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Brexit: UK votes to leave the EU

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LeisureSuitL wrote:
Mar 16th, 2017 3:55 pm
The Queen gave her Royal Assent on Article 50, which allows PM May to trigger Brexit anytime.

The moment Parliament discovered the Queen had signed historic Brexit Bill
May doesn't seem to be thinking about this at all but simply rushing headlong towards the abyss! The next general election is not until 2020 so the sooner she triggers Article 50 the more time she has to look good. She desperately wants to be elected to give her government some credibility.
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Jimbobs wrote:
Mar 16th, 2017 6:04 pm
May doesn't seem to be thinking about this at all but simply rushing headlong towards the abyss! The next general election is not until 2020 so the sooner she triggers Article 50 the more time she has to look good. She desperately wants to be elected to give her government some credibility.
Well, she better hope and pray that Brexit pays off and gives the supporters their wealth.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Mar 16th, 2017 6:18 pm
Well, she better hope and pray that Brexit pays off and gives the supporters their wealth.
The failure of that thinking is the notion that the government gives people their wealth. The government never makes wealthy it only takes it.
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silky28 wrote:
Mar 16th, 2017 8:45 pm
The failure of that thinking is the notion that the government gives people their wealth. The government never makes wealthy it only takes it.
Not so! Governments make some people wealthy at the expense of others.
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Jimbobs wrote:
Mar 16th, 2017 9:39 pm
Not so! Governments make some people wealthy at the expense of others.
Governments do not make wealth.
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silky28 wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 2:57 pm
Governments do not make wealth.
That is a separate argument and completely unrelated to my comment that they "make some people wealthy".
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Jimbobs wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 3:51 pm
That is a separate argument and completely unrelated to my comment that they "make some people wealthy".
To make someone wealthy you have to make wealth. Creating a regulatory environment where some people become wealthy is not making the wealthy, wealthy.
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silky28 wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 11:34 pm
To make someone wealthy you have to make wealth. Creating a regulatory environment where some people become wealthy is not making the wealthy, wealthy.
Wrong. To make some people wealthy you have to take from some and give to others.
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silky28 wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 11:34 pm
To make someone wealthy you have to make wealth. Creating a regulatory environment where some people become wealthy is not making the wealthy, wealthy.
So giving your supporters well paid government appointed jobs and/or big government contracts and/or changing the rules to allow them to become wealthy don't count?
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tk1000 wrote:
Mar 18th, 2017 9:48 am
Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU, and will now be taken out against their will.
Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from Northern Ireland

That's funny. Farmers whose land straddles the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have capitalized on that with impunity for many years. If the UK actually does leave the UK, they will probably capitalize on the "new" situation again!
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Jimbobs wrote:
Mar 18th, 2017 1:41 am
So giving your supporters well paid government appointed jobs and/or big government contracts and/or changing the rules to allow them to become wealthy don't count?
That is not making people wealthy, that is simply moving around wealth. And that is what the LEFT does. If you are against governments doing that than you should be supporting conservative notions of small government and little taxation.
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You think the EU wants Ireland without the UK?

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