Trading Politics : EU Membership Referendum (Brexit)

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Euler
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Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:58 pm


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Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:59 pm

Euler wrote:And people wondered why the majority voted leave: -

https://www.rt.com/news/349063-istanbul ... nd-asylum/

Maybe if countries like Russia didn't have such bad human rights records more countries would be happy to allow extradition to them. And RT news is hardly going to be critical of Russia is it? Sadly the majority of voters, on both sides, were too apathetic to look behind the moral panic grabbing headlines.

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Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:05 pm

The plot thickens, that's very interesting yet not wholly surprising

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Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:22 pm

Wherever there's betting they'll be allegations of rigging especially from the losing side and even more so if it's assumed a stone cold certainty. Considering the Director of the Betting Research Unit and Political Forecasting Unit at Nottingham Business School was originally touting this as being rigged in the opposite direction just shows how often the academics and city get these things wrong. You only have to note how wrong the pollsters and bookies got the Tory majority at the last election to see these aren't isolated.

I'd be inclined to believe a lot of the errors come from the pollsters and city being far too London centric and living in their own little bubble.

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Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:07 am

Article 50 appears to be a catch 22?

https://spinninghugo.wordpress.com/2016 ... e-invoked/

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Sat Jul 02, 2016 12:31 pm

Euler wrote:Article 50 appears to be a catch 22?

https://spinninghugo.wordpress.com/2016 ... e-invoked/
It's like being stuck in the worst marriage imaginable. Just when you think there's light at the end of the tunnel, you find evil forces are stopping you from getting a divorce

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Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:30 pm

I think the EU should have followed Ireland and held referendums around the constitution and got them change but if the EU refused then leave.

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Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:15 pm

Euler wrote:I think the EU should have followed Ireland and held referendums around the constitution and got them change but if the EU refused then leave.
Regarding this, the next constitutional referendum in Ireland is most likely to be about repealing the 8th amendment to the constitution!

The 8th amendment gives equal rights to the unborn child and mother, basically banning abortion. Even in cases of fatal fetal abnormalities where the child has 0% of being born alive and the mothers life could be at risk, no possibility of abortion, get on Ryanair and fook off to England pretty much!

A bit more background, the 8th amendment was in 1983, a time when the church still held a huge say in everything that happened in Ireland. Also before the priests/christian brothers abusing kids scandals came to light, always known, but never nationally recognised. The parish priest in my primary school was known as Fr Willygrabber for fook sake!

The under 35 group showed the national will to get rid of the backwards religious reputation of Ireland by turning out en masse for the last referendum recognising gay marriage, they will no doubt do the same whenever the bucket of cunts in government finally set a date for this referendum.

As a 35 year old, I can firmly say the only people voting to keep the 8th amendment will be the severely religious, or uninformed arseholes, thankfully they're in the minority now. Even the elderly are more tolerant to being liberal now, for example, my president (while a senator) debated Tea Party boy Michael Graham and called him a wanker in a live radio debate!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZO2jIR8hc4

Once the referendum is announced and markets open, it's a no brainer the Repeal side will win by a large margin, get ready to fill your pockets! :P

Apologies for the long post going off topic. :?

Back on topic, personally it looks to me like Gove used the whole campaign as a Trojan Horse towards leadership of the party. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vaz4SNKlW98

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Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:06 pm

Shares Extend Rally On Carney Stimulus Hope
http://news.sky.com/story/1719871/share ... mulus-hope

just what you need when the currency is under pressure... Carney promises lower rates and more printing.

they'll be desperate to prevent any fall in house prices because they know the whole house of cards economic policy fails when that happens.


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