Scottish Referendum / Independence - Vol 8

Scottish Referendum / Independence - Vol 8

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Big Al.

Original Poster:

62,349 posts

205 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Troubleatmill

8,120 posts

106 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Neverendum.......!!!

alfie2244

11,292 posts

135 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Have they not gone yet?

General Price

3,079 posts

130 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Bloody Thatcher.grumpy

E24man

3,340 posts

126 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Yep, neverendum.

Moonhawk

10,713 posts

166 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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How many threads constitues a 'generation'?

dromong

689 posts

167 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Bellenderum.

glazbagun

10,064 posts

144 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Does starting a new volume constitute "material change"?

NoNeed

14,562 posts

147 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Volume 8, and I still blame Mel Gibson.

simoid

18,356 posts

105 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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Moonhawk said:
How many threads constitues a 'generation'?
Are ye a nationalist or a rationalist?

mikal83

3,980 posts

199 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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Anymore outbursts from krankie?

B'stard Child

18,950 posts

193 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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glazbagun said:
Does starting a new volume constitute "material change"?
Nope but it does allow any "banned from the previous volume" Ph'r to re-join the discussion

drab1

74 posts

33 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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In the build up to the first once in a generation vote, I posted on here (using an older account) about how i was going to vote yes. My reasoning was something along the lines of "yes it will probably not be good for Scotland but at least we'll stand / fall on our own two feet". By the time the day to vote arrived i wasn't quite sure about it, and ended up declining to vote as neither side had put forward a coherent argument.

This time, they could wheel out Einstein and Plato as the yes figureheads and I'd still vote to stay just out of principle. I'm ashamed that there's still people in this country who believe another referendum can possibly be the right thing to do. I sincerely hope the majority of my fellow Scots realise the UK has more pressing issues to deal with just now than this nonsense.

mercGLowner

1,634 posts

131 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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General Price said:
Bloody Thatcher.grumpy
It was noted that Sturgeon dropped in the 'Margaret Thatcher" name in her interview with the BBC yesterday. I guess this was deliberate to try and get May to become synonymous with Thatcherr. Rather pathetic, yet predictable really.

hidetheelephants

15,060 posts

140 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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The woman who does FM impressions was on the radio earlier; she was droning on about something but I switched off when she mentioned Thatcher. If you can't offer political discourse without citing a dead woman who stopped being PM 27 years ago you've lost the argument before you're out of the blocks.

FN2TypeR

6,359 posts

40 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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mikal83 said:
Anymore outbursts from krankie?
She says that May has sealed the fate of the union, yes

PurpleMoonlight

17,520 posts

104 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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Did I hear that right?

Sturgeon was on TV claiming that it would be undemocratic for westminster to deny the scottish parliaments request for a further referendum?

Sway

12,544 posts

141 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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PurpleMoonlight said:
Did I hear that right?

Sturgeon was on TV claiming that it would be undemocratic for westminster to deny the scottish parliaments request for a further referendum?
It would be undemocratic for a party to claim a parliament has made such a request without having tabled a motion that has been passed by that parliament.

She has no mandate to make the request as First Minister.

DocJock

6,139 posts

187 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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She's so consistent she must actually believe the ste she spouts.

PurpleMoonlight

17,520 posts

104 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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Sway said:
It would be undemocratic for a party to claim a parliament has made such a request without having tabled a motion that has been passed by that parliament.

She has no mandate to make the request as First Minister.
That wasn't my point.

Scotland democratically voted to remain part of the UK.

The UK democratically voted to leave the EU.

Sturgeon wants to ignore both.