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    It’s coming sooner than you think then 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿😘

    It’s coming sooner than you think then 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿😘
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    Happy to take the responsibility that comes with...

    Happy to take the responsibility that comes with independence 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺😎
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    The Darien Scheme broke the investors, not...

    The Darien Scheme broke the investors, not Scotland itself. It was this lot that signed up to the union to save themselves, its where the saying “bought and sold for English gold” comes from. The...
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    I disagree. The majority of No voters in 2014...

    I disagree. The majority of No voters in 2014 were aged 65+. EU citizens were allowed to vote and most voted No because they were told we would have to leave the EU if Yes won so they would to go...
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    Now you get how they go on about Scotland’s...

    Now you get how they go on about Scotland’s deficit when, in fact, we are not allowed to borrow and have to run a balanced budget. We are allocated a deficit by the UK government based on their...
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    All the promises made to Scots before the vote in...

    All the promises made to Scots before the vote in 2014 have been broken, including that we needed to vote No to remain in the EU. Brexit is a material change in circumstances so we have the right to...
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    You really need to educate yourself. Scotland...

    You really need to educate yourself.

    Scotland is a nation where the people are sovereign. Google the claim of right. It was passed in the UK Parliament about a year ago to confirm our status.
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    How do other small nations like Norway, Denmark...

    How do other small nations like Norway, Denmark and Sweden manage without England running them?

    Being ‘allowed’ to use stuff?

    The Scottish NHS is separate from the English NHS.

    The...
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    There is no queue to join the EU. If you meet the...

    There is no queue to join the EU. If you meet the criteria you get in.
  10. Thread: Boris V Jeremy

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    John Swinney, the Scottish education secretary...

    John Swinney, the Scottish education secretary and deputy first minister, said fluctuations in results were acceptable. “These are a strong set of results which show a degree of year on year...
  11. Thread: Boris V Jeremy

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    From 2016? Here's an update from 2018 - Is PISA...

    From 2016? Here's an update from 2018 - Is PISA still a fair basis for comparison? Some serious questions have emerged - FFT Education Datalab

    Educate yourself :laugh
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    Not forgetting Sally's company claims the cost of...

    Not forgetting Sally's company claims the cost of travel, hotel and meals. Like all companies do.
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    I think you've spotted one of the real reasons...

    I think you've spotted one of the real reasons for Brexit :wink
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    Ahem* "They were pushing the FTC route for a...

    Ahem* "They were pushing the FTC route for a while but now have gone down the Cognizant/TCS route. " :wink

    One of the TCS people got binned after a couple of weeks, absolutely useless. He was...
  15. Thread: Boris V Jeremy

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    Education is going well actually, don't listen to...

    Education is going well actually, don't listen to Boris or the Daily Mail. They lie.

    NHS Scotland is performing better than rUK - based on pretty much all criteria:

    Scotland’s NHS outperforms...
  16. Thread: Boris V Jeremy

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    Bulltulipe. NHS in Scotland is devolved and is...

    Bulltulipe. NHS in Scotland is devolved and is under the control of the Scottish Government so you don't hear SNP going on about 'NHS Cuts'. It is the best performing NHS in the UK.
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    They were pushing the FTC route for a while but...

    They were pushing the FTC route for a while but now have gone down the Cognizant/TCS route.
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    Poll: They didn’t ask on here :tongue

    They didn’t ask on here :tongue
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    Poll: Polls are conducted using an average of 1,000...

    Polls are conducted using an average of 1,000 people
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    Poll: No way the LibDems will get anywhere near 300...

    No way the LibDems will get anywhere near 300 seats. They only got 13 last time.

    Scotland is on track to return 58 SNP MPs with Carmichael the lone LibDem. 0 Red or Blue Tories.

    The Herald ran...
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    My experience as well. He took me for a coffee to...

    My experience as well. He took me for a coffee to chat about contracts coming up but was quizzing me all the time about previous bosses I worked under.

    I have a terrible memory and probably gave...
  22. We have to ask permission in the form of a...

    We have to ask permission in the form of a section 30 order from Westminster. Imagine if you had to ask permission from the EU to hold the Brexit referendum?

    If it's refused we can test it in the...
  23. Thread: Italian Lakes

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    Lake Lugano is lovely and a short drive over to...

    Lake Lugano is lovely and a short drive over to Como if you want a look.

    We stayed and would recommend Parco San Marco Parco San Marco Holiday & Family Hotel on Lake Lugano

    Lugano itself is in...
  24. There are huge expanses of oil fields all around...

    There are huge expanses of oil fields all around Scotland, Orkney and Shetland. If we were all independent we would be pretty rich.

    The point now is to look at alternatives to leave the oil in the...
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    It was only in 2016 that Dark Money Davidson said...

    It was only in 2016 that Dark Money Davidson said that a 2nd Indy referendum shouldn't be blocked

    Second Indyref should not be blocked, says Ruth Davidson - The Scotsman

    She's a Tory so lies...
  26. No, because they are part of the nation of...

    No, because they are part of the nation of Scotland. They will all vote Yes anyway so the point is moot.
  27. Democracy is an ongoing event.

    Democracy is an ongoing event.
  28. The majority decided to stick with the UK because...

    The majority decided to stick with the UK because they were told that Independence would mean leaving the EU.

    We are now being taken out against our will - every single council area of Scotland...
  29. Foreigners? Yes, we know how you feel about us.

    Foreigners? Yes, we know how you feel about us.
  30. You need to gather the information about costs...

    You need to gather the information about costs before you can then work out a rate that you are happy with and leaves you with a profit.
    No point accepting a contract on £250 pd in central London...
  31. The Referendum Bill: SNP bid for 'quadruple...

    The Referendum Bill:

    SNP bid for 'quadruple lock' on EU referendum vote rejected - BBC News

    The SNP's foreign affairs spokesman, Alex Salmond, moved the amendment on the so-called "quadruple...
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    :wave:
  33. I've been contracting 21 years and have managed...

    I've been contracting 21 years and have managed to avoid London so far.

    Been all over the UK and bits of Europe, only take the gig if the rate covers my travel and staying in a hotel walking...
  34. That will be your mistake. Ignoring the will of...

    That will be your mistake. Ignoring the will of the Scottish people will see the UK break up.

    We did try to amend but were outvoted as usual. We wanted an amendment that meant all 4 countries had...
  35. So much for being an equal partner in a union. If...

    So much for being an equal partner in a union. If one side of the union can outvote the other side then we're not a partner, we're a prisoner.

    That's all about to change :wave:
  36. Did the UK have to ask the EU for permission to...

    Did the UK have to ask the EU for permission to have a referendum?

    The Scots people are sovereign and we will decide if we want to be independent without the permission of the country next door....
  37. A Panelbase Poll around January showed 60% would...

    A Panelbase Poll around January showed 60% would vote for Independence in the case of a no deal Brexit.
  38. Because taking us out of the EU against our will...

    Because taking us out of the EU against our will is the material change that the SNP had in their manifesto and has a mandate for.

    I know you are used to English parties ditching their manifesto...
  39. Scotland's economy is ahead of the UK's

    Scotland's economy is ahead of the UK's
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    I think that's the same thing. Insular,...

    I think that's the same thing. Insular, parochial, inward-looking, hates foreigners.
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    :rollin: You'll be campaigning for Scottish...

    :rollin:

    You'll be campaigning for Scottish Independence then? Nice to have you on board. :yay:
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    Do the border guards give people arriving in...

    Do the border guards give people arriving in boats on the south coast a chance to claim asylum based on religious persecution? Most, if not all, are treated as economic migrants whatever their...
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    Is. They still exist in vast numbers Little...

    Is. They still exist in vast numbers

    Little Englander - Wikipedia


    Later usage:
    The term has been used as a derogatory term for English nationalists or English people who are perceived as...
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    Not bigoted at all, I did wish you a Happy St....

    Not bigoted at all, I did wish you a Happy St. George's Day and I hope you have a nice day. The link was from the English Heritage website?

    Just pointing out "the old traditions" of xenophobic...
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    Happy St. George's Day 9 things you didn't...

    Happy St. George's Day

    9 things you didn't know about St George | English Heritage

    He had never visited England and, if he lived in present time, he would be denied free entry to England due to...
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    I think you are agreeing with me that its not...

    I think you are agreeing with me that its not Team UK but Team GB? :wink
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    It's well known that Wiki can be edited and quite...

    It's well known that Wiki can be edited and quite a few times it has been from IPs in Westminster trying to cover up scandals.

    Wikipedia edits from inside Parliament removing scandals from MPs'...
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    The only thing I know of where the United Kingdom...

    The only thing I know of where the United Kingdom participates as a single entity is the Eurovision Song Contest :rollin:

    The Olympics and other sporting events are under the Great Britain team...
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    A bit extreme, they would need to move up here...

    A bit extreme, they would need to move up here amongst all the foreigners they don't like :D
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    Once you've eaten all the cats, dogs, rats, etc.,...

    Once you've eaten all the cats, dogs, rats, etc., you'll be happy to buy some haggis from us too :D
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