The UK has one of the highest cold-weather mortality rates in Europe. 25-30,000 people, mostly elderly, die each and every winter as a result of not being able to heat their homes.
These deaths are blood on his hands, on the hands of all the power companies and their executives, and all of our politicians who connive in this together, this greatest transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich in this island's history. 30,000 excess deaths every winter. Just consider that. If this was anywhere else in the world, they would call this genocide. This year it could be your grandparents, your parents. Or you.
And, of course, Scotland takes the disproportionate brunt of this. As a oil and resource rich nation, one of the richest in Europe, Scotland should never see one of it's people go cold, let alone die. Yet that wealth is squandered by callous Westminster governments and tax-dodging corporate parasites whilst our 1 in 4 of our children lives in poverty and countless thousands of our elderly make the fateful choice between food or fuel.
This is a crime against humanity. And parasites like Chris Weston are laughing in our faces as they bleed us dry.
For those of us in Scotland, we have a way out. We have to vote YES to independence in 2014 and start to build a new Scotland, a nation fit for its people.
For you in England, well, you keep voting tory or Ukip, and carry on blaming your disabled neighbour, your muslim workmate, or the single parent down the road, whilst the politicians and bosses tear apart your welfare state, your NHS, your schools and your resources and flog them of to line their pockets.
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