Late Night: Independence Yea or Nay?

By: Monday September 15, 2014 8:00 pm

England really has been a bit of dick towards Scotland (as John Oliver puts it) — going all the way back to “The Hammer of the Scots,” King Edward I, who apparently made it his life’s mission, his Great Cause, to conquer Scotland. After he whipped Wales’s ass, that is.

I wouldn’t dare insert myself in the upcoming “Yea or Nay” on the referendum for Scotland’s independence, but here’s Groundskeeper Willie to explain the vote.


Scotland Demonstrates That Nation Building Is Really Difficult

By: Friday June 20, 2014 12:01 pm

On September 18 the people of Scotland will vote on whether or not they think Scotland should be an independent country. Polling currently indicates the referendum will likely fail but has significant support.

If even after centuries a nation with a shared language and landmass is still seriously debating if it should actually be a single country, that should tell us something.

Uncompromised And Uncompromising

By: Tuesday May 17, 2011 6:01 pm

Member funding gives FDL the freedom to say and do what we believe instead of what we’re told.

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