All very nice, but…

All very nice, but…

Lovely! It’s great that Common Weal is doing this work. But it would be unfortunate, to say the least, if the question at the heart of the constitutional issue were to be obscured by a plethora of policy options. That core question is not about what kind of social...
Are we that stupid, sadly some of us are.

Are we that stupid, sadly some of us are.

I saw this today and had a wee laugh, but also a chill went up my back, is Scotland that stupid, sadly it might be. It appears that Colonel Tankstraddler (thanks Pete A Bell for that name) is telling her MSPs and MPs to prepare for government. Apparently the Colonel...
NOW IS THE TIME AND NOW IS THE HOUR

NOW IS THE TIME AND NOW IS THE HOUR

Well? What are you waiting for? Some magical independence fairy to come along and wave a magic wand, or the Ghosts of Bruce and Wallace and Calgacus to appear among us and drive us on? It is not going to happen. Nor is it going to happen if we sit on our bahookies and...
Saving Kezia

Saving Kezia

I’m reluctant to give much credence to an individual who believes in federalism – which is to Scotland’s constitutional issue as homeopathy is to medicine – but Henry McLeish raises an interesting point. Interesting, that is, in that it relates to a recent private...
Scotland – Let’s Talk Currency!

Scotland – Let’s Talk Currency!

I ran a Twitter poll on Saturday and the results are in.  Bear in mind that it wasn’t possible to have more than four options so I ran with the four most likely (option 4 being achieved post two years in the ERM with our own currency and an ‘adequate’ deficit). To be...