Monthly Archives: December 2016

GrumpyScottishMan wishes you all a

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Something Different: Top 10 Christmas Songs and Memories

Keeping with the Festive Theme, and the last Festive Something Different for this year here are my favourite Christmas Songs. Number 10: White Christmas Bing Crosby. Even though we rarely get snow these days I have always loved the clip … Continue reading

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Unite the Union: A Comment.

Len McCluskey, General Secretary of the Unite Union, has resigned from his position a year early so that he can trigger a leadership contest that he himself will be standing in. Gail Cartmail will take over as General Secretary of … Continue reading

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Buttoned up the Back

Someone save us all from Kezia Dugdale, Branch Manager of the bankrupt British Labour Party in Scotland. It seems Kez wants to renegotiate the Treaty of Union. Kez is calling for a “federal solution” for Scotland and a “new Act … Continue reading

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Cuts, Priorities, and Blame

Cosla yesterday warned that due to budget cuts 7000 local authority jobs had gone in the previous financial year in Scotland and that should the cuts continue then a similar amount of jobs will go in 2016/17. Cosla President David … Continue reading

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UDI – The Ghost in the Room?

A unilateral declaration of independence (UDI) is a formal process leading to the establishment of a new state by a subnational entity which declares itself independent and sovereign without a formal agreement with the national state from which it is … Continue reading


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Something Different: My Favourite Tweet of 2016

Absolute class. Well done Luke. 

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