over, far too much of the deal saw the can being kicked down the road rather than making a deal. Perhaps that's for the best in many ways, it takes much of the emotion out of the discussion if the coverage leans towards Brexit being done
by piquant
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24001
Views: 565510

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The standard Brexiter retort of "It's only a few 100 jobs / It's just a few small companies / Only a small number of reduncies etc etc" completely ignores the cumulative effect of these announcements... Just like the standard Remainer response is the relentless posting and over egging of every news...