Category Archives: Independence

Preserving Ourselves and the Status Quo

Why do otherwise intelligent and decent human beings begin to act in a certain pro-establishment, Neoconservative way that smacks of a new world order and secret Bilderberg group meetings?  Are the multitudes of journalists, editors, businessmen, politicians, broadcasters, civil servants … Continue reading

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‘Your nationalism is terrifying’

Better Together folk are a weird bunch. Engaging with them at times can invoke utterly surreal experiences. The vast majority of YES supporters are open to foreigners, are extremely positive over the benefits of an independent Scotland to people at … Continue reading

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Independent Scotland Will Set the UK Free

Beyond the humour and relatively friendly, openness of the people, the overriding, defining trait of the UK is the class system. It has always been so. Living in the Netherlands, relatively free of class differences, and looking back at Blighty … Continue reading

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BetterTogether Campaign will drive Independence

Do you ever get the feeling that the very bunch tasked with preventing Scottish independence are the very ones who will make it come to fruition? After George Robertson’s embarrassing spoutings yesterday comparing a Yes vote with the end of … Continue reading

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Why so many are blind to inequality

As an engineer I like to understand how things work.  However maybe unlike many engineers I like to extend this curiosity beyond gadgets and other technical creations and apply it to such things as economics and politics.  These explorations in … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Westminster Spot the Difference – Impossible

I’ve been struggling with this puzzle for the last few years.  Four pictures, all apparently different from each other but I’m damned if I can see any difference between the first three clowns. In the UK with our backward first … Continue reading

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Cameron Explains Difference Between Scaremongering and Fear

Today David Cameron will be rocketed into Edinburgh to teach the Scots some lessons before the giant bungee cord attached to his back accelerates him safely back to London at speeds close to the speed of sound (but not higher … Continue reading

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Independence and Business: Coca-Cola, IBM and Nazi Germany

There appears to be a steady stream of business people being wheeled out by the Better Togethers.  Their message is that if Scotland were to go it alone they’d seriously consider packing up their Scottish based business and marching south … Continue reading

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English Independence Anyone? Top Reasons…

Top reasons for England to want independence from Scotland. Scotland would vote for a goat if you pinned a red rosette to it. Scotland has had more than its fair share of MPs and ministers. Scots MPs can vote on … Continue reading

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NoScotland’s Leaked Plans for Scotland

I recently came across a better together campaign called “NoScotland“.  You could not get a more negative effort than that, could you? I mean that’s sure to motivate people to want to stay part of the UK!  Trying to make … Continue reading

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