Monthly Archives: September 2014

I choose #the45, and I choose to flush George Osborne into the sewer of history

George Osborne concluded his wretched speech at the Tory Party Conference yesterday with an unapologetic echo of the opening scene of one of the most influential films of the last few decades: Trainspotting. This was not necessarily a great choice … Continue reading

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Scotland’s 45 Movement

Those who voted for Scotland’s independence and have no intention of surrendering accept ’45’ as one of our symbols of resistance. This may be controversial for a variety of reasons, but we do need some means of identifying each other, … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband is THE DRIVER!

Why do I compare Ed Miliband to the hero in one of my favorite films, Drive? Think about it: the driver hires himself out to criminals, taking them to and from the scene of the crime, but refusing to enter … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband’s Labour Party faces oblivion in Scotland next year:

The parties that support Scotland’s independence have recruited well over 20,000 new members since the polls closed last Thursday. Labour, I’m told, have recruited a mere 17. I expect the net loss is massive, but the figures are not as … Continue reading

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BBC’s depute political editor Norman Smith breaks election law

BBC’s Depute Political Editor Norman Smith told viewers in Scotland at 12:06pm on the day of our referendum that there will be massive changes even if we vote NO to Scottish independence. Norman said this during the Daily Politics on … Continue reading

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Miliband, Cameron, BBC, SKY, Scotland’s people wave goodbye

Can’t speak for anyone else, but I’m thoroughly enjoying the fallout from Scotland’s independence referendum. This might strike some people as heartless given how the results lead to so many people caught on camera shedding tears: even senior journalists like … Continue reading

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Scotland on its way to a civil rights movement, international cause celebre

Please sign this petition if you are a democrat: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/page/s/promise-for-Scotland#petition: David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg all signed up to a solemn vow that tied all three parties to a commitment. BBC, SKY, Channel4 News smeared those who predicted … Continue reading

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