Tag Archives: Politics

You stupid bastards

The only thing sillier than predicting the future is the future itself. Now maybe that’s been said before, in fact it probably has, though perhaps slightly differently. I’ve probably read it and it’s been lodged in the ever shrinking subconscious … Continue reading

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The revolution has been televised

And it’s the opposite of what Gil Scott-Heron prophesised, no individual empowerment going on here. Still, on a more humorous note, there’s a line in ‘The comeback’ by Alex Cameron in which he assumes the predicament of a washed up … 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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Syria – how can you decide on a strategy when the question is unclear?

It was no surprise that a vote in the House of Commons for the UK to join the military action against Islamic State in Syria was passed. The more pertinent questions about military intervention have followed; whether this is how … Continue reading

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Terrorism, a word thoroughly abused.

If there’s one thing that’s really been getting on my tits recently it’s how the word Terrorism is wielded. In truth it always has done. Terrorism, if we take its literal meaning, and ignore its widely implied use by politicians and … Continue reading

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