Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Kind of Hero

An essay in an occasional series on great Scots unjustly ignored Observing Ian Stewart in the snug of a pub, tall rangy frame, in his eighties, Mount Rushmore of a nose, quiet, almost tranquil, a recent pacemaker operation, his beloved … Continue reading

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Alistair Is Not My Darling

  For  leading a campaign demeaning and demoting Scotland, Alistair Darling is made a peer of the Realm. You can only view it as a jest, his allegiance to corrupt rule made an obscenity by the elite, and all to teach … Continue reading

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The Fantasy of British Democracy

  What is the statutary quorum required for the House of Commons to pass a Bill?     Answer: 12. What is the statutary quorum required for the House of Lords to endorse a Bill? Answer: 3 Fifteen people can alter your life … Continue reading

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The Scourge of Scotland

  I used to be somebody Nothing is more pitiful than a politician who has lost power except, perhaps, a newspaper mogul; which brings me to the subject of this essay, frazzled, addled, George Galloway. Galloway, defender of the down-trodden … Continue reading

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