@HumzaYousaf Oops, not slavery then!
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@HumzaYousaf Oops, not slavery then!
posted at 02:14:50
@HumzaYousaf I'd go for the end of Pinochet, but not sure.
posted at 02:14:23
@AngrySalmond Hmm, because they don't care.
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@DavidLivey Over and above inflation?
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@steffanwatkins Are you sure you are not mixing that with the sub set to go under the polar icecap to claim the North Pole for Russia ;/
posted at 01:44:47
@steffanwatkins Ah, shit, I'm wrong, its Finland.
posted at 01:42:30
@steffanwatkins Not sure, might be civil Ice-Breakers [and I might be very, very wrong] :(
posted at 01:40:27
@steffanwatkins Aye, the Royal Navy did a turn a couple of years ago when they decided "support ships" were fine from South Korea.
posted at 01:39:01
@steffanwatkins But the largest fleet of Icebreakers in the World [or so I have read]
posted at 01:35:18
@steffanwatkins Ministry of Defence refuse to buy outside UK!!!!!!!!!!!!
posted at 01:34:28
@steffanwatkins I'm Scottish, the Englanders keep putting the Subs between the two biggest cities, so, personally, no.
posted at 01:32:59
@sixteenthCgirl not much good to us outwith London :(
posted at 01:30:23
@steffanwatkins Look at this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Queen_Elizabeth_(R08)… meant to be on Sea Trials now, but no: and the cost keeps rising
posted at 01:28:14
@steffanwatkins Don't tell Theresa May I said that, I might get deported [hopefully to Canada]
posted at 01:23:53
@alexmassie Because you hide behind pay-walls.
posted at 01:21:53
@steffanwatkins Like I say 'pride': A busted flush trying to project a global image that we can't afford.
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@steffanwatkins We rely on NATO for every other "police action"
posted at 01:16:07
@steffanwatkins But what I mean to say is that this Maritime pride really only extends to the English Channel.
posted at 01:15:24
@steffanwatkins Although we are in the EU [for now] shared borders and that, we are supposed to have maritime pride [the people don't]
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@cyrus2psx Nae shit! [Two Jobs McKenna]
posted at 00:18:47
@cyrus2psx And repeat!
posted at 00:17:57
@dhazel418 That is why I said that was not a personal attack. I think if people are free to attack islam, they are free to attack ΙΧΘΥΣ :)
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@cyrus2psx Maybe some people need to find a minority to hold their hat on in these days of Scottish Integration https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/12/catholics-are-again-scotlands-oppressed-minority…
posted at 00:14:14
@cyrus2psx I say nothing about seperate education, but to this day I'll be fucked if I get the rationale.
posted at 00:12:47
@cyrus2psx Same thing, I did not get why my cousins in Hallglen didn't go to Hallglen Primary, my Dad, [a pure atheist] explained it to me.
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@cyrus2psx Not many Catholics where I lived, but I know my Catholic cousins were dragged out of Hallglen everyday away from their friends.
posted at 00:05:23
@cyrus2psx FFS there's a whole book about it [Meldrum, James (1976). Three-tier Education in Grangemouth.] might be a wee book though.
posted at 00:03:56
@cyrus2psx Same here, my "non-denominational" Comely Park tried to send us to the Church across the road. My Dad had none of it.
posted at 00:01:49
@cyrus2psx Whole effing wiki page on it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grangemouth_middle_schools… I'll be damned!
posted at 00:00:22
@cyrus2psx Not "Protestant" - Non-Denominational was the term used. ;)
posted at 23:58:26
@cyrus2psx Just looked it up, it was a Gov. trial, if it worked might have been rolled out across all of Scotland.
posted at 23:57:39
@cyrus2psx I remember that, didn't go, but I remember Grangemouth having Middle School.
posted at 23:55:24
@Emmabarnett And ....
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@WomenDefyUKIP And one that was so batshit that even UKIP got shot of him!
posted at 23:40:24
@WingsScotland Nobody should question GERS, but they are NOT an accurate picture of Scotland's economy, nor were they meant to be.
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@MeanwhileScotia These numbers are "magic pixie dust": there is no official breakdown of Scotland's Revenue/Expenditure, none, zilch, zero.
posted at 23:27:17
@CelticGraves That looks a 'bit' goulish!
posted at 23:23:54
@dhazel418 Sorry, not a personal attack, but if Muslims have to justify the Qu'ran: why do not Christians have to justify Leviticus?
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@LouiseH29349614 Well Tim: Lets take it to a vote of the Labour Party Membership [again] :(
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@pandorasinbox and 'people' is a pretty vague "bunch" of yer voters ;)
posted at 23:09:49
@SocialistVoice 1) it doesn't mention that it now hates google because 99% of traffic now goes to FB & google http://www.recode.net/2016/11/2/13497376/google-facebook-advertising-shrinking-iab-dcn…
posted at 23:02:40
@mainlymum 3rd Paragraph http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/about_us/how_we_are_organised/whos_who… [not like I believe any of it]
posted at 22:59:53
@mainlymum Head of CoS is [of course] Jesus.
posted at 22:57:13
@mainlymum Not watched it since Sir Henry of Rollins was on it, detest the programme anyway :)
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@itvnews it's a labour run council that are responsible for housing in this constituency get your facts!!!! Bias at its best!
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@PaulbernalUK Let me just check wikipedia on this Daily Mail ....
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@Trump_ton Not my point!
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@bbagan79_bagan Ooh, never seen that, thanks! :)
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I wish I were so brave ... https://twitter.com/MirrorCeleb/status/845052312594927617…
posted at 18:34:09
@_WeAreScotland_ We don't 'raise' either ;)
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@_WeAreScotland_ As I say, we may spend more than we raise, but until the figures are public you know as much as anybody [ie nothing]
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Woman in #bbcqt audience "how would Wales cope if it left England?"...Says it all about the Union!
FYI: Wales is not IN England.
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@ScotsFootyCards It's okay, Scotland will be fine, no Falkirk players involved :)
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@cyrus2psx UK has never sold the oil, it licences Oil companies to extract Oil, then taxes it by the barrel, Norwegian state does it.
posted at 17:42:59
BBC Scotland asked @scottyarf if they did anything different in England to make his frame bigger, to a bloke who moved South as a 22 yo boy!
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@pescado85 Not sure that I can!
posted at 14:37:28
@WomenDefyUKIP sorry, but if they don't check shit like that.
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@WomenDefyUKIP "Here are six things he’s said so far that are provably wrong or verging on the ridiculous" PROVABLY?
posted at 14:30:57
Wales, at the moment cannot have a fiscal defecit, full stop.
posted at 14:21:38
@mainlymum were torn asunder by the Tory Governments.
posted at 14:17:07
@mainlymum I read a great thing recently: British Rail, Royal Mail, British Steel: the great institutions that bonded UK together: >
posted at 14:16:17
@ihibs Somebody [a Falkirk fan] the other night tweeted that Scotland played McGinn: Canada played Arfield FFS. Opinion?
posted at 14:09:29
The thing about Martin McGuinness being the Peace-Broker rather than the younger Sein Fein Members is that maybe he went through more of it.
posted at 14:05:21
Hereford goes Green!
posted at 13:55:08
@mainlymum Caroline, I can't watch QT much longer, if anyone says anything off-script dimblebot just shuts them up.
posted at 13:52:32
@mainlymum I know there is a CoW, just not powerful.
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@mainlymum Since there is no powerful, overarching CoW I guess CoE think it is up to them to tell?
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@mainlymum yup, I said it a bit lightly, he [of a secure post] said in Wales we have to struggle [with no shame], I was a bit flippant
posted at 13:47:13
@mainlymum Even Hugo Rifkind thought he sound "callous".
posted at 13:43:34
@mainlymum > for lots of US it will be hard"
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@mainlymum I put words in his mouth he said "the rebalancing of the economy, that WILL be necessary, will be hard for lots of people, >
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@mainlymum And if he is CoE I am glad I am cursed to be CoS.
posted at 13:31:57
@mainlymum I noted he wants the people to fight for jobs, I guess his job is "spiritual" so not in the jobs market!
posted at 13:27:55
@scarycath wake up to another World of fuckwits; you mean? Sorry I have no cure.
posted at 13:12:06
@scarycath Its at least 12 hours away australian time :)
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@mainlymum I was supporting Can v Sco yesterday [well, they had 3 Falkirk players to Scotland's none]
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@mainlymum Thing is, there was a section like that in Scottish Crowds, the majority turned on them and made sure they were not welcome,
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Pauline Hanson has a Muslim vaccine: Everyone? https://twitter.com/patstokes/status/845113548107800576…
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England fans’ chants in Germany condemned by FA chairman Greg Clarke https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/mar/23/england-fans-chants-germany-condemned-fa-chairman-greg-clarke?CMP=share_btn_tw…
posted at 09:37:30
Scotland 1 Falkirk FC XI 1, (but it was only a friendly so the Falkirk XI never really tried)
posted at 06:49:56
@Shane98kelly Don't care about Corbyn [Scottish], care that some people use polls with flawed questions for a reason.
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.@BBCRadio4's Sunday is all priests this and bishops that, sorry I grew up with Church of Scotland
posted at 16:46:09
Just in case you thought SNP were on the TV too much, it will be Yoon interviewing Yoon on Marr soon.
posted at 16:43:15
@TheCricketGeek Is that the fluffy issue ...[lets not go there]
posted at 16:35:25
@TheCricketGeek Sorry Peter, I come across as hostile in tweets I'm just crap at tweeting, I am fluffy.
posted at 16:31:37
@TheCricketGeek Your bit on HK cricket was interesting, I like what Tim Cutler is doing.
posted at 16:27:01
@TheCricketGeek And not blaming you, even the best journalists have to write to an audience and of us 5 mill few care. No. Do what you can
posted at 16:23:01
@TheCricketGeek It is all cool, I'd rather CricketScotland is still here than crashed & burned like Canada, Kenya & Bermuda.
posted at 16:20:21
@TheCricketGeek No worries, different opinions.
posted at 16:17:03
@TheCricketGeek OK. I guess, I think a wee country doing its best within the rules consistently is meaningless.
posted at 16:15:34
@TheCricketGeek We never get banned from ICC [Nepal] Our board is normal [USACA], our gov is democratic [China].
posted at 16:12:33
@TheCricketGeek Look I get you don't get where I'm coming from, but as a Scot, we never do a daftie.
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@TheCricketGeek or not out-stretching their ability [look, not in any way saying Scot are great, but we did not piss money away like Kenya]
posted at 16:01:51
@Siggo And this is not a criticism, it is a worry from Scotland that your current team is not holding your standard.
posted at 15:38:09
@Siggo Since Ireland stopped replacing that great generation [in cricket] none of us associates are scared of you anymore.
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I am a huge convert to Rick & Morty
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@Scotlandnounion why else would they want a place where - according to Ruth 9/10 of us are on benefits. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2214477/Nine-Scottish-households-benefits-pay-tax.html… @zeth0
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@scarycath I'm a radio person, this week has been Hell, I mean, as I say, I'm no SNPista but the way Radio 4 talks about Nicola is shocking
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@scarycath I was getting sick of Fraser Nelson lording it up as the "Scot done good"
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@scarycath Soon to be behind a paywall, thank fuck
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@scarycath When you hear them its like they think no-one in Scotland has a job.
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@scarycath heh, heh, the honourable member for <deleted>
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@scarycath What? You mean that you don't know EVERYONE wants to go to London [where all the jobs are]
posted at 14:04:44
@scarycath Just got out of a twitter "discussion" about how we all will want to move to London post-indie, their patter is mind-numbing
posted at 13:46:36
@zeth0 You provide your alleged data, I live in Falkirk with Poles, Romanians etc, they seem to like it here.
posted at 13:43:47
@zeth0 A myth, you need to back up statements like that with evidence, my evidence is the number of immigrants outside the South-East.
posted at 13:42:08
@zeth0 Now breathe, deeply, your place is not the most important place in the World
posted at 13:39:49
@zeth0 I'm a Green [Scottish Greens are also pro-independence]
posted at 13:38:03
@zeth0 I'm no SNPista but they are not, they want to be part of a Union of European Nations.
posted at 13:36:54
@zeth0 besides there are a LOT of immigrants in Scotland who show no inclination of moving elsewhere.
posted at 13:34:54
@zeth0 I have no problems with your arguments, I just don't see it that way.
posted at 13:33:14
@zeth0 Not our problem, to be blunt
posted at 13:31:36
@zeth0 And if a hard border with England happens, Scotland will look to more favourable places to trade, its all swings and roundabouts
posted at 13:30:45
@zeth0 Not realistic, Our own govmnt is cutting budgets, so not likely to hire lots of border guards for a border no-one wants.
posted at 13:26:10
@zeth0 *un-cared for oops
posted at 13:23:14
@zeth0 Most of it is unmanned, and un-caed for and neither party cares.
posted at 13:22:02
@zeth0 I meant the no border between Ulster & Eire
posted at 13:20:58
Is every comedian on @drunkhistory also on Avalon's books, no shit: How did that happen?
posted at 13:20:08
@zeth0 No border control in Ireland though, so no border control.
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@zeth0 And I hope you keep buying it! Which Wall? Are the mexicans paying for it?
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@sirswampthing You can't really argue with that.
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@guygavrielkay it is called being in the same room.
posted at 12:37:39
@TheCricketGeek and there was no criticism [you are allowed to be tired and over-worked] and you can't be everywhere at once, all is cool
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@TheCricketGeek I get the feeling that you are not talking about the USA trial match!
posted at 12:26:35
@zeth0 and the parts of Scotland that voted that way, with a will and political momentum can, on their own, campaign to leave the EU.
posted at 12:08:09
@scarycath Like when they say polls say Scots don't want a referendum, but other polls say 50% want indy, well? Which poll?
posted at 12:05:03
@scarycath Watch them they are devious.
posted at 12:03:23
@gavinesler But why the Kelpies? [Honest question, I'm from Falkirk]
posted at 12:02:14
@scarycath Ignore them, they are trying to change the nature of the debate.
posted at 12:01:09
@NYtitanic1999 Spain may be uncomfy with Scotland's position re the EU, but the Spanish Gov are silent on it.
posted at 11:15:46
@ScotPragmatist The Yoon media is trying to subtly re-adjust the argument to one they think they can win: it is "The Vow" all over again
posted at 11:12:40
@amshru every time she opens her mouth, she sends more votes to yes.
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@scarycath I was at Uni a year in Santander, on the Northern Coast, it was like Wemyss Bay sometimes, Spain is well multicultural.
posted at 10:52:48
@scarycath It would be remiss of me to point out that Flamenco is definitely Andalucian and not prevalent outside of "Southern Spain"
posted at 10:51:04
@kurteichenwald Actually, I think many of them are not too bothered about respecting the law.
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