Monthly Archives: April 2016

Give with one hand and take with the other!

So tomorrow many of us (lucky enough to have a job) get paid, it’s that time of the month when we look at what we have earned, we subtract all our bills, and wonder why we bother at all when … Continue reading

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I Hate the Tories of all colours

I hate the Tories, yes I know millions do, but sadly too many will still stand side by side with them to defend their union. The Tories are the scum of the earth. In my lifetime I have had to … Continue reading

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It’s still about Democracy or the lack of.

So today I have tried to avoid the news as its wall to wall Windsor and the Queen’s 90th year of undemocratic rule and privilege. To punish myself for anything bad I did in another life I decided to watch … Continue reading

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Taxation- British Labour and Liberals in Scotland are wrong.

What Scotland Thinks have an interesting blog about Why is Labour’s Election Strategy Not Working? By Prof John Curtice. I don’t want to cover all of the things that Prof Curtice is talking about but one area I found really … Continue reading

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EU Funding – How much do we pay and get back?

I have started to take a little more interest in the EU Referendum and how the EU is funded now that the official campaign has started. One of the questions I have asked myself is how much does the UK … Continue reading

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SNP – At risk of Arrogance?

Patrick Harvie, Co – convener of The Scottish Green Party, in an interesting interview in the Herald (I saw it online, didn’t buy the paper) said regarding the SNP 1-2 or both votes campaign for Holyrood: “The SNP would do … Continue reading

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Edinburgh PFI, the Scottish Media and the rubbing out of Labour

I’ve been trying to follow some of the story regarding the 17 schools which have had to be closed in Edinburgh due to safety concerns, schools funded for an absolute fortune by previous Labour administrations using PFI (Private Finance Initiative), … Continue reading

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Are you angry yet?

I don’t normally blog on this type of thing but when I saw this I did a double take. I just could not believe that the Cameron’s were this stupid or morally bankrupt, obviously we know that the Prime Minster … Continue reading

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The Slow Creep of the SNP is wrong

Paul Kavanagh https://weegingerdug.wordpress.com/ has a very interesting article in The National today ‘ Time to get radical is after we get rid of the Union’ . Paul rightly points out that the SNP are not a left wing socialist party, … Continue reading

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Holyrood Dundee West 2016

As we approach the May elections who are the candidates in my own constituency, how well will they do? The Conservative and Unionist Party: Candidate Nicola Ross. Has stood previously for Westminster in Dundee West and lost to Chris Law … Continue reading

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