Monthly Archives: June 2014

A very personal journey to destination Yes

Originally posted on Wee Ginger Dug:
A guest post by Gayle Smith of Tartantights As the independence debate hots up it seems that the mud slinging between both camps is about to get horribly personal. I do hope I’m wrong…

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Running to Brussels in Y-fronts

Originally posted on Wee Ginger Dug:
You know the telly is really bad when you’re upset that they’ve taken off Bargain Hunt. I hate football, dear gods I hate it so much. And don’t start me on tennis, sexual grunts…

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It’s the jobs, stupid: how we’re going to win the referendum

Originally posted on Alistair Davidson:
Today’s Sunday Herald front page makes me almost deliriously happy. I’ve written about reindustrialisation several times now. I think it is the key message for the yes campaign. Basically, the Scottish people voted Labour while…

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A friend of my friend

I have come to the conclusion that my political persuasion is best summed up by the word ‘confused’. I consider myself a socialist and whenever I test myself via the Political Compass I end up somewhere on the political spectrum … Continue reading

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Dissecting George Galloway

This speech delivered by George Galloway MP, at a debate sponsored by ‘The Spectator’ at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on Tuesday 24th June 2014. The transcript can be found here. If Scotland votes Yes in September you … Continue reading

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An open letter to George Galloway

Originally posted on A Simple Scotsman:
? Hello George, ? Last night (the 23rd of June 2014) I viewed you speak in Coatbridge via live stream and I was horrified by your words. ? You spoke of division. ? You…

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Autonomy Scotland

I have just found another excellent site discussing the implications of Yes and No in September and by the time I had shared three of their post on my Facebook and Twitter accounts I thought I had better give them … Continue reading

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