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The SNP lifeboat disaster

Wikimedia Commons We have the opportunity, there’s a lifeboat attached to the good ship UK that’s heading for that Brexit iceberg – it’s called Scottish independence. Let’s get on board that lifeboat, let’s row as fast as possible. – Pete … Continue reading

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Ten days of nationalist madness

The up-side of getting away from Scotland for a while is getting away from nationalist madness – if you can resist news and social media. The down-side is having to come back to it. Thus a recent relaxing and peaceful … Continue reading

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If it looks like a duck … the problem with the SNP’s name

What those of us who do support Scottish independence are all about could not be further removed from what you would recognise as nationalism in other parts of the world. – Nicola Sturgeon, Edinburgh Book Festival 18 August 2017 Oh … Continue reading

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Ground hog day Scottish-style – CommonSpace’s ‘independence’ convention

Did you notice this?  Between 600+ and 800  ‘activists’ (the claimed number varies) gathered yesterday at Glasgow’s up-market Radisson Blu hotel to discuss preparing for a second separation referendum. You can find the programme here and my own unkind take … Continue reading

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There are nine million bicycles in Beijing …

There are nine million bicycles in Beijing/That’s a fact/It’s a thing we can’t deny Artist: Katie Melua Album: Piece by Piece Released: 2005 Genre: Adult contemporary There are 1,673,289 survey responses in Scotland/That’s a fact/ It’s a thing we can’t deny Artist: Peter … Continue reading

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The white rose of shame, the Zippo of lunacy

Today’s post features two stalwarts of the Scottish separation movement who may or may not be happy to be seen in each other’s company. Both perpetrate actions that combine offensiveness with stupidity and more than a dash of unintended humour. … Continue reading

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‘No Thanks!’ presents the results of its first officially commissioned poll

In light of the increasing role that offensiveness plays in Scottish politics (both causing it and being a perceived victim of it) the No Thanks! blog decided to undertake a professional poll on the subject to determine the extent of … Continue reading

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