Resetting Indyref2 – A Mistake or Calculated Choice?

So before I start on this blog post, let me make something clear.  This is a post about why I believe we have made a collective error in judgement by ‘resetting’ the legislative plan for Indyref2.

My thoughts are that I fear Nicola Sturgeon putting the legislative process to rest for a while regards Indyref2 is costing Scotland the opportunity to leave the UK behind financially post Brexit. Continue reading

Pay Attention ‘Out of Box Thinkers’ – The Greens Hate You!

As you all know there has been a rash of articles from prominent figures ‘within’ the Yes movement who are calling out people who share a deeper desire for independence than those calling out the behaviour.

The problem I have with it is simple – who the hell are they to tell anyone who wants independence that they are not welcome to the debate? Continue reading

The Gloves are Off Scotland – The Wolves are Coming Out to Play!

So Scotland you have allowed the Wolves to come out to play…

This will be interesting to see where this ends up.  I predict 3 possible different scenarios:

  1. Yes comes together, stronger but under a ‘grass roots’ banner
  2. Yes comes together, weaker but under the SIC/SNP and Green banner
  3. Yes splits, weaker under a ‘grass roots’ and SIC/SNP and Green banner

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We are Patriots first and Nationalists second!

It’s never really sat well with me how the mainstream media, union supporters and SNP opponents use the word nationalist when referring to Independence voters. It’s become a bit of a nick name with a negative connotation to it.

I understand that the SNP are the Scottish NATIONAL Party, however, I don’t like calling myself a nationalist. I much prefer calling myself a patriot. Continue reading

Don’t Let the ‘Union’ Destroy Wings…

It’s nearing the end of the week and I had planned to not write another blog post until next week but given the issues between Common Space, Wings Over Scotland, Kezia Dugdale and others I felt that it was only right to write my opinion on it all.

I’m sure you all know what the issues are so I am not going to rewrite all the quotes and positions that have been taken recently, however, for those of you that don’t know what’s going on, head on over to Wings Over Scotland and Common Space to find out.

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