June 13th, 2012

No Campaign Choose “Better Together” as Slogan

Alastair Darling will launch the ‘no’ campaign against Scottish freedom in Edinburgh in two weeks time. Forth One broke the  news that Darling will kick off the “Better Together” bid to maintain the repression of the Scottish nation with a speech in his own constituency on June 25.

Well they did say they wanted to stop the campaign from going down the glitzy route…


  1. 1
    Well says:

    Scotland can fuck off!!

    Can the English have a say?


  2. 5
    Owain Glyndwr says:

    no no no no no no no no no no no to voting against staying in the uk. Big sign on the border Missing you already


  3. 7
    Gordon Bennet says:

    Are we really better together? From where many people in England stand, it appears that the Scots have been taking them for a ride for years.


  4. 8
    Landlord of The Plough, Cadsden says:

    Cameron said the it’s good that the Falkland islanders are having a referendum on their future governance.

    I say the UK wants a Referendum on Europe.


  5. 12
    Anonymous says:

    As an Englishman in Scotland, I think independance could work but the current plans by the SNP are awful!


    • 15
      Aethelred says:

      You are assuming we would be retaining a customs union and permitting free movement?


    • 20
      Crash says:

      You reckon? There’s a lot of Scotch regiments, RAF and Navy bases, BBC staff, HMRC, ship builders, NHS staff and MPs who will be out of a job come independence day. Plus the Barnett formula that pays for all the excessive social and educational payouts in Scotchland would cease. It’ll become Greece MKII but only worse within hours.


  6. 13
    Anglophobes says:

    How come every man and his dog gets a parliament and a referendum, except the English?


  7. 14
    Another Engineer says:

    The result will be 40% in favour, again. There is no majority in Scotland for independence and hasn’t been for 400 years.

    Alec is after devo-max and nothing more.


    • 21
      a non says:

      Precisely + Many


    • 22

      Really he wants Mad Max


    • 25
      jgm2 says:

      Alex is after his own Learjet so he can jet about the globe like a real national leader instead of leader of Scotland’s Regional Council.

      Alex hates the English. And so do many of his compatriots. Hates ‘em. Don’t know what happened to him when he was young. Maybe his father poisoned him in his turn. Perhaps some English chap took the piss out of his accent on a school trip to London. We’ll never know. The awful place is full of little Scotlanders wrapping themselves in the flag.

      This is not a bargaining position by the S&P. I fully expect Scotland to vote to go it alone. And will be very surprised if they don’t.

      Scotland will, initially, do well. There’ll be a big surge in national pride. A lot of second and third generation Canadians and yanks coming back to holiday. One or two of ‘em in influential positions in big corporations may use their influence to site some factories there. They’ll probably renege on their share of the UK national debt thus giving ‘em a clean slate. And they do have, as they constantly remind anybody who will listen, a shit-load of oil. Scotland will do fine for a bit. But I fully expect them to cram an Ir*i*sh style boom and bust into the first 20 years after independence too.

      Twenty years from now they’ll be wandering the corridors of Europe and the US and the IMF with their begging bowls just like the Greeks.

      They’ll be like a nation of chav lottery winners. They’ll squander the lot. Guaranteed. Just you watch


      • 30
        Baldy says:

        The important thing is to properly secure the border.


      • 32
        Mike Newman says:

        Alex Salmond has the Gestapo look about him.


      • 34
        AC1 says:

        If Chavez can ruin a country with vast amounts of Oil, Salmond can do even more harm!


        • 41

          Some lefty numpty on CIF was saying how successful and democratic Chavez has been.

          Only a left wing apologist could excuse a dictator because he claims to represent ‘the people.’

          The differences between Hugo Chav and Bobby Mugabe is only one of oil revenues.


          • AC1 says:

            Vastly falling oil revenues, as his political appointments (mates) to run the oil companies work as well as expected!

            Well he’s dead soon and then the leftists will fight over who gets to own the slaves (sorry free Venezuelans).


          • The Paragnostic says:

            I like Chavez – he causes the Septics to have a conniption fit every time he opens his mouth.

            Plus, he keeps getting elected in reasonably free and fair elections – he may be a socialist loon, but he does hold power legitimately no matter what.

            The problem for Venezuelans, as for so many other peoples, is that their choice isn’t between socialism and capitalism, but between socialism and oligarchy.


      • 83
        Trahison des Clercs says:

        Some time ago, I was visiting some of my ex’s relatives in Co.Kerry. I was in the bar of the small Hotel where I was staying, when an American fellow came and announced that he was looking for the ranch in West Cork where his family came from . Next day he came back crestfallen announcing the ‘ranch’ he had visited was just nothing but G*dd*m bog and water. This is what awaits those coming back to Scotchland.


    • 44
      Salmond is a cannier politician than Dave says:

      Yep Devo max is his goal. He becomes the big cheese with the power to control all the money sent in by the English Taxpayer.

      Except it should be called Bailout Max.


  8. 17
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Call Me Dave should have the balls to prevent Salmong and his Scots separatist party from having the luxury of serial Saltaire willy waving at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. Salmong thinks that a prolonged celebration 700 years after Bannockburn is needed before he will let the simple folk vote.

    Only the SNP think that giving 16-17 year olds the chance to vote, when virtually every mature democracy restricts the franchise to adults.


  9. 18
    Mister Cameron says:

    What plans are there to secure the border to stop mass migration south?


  10. 19
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    England and Scotland.
    Together forever.
    We’re on a “roll”.


  11. 24
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Not now darling.


  12. 31
    Duke of Cumberland at your disposal says:

    Run all Jocks thru.


  13. 36
    Mustaffa councilhouse says:

    Salmond and his ‘Little Scotlander’ party think it’s unfair they are governed from 600 miles away in Westminster.
    Fuck me how do they think a Siberian feels being governed by politicians based in Moscow?


  14. 45
    a non says:

    Bercow allowing Hunt to be called a liar!!!!!!!!! in HoC?????


    • 48

      Which Labour constituency does Bercow represent?


    • 62
      Fish says:

      Utterly ourageous behaviour by the speaker. Twice he has allowed Hunt to be called a liar by the spiteful Bryant – and he produces a quite nasty and rude put down of Anna Soubry.

      Not good enough – Bercow should step down


    • 73
      Marmite says:

      I just can’t believe it ‘a non’. I was disgusted with Birkcow. How much longer can this stoopid little d.w.a.r.f. carry on dishon..o.u.ring the ancient role of Sque..a.ker? He’s becoming as der..a..n.ged as his smelly wife.


  15. 50
    Anonymous says:

    In the event that the Scottish vote “yes” to independence has it been decided how the UK’s national debt of one-and-a-bit triilion quid will be divided up between the two former partners?


  16. 61
    Mr. Garnett says:

    Men wearing girls skirts should be run through.
    Fucking perverts.
    Fuck Rangers off.


  17. 67
    Here it is again for you to enjoy says:


  18. 68
    Biased Bercow Cad says:

    It’s hard to believe that Bryant was once a vicar. Spite and hubris are not usually the traits required.

    Just as hard to believe that Bercow was once a Concervative mind.


  19. 69

    Are they not a bit premature demolishing the Red Road flats?


  20. 71
    DaveyC says:

    Very much looking forward to seeing Jock suffocate under the weight of their portion of the national debt. No London to save you soon fuckers!


  21. 80
    The English Question says:

    Salmond has just thanked Leveson for referring to Westminster as the English parliament.


  22. 88
    Rob Roy says:

    That Mr Cameron is now suggesting that if we vote no to the referendum then as a special prize he will let us control 70% of our own money.

    What a kind generous and thoughtful man he truly is.


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