Scotland Votes No

19 Sep 2014, 11:48 am

With 26 of 32 precincts reporting, the BBC is projecting that Scotland has voted against independence. The No forces are expected to win 55% of the vote.  As Quebec referendums have become a permanent feature of Canadian politics, Scottish referendums will become a permanent feature of U.K. po

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19 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

When Scotland “voted” on union with her southern neighbor 307 years ago, English troops flowed to the border and English pounds flowed through the Scottish parliament. English force sought, unlike Hadrian, to welcome and not repel. The parliamentarians quietly voted “yes”; t

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19 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

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Politicians hate it when different voting blocs of their party get crosswise on an issue. See unions and enviros, both groups loyal to the Democrat party and who often don’t see eye-to-eye. Private sector unions want economic growth and the jobs (and resulting union dues) that go with it. Env

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The American Spectator

Scotland Votes No

With 26 of 32 precincts reporting, the BBC is projecting that Scotland has voted against independence. The No forces are expected to win 55% of the vote.  As Quebec referendums have become a permanent feature of Canadian politics, Scottish referendums will become a permanent feature of U.K. po

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19 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

When Scotland “voted” on union with her southern neighbor 307 years ago, English troops flowed to the border and English pounds flowed through the Scottish parliament. English force sought, unlike Hadrian, to welcome and not repel. The parliamentarians quietly voted “yes”; t
Politicians hate it when different voting blocs of their party get crosswise on an issue. See unions and enviros, both groups loyal to the Democrat party and who often don’t see eye-to-eye. Private sector unions want economic growth and the jobs (and resulting union dues) that go with it. Env


19 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

Confusion reigns. Our president has said no to a return war in Iraq and environs, some of his generals see it differently, and John Kerry is hoping to rely on Iran or CodePink or Pink Floyd. About the only think certain is that among administration representatives ISIL has emerged as the acronym of

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