Shit like this pisses me the fuck right off.
The English News (generally and falsely called the National News) has been bleating on all day long about how the "UK" government are reducing the British troop presence in Afghanistan.
What the fuckers DIDN'T mention is that, whilst a shit load of English soldiers are coming home, there will in fact be an INCREASE in the amount of Scottish Regiment troops serving there. HALF of the Scot's Army will be there, almost 1400 young Scottish men and women. So, from a Scottish point of view, where's the fucking decrease?
And people have actually asked me why I want Scotland to be independent from the UK.
ps. I know that an army of 2,800 may not seem that large, especially to Americans, but Scotland has a larger army than other countries of comparable size and population.