Skip to comments.Scottish independence: Cameron and Salmond make appeals on St George's Day
Posted on 04/23/2014 2:38:37 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and UK Prime Minister David Cameron will use St George's Day to make pleas ahead of the independence referendum.
Voters in Scotland go to the polls on 18 September.
Mr Cameron said Scotland should remain united with England in the "world's greatest family of nations".
Mr Salmond will tell an audience in Carlisle that an enduring friendship would remain between England and Scotland after a "Yes" vote.
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On behalf of Engländ, thanks!
I can’t imagine a lot of Scottish liking Cameron much - he probably would have been better keep his gob shut!
But if speaking to people on the streets of one county town is anything to go by, you would be fairly hard pressed to find anyone who will be celebrating today or even why April 23 is a significant date.
A PATRIOTIC Kemsing resident has bemoaned the lack of St Georges Day cards available in Sevenoaks. Simon Crowley, Childsbridge Lane, said he attempted to buy cards in the town centre but left empty-handed.
Bring out the bunting. There's lots to celebrate on St George's Day, we have the world's most expensive capital city, air we can barely breathe, soaring child poverty and a massive drink and drug problem. If you can bear it, here's 10 reasons not to be patriotic.
Now, about Ireland.
Ethelred the Unready?
5. Because of these doubts, Pope Paul VI demoted St George to optional worship in 1969.
6. John Paul II reinstated him to full membership of the calendar of saints in 2000.
Wonder why not St. Andrew’s Day.
Scotland poised to become the poorest white nation on earth.