Tag Archives: EU

Just get on with it

That’s a message from me to the SNP. Between quagmire of Brexit and the inevitable omnishambolic results of the UK government getting involved in Syria, primarily, you suspect, as a distraction from the former, a sense of urgency has developed … Continue reading

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Donald Trump – an agent for Scottish independence

Making political predictions is a foolish endeavour for idiots, like me, see exhibits here, here and here for conclusive proof. Political presumptions are even more idiotic, dangerous even, as nobody viewed Trump as the threat he was. Indeed many scoffed, … Continue reading

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We’ve lost the plot, haven’t we?

It’s a thought that I’ve been slowly coming around to for a while, and then the already tiresome, nauseating EU referendum intensified with tribal, polarised ‘debates’, a batshit crazy, cynical and malicious Orwellian photo-op and an American style political assassination. Then … Continue reading

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The EU apathy

Why do so many people loathe politics? Let’s start with its forms of disingenuous repetition. You know that feeling you get when you see a bunch of junk mail lying at your front door every morning? David Cameron’s series of … Continue reading

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Grexit and Austerity: the slogans of antipathy.

Don’t you just hate the sensationalising of events with catchphrases? We accept that genuine disasters are usually given abbreviations as a convenience and then absorbed into the lexicon immediately, say ‘Piper Alpha’, ‘Dunblane’, ‘Lockerbie’ or ‘9/11’. Okay, so that last … Continue reading

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