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2014 will be a referendum on relocating power from London to Scotland. 2016 will be an election about the policies of a free Scotland
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Wings Over Scotland | A quick bit of arithmetic

Wings Over Scotland | A quick bit of arithmetic | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

By our calculations, it’d take just 254 years before the policy recouped this gigantic Labour waste of NHS money.

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Fatal Misjudgment, As Scottish Labour Adopts The Failed Mantra Of Austerity – Column 28.9.12

Fatal Misjudgment, As Scottish Labour Adopts The Failed Mantra Of Austerity – Column 28.9.12 | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

"..her misjudgment has left Alex Salmond in a stronger political position than ever, as one of the few western leaders of our time with the courage and gaiety to buck the trend, and to dare to offer a politics of hope, rather than of fear, mean-mindedness, and decline."

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Labour's wretched silence on child poverty | you will see unicorns grazing outside John Smith House before you witness a Scottish Labour leader acting for the poor.

Labour's wretched silence on child poverty | you will see unicorns grazing outside John Smith House before you witness a Scottish Labour leader acting for the poor. | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Kevin McKenna: To the detriment of the poor, Johann Lamont seems to be aping the worst of the Iron Lady...
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The Something for Nothing Culture of the Scottish Labour Party

The Something for Nothing Culture of the Scottish Labour Party | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

So in that spirit I'd like to offer Ms Lamont some advice. If you really wanted to save some money, how about you stick to your beliefs on Trident?

Why not show the tenacity that got you to the top of the party and lead your party back to its true ideals back to a place which represents the people of Scotland, not the Westminster Village. Lead the party back to where it belongs.

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Labour’s Identity Crisis P1 – Why Lamont wants to dump policies Scotland loves

Labour’s Identity Crisis P1 – Why Lamont wants to dump policies Scotland loves | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Labour’s Identity Crisis Why Lamont wants to dump policies Scotland loves- Tom Gordon How did the party of Smith and Dewar come to this? – Iain MacWhirter http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdis...
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Why did Johann Lamont make such an apparently suicidal policy shift?

BBC Scotlandshire - All the news we want you to see.
Bringing you ludicrous, spurious and ill-concieved Scottish stories from Atlantic Quay.
Any similarity to other terminally biased national broadcasters is entirely unfortunate.
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AUDIOPod | Reflections on the March and Rally for Independence 220912

AUDIOPod | Reflections on the March and Rally for Independence 220912 | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
We had a good day.  Very polite and peaceful for a march..
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VIDEOPod | Scottish Labour Lurches to the Right

VIDEOPod | Scottish Labour Lurches to the Right | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
J-La abandons Social Democracy and allies Scottish Labour with the Conservatives  ...
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Iain Macwhirter Now and Then: Free personal care pays for itself. Cut council bureaucrats instead.

Iain Macwhirter Now and Then: Free personal care pays for itself. Cut council bureaucrats instead. | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Iain Macwhirter Now and Then: Free personal care pays for itself. Cut council bureaucrats instead.
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Council tax could rise by £700 under Scottish Labour

Council tax could rise by £700 under Scottish Labour | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Council tax could rise by £700 under Scottish Labour (RT @BizforScotland: RT @theintelligiser: Scottish Council tax could rise by £700 under Scottish Labour http://t.co/jSkI2EiD ^ Jings!
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VIDEOPod | Deputy First Ministers Questions from Holyrood 270912

VIDEOPod | Deputy First Ministers Questions from Holyrood 270912 | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon takes the questions plus a re-run of her speech by JoLa aka Johann Lamont  ...
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Calls for ‘cyberbrit’ councillor to be disciplined over offensive Facebook image

Calls for ‘cyberbrit’ councillor to be disciplined over offensive Facebook image | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Councillor Allan Nimmo, a member of the Falkirk Labour group, posted a ‘cartoon’ depicting Alex Salmond alongside Iranian fundamentalist leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, beneath which was a caption that read:“One of these men is a megalomaniac intent on increasing his dictatorial powers, with a deep seated hatred of his near neighbours and a strong determination to destroy Britain.

“The other is the President of Iran.”

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Robert McNeil | March for a cause: It will lift your heart

"If we don’t go for independence in 2014, Scotland will be a flat, dead, defeated place: the only oil-rich country in the world that apparently needs copious subsidy. The jibes at our cowardice will be relentless – and merited."

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Harpies & Quines | Women for Independence

Harpies & Quines | Women for Independence | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Women for Independence, the grassroots network to persuade more Scottish women to vote yes to independence, officially launches today (Sunday 30 September) with an informal cultural and political e...
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A Land of Possibility | John McAllion

A Land of Possibility | John McAllion | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
By John McAllion Between now and the referendum scheduled for the autumn of 2014, the question of Scottish independence will take centre stage in British politics.

 

"..begin to break that state apart in the name of progress and social advance and in doing so release the energy and the potential of a left across Britain that has for far too long been in retreat."

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Labour still lost in the wilderness | Instead of recognising a fellow progressive force, they would rather collude in dismantling the welfare state. It is a pitiful sight.

Labour still lost in the wilderness | Instead of recognising a fellow progressive force, they would rather collude in dismantling the welfare state.  It is a pitiful sight. | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Instead of recognising a fellow progressive force, they would rather collude in dismantling the welfare state.

It is a pitiful sight.

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Labour’s Identity Crisis P2 – Why Lamont wants to dump policies Scotland loves

Labour’s Identity Crisis P2 – Why Lamont wants to dump policies Scotland loves | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Labour’s Identity Crisis Why Lamont wants to dump policies Scotland loves- Tom Gordon How did the party of Smith and Dewar come to this? – Iain MacWhirter http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdis...
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AUDIOPod | Deputy First Ministers Questions from Holyrood 270912

AUDIOPod | Deputy First Ministers Questions from Holyrood 270912 | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon takes the questions. Lamont repeats her right wing speech.
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AUDIOPod | Scottish Labour Lurches to the Right aka J-La’s Lament

AUDIOPod | Scottish Labour Lurches to the Right aka J-La’s Lament | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
That Labour suicide speech by Lamont. ...
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Austerity is the intellectual equivalent of applying leeches to the sick. It’s medieval, malign and misinformed. They know it, too.

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Highland estate bosses enter war of words with land campaigners - Scotsman

Highland estate bosses enter war of words with land campaigners - Scotsman | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
ScotsmanHighland estate bosses enter war of words with land campaignersScotsmanMeanwhile, Archie MacLellan, trust administrator of the Applecross Trust, said: “It is unfortunate that a number of points made by Andy Wightman in regard to the...
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VIDEOPod | Rally for Independence

VIDEOPod | Rally for Independence | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Politics & Culture shows on video & audio podcasts from Edinburgh (by 3 Men in a Blog)...
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Scottish expat in court for removing Franco plaque from his garden

Scottish expat in court for removing Franco plaque from his garden | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Clifford Torrents took a hammer to the Franco tribute (@alextomo A strange place at times.http://t.co/BKDmVQIc...)...
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Labour out of touch, warns union

Labour out of touch, warns union | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
A senior union leader warns the Labour Party it is 'unrepresentative' of working people, ahead of the party's annual conference on Sunday.
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