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The great unwashed…

Well it would seem that in Scotland, politically at least, the SNP have become the great unwashed. ¬†No-one wants to work with them. ¬†Arguably, we could agreed that the along with the Greens, Labour and the Liberal Democrats, these parties … 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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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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Moving on

Just what we needed! Another London-centric politician demonstrating how little he understands Scotland’s politics. Or even the fact that Scotland has a politics which is distinct from that in England. Livingstone seem to imagine that it is all a simple … Continue reading

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British nationalism’s big (s)hitter

I still don’t understand why Gordon Brown commands the media attention that he does. Presumably it’s because the British establishment sees him as a “big hitter” in the war (for who can doubt that it is such) against the SNP, … Continue reading

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Opportunity lost

It is a familiar routine. A sequence repeated so often that it has worn its own comfortable rut in Scotland’s political landscape. It goes like this… The voters deliver a resounding electoral slap to British Labour in Scotland. This triggers … Continue reading

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Inexorable forces

Labour’s railing against David Cameron for supposedly “playing to English nationalism” is rather silly. It highlights their complete failure to recognise the new political reality in the UK. After all, what else was Cameron to do? While he would surely … Continue reading

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