WHEN was the first time you heard that Scotland couldn’t make it as an independent country?

It’s hard to remember a time before that message, that propaganda, and over successive decades it’s been used to convince Scots that we’re not fit for self-governance.

Deployed in various forms at various times, the message has been absorbed by many Scots – as anyone who witnessed then-Labour leader Johann Lamont declaring in 2014 that “We in Scotland are not genetically programmed to make political decisions” will know.

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What a nonsense statement – and how ridiculous the idea that Scotland is unique among all countries of the world in not being able to go it alone.

Which is why it’s time to reset the message and re-evaluate who we are as a nation, and what we are capable of – and what more could be achieved with full control over our future.

Today The National sets out why we’re Big Enough, Rich Enough, Smart Enough to do what almost every other nation in the world does – run its own affairs, make its own decisions, direct its own path.

After all, what is the alternative? To remain in a dis-united Kingdom where the government is crumbling as quickly as the parliament it is supposed to lead.

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