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 scotlandisdifferent:
GERS, as readers will know, is the “Government Expenditure and Revenue for Scotland”, and is published yearly. The report for 2016-2017 came out recently, and economist Richard Murphy questioned its accuracy, voicing his early suspicions that these books had been cooked. His claim elicited a vigorous rebuttal from Scottish entrepreneur Kevin…
Originally posted on The Whyte Paper:
************************************************************************** In his latest blog seeking reasons to undermine the Scottish Government’s GERS publication, Professor Richard Murphy argues that Scotland’s notional fiscal deficit may be “seriously overstated” because we are not assigned revenues arising from non-identifiable spending that takes place in the rest of the UK. Taking a detailed…
It seems I’ve caught the attention of the New Sunday Herald’s senior investigative reporter. The pictures below says it all really. Update 21/8/17 – Over a week now and The Herald refuses to respond to this post on their article or tweets sent to the paper, editor and the journalist. In fact the editor Niel … More Oh Dear I’m a “Shameful Unionist Troll”
I keep asking the question below of politicians and keen supporters of Scottish separation, I have yet to receive a reasonable answer that is considered, not a deflection, not abuse and sensible, I’ve not even had the semblance of a sensible debate. “Which cuts to spending will an iScot make to offset a £15bn annual … More The Scottish Deficit Question – How To find £2223 per head?
As I’m “officially” back on Twitter and active again as @SteveSayersOne, the Twitter @ list below may be of interest. Background; My original Twitter account (@SteveSayers1) had a policy of never blocking people, wasn’t easy, but thought it better to enter a dialogue/debate and be able to see what was being said by those I … More Twitter CyberSadNat list – faNATics all.
Source: Is someone telling porkies? The SNP ‘National Survey’ response
Latest Poll added 13th June 17 NO 39% YES 53% UNDECIDED 8% AVERAGE SINCE 18/9/14 NO 48% YES 44% UNDECIDED 8% Below are the blinkered nationalists types we have to deal with when communicating; For a different “perspective” see these from @No2Indyref2 on Twitter. My data sources are in the “Handy Links” selection. … More Latest Scottish Indyref Polling Trends
With thanks to SNPOut on Facebook and @No2Indyref2 on twitter. Update May 2017 – that went well, much better than last time! SNP lost seats and vote share big style. Roll on HR2021.
Originally posted on jillstephensonblog:
The Councillor, the Newspaper and the Critic ? At the end of 2016, the Scotsman newspaper announced that, to mark its bicentenary, it would enlist 200 amateur contributors to write at periodic intervals short articles about anything that interested them. I sent in two sample essays, and on 17 January received…
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…