Author Archives: grumpyscottishman

FFS

If there is something – that gets right on my tits it is the delicate flowers who report on the independence debate and seem to have a problem with strong words. I mean come on, even the late great Robin … Continue reading

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In the News Saturday 26th November 2022

I don’t often agree with Nicola Sturgeon but –  I think she is right in a lot of ways when she says “The myth that the United Kingdom is a voluntary union of nations has been comprehensively – and permanently … Continue reading

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Let’s Face It, we are all English now

Here I am waking up this morning to the realisation that everyone born in Scotland after 1707 is English, there is no Scotland. Scotland died in 1707, it ceased to exist, it is no more. Yeah, we wear Kilts to … Continue reading

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Voters in England will decide what is best for Scotland

Now that is out of the way – can we get on with a proper strategy for independence that does not appease the unionists or treat the yes movement as if it is thick as shit. As expected, the Supreme … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends Tuesday 22nd November 2022

I hadn’t read anything by Stephen Daisley or in The Spectator for a while, in fact I had forgotten he was a thing, but The Spectator have gone all protect BBC Scotland the last couple of days and Daisley has … Continue reading

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The answer is Yes, they have

The answer is Yes, they have – Open Democracy have an interesting article today and it is hard not to agree with their assessment of the current situation we find ourselves in as far as independence goes. They point out … Continue reading

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A little bit of News Sunday 20th November 2022

Sadly, this might be true – It appears SNP Westminster Leader Ian (Blahford) Blackford has beaten off a potential challenge to his lack of leadership from Stephen Fynn SNP MP. Blackford the friend of Tories, the arm grabber of Penny Mordaunt, … Continue reading

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Smudge, Referendum, or Colonial Status Confirmed

Not often I agree with anything written in the Hootsmon but this article is spot on. While I am not as excited as many are about Wednesday it could be a day of reckoning for the Unionists, and the wider … Continue reading

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Did the Tories just win the next General Election?

Did the Tories just win the next General Election? It is clear that we are all going to feel more pain as far as our wages, standard of living, and public services are concerned, that is clear for anyone to … Continue reading

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A constitutional commission, a constitutional convention, bullshit for power

      First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said in Feb 2020 she intended to invite Scotland’s ‘elected representatives’ to ‘come together to endorse a modern Claim of Right for Scotland through a new Constitutional Convention’ to: ‘declare that it is … Continue reading

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