Post Tagged with: "Scottish independence"

Why Scotland MUST Vote NO.

September 18, 2014 1:06 pm4 comments
Why Scotland MUST Vote NO.

To vote Yes is to end the most successful 307 year union of countries that ever existed.  There has never been a country who devolved into independence that was successful because of its independence. Even Norway, who most Yes voters use as their example, went through an extreme depression after […]

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Experts: intense Scottish referendum debate already changed country’s future

September 14, 2014 12:42 pm0 comments
Experts: intense Scottish referendum debate already changed country’s future

Alex Salmond, Prime Minister of Scotland and the leader of the country’s National Party who advocates the state’s independence from the United Kingdom, supposedly defeated his opponent Alistair Darling, former British minister and the leader of “Better Together” movement, in a debate on the oncoming referendum on Scottish independence. Alex Salmond […]

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Goodbye Scotland?

December 9, 2013 11:30 am1 comment
Goodbye Scotland?

The problem with Scottish independence is that many Scottish people want independence because they dislike the fact that decisions made about their country come from an English parliament. As important as nationalism is, Scottish independence goes beyond it. There are economic and international issues that are important to consider when […]

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British politicians and experts continue to discuss possibility of Scottish independence

August 27, 2013 10:14 am0 comments
British politicians and experts continue to discuss possibility of Scottish independence

Scottish independence would inevitably damage the UK’s international reputation. This is the conclusion of a report by Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Commons, titled ‘Foreign policy considerations for the UK and Scotland in the event of Scotland becoming an independent country’. “It is difficult to measure the impact on the remainder […]

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Pressures, Stress, Separation: The recession that is Scotland’s future

June 4, 2013 3:33 pm0 comments
Pressures, Stress, Separation: The recession that is Scotland’s future

Scotland separating from the United Kingdom – Surely not? Look at it this way: Edinburgh alone, gets 11 billion from the Westminster every year. If Scotland goes independent, it is highly likely it will go through a financial crisis and there will be no England to bail them out. Now […]

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Referendum Dumb

January 29, 2013 12:31 pm0 comments
Referendum Dumb

The United Kingdom, or at least parts of it, faces two potential referenda in the near future. The Scots will vote on whether to remain part of the UK in Autumn 2014. Whatever country is left is set to be offered a referendum on European Union membership after the next […]

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Salmond Fishing in the UK?

March 20, 2012 9:50 am4 comments
Salmond Fishing in the UK?

“In the Year of our Lord 1314, patriots of Scotland – starving and outnumbered – charged the fields of Bannockburn. They fought like warrior poets; they fought like Scotsmen, and won their freedom.” So ended Braveheart which provoked strong reactions worldwide, not least because it starred an Australian as one […]

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