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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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Who’s demeaning who now?

It is interesting to contrast the spittle-flecked histrionics of Neil Findlay and others of Kezia Dugdale’s ‘colleagues’ with the muted, reasonable comments from Keith Brown. I know which I regard as the more mature and appropriate. As is so often … Continue reading

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Harder than changing socks

What is striking about all this is the fact that, despite having had an embarrassment of opportunities to practice, British Labour in Scotland (BLiS) still doesn’t have a set procedure for electing a new leader. It’s not as if this … Continue reading

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Let them have it…

I am sitting here on the other end of a computer staring at a screen and I feel angry, no, make  that…really angry.  Why?  Well, in all honesty, and I can’t believe that I am going to be so blunt … Continue reading

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The ‘grand coalition’ of doom

It really comes as no surprise that this “grand coalition” of British Nationalists is being proposed. It is a threat that has been looming over Scotland ever since the No vote in 2014. If the British establishment cannot crush political … Continue reading

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The Corbyn delusion

Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp is almost certainly correct when he says that Corbyn won’t win. The danger is that the goodies he’s dangling before voters will persuade the more credulous on the left to return to the British Labour fold – where … Continue reading

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Killing hope

There’s a great deal in this article about British Labour in Scotland’s (BLiS) bitter resentment of the SNP and a fair bit of wishful thinking about what might restore BLiS to the status which it regards as its entitlement. There … Continue reading

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