Category Archives: Scottish Politics

Cancelling Women

Kevin McKenna is one of the few Scottish freelance journalists the reader can expect to pen articles of good prose mixed with some common sense – and the occasional dash of Catholicism – though one might not necessarily agree with … 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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The ‘Incompatable’ Stonewall

The influence of Stonewall – a charity devoted initially to the rights of lesbian, gay and bi-sexual people – the name based on the New York riots in 1969 which starting at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village – has … 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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Law Versus Truth

Craig Murray, former ambassador, human rights activist and whistle blower Judge Lady Dorrian has refused Craig Murray leave to appeal via the Scottish court to the UK Supreme Court against his sentence of eight months imprisonment for abuse of court … Continue reading

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SNP’s Harsh Betrayal

Karen Kelly describes herself as writing ‘full-time’. She is founder and editor of the opinion blog ‘theweedetour’. She studied at Glasgow’s Caledonian University and the University West of Scotland. At present she is writing a three part drama on the … Continue reading

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A Case Study

Simon Case CVO with his boss Boris Johnson MYS The UK is damned to endless incompetence according to Dominic Cummings. Here journalist and broadcaster John Drummond takes a side swipe at one of Cummings’ targets, top UK civil servant, Simon … 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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The Glen Garry Evictions

One could argue the infamous Clearances, driving people off their land without a care where they go or what happens to them, began as soon as an overweight 23-year-old Butcher Cumberland was desperate to raise his reputation after losing the … Continue reading

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BBC Scotland Fails Again

Eighteen wins, fifteen by knockouts, and no losses. No matter what your personal feelings are of the age-old sport of two guys (or women) bashing each other about the head and body, the historic win by Scotland’s Josh Taylor, undisputed … Continue reading

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