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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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It’d mak ye weep!

Here we go again! More of this facile nonsense that assumes there is one single currency ‘solution’ which serves perfectly in all circumstances and for all time. And that the currency used is more important than the ability to decide … 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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The formula

We had a “professional non-party Yes organisation” for the first referendum campaign. While that campaign should not be characterised as a failure, we did not achieve our main goal. Doing the same thing all over again doesn’t seem like a … Continue reading

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Tipping point

I’m a bit of an old cynic when it comes to politics. I’m not easily impressed. But the sheer magnitude of Saturday’s event left me stunned. It was huge! But it’s not all about numbers. Mood matters just as much. … Continue reading

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Will you stand?

Originally posted on Peter A Bell:
When I took to the stage at Glasgow Green after the magnificent All Under One Banner march from Kelvingrove Park on Saturday, I spoke without notes. The following is partly a transcript of my…

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Never mind the numbers! Feel the mood!

Originally posted on Peter A Bell:
A good indication of the strength of Scotland’s independence movement was apparent in Glasgow yesterday (Saturday 5 May 2018) when at least 50,000 people marched through the city in support of the cause. For…

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