Category Archives: Scottish Politics

England as a Colony

What a strange time we live in. Narcissistic celebrity MPs strut and pose for personal gain. The times are precarious, the scene nauseous, the principal characters repulsive. Tory serial dissembler Boris Johnson describes the United Kingdom as a colony of … Continue reading

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The English Nationalist

I am apt to describe colonialism as English for the conspicuous reason it was none other than England that built one of the greatest empires in human history, erecting their Union Jack logo on the perimeter fence of each new … Continue reading

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A Heinous Crime

Anti-Semitic? Who is the accuser? This part of the article calls upon Fiona Robertson to resign, the SNP’s Women’s Rights and Equalities convener. I am of the opinion she is unfit for the important post she currently holds. I shall … Continue reading

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Outlaw King – a review

This exciting film is like a Bruegel canvas, so many interesting things happening at once for the eye to take in you hardly know what to concentrate upon. One unexpected but gratifying outcome of seeing this film and one easily predicable … Continue reading

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A Declaration of Independence

PREAMBLE Is there a more auspicious time than now to affix a declaration of Scottish independence upon the village marker post? The line of nations governed by Britain, small, medium and dominions, freed of British authority stretches around the globe; none … Continue reading

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Fascist Us and Them

The roots of fascism In times of crisis a fascist government invariably reserves support for those it knows to be loyal to its policies and creed. Who can forget Margaret Thatcher’s chilling question when presented with a new appointment, “Are they … Continue reading

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GMB – a Cockney Clique

The GMB union held a two day strike in Glasgow on behalf of equal pay for women. It is valuable to look at its motivation and what it achieved. They were paid up to £3 an hour less than council … Continue reading

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