Scottish Referendum / Independence - Vol 8

Scottish Referendum / Independence - Vol 8

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Big Al.

Original Poster:

65,324 posts

221 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Troubleatmill

10,210 posts

122 months

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

alfie2244

11,292 posts

151 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Have they not gone yet?

General Price

3,428 posts

146 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Bloody Thatcher.grumpy

E24man

3,985 posts

142 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Yep, neverendum.

Moonhawk

10,716 posts

182 months

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

dromong

689 posts

183 months

Thursday 16th March 2017
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Bellenderum.

glazbagun

11,466 posts

160 months

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

NoNeed

15,137 posts

163 months

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

simoid

18,666 posts

121 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

5,057 posts

215 months

Friday 17th March 2017
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Anymore outbursts from krankie?

B'stard Child

21,453 posts

209 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

49 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

1,649 posts

147 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

16,826 posts

156 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

7,091 posts

56 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

22,362 posts

120 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

17,544 posts

157 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

7,038 posts

203 months

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

PurpleMoonlight

22,362 posts

120 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.
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