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    Any SNP MP's who are elected to Westminster are not going down there to settle in, they're going down to settle up.

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    Erm? Come again?
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    I had drifted away from this forum due to the blatant (and boring) trolling from Piratelassie. Here we go again, more utter tosh from the Pirate Soapbox. Yawn!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    Any SNP MP's who are elected to Westminster are not going down there to settle in, they're going down to settle up.
    Now that's the sort of rhetoric that shows the less savoury underbelly of Nationalism.

    One would then ask once you've finished settling up with Westminster would those who voted No be next on the list to be settled up with.

    That sort of comment would no doubt be frowned upon by Nicola Sturgeon and any right minded politician.

    You do your cause no favours.

    I'd also add I thought Nicola Sturgeon presented her case very well last night so seeing your remark dismays me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BetterTogether View Post
    Now that's the sort of rhetoric that shows the less savoury underbelly of Nationalism.

    One would then ask once you've finished settling up with Westminster would those who voted No be next on the list to be settled up with.

    That sort of comment would no doubt be frowned upon by Nicola Sturgeon and any right minded politician.

    You do your cause no favours.

    I'd also add I thought Nicola Sturgeon presented her case very well last night so seeing your remark dismays me.
    Probably the one & only time I'll ever actually agree with you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BetterTogether View Post
    Now that's the sort of rhetoric that shows the less savoury underbelly of Nationalism.

    One would then ask once you've finished settling up with Westminster would those who voted No be next on the list to be settled up with.

    That sort of comment would no doubt be frowned upon by Nicola Sturgeon and any right minded politician.

    You do your cause no favours.

    I'd also add I thought Nicola Sturgeon presented her case very well last night so seeing your remark dismays me.
    Whilst I do agree with you, we have to accept that political commentary irresponsibility works both ways. Today we have a UK broadsheet with headlines referring to Nicola Sturgeon as 'The Most Dangerous Woman in Britain'.

    So it is a matter of scale. Piratelassie put a crass post on an anonymous message forum where only a limited number of people will view it but this newspaper will be read by millions.
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    Not often I agree with you rheg but I would much prefer that the parties each produced a manifesto that was in some way binding and the statistics for the economy, population, nhs where produced somewhere where the public could easily disseminate the information and weigh and consider the pros and cons of each party.
    As opposed to the current media led scrum which is entirely based upon maximising sales or pumping up viewing figures.

    I found today's Sky news lead almost amusing but somewhat perturbing with the claim Nicola Sturgeon secretly wants the David Cameron to win.
    Initially it seems comical to make such a claim but there would be no better party to win for the SNP as it would just add more fuel to their already well burning fire of anti Westminster rhetoric.
    If labour win and there is even an ad hoc agreement with the SNP then it would be a lot harder for them to distance themselves from anything the public dislikes happening in the next five years.
    So a Conservative majority in England and an SNP majority in Scotland would suit them and allow the further blame games to continue.
    Neither is really a suitable solution for the running of a country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BetterTogether View Post
    Not often I agree with you rheg but I would much prefer that the parties each produced a manifesto that was in some way binding and the statistics for the economy, population, nhs where produced somewhere where the public could easily disseminate the information and weigh and consider the pros and cons of each party.
    As opposed to the current media led scrum which is entirely based upon maximising sales or pumping up viewing figures.

    I found today's Sky news lead almost amusing but somewhat perturbing with the claim Nicola Sturgeon secretly wants the David Cameron to win.

    Initially it seems comical to make such a claim but there would be no better party to win for the SNP as it would just add more fuel to their already well burning fire of anti Westminster rhetoric.
    If labour win and there is even an ad hoc agreement with the SNP then it would be a lot harder for them to distance themselves from anything the public dislikes happening in the next five years.
    So a Conservative majority in England and an SNP majority in Scotland would suit them and allow the further blame games to continue.
    Neither is really a suitable solution for the running of a country.
    And it is a claim that has been thoroughly discredited. Who wrote the memo?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rheghead View Post
    And it is a claim that has been thoroughly discredited. Who wrote the memo?
    It's a claim that has been rigourously denied but as of yet not thoroughly discredited.
    Allegedly it's been written by a civil servant somewhere.

    It wouldn't be the first time an MP has said something they didn't think would become public domain.

    The standard form on this type of embarrassment is to deny, deny, deny until the evidence appears then they become objects of public derision.

    That statement would apply to all parties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    Any SNP MP's who are elected to Westminster are not going down there to settle in, they're going down to settle up.
    Do you know this would add cost to Scotland every time they would make a trip down, plus the cost of the Holyrood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    Any SNP MP's who are elected to Westminster are not going down there to settle in, they're going down to settle up.
    They will be down there, with their wives and relations, getting paid, by Westminster, as all the previous Snp MP's have done for the last five years and more
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    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    Any SNP MP's who are elected to Westminster are not going down there to settle in, they're going down to settle up.
    lol lol @ fit chnace has Alexi of gettig in ? WHat a laugh if the fat man fell flat on his face and didnt get his seat eh

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    Time you lot opened your eyes..piratelassie you need to grow up..life is not about one liners..the true intent of which is as of yet unknown.

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    I'm fed up of Scotland being Westminster's cash cow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    I'm fed up of Scotland being Westminster's cash cow.
    How do you work that out, 53 million in England and 5 million in Scotland. I know people say more are paid per population then south, but still would not be as much tax collected then south, so Scotland get's good deal. Remember Holyrood south get's nothing from that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Westward View Post
    piratelassie you need to grow up..life is not about one liners..the true intent of which is as of yet unknown.
    She disobeyed you!

    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    I'm fed up of Scotland being Westminster's cash cow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by piratelassie View Post
    Any SNP MP's who are elected to Westminster are not going down there to settle in, they're going down to settle up.

    Only thing they did was get told off by Bercow for clapping (!) during PMQ's
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    Equality campaigners question SNP candidate's suitability over anti-gay marriage blog see http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/po...idates-6923014

    Nice to know SNP promote and encourage SCotland as having a diverse pluralistic society !

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    This is awful:

    Meanwhile, the shadow foreign secretary's niece Emily Benn demanded a retraction from SNP MP George Kerevan over a "deeply offensive" tweet claiming her grandfather, left-wing stalwart Tony Benn, "must be turning in his grave" over his son's pro-war stance. (By Andrew Woodcock, Press Association Political Editor)
    "Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped."

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