Author Archives: David J Steele

About David J Steele

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

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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The Tory cesspit runs deep…

If you don’t already know who this is, please let me introduce you to James Heappey.  Mr Heappey is the Tory candidate for Wells in Somerset. This ball of charm was talking to a group at an all-girls school, when … Continue reading

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The end game…

You know, I’d thought that I’d heard all the bollocks that a Unionist politician or journalist could utter, until last Thursday.  You would never have thought that the SNP had increased its number of seats and vote share given the … Continue reading

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In truth we fought each other mair…

That title is a line from one of my dad’s songs called Scotland Yet.  If you have an interest in Scottish folk music my dad is Davy Steele, and he wrote Scotland Yet just before the vote for devolution.  However, … Continue reading

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Independence or not…

I’m intrigued by this suggestion from Lesley Riddoch.  Is it possible?  Can the SNP and Scottish Green Party have some kind of joint manifesto? Personally, I remain unconvinced, not out of spite or hatred for either party, far from it.  … Continue reading

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Now the gloves are off…

Bloody hell, I take a few days off for Easter, and missed being able to comment on the great Holyrood boycott from Ruth and her mates.  Ruth Davidson supporting the absolutely ghastly and inhumane rape clause.  Then today, St Theresa … Continue reading

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Kezia Dugdale…

I just thought I’d leave these here for you:   Kez: “The solution is not independence. It’s not this union of nations which is unfair or unjust, but decisions of the powerful within it.” — Scottish Labour (@scottishlabour) 29 March … Continue reading

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