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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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No more Mr Nice Jock!

Why did nobody think of it before? How could it not have occurred to anybody that it would be a good idea to have “an honest assessment of why we lost so many SNP MPs last year”? It seems so … Continue reading

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Definitive power

It all comes down to the issue of ultimate power. So long as Scotland remains in the Union, ultimate power will always rest with the British political elite. That power extends to the apparently trivial as well as the obviously … Continue reading

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Ramping up the rhetoric

Scottish Government tells UK: ‘We’ve had enough of secret documents’ I’m sure I’m not alone in being delighted to see the SNP administration playing hard-ball at last. Nobody can sensibly deny that Scottish ministers have behaved with almost saintly patience … Continue reading

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What the truth looks like

On the one hand, we have this from David Mundell, “This is not a power grab, it is a power bonanza for the Scottish Parliament because after this Bill has been implemented the Scottish Parliament will have more powers and … Continue reading

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Busy going nowhere

Guy Verhofstadt points out that the UK can’t have “a better position, a better status outside the EU than inside“. Something which has always been obvious to those wise enough to add even the smallest pinch of salt to the … Continue reading

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An abusive relationship

We already know all we need to know about Brexit. Scotland voted against it. There is no Brexit ‘deal’ which negates that vote. There is no Brexit ‘deal’ which is not an insult to Scotland. There is no Brexit ‘deal’ … Continue reading

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