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Originally posted by NatureBoy
yeah its people doing bad things, lets not blame entire sections of society for it, its not everyone with a hood or everyone who hasa shell suit -calling for 'chavs' to be locked up won't help the situation, it just makes it worse.
When people learn to stop blinding themselves to the world through petty hate we might start to see the world getting better, while we're blaiming others it will only get worse.
Originally posted by jBrereton
Or perhaps something more mundane, like "the benefits of the boom under New Labour aren't filtering down to the very poor as much as anyone else".
Originally posted by Niall197
There is widespread dislike of the English north of the border. For some of the Scottish contributors here to deny that fact in order to make Scotland look good on an international forum is just burying their heads in the sand.
The word most commonly used in Scotland after the adjective English is ... bastard, as in "he's an English bastard". That wording is used by folks of all classes, ages right across the country. It's used to their faces, it's spoken behind their backs and sometimes like this case it's followed by something rather more sinister....
Originally posted by secretagent woooman
reply to post by Niall197
The English are hated there because they were murderous thugs! You could still see signs prohibiting blacks, dogs and Irishmen from English pubs in the 1980s and the attitude doesn't seem much better now. Don't even mention the racial problems!
That poor girl probably is a victim of growing discontent against the House of Commons though Gordon Brown is a Scot. Great Britain is really falling apart at the moment and 99.9 percent of it due to poor English policy-making. If you think times are bad here it is far worse in Britain.