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The best of ‘The Nation said No Thanks!’

In response to popular demand (well, one tweet) here are the ten most popular posts on The Nation said No Thanks! blog so far. My little list might make it easier for anyone interested to see what has caught readers’ … Continue reading

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You could have been a contender, Alex

How Alex Salmond definitively blew it for me. Continue reading

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Sovereign Will of The Scottish People: The Musical

When I wrote about Alex Salmond’s use of the phrase ‘The sovereign will of the Scottish people’ I didn’t expect Shetland journalist and broadcaster Tom Morton to pick it up and make a song out of it. He did. Continue reading

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The sovereign will of the Scottish people

Why is it that some words always make me uneasy, especially in the hands of politicians? Alex Salmond used the phrase The sovereign will of the Scottish people six times in probably about twenty minutes during First Minister’s Questions in … Continue reading

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