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Thu Sep 18, 2014, 11:49 AM Sep 2014

Which side do you wish would win in the Scottish election? [View all]

For me: Scottish Freedom and a big thumb in the eye of Right-wing British Politics.

See my other poll for you do you think will win:

41 votes, 4 passes | Time left: Unlimited
The "Yes" side which wants Scottish Independence
31 (76%)
The "No" side which wants to remain part of the United Kingdom
10 (24%)
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I really can't imagine any reason why I should care... TreasonousBastard Sep 2014 #1
At any rate, it is an interesting glimpse into DU. FSogol Sep 2014 #32
For the sake of the Scots, I hope YES wins. For the sake of the UK (and the rest of the world) pampango Sep 2014 #2
I honestly don't know tkmorris Sep 2014 #3
ANY group's desire to self-govern? frazzled Sep 2014 #21
Scotland like Ireland used to be an independent nation. riderinthestorm Sep 2014 #23
Well, some Texans say the same thing frazzled Sep 2014 #24
Has the US Government worked to exterminate Texans? riderinthestorm Sep 2014 #29
They haven't been independent since sabbat hunter Sep 2014 #57
This message was self-deleted by its author ann--- Sep 2014 #27
Mostly, yes tkmorris Sep 2014 #49
Anyone is, of course, free to renounce their US citizenship at any time. Erich Bloodaxe BSN Sep 2014 #52
The union is indivisible. MohRokTah Sep 2014 #53
Moral authority, not Constitutional tkmorris Sep 2014 #60
Morality is subjective. MohRokTah Sep 2014 #63
I'm not so sure as you frazzled Sep 2014 #66
I want to take your point of view and twist it a bit... Massacure Sep 2014 #77
The Picts JHB Sep 2014 #4
The liberal economist Paul Krugman thinks it would be a disaster for Scotland economically. pnwmom Sep 2014 #5
Having a currency whose interest rate you do not control has proven to be disastrous. Nye Bevan Sep 2014 #42
That was his fear. n/t pnwmom Sep 2014 #47
Wasn't that based on his assumption that they'd still share a currency with England? Erich Bloodaxe BSN Sep 2014 #54
Do you have a link where England stated that? F4lconF16 Sep 2014 #76
I'll remain more concerned about what happens here Skidmore Sep 2014 #6
I don't live there Shadowflash Sep 2014 #7
I want re-Balkanization everywhere. librechik Sep 2014 #8
i like this idea. hifiguy Sep 2014 #14
You got that right Puzzledtraveller Sep 2014 #35
Why are many small national banks a good idea? hack89 Sep 2014 #17
yeah, that part is iffy--but at least there would be the chance for govt regulation librechik Sep 2014 #19
Right with ya librechik!! Puzzledtraveller Sep 2014 #34
Actually, balkanization serves globalization. ieoeja Sep 2014 #37
Willie! underpants Sep 2014 #9
My family fought for freedom from the Englanders too many times LiberalArkie Sep 2014 #10
Sassenach enlightenment Sep 2014 #18
I'm leaning Aye KamaAina Sep 2014 #11
For those of you who think it doesn't matter on this side of the pond KamaAina Sep 2014 #12
I would not pretend to know the up/downsides of this thing jberryhill Sep 2014 #13
Yes, for several reasons. La Lioness Priyanka Sep 2014 #15
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India. A practice commonly used by the british called Divide and Conquer. La Lioness Priyanka Sep 2014 #36
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LOL. i guess misogynists little assholes feel entitled to create their own history. nt La Lioness Priyanka Sep 2014 #41
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you're having quite the breakdown, aren't you? aww La Lioness Priyanka Sep 2014 #44
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I'm for the United Kingdom. WinkyDink Sep 2014 #16
The UK is broken, the only question is whether today will be a clean break. Here is why LittleBlue Sep 2014 #20
While some have pointed out that the withdrawal of lefty Scots from Parliament Erich Bloodaxe BSN Sep 2014 #56
Go Scotland! I mean that in every way. Nt Zorra Sep 2014 #22
I don't know. Raffi Ella Sep 2014 #25
I want whatever the Scottish people want, and I wish them luck. bigwillq Sep 2014 #26
I wish the Scots well either way CanonRay Sep 2014 #28
If the English are short-sighted enough Aerows Sep 2014 #75
It doesn't matter what anyone else "wishes" except the people of Scotland. still_one Sep 2014 #30
Getting our independence worked. Why shouldn't it for Scottland? lunatica Sep 2014 #31
If Scotland gets its independence, will it be bombed for its oil? valerief Sep 2014 #38
I believe in the right to self-determination me b zola Sep 2014 #40
For the world, I hope the no side wins. MohRokTah Sep 2014 #45
So where does the Queen go? Generic Other Sep 2014 #48
It's already been announced that an independent Scotland would retain the monarchy Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #50
So we will still be allowed to have bagpipes at Buckingham Palace? Generic Other Sep 2014 #58
The first results aren't expected until around 2am BST. Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #59
Doesn't look like a Florida butterfly ballot anyway! Generic Other Sep 2014 #61
A symbolic stand against what, exactly? Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #62
Ghosts of Culloden Generic Other Sep 2014 #64
That was centuries ago and doesn't much influence any reasons for Scots voting for independence... Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #65
No one would expect them to install a bonnie Stuart! Generic Other Sep 2014 #68
Actually this sort of historic sentimental bollocks.. Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #69
I believe you are 100% right about that Generic Other Sep 2014 #70
I live in the UK Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #71
Of course your concerns are about current issues Generic Other Sep 2014 #72
It's both symbolic and significant Spider Jerusalem Sep 2014 #74
I want the Scottish people to get what they want. Glassunion Sep 2014 #51
I'm hoping for a YES win eissa Sep 2014 #55
FREE SCOTLAND Kalidurga Sep 2014 #67
I don't know enough about it to say. NaturalHigh Sep 2014 #73
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