Posts Tagged ‘ Independence ’

Stop the theatrical and get down to the facts!

August 4, 2012
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I was listening today to a program about climate change and it struck me that the doom merchants and naysayers of climate change have each done themselves and their arguments a disservice. The argument has become a black and white “Oh No it isn’t!” “Oh Yes it is” pantomime. The problem being that each group…

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Time for a grown up debate

May 8, 2012
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It is time to say thanks to Alex Salmond for bringing us to a point where there will be a referendum. It is also time to remove the reins of the referendum campaign from him and from the SNP as almost sole persuaders. It belongs to all the people of Scotland. In the 2 years…

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Keeping it simple

February 1, 2012
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I have an admission to make, up until a few years ago I was fairly ambivalent about independence. My politics were Labour and socialist, until Labour abandoned any pretence at socialism, at which point I abandoned Labour (many moons ago now). I still believe that a form of socialism is the way forward for Scotland…

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What I thought before