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originally posted by: ForteanOrg
a reply to: flyandi
Funny thing is that you think this is a victory, regardless that it violates the wishes of the Scots, the Londoners and the Norther-Irish (and roughly those of half of the rest of the population). Also: if the EU decides - democratically - that you should adhere to EU rules and laws, you are offended and yap about "violating democratic principles". If on the other hand the UK blatantly violates the democratic rights of Londoners, Scots and Northern-Irish, you're fine with that and congratulate the UK Government with their victory.
It's a bloody shame, what happened today.
originally posted by: redshoes
a reply to: Did you see them
Except that yesterday, that French company would have made more from selling that nut and bolt for 5p than they would today. £ to € rate is steadily dropping all day, which means that your £ is now worth 8% less than it was yesterday.
So actually that French company really wants to sell the same nut and bolt to the UK for 5.07p to make the same profit.
Now take that example and apply it to foreign direct investment, such as the French power company FDF which is currently engaged in a negotiation to fund the building of new Nuclear power plants in the UK, to the tune of billions. They now suddenly stand to make less on the deal than they did yesterday. If this continues, and most analysts are predicting that it will, foreign direct investment in the UK will become less profitable and less likely.
So well done UK, you've managed to create a risk that British jobs will suffer.
Also, while you're at it, check the value of your pension today. You've probably lost about 8% overnight and the longer the uncertainty continues the more you loose.
The Out side have been speaking today about how there is plenty of time to sort things out, while the EU leaders have come out and said that the process needs to start immediately. Meanwhile, you need to appoint a new Prime Minister, probably an new leader of the opposition, possibly a new referendum in Scotland and Northern Ireland. All the time while you are sitting across the table from some pretty pissed off European leaders who are not likely to be in a mood to cut a deal.
Bravo. Well done.
originally posted by: Shuye
originally posted by: PsychoEmperor
originally posted by: DanteGaland
originally posted by: Bobaganoosh
a reply to: DanteGaland
Shut up. They can control people until they can't. Uprisings have happened throughout history. Nationalism does prevail.
Why try to convince the masses that they are powerless? Do you have your own agenda or what?
EVERYTHING that has happened ...
Has happened according to someone's plan. Nothing is left to chance. The illusion of choice is STRONG and used to great effect...
These "people" people employ a vast arsenal of NLP, propaganda, subliminal, and pervasive cultural memes.
We like to THINK we have free will...but we do not, if you stop and zoom OUT and look at the historical perspective...patterns emerge.
ME? I'm just along for the ride...I'm just an observer, watching the hilarity [and sadness] of the human rat race.
Let's be honest, if the vote was to stay in you would have said "it was planned!" Since its out, your response is "it was plAnned!"
If anything this result PROVES it wasn't planned. The elite wanted to stay in the government the media, the all wanted to stay in. This is a huge win for the British people, don't take it away from them.
Congrats United Kingdom!
I still don't believe the masses are actually in control of anything, it's all about the illusion of choice and you see it every election everywhere in the world with whom the people are supposedly choosing for office.
I must say i'm really surprised with the results, either they had a problem with manipulating the results or I don't know.. it feels weird and exciting all together, but i'll be waiting for what's to come next to confirm Brits are out of the EU.
originally posted by: Substracto
a reply to: DerBeobachter
Oh so, the people between 18 to 24 voted to remain, ok, it's their future, ok, the people mostly above from 50 to 60 something decided to leave, ok, they were the ones that actually witnessed how the EU did to the UK in the first place! Also, thats why it is a democracy every vote counts the same, independent of age...
originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: Soloprotocol
Behave, one random nutcase, we voted out, get over it.
Now if you whinge bag Scots nat's wanna do one from the UK then that's fine by me...you shat it at the last vote though lol
Ok that's true, but most parts needed by UK manufacturers come from guess where? The continental EU. We are going to be in big trouble if the pound keeps going down, sure we can can sell it cheap but if you buy the parts from the EU then things are going to cost more to make in the first place.
originally posted by: GemmyMcGemJew
a reply to: redshoes
Yet the demand for trade will increase if the pound decreases in value. In the long term it is more beneficial in terms of exports.