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‘The National’ and their phony attempt to do Scots

I’ve yet to buy, let alone peruse, a copy of the Scottish nationalists’ in-house tabloid The National but I do see their daily tweets letting a grateful populace know which nattily-garbed member of the new Scottish establishment is wowing their … Continue reading

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What can we learn about the SNP from that Commons vote on Syria?

Source: BBC (click to enlarge) Well my prediction, not I concede a difficult one to make, was right. The SNP voted as one (or 53 – one was a teller and couldn’t vote) against air strikes in Syria. I have … Continue reading

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There’s been an act of extreme violence in our neighbourhood

This is a shocking story. I’ve lived next door to my neighbour for many years. We’ve had our rough patches but basically we get on fine and have much in common. The other week, some thugs broke into his house … Continue reading

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Syria and Scottish nationalism

First, credit where it is due. Our first minister Nicola Sturgeon showed genuine emotion when she spoke in parliament this week about the Syrian refugee crisis. She was clearly affected, not least by the (endlessly reproduced) photo of a dead … Continue reading

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