Category Archives: Political Posts

Beware Trusting the Polls

Over the last five months – let’s face facts, this General Election campaign started as soon as the Bells had stopped echoing through the land – we’ve seen poll after poll predicting how well the SNP will do.  If you … Continue reading

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Future Shocks

For the past year, I have regular tormented my best friend Unkle Pukka with my vision for the UK, post-2015.  All it takes for him to throw up his hands and swear he’ll leave the country if it happens is … Continue reading

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Tactical Voting of a Different Kind

Today, I am going to cast a tactical vote.  This isn’t the first time I’ve voted tactically.  I’ve done it to ensure the sitting MP wasn’t re-elected – in 1992 and 1997 to get rid, eventually, of Michael Forsyth.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Let’s Focus on the 30

A month has passed.  I’ve mourned at the lost opportunity, taken the time to reflect and recover from the excitement, the highs and the eventual, sadly predicted, defeat.  Don’t get me wrong, I was prepared for the independence referendum to … Continue reading

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Feels Like ’92

Scotland has decided to stay part of the UK. Sadly, it looks like only 45% of registered Scots have voted Yes, less than the 47% figure I had long said would be the result. I haven’t said it apart from … Continue reading

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Why Yes!

In all the comments I’ve made about tomorrow’s referendum I haven’t said why I’m voting yes.  The answer is fairly simple; because it is time for Scotland to take responsibility for itself.  To no longer blame THAT woman, Blair, Cameron … Continue reading

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The Powers That Be

You can’t have failed to notice that some that the UK unionist parties are having a mad period where they are offering new powers to Scotland in return for a No result on 18th September.  To start bandying about these … Continue reading

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