Category Archives: Scottish Independence Referendum

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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SNP’s Sleight of Hand Fund

Prompted by the controversy surrounding the missing £600,000 ‘ring-fenced’ referendum fund – this site bewildered at the never-ending reasons for its absence and its existence – reasons offered by SNP apologists, SNP treasurers, SNP HQ, SNP officials, first minister Nicola … Continue reading

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Devo-Max is Back

No matter if one thinks of Scottish journalists as paid hacks of the British state, and let’s be frank, most are, a few do hold tight to their integrity, but they tend to be freelance. Iain Macwhirter is one who … Continue reading

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Home Rule In the UK

In this article, Kenny MacAskill MP, flies an old idea of a Scotland with a degree of independence while still “part of a United Kingdom”, although the ‘Kingdom’ part of the equation would be at non-starter in such a political … Continue reading

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A Party Unopposed

This brief but succinct letter was published in a Scottish newspaper, of interest to readers not only for the observations stated, surely acknowledged as fair by the well-informed, but because of the author, Professor Alistair Bonnington, was a university tutor … Continue reading

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A Letter to the President

Sending a one-person petition to the President of the United States of America turns out to be an easy affair. The address of the White House, and how to reach the President in Washington, is all there on the Internet. … Continue reading

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ALBA Takes Stock

Though ALBA attracted almost 41,000 votes in the Scottish election starting from a baseline of a brand new party, and over 5,000 members in a few frantic weeks of canvassing, the policies and ideals of Scotland’s newst independence party were … Continue reading

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Publish and be Damned

This glowing article on Scotland’s ability to flourish if reinstated as an autonomous country was published as a London School of Economics Paper a few days ago – and suddenly vanished. Highly positive about Scotland’s economy, you need no familiarity … Continue reading

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Kenny MacAskill: A Statement

Dear Friend I am writing to advise you of a decision I have taken and provide you with my reasoning. I believe that this is the best way to achieve our goal of independence. This coming election’s vital for our … Continue reading

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Salmond: Justice Seen To Be Done

STATEMENT FROM THE RIGHT HON. ALEX SALMOND MP “This is my third and final public statement on the subject of the parliamentary and Hamilton investigations and the Dunlop Review. The Inquiries are over and despite their manifest limitations, the findings … Continue reading

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