Author Archives: David J Steele

About David J Steele

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

Journey to Yes…

These excellent videos are worth watching: A big thanks to Phantom Power.

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A good bit of intolerance…

Yesterday, I lost some followers on Twitter because I had dared to suggest that the Scottish parliament should not be suspended for the rest of the day but to carry on as usual. “How dare you, show some respect for … Continue reading

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Here we go…

Well she did it.  Stealing thunder from Theresa Mayhem’s expected announcement on triggering Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will be seeking Holyrood’s permission to hold a second referendum for Scottish independence. So what now? The first thing … Continue reading

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The state of this…

Dear @NicolaSturgeon We had an #indyref in 2014. Scotland said No. Accept it. Move on. Get back to the day job. — Maurice Golden MSP (@mgoldenmsp) 13 February 2017 The Scottish Tories are full of no marks, this one is … Continue reading

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A union by any other name…

The recent debates in Parliament over Article 50 were disgraceful and yet, left me feeling much happier about the SNP MP’s sitting in Westminster. When I heard Mr Hoyle stating that he had been generous by ‘allowing’ the SNP to … Continue reading

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A valid point…

I’ll just leave this here: I think Scottish politicians should use terms like “fake news” or “alternative facts” sparingly. We diminishing the reality of Trumpism. https://t.co/yZ0xW4QFbu — David Leask (@LeaskyHT) 25 January 2017

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It’s Official…

So…Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are not really all that important when it comes to matters of the UK.  Thank you Supreme Court for clearing that up. Just what is the UK?  We were told that we were a family, … Continue reading

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