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String Theory

Benefitz Betty's picture

How long is a piece of string?

Ten years ago to the day I became a mini- 'Thatcherite'.  How gross?

A lot has changed since then.  Starting with the Financial Crisis (unforseen!!) Hey ho, lets 'ride it out' tis a cycle thing it will only last a year or two.   Never say never.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-echoes-of-financial-crisis-warning-signs...

"By Mervyn King

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Snap The Dragon

Captain Qahn's picture

The Prime Minister has called for a snap General Election for Thursday 8th June :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39627175

http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/mps/current-state-of-the-...

Whilst JC may welcome the snap decision to change rules and to be voted on by Parliament tomorrow, perhaps enshrining his place at the top table for a further seven years as 'opposition' leader ...

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Coastal Area Parish Forum

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The Coastal Area Parish Forum held 04/04/2017 at Loftus Town Hall hosted by the NYMNPA had four Key ingredients. 

i   Boulby Potash Mine - Update

ii  Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Scheme

Iii NYC Landscape Partnership Scheme

iv Verbal updates on - Fracking, Cindertrack & BT Telephone Kiosks Removal

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Article 50 & Super Bowl

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No doubt the EU Supra's partied all night as the UK's Article 50 oval got kicked over the touchline.   On the offense Brexit won by 498 MP's votes to 114 defense.  As the Old Man of Europe (UK)  pinches its nose are there still some players on the field, what of the 10 yarders,  and will there be a turnover?    Gridiron.

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The Shrink Age

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38720320

"...Supreme Court President Lord Neuberger said: "By a majority of eight to three, the Supreme Court today rules that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without an act of Parliament authorising it to do so."

He added: "Withdrawal effects a fundamental change by cutting off the source of EU law, as well as changing legal rights.

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