Author Archives: David Steele

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Astounding hypocrisy…

The hypocrisy of Ruth Davidson never ceases to amaze but this little tweet really takes the biscuit: That’s right folks (I have to assume that someone out there is reading this), after years of telling Ms Sturgeon to get on … Continue reading

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A crisis of identity…

It is becoming very obvious to all, except the British Nationalists that there is a real crisis in the identities of English and British Nationalism.  The trouble is, Scotland is getting caught up in it. It would be very easy … Continue reading

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A rant’s a rant for a’ that…

I want to start with an apology for my absence and lack of contributing here but at the tail-end of last October my mum passed away rather unexpectedly.  She suffered a stroke and then five days later died from bleeding … Continue reading

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Onwards and upwards…

Well, overall I thought 2017 gave us quite a few insights. The Scottish office of the Westminster Party’s all offer nothing to Scotland.  Ruth is as vacuous as ever (and still has a face for everyone).  Labour elected another new … Continue reading

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RT or not RT…

…that is the question. The sight and sound or tweets of Unionists frothing at the mouth over Alex Salmond’s TV show being shown on the RT News channel has been; churlish, childish and just downright comical.    The likes of … Continue reading

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Stand up to bullies…

There really is no other way to describe the British State but to call them bullies. The so-called British government doesn’t want to speak to the devolved bodies in Scotland or Wales (Northern Ireland is a little different at the … Continue reading

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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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