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Scotland indepence


Terry Brown

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Now that Scotland seems to have made up it's mind to go independent of the rest of the British Isles, does that mean we can stop throwing our money at them, and we can get rid of all the scotish MP's in parliment?

Can you explain to me we are second class europeans in scotland ?

Scotland has FREE university places for anyone in Europe EXCEPT if you are English, but they don't object to us paying for them.

Or is is all take and no give?

Terry

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Admiral Allstar

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"I know that many people think he is all show and no substance. Well, so was Tony Blair."

funny how they are both Scottish. :)

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Admiral Allstar

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"Let me know when Obama says 'Scotland must be free' in his state of the Union address."

or perhaps the Americans could fund an equivalent of NORAID for Scotland.

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morddwyd

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fm

I'm afraid we're going to have to disagree on this one.

While I agree that the US was involved in some movements, particularly if there was anything in it for them (I've already posted about when I was involved in counter insurgency operations where all the captured stuff was to US Military spec, and very new), the initial push was from India, and at that stage, 1946/47, the US was still not looking much beyond its own sphere of influence, which included Europe and the very Far East.

.Independence for India stirred aspirations elsewhere, which the Americans certainly fanned, but I don't agree they were they prime movers in the majority of cases.

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