January 18, 2019

Sturgeon is up to her usual tricks once again, this time calling not just for one new referendum, but for two. Now she wants the UK to hold another EU referendum on top of another referendum on Scottish independence. Sturgeon is the ultimate sore loser but unfortunatel...

October 19, 2018

Ever since the EU referendum in June 2016, the SNP have looked rather lost and irrelevant. For years they had whipped up their supporters with the rhetoric of freedom and independence, only to then find themselves arguing for the whole of the United Kingdom to remain s...

August 25, 2018

The concept of a homologous Scotland is a myth, historically and contemporaneously.

It is a recurring theme of nationalism, Scots, Welsh and Irish, that there is no such thing as a homologous U.K. They assert that in fact the British Isles consists of three separate nat...

July 22, 2018

There has been much fuss made (mostly by the SNP) recently after Scottish Nationalist MPs tabled a motion in the House of Commons that tried to assert the ultimate sovereignty of the Scottish people over everything else, and that this gave them the right to call refere...

April 25, 2018

Since the SNP came to power at Holyrood in 2007 they have proved a great disappointment to those who believed their promises of change. For those who have always opposed them, their poor performance in power is no surprise, and was always expected from what is at heart...

June 30, 2017

The recent General Election results in Scotland were wonderful news for all unionists. With the SNP losing over one third of their MPs in a single dramatic night, the very unrepresentative result delivered in the election of 56 SNP MPs two years ago was finally correct...

April 29, 2017

As Scottish voters go to the polls for the seventh time in just three years, many will identify with the sentiments of Bristol pensioner Brenda, who’s shocked and exasperated reaction to news of another General Election so captured the public mood. If English voters ar...

December 1, 2016

Showing her usual disregard for her duty in managing the domestic affairs that her office of First Minister demands (and indeed the provisions of the 1998 Scotland Act which state that foreign policy is a matter reserved to Westminster), Sturgeon’s latest trip has take...

October 17, 2016

No doubt wary of being tarred with the nastier aspects of nationalism, the SNP have gone to great lengths to portray themselves as a progressive, liberal and left-wing party. This is an important part of their narrative which is so central to the nationalist movement:...

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