Category Archives: defence

The Russians are coming!

I have just had the misfortune to stumble over this piece of garbage ‘Why Independence Could Put Scotland In Danger Of Russian Invasion’ by James Cook, a ‘European Technology Reporter’ apparently. I haven’t given anyone a doin’ recently, I’m bored … Continue reading

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A collection of arguments supporting Scottish independence

A truly excellent piece of work on the issues surrounding the independence debate. One for the Undecided and No voters to have a good read over. http://www.scribd.com/doc/231110876/Scottish-Independence  

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Low-flying hospital beds

This recent blog by Craig Murray, the former UK Ambassador to Uzbekistan who blew the whistle on the UK’s  involvement with the ‘rendering’ of people to Uzbekistan to be tortured (can I just say ‘boiled alive’ and leave you with … Continue reading

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Introducing John Jappy

I’ve mentioned John Jappy several times in previous articles, but I would like to take time to highlight the man a little further. Mr Jappy is a former senior civil servant who has seen the Treasury’s ‘books’ as far back … Continue reading

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(Vote) No ship building on the Clyde

As a former marine engineer in the once proud but now much diminished British Merchant Navy who has worked on several excellent Norwegian built ships, I often wondered why one of the most expensive countries in the world could build … Continue reading

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Nukes, NATO & America’s views on Scotland

There is an interesting article going around the net this morning which I think it worth a read. I know nothing about the writer so it is entirely possible he is writing complete rubbish but it doesn’t come across that … Continue reading

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Defence spending

[Actually, that’s not right; we keep on harping on about ‘defence’ in the UK when in fact an awful lot of our military is primarily geared towards offence. But I digress.] One of the posters being shared on Facebook today … Continue reading

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