The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Mantis » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:16 pm

There's no way that is the extent of the Government's analysis. One line devoted to the Irish border? Six pages total?

I've had to write risk assessments for the welfare of new staff at work longer than what they released today!

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Strudel » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:43 pm

The document leaked to the Times a month ago (which included almost verbatim what's been released today) was 37 pages long. Reporters are also saying that civil servants and the government in Gibraltar are saying that some of this is 18 months old, so seriously out-dated. The fact that they've released these 5 pages - which no doubt represent the least damaging scenario they could put out - just makes it even more disturbing.

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Strudel » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:48 pm

Sam Coates has a good thread from the document he saw last month:


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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Raid » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:23 am

The government said no-deal mitigations would be published in due course.
I suspect that if they *had* any No Deal mitigations, they'd have been published alongside the Yellowhammer papers, because, y'know, they said that Yellowhammer was the absolute worst case scenario and they didn't want to panic anyone by releasing them.

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by The Jackal » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:40 pm

Mantis wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:16 pm

I've had to write risk assessments for the welfare of new staff at work longer than what they released today!
That just shows that you're a nice guy.

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Stormbringer » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:07 pm

Do you think the Supreme Court room chair arrangement was actually designed to look like an eye?

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Strudel » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:12 pm

Definitely

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Raid » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:46 pm

Illuminati confirmed?

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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by Stormbringer » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:23 pm

So today Boris has been called "the father of lies" by one of Scottish QCs.

In the same sentence, the same QC said "...but the truth shall set us free". Both of these phrases are quotations of Jesus from St. John's Gospel, Chapter 8. In the context, Jesus was describing Satan as "the father of lies". Therefore, the QC is not so subtly suggesting Boris Johnson is Satan. :-k
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Re: The Elephant in the Room - Brexit

Post by arqueturus » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:34 pm

Stormbringer wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:23 pm
So today Boris has been called "the father of lies" by one of Scottish QCs.

In the same sentence, the same QC said "...but the truth shall set us free". Both of these phrases are quotations of Jesus from St. John's Gospel, Chapter 8. In the context, Jesus was describing Satan as "the father of lies". Therefore, the QC is not so subtly suggesting Boris Johnson is Satan. :-k
Well, if it wasn't a load of religious bollocks I'd agree.

Boris is a self serving arse. Everything wrong with politics wrapped up in a twat.

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