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    Re: Irish Border

    Gee,
    You really have become a victim of project fear!
    Cheer up!
    jack
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    Re: Irish Border

    You contradict yourself!
    If I am living in the past, it does not mean to say I am wrong!
    China is very reluctant to allow foreign investment. Trump is trying to put America first. New Zealand will...
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    Re: Irish Border

    just for the record, the chap who sold the farm to Nissan was called Bill Shields, just confirmed with my son who now lives in Spain.
    jack caley
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    Steam ploughing

    Went to the national ploughing match near Lincoln yesterday. Good day out, the star of the day for me was the steam tackle ploughing, two machines, pulling the reversible plough.
    Marvellous, if you...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Actually I was not meaning just trying to sell to Europe, of course they are protectionist, that is why Toyota and Nissan established assembly plants here. But I presume there are exports elsewhere,...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Probably will go to France you are right, but as in the case of the MG factory, the factory should be taken over, and we keep the workforce on and produce our own cars and do not export the profits....
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    Re: Irish Border

    I would agree with everything you say.
    The fact is though, we are where we are, and very ulnerable because of their power over us and and our dependence on them ,now so that retalatory tariff...
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    Re: Irish Border

    My son was on a farm in France last week. They went in the grain store, open doors , rat muck all over the place. He asked what happens to farm inspections and red tractor. "Oh we don't have that...
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    Re: Irish Border

    That is the trouble, Europe has got a stranglehold on our economy.
    I only mention it in the vain hope that we need something to counter the Welsh lamb problem. You could also involve the BMW VW...
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    Re: Irish Border

    I quite agree, we will be in the midden together, but if you were to follow it through, the Irish farmer will be even worse off, higher cost of production, but possibly same tariffs if Boris does as...
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    Re: Irish Border

    What's the difference, they have been doing it for years. The classic was a diesel pipeline across farm buildings.
    The guy on the radio was worried about being undercut in Ireland. He is going to be...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Reference the Irish Border, a more serious comment!
    This morning on the Today programme there was quite a revealing comment by a Southern Irish farmer. He was very afraid of their trade with us...
  13. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    Of course purse they are sorry to see us leave, they are losing the goose that lays the golden egg! Germany will have to pay in even more to cover unaudited accounts!
    Of course Ireland will try...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Now you are being racist!
    jack caley
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    I have just looked up he number of cows there are in the Uk. Around 5 million.
    I believe there are about 26 million cars.
    enough said?
    I think a lot of the beef argument spells from vegans.
    jack...
  16. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    They voted on membership, partly because of immigration, as well as the corrupt, fereralistic monster.
    jack caley
    should be federalistic.
  17. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    You say an uniformed electorate, that to my mind is an insult.
    17.4 million people voted, including many ordinary working class people. In the main I trust the electorate, even when I might disagree...
  18. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    Gee,
    You have said Boris has lost eight votes.
    Of course he he has, Boris wants to obey the will of the people, Parliament wants to remain.
    What else do you expect?
    jack caley
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    Re: European cooperation.

    Annoy see last thread
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    Irish Border

    This post is very agricultural and inspiration from it comes from the news that there may be a boundary zone in Ireland to satisfy Brexit.
    The idea is not new, in fact it is about forty years old, a...
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    Re: European cooperation.

    There is no check at all on cash. Paperwork of any sort is evidence, whether it be a bank statement or an invoice.
    We now have to have HMRC access to our sage in our computer. Fair enough, providing...
  22. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    Sometimes I despair of humanity!
    What is it about the curates egg: good and bad.
    I worked for a farmer contractor once, he was a local councillor, his relatives made up most of two drainage boards....
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    Re: Boris

    There there is an old saying, it is not what you know, it is who you know.
    I suppose it is why people seek power and administer favours, some favours to good purpose, others doubtful.
    Lord...
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    Re: European cooperation.

    My eldest lives in Spain and does business there. He tells me that a bank account is a minefield. The government has access to accounts. They assess tax and fines, and take the money out of the...
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    Re: European cooperation.

    It was not Italy lying to Europe, the problem started long before that. According to my friends in Italy, and our own experience with them, the problem was the rate at which they entered the euro,...
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