Author Archives: Grouse Beater

SNP – Westminster’s Proxy

This article is reproduced by kind permission of Barrhead Boy and the author herself, ‘Gayle Miller’. She describes herself as an ‘author and a human rights activist’. (Her short biography adds “Scythian, pro-indy, lover of scifi and fantasy, and numpty.) … Continue reading

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They Came For Mark Hirst

The letter published below from Mark Hirst’s legal representative Gordon Dangerfield QC, to Dorothy Bain, the new Lord Adovate, requires elucidation. ‘Conspiracy theorist’ is a taunt regularly flung at ‘chippy’ Scots, sometimes by journalists that should know better. It soon … Continue reading

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Scotland in the 21st Century: 5

In his fifth paper from his book, ‘Doun-Hauden: The Socio-Political Determinants of Scottish Independence’, Professor Alfred Baird discusses nationalism. I have lost count of the number of times English nationalists have accused Scots of ‘vile nationalism’. My reply is usually encapsulated in … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

This article comes from the blog of the late John Jappy. He is one of Scotland’s unsung heroes, or he would be had we an honours system of our own and the shared belief in our country as an homogenous … Continue reading

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Oven-Ready Bullcrap

For the average ‘Brit’ I’d wager a guess the mere mention of Northern Ireland is enough for them to switch off their brain. Since Lloyd George and his plotters partitioned Ireland, the North has been a self-inflicted sore in the … Continue reading

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The Arrogant Englishman

Regular readers – over 60,000 a month – will know this site is co-publishing key extracts from Professor Alfred Baird’s book on Scotland’s overdue independence: ‘Doun-Hauden: The Socio-Political Determinants of Scottish Independence. No sooner had the chapter on demographics been … Continue reading

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The Turn of the Screw

The Role of Lord Advocate of Scotland By now, only a fool determined to be thought a complete idiot, or BBC’s scissors and paste freelump journalist Kirsty Wark and her repulsive tea shop harpies, think the Right Honourable Alex Salmond was … Continue reading

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An Unfit SNP

In keeping with a policy of offering a platform to well-written, intelligent opinion from members of the public and professional journalists, while not necessarily agreeing with the content. Today we republish Kevin McKenna’s article from the Herald newspaper. McKenna is … Continue reading

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Scotland in the 21st Century: 4

In his fourth paper from his book, ‘Doun-Hauden: The Socio-Political Determinants of Scottish Independence’, Professor Alfred Baird discusses intricacies and sophistications of colonialism, how it works upon the mind and actions and the character of the unwittingly oppressed. This is a … Continue reading

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The Republic of Barbados

Barbados is going to become a republic! How about that? And the United Kingdom is going to let them, or it seems they cannot stop it. This is much more of a surprise. Why a surprise? Those idyllic, soporific sandscapes … Continue reading

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