Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Naming and Shaming

Oscar Wilde wrote: “In old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth … Continue reading

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A Material Change of Circumstance

It seems just like yesterday when Nicola Sturgeon told all and sundry that the SNP and Scottish Government would not be pushing for a second Scottish Independence referendum in the foreseeable future, and that would only transpire if there was … Continue reading

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Why YES Is Not SNP

Now that headline ” Why YES Is Not SNP” may immediately get some some peoples backs up! Bear with me though. I am not having a go at the SNP, I am simply saying things as I see them. Seemingly … Continue reading

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When NO means Never

We have a new prime minister who seems to be channeling her internal Maggie Thatcher, or so that is how she seems to have begun. First of all on her announcement of being the new PM , her initial address … Continue reading

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Rule Britannia OK

You have had your say, and you chose to remain part of the UK, so that is it settled then, you are not getting another referendum, and we will not allow you to have one. So suck it up suckers! … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Unions

Once upon a time way back in 1707 , 125 Lords and Commissioners outvoted 102 Lords and Commissioners to pass the Scottish Act of Union with England. the Duke of Queensberry was largely responsible for the successful passage of the … Continue reading

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Indie EU or out of it?

Can we draw breath for a moment? The political Insanity since the Brexit referendum has been off the scale! The Tories having knifed each other to death, are now forming themselves back into the Tories we all know and love….Self … Continue reading

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The Thistle

  The Thistle I grew a thistle but it died Along with my hopes denied For Independence, to be Free for my Country and for me I woke again this morn With my hopes again reborn Not one thistle on … Continue reading

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Getting the Gang Back Together

Well, here we go again, Indyref 2 chapping on the door of our horizon. To all intents and purposes we have already begun the phony war, with the British media and press and dodgy think tanks all firing off their … Continue reading

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