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General Election 2017

  • General Election 2017

    Tweeddale Dumb and Tweedle D

    They are still saying “Strong and stable”. This is like Stepford Wives politics. These people are automatons. And clock this, the bar has been lowered […]

    13th Jun'17 15
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    Guns n Roses

    One of the greatest things about this dire general election was the complete failure of the media to dictate the agenda. News that Rupert Murdoch […]

    Mike Small 12th Jun'17 3
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    Scunnered; election reflections

    Three Scots that bide in newly Tory constituencies reflect oan the result. Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk. 2015, Calum Kerr SNP. 2017, John Lamont Conservative. Berwickshire, […]

    Tammas Clark 11th Jun'17 7
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    Hit the North

    “I think that there is a real possibility that concessions made by the Conservatives to the DUP may force Sinn Féin into a position where […]

    Peter McColl 9th Jun'17 21
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    Election Dawn and Crystal Balls

    I spent most of last night in an impressively improvised TV Studio for Broadcasting Scotland in the same kind of incoherent shock as has been […]

    Peter Arnott 9th Jun'17 32
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    Welcome to Anti Democracy

    This result just deepens the democratic deficit, once again delivering a Tory government that Scotland has voted massively against. But there’s two new elements to […]

    Mike Small 9th Jun'17 17
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    She’s Lying to You

    Our daily election diary …

    Mike Small 6th Jun'17 4
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    George Gunn 6th Jun'17 3
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    Worst Local Campaign of GE2017?

    Who’s running the worst local campaign in this weirder than weird general election? Bella’s competition offers extra points for use of terrible bar charts, leaflet […]

    6th Jun'17 3
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    The Fear Karma

    The recurring theme of the #GE2017 is of an elite scared of any dissent, whether its the Thurrock Lies footage, the censorship of Mr Ethical […]

    Mike Small 5th Jun'17 6
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    Ruth Davidson is Toast

    Ruth Davidson is a duplicitous politician and when her party fails big after this wildly-incompetent grasping farce of a campaign she will be left exposed […]

    Mike Small 31st May'17 33
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    Blue Order

    The media have been salivating in recent days about the prospect of a Tory revival in Scotland. There’s been much speculation about what has been […]

    Mike Small 10th May'17 33
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    Stability for the Precariat?

    Christopher Silver on the generation wars of our political era. If a week is a long time in politics a lifetime must seem interminable. Yet […]

    Christopher Silver 10th May'17 2

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