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Forum: Politics Today, 13:33
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Posted By Charlottesweb
I don't think they can either. But then salmond...

I don't think they can either.

But then salmond can't either.

perhaps the way this referendum has proceeded is truly a refelection of the absolute dirth of actual talent and leadership in the...
Forum: Politics Today, 12:53
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Posted By Charlottesweb
Given that very close to half the people are...

Given that very close to half the people are going to be disappointed whatever the result, I think this is very far from being over.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:42
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Posted By Charlottesweb
That is incorrect. But do elaborate, I'd love to...

That is incorrect.

But do elaborate, I'd love to hear what you think the UK loses
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:39
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Posted By Charlottesweb
It is only in Scotlands interest that it happens...

It is only in Scotlands interest that it happens that way. The rUK loses nothing - at all- by not having any currency Union.

Well apart from the obligation to underwrite a foreign countries economy....
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:33
Replies: 252
Views: 4,872
Posted By Charlottesweb
I have to disagree here. If it was a UK based...

I have to disagree here. If it was a UK based bank, sure. But not a Scotland based one. Because if the Scots are using the currency arbitrarily, then them crashing and burning wont be detrimental to...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:23
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Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
It is my opinion of what is going to...

It is my opinion of what is going to happen.

That isnt wishing, which indicates desire.

I am evaluating what is likely to happen. I never claimed it was good, for anyone.

Are you going to continue...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:17
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Really. Could you indicate the words I used that...

Really.
Could you indicate the words I used that suggested that I relished the eventuality.

Quote it. It shouldnt be hard.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:17
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Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Another one. In my post, please could you point...

Another one.

In my post, please could you point out where I hoped for, glorified or claimed such an event would be good?

You see, viewing the situation and evaluating the likely outcome is not the...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:14
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Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
I would ask you to point out in the quoted post...

I would ask you to point out in the quoted post where I wished anything, rather than state what I believe is going to happen. I also didnt say anywhere it was a good thing.

Dishonesty is one thing,...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:57
Replies: 252
Views: 4,872
Posted By Charlottesweb
This bit is incorrect, although all the money out...

This bit is incorrect, although all the money out of thin air' stuff is absolutely true, the BoE would not be lender of last resort to scottish based banks at all, as it would have no obligation to...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:34
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Posted By Charlottesweb
I have an inkling that if there is a Yes vote,...

I have an inkling that if there is a Yes vote, the plans will fall apart within 6 months when no CU and no EU memberships are forthcoming, and this will be played as all everyone elses fault, with...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:24
Replies: 67
Views: 1,887
Posted By Charlottesweb
And I would have thought those that actually want...

And I would have thought those that actually want independence for Scotland would be averse to both currency union, giving away fiscal powers to a foreign nation, and EU membership, giving away...
Forum: Politics 16-09-2014, 20:17
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Posted By Charlottesweb
then the very first thing you should need answers...

then the very first thing you should need answers to is what currency you will be paid in and what currency your mortgage will be paid in.

Indeed, if you have a family, that is the most important...
Forum: Politics 14-09-2014, 09:55
Replies: 104
Views: 2,605
Posted By Charlottesweb
No, thats because they get a lot of EU...

No, thats because they get a lot of EU rebates.

It is, however, why you pay more in the Isle of Man, which is the market we are discussing.
Forum: Politics 14-09-2014, 09:45
Replies: 219
Views: 5,515
Posted By Charlottesweb
So the rUK foot the bill for the defence on an...

So the rUK foot the bill for the defence on an independent scotland not contributing to the economy of rUK?

I get this is probably what scots want, but why would we possibly agree to...
Forum: Politics 14-09-2014, 09:40
Replies: 104
Views: 2,605
Posted By Charlottesweb
I don't agree with the style of article that is...

I don't agree with the style of article that is written, but the message should not be dismissed as simply inducing fear.

The UK as a whole is a large market, the cost of doing business in some...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 16:04
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Which is everything that is wrong with Salmons...

Which is everything that is wrong with Salmons campaign, and why business is coming out against it.

These are fundamental subjects that should be known by now.
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 15:51
Replies: 11,339
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Posted By Charlottesweb
Not really. Or are you going to become a...

Not really.

Or are you going to become a dictatorship post independence and have no elections?

The problem with your independence isnt being independent, it is not being clear what independence...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 15:46
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Of course not. The currency, overall cost of...

Of course not. The currency, overall cost of doing business and border control obstacles you may come up against do not change with a general election.

In fact, the last time a general election...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 15:29
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Not knowing what the currency is going to be in 2...

Not knowing what the currency is going to be in 2 years time is a bit of a bump.

Businesses are planning 5 years ahead, if we don;t know whats going on in two years, we look for another market. The...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 15:24
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
different ball game. Losing Scotland isnt really...

different ball game.

Losing Scotland isnt really any politicians fault, its the lot of them together.

Whomever to agrees to CU, and I have doubts they could make such a change without a referendum...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 14:09
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Some are. Plenty are being very dishonest in...

Some are.

Plenty are being very dishonest in their bid for power.
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 14:05
Replies: 11,339
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Posted By Charlottesweb
You need a Central bank/lender of last resort for...

You need a Central bank/lender of last resort for your own currency to be able to
A) Join the EU
B) offer any sort of guarantee for peoples savings
C) Have control of your own fiscal policies.

A...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 13:49
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
Without a lender of last resort and no option for...

Without a lender of last resort and no option for borrowing if you ignore the liabilities from the UK break up, then no, Scotland will not be capable on its own. Which is kind of the point.
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 13:30
Replies: 11,339
Views: 300,671
Posted By Charlottesweb
They would require a UKR referendum to form a...

They would require a UKR referendum to form a monetary Union, as monetary union with a foreign power is not something this country does.

And once people understand that is basically involves the UKr...
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