Barry, I feel sorry for this egocentric mentality.
Empires do exist! Not being aware of it, doesn't mean they are not there. I don't want to get into politics, I know what it is. I know what power and control means...
I really feel sorry for the real Scots, who are not "supposed to stick with anyone" because Barry "supposes" so. And I believe Pakistanis, Indians, Arabs, Britts, Spies, government agents had their cast in the votes... Oh yes, aliens should decide whether a Nation should stand on a definite position or not, oh yeah...
A non-Scot UK citizen of Asian/African origin residing in Scotland has all the arguments to vote against the independence, so that he could bring more of his "family" members there.
BTW, what is the percentage of Scots in Scotland?
I also know that there is no voting on earth which doesn't include falsifications (and those are always performed by the powerful side and not the rightful side).
Oh and BTW, there was recently a similar referendum somewhere else, with a definite YES, and yet your so called culturally diversified country doesn't accept it. Hmmm, no empires you say?
Dear Scots, loosing a battlefield doesn't mean loosing the war.
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