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UK:

no free movement of persons

no customs union

no difference of status and treatment between N. Ireland and rest of UK

no prevalence of EU law, past or future

EU:

we refuse to put ham, cheese, tomatoes and olives on your pizza in view of your order: "hold the ham, cheese, tomatoes and olives".

I used to be afew. I'm still not many.

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Wed Jan 16th, 2019 at 04:42:48 PM EST
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Clarity EU loses ... can't beat British humor! 😏

Watching the play acts in the Commons, it's the ghost of Shakespeare and great acting. Do miss the dress code of the bob wig of speaker Bercow, a tradition going back three centuries. Today's impression of modern leadership is proven false.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Wed Jan 16th, 2019 at 05:58:38 PM EST
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Well, now, look:

I count two (2) invisible UK "red lines" which doubtless will not be debated by the odious before the confidence vote.

  • income (loss)
  • commercial credit

BorderIrish ("backstop") is a bit of a spanner, as it has appeared --and disappeared as quickly-- to preclude sovereignty of UK gov and harmonious union of sundry subjects of the one Crown.

Did anyone recall poor BorderIrish in debate of confidence in Mme May today?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Jan 16th, 2019 at 08:26:17 PM EST
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Did anyone recall poor BorderIrish in debate of confidence in Mme May today?

British politicians? Caring about Ireland? In which imaginary universe?

by Bernard on Wed Jan 16th, 2019 at 08:38:41 PM EST
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