Category Archives: Scottish Independence Referendum

The Sorrow and the Shame

If clearing people from their land by force is not cleansing what is it? The term ethnic cleansing to denote over a hundred years of clearing Scots from their land is a phrase rejected by those who see Scotland by … Continue reading

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Scotland the Rogue Nation

Hardy a week passes by without some sad dummy popping up from nowhere and then disappearing again to claim an historical narrative I’ve published has no basis in fact. They arrive locked and loaded. I call those moments, drive by shootings. … Continue reading

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Union? What Union?

Glancing through some intelligent and some not so bright posts on a social website I noticed one irritant who had only one argument: Scotland lost it sovereignty on signing the Union of the Crowns. Post after post banged the same nail … Continue reading

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The Russians Are Coming!

You get what you see What a week – assassins to the left of us, assassins to the right, turn and face the monsters, don’t die without a fight. That aside, there’s something very funny about a fat man called … Continue reading

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For the Glory of the Empire

 Empty pockets One of  the lamest taunts aimed at Scotland’s just political ambitions – unionist barbs rarely rise above a snotty grunt – is the one about independence reducing Scotland to “a basket case like Greece”. This insult was thrown at us at … Continue reading

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A Faustian Pact

Not in my backyard Throwing the term fascist into conversations is easily done without defining what we mean by ‘fascist’, but there’s no doubting the disenfranchised and the disaffected are adopting extreme ideologies out of frustration with their lot, and political … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Mafia

The United Kingdom government has no God-given right to assume it will inherit every nation automatically at every general election. Scotland in Union be advised. Once you accept that maxim and hold rigidly to unionism right or wrong, you have no option … Continue reading

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