Monday, August 5, 2013

Scottish independence: Scotland’s unpopular Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon likes political drama, hence Scots now get offered ‘Borgen lite’ indy; the reality of a Yes Vote for working class Scots won’t be ‘Borgen lite’ rather it will be more like ‘Shameless’

Dear All

Now that Labour for independence has been exposed as a sham which is propped up the members of the Scottish National Party elected officials, the Nationalist should evaluate the role of stupidity in the independence debate.

Time for a quote by Alex Salmond:

“My problem is that I have too many talented people and not enough Cabinet positions”.

Health under Nicola Sturgeon outed as a disaster, a few key areas were tackled the big picture escaped her, hence, babies wrapped in towels, old people having no blankets, Scots women can’t get proper cancer drugs and A&E times missed.


Law and Order under Kenny MacAskill, Al Megrahi, court closures, National Police Force botched, Uk Supreme Court debacles and the list keeps growing. Alex Salmond’s crony and a man who needs sacked not given the option to resign.


Education under Mike Russell, teachers have voted, no confidence in him, college sector botched should be diverse, 120,000 places lost, allegations of cronyism and Universities, no meaningful reform.


The economic case, possibly one of the most critical areas for Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon to tackle, completely botched, an  independent Scotland would have "very little freedom" to pursue its own economic policies under SNP plans to join a currency union with the rest of the UK. What does this mean, this means that if Westminster has an austerity budget, the SNP have an austerity budget but without the means to do anything about it, any leverage we have now would be lost.

So rather than independence Professor Gavin McCrone says an independent Scotland's key policies would have to mirror the UK's or we could find ourselves in a situation that Greece has found with the Euro. The country being asset stripped and financially pulled apart. If you think things are bad here; you haven’t seen nothing yet! Not only would the pound in your pocket be affected but the possibility of the pound being taken out by government would also exist.

Does this appeal to you?

McCrone added:

"What it really means is that there would be very little freedom. You couldn't obviously have a separate monetary policy if you are in a currency union, because you have the same currency. Look what's happened in Europe. They are moving towards a situation where they are trying to get a real control of each other's fiscal policy in order to stop some countries building up huge debts."

Shambles, and well beyond that ….. fucked aptly describes it, plus add in the SNP plan to open Scotland’s borders causing more chaos as young people try and get employment, services cut, communities and people left to suffer to shore up a crumbling system.

Defence of the realm under Angus Robertson ….. you kidding!

Yes, the SNP’s English MP has no plan for defence, and it gets worse, because people like Nicola Sturgeon like Borgen, we laughingly find that that indy Scotland might have an intelligence modeled on the Nordic model.  Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's unpopular deputy first minister, said her officials were completing a "substantial piece on work" on a new independent intelligence service. As to the claim of "substantial piece on work", you can be fairly certain that claim is rubbish, the Norwegians or any other Nordic country won’t open up how the operate beyond general principles which anyone can access.

Any intelligence service would have to be modeled on the British version not because someone happens to like Borgen!

As we are seeing the Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon campaign is collapsing by the day, fraud, farce and desertion is the story as Team Salmond and Team Sturgeon plough the campaign into the ground.

There is a real lack of talent in the Scottish National Party, as the famous character Eric Cartman of Southpark would say:

“This campaign sucks ass dude”!

The latest blow to the Yes Camp is that Scots believe an independent Scotland will be as likely as putting astronauts on Mars by 2070.

The poll offers some comfort to Alex Salmond, life on another planet seems to be likely which in case Alex Salmond can’t secure the Romanian and Bulgarian votes; perhaps he can con rich Aliens with their own spaceships, making Scotland a world superpower.

A YouGov statement said:

"The majority of Britons say that by the year 2070 they'll work into their 70s and chat with computers, but Scottish independence is about as likely as astronauts landing on Mars”.

A Better Together spokesman said:

"While this poll will allow people to have a laugh and make some space-related jokes, no one on our campaign will allow ourselves to believe anything other than we are in the toughest of tough fights. Every vote is up for grabs and that is exactly how we are approaching the referendum."

The question is how high the No vote will be, not if Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon will win, there simple fact is that the Scottish National Party has done no work!

Lets repeat that for the SNP members who read this blog, the SNP has done no work, where is the Government and local government reform?

They don’t get it, the Yes Campaign is bogus, no one is working in it, phoney little groups have been set up by the SNP’s clique to try and create momentum that doesn’t exist. All that is happening is that Salmond and Sturgeon’s cronies have got paid jobs using working class Scots as a form of cheap Labour.

It takes brains to send astronauts to Mars, but we should remember that Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon don’t have enough brains to send people to the ballot box to vote for independence. And generally will live only a few streets from that ballot box.

However, Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon have the brains to use a remote control to watch Borgen.

Martians for independence anyone!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

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