Lives matter more than share prices.

Hundreds, if not a thousand and more, people are dying everyday due to Coronavirus (Covid -19). The inadequate response from the UK Government who initially wanted to get ‘herd immunity’ to this virus by risking thousands of lives has been responsible for many of the deaths we are now seeing. It quite telling that one … Continue reading Lives matter more than share prices.

Trump comes to town …

Well, not really but campaigns against him have sprung up across the UK and especially in Scotland where protesters in Glasgow and Edinburgh have shown the world their contempt for the US President. To remind us of just how obnoxious Mr Trump is, Mhairi Black MP’s column in this Saturday’s National newspaper listed some of … Continue reading Trump comes to town …

Another Hiccup for Mundell!

I don’t drink gin but I know someone who does.  They like to try as many as possible but particularly favour trying Scottish gins, after all Scotland now produces something like 70% of all the gins made in the UK.  You would think that many Scots would favour their local produce, after all it helps … Continue reading Another Hiccup for Mundell!

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?

What is the point of the Labour Party?

Seriously, what is the point of the Labour Party these days? After copying SNP demands for a House of Commons debate on the Prime Minister's bloodlust in Syria, Labour were granted an emergency debate on Syria on 16th April.  This debate was mainly about whether the Tory Government should have consulted Parliament before launching any … Continue reading What is the point of the Labour Party?

To Hell with War … and the UK

Yet another British Prime Minister has taken the country into an illegal war or is it just a conflict or a targeted strike?  Whatever the spin doctors call it, there will be people – civilians – men, women and children – who will have suffered and died from Theresa May’s decision to hang onto the … Continue reading To Hell with War … and the UK