If in doubt, give both your votes to the SNP is NEVER bad advice.
Two issues must be addressed at this conference. One of which doesn’t appear on the provisional agenda at all and the other which appears only in as a dessicated husk sucked dry of meaning and effect by those whose personal or factional interests are best served by conference being rendered meaningless and ineffectual.
Mike Russell notes that the primary duty of the Scottish Parliament and its Members is to serve the people of Scotland and protect their interests. One would hope and expect this to be no more than a statement of the obvious. We would tend to assume that this is a sentiment with which every MSP … Continue reading Crunch time!
If I had entertained any doubts that Acronym for Independence was never going to lure the established parties into their web those doubts were very effectively dispelled when I was treated to the unedifying spectacle of their representatives participating in an online debate a few weeks ago.
I watch Mr Blackford at the dispatch box as he does his indignation shtick to an audience of disappearing British backs and I am put in mind of Kruschev at the United Nations banging his shoe on the lectern to emphasise his point.
Having heard John Swinney speak on the subject of the financial framework negotiations at the weekend, I am more convinced than ever that we have the right man in place. A man who can be relied upon to tenaciously defend Scotland’s interests. A man who will not be intimidated by the looming might of the … Continue reading With us? Or against us?
I don’t often comment on polls. I find it a bit of a pointless exercise. Such comments as I see on independence referendum-related polling usually fall into two categories. There’s the endlessly analytical poring over the minutiae of the data that looks like a hell of a lot of work only to be rendered irrelevant … Continue reading Looking behind the polls