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Trump Redacted

Donald Trump has grown to realise that bluff and bluster are no match for the law and the American Constitution. Whether that  stops him talking nonsense is in doubt. His attempts to turn the clock back on democratic progress keep … Continue reading

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Colonialism is a Crime

International law does not recognise the construct “Once in a generation”. The British government, represented by their prime Minister Theresa May, her lickspittle lackey David Mundell, only Tory MP in Scotland, and Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish wing, tried to … Continue reading

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When Banks Were Banks

Not hogging the limelight A sliver of news slipped under the media’s radar this week, they far more interested in the Tory party’s spring budget, than bringing the nefarious activities of bank crime to heel. Charlotte Hogg is an economist. … Continue reading

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Carrozzeria Carnage

There are three staple ingredients used and reused by lazy screenwriters. The first is the mobile phone. Need a plot problem solved instantaneously? Have a main character get a phone call with relevant information to move the plot forward.   The … Continue reading

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That Bloody Union!

When a man’s spirit is low, he’s whipped. A Texan said that to me in the city of Houston. He’s probably working for Trump by now. That terse aside could just as easily sum up unionist attitude to the people of … Continue reading

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T2 Trainspotting – a review

T2? What a stupid title! Okay, got that off my chest. The gang’s all here, ‘Spud’ Murphy, (Ewen Bremner) Renton, (Ewan McGregor) Sick Boy, (Jonny Lee Miller) and the psychotic Begbie, (Robert Carlyle) only … only now they’re all movie stars. How … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Pretendy Powers

The United Kingdom parliament registers the UK with the United Nations as: (in reverse order) a province, a principality, and two countries. It comes as a chilling surprise to many a unionist that Scotland is defined as it should be, a country in … Continue reading

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