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SNP MPs wear the little white rose of fascist gesture politics

THE LITTLE white rose on display in the House of Commons yesterday was a metaphor for the SNP’s transparent gesture politics says “vacuous cynic” Longshanker: 600 more words

Culture

Some lessons learned

Some weeks have elapsed since the UK General Election; time to reflect and learn some lessons and sound a warning. 706 more words

UK Policy

The SNP and that pesky EU referendum

I’m not sure how much I’m looking forward to the UK government’s EU referendum promised for 2017. One referendum in a generation (© A Salmond) was enough for me. 872 more words

Exclusive: Salmond takes on role of Named Person for vulnerable Scots MPs

SCOTLAND’S latest Named Person legislation will prove useful for vulnerable Scots MPs still finding their feet in the “scary” Tory haunted chambers of ‘Westmonster':

By Consol Idate-Powerbase… 352 more words

Media

Newzoids delivers everything except humour

A brand-new show for ITV. Likened to the fabulous Spitting Image, this puppetering frenzy should have been a roaring success. And perhaps for some elements it may have been. 273 more words

That Mandela : Salmond comparison

New Statesman: Historical figure you identify with?
Alex Salmond: Nelson Mandela

… at lunch with the New Statesman 24 March 2015: menu – fish, chips, mushy peas and pink champagne…

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Alex Salmond and the civil service: bias and selective deafness

Two headlines caught my eye yesterday.

In The National (strapline – ‘The newspaper that supports an independent Scotland’)

Untenable: Calls for top civil servant Sir Nicholas Macpherson to resign over referendum letter…

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