+ Post New Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 31 to 39 of 39
General Chat Thread, Scottish Independence in General; I'm in favour of Scottish independence. I don't think the SNP is. If they were, they wouldn't be trying to ...
  1. #31

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    631
    Thank Post
    52
    Thanked 106 Times in 76 Posts
    Rep Power
    64
    I'm in favour of Scottish independence. I don't think the SNP is. If they were, they wouldn't be trying to sign Scotland up to full membership of the EU. We need only to look at Greece and Ireland to see what 'full membership' means for a small country in the EU.

  2. #32

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    18,529
    Thank Post
    527
    Thanked 2,648 Times in 2,049 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    925
    Quote Originally Posted by Flatpackhamster View Post
    I'm in favour of Scottish independence. I don't think the SNP is. If they were, they wouldn't be trying to sign Scotland up to full membership of the EU. We need only to look at Greece and Ireland to see what 'full membership' means for a small country in the EU.
    What? Massive bailout funds, and financial assistance? That's gotta suck... (I'm just being facetious by the way).
    Last edited by localzuk; 8th November 2011 at 11:22 AM.

  3. #33

    witch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Dorset
    Posts
    11,521
    Thank Post
    1,532
    Thanked 2,639 Times in 1,827 Posts
    Rep Power
    814
    I don't care whether Scotland are independent or not. What I DO care about is that England isnt allowed its own parliament - just like Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - so that English MPs can vote on things that only affect England. I get very annoyed when MPs from other parts of the UK vote on bills, laws etc that will not apply to them, especially given that my English MP cannot go to the Welsh Parliament or whatever and vote on theirs!
    /rant

  4. #34

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    631
    Thank Post
    52
    Thanked 106 Times in 76 Posts
    Rep Power
    64
    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    What? Massive bailout funds, and financial assistance? That's gotta suck... (I'm just being facetious by the way).
    Gradual collapse in export industries due to overvaluing of the Euro, permanently high unemployment and low productivity, and permanent subsidy from German taxpayers. Although I suppose that some 'nationalists' in Scotland would prefer cash from German than English taxpayers.

  5. #35


    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    1,236
    Thank Post
    151
    Thanked 243 Times in 168 Posts
    Rep Power
    156
    Quote Originally Posted by LiamH View Post
    Would rather be the 51st state of america then be lumped with Europe personally
    Me too.

  6. #36

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Bournemouth
    Posts
    472
    Thank Post
    34
    Thanked 28 Times in 26 Posts
    Rep Power
    27
    England Scotland NI Wales are stronger together. Get over it scottish/irish it was hundreds of years ago, seriously? Were not living in the dark ages anymore. If they don't like it though give them the country, longer term we will be worse off and it will cost more money.

    However the whole thing is unfair. Students with free education in scotland? English taxpayers subsidising NI/Scotland and Wales.

    Were yet to get our own motorway in dorset...No infrastructure here. Bournemouth has some big business - e.g. J.P. Morgan, Nationwide, Siemens, Sunseeker etc. Its all being sent up north.

  7. #37

    ZeroHour's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Posts
    5,837
    Thank Post
    974
    Thanked 1,405 Times in 850 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    460
    Quote Originally Posted by Jiser View Post
    However the whole thing is unfair. Students with free education in scotland? English taxpayers subsidising NI/Scotland and Wales.
    You dont subsidise Scotland as per Rabbies post! we also get free prescriptions as well.

  8. 2 Thanks to ZeroHour:

    ButterflyMoon (9th November 2011), RabbieBurns (9th November 2011)

  9. #38

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Bournemouth
    Posts
    472
    Thank Post
    34
    Thanked 28 Times in 26 Posts
    Rep Power
    27
    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    You dont subsidise Scotland as per Rabbies post! we also get free prescriptions as well.
    Dislike

  10. #39

    RabbieBurns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    5,532
    Thank Post
    1,341
    Thanked 470 Times in 307 Posts
    Blog Entries
    6
    Rep Power
    200
    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    we also get free prescriptions as well.
    only reason i go back every year is my refill of methedone, tamazapan, and to get my eyes tested free :P



SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Similar Threads

  1. [Joke] Scottish joke
    By laserblazer in forum Jokes/Interweb Things
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12th May 2010, 08:13 PM
  2. Calling out the Scottish
    By ZeroHour in forum General Chat
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 4th December 2009, 02:11 PM
  3. [Joke] Scottish Joke
    By Gatt in forum Jokes/Interweb Things
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 13th February 2009, 12:02 AM
  4. Scottish twins
    By laserblazer in forum General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 4th December 2007, 11:27 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •