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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

GE prediction of professor J. Curtice, the UK's leading election expert with an excellent track record on predicting the brexit referendum result as well as the 2 most recent election results in 2015 and 2017: https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/shelagh-fogarty/professor-john-curtice-makes-surpri...

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by sabenapilot
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

"Brexit in meltdown" Millions of commemorative 50p coins we ordered by the government after PM Johnson pledged to leave the EU 'do or die' at the end of this month, but after it became clear yet another extension was looming their production was 'paused' by the Chancellor. This evening it ...

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by sabenapilot
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
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Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

So, with the extension now granted AND accepted in writing by BoJo (including his signature), over to the next question: Who's the UK going to nominate as its next future EU commissioner? https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/842622/20191028_...

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by sabenapilot
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Meanwhile, the UK economy is nowhere near prepared: Britain is supposed to crash out of the EU at the end of next week, but SME who only export to the EU and didn't have to deal with any custom declarations so far, are still completely unaware how they will have to ship their products as from Nov 1s...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Just as the second extension forced TM's Government into organizing European elections in the UK, BoJo's third extension has a sobering side effect: as the UK is bound to remain an EU member beyond the end of this month, it is up to him to urgently appoint a new British EU commissioner…. https://www...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

In a move that will surprise nobody, the EU has agreed to another extension. While agreed in principle, the exact length of the extension will not be decided until next week. The EU has accepted the principle that it will NEVER push a member out against its own will, so if Britain asks for an exten...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
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Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

if the UK wants to appeal less to illegal migrants, it should start with introducing an id scheme for all residents and link it to their routine activities so it becomes very difficult to actually live a normal life if you're not correctly listed as either a citizen or a permanent (legal) resident....

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by sabenapilot
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
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Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

It's also because the UK (together with Ireland which together form the CTA) is the only country in the EU not having an identity card, meaning that once you are in, there's no quick way to check if somebody is illegal or not! .. I was under the impression that the freedom of movement in the EU all...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

If the UK is so bad, why do so many want to go there, even at the risk of a horrible death. In this case 39 dead: Ah, the million euro... euh pound question! Apart from the fact that the UK has massive needs for low or no skilled labour, and that it is culturally an easy country to integrate into d...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
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Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

To add insult to injury, the EU will deal with the THIRD request for an extension from the UK in a written procedure, meaning: 1- there will not even be a European summit in Brussels any more to decide on it: after all: it's just routine now, isn't it? ;) 2- BoJo will have to sign off on the docume...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Indeed, I find it remarkable how a PM can apparently now get away with breaking promisses made only in the morning! In simple terms, what did the PM do to break his promise of leaving the EU by 31-Oct-2019? I wasn't talking about that promise, because it's not a promise at all: it's a wish, since i...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Supreme Leader Juncker has said there will be no further delay on Brexit. We’re leaving on the 31st October whatever happens now. The no deal express is leaving the station and accelerating down the track. I hope you didn't buy a ticket for the no-deal express. :rotfl: You're going to have to cance...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

To add insult to injury, the EU will deal with the THIRD request for an extension from the UK in a written procedure, meaning: 1- there will not even be a European summit in Brussels any more to decide on it: after all: it's just routine now, isn't it? ;) 2- BoJo will have to sign off on the documen...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Meanwhile, the consequences beyond just the political embarrassment of having to ask for a FOURTH extension (this time of the transition period itself) somewhere in summer next year already are beginning to be understood. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/10/22/britain-will-pay-eu-billions-b...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

So four years after the vote there might be a Brexit and after that, there will be 3 more years of this............. Provided that the UK indeed manages to leave after the THIRD extension somewhere in spring 2020, we'll be indeed 4 years after the referendum… The presumption that the FTA and all th...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

And so it's an official extension once more: "European Council President Tusk confirmed the EU will grant the UK another extension and will consult the EU27 over the appropriate duration of the extension'. Thus also not automatically till thie end of January 2020. Will be interesting with whic...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

And so it's an official extension once more:
"European Council President Tusk confirmed the EU will grant the UK another extension and will consult the EU27 over the appropriate duration of the extension'.

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

The bill passed, but the timeline associated to it got rejected by a majority of 14, meaning BoJo can not get the meaninful vote done by the end of the month: since the EU hasn't offered an official written response to his unsigned letter to extend article 50 once more, it means he now needs to beg ...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Meanwhile, in the EP in Strasbourg, Mr. Barnier has been giving evidence about the future steps to take beyond Brexit. According to him, the transition period now foreseen to run till the end of 2020 is not going to provide enough time to orderly complete a new relationship between the EU and the UK...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

The EU are playing just as dumb as the morons in parliament about the whole thing as well, parliament won’t leave without a deal, so what do you think Bercow & CO will will do, talk about protecting your own interests, do you really think anyone is going to care about the history of it The EU i...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

the EU has a chance to end it either way by not granting an extension, I actully think the UK population will thank them for it. The EU doesn't care about the UK population's opion about it any longer. The EU is eager not to be seen to pull the plug: a (conditional) extension is going to be granted...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Meanwhile, ex-Tory MPs needed to help pass all the required Brexit bill are demanding that it includes the AUTOMATIC extension of the transition period foreseen in it, until and unless Parliament decides otherwise. In light of the EU's own assessment that any FTA between the EU and the UK will take ...

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by sabenapilot
Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

As much as I found it utterly childish that Boris didn't sign the letter drafted under the Benn Act, I highly doubt the EU will deem the request null and void because there's no signature given that a) Boris was required by UK law to send it, b) Sir Tim Barrow sent a signed letter at the same time ...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

And there we go again: British PM Johnson has just called European Council President Tusk to inform him the British ambassador to the EU will bring in a letter tonight asking for yet another extension of the article 50 proceedings.... https://twitter.com/eucopresident "waiting for the letter&qu...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

An 'OK Deal'... Hum... People have voted and something has to be done, but since no flavour of Brexit was voted on, it could have been anything from Norway plus to this, or even no deal... TM's last deal would knock off 2,1% of the UK's national income over the next 15 years Her initial deal (with t...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Very interested to see if Parliament will accept, since it is TM's first deal with some lipstick on: last time it was said to be totally unacceptable to: - have a customs border inside the UK: there will be - have EU keep control over domestic rules, tarifs and VAT regimes in (part of) Britain: ther...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

I assume nobody has seen the actual proposal. At least I haven't. The content of the latest proposal is leaked, heavily discussed and well understood: it's basically back to the original proposal of the EU, in which NI was carved out of the UK and brought in full regulatory and custom alligment wit...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

It's obvious this deal is pretty much the same as the first one TM brought home, the only difference is Brexiteers can't blame a remainer for underachieving, plus they know a 'no deal' departure just won't be allowed to happen by Parliament, so they will take it after all and drop the hyperbolic ret...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

In 6 hours we will know. A border in the irish sea or no deal No. We will not know if a no-deal will go through if this is rejected by the Johnson government. The Tories seem to think that a 'no deal' departure won't have happened by October 31st. Their draft election leaflet leaked out: one line r...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

And it is now said to be secured: BoJo kneels for the EU and 'in principle' accepts a legal customs border down the Irish Sea! Basically a total surrender to the EU's initial demands then! :shock: Unbelievable U-turn. Anyway, the EU sees this deal no longer as a backstop, but as the end state, so it...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Chances on a deal are increasing as Rees-Mogg starts to make a turn in its tone. Basically they're trying to move in such a way that they can sell a deal to their followers. Indeed, the Tories seem to have decided that there's no way they can have their 'no deal' departure, so they have to have a d...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... -this-week
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EU issues brutal ultimatum to BoJo:

"Give in and accept to set a customs border in the Irish Sea before midnight today, or you will have nothing to take to the Commons next week'

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... -this-week

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

how does the EU explain holding on to the WA deal agreed by TM government when the parliament refused to pass it numerous times, if they believe the parliament is sovereign they should state the deal is dead and initiate discussions on a new deal versus pushing parliament to vote again and again an...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

The contours of the new thinking in the UK are slowly emerging… On paper, Northern Ireland would leave the EU's Customs Union together with the rest of the UK, but the UK would commit to enforce all of the bloc’s current and future customs rules and tariffs on all goods moving within Britain to Nort...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Despite negotiations now happeing 'in a tunnel' (meaning no more leaks till they end either successfully and come out holding eachothers hands... come out of the tunnel alone), there are still the briefings from Mr. Barnier to the EU27ambassadors from this morning which give a clear hint as to what ...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

So in the end it is the first EU´s proposal. (border in the Irish sea) Seems like it indeed: under this proposal and although NI leaves the SM and CU together with the rest of the UK, it's leaving on paper only because in practice and thanks to a new treaty with the EU, there will be a full border ...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Meanwhile, given the complete standstil in negotiations and the fact that the Benn Act requires the PM to ask for another extension of Britain's EU membership if no agreement is reached soon, the EU27 have now started discussing not so much the fact of them granting it (it seems it is a given, much ...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

the second deal talks about putting the border in the Irish Sea, unfortunately, the deal also gives the legislature in NI some say about their future, which seems to be a sticking point. I assume that if they say NI to remain in the EU with no exceptions / exemptions the deal would be acceptable, w...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

The "No. 10 source" is likely Dominic Cummings... Many commentators stating none of the "leak" reads like something Merkel would actually say. Indeed, and clearly it's somebody who knows very little about Mrs Merckel, because the language, the tone, as well as the content is som...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Well no actually it means negotiators from a position of not have to deal with a tougher parliament taking the government to court there is no longer a pressure of a time frame, if they come to a deal post Brexit bonus if not well so be it A few comments: 1: it's not Parliament taking Government to...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

I understand the desire to finish this 'one way or the other', yet it's yet another disillusion to think things will return to normal after a 'no deal' Brexit. Contrary to what some now claim, 'no deal' is not workable for the UK in the long run, so the UK will have to come to an agreement with the ...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Remember that the EU civil servants do nothing but negotiate, and quite frankly, they are very good at it. Compared to that, the British civil servants are babies and are lead by nitwits. That's why we are were we are. A harsh, but very accurate assesment of the situation. The problem I fail to und...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Meanwhile BoJo's plan lands flat on the face in Brussels, with: - the EU undiplomatically telling the UK there are many sticking points with the proposed plan which all need to be cleared within a week for it to be discussed further - the EP telling the UK that the idea of a NI out of the CU, but ba...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
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Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Indeed, the EP just shot down BoJo's proposal: it is unacceptable and will not pass the required EP vote…

Over to something else please, be it a workable plan for once from the Tory minority government, or another PM with an actual majority maybe? ;)

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by sabenapilot
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Your last part of your sentence touches on a good point. Even if Boris is forced out before the next Council summit, it will have to be the job of whoever takes over to put in the request, simply because the PM (at the moment Boris, but the law would surely be applicable to whoever is PM) is legall...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
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Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

The legal case against the government is interesting. At the beginning of World War 1, the government shut down parliament, because the country needed action, not talk. In the 1910s, the government shut down parliament several times and reconvened a new session - as a way to get around the House of...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

People always say it's the Tories that are the most divided on Europe, but Labour are just as divided and it's clear for all to see with Jeremy Corbyn's stance being the complete opposite of John McDonnell and Tom Watson as Corbyn wants a different deal (completely vague over it it should be added)...

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by sabenapilot
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

As BoJo tries to return to the original backstop offer in a last minute effort to secure a deal before another humiliating delay has to be asked by him, it has emerged the UK would also seek to extend the transition period currently foreseen in the WA from the end of 2020 till 'beyond 2022'! While t...

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by sabenapilot
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 597
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Re: SAS new livery?

Looking at the above picture of lufthansa's new livery, am I the only one who thinks SAS uses the very same template of their German friends did? Other than a blue stripe on the engines and obviously different billboard titles, it looks pretty white with a blue tail section extending all across the ...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 161099

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Would be interesting if Alexander Boris Johnson agrees to have a border in the Irish sea, would also be ironic, because it goes beyond May's EU agreed to the withdrawal agreement. But at least it would be a workable proposal. It would be a return to the EU's initial backstop proposal, because remem...

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