Russell, Crowing from His Horse-box

Two years ago, I was convinced Angus MacNeil, Douglas Chapman, and Joanna Cherry were stick-ons to abandon Sturgeonism. Angus and Chris’s Plan B had been booed at conference, Douglas was lost in the black hole of the indyref fund, and Joanna was being simultaneously abused, threatened, and effectively barred from standing as an MSP. I also imagined,Continue reading “Russell, Crowing from His Horse-box”

CAN WE WORK TOGETHER?

A guest article by Bill Clark, a YES supporter who lives in Fort William. Nicola Sturgeon will not work with Alex Salmond’s Alba Party The SNP leader said her party wants to persuade people to back independence, not ‘bulldoze’ the decision through Unionist parties will drop their differences in an effort to stop Scots  submitting their political views on ScottishContinue reading “CAN WE WORK TOGETHER?”

ROBIN McALPINE ASKS THE KEY QUESTIONS.

I am very happy to share this excellent article from Robin McAlpine’s excellent blog which can be found at RobinMcAlpine.org Opinion Are we in a Cohen Brothers movie? by Robin McAlpine | The evidence suggests that the Scottish Government’s hyper-confidence that it can definitely hold an independence referendum isn’t sound. Are we reaching the bottom of aContinue reading “ROBIN McALPINE ASKS THE KEY QUESTIONS.”

FEAR WILL COST US DEAR

THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL IMPACT OF FEAR I am afraid the economy is heading off a cliff. The catalyst for this looming disaster is the huge hike in energy, fuel and food prices which are sufficiently serious enough to pull many middle class families either into, or close to, the poverty trap. For the manyContinue reading “FEAR WILL COST US DEAR”

DON’T SLIP UP NOW!

BEWARE THE AMBUSH As we all recall the recent NEC elections made sweeping changes and a lot of people lost their places, including several senior figures. Noses were out of joint for a few days as some of that faction in the Party very publicly announced they were moving to the Greens. Already one ofContinue reading “DON’T SLIP UP NOW!”

GENERATIONS COME AND GO

GENERATIONS COME AND GO As the New Year commences it is a time for reflection. The year itself 2020 was fraught with difficulties, culminating with another spike in new Covid infections and the first true impacts of Brexit being experienced. We see these problems as being very serious and of course they are but previousContinue reading “GENERATIONS COME AND GO”

HERE IS A STICK….BEAT ME!

Here is a stick…beat me! This seems to be the latest message from the Labour Party, alongside an acknowledgement that their withering branch set up in Scotland is now completely expendable. Having spent years missing the opportunity to stop Brexit when there was no Brexit majority in the Commons their tactics were directly responsible forContinue reading “HERE IS A STICK….BEAT ME!”

AND SO THE DAY DAWNS

BLIND LOYALTY TAKES YOU NOWHERE. Ever since I started writing this blog every time I  have questioned the absence of any visible strategy from the SNP to move Independence forward I have faced a tirade of abuse from the”my party right or wrong brigade” , who assure me that there is no problem and that thereContinue reading “AND SO THE DAY DAWNS”