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My Journey to Independence

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As an American living in the UK, I always (naively) felt the British media was far superior to most of what was on offer in the US. I fell into that same trap of being lulled by the posh British accents. No one who spoke like that could be lying to me??? In the USA the media may be poor. With the likes of Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh. But honestly only about 25% of the population takes them seriously. Whereas in the UK, if you attended the right university and your accent is from the proper postcode, you’re taken seriously no matter how much you bend the truth and fabricate events.

I became actively involved in the Scottish independence campaign in early 2013. As time progressed I found it more difficult to find any media coverage which matched the intelligent, passionate debate that was being held all over…

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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