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No news is… no news!

So, nothing has changed. Thousands of words have been written. Hours of air-time have been filled. And nothing has changed. The situation now is precisely as it was before the First Minister gave that interview. Other than the fact that … Continue reading

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New year, same old rubbish…

First of all let me start by wishing you alla very happy new year. I have a small confession to make, I used to sit and read comments on Twitter or read articles across various media outlets and either cringe, … Continue reading

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Some nonsense about #indyref2

There is so much wrong with this article it’s hard to know where to start. I read Michael Fry’s comments regarding the “opinion poll showing a marked aversion” to a fresh independence referendum in 2017 with open-mouthed amazement that anyone … Continue reading

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Scenario four

Scenario four – cannot be discounted. May is prevented from keeping UK access to the single market by a combination of European antipathy and Mad Brexiteers in her own party – not to mention fear of a Ukip surge. There … Continue reading

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Confidence and caution

I wish I could share Alex Salmond’s confidence of victory in #indyref2. Not that I don’t believe the circumstances justify such optimism. By rights, a Yes win should be a foregone conclusion. And it’s clear that the British nationalists have … Continue reading

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Getting what you asked for

To be fair, this is what Scotland voted for. Those who voted No in the first independence referendum may not have realised it at the time, and may be understandably reluctant to admit it now, but they were voting to … Continue reading

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Well…

BBC Question Time…what can I say? I could go on for hours about the shambles that was last night’s show from Stirling but there are just a few things that I want to highlight. I’m going to start with Cat … Continue reading

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A new referendum

That “opposition to a rerun of the 2014 plebiscite has hardened” is totally irrelevant as there is no proposal for such a “rerun”. What is being demanded by those who truly respect democratic principles is an entirely new referendum to … Continue reading

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Welcome aboard!

This is the Patrick Harvie many of us have been waiting a long time to see. The Greens have, in the past, been a little too fond of politicking. Seeming on occasion to be actively seeking out excuses to indulge … Continue reading

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Make your move…

Hands up if you were impressed by what you heard and saw from the recent Labour and Tory Party conferences…me neither. Peter (who writes very insightful articles) and I haven’t always agreed on the time-table for IndyRef2 etc but we … Continue reading

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