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Forum: Politics 22-09-2014, 00:51
Replies: 88
Views: 2,701
Posted By The Turk
That's a shame as its always better to tell the...

That's a shame as its always better to tell the full story, especially as I also heard Scot Ref V: The Final Frontier would've been about Salmond taking Scotland to the promised land after apparently...
Forum: Politics 22-09-2014, 00:26
Replies: 88
Views: 2,701
Posted By The Turk
As people probably already know, Scot Ref II: The...

As people probably already know, Scot Ref II: The Wrath of Khan is the sequel to Scot Ref: The Motion Bill. It will be followed up by Scot Ref III: The Search for Devo Max and there are already...
Forum: Politics 21-09-2014, 21:38
Replies: 476
Views: 7,208
Posted By The Turk
Oh I think you mean that referendum for an...

Oh I think you mean that referendum for an assembly in the North-east which would've had nothing like the level of powers Scotland, Wales and N. Ireland were offered so not surprisingly it was...
Forum: Politics 21-09-2014, 20:19
Replies: 476
Views: 7,208
Posted By The Turk
I can't believe I'm reading this. Are you...

I can't believe I'm reading this. Are you actually trying to wind us up?! US English sulking and moaning? If any nation of the UK has sulked and moaned for the last decade or so its been Scotland....
Forum: Politics 21-09-2014, 19:07
Replies: 130
Views: 2,528
Posted By The Turk
Exactly. People say the North-east assembly...

Exactly. People say the North-east assembly referendum result was proof the North- east and the rest of England didn't want regional assemblies but I always felt the waters were muddied somewhat by...
Forum: Politics 19-09-2014, 00:20
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By The Turk
That's just about the most controversial...

That's just about the most controversial statement you could possibly make in this thread.:D
Forum: Politics 19-09-2014, 00:05
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By The Turk
:D You're welcome. Glad to chip in with my...

:D
You're welcome. Glad to chip in with my insight.;-)
Forum: Politics 19-09-2014, 00:02
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By The Turk
Really?!:o I genuinely didn't know that. So are...

Really?!:o I genuinely didn't know that. So are you saying that some in England have looked at, say, a Scottish 10 note and decided it was worth 8?
Forum: Politics 18-09-2014, 23:44
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By The Turk
I have a stark warning for Scots. If you vote for...

I have a stark warning for Scots. If you vote for independence we'll no longer accept Scottish banknotes in English shops. This cannot be stressed enough.
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 22:02
Replies: 27
Views: 1,514
Posted By The Turk
The irony is that if we forge a union and then...

The irony is that if we forge a union and then try to force them to give up their guns then they'll start an armed rebellion against us, forcing us to respond with..............guns.

As for the...
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 21:28
Replies: 261
Views: 5,542
Posted By The Turk
Ok, I apologise for my previous post. I thought...

Ok, I apologise for my previous post. I thought you were implying England had no identity. As it happens I agree with you that due to our size compared to the rest of the UK it would make sense to...
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 22:39
Replies: 34
Views: 964
Posted By The Turk
Why has he spent so much of his time in England...

Why has he spent so much of his time in England then? He may hate England now over Leveson as another poster mentioned but surely not all his life if that's what you're suggesting. He could've just...
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 22:18
Replies: 261
Views: 5,542
Posted By The Turk
As other posters have already pointed out, if...

As other posters have already pointed out, if England has no meaning because Cornwall is different from Newcastle and other such examples then what about Scotland? Aside from a Scottish identity what...
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 23:56
Replies: 157
Views: 3,515
Posted By The Turk
Oh yeah I saw that too!:D I tell you what though,...

Oh yeah I saw that too!:D I tell you what though, if the Scots do separate from us it'll be Queen Lizzie who'll tell Cameron to go and "Former UK" himself.:o
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 23:51
Replies: 157
Views: 3,515
Posted By The Turk
I've had to put up with a lot of people thinking...

I've had to put up with a lot of people thinking England doesn't need a parliament, that we should just leave things as they are just because of England's size, as if it excuses Scottish, Welsh and...
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 00:29
Replies: 157
Views: 3,515
Posted By The Turk
That's ok. We all start off as novices on...

That's ok. We all start off as novices on politics as in any other subject. The only way to learn about anything you don't understand is to ask questions as you did. Some FMs will make the more...
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 00:07
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
I think you're right. I hope that change will...

I think you're right. I hope that change will result in devolution for England which I've wanted for years. On Newsnight tonight I saw a discussion on that very subject which has been so rare to see....
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 23:39
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
Do you mean to say you'd have no upper chamber?...

Do you mean to say you'd have no upper chamber? Has Alex Salmond talked about what he thinks on this issue?
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 23:38
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
You're right about Plaid Cymru but in general I...

You're right about Plaid Cymru but in general I don't get the feeling the Welsh demanded devolution with the same force the Scots did and when their referendum came along, though the majority of...
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 23:25
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
That's fair enough. You make a good argument and...

That's fair enough. You make a good argument and If you're going to have more power I'd rather you did it by full independence than by going for devo-max which would aggravate me and other English...
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 23:14
Replies: 157
Views: 3,515
Posted By The Turk
BanglaRoad is correct. I meant it as "Rest of...

BanglaRoad is correct. I meant it as "Rest of UK". 'rUK' is used often on DS forum threads talking about Scottish independence and in some parts of other media. Just earlier I was watching Newsnight...
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 19:14
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
Really? How do you explain the Welsh being given...

Really? How do you explain the Welsh being given their own assembly even though they didn't really ask for one either?
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 19:02
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
Fair enough, I'm sure we will do. As a matter of...

Fair enough, I'm sure we will do. As a matter of fact I'm a member of the CEP (Campaign for an English Parliament). Here's the link: www.thecep.org.uk What I don't understand though is having been...
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 18:34
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Turk
Why do they feel disenfranchised though? I've...

Why do they feel disenfranchised though? I've never understood that. They were given their own parliament with powers over areas like health and education. As an Englishman I feel the disenfranchised...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-09-2014, 18:11
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By The Turk
Have you seen enough French or German content to...

Have you seen enough French or German content to be sure of this? As for The Avengers, are you serious?! I agree British TV has produced many great shows over the years but of all the British tv...
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