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Are we going to die post-Brexit?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by SeanJ_99, Nov 5, 2018.

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  1. enzina

    enzina LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I have noticed Abbott is shipping the Libre from France, so price will go up as well.
    I'm not worried too because i believe in unicorns. :clown:
     
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  2. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My point was that the media play up any speculation of disaster and don't report any preparations to avert it. How much of your work pre Y2K got into the media compared with the stories of doom?
     
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    enzina LADA · Well-Known Member

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    The brilliant James o' Brien on LBC is spot on one more time. If you can, tune in!
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    We are suffering from Cameron's legacy.
    He thought he could quell dissent in his own party. Instead he stirred up an hornets nest of malcontents and those who have vested interests in investments.
    One particular ardent brexiteer moved his company to Dublin, so I am told.

    There is always too much hot air and lack of rational debate on the run up to events like the referendum.
    I hope to goodness we are not getting like the USA with their paranoia over the Mexican border when the welcoming Statue of Liberty at the other end of country proclaims the exact opposite assertion of, perhaps, a Christian paraphrase, welcoming the masses to the shores of the Land of the Free.

    I hope eventually British good sense and balance takes control again.
    Then we shall know this is not all about privilege but the best interests of the country at large.
    D.
     
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  5. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    brassyblonde900 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A lot of our business leaders are rent seekers.
    The way they are bleating about Brexit, one could see that all they do is cry crocodile tears and our compliant govt will enact policies that will capitulate to their demands.
    Common why spoil the fun with a sensible post.
    Some of your young 'uns believe we must have been some vassal state of Europe before joining the EU.
    Wow just wow.
    Beef.
    Hindus eat water buffalo because cows are sacred
    https://www.exoticmeatmarkets.com/Bison-and-Water-Buffalo-Sampler-p/samplerbuffalomeat10.htm
     
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  7. Engineer88

    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Bets on brexit going ahead after this week?!
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I used to get cryovaced buffalo rib fillet and rump from a woman that worked in a meat works in the Northern Territories. It was very nice to eat cooked on a barbeque or grilled, it's near the same as beef.

    I think it might not happen, but I will not put money on it.
     
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    SeanJ_99 · Member

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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Yeh, Brexit will happen and tbh I'm past caring.
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Main problem is disruption to established supply chains
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    How is that relevant
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's disruption to JIT supply chains. Fairly obvious
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. We've wasted years on this nonsense and failed to address real issues in society and the economy
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    But, why don't we do that now? We have some incredibly complicated supply chains. It would take years to become self sufficient in medicines and we have no control over foreign manufacturers, or where there decide to manufacture
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We are stockpiling medicines. The NHS will be paying for the cost of this
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't think there's any evidence that we're on top of this at all.
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Quite
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    I don't know why we don't do it now. Buy British used to be shouted from the hill tops at one time. I was shocked recently with a news item. A group of illegal immigrants were caught at Newhaven docks inside a lorry. The lorry was carrying bottled water. Why???????? We have as much if not more water in this country than anywhere in Europe. It just blew my head in reading that.
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's not the point. They will still want to sell us stuff. It's disruption to supply chains caused by customs checks. Many components to factories or items to stores are delivered on a Just In Time basis. Companies do not hold large stocks of inventories. Check out these videos



    Jason Hunter is a former trade negotiator
     
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