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What Scot in a black hat is a CosaNostradamus - most of his predictions off-beam, but one recent one probably spot on? I know, nae fear ...
#Team56 "..you appointed your junior Minister from amongst the ranks of unelected House of Lords .. http://moriduraalt.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/the-conduct-of-scottish-questions-in.html … - @PeteforPerth
#Capitalism "The upholders of capitalism are dreamers and visionaries who do evil with the best intentions." George Bernard Shaw, 1944 #ScotlandOffice Break out the pith helmets for David Mundell, Anna Soubry, Andrew Dunlop - and a plume for David. Taking the pith out of us? #ScottishOffice David Mundell, Anna Soubry, Andrew Dunlop - the sole Scottish Tory MP, an English Tory MP and an unelected Tory Lord. G-sus! #Team56 The conduct of Scottish Questions in the new Parliament – Peter Wishart’s letter http://moriduraalt.blogspot.co.uk/ - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Dunlop,_Baron_Dunlop@PeteforPerth … #rottenUK This is the Lord ennobled for the purpose of giving David Mundell a unelected deputy in Scotland Office https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Dunlop,_Baron_Dunlop … #Chilcot If you can't blow a whistle, leak a document - get the truth out somehow. UK electorate - and the world - have a right to know.
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#Chilcot Surely there's a whistle blower somewhere in Chilcot Inquiry team? If ever democracy demanded that a whistle be blown, it's this #Chilcot 'Maxwellisation' is strangling democratic and legal accountability. Don't let the lawyers deny you the truth.
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"Scotland remains the only nation, state or region to have oil discovered in its waters and receive no direct benefit" IAIN MACWHIRTE
#Chilcot report into Iraq war 'unlikely to be published for another year http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/chilcot-report-into-the-iraq-war-unlikely-to-be-published-for-another-year-10318410.html …
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IMcW Scots get angry about press reports on Scotland's alleged inability to finance independence: think it's just running their country down
#UKonFFA says"unlike any other small country in Europe, Scotland's uniquely incapable of running own affairs and managing own economy" IMacW
"relentless warnings in press about deficits,black holes didn't stop SNP winning the biggest landslide in election history" IAIN MACWHIRTER
Westominster and unionist demonised Alex Salmond before GE2015. They overlooked 'Saint Nicola' (attribute to George Foulkes!) in the process
#FFA "When the SNP did then put down an amendment [FFA] to this effect four days later, the critics did a handbrake turn" IAIN MACWHIRTER #NicolainNewYork Nicol Sturgeon flew to the USA. She walked back - on water. #Team56 #FFA Stewart Hosie on FFA - Sunday Politics Scotland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xibNDAq4cmk … - See Iain Macwhirter analysis http://www.heraldscotland.com/comment/columnists/like-project-fear-fiscal-autonomy-scare-stories-demean-scotland-and-harm-the-unio.128852896 … #Westminster TIMES RED BOX: House of Commons is collapsing. Guy Fawkes smiles bleakly - all he had to do was wait ...
#ChilcotInquiry The devastating revelations can be delayed indefinitely - there will always be another election or referendum to be dodged.
IndepOnSunday reveals that
#ChilcotInquiry won't report for yet another year. That takes revelations safely past Holyrood 2016 elections! #SunPolScot I don't support Ken Macintosh but he's an intelligent politician. He showed the total irrelevance Brewer's neo-Paxman style. #BigQuestions This is a grossly imbalanced discussion. Phalanx of academics, Henry Jackson Soc, Barrow-in-Furness MP - vested interests #BigQuestions Listening to the frontline of glib WMD defenders, I must now redefine military/industrial complex to include academic complex. #Team56 #starkey The Unspeakable Starkey speaks again on his favourite topic Scotland and SNP http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3123370/TV-historian-David-Starkey-branded-serial-utterer-bile-bilge-likening-SNP-Nazis.html …
#Team56 Alex Salmond likes the idea of conducting interviews vertically a la Borgen. Some Labour politicians and Lords tended to horizontal.
Marr Show concludes as always with predictably unoriginal, derivative music, limited harmonies, banal lyrics, conventional instrumentation.
After 1707 Scots were systematically conditioned to expect little, be satisfied with less. Process reverses 1999-2015 and continues to indy
#Team56 #SNP #renewables Tory hypocrisy over windfarms "horrendous" http://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/scottish-politics/tory-hypocrisy-over-windfarms-horrendous.128882913 … #Team56 #SNP #indtref2 If George (Nae Fear!) the Hat tells us we'll be independent in five years, it must be true! http://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/scottish-politics/scotland-will-be-independent-in-five-years-says-arch-unionist-george-gall.128885204 …