aibu to be totally fed up with...(64 Posts)
reading all the comments on MN regarding the EU decision. Ive never seen so much sour grapes, scaremongering and garbage spouted in my whole life, nearly every topic has to do with something about it. People who are stating their reason as to which way they voted and why, are being ridiculed, bad mouthed, and called names. I am absolutely disgusted with some of the comments i have seen. Thought mumsnet was full of people who could debate and give advice cordially, it appears i was wrong. We all need to get together in this and make the best of whats going to happen instead of causing unrest....WE WILL BE OKAY!
Actually some people won't be ok. Some people will lose their jobs.
I really loved being part of the EU and being a European citizen: that won't change.
It does seem remarkable that so many people are so toxic.
Reading chat and AIBU it is apparent there is real cause for concern about a number of the effects of Europe. It would be an interesting effort to read the comments on threads like Cologne and see if people who are condeming what happened there are now complaing about the vote.
How do you know we will be ok? I do not agree with you and I am just as entitled to my opinion.
As an aside I have just hidden over 30 threads regarding the this - did you really need to start another one?
did you really need to start another one?
Ignore the threads you have issues with.
You've just started another one, why?
reading all the comments on MN regarding the EU decision. Ive never seen so much sour grapes
You don't know what the sour grapes analogy means, do you?
I'm not happy with the decision and don't believe we will all be ok.
I voted Remain because I've been a single parent working full time when DS1 was tiny trying to find the money for the mortgage, nursery fees, the weekly shop, gas, electric, council tax and whatnot, and relying on my parents support. I've lived through a recession as a parent of a young child and worried about the future for him.
I'm now on the other side of the fence and have a secure well-paid job, a DH with a secure business of his own, children who haven't ever gone without anything because of that financial security.
The reality of brexit is that it will send us into a recession. However short-lived it might be, it'll be tough. Not on families like us; we have savings and a tiny mortgage and security. but for families struggling under austerity, how much worse could a recession be if we leave the single market?
That's why I don't believe we'll all just be ok. Some of us won't. And I can't consciously vote for something which could damage the lives of children who don't have the means to change their own situation.
I won't be ok. Neither will the 150 people I employ. Neither will the rest of our industry so it's not like we can get new jobs somewhere else.
Leaving, and the associated economic effects will very probably destroy my life as I know it. It is the same for many people and this is one of the reasons we are angry.
It will also prove to be the same for many of the people who are pro-leave - they just don't know it yet.
I, and I suspect a lot of remainders didn't vote in because we have a warm fuzzy love of the EU. We voted remain because we think that if we leave it WON'T be ok.
Only time will. I hope you are right. But I don't think you are
WE WILL BE OKAY
Thank fuck for that. I'll ring my friend who's almost certainly going to lose his job, and my disabled friend who's worried now that the Tories will punish her with even more extreme austerity measures, that everything's going to okay because lemonlady said it will be.
That's a weight off my shoulders
Even the Daily Mail has changed its tune today. Stories on recession, falling house prices, how 1.2 million now regret their vote...
And yet here you are, starting yet another thread about the EU referendum....
FWIW, I don't think we will all be okay.
Who's forcing you to read the comments? You carry on sticking your head firmly in the sand, if that's what you want to do. Sadly it won't change the fact that we are heading into recession and the union will break up. We will not be OK.
Even if you are a staunch leave supporter, you can surely see that a lot of people are not ok? If you think this is going to die down, you are mistaken - the recession will affect everyone.
Fucks sake. More fucking referendum fucking threads.
New rule mumsnetters: Check the first two pages for a relevant, on going thread instead of posting the same guff over and over!
And starting yet another thread about this is going to change things?
I may be OK through this (doubt it though) but thats not the point .I know many who won't be and I am scared and devastated for them .
We can't say, oh we were out voted and that's that, may the best team win. The team that won has no team, no plan, no way of dealing with the shit storm that has been set off. In fact, there is no team. This is not an election where we voted in the party who campaigned to leave the EU and can now form a government to start implementing leave plans that we have all seen and approved (or not).
This is a bunch of right wingers in the Tory party and UKIP who have stirred up a whole load of trouble and then headed off to play cricket.
We are in real, serious, actual trouble. The economic consequences of this decision are being felt immediately. It is no longer 'scaremongering'. It is happening right now, will get worse and lots of people are very right to be very very worried indeed.
How much worse will things have to get before leave voters realise that this is a destructive choice? Maybe Sunderland will realise when Nissan decide that it's too expensive to produce cars aimed at an EU market outside the EU? Maybe Wales will realise when the prospective buyer of the Tata steel plan backs away? Maybe Cornwall will realise when they see that there won't be any funding to replace that which comes from the EU, because the diminished, defeated rump of the U.K. that remains has no budget to issue grants from.
This is a devastating blow to our country. I am distraught. I have not just lost the argument on a single issue. I have lost the prospect of continued peace, security and the chance of prosperity. Project Fear wasn't the lie, Project Let's Take Back Control, with fuck all plan about what that will actually entail is the bigger, darkest, tragic lie of all.
So no, I won't keep quiet. This is a terrible terrible decisions with hideous, far reaching consequences for us all.
But you say we will be ok? I would love to be reassured. What's the plan to ensure that?
No it wont be ok, there are going to be huge consequences from this. we could have another recession, house prices going up, the poor and vunerable will get hammered again, people are already starting to lose theyre jobs and there will be loads more of that. So no its not sour grapes its reality!!! and a reality that some of us did not vote for. Also both political partys are falling apart and people in government resigining, where do you think all this is going to leave us? Ive read some stupid posts in my time but these ones saying everything will be ok??? IT WONT!!!!
*AIBU to be totally fed up by reading all the comments on MN regarding the EU decision.
^So I thought I'd just make yet another thread commenting on it.
I'm so relieved now that you've told me we'll be OK
I'm in Scotland and firmly in favour of both unions UK and EU so I'm pretty screwed now. I hate the SNP and everything they stand for.
I'm not convinced my job is safe.
As a home owner I'm worried about falling house prices, luckily we have a good bit of equity at the moment but who knows what sort of deal we'll get in 2 years time when we remortgage.
My husband works in IT for a bank, he had over time cancelled directly due to the brexit vote so that's us missed out on quite a lot of money 4 weeks before our baby is due.
I could go on but feel that it's been covered pretty well by all the threads there already are on this.
huh....some say 'house prices will fall'....then some one else says 'house prices going up'....which is it then....all i hear is me me me....'my husband lost money over the vote due to time cancelled'...it only happened 4 days ago!....a lot of the stories people are coming up with are just not true.....to be honest though im still trying to recover from the global disaster of Y2K.....you know the biggest disaster that never was!
Oh fuck it then, if Y2K never happened all this is obviously a load of bullshit.
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