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There are properties that physically straddle the border
between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
means that after brexit one end of a house can be in the
EU, and the other end in the UK.
The idea is therefore to take advantage of this unique
situation and establish a
chain of factory units along the
entire length of this border then invite businesses to
Inside each empty unit, (known as HUBBUs) there will be
a set of features
ensure the exact location of the businesses cannot ever
The first of these is a small adjoining field inside of
a pair of happy cows wander about. This field also
straddles the same border.
The cows have horns to which a flexible cable is
These cables do not impede or cause the cows any
whatsoever, but they are of critical importance to the
operation of the business. This is because they relay
signals vital to the control of the equipment contained
within the factory building.
Inside the building are a series of turntables, each of
straddles the border. It is on these turntables that the
manufacturing machinery and supporting offices are
installed. The rotation of the turntables is totally
and determined by the movement of a chaotic pendulum
system, placed in the ceiling directly above the border
The net effect of this arrangement is that each of the
is in a permanent state of constant unpredictable
movement flux whereby their exact location cannot be
At any point in time one of the cows could in the UK, but
half of the turntables could be in the EU, while the other
turntable could be slowly entering the UK.
This means that any business occupying these units can
take full advantage of both sets of rules and agreements
pertaining to the EU and the UK as it is impossible to
determine in which jurisdiction they are located.
This arrangement references Heisenberg's uncertainty
principle, whereby both the position and velocity of a
fundamental particle (like an electron) cannot be known
the same time, even in theory.
At a time of uncertainty, nothing is more certain than
Delux units have sheep as well as cows, with the
wool being used in the factory to be made into
nice warm uncertainty
Border example 1
[xenzag, Feb 14 2019]
Front of house in one country, back of house in other country [xenzag, Feb 14 2019]
OECD document on how to deal with shifty profit shifters! [DrBob, Feb 14 2019]
||Ah but dis is a great idea, to be unsure to be unsure.
||Are you certain that you're unsure?
||//At a time of uncertainty, nothing is more certain than perpetual uncertainty.//
This type of scheme (not specifically this idea obviously but the general principal of it) is known as BEPS (Base Erosion & Profit Shifting). Basically it is a strategy to obfuscate where exactly any business that you do is taking place & it has been a staple of multi-national corporations' tax 'efficiency' operations for many years. The solution that states came up with in the end is to make one thing, as usual, certain. You are likely to be taxed in full on both sides of the border.
||And who will generate the tax bills? Residence
needs to be established and it cannot be.
Customers would also make their purchases on the
premises on the turntables, meaning that they too
were fully integrated into the location flux. This is
unique situation. All regulations are specific re
location and duration, yet these are not
||//This is a unique situation. // If you mean the potential Irish
border, no. If it does come into effect, it will be no different
from any other border. I'm sure there are rules in place to
stop someone running back and forth across the USA/UMS
||Yes, but to apply the rules you need to be able
prove a location. Apart from that, I believe the
Irish border is quite unique. Just watch and see
how it fucks up everything to do with brexit.
||No necessarily. A company has to declare its profits in one
country or the other. The problem at the moment is
companies declaring their profits in countries with low taxes.
||Yes, but that's only a problem for greedy, wasteful, incompetent governments*, and who cares about them ?
||The era of the geographically-bounded nation state is gone; all hail the coming of the Service Provider model. Get over it, you stupid ape-descendants - time to move on.
||Or for some of you, some more time sitting by the Black Monolith might help. Maybe.
*There may be governments that aren't greedy, wasteful AND incompetent all at once, but they'll always be at least two of those things.
||^I was going to mention "Snowcrash", but I couldn't be
||//time sitting by the Black Monolith// As I've explained
multiple times before, [8th], felt-penning a taped-shut cereal
box does not make it a monolith. And you're not impressing
||//none is capable of being determined//
||Its a nice idea, but a company would have to nominate a country of incorporation.
||The backstop really shows what the EU is - willing to sacrifice peace in NI to extort control over the UK. Nothing says leave more than that.
||The EU ideally needs to be taken apart to create many independent functional bodies a bit like roads or electricity is managed. For example, you pay for an EU customs and standards body, you get an EU customs and standards body. You pay for an EU funded food and drug safety body, you reap the rewards of only having to partially fund a body that needs to do so much research and testing. Etc. There is no need for a fascist federal government.
||The farming subsidy bit of the EU is so corrupt, that if it was a separate body it could easily be shutdown and rebooted, but no, the 5-star bureaucrats continue to take back-handers.
||The EU as it stands now needs to be shut down.
||Too much of this uncertainty and youll descend
into the state
of American politics.