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That angle hadn't occurred to me. I wonder how many other Scots think the way you do. Could the upcoming elections be a referendum on the war, the way the recent elections in the US were?

But what specifically do you think would force the Brits out of Iraq: the SNP winning, or a referendum on independence being voted through?

A bomb, H bomb, Minuteman / The names get more attractive / The decisions are made by NATO / The press call it British opinion -- The Three Johns

by Alexander on Wed Jan 17th, 2007 at 08:55:04 PM EST
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I'm not a Scot.  My middle name's Andrew (patron saint), like my father and brother, and on my paternal grandmother's side, but I'm American.

I really do feel that the coming electon will be a referendum on the war.  I think that Labour knows this, and that Gordon Brown may pop a suprise as a result.  In the event of a SNP majority in the Scottish Parliament, I think that the UK would withdraw almost immediately.

Would PM Brown allow the Scots to hold a referendum?

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Wed Jan 17th, 2007 at 09:28:14 PM EST
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