February 18, 2014

Separation May Tear Scotland Apart

Brian Monteith, The Scotsman

The Associated Press

It is this social union that I fear for most. As we now see that the continuing UK can and will have different interests from Scots and Scotland – and has every right to pursue them – new grievances will tear us apart. What’s positive about that?

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