I guess it’s a good thing that Scotland didn’t vote for independence – the Queen is not one to be trifled with

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I understand the social/political/sentimental reasons for Scottish independence but economically it didn’t seem to make sense at all. Hoping England does deliver on its promise of more autonomy though as ScotlandĀ is, in many ways, a very different and unique society from that of England. But one can live in the same country and be extremely different: Maine and Hawaii, for example, could not be more different yet they both have the same essential American qualities. Viva federalism!