Scottish Nationalism – July 1st, 2014

Seven items in total…

Lower retirement age an “elusive bribe” and a referendum “campaign weapon”

“No” vote will result in a devolution summit – “more powers will come”

President Obama breaks with diplomatic protocol, says he prefers a “no” vote

Queen looks to Church of Scotland to “heal divisions” after vote

Lottery winners feel “smeared” after donating to the “yes” side, call for “an honest and decent debate”

Continued use of pound after independence not realistic; new currency would involve “substantial set-up and transition costs”

“Eminent scientists” say scientific research best served by a “no” vote