UK government is bluffing with cards everyone can see
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    And it's idiots (sorry, Remoaners) like you who are demanding we show those cards.
    Quote Originally Posted by Theresa May
    Politics is NOT a game.
    Unless you're a Brexiteer then it's playing poker with the lives of millions of people.
    Will work inside IR35. Or for food.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VectraMan View Post
    Unless you're a Brexiteer then it's playing poker with the lives of millions of people.
    We all paid in our chips when we voted on the referendum.

    Option 1 - more of the same tulip

    Option 2 - different tulip

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    Quote Originally Posted by VectraMan View Post
    Unless you're a Brexiteer then it's playing poker with the lives of millions of people.
    Precisely. Even more reason not to show one's cards before the showdown.
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    And it's idiots (sorry, Remoaners) like you who are demanding we show those cards.
    I don't think you quite understand English. You see the article is saying the cards are already visible to everyone.
    But there is none so blind as those who cannot see.
    "The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    I don't think you quite understand English. You see the article is saying the cards are already visible to everyone.
    But there is none so blind as those who cannot see.
    Shouldn't you be off somewhere polishing your crystal ball
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    Most people when they play cards remove the jokers from the pack, rather than use them to do the negotiations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PurpleGorilla View Post


    Got us through some tough times.

    Why should people get benefits when they can fix pot holes, sweep pavements, pick up litter etc
    So you want to increase government spending hiring all the people to do those jobs? But presumably when they increase taxes you'll complain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Spartan View Post
    Shouldn't you be off somewhere polishing your crystal ball
    Struggling to understand your point of view.
    Are you suggesting that as we can't know the future, there is no point in preparing for possible outcomes?
    I take it you don't own any insurance products then?

    How very chavtastic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d000hg View Post
    So you want to increase government spending hiring all the people to do those jobs? But presumably when they increase taxes you'll complain.
    Any modest logistical and managerial costs would be more than made up for by the improvement to the environment etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post

    David Davis completely contradicted Liam Fox when asked about WTO rules, hilarious

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