Part 7 the Scottish Highlands has the most unequal distributions of land in Europe- More than half of Scotland is owned by fewer than 500 people

        The 1707 Acts of Union supposedly joined Scotland and England together as equal partners but Janus faced England had another agenda that did not include a partnership in any shape or form. Its motto then was and still is “to the conqueror goes the spoils. “ The situation in Scotland inContinue reading “Part 7 the Scottish Highlands has the most unequal distributions of land in Europe- More than half of Scotland is owned by fewer than 500 people”

Part 6 – 300 Plus Years of State Censorship and Brainwashing Is It Any Wonder Some Scots are Frightened wee Souls and Afraid to Vote for Independence

    Robert Walpole – The first Lord Chamberlin       1745 – George II – The Jacobites and the next 200 years In July 1745, Charles Edward Stuart, landed in Scotland, forcing George to return to London. The Jacobites defeated British forces in September at the Battle of Prestonpans, then moved south intoContinue reading “Part 6 – 300 Plus Years of State Censorship and Brainwashing Is It Any Wonder Some Scots are Frightened wee Souls and Afraid to Vote for Independence”

Part 5 – Over 100 English Peers and 450 MP’s guilty of Ripping off the Public Purse – and Scots suffered the imposition of more taxes to make good their losses

          1720 – The South Sea Bubble This was, in its time the largest financial Ponzi Scheme ever created and it involved almost all of Englands’ Peers of the realm, politicians and their toadies who were hell-bent on gathering money to themselves at the expense of the public. In 1720, inContinue reading “Part 5 – Over 100 English Peers and 450 MP’s guilty of Ripping off the Public Purse – and Scots suffered the imposition of more taxes to make good their losses”

Part 4 – The English Government Tightens the Screws of Oppression on the Scots – Just Putting Them in Their Place so to Speak

    General Wade     Walpole and the Whigs The Whigs fared badly at the 1724/5 election and lost many supporters but Cock-a-hoop with their malt tax victory Walpoles new government put the boot in and forced more commodity taxes on Scotland. An increased Scottish presence at Westminster counted for nothing since with aContinue reading “Part 4 – The English Government Tightens the Screws of Oppression on the Scots – Just Putting Them in Their Place so to Speak”

Part 3 – Whigs transfer burden of Taxation From the Rich Landowners of England to the Poor of Scotland and they are still at it

          The Rise of the Whigs and Sir Robert Walpole With German “Geordie”, preferring to remain in Germany the newly created United Kingdom was governed by proxy. The shift of power transferred from the monarch to a council of ministers comprised of Conservatives and Whigs. The Whigs proved to be theContinue reading “Part 3 – Whigs transfer burden of Taxation From the Rich Landowners of England to the Poor of Scotland and they are still at it”

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        Opening narrative Part 1 outlined events from the time of introduction of the 2 crowns through to the period up to the offer by the English of the Acts of Union which were eventually signed in 1707. In the early part of the century, the English were keen to woo theContinue reading “part-2 A-majority-of-scots-opposed-Independence-in-2014-But Why?- Get on your knees Jock and Pay Homage to Your Masters”

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          Opening Narrative 2017 – Catalonia and Spain Catalonia is a semi-autonomous region in North-East Spain with a distinct history dating back almost 1,000 years. The wealthy region has about 7.5 million people, with their own language, parliament, flag and anthem. It also has its own police force and controls someContinue reading “part-1-90%-of-catalans-voted-for-independence-in-2017-but-a-majority-of-scots-opposed-it-in-2014-read-on-and-find-out-why/”

Michelle-Ballantyne-part-4- More right wing than Enoch Powell and Her Scottish Tory Colleagues love her Aggression- So Wee Ruth Was a bit of a Pussy

          The Scottish Borders Council The appalling record of the Tory Councillors in control of the Borders Council from 2007-2012 (see part 3) convinced the electorate of the urgent need to remove the Tory party from office. After the 2012 election, the Scottish National Party formed a coalition with the supportContinue reading “Michelle-Ballantyne-part-4- More right wing than Enoch Powell and Her Scottish Tory Colleagues love her Aggression- So Wee Ruth Was a bit of a Pussy”

Michelle-ballantyne-part-3 – Her Beloved Tory Party Saddled the Scottish Borders With the Most Corrupt and Incompetent Councillors In Scotland

      The Scottish Borders: A region without railway stations By 1849, the North British Railway Company had opened a stretch of its Waverley Line from Edinburgh to Hawick and later extended it to Carlisle. Rail routes quickly expanded crisscrossing the region like veins in the human body. By the end of the 19thContinue reading “Michelle-ballantyne-part-3 – Her Beloved Tory Party Saddled the Scottish Borders With the Most Corrupt and Incompetent Councillors In Scotland”

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      A Ballantyne up a tree!!!     The Ballantyne Family Neil and Michelle should be proud of their achievements, raising four very physically fit, handsome young men and two beautiful young ladies and twinning this with developing a new business totally foreign to anything they had done before. All of their childrenContinue reading “michelle-ballantyne-touted-as-the-next-leader-of-the-tory-party-in-scotland-time-to-have-a-closer-look-at-her-politics-part-2”