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Postby Shrike » Fri 17 Mar 2017 02:27

So what does else do the pro-brexit people want exactly besides leaving the EU? Countries like Norway and Switzerland seem to be doing well along with Iceland.

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Postby orcbuster » Fri 17 Mar 2017 03:20

Shrike wrote:So what does else do the pro-brexit people want exactly besides leaving the EU? Countries like Norway and Switzerland seem to be doing well along with Iceland.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_ ... ssociation

This thing in practice means we have to follow most EU regulations.

Pro-Brexiters have made it clear they don't want anything like this and use us as worst case example scenarios
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Postby D-M » Fri 17 Mar 2017 03:25

Doinize wrote:The mess that are Brexit and Trumps "accomplishments" so far have really made a dent in to the right wing populists...


I wouldn't be so sure about that.
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Postby Mitchverr » Fri 17 Mar 2017 12:13

Shrike wrote:So what does else do the pro-brexit people want exactly besides leaving the EU? Countries like Norway and Switzerland seem to be doing well along with Iceland.


After being bailed out ofcourse, Iceland is doing well :D


But it depends on who you ask.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnmauldi ... 7eb3951f9d

https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2016/12/s ... exit-best/

Have pretty accurate articles on several of the reasons people voted leave imo.

In the latter of Mathew Parris comment, this has already been shown to be incorrect by certain EU politicians saying how if the UK voted stay they would have heavily pushed for more federalisation, as even with Brexit they are pushing for it now.
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Postby Doinize » Fri 17 Mar 2017 13:10

Dont forget the "getting out muh foreigners" part...
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Postby DrRansom » Fri 17 Mar 2017 14:20

From North Korea:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/north-korea ... le-n734771

It really seems like the two options for North Korea are:
1. Accept their nuclear deterrent
2. Go to war beforehand

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Postby Killertomato » Fri 17 Mar 2017 15:12

DrRansom wrote:From North Korea:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/north-korea ... le-n734771

It really seems like the two options for North Korea are:
1. Accept their nuclear deterrent
2. Go to war beforehand


Their first test was in 2006. We're past accepting it now.
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Postby DrRansom » Fri 17 Mar 2017 15:22

Killertomato wrote:Their first test was in 2006. We're past accepting it now.


Yep, I don't think that North Korea can be freedomized without nuclear detonations on the peninsula. Kim Jung Un now has a deterrent against the US and RoK. What a world.

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Postby Mitchverr » Fri 17 Mar 2017 16:19

Doinize wrote:Dont forget the "getting out muh foreigners" part...


That was built up to be alot higher then it actually was, kind of akin to "all who didnt vote clinton are sexist racists" type thing.


As for Korea, it comes down to this, is a nuclear blast in the region acceptable in comparason to the potential risk of the country 1) striking anyway and 2) the potential risk of them giving said information to others whom we dont want having it. I would not be suprised if Trump actually did consider a first strike option as on the table alongside China, as China will be the country having to suffer the fallout (literally) 1 can argue that the status quo is no longer acceptable to them, either way nothing will happen without China.
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Re: World news thread

Postby Doinize » Fri 17 Mar 2017 16:48

Mitchverr wrote:
Doinize wrote:Dont forget the "getting out muh foreigners" part...


That was built up to be alot higher then it actually was, kind of akin to "all who didnt vote clinton are sexist racists" type thing.


You seem have some wild coincidences on your Island...
If it was actually not that bad...what is bad?
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