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Trumpery

You’ve just got to love this! From the Oxford English Dictionary. Definition of trumpery in English: noun (plural trumperies) [mass noun] 1 Attractive articles of little value or use: None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of

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Labour Party in Scotland

The result of general election 2015 in Scotland variously described as cataclysmic, seismic, catastrophic, unprecedented, historic watershed, labour humiliated. A Scottish Lion roaring says Alex Salmond, and David Cameron gets back into number 10 saying “It’s the sweetest victory of

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Three Pictures

Three pictures from today’s press, just about sums up the election to date. From the Guardian – anyone could have written these. The generic promises are something almost no-one could disagree with. So, why bother? The three stooges from the

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Confused?

I have said before in this blog that nuclear weapons are an abomination and an affront to humanity. Not everyone agrees, well that is their prerogative. However it seems that even the Tories are confused. This picture says it all. With

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Latest Scottish Polls

Less than a week to go to Election Day and the polls in Scotland still have the SNP way out in front.   Labour languishes, Lib Dems are nowhere and the Tories show a slight improvement. What does this indicate for

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An Election Thought

Make of this what you will!

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Austerity

Austerity, Austerity there’s nothing like Austerity, There never was a word of such deceitfulness and calumny! (Apologies to T.S. Eliot!) Paul Krugman is a Nobel Prize winning economist with a host of professorships to his name. He has written 20

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