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Soccer FM is a new weekly podcast feature for season 2016-2017 which we are hosting. The show is a short sharp and hopefully witty review of the weekend's major talking points across the SPFL and is hosted by Dunfermline fan Steven Mill (of Capital FM fame) and Partick Thistle supporter and comedian Ray Bradshaw.
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It's long been requested by the masses and finally here it is. P&B Gold is where old classic threads will be moved to by the mods whenever they have served their time in the main forum.
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Unemployment has fallen under Sturgeon. The point you ignore is that Scotland is doing worse than RUk in this area. How can you say she is doing a great job when we are lagging behind in key areas like this. What exactly is she doing for people to say she is doing a great job? Unfortunately you have to carry the can when in power so making excuses about the demise in one job sector is laughable. Actually their salary packages are a lot closer than you state although Sturgeon chooses to claim less. Still a joke they are even close considering the responsibilities they both have.
There's a reason why the vast majority of MPs voted against it, they were better informed.
But you are missing the point.
It shouldn't be what the politicians want it should always be what the electors want.
Even if the electors are stupid, ignorant, misinformed and whatever.
These people are the country, no the politicians
You seem tae be saying (as a politician) don't do as I do just do as I say.
Come on, I'm talking about a wee country of 5m+.
Dae ye no think there is room for referendums on big issues?
Nothing's finite. I'd hope that Stoke would be quite willing to accommodate in letting the lad come back on loan until the end of the season anyway (we still have one U21 loan slot available so no issue there). The coffers being boosted to such an extent would mean that we could feasibly reinvest around 1/3rd of it on the squad without hurting ourselves financially and give ourselves a chance of getting up to 9th.