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Ponder this, if you will.

How odd, nothing on the BBC news or web at 11am on 12th of July. This is from © The ferret. Backed by Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, but boycotted by Westminster, 122 countries have agreed a treaty for the “irreversible

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Posted in CND, Comment, News, Nuclear Disamament, Politics, Rage, The Ferret, United Nations, Westminster

MPs & Trident

These are MPs who couldn’t be bothered to vote on Trident for whatever reason. They should be ashamed of themselves. Many billions will now be spent on these abominations while the NHS is starved of funds, while the poor and

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Posted in Comment, Nuclear Disamament, Parliament, Politics, Waste, Westminster

Part two – 56 + 1 + 1 + 1 =?

Before moving on to look at the Lib Dems and the Conservatives, here are a few last thoughts on the Labour party. So far four MPs have announced that they will stand for the leadership of the Labour Party, Yvette

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Democracy, Economics, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, Nuclear Disamament, Parliament, Politics, Scotland, SNP, Tory Party, UK Election

Part one – 56 + 1 + 1 + 1 =?

56 + 1 + 1 + 1 =?; no its not some arcane formula for the timing of the end of the world as we know it, though according to a few commentators it’s pretty close.  In case you missed

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Democracy, Economics, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, Nuclear Disamament, Parliament, Politics, SNP, Tory Party, UK Election

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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Posted in CND, Coalition, Comment, Democracy, Election Debate, News, Nuclear Disamament, Sharing, Tories, UK Election, Westminster

Reasons to be Cheerful

Elections on both sides of the Atlantic have dominated the news cycle over the last couple of days. Hilary Clinton, looking a bit like everybody’s favourite, folksy granny, launched her bid to be the democratic candidate for the presidency of

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Election Debate, Environment, Nuclear Disamament, Politics, Scotland, Sharing, UK Election, USA Election

Scottish Politics and Nuclear Weapons

Support among the voters for maintaining Trident has been on the decline in Scotland for many years. An opinion poll in 2013 showed support for a Trident replacement at a mere 14%. A more recent poll taken in 2014 showed

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Posted in Comment, News, Politics, Scotland, Sharing
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