Now before you read on, this blog post is conjecture. It is not based on ‘hard evidence’, its speculation but in my opinion it is worth-while speculation.
Brexit and the missing £400odd billion really has caused financial alarm across the UK, not that you’d really notice due to the complete lack of volume surrounding the loss of nearly 25% of the entire GDP of the UK. Continue reading
I was looking at some opinion polling the other day and I got thinking about historical independence opinions within Scotland.
The earliest opinions I could see on it were a mixture of Independence versus devolution, independence versus the status quo and full blown independence versus the union. Continue reading
Twitter has been alive with tweets about SNP MSP Maureen Watts £4.68 tax payers funded taxi ride to get to a meeting that was one mile away.
Aiden Kerr, Digital Journalist for STV published this article on it.
Within the article, Aiden quotes (of course) a Scottish Conservative MSP, Miles Briggs as saying… Continue reading
I read a tweet this morning by the excellent Barrhead Boy which said, and I quote
‘Would any Unionist voter out there please, please explain to me why you would keep supporting a system that literally starves our children?’ Continue reading
Simply put, that is what the current UK Government are going to do to stop the independence ‘threat’.
The current ‘negotiations’, if you can call it that, are locked in a stale mate with the EU saying the ball is in UK hands and the UK saying the ball is in the EU’s hands. Continue reading
I commissioned a Twitter poll a week or so ago to gauge public opinion within the independence movement as to how they felt regards independence on the back of the atrocities witnessed in Catalonia.
The results were of no surprise to me. Continue reading
If there are two things the ‘Yes movement’ can take away from the recent and continuing situation in Catalonia it is:
- Any western nation that has a separatist movement that has a strong possibility of voting for and declaring independence will likely be met with trouble, unless it’s on the terms of the over-arching state; and
- Any western nation that has a separatist movement must be organised before it has any chance of possibly voting for and declaring independence.