trickery.net  

Go Back   trickery.net > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Beef~
Forum: Current Affairs 21-Sep-2018, 13:11
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
Kicking the can doesn't address the Irish...

Kicking the can doesn't address the Irish backstop. The EU won't entertain a deal unless the UK first agrees that in the event of a no deal that there won't be a hard border.
Forum: Current Affairs 21-Sep-2018, 11:30
Replies: 115
Views: 4,877
Posted By Beef~
https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-and-europe/2018...

https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-and-europe/2018/09/20/skripal-suspects-confirmed-gru-operatives-prior-european-operations-disclosed/

Not that anyone really needed more evidence but some of what...
Forum: Current Affairs 20-Sep-2018, 15:48
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
Ironically the only realistic scenario where May...

Ironically the only realistic scenario where May carries on as PM is if the negotiating deadline is extended. They will bury her with the deal but not until its wrapped with a bow on top.
Forum: Current Affairs 11-Sep-2018, 17:34
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
It seems very unlikely to me that the CEO of a...

It seems very unlikely to me that the CEO of a major car manufacturer would decide to use Brexit as some kind cover to relocate car production (why? to avoid some bad press?). In fact it seems far...
Forum: Current Affairs 11-Sep-2018, 17:19
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
He's just not enthusiastic enough. What would the...

He's just not enthusiastic enough. What would the CEO know about his business?
Forum: Current Affairs 30-Aug-2018, 17:04
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
These are Japanese controlled foreign company...

These are Japanese controlled foreign company rules. The UK also has CFC rules. They are typically fairly prescriptive. If the UK tax rate is giving them an issue because it falls below the threshold...
Forum: Current Affairs 23-Aug-2018, 11:17
Replies: 2,657
Views: 81,382
Posted By Beef~
Well that depends on how you define "the base"....

Well that depends on how you define "the base". If it means the religious right, gun nuts and other Republicans4Life then probably not but if it includes white college-educated / semi-skilled workers...
Forum: Current Affairs 23-Aug-2018, 10:54
Replies: 2,657
Views: 81,382
Posted By Beef~
It's not even 50.1% - it was 46.1% in the last...

It's not even 50.1% - it was 46.1% in the last election. And nearly all of those votes don't matter. It's some of those in marginal constituencies in key swing states where the winner takes all....
Forum: Current Affairs 23-Aug-2018, 10:31
Replies: 2,657
Views: 81,382
Posted By Beef~
I'm inclined to agree with the general point. Is...

I'm inclined to agree with the general point. Is the violation / illegality so obviously criminal that it could be used to impeach the President? Probably not. Does it matter that he lied about it?...
Forum: Current Affairs 22-Aug-2018, 17:28
Replies: 2,657
Views: 81,382
Posted By Beef~
Cohen's lawyer has been out trying to flog a deal...

Cohen's lawyer has been out trying to flog a deal for cooperation on this Russia business. No idea if he actually has anything of value but Cohen was involved in the Trump tower deal in Moscow so at...
Forum: Current Affairs 22-Aug-2018, 13:58
Replies: 2,657
Views: 81,382
Posted By Beef~
So what are they going to use as distraction?...

So what are they going to use as distraction? Might be time to press the red button and leak the tapes of him using racial epithets. The US electorate voted for entertainment and... well they're...
Forum: Current Affairs 07-Aug-2018, 13:16
Replies: 2,657
Views: 81,382
Posted By Beef~
There are regulatory, civil and criminal...

There are regulatory, civil and criminal components to the sanctions - no financial institution would risk clearing dollar transactions with Iran. The real application of power here is through US...
Forum: Current Affairs 18-Jul-2018, 11:32
Replies: 3,602
Views: 312,241
Posted By Beef~
Would love to have seen him follow-up on his...

Would love to have seen him follow-up on his claim to comfortably get that mini-submarine through the cave. It was completely rigid.
Forum: Current Affairs 18-Jul-2018, 11:24
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
True although prancing about with Farage on a...

True although prancing about with Farage on a fishing boat was probably not the best look. An old classmate was the runner-up in that election who ran on a pro-EU platform and increased the Lib Dem...
Forum: Current Affairs 18-Jul-2018, 10:48
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
Kate Hoey has been appalling. No idea why she...

Kate Hoey has been appalling. No idea why she still has the Labour whip. Her constituency is overwhelmingly remain.
Forum: Current Affairs 10-Jul-2018, 12:56
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
I suspect the gist of their reply might be as...

I suspect the gist of their reply might be as follows: "Just do it better."
Forum: Current Affairs 09-Jul-2018, 15:22
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
Right so another leadership contest then another...

Right so another leadership contest then another general election? Perfect.
Forum: Current Affairs 07-Jul-2018, 00:15
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
All this talk about facilitated customs...

All this talk about facilitated customs arrangements and tracking where goods end up and collecting different tariffs sounds awfully vague, expensive to implement and quite possibly totally...
Forum: Current Affairs 27-Jun-2018, 11:15
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
It's an interesting analysis but I think it...

It's an interesting analysis but I think it overstates the impact of Boris on the vote. There's a dissatisfaction with the status quo and how money and wealth is distributed which would still have...
Forum: Current Affairs 22-Jun-2018, 14:15
Replies: 141
Views: 3,736
Posted By Beef~
That's not true. California decriminalised weed...

That's not true. California decriminalised weed ages ago and we've not seen those risks materialise in anything close to the severity we were being warned about.

Canada has recently passed...
Forum: Current Affairs 22-Jun-2018, 12:52
Replies: 141
Views: 3,736
Posted By Beef~
We were having the same arrguments 10 years ago....

We were having the same arrguments 10 years ago. What has prohibition and criminalization achieved? Spice? Widely flouted laws? What benefits has decriminalisation achieved in the US?

Public policy...
Forum: Discussion 20-Jun-2018, 22:54
Replies: 50
Views: 1,291
Posted By Beef~
$200. I think fallout 4 was the last game I...

$200. I think fallout 4 was the last game I bought.
Forum: Current Affairs 18-Jun-2018, 10:06
Replies: 1,052
Views: 30,901
Posted By Beef~
Andrew Neil is a bit far up his own arse but he's...

Andrew Neil is a bit far up his own arse but he's a twat to everyone which is probably a desirable quality.
Forum: Current Affairs 18-Jun-2018, 08:43
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
The Times was saying this was really a sop to the...

The Times was saying this was really a sop to the Brexiteers as May prepares to make significant concessions to EU demands at the next Council meeting.
Forum: Current Affairs 07-Jun-2018, 14:54
Replies: 1,735
Views: 48,709
Posted By Beef~
What comes out the other end?

What comes out the other end?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 20:17.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0 Release Candidate 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2003 - 2013, trickery.net