Scottish Independence Referendum

American secessionists and states’ rights advocates are rightly disappointed by the outcome of the September 18 Scots Independence Referendum.  Given the decisiveness of the outcome, the result was probably never in doubt.  The Queen didn’t even have to break a sweat, in keeping with her lifelong abstinence from productive labor.  I’ll bet she’s never even broken a fingernail polishing the royal silverware.  But I digress. Continue reading