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You WILL do as we tell you

Back in the days of the 1970’s when I was a mere teenager, it was common knowledge which newspapers promoted certain parties. The Express was a Tory paper, the Record was a Labour paper , and these 2 papers carried … Continue reading

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Ok I give in…Scottish Independence is a dead duck

After a period of time and much reflection, I have decided after many many years to give up on Scottish independence…..we had our chance and we blew it… Subsequently I am giving up any further interest in politics too. I … Continue reading

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The Big Issue

In watching this general election closely a few things have sprung out at me, some by their absence and others by their over exposure. The absence of leaders coming anywhere close to the real public has been a stand out. … Continue reading

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Between the Devil and the BBC

Those of us who are following the various debates and news reports, desperately looking for information on the Scottish Independence referendum, find ourselves more often than not trying glean impartiality somewhere between the Devil and the BBC. Impartiality is something … Continue reading

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Living in the Land of Fear

I am all of a tremble, I am quivering in my boots, I am turning into a gibbering nervous wreck and overcome with FEAR! Better Together or Project FEAR as they privately named themselves have me almost hiding in a … Continue reading

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Boring Independence to Death

Having sat and watched BBC Scotlands latest excuse for what it laughingly calls an Independence debate shown from Greenock the other night, then sat through BBC Question Time from Dundee last night, where for once It’s host reluctantly allowed talk … Continue reading

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The State of Welfare

Much of yesterdays political news centred round a new report by a panel of experts commissioned by the Scottish government to look at welfare in an independent Scotland. The long and short of it was that their main preference was … Continue reading

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