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Here we go…

Well she did it.  Stealing thunder from Theresa Mayhem’s expected announcement on triggering Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will be seeking Holyrood’s permission to hold a second referendum for Scottish independence. So what now? The first thing … Continue reading

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Two battles

I have long maintained that we actually have two campaigns to fight. there is, obviously, the campaign to bring Scotland’s government home. But before we can do that we have to win the battle to affirm and defend our right … Continue reading

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The new fight

“…both the Unionist and Nationalist camps are girding themselves for a rematch of 2014.” British nationalists my be “girding themselves for a rematch”, but rest assured that the “Nationalist camp” is not. The entire Yes movement is very well aware … Continue reading

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Beware the wolf in sheep’s clothing!

Suppose someone were to tell you that, in the coming local elections, there would be people going around wearing Yes badges but urging folk to vote for a unionist party. What would your reaction be? What would your attitude be … Continue reading

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The state of this…

Dear @NicolaSturgeon We had an #indyref in 2014. Scotland said No. Accept it. Move on. Get back to the day job. — Maurice Golden MSP (@mgoldenmsp) 13 February 2017 The Scottish Tories are full of no marks, this one is … Continue reading

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A union by any other name…

The recent debates in Parliament over Article 50 were disgraceful and yet, left me feeling much happier about the SNP MP’s sitting in Westminster. When I heard Mr Hoyle stating that he had been generous by ‘allowing’ the SNP to … Continue reading

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Not the day, and not the hour

Having read and reread Cat Boyd’s article in The National, I’m no closer to seeing the point of it. In fact, it seems to me that she’s taking innumerable stabs at making various points – not a few of which … Continue reading

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