The Dis-United Kingdom

So much for the so-called United Kingdom!  At various stages over the past few months Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and even some mayors from cities in the North of England have asked for the furlough scheme to be extended and all have been knocked back by the UK Tory Government.  Then suddenly London and the … Continue reading The Dis-United Kingdom

Tory MSP wants to keep public in dark over Coronavirus

Tory MSP Murdo Fraser wants the BBC to stop broadcasting the daily coronavirus briefings from the Scottish Government.  He claims that it’s 'a 30-minute party political broadcast by the SNP, with no opportunity for a response by any other party or contrary views expressed'. Let’s start with the obvious. These are not party-political broadcasts by … Continue reading Tory MSP wants to keep public in dark over Coronavirus

BBC still manipulating the news

BBC Scotland’s Sarah Smith highlighted yet again why journalists are so poorly trusted within Scotland. Her attempts to smear the First Minister by saying (twice apparently) that Nicola Sturgeon was ‘enjoying’ the pandemic as she could set her own lockdown rules, different from the rest of the UK.  Of course, as the First Minister pointed … Continue reading BBC still manipulating the news

How dare you be happy!

The BritNat media really do know how to work themselves into a lather over any little thing!  Their latest outburst was over the reaction of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP when the SNP's Amy Callaghan won her election in East Dunbartonshire.  Amy had come from behind to beat the sitting MP who also happened to … Continue reading How dare you be happy!

Would you trust the Tories with our Parliament?

I think most people in Scotland wouldn't.  Nor would we have much faith in their Brit Nat pals in the Labour and Lib Dem parties.  After all they didn't exactly keep to the promises they made in their infamous vow during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum. Yet according to most of the mainstream media (and … Continue reading Would you trust the Tories with our Parliament?