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0632, 23 Jun 17

EU Unhappy with UK Brexit Provision

I suspect we’re going to see this cycle over and over again in the next few years.

Efforts to reassure EU citizens in the UK about their future after Brexit are “a first step but not sufficient”, a top EU official has said.

Under plans announced by Theresa May, EU nationals living in the UK for five years would get “settled status”, with access to health and other benefits.

The PM said people deserved certainty but European Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker said more was needed.

And campaigners said there were still “more questions than answers”.

Remember that EU folks are angry that Britain has decided to exit the EU in the first place, so they aren’t going to be happy with anything other than a reversal of that decision. So Britain is going to announce a Brexit policy, EU officials will say it is insufficient, rinse, repeat.


0632, 23 June 2017


  1. Kevin Scheunemann

    EU socialists are going to blackmail Britain dry!

    Interesting to see what happens when one set of blood sucking socialists tries to suck dry the other set of blood sucking socialists.

  2. Le Roi du Nord


    Since the industry you work in (dairy) has a complex web of government price supports and subsidies to keep prices stable, are you then, by association and benefit, a “blood sucking socialist” ?

  3. Kevin Scheunemann


    I’m trying to use up the glut caused by government policy.   So that makes me a “good guy” in the marketplace.

    I don’t take money from others by force to implement a policy destroying supply and demand, that is what socialists do.

    I work with supply and demand in marketplace….that is how a true free society operates.

  4. billphoto

    OK, I’ll bite.  What does a dairy farm have in common with the British Brexit provisions.?

  5. Le Roi du Nord


    “glut caused by government policy”      Har, har, har.  Your lack of knowledge regarding dairy policy is showing again.


    The issue is kevin’s double standard regarding the “blood sucking socialists” claim he made, and the fact that he directly benefits from government policies (subsidies, tax breaks, price supports, etc) that keep dairy prices relatively stable.

  6. Kevin Scheunemann


    I’m against socialist farm policy.   It actually costs me money.  If farm prices would be allowed to drop during a glut, I could pay far less than the government floor.

    So don’t preach I benefit when I am actually abused by socialist policy.

    That’s what typical liberals do.

  7. Le Roi du Nord

    And you pay less when the demand is high.  It works both ways.

  8. Kevin Scheunemann


    Has nothing to do with EU because Nord cannot intellectually knock down original comment I made.  He’s now going for impugning my motives on something else to try and prove I love socialism.

    Typical, for a debate with a liberal.

  9. Kevin Scheunemann


    That remains to be seen and that is a big assumption.    Dairy spends a lot of time at the “floor”, so it is tough to say where actual market equilibrium is.

  10. Le Roi du Nord


    No assumption except on your part.   You can look it up.

  11. billphoto

    Humm, not taking the troll bait but I would like to hear from anyone that knows more than me about Brexit.

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