Author Archives: David J Steele

About David J Steele

Christian | Husband | Dad | Scottish | Social Democrat | Ultravox |

The problem with being Scottish…

I have to admit that over the summer I took an extended break from the news and politics.  I almost sent an email to Peter letting him know that I was going to stop writing here as I was increasingly … Continue reading

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Dugdale v Campbell

I don’t care if you vote Stay/Leave in the UK, Leave/Remain in the EU or even if you believe in God or not…I really don’t care.  However, I do care about how you want your politicians to behave.  Stuart Campbell, … Continue reading

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Lost for Words…

For the first time in a long period I find myself lost for words. Before the General Election I didn’t think that the Tories would win five seats in Scotland never mind thirteen.  I  was wrong. Before the General Election … Continue reading

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Hold your nerve…

It’s taken over a week for me to come to grips with what is going on with politics in the UK as well as Scotland.  I do apologise for this, however, here goes. Let’s get one thing straight right now; … Continue reading

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Divisive, divisive and thrice divisive…

If ever there was an emptier soundbite than ‘strong and stable leadership’ it has to be ‘divisive referendum’.  It has been repeated so many times by Unionist Party leaders and their lackeys that I’m beginning to think that they genuinely … Continue reading

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Let them have it…

I am sitting here on the other end of a computer staring at a screen and I feel angry, no, make  that…really angry.  Why?  Well, in all honesty, and I can’t believe that I am going to be so blunt … Continue reading

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The great unwashed…

Well it would seem that in Scotland, politically at least, the SNP have become the great unwashed.  No-one wants to work with them.  Arguably, we could agreed that the along with the Greens, Labour and the Liberal Democrats, these parties … Continue reading

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