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I think moving away from an unelected Head of State (who does wield and exercise considerable power no matter what people think or say) and an unelected Upper House are just two good reasons to go our own way.

We could even move away from AV to an even more open, fair and representative form of democracy with consensus politics being the norm.

So everybody's voice is heard. And all issues are addressed.

Become a modern, forward thinking state and not a medieval feudal shitehole.

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31 minutes ago, Cade said:

I think moving away from an unelected Head of State (who does wield and exercise considerable power no matter what people think or say) and an unelected Upper House are just two good reasons to go our own way.

We could even move away from AV to an even more open, fair and representative form of democracy with consensus politics being the norm.

So everybody's voice is heard. And all issues are addressed.

Become a modern, forward thinking state and not a medieval feudal shitehole.

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17 minutes ago, Cade said:

I think moving away from an unelected Head of State (who does wield and exercise considerable power no matter what people think or say) and an unelected Upper House are just two good reasons to go our own way.

We could even move away from AV to an even more open, fair and representative form of democracy with consensus politics being the norm.

So everybody's voice is heard. And all issues are addressed.

Become a modern, forward thinking state and not a medieval feudal shitehole.

 

A shithole would be a 15bn black hole and separation depression forcing mass unemployment and collapse of the economy. But let's have an el Presidente Salmond with a license to grope by all means. Will make the grinding hardship bearable to know one guy is getting his end off while the serfs are enjoying the fruits of an all new singing and dancing super progressive on the bones of its erse iScroteland.

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2 minutes ago, JackLadd said:

 

A shithole would be a 15bn black hole and separation depression forcing mass unemployment and collapse of the economy. But let's have an el Presidente Salmond with a license to grope by all means. Will make the grinding hardship bearable to know one guy is getting his end off while the serfs are enjoying the fruits of an all new singing and dancing super progressive on the bones of its erse iScroteland.

You actually hit "Submit Reply" to that utterly moronic word salad?

 

Jesus Christ!

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Roxy Hearts
4 hours ago, JackLadd said:

 

A shithole would be a 15bn black hole and separation depression forcing mass unemployment and collapse of the economy. But let's have an el Presidente Salmond with a license to grope by all means. Will make the grinding hardship bearable to know one guy is getting his end off while the serfs are enjoying the fruits of an all new singing and dancing super progressive on the bones of its erse iScroteland.

The SNP have wrecked you. 🤣

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10 hours ago, JackLadd said:

 

A shithole would be a 15bn black hole and separation depression forcing mass unemployment and collapse of the economy. But let's have an el Presidente Salmond with a license to grope by all means. Will make the grinding hardship bearable to know one guy is getting his end off while the serfs are enjoying the fruits of an all new singing and dancing super progressive on the bones of its erse iScroteland.


“Scroteland”. You cannot counter or debate with that level of ignorance or stupidity.

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manaliveits105
Hey we need an emergency statement. Wings has alleged you have lavishly funded an organisation which is part of an Alliance campaigning to reduce the Age of Consent to 10. It doesn’t get more serious than that. Many are angry with you. Explain yourselves.
 
 

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21 minutes ago, manaliveits105 said:
Hey we need an emergency statement. Wings has alleged you have lavishly funded an organisation which is part of an Alliance campaigning to reduce the Age of Consent to 10. It doesn’t get more serious than that. Many are angry with you. Explain yourselves.
 
 

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You're shameless

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Zlatanable
3 hours ago, manaliveits105 said:
Hey we need an emergency statement. Wings has alleged you have lavishly funded an organisation which is part of an Alliance campaigning to reduce the Age of Consent to 10. It doesn’t get more serious than that. Many are angry with you. Explain yourselves.
 
 

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Justin Z
On 07/04/2021 at 12:32, Ron Burgundy said:

I'm 100% behind that. Are there enough Scots billionaires to sacrifice post independence to double our state pension? If that's the plan count me in.

 

Sorry, I missed this previously. Thing is, your focus here was on Scots billionaires only. But for decades those with obscene money in the entire UK have been allowed to squirrel it away off-shore, hurting the prospects of normal folks.

 

That's the larger context, and it's one of many harms of being in the Union. The way to look at the question isn't just "how will we benefit in an independent Scotland" like you said and got called daft for, harshly. That's not the whole picture. It's also "how much have we already lost by being in the Union". We can be pretty precise about that—at least as precise as our data is—because it's historical.

 

The trillion pound oil fund Scotland could have, like Norway does, is another example. But those profits went to private enterprise in London instead of benefiting Scottish citizens.

 

It also answers your "how will we pay for ______" question by shifting it to the past—that's how Scotland would've paid for it, with hundreds of billions to spare for a crisis like Covid, given the opportunity for independence a half century ago. No one knew of this possibility with any certainty in 1968. By 1970, everything had changed.

 

Is Scotland really prepared to sacrifice the next trillion over the next half century, simply because the future isn't 100% crystal clear, and we don't know the exact opportunity that will arise? So afraid of risk that we're willing to keep sacrificing a 13-figure opportunity cost to maintain this kind of status quo?

 

I really hope not, you know?

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Justin Z
11 hours ago, Smithee said:

You're shameless

 

QAnon has come. Wish I posted this tweet yesterday.

 

 

On the bright side, any lurkers who thought they were reading reasonable critiques all around, now have an easy marker for the absolute moon howlers, where reality is the exact opposite of everything they say.

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manaliveits105
11 hours ago, Smithee said:

You're shameless

The Shameless National Party 

 

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11 hours ago, Zlatanable said:

 

 

Yet you expect to be taken seriously

 

2 hours ago, Justin Z said:

 

QAnon has come. Wish I posted this tweet yesterday.

 

 

On the bright side, any lurkers who thought they were reading reasonable critiques all around, now have an easy marker for the absolute moon howlers, where reality is the exact opposite of everything they say.

 

It's pretty pathetic, but as you say it's best letting them get on with it so everyone can see the blatant lies and gobshitery they're prepared to spout in the name of scoring a point, any point.

 

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A Boy Named Crow
22 minutes ago, Smithee said:

 

Yet you expect to be taken seriously

 

 

It's pretty pathetic, but as you say it's best letting them get on with it so everyone can see the blatant lies and gobshitery they're prepared to spout in the name of scoring a point, any point.

 

I've said it before, there are posters on here (two in particular) who post in a way that is so out of step with reality that I came to the conclusion long ago they are actually "cybernats" posing as unionists to discredit the other side.

 

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JackLadd

Sturgeon is actually as dense as her cult if she thinks Johnson will roll over on her aye2 ref demands.

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Roxy Hearts
4 minutes ago, JackLadd said:

Sturgeon is actually as dense as her cult if she thinks Johnson will roll over on her aye2 ref demands.

Who do you think would win in a Scottish court? The sovereign people of Scotland or a moronic buffoon and its archaic system in Westminster? Claim of right.

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doctor jambo
11 minutes ago, Roxy Hearts said:

Who do you think would win in a Scottish court? The sovereign people of Scotland or a moronic buffoon and its archaic system in Westminster? Claim of right.

The buffoon would win. We are part of the uk and agreed to and bound by the law

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Smithee
4 minutes ago, doctor jambo said:

The buffoon would win. We are part of the uk and agreed to and bound by the law

Which is exactly why the claim of right is so significant

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doctor jambo
8 minutes ago, Smithee said:

Which is exactly why the claim of right is so significant

My musings on this are changeable .

are we sovereign ?

what is “Scottish”?

what is a border? 
who decides? ( just look at Ukraine )

do the people of the borders get to decide to be part of England ? Shetland get to break away?

Can we not work together for a better future?

I don’t like separatism -“we are different “ no, we’re not.

Northerners vs southerners, Scots vs English .

UK vs Eu

its all sad and the political classes playing their games and manipulating the people 

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SE16 3LN
4 hours ago, Smithee said:

 

Yet you expect to be taken seriously

 

 

It's pretty pathetic, but as you say it's best letting them get on with it so everyone can see the blatant lies and gobshitery they're prepared to spout in the name of scoring a point, any point.

 

Yep, the fact that this shite was said by a Nationalist politician at the ALBA Women's conference makes it all the more astonishing. I hope the Flag shaggers who have been promoting the SNP/ALBA ticket are taking note. Homophobia has no place in Scottish politics.

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JackLadd
1 hour ago, Roxy Hearts said:

Who do you think would win in a Scottish court? The sovereign people of Scotland or a moronic buffoon and its archaic system in Westminster? Claim of right.

 

A Scottish Court is not going to decide the issue I'm afraid. You can make plenty empty vessel noise ootside though, maybe take to the streets with bloated molester Eck for a gies ma freedumb riot.

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45 minutes ago, SE16 3LN said:

Yep, the fact that this shite was said by a Nationalist politician at the ALBA Women's conference makes it all the more astonishing. I hope the Flag shaggers who have been promoting the SNP/ALBA ticket are taking note. Homophobia has no place in Scottish politics.

Homophobia?

Out of interest, what do you think we're talking about?

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Roxy Hearts
3 hours ago, doctor jambo said:

My musings on this are changeable .

are we sovereign ?

what is “Scottish”?

what is a border? 
who decides? ( just look at Ukraine )

do the people of the borders get to decide to be part of England ? Shetland get to break away?

Can we not work together for a better future?

I don’t like separatism -“we are different “ no, we’re not.

Northerners vs southerners, Scots vs English .

UK vs Eu

its all sad and the political classes playing their games and manipulating the people 

There shouldn't be any countries then?

2 hours ago, JackLadd said:

 

A Scottish Court is not going to decide the issue I'm afraid. You can make plenty empty vessel noise ootside though, maybe take to the streets with bloated molester Eck for a gies ma freedumb riot.

Of course they can. They represent the Scottish people. What you on about with rest of your stupid post?

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SE16 3LN
1 hour ago, Smithee said:

Homophobia?

Out of interest, what do you think we're talking about?

I know what I'm talking about, I've just realised you don't have a scooby 🤣

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Smithee
11 minutes ago, SE16 3LN said:

I know what I'm talking about, I've just realised you don't have a scooby 🤣

Nope, nor a Scrappy, but you have my attention, let's hear it

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3 hours ago, doctor jambo said:

My musings on this are changeable .

are we sovereign ?

what is “Scottish”?

what is a border? 
who decides? ( just look at Ukraine )

do the people of the borders get to decide to be part of England ? Shetland get to break away?

Can we not work together for a better future?

I don’t like separatism -“we are different “ no, we’re not.

Northerners vs southerners, Scots vs English .

UK vs Eu

its all sad and the political classes playing their games and manipulating the people 

Like you say, we're bound to the law, so is Westminster.

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JackLadd
4 minutes ago, Roxy Hearts said:

There shouldn't be any countries then?

Of course they can. They represent the Scottish people. What you on about with rest of your stupid post?

 

 

There's a wee thing called the Scotland Act that only the UK parliament can amend, see. Nicoliar can hold a wee rogue ref but it will have zero legal status unless Johnson agrees. That sorted your stupid wee neep heid out for now?

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6 minutes ago, JackLadd said:

 

 

There's a wee thing called the Scotland Act that only the UK parliament can amend, see. Nicoliar can hold a wee rogue ref but it will have zero legal status unless Johnson agrees. That sorted your stupid wee neep heid out for now?

No need to be angry all the time! If your confident then calm down. Scottish people are sovereign and Westminster know this. Scotland Act or Section 30s are about denying democracy. 

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4 hours ago, doctor jambo said:

The buffoon would win. We are part of the uk and agreed to and bound by the law

As others have said I just thank the Lord that you aren't a real doctor 

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3 hours ago, SE16 3LN said:

Yep, the fact that this shite was said by a Nationalist politician at the ALBA Women's conference makes it all the more astonishing. I hope the Flag shaggers who have been promoting the SNP/ALBA ticket are taking note. Homophobia has no place in Scottish politics.

Says the guy who lives in London 

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JamesM48
4 hours ago, SE16 3LN said:

Yep, the fact that this shite was said by a Nationalist politician at the ALBA Women's conference makes it all the more astonishing. I hope the Flag shaggers who have been promoting the SNP/ALBA ticket are taking note. Homophobia has no place in Scottish politics.

Yep it was disappointing regarding homphobia.  They have lost my vote now. 

1 hour ago, JackLadd said:

 

 

There's a wee thing called the Scotland Act that only the UK parliament can amend, see. Nicoliar can hold a wee rogue ref but it will have zero legal status unless Johnson agrees. That sorted your stupid wee neep heid out for now?

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How come that Wings Over Scotland fella is now seen as a credible blogger by No voters? Previously he was a slavering erse to them. 

 

He was a moon howling bam before, he's a moon howling bam now. 

 

 

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Governor Tarkin
17 hours ago, doctor jambo said:

My musings on this are changeable .

are we sovereign ?

what is “Scottish”?

what is a border? 
who decides? ( just look at Ukraine )

do the people of the borders get to decide to be part of England ? Shetland get to break away?

Can we not work together for a better future?

I don’t like separatism -“we are different “ no, we’re not.

Northerners vs southerners, Scots vs English .

UK vs Eu

its all sad and the political classes playing their games and manipulating the people 

 

Some good talking points in amongst that.

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3fingersreid
On 08/04/2021 at 10:38, Jeffros Furios said:

I stopped working due to covid and me becoming an unpaid carer   didn't renew brief which expired last Oct .

So after 17 yrs of working 6 days a week I got feck all .

Not sure if it’s of interest to you but here’s the latest response from unite regarding the taxi fund , also Edinburgh and glasgow got £1,500 allocated , aberdeen got that plus £1000, dundee extra £1500 biggest allocation went to the Angus area , they totalled just under £4,000 . I’m not sure how the different totals were worked out 🤷🏻‍♂️

 

Hi guys, just a wee update. Today some our reps met with a government official for a second time with the expectation that he was going to be offering a finance package for the trade. This was the impression that we had been given previously. However, at today's meeting he told us that no support package for the taxi trade would be made available as basically, there was no money left. He said that once the new parliament sits after the election in May, this may be looked at again- and trust us, we will be pushing and pushing them for support.
We are bitterly disappointed and angry - just as every one of you will be. We have been sold down the river and the trade is basically being left to rot. We all need to take a few deep breaths and think very seriously about what action we take going forward. This is not the end of the fight as far as we are concerned. We will not give up - we need to fight even harder. Once we have more information, we will let you all know, bit right now, everyone of us is probably too angry to think straight. Keep the Faith
Your commitee

 

and I’ll repeat I think all govts and all party’s should be held to account ( no pun intended) by fully independent financial scrutiny and I don’t like or trust 99% of politicians from all party’s .

 

 

 

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manaliveits105

There needs to be an investigation into what the Scottish Government have done with all these funds the public keep saying has never been passed on to them 

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jack D and coke
25 minutes ago, 3fingersreid said:

Not sure if it’s of interest to you but here’s the latest response from unite regarding the taxi fund , also Edinburgh and glasgow got £1,500 allocated , aberdeen got that plus £1000, dundee extra £1500 biggest allocation went to the Angus area , they totalled just under £4,000 . I’m not sure how the different totals were worked out 🤷🏻‍♂️

 

Hi guys, just a wee update. Today some our reps met with a government official for a second time with the expectation that he was going to be offering a finance package for the trade. This was the impression that we had been given previously. However, at today's meeting he told us that no support package for the taxi trade would be made available as basically, there was no money left. He said that once the new parliament sits after the election in May, this may be looked at again- and trust us, we will be pushing and pushing them for support.
We are bitterly disappointed and angry - just as every one of you will be. We have been sold down the river and the trade is basically being left to rot. We all need to take a few deep breaths and think very seriously about what action we take going forward. This is not the end of the fight as far as we are concerned. We will not give up - we need to fight even harder. Once we have more information, we will let you all know, bit right now, everyone of us is probably too angry to think straight. Keep the Faith
Your commitee

 

and I’ll repeat I think all govts and all party’s should be held to account ( no pun intended) by fully independent financial scrutiny and I don’t like or trust 99% of politicians from all party’s .

 

 

 

Sore one mate. I feel for everyone affected in this shitshow. Hopefully with things opening up now you’ll get a right good turn this summer👍🏼

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SE16 3LN
16 hours ago, XB52 said:

Says the guy who lives in London 

Unfortunately Homophobia seems to be a global prejudice, but the old pedophile slur is one I'd hoped had died with the dinosaurs. Interesting you should mention where I live and not deal with the issue though. 

 

As an aside, I spend more time in Edinburgh than London at the moment, but whatever place in the world I choose to be, I'm not a bigot. What about you?

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Malinga the Swinga
On 12/04/2021 at 07:42, Justin Z said:

 

Sorry, I missed this previously. Thing is, your focus here was on Scots billionaires only. But for decades those with obscene money in the entire UK have been allowed to squirrel it away off-shore, hurting the prospects of normal folks.

 

That's the larger context, and it's one of many harms of being in the Union. The way to look at the question isn't just "how will we benefit in an independent Scotland" like you said and got called daft for, harshly. That's not the whole picture. It's also "how much have we already lost by being in the Union". We can be pretty precise about that—at least as precise as our data is—because it's historical.

 

The trillion pound oil fund Scotland could have, like Norway does, is another example. But those profits went to private enterprise in London instead of benefiting Scottish citizens.

 

It also answers your "how will we pay for ______" question by shifting it to the past—that's how Scotland would've paid for it, with hundreds of billions to spare for a crisis like Covid, given the opportunity for independence a half century ago. No one knew of this possibility with any certainty in 1968. By 1970, everything had changed.

 

Is Scotland really prepared to sacrifice the next trillion over the next half century, simply because the future isn't 100% crystal clear, and we don't know the exact opportunity that will arise? So afraid of risk that we're willing to keep sacrificing a 13-figure opportunity cost to maintain this kind of status quo?

 

I really hope not, you know?

Deal with the facts, not what might have been. You, I and everyone have no idea of what we would have done if independence had been achieved earlier. It's all hypothetical, as is the current plan. 

Never mind 100% clear, It's not 1% clear. I'm not voting for Unicorns and Rainbows when it comes to my kids futures. 

Give us detailed plan on, currency, costs, job losses (or gains), what settlement we will be aiming for with rest of UK, armed forces, how we pay for education and health amongst other things. Education in particular is a concern when government is refusing to publish report that was due in February but is being held back till after election, rumoured to be because it is damning on standards. 

I don’t want whataboutery as excuse, I know what Westminster is like. I simply don't believe Scottish government, having seen how Swinnie and Sturgeon act here, and how Blackford carries on in Westminster, would be any different. 

 

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1 hour ago, SE16 3LN said:

Unfortunately Homophobia seems to be a global prejudice, but the old pedophile slur is one I'd hoped had died with the dinosaurs. Interesting you should mention where I live and not deal with the issue though. 

 

As an aside, I spend more time in Edinburgh than London at the moment, but whatever place in the world I choose to be, I'm not a bigot. What about you?

Well said. Yes as you rightly state the linking pedophilia with gays is the oldest and sickest stunt in the homophobes book. That candidate looks a right nasty cow . That party has lost any respect I initially had for it by supporting her and her views. They can do one. 

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2 hours ago, jack D and coke said:

Sore one mate. I feel for everyone affected in this shitshow. Hopefully with things opening up now you’ll get a right good turn this summer👍🏼

Fingers , toes , legs,  arms and even eyes crossed 😀

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1 hour ago, Malinga the Swinga said:

Deal with the facts, not what might have been. You, I and everyone have no idea of what we would have done if independence had been achieved earlier. It's all hypothetical, as is the current plan. 

Never mind 100% clear, It's not 1% clear. I'm not voting for Unicorns and Rainbows when it comes to my kids futures. 

Give us detailed plan on, currency, costs, job losses (or gains), what settlement we will be aiming for with rest of UK, armed forces, how we pay for education and health amongst other things. Education in particular is a concern when government is refusing to publish report that was due in February but is being held back till after election, rumoured to be because it is damning on standards. 

I don’t want whataboutery as excuse, I know what Westminster is like. I simply don't believe Scottish government, having seen how Swinnie and Sturgeon act here, and how Blackford carries on in Westminster, would be any different. 

 

wasting your time mate the snp party still have no answers after over 7 years never mind their separatist followers on here - they constantly claim that non cultists have nothing to offer but when the same questions have been  asked over and over they are poorly answered or  ignored and they toddle off and look for some more tories are bad stories. Anybody who disagrees with them is a troll obviously  - deflect - whatabootery - insults - all quite sad .

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22 hours ago, doctor jambo said:

My musings on this are changeable .

are we sovereign ?

what is “Scottish”?

what is a border? 
who decides? ( just look at Ukraine )

do the people of the borders get to decide to be part of England ? Shetland get to break away?

Can we not work together for a better future?

I don’t like separatism -“we are different “ no, we’re not.

Northerners vs southerners, Scots vs English .

UK vs Eu

its all sad and the political classes playing their games and manipulating the people 


Not whilst middle England holds all the cards and will vote Tory in perpeptua, leaving Labour having to be Tory-lite to have any chance of winning power - with their chances lessened by the Tories playing with electoral boundaries. Not that much changed when Labour were in power - I recall they started the demonization of peaceful protest during the fuel crisis and introduced the debasing and humiliating capita interrogations for those claiming disability/ill health welfare. The inch that gave Ian Duncan Smith the opportunity to take a mile and turn the DWP into the gestapo and hammer the unemployed with cruel sanctions that saw the likes of that ex-soldier die from hunger in a spartan flat as he drove home his digusting ideology. Did Labour abolish the House of Lords or ban WMDs? Did they ****. 

I do agree that there are other disenfranchised groups in the UK, not just Scotland but no-one seems to be able to ever get a party in that will take care of the downtrodden, poor and forgotten masses in this country and make meaningful improvements. They are all, frankly, owned by the corporations and the Murdochs and present nothing but the illusion of choice. Independence appears to me the only way to possibly ever change the political landscape so that, like the Scandinavian countries - quality of life, the people of a country and the environment are put before scraping more and more of the pot away for the few elites and corporations. 

So where do we go to get meaningful change and the chance to move away from neo-liberal economics? Nowhere. At least devolution gave a modicum of feeling that we are in charge of our own destiny and can make some changes that round off the worst effects of the usual tory punishments against the poor like the room tax. 

 

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3 hours ago, SE16 3LN said:

Unfortunately Homophobia seems to be a global prejudice, but the old pedophile slur is one I'd hoped had died with the dinosaurs. Interesting you should mention where I live and not deal with the issue though. 

 

As an aside, I spend more time in Edinburgh than London at the moment, but whatever place in the world I choose to be, I'm not a bigot. What about you?

For the avoidance of doubt I think that quote from her is scandalous and it doesn't matter one bit what party she used to be part of. It is a terrible attempt to equate lgbt groups and the SG with encouraging paedophilea. No surprise that it originated from the homophobic bigot at WoS. 

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jack D and coke
23 hours ago, doctor jambo said:

My musings on this are changeable .

are we sovereign ?

what is “Scottish”?

what is a border? 
who decides? ( just look at Ukraine )

do the people of the borders get to decide to be part of England ? Shetland get to break away?

Can we not work together for a better future?

I don’t like separatism -“we are different “ no, we’re not.

Northerners vs southerners, Scots vs English .

UK vs Eu

its all sad and the political classes playing their games and manipulating the people 

Whilst I don’t disagree with some of the points it’s a change of tack from in quite happy cos “I’m considerably more successful than yow!” 
 

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14 minutes ago, jack D and coke said:

Whilst I don’t disagree with some of the points it’s a change of tack from in quite happy cos “I’m considerably more successful than yow!” 
 

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Not really , it’s all relative.

no matter where I moved/ lived etc I would continue to be well off.

in the same manner that people with little skills would remain poor.

nations and borders don’t change that and never have.

therein lies the problem.

Politics is about convincing people to think they can have what others have, or to have more than they do, despite the fact their skills are not worth the same as someone else’s .

the REAL goal would be persuading kids to work at school and try their hardest.

but they don’t .

the greatest difference to educational achievement is parental attitude to education .

do poorly at school and chances are your earnings will be lower.

Scotgov have had full power over education, and have done f-all.

Its easier to blame others than yourself

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3 minutes ago, doctor jambo said:

Not really , it’s all relative.

no matter where I moved/ lived etc I would continue to be well off.

in the same manner that people with little skills would remain poor.

nations and borders don’t change that and never have.

therein lies the problem.

Politics is about convincing people to think they can have what others have, or to have more than they do, despite the fact their skills are not worth the same as someone else’s .

the REAL goal would be persuading kids to work at school and try their hardest.

but they don’t .

the greatest difference to educational achievement is parental attitude to education .

do poorly at school and chances are your earnings will be lower.

Scotgov have had full power over education, and have done f-all.

Its easier to blame others than yourself

 

As a wee build on your last point, I noticed that the Scottish Greens are proposing to end homework for primary school children as they believe it disadvantages children who live in an environment where motivation to work hard is not present. They believe it contributes to the growing attainment gap.

 

I actually despair about some of the nonsense politicians come out with around education and wonder how many of them are even parents themselves. 

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