Monthly Archives: May 2015

The House of Lies

Today on BBC Radio4, when the Rt Honourable Sir Malcolm Bruce was defending the Lying former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael, he defended him using the following words.. Asked whether it would be acceptable for an MP who had not told … Continue reading

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Should he stay, or shall he go?

Today sees another chapter in the Jim Murphy mini drama, with  Labours Scottish executive meeting to decide his fate. Jim has been clinging on like a limpet to the position of Leader of  the local Labour Scottish branch office, despite … Continue reading

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Cometh the Day, Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Woman

In a few hours time the polling booths will open all across the land, and men and women everywhere will turn out to vote and put their X on the ballot paper to vote for their chosen candidate and party … Continue reading

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Labour and their Socialist Lie

Yesterday in a last ditch attempt to reverse the direction of the Scottish polls, Labour wheeled out Big Gordy Brown to give one of his tub thumping speeches. He is widely claimed to have been partially responsible for thwarting the … Continue reading

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How Now Brown Vow?

With less than 48 hours to go before the polling booths open, Labour have yet once more wheeled out Gordon Brown to make one of his barnstorming speeches, in a repeat of Better Togethers referendum conclusion where Brown made the … Continue reading

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Manufactured Outrage

Today was a day which showed up the best and the worst of this election campaign. Nicola Sturgeon was met by huge enthusiastic good natured crowds on each of her flying stops. I popped into Greenock to see how she … Continue reading

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We The People

Royalty, Sovereignty, Constitution and parliament is discussed in the following article. It is indeed an article in two parts. The first 450 words or so will set out in rather dry formal languange the roles of the British parliament and … Continue reading

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