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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 18:25
Replies: 91
Views: 2,025
Posted By jassi
I imagine there are plenty of those in rural...

I imagine there are plenty of those in rural areas.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 17:13
Replies: 187
Views: 3,983
Posted By jassi
Ah, you mean the Dirty Tricks departments of ...

Ah, you mean the Dirty Tricks departments of 'democratic' UK & USA.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 17:03
Replies: 9,365
Views: 249,751
Posted By jassi
Yes, I'm sure that's exactly what the Americans...

Yes, I'm sure that's exactly what the Americans thought in the 1780s :D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:57
Replies: 187
Views: 3,983
Posted By jassi
They would only need to hint that they might...

They would only need to hint that they might offer a naval base to Russia and they'll be under the Nato umbrella, quick as you like, at no cost to themselves. :D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:33
Replies: 9,365
Views: 249,751
Posted By jassi
Sometimes divorce is the only way. We still have...

Sometimes divorce is the only way.

We still have close ties with countries like Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Why need it be any different with Scotland ?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:11
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
I don't suppose the Scots or the Welsh would want...

I don't suppose the Scots or the Welsh would want to send a few rockets over.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:09
Replies: 91
Views: 2,025
Posted By jassi
Maybe, but rump UK would do its best to have them...

Maybe, but rump UK would do its best to have them excluded from the EU anyway.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:06
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
I believe this is already the case for some NI...

I believe this is already the case for some NI politicians.

I suspect no scheme would be perfect, short of independence, as solving one problem would merely create another.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:02
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
Westminster politicians are desperate to hang on...

Westminster politicians are desperate to hang on to Scotland.
Do you think it conceivable that they would willingly part with Wales or Northern Ireland?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:54
Replies: 187
Views: 3,983
Posted By jassi
Dependent upon the role that an Independent...

Dependent upon the role that an Independent Scotland intends to play, they may not a require armed forces greater than , say that of Ireland, who do not seem to have vast quantities of expensive...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:29
Replies: 91
Views: 2,025
Posted By jassi
Perhaps they won't. If a company ( say BT) no...

Perhaps they won't.
If a company ( say BT) no longer wished to provide a service in Scotland, they would be free to leave, but they might find they have to leave their assets behind, without...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 14:58
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
Why should that be a problem? We already have...

Why should that be a problem?
We already have local elections where one votes for different people in different types of local government.

One ballot sheet would be for a UK parliamentary...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 14:43
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
You may well be right, though that would mean...

You may well be right, though that would mean England separating from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which I don't think English politicians would care to contemplate.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 14:31
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
No, it would work much as at present - some seats...

No, it would work much as at present - some seats are already FPP constituency seats, others are PR ( not sure how they are determined at present). All that would be different is that the FPP...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:19
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
Not at all. Currently some Assembly seats are...

Not at all. Currently some Assembly seats are first past the post and some are by PR. Why should this not continue, but with the FPP seats having the same boundaries as the Westminster constituencies?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:10
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
My suggestion would require a change in the...

My suggestion would require a change in the election rules, whereby all elected Westminster MPs have automatic membership of their national Assembly and would vote there and on UK issues only.
In...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:59
Replies: 147
Views: 2,691
Posted By jassi
One of the problems with that argument is that...

One of the problems with that argument is that unless the Scottish members also have seats in the Scottish Parliament, they can't vote on Scottish-only issues either, so what exactly would be their...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:44
Replies: 91
Views: 2,025
Posted By jassi
Perhaps the canny Scots would just cut back on...

Perhaps the canny Scots would just cut back on their mobile phone usage . Much of it is probable unnecessary anyway.
Forum: Politics 26-05-2014, 15:37
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By jassi
UKIP can't be all bad, then :)

UKIP can't be all bad, then :)
Forum: Politics 11-04-2014, 12:32
Replies: 286
Views: 8,871
Posted By jassi
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/apr/10/ni...

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/apr/10/nigel-evans-conservatives-crown-prosecution-service
Forum: Politics 11-04-2014, 09:20
Replies: 286
Views: 8,871
Posted By jassi
One could argue that about any trial. Are the...

One could argue that about any trial.

Are the Tory Party going to get up in arms about every trial that returns a a Not Guilty verdict?
Forum: Politics 27-03-2014, 14:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,326
Posted By jassi
Was NHS Direct a genuine public sector...

Was NHS Direct a genuine public sector organisation, or one of these quasi agency things that is held at arms length and who's staff aren't genuine public sector employees ?
I was thinking if staff...
Forum: Politics 27-03-2014, 10:18
Replies: 22
Views: 1,326
Posted By jassi
Shows a weakness in contracting these services...

Shows a weakness in contracting these services out.
A public service organisation would not be allowed to quit and leave the system in the lurch
Forum: Politics 22-03-2014, 14:07
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By jassi
Tinker, tinker, tinker. Why can they not just...

Tinker, tinker, tinker.
Why can they not just implement a decent tax threshold and then have a single flat rate above that?
Forum: Politics 15-03-2014, 11:51
Replies: 142
Views: 5,754
Posted By jassi
Well yes, of course they are all illegal. They...

Well yes, of course they are all illegal. They only become the legal government if/when they win.
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