Is it Aye or Naw?

via YouTube Folks have been saying ah’m takin it aw too serious so here’s a wee ditty that’s serious tae the core but wae some fun it it too. Ma fave line is the one inspired by Tommy Sheridan, the immortal line re ‘Pandas and Tory MPs’, bellowed out at the Irvine Independence Debate on […]

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Open Letter to Scots

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With a Yes Vote, Scotland will be “on the pitch” – David McWilliams

David McWilliams, Economist on business for Scotland after Independence. This is a substantial economy that can survive on it’s own – even thrive. An Irishman getting excited about Scotland’s prospects after Independence. via YouTube

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Darling admits on LIVE Radio show – Westminster has constitutional power to can disband the Scottish Parliament

On BBC Radio Scotland on 10 September 2014 I raised the question of TRUST regarding the proposals that were being put together by the 3 Better Together parties to offer Scotland more political, decision making power without any further control over our own wealth and incoming tax revenues. I’m concerned about the underhand tactics Big […]

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Devious Change to the Maritine Boundaries – time to change them back!

In 1999, the UK establishment secretly reclassified 6,000 square miles of Scottish sea as English waters. Craig Murray, the former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, revealed this theft on his website back in 2012. The main stream media has given little exposure to this important issue. In this short video, Mr Murray explains the history of […]

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Scots voting no to independence would be an astonishing act of self-harm

England is dysfunctional, corrupt and vastly unequal. Who on earth would want to be tied to such a country? Imagine the question posed the other way round. An independent nation is asked to decide whether to surrender its sovereignty to a larger union. It would be allowed a measure of autonomy, but key aspects of […]

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Will you, Douglas Alexander, stand aside on 19th September when a Yes is returned despite all of your opposition?

I asked the following of Douglas Alexander. Given that polls are at 50/50 and probably 90% of Yes voters are potential Labour voters of the future, as far as we are concerned You and the current Labour leadership in Scotland are actually fighting against the will of the very people you represent so, will you […]

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Philippa Whitford: why No vote would mean end of Scottish NHS within 10 years

Amid a war of words over currency and the EU, the breast cancer surgeon from Troon made a speech in May that has become an internet hit. Addressing Women for Independence, she blasted the private-sector reforms in the English NHS and claimed a No vote would mean the end of the Scottish health service within […]

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Bring on MORE Referendums

Now that we’ve all added the ability to discuss Scotland’s politics and fiscal policy to our array of topics — which previously only included Football, Rugby, The Proclaimers and Things We’ve Invented — I’m now really liking the idea of MORE referendums. Do you know Switzerland has ELEVEN referendums in 2013. In 2014 they have so far […]

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12 Defence facts that the No campaign don’t want you to know

12 Defence facts that the No campaign don’t want you to knowYesterday Phillip Hammond, Westminster’s defence minister, made a rare visit to Scotland to play up fears concerning defence in an independent Scotland. He claimed independence threatens jobs in the military, that an independent Scotland would struggle to defend itself and that Scotland would lose […]

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Alistair Carmichael Q&A, Dunfermline, 23 April 2014

This is a brief, personal report on the meeting which I personally attended. Attached are the information sheets, the work of HM Government, that were handed out at the meeting. I was genuinely hopefully – in an almost masochistic way – that this senior politician, the Secretary of State for Scotland, might just give me […]

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