I don't think the party should take anyone with a YouTube channel which includes a mash-Up celebration of Pirates called I Can't Get No GIRLS seriously!rancidpunk wrote:Skull 'n Bones!
No, I meant try and appeal to the people who used to listen to them back in the 70's/80'slhsi wrote:For us to do a pirate radio station, do you mean one using actual radio frequencies, or a pirate internet-radio station?
AndrewTindall wrote:I like how although that flag includes the dragon of wales, it relegates it to the status of the Cornish.
scuzzmonkey wrote:AndrewTindall wrote:I like how although that flag includes the dragon of wales, it relegates it to the status of the Cornish.
your point being?
rancidpunk wrote:Oh, and if the Union flag means BNP then half the country was decked out for a BNP rally recently, or maybe it was something else?
Finlay_A wrote:In Scotland, using the Union Flag is quite a big statement. It puts you on one side of the unionist/independence debate, which would alienate a lot of progressive and sympathetic people. Also, especially in Glasgow, the Union Flag is a symbol of one side of the sectarian divide.
Chatting to people from other Pirate Parties at PPI conference, they have had similar problems in the early stages when they have used their national flags (I'm sure you've seen logos with national flags). Got a few unltra-nationalist nutters joining, not that they stayed very long mind you.
I'd be more concerned about the divisive political and sectarian statement anyway.
Also, seriously, wtf was up with the police's reaction to the royal wedding protestors, and how is it not a serious civil liberties issue?
Duke wrote:I did try to get involved; got in discussions with some of the involved parties, but no one here seemed that interested at the time. Sorry - I should have poked more people over that.Gavman wrote:It's a huge civil liberties issue but we as a Party failed to act on it!
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