A COLLECTION OF INFORMED OPINION FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION The links will take you to blog posts which are informed opinion, facts, data & common sense – these well researched and evidenced blogs explode the pantheon of separatist myths. Please leave a comment on one of my posts if you have suggestions for additional blog posts for this … More Only Angels have Wings? – Separatist Spin Splattered (25 elements and counting) Created December 2016 Updated 4 March 2017
Originally posted on Da Masked Avenger:
One would have thought the death of an 11 year old girl in a tragic amusement park accident would have been a relatively straightforward incident to report on: a short summary of what happened, the name and age of the victim followed by some comments from the park operators…
How politically and economically informed are ordinary Scots? I have been an ardent supporter of Scotland remaining as the United Kingdom for as long as I can remember. I used to watch the young Alex Salmond run rings round the opposition at the time and marked him out as bright and persuasive, on top of … More True or False #Indyref2?
DIVORCING THE EQUAL PARTNER? (With a nod to Margaret). If at times the UK seems excessively “English” to some Scots, it’s simply due to England’s greater population. From time to time some Scots (being from an historic nation with a proud past), will inevitably resent some expressions of this immutable fact. Is it equitable that … More DIVORCING THE EQUAL PARTNER? (With a nod to Margaret).
Great view on nationalists refusal to accomodate economic reality and their nefarious abuse of GERS https://medium.com/@blairmcdougall/nothing-to-see-here-please-disperse-17c280b9dc01#.qwcvd2qu7
From Mike Denham at the Adam Smith Institute AdamSmith.Org Mike’s Article Reprinted below; In the immediate aftermath of the EU Referendum the SNP reopened the issue of Scottish independence, arguing that since Scotland voted to remain, it should become independent and continue its membership of the EU. It’s since become clear that automatic continuation would not be … More Why Scotland Can’t Afford The EU
Originally posted on Stephen Daisley:
That’s it then, lads. Run down the Union Jack and up with the white flag. Faced with the dread prospect of another independence referendum, a gloom is settling over Unionist Scotland. The nationalists were only just subdued last time around; now they’re back and, armed with Brexit, certain to win.…
Originally posted on Stephen Daisley:
The rise of nationalism around the world is a shocking, disorienting experience. Mainstream politics is under threat like at no time since the 1930s. Demagogues are coming to power, journalists face intimidation, once sturdy institutions and assumptions are collapsing like derelict tower blocks. The political character of entire countries is…
Latest Poll added Panelbase/Wings Over Scotland 13/2/17 NO 44% YES 41% UNDECIDED 15% AVERAGE SINCE 18/9/14 NO 47% YES 44% UNDECIDED 8% And the likes of these below are the blinkered nationalists we have to deal with when communicating; My data sources are in the “Handy Links” selection. Steve.
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Since the SNP lost its majority in Scotland (still the largest party of course) on the back of a manifesto without a clear mandate for “Indyref2,” the ongoing tedious drip drip drip of a threat of it has continued unabated. The primary excuse for this threat is that Scotland is being “dragged out of the UK against … More Indyref2 and the EU?