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Message 1406861 - Posted: 23 Aug 2013, 11:45:23 UTC

Scottish Yes campaign paid for "independent academic's article" in the Scottish Herald newspaper.

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Message 1410531 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 18:40:58 UTC

New Act of Union?

"Mr Fabricant, whose Lichfield constituency in Staffordshire is regarded as "middle England", said: "I think in a generation from now there will be more calls for independence for Scotland and, indeed, independence for Wales."

Not going to look good for the English then.
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Message 1410548 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 19:12:34 UTC

How about independence from Scotland for the Isles.

Orkney Islands see Scottish referendum as chance of freedom

The Orkney Islands have been part of Scotland for more than 500 years, but it is a mark of the distinctive culture of this green and windswept archipelago that many locals still do not think of themselves as very Scottish.

“I’m an Orcadian in a globalised world,” says James Stockan, an Orkney councillor who like many of his neighbours feels his primary identity lies with the islands rather than the Scottish mainland across the turbulent Pentland Firth.

As Scotland prepares for a referendum on independence from the UK, local loyalties are gaining wider political significance. Seizing the opportunity presented by the plebiscite, Orkney council has joined with Shetland and the Western Isles to demand greater autonomy from both Edinburgh and London.

The devolution push has won attention from Scottish and UK policy makers, not least because of longstanding speculation that Shetland and Orkney, with their substantial oil wealth, may choose not to be part of an independent Scotland.

“No self-respecting Orcadian calls themselves Scottish,” laughs one local Scottish government agency employee, who describes herself and a colleague as both having “mixed marriages”.

“My husband is a Scot and hers is an Englishman,” she says.
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Message 1410584 - Posted: 1 Sep 2013, 21:13:51 UTC - in response to Message 1410531.  
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New Act of Union?

A senior Conservative MP says a new Act of Union giving the four UK nations equal powers would strengthen the country.

Utter rubbish...they have been given greater powers already yet they still
want more. Any further new act will not stop this demand for more powers in
time so the best thing to do is give each country total independence and send
them on their way. No halfway house, your in the union, two smoking sheep and
a haggis, or your out....no in betweens. I do wonder if the real problem
around this want of independence is more to do with gaining control of
immigration hence stopping multiculturalism from taking hold there like it has
in England.
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Message 1411802 - Posted: 5 Sep 2013, 14:18:29 UTC

Only 90%? It should be 100%.

Disgraced MSP to to have salary cut 90%
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Message 1416342 - Posted: 16 Sep 2013, 11:56:21 UTC

It seems that many English want out of England...

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Message 1416347 - Posted: 16 Sep 2013, 12:16:57 UTC

If the yes vote wins we should put the sixth verse back into the national anthem.

God grant that Marshall Wade
May by thy mighty aid
Victory bring
May he sedition hush
And like a torrent rush
Rebellious Scots to crush
God save the King
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Message 1417623 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 13:32:06 UTC

Sorry Alex, it won't be Royal if you go independent!

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Message 1417626 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 13:38:20 UTC - in response to Message 1417623.  

Sorry Alex, it won't be Royal if you go independent!

Fishman says he'll reverse decision

May wish to keep the Queen as their head of State, I assume from this all.


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Message 1417627 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 13:40:36 UTC - in response to Message 1417626.  

Shouldn't be allowed. They want to break away they do so with no ties to the rest of the UK.

They shouldn't be allowed to have their bread buttered both sides!
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Message 1417657 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:23:40 UTC - in response to Message 1417627.  

Shouldn't be allowed. They want to break away they do so with no ties to the rest of the UK.

They shouldn't be allowed to have their bread buttered both sides!

Ah but Sir Sirius, that would mean no more Knighthoods for the Scottish governments
cronies....and you know how much these cronies crave having a Knighthood.

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Message 1417658 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:23:56 UTC - in response to Message 1417657.  

Shouldn't be allowed. They want to break away they do so with no ties to the rest of the UK.

They shouldn't be allowed to have their bread buttered both sides!

Ah but Sir Sirius, that would mean no more Knighthoods for the Scottish governments
cronies....and you know how much these cronies crave having a Knighthood.


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Message 1417659 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:25:57 UTC - in response to Message 1417658.  

....Could find the Queen gains a new name, "Elizabeth McWindsor-Windsor"

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Message 1417661 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:26:26 UTC - in response to Message 1417657.  

Forgot about that :(

Also, don't call me Sir - I work for a living!
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Message 1417663 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:26:55 UTC - in response to Message 1417658.  

.System keeps double posting!!!

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Message 1417665 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:28:43 UTC - in response to Message 1417663.  

Tell the truth now...you're a closet Scot trying to increase your votes :)
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Message 1417668 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:29:20 UTC - in response to Message 1417661.  

Forgot about that :(

Also, don't call me Sir - I work for a living!

...Ah, but you can use it on your days off work if you like.


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Message 1417669 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:29:58 UTC - in response to Message 1417665.  

Tell the truth now...you're a closet Scot trying to increase your votes :)

ROFL...


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Message 1417670 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:31:39 UTC - in response to Message 1417668.  

Forgot about that :(

Also, don't call me Sir - I work for a living!

...Ah, but you can use it on your days off work if you like.



With what I get up to, the ladies would never call me Sir :)
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Message 1417672 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:36:27 UTC - in response to Message 1417670.  

Forgot about that :(

Also, don't call me Sir - I work for a living!

...Ah, but you can use it on your days off work if you like.



With what I get up to, the ladies would never call me Sir :)

Seems then that you might have the ideal credentials to permit you to become
a politician one day...any good at fiddling expenses too??


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