But there are a group of Scottish people - and one understands their views - who want independence for whatever reasons, and the fact that Scotland was so keen to remain in Europe has given them another stick to beat us with
It was used as a stick to beat us with
but now we're winning games, it's slightly different," he says, in his understated way.
Racing's detractors have a stick to beat us with
when distraught animals are coerced into racing, and punters have next to no chance.
A statistic that should be applauded has been turned around and used as a stick to beat us with
If we misuse it, we'll only give the opponents of freedom a stick to beat us with
Extracts released early by officials said: "Continued trouble in the economy gives the bigots a stick to beat us with
, as they demand we 'postpone' the equalities agenda in order to deal with 'the things people really care about'.
David Sullivan, in his missives to us, the supporters, can barely conceal his contempt for those who trudge through the turnstiles every week and uses "lack of atmosphere" as a stick to beat us with
Instead of treating recycling as a joint, community exercise - everyone helping each other to get it right - it's become just another stick to beat us with
You would just use that as a stick to beat us with
if it didn't happen.
What is worse, it has handed those outside Liverpool and Merseyside yet another stick to beat us with
He didn't think the timing of the announcement was a coincidence at all and wanted to know whether I'd now finally accept that something more has to be done about the use of the whip before persons, whom he no doubt thinks of as fanatics, turn their full attention to racing and use the issue as, well, a stick to beat us with
Our wives, of course, looking for any stick to beat us with
, have renewed their calls for us to hang up our trainers and take out a subscription to Sky Sports.
But it's easy to use that as a stick to beat us with
," she said.
That didn't happen, and it was probably used as a bit of a stick to beat us with