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Scotland votes on independence: Links 7/18/14

Somebody once said that the United Kingdom is not a nation, in the way that France, Germany and Italy are unified nations, but a union of three nations (England, Wales and Scotland) and a colony (formerly Ireland, now Northern Ireland). 313 more words

The Passing Scene

When Scotland's Majesty Trumps Reason

Today, September 18th is one of the most important days in Scottish history.

The people will have a chance to decide whether or not they want to continue being part of the United KIngdom, run from London, or completely separate as sovereign nation. 759 more words


A very short and simple guide to the Scottish Referendum

Today, September 18, according to the Scottish Independence Referendum Act of 2013 available hereĀ  http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/Bills/61076.aspx, Scottish or British or Irish or EU citizens living in Scotland can vote, as stated in this voting guide… 158 more words


Scottish Independence: VOTE MAYBE

After spending a week in Scotland this Summer, I am no closer on guessing the result of tomorrow’s big referendum vote. Either way I fear the New World Order will win. 694 more words

Sep.17.2014 Market Commentary

The FOMC statement turned out to be little hawkish, but not as hawkish as to trigger a massive sell-off. The FOMC explicitly mentioned that the inflation expectation is less anchored than what it was in early 2014. 225 more words

Scotland could Secede

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The news story that has really stirred excitement in this writer is on the upcoming vote in the United Kingdom.

This will be the most politically dramatic occurrence to happen in the last 300 years for this country. 147 more words