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    Default The biggest Pro Lisbon excuse yet

    Apparently some are saying that if we vote NO then US companies will not invest in Ireland.What a load of bullox.

    Us companies pulled out because we got uncompetitive,the cost of running a business became too high and this along with the US economy contracting caused them to cut back.

    Nothing at all to do with Lisbon.

    Vote NO on Friday if you have any self respect,
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    Interesting article in the paper over the weekend.

    Basically it was saying that no matter how we vote that the Lisbon treaty will fall.

    Heres the theory..........
    The Czech Republic have not ratified Lisbon yet, and that their constitutional court is still going through the complaints
    Backed up by todays news on BBC.co.uk that a new complaint has been received by the court that they reckon will take 6 months to consider.
    David Cameron the UK tory leader has apparently struck a deal with the Czech eurosceptic President not to ratify the treaty until the UK general election.
    The pundits reckon that the Tories will will the next election.
    Cameron has promised to hold a Lisbon referendum in the UK.

    It is generally believed if this happens the Brits will vote NO.

    In that case the EU will accept defeat and will not dare threathen a large state like the UK the way we have been bullied

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    Default This provokes an interesting thought

    Quote Originally Posted by Smarty View Post
    Interesting article in the paper over the weekend.

    Basically it was saying that no matter how we vote that the Lisbon treaty will fall.

    Heres the theory..........
    The Czech Republic have not ratified Lisbon yet, and that their constitutional court is still going through the complaints
    Backed up by todays news on BBC.co.uk that a new complaint has been received by the court that they reckon will take 6 months to consider.
    David Cameron the UK tory leader has apparently struck a deal with the Czech eurosceptic President not to ratify the treaty until the UK general election.
    The pundits reckon that the Tories will will the next election.
    Cameron has promised to hold a Lisbon referendum in the UK.

    It is generally believed if this happens the Brits will vote NO.

    In that case the EU will accept defeat and will not dare threathen a large state like the UK the way we have been bullied
    if the US ever went to war with the EU ,where would England stand?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westsidex View Post
    if the US ever went to war with the EU ,where would England stand?

    Westside.
    Dunno ,but no doubt Irish politics would label WW3 as just another "Emergency".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westsidex View Post
    if the US ever went to war with the EU ,where would England stand?

    Westside.
    Ask Tony Blair.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Smarty View Post
    Interesting article in the paper over the weekend.

    Basically it was saying that no matter how we vote that the Lisbon treaty will fall.

    Heres the theory..........
    The Czech Republic have not ratified Lisbon yet, and that their constitutional court is still going through the complaints
    Backed up by todays news on BBC.co.uk that a new complaint has been received by the court that they reckon will take 6 months to consider.
    David Cameron the UK tory leader has apparently struck a deal with the Czech eurosceptic President not to ratify the treaty until the UK general election.
    The pundits reckon that the Tories will will the next election.
    Cameron has promised to hold a Lisbon referendum in the UK.

    It is generally believed if this happens the Brits will vote NO.

    In that case the EU will accept defeat and will not dare threathen a large state like the UK the way we have been bullied
    Would that not be the ultimate irony. British Tories go the same way as Sinn Fein and the British voter celebrated for ensuring that Ireland retains its freedom from being dominated by large Euro states ?

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    Default Do you believe this to be true???

    Quote Originally Posted by Westsidex View Post
    Us companies pulled out because we got uncompetitive,the cost of running a business became too high and this along with the US economy contracting caused them to cut back.
    If so, what do you think is the answer to getting investment back???

    Become more competitive???

    What would you suggest???
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    in fact,

    if we voted yes the last time it would have been disastrous, because it gave the EU the right to change our tax rates etc. The only reason the likes of Microsoft are in this country is because of the low corporation tax advantage. If that was removed, like it could have been before the treaty was addressed, and we were given guarantees, the big companies woulda been outta here so fast the country wouldnt have known what hit them, and you could have added 50k+ to the unemployed list.

    PS>

    Vote yes this time. They've sorted out the shitty stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luther View Post
    If so, what do you think is the answer to getting investment back???

    Become more competitive???

    What would you suggest???
    the damage is done.the only way to go is doing what we did to get the economy going before,reduce taxes,keep costs of business down and keep our low corporations tax.These cant be done at the moment because of the incresing debt we are in.Of course if the idiots looked after our domestic industries then we wouldnt be in this mess at the moemtn because our domestic economy would be ok.As it stands we have very little domestic economy.

    Westside.

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    Default Yeah sure,they have

    Quote Originally Posted by Skreech16 View Post
    in fact,


    Vote yes this time. They've sorted out the shitty stuff.
    they can amend the treaty later ffs.Thats what they will do.They will bring it in and then amend the thing.

    The gov want this in because its a gravy train for them and they will be even less accountable for anything not that they are to begin with.

    Westside.

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