Tag Archives: Brexit

In a good place

So, filtering out all the diplomatic fluff, what is the substance? No change! After the meeting that was never supposed to happen, all we know is that Theresa May continues to be locked into a ‘One Nation’ British Nationalist project … Continue reading

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The clock is ticking

There are three problems with this cunning plan to make the 2021 Holyrood election a referendum on independence. The first is list MSPs. The British parties are quite happy to have this device to ensure there’s almost always a place … 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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Hands off Scotland’s Parliament!

I’m not sure why Dr Kirsty Hughes imagines that Nicola Sturgeon’s hand would have to be “forced” over a new Scottish independence referendum. The SNP Conference earlier this month surely left no room for doubt that the SNP is gearing … Continue reading

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SNP Conference 2017: Defending democracy

Time is tight so I’m only going to make a couple of brief points about day one of #SNP17. The outstanding debate, without question was on the issue of raising the military recruitment age from 16 (or under in some … Continue reading

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An unsettled issue

Yet again, some dreadful nonsense from Iain Macwhirter. There’s the woefully naive and deluded idea that the British state does not resort to violent coercion as an instrument of policy. Jealous Britannia’s imperial robes are stained with the blood of … Continue reading

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Contorted trumpery

I wonder if Damian Green might oblige us by listing the “benefits of the UK”. While he’s at it, perhaps he cold explain why, if “our internal UK market” is as crucial as he implies, the British government was prepared … Continue reading

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