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    Default Scottish Referendum Part 2 - Electric Boogaloo

    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again...

    Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to seek second referendum - BBC News

    Looks like Nicola Sturgeon wants to check up again, just in case the Scots have changed their mind regarding breaking away from the U.K.. In some ways fair play because of Brexit and how it could change things but just imagine if everyone got out of bed in the morning and said "I declare my apartment in Ludlow independent of the UK with it's own laws, money and tax policies, lets have a referendum in my home about it.", ok an apartment in Ludlow doesn't have any existing laws and independent economy but what the heck .. what about the peoples' rights !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbakoola View Post
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again...

    Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to seek second referendum - BBC News

    Looks like Nicola Sturgeon wants to check up again, just in case the Scots have changed their mind regarding breaking away from the U.K.. In some ways fair play because of Brexit and how it could change things but just imagine if everyone got out of bed in the morning and said "I declare my apartment in Ludlow independent of the UK with it's own laws, money and tax policies, lets have a referendum in my home about it.", ok an apartment in Ludlow doesn't have any existing laws and independent economy but what the heck .. what about the peoples' rights !!
    Can you imagine if Leave win by 1% and the UK says, "that's too close".

    And then an English person living in Australia takes high court action to block the outcome.

    And everyone tells the Scots they didn't know what they were voting for.

    I wonder if Sturgeon will agree with them or just point out that Leave won and that the result should be respected?

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    I hope she makes it a 60/40 vote in favour of independence.
    Ldoenn : 'we're hloding a referneudm to laeve the Eureopean union
    EU: 'OK'
    Scotland: 'we're holding a refeerndum to leave the UK union'
    Ldonon: ' Oh no you're not'.

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    If Scots exited and UK left EU at the same time what do you think , would that be -10% or +10% GDP in a year?

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    I supported Scottish independence the first time around for the same reason I backed Brexit

    go ahead Scotland be independent

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    Quote Originally Posted by GB9 View Post
    Can you imagine if Leave win by 1% and the UK says, "that's too close".

    And then an English person living in Australia takes high court action to block the outcome.

    And everyone tells the Scots they didn't know what they were voting for.

    I wonder if Sturgeon will agree with them or just point out that Leave won and that the result should be respected?


    With a little bit of luck these famous patriotic Scots will support leave.

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    Entirely reasonable to have another vote given the way things have changed but I don't think it's going to get the result she might want. The timing puts it right around the time our Brexit negotiations should be winding up which is probably sensible as the Scots will have some actual idea what remaining in the UK will mean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d000hg View Post
    Entirely reasonable to have another vote given the way things have changed but I don't think it's going to get the result she might want. The timing puts it right around the time our Brexit negotiations should be winding up which is probably sensible as the Scots will have some actual idea what remaining in the UK will mean.
    We'll see. Neverenddum 1 started with 32% support for year and never falling below that. Neverenddum Mk II starts with 43% currently. That's quite a different starting point.

    Also we know why the last vote failed. For many people currency was an issue. The pound is going to poo. Sure it'll be around for years to come but it'll also be worth a lot less.
    Ldoenn : 'we're hloding a referneudm to laeve the Eureopean union
    EU: 'OK'
    Scotland: 'we're holding a refeerndum to leave the UK union'
    Ldonon: ' Oh no you're not'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    We'll see. Neverenddum 1 started with 32% support for year and never falling below that. Neverenddum Mk II starts with 43% currently. That's quite a different starting point.

    Also we know why the last vote failed. For many people currency was an issue. The pound is going to poo. Sure it'll be around for years to come but it'll also be worth a lot less.
    Yeah but trying again and again until the result is what we want? Is that OK? If it is then make another brexit referendum. I guess scots signed up for good and the bad when they voted to remain...

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    Yes, we are going to create our own currency and watch it devalue 20% on it's first day while all out mortgages stay in pounds.

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