Author Archives: David J Steele

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Christian | Husband | Dad | Scottish | Social Democrat | Ultravox |

Hold your nerve…

It’s taken over a week for me to come to grips with what is going on with politics in the UK as well as Scotland.  I do apologise for this, however, here goes. Let’s get one thing straight right now; … Continue reading

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Divisive, divisive and thrice divisive…

If ever there was an emptier soundbite than ‘strong and stable leadership’ it has to be ‘divisive referendum’.  It has been repeated so many times by Unionist Party leaders and their lackeys that I’m beginning to think that they genuinely … Continue reading

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Let them have it…

I am sitting here on the other end of a computer staring at a screen and I feel angry, no, make  that…really angry.  Why?  Well, in all honesty, and I can’t believe that I am going to be so blunt … Continue reading

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The great unwashed…

Well it would seem that in Scotland, politically at least, the SNP have become the great unwashed.  No-one wants to work with them.  Arguably, we could agreed that the along with the Greens, Labour and the Liberal Democrats, these parties … Continue reading

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Independence or not…

I’m intrigued by this suggestion from Lesley Riddoch.  Is it possible?  Can the SNP and Scottish Green Party have some kind of joint manifesto? Personally, I remain unconvinced, not out of spite or hatred for either party, far from it.  … Continue reading

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Now the gloves are off…

Bloody hell, I take a few days off for Easter, and missed being able to comment on the great Holyrood boycott from Ruth and her mates.  Ruth Davidson supporting the absolutely ghastly and inhumane rape clause.  Then today, St Theresa … Continue reading

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Under-estimate…

During this last week I have learnt the value in not under-estimating people, on this particular occasion it happens to be my sever year old son. Our eldest son is thirteen and is very bright, academically.  However, recently we had … Continue reading

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