Brass Balls or Marshmallows: What’s Beneath a Scottish Kilt?

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its-showtime_zoomIt’s SHOWTIME tomorrow on the Kilty Independence Vote, so we will finally find out just what the Scots have under those Kilts, Brass Balls or Marshmallows?

John Ward of The Slog has published numerous Blogs over the last week looking at the Polls, overall determining it as “Too Close to Call”, although his latest Blog on the referendum seems to indicate he thinks the Nos will win the day unless Salmond makes a final Push on the subjects of Unemployment and Family Security to tug at the heartstrings of the Scot females.

As mentioned before in my previous Rants on this topic, it seems close to impossible that with such a close measure in the Polling, TPTB won’t rig the election to make SURE that No takes the day. One of the numerous reasons why “Democracy” doesn’t work too well on critical and divisive issues where roughly 50% of the population thinks one thing, the other 50% the other. Election Rigging is one means to get what you want in a close vote, it doesn’t take too much ballot stuffing to alter the result.

Slightly less unethical but even more prevalent is the use of Gobs of Money to sway a close election. While even the Koch Brothers can’t buy 10% of the voters in a fairly large electorate, if all they have to buy is 1% to change the result, that is well in the budget. Bombard the MSM with Fear Mongering threats, it’s quite likely 1% of Kilties will have their Brass Balls turned to Marshmallows when they pull the curtain on the Voting Booth…

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