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19th Sep 2019, 23:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,539
Posted By Economics101

I don't think so. The UK-IRL common travel area...

I don't think so. The UK-IRL common travel area will still be there, so your arrival at DUB gets you into the CTA, which is quite a separate from (and predates) the EU.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2019, 23:34
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

WingNut60: It's not just electrical products, and...

WingNut60: It's not just electrical products, and certainly not just what wattage is used for kettles. I was trying to make a point about common product specifications in general. My point extends to...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2019, 23:18
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

I'm intrigued about how this thread has got...

I'm intrigued about how this thread has got preoccupied with kettles.

Seriously, though, the real issue is whether it is better to have agreed international (Europe-wide at least) regulations for...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2019, 09:48
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

Pontius Navigator: you posted You are...

Pontius Navigator: you posted

You are referring to what I posted: .

What I meant was that in straightforward EU budgetary terms, Ireland is now a net contributor (payments to EU budget exceed...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2019, 23:33
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

Jack D : This it total rubbish. First the...

Jack D :

This it total rubbish. First the RoI has been a net contributor to the EU budget for a few years now. It is a net beneficiary from the SIngle Market and the Customs Union, and like...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2019, 12:30
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

Maybe this is in the wrong thread, but I think I...

Maybe this is in the wrong thread, but I think I have the solution to the Brexit mess. Boris should go to his friend Trump and tell him to forget Greenland, why not buy Northern Ireland instead. The...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2019, 23:22
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

Boris Johnson has written to Donald Tusk to-day:...

Boris Johnson has written to Donald Tusk to-day: https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/political-parties/conservative-party/boris-johnson/news/106014/read-full-boris-johnsons

BJ writes:

What...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2019, 23:20
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

She hasn't gone away, you know: ...

She hasn't gone away, you know:



https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/aug/12/caroline-lucas-apologises-for-omitting-bame-women-from-proposal
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2019, 23:43
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

I'm sure the Brexiteers will have a good laugh at...

I'm sure the Brexiteers will have a good laugh at this. For once I would agree with them.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2019, 23:17
Replies: 1,381
Views: 201,971
Posted By Economics101

yellowtriumph The Irish beef farmers have...

yellowtriumph

The Irish beef farmers have been totally over the top in their reaction to the EU-Mercosur proposals. Like farmers in most of Europe they don't want to give up a huge level of...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2019, 12:00
Replies: 3,874
Views: 575,095
Posted By Economics101

Sallyann1234: Yes, but the terms were not...

Sallyann1234: Yes, but the terms were not settled and there was an expectation of a Deal. What Carlos Tavares is obviously referring to is the car industry nightmare of a no-deal.
Last April, when...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2019, 09:32
Replies: 11,532
Views: 1,273,598
Posted By Economics101

Jack D: If Varadkar's sexual orientation...

Jack D:

If Varadkar's sexual orientation is irrelevant, then why do you bring it up in the first place? Whatever criticisms we have of him in Ireland, this matter just never arises. At least it...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2019, 00:20
Replies: 11,532
Views: 1,273,598
Posted By Economics101

Jack D, to quote you: This confirms all I...

Jack D, to quote you:

This confirms all I had suspected about the tinge of racism in the Brexit camp. And I hadn't realised that perhaps there was a touch of homophobia as well.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2019, 23:24
Replies: 110
Views: 12,275
Posted By Economics101

When international institutions such as the World...

When international institutions such as the World Bank talk about poverty in Africa and parts of Asia they use an absolute measure, such as income per person less than (say) $1.65 per day (adjusted...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2019, 23:21
Replies: 13,167
Views: 10,537,143
Posted By Economics101

Former troublesome neighbours, Mr and Mrs Roe,...

Former troublesome neighbours, Mr and Mrs Roe, had 2 even more troublesome sons, who got labelled Skid and Death.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2019, 10:30
Replies: 1,381
Views: 201,971
Posted By Economics101

ORAC and others: the link you quote to get the...

ORAC and others: the link you quote to get the 12.8% tariff on Lamb ( A close look at no-deal lamb tariffs - AHDB Beef & Lamb...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2019, 09:44
Replies: 88
Views: 10,035
Posted By Economics101

from to-day's Torygraph. Maybe the EU would...

from to-day's Torygraph.

Maybe the EU would benefit from better leadership, like the UK. You could give them Corbyn, Boris, Grayling, Davis, and many more. No need even to call on Farage if you...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2019, 08:38
Replies: 88
Views: 10,035
Posted By Economics101

Thus speaketh Blossy. Your Westminster...

Thus speaketh Blossy.

Your Westminster parliament could not agree to support any of the numerous propositions put to it on Brexit during the past year. Is this the new "normal".
When 27...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2019, 23:27
Replies: 1,381
Views: 201,971
Posted By Economics101

Smile I was surprised to see Max Hastings, former Daily...

I was surprised to see Max Hastings, former Daily Telegraph, editor write the following piece in the Guardian (of all places) to-day:...
21st Jun 2019, 22:45
Replies: 16
Views: 3,283
Posted By Economics101

They are not comparable: The US debt is...

They are not comparable: The US debt is denominated in US currency, so its not "foreign" in the same sense as Russia having USD or -denominated debt.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 23:15
Replies: 303
Views: 126,117
Posted By Economics101

As Mae West said: "Is that a gun in your pocket...

As Mae West said: "Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just being friendly?"
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2019, 11:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By Economics101

Ah, yes: I see Lord Mayor Ring is an Independent,...

Ah, yes: I see Lord Mayor Ring is an Independent, whose election is favoured by our multi-seat Proportional Representation system. A lot of eccentrics and nutters make in into our councils and ...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Apr 2019, 00:04
Replies: 108
Views: 19,268
Posted By Economics101

Mary had a little lamb She also had a bear ...

Mary had a little lamb
She also had a bear
I've often seen her lamb
But I've never seen her bare
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 23:04
Replies: 49
Views: 4,662
Posted By Economics101

Does Canada have high tariffs on food products...

Does Canada have high tariffs on food products such as Marmite?
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 23:00
Replies: 11,532
Views: 1,273,598
Posted By Economics101

Pontius Navigator: What you are describing...

Pontius Navigator:

What you are describing is the specialization which free trade (or customs union + Single Market) generally brings about and which has long been realised as mutually...
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