Tag: SNP

United Kingdom? Don’t make me laugh.

We are leaving the EU. The referendum is history, the arguments have ended and we must now move forward. Unfortunately, as it happens, it’s not that simple. For starters, the leading Brexiteers have now started to back-pedal on some of the things…

The coming English revolution

Aux barricades, citoyens During a Sunday morning politics show on the BBC (Andrew Marr), the front-man of the successful ‘better together ‘campaign—Alistair Darling, a former Labour party big hitter—agreed with Marr’s statement that there is a quiet uprising against politics…

There may be trouble ahead

May be trouble? In no particular order, we have the forth-coming referendum on Scottish independence, major constitutional changes in the UK whichever way the Scots vote, further EU sanctions against Russia, Obama and friends—if he has any left—about to bomb…

Och aye the (maybe) noo

Some people are annoyed. Some of those people will be Scots who read the title of this piece. Me too. I’m as mad as hell and I won’t have to take it much longer. Those resident in Scotland will have…

The long goodbye?

There were two programs on British TV last night, both looking at the various facets of Scottish Independence. Shock horror! Passions are aroused by the ‘yes or no’ question and some people are being nasty on social media. No shock…

Scotland will say ‘No’

A little history: Those readers who are not UK-based may or may not be aware that Scotland, currently part of the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland) has had a devolved government since 1999. For those really interested…