Monday, 9 December 2013

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Munguin's Republic: SHOULD MPS BE GIVEN A PAY RISE NOW?

Munguin's Republic: SHOULD MPS BE GIVEN A PAY RISE NOW?: I’m at something of a loss to understand the plaintive cry of David Cameron that he cannot do anything about the pay rise proposed for MP...

Sign for Scotland: Dome sweet dome

Sign for Scotland: Dome sweet dome: Those of us who have been in the ‘Yes’ campaign for a while will be familiar with this argument:   ‘Spending in Scotland is higher than i...

Monday, 2 December 2013

Munguin's Republic: THE SHEER GENIUS OF DANNY AND GIDEON

Munguin's Republic: THE SHEER GENIUS OF DANNY AND GIDEON: The public has been asking for a long time now, that something be done to reduce the scandalous number of people living in fuel poverty, ...

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Sign for Scotland: Nobody Wants You (so please stay with us!)

Sign for Scotland: Nobody Wants You (so please stay with us!): The phrase ‘too small, too poor, too stupid’ has been used to describe the principle arguments against Scottish Independence.   I feel that ...

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Munguin's Republic: A STATEMENT FROM CHARLES GRAY...

Munguin's Republic: A STATEMENT FROM CHARLES GRAY...: ...in support of the Labour voice in the independence campaign.  This was written exclusively for use for Labour for Independence.   (P...

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Munguin's Republic: OVER TO YOU BT...WHY ARE WE BETTER TOGETHER?

Munguin's Republic: OVER TO YOU BT...WHY ARE WE BETTER TOGETHER?: In a reply to the video of Ian Brotherhood and his colleagues from the Scottish Socialist Party, Councillor Braveheart wrote the following:...

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Munguin's Republic: MORE LIES FROM NO

Munguin's Republic: MORE LIES FROM NO: By Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp The unionist myth that the UK subsidises Scotland is one of the greatest confidence tricks in political history....

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Friday, 25 October 2013

fazzledown: Big Six UK utility companies

fazzledown: Big Six UK utility companies: What are the 'Big Six' then? They are the six main companies we in the UK have very little (as in no) choice but to buy our gas and/...

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Logic's Rock: We Don't Need no Revolution.

Logic's Rock: We Don't Need no Revolution.: I couldn't count myself as Russell Brand's greatest fan, but he obviously has a passion for popular sovereignty. We in Scot...

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Friday, 18 October 2013

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

SCOT goes POP!: UK government keeping it unreal

SCOT goes POP!: UK government keeping it unreal: From the BBC yesterday - "The new Scottish Secretary reckoned David Cameron should not take part in TV debates about the 2014 referen...

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Monday, 30 September 2013

Munguin's Republic: LETTER FROM FINLAND

Munguin's Republic: LETTER FROM FINLAND: Helsinki, Finland 2013 Dear Friend, I'm a bit of an outsider, not being a Scot. However, I lived in Scotland for several y...

Munguin's Republic: MS LAMONT, WITH HER ACCUSATIONS OF VIRUS, MIGHT DO...

Munguin's Republic: MS LAMONT, WITH HER ACCUSATIONS OF VIRUS, MIGHT DO...: A RUSSIAN businessman,Alexander Temerko, donated £90,000 for a ­sculpture of David Cameron – months after his energy firm received £4.5mi...

Munguin's Republic: MS LAMONT, WITH HER ACCUSATIONS OF VIRUS, MIGHT DO...

Munguin's Republic: MS LAMONT, WITH HER ACCUSATIONS OF VIRUS, MIGHT DO...: A RUSSIAN businessman,Alexander Temerko, donated £90,000 for a ­sculpture of David Cameron – months after his energy firm received £4.5mi...

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Lallands Peat Worrier: Victim Fantasies

Lallands Peat Worrier: Victim Fantasies: "Now we see the violence inherent in the system! Help, help. I'm being oppressed!"  Victim fantasies seem to have become ...

fazzledown: Cowardly antics

fazzledown: Cowardly antics: If you want an example of craven cowardice, grasping desperation and out-and-out thick-headed attention seeking you wouldn't go far wron...

Monday, 16 September 2013

Logic's Rock: Photo Opps for Lonely People

Logic's Rock: Photo Opps for Lonely People: Well, here it comes: Better Together's much-heralded Big Push to mark 1 year to go to the referendum. Yes Scotland activists have been ...

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Munguin's Republic: Erm...I'VE NOTHING MUCH TO SAY...

Munguin's Republic: Erm...I'VE NOTHING MUCH TO SAY...: David Cameron and Alex Salmond were both invited to write a piece for the Sunday Herald, explaining their views on independence. A page w...

Munguin's Republic: CHARLIE GETS GOLD...

Munguin's Republic: CHARLIE GETS GOLD...: For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that...

Logic's Rock: David Cameron on Scottish Independence

Logic's Rock: David Cameron on Scottish Independence: David Cameron was invited by The Sunday Herald to write a piece defending the Union to sit opposite a piece by Alec Salmond. Both the P...

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Logic's Rock: Wings & Waffle about LGBT Issues.

Logic's Rock: Wings & Waffle about LGBT Issues.: Wings over Scotland's Rev. Stuart Campbell's (almost) comprehensive fisking of Duncan Hothersall 's opening remarks at the Eq...

Munguin's Republic: I WONDER WHERE SCOTLAND WOULD BE ON THE LIST

Munguin's Republic: I WONDER WHERE SCOTLAND WOULD BE ON THE LIST: Ranking of happiness: Top 20 Denmark The top five happiest countries in the world were Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherland...

Monday, 9 September 2013

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Munguin's Republic: BLOODY IDIOT!

Munguin's Republic: BLOODY IDIOT!: This royal throne of kings, this sceptr’d isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fo...

Saturday, 7 September 2013

Logic's Rock: Psychopathic Delusions of Grandeur

Logic's Rock: Psychopathic Delusions of Grandeur: Don't get me wrong, I'm proud of the role Scotland, the UK, the Empire, the Commonwealth and our allies played in World War 2.  I&#...

Munguin's Republic: GET ANOTHER JOB; GET TWO JOBS. SOME MPs HAVE GOT S...

Munguin's Republic: GET ANOTHER JOB; GET TWO JOBS. SOME MPs HAVE GOT S...: The Tories and their Liberal Democrat (!?!) friends march relentlessly on with a programme of persecution of people who are unfortunate enou...

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Munguin's Republic: SNAPS ON SUNDAY

Munguin's Republic: SNAPS ON SUNDAY: (YOU THOUGHT I'D FORGOTTEN) Gotta love Alistair 5 homes... A bit cruel  and heartless for a dalek Many a true word spoken...

SNmr: Onslaught

SNmr: Onslaught: I've just had the chance to catch up with Scotland Tonight from Thursday evening (available online for a limited time) and the 3 person...

Friday, 23 August 2013

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Sunday, 18 August 2013

SCOT goes POP!: Forget the Neverendum, here comes the No campaign'...

SCOT goes POP!: Forget the Neverendum, here comes the No campaign'...: I've finally got round to listening to the package about the WoS/Panelbase poll that was broadcast on Good Morning Scotland yesterday....

Munguin's Republic: THIS AND THAT...

Munguin's Republic: THIS AND THAT...: The Coalition parties appeared to be too scared to defend their controversial welfare reforms, after opting out of a televised debate on ...

Friday, 16 August 2013

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Logic's Rock: People Power - Two Crowdfunding Successes

Logic's Rock: People Power - Two Crowdfunding Successes: There were two major Scottish successes this week for Crowdfunding. For the uninitiated, this is the process whereby someone decides to do ...

Munguin's Republic: ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR CRIMINALS EVERYWHERE

Munguin's Republic: ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR CRIMINALS EVERYWHERE: As a person who has worked helping disadvantaged people into work, including working at one stage in close partnership with our local pris...

Friday, 9 August 2013

Munguin's Republic: SNAPS FOR SATURDAY

Munguin's Republic: SNAPS FOR SATURDAY: Who? Lamont, you say? Hmmmm, nope. No one of that name here, is there Donald? If your kids ever ask you how to get on in life... here&...

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Munguin's Republic: JUST FOR A LAUGH

Munguin's Republic: JUST FOR A LAUGH: These are from an American book called 'Disorder in the Courts' and are things people actually said in court, word for word,...

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Munguin's Republic: GOOD GIFT TO GEORGIE

Munguin's Republic: GOOD GIFT TO GEORGIE: Munguin's Republic  heartily approves of the gift given to George Cambridge by the Scottish government.  He has been presented with ...

Munguin's Republic: GOOD GIFT TO GEORGIE

Munguin's Republic: GOOD GIFT TO GEORGIE: Munguin's Republic  heartily approves of the gift given to George Cambridge by the Scottish government.  He has been presented with ...

Saturday, 3 August 2013

Friday, 2 August 2013

Munguin's Republic: OH DEAR, RUTH

Munguin's Republic: OH DEAR, RUTH: Click to enlarge. Whilst Better Together (including the Conservatives) argue that SNP members are "infiltrators" if they appea...

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Munguin's Republic: SATURDAY SNAPS

Munguin's Republic: SATURDAY SNAPS: Before we get on to the snaps, I'd like to draw your attention to a new publication by our own (our very own) Pa Broon. To raise more mo...

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Friday, 19 July 2013

Munguin's Republic: HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?

Munguin's Republic: HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?: She’s not really my kind of singer, but no one could deny, surely, that Susan Boyle has a wonderful voice.  Be that as it may, I'...

Thursday, 18 July 2013

fazzledown: Alex Salmond smells of wee

fazzledown: Alex Salmond smells of wee: Do you know, I wasn't going to bother writing this, but I came up with the title and thought; how could I not. So - as ever on this bl...

Monday, 15 July 2013

Munguin's Republic: LABOUR OR TORIES... SAME MUCK, DIFFERENT PAIL

Munguin's Republic: LABOUR OR TORIES... SAME MUCK, DIFFERENT PAIL: I was reading an article in the New Statesman about how Labour is trying to out-Tory the Tories on the benefits cap (something that reall...

Sunday, 14 July 2013

Logic's Rock: Project Fear Giving Itself the Jitters?

Logic's Rock: Project Fear Giving Itself the Jitters?: It seems Oddbod Blair McDougall's Carry on Screaming strategy may be backfiring on his own support: " Better Together chief warns o...

Munguin's Republic: FOXY SAYS...

Munguin's Republic: FOXY SAYS...: From the Daily Mirror   I thought this was pretty funny and worth a read, even if it has lost its topicality now. Dear MPs, How are you...

Friday, 12 July 2013

Logic's Rock: Captain Darling Tries to Polish the Turd

Logic's Rock: Captain Darling Tries to Polish the Turd: Don't get too excited, he fails miserably as all turd-polishers do. Following on from Yesterday's pre-release of key points of h...

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Munguin's Republic: DON'T LET THEM DO IT AGAIN

Munguin's Republic: DON'T LET THEM DO IT AGAIN: *Click to enlarge Well, that worked marvellously well for us, that 1979 thing. Listen to another Eton Tory Boy, Earl Home, Sir Alec Dou...

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Logic's Rock: Harmony in Chaos

Logic's Rock: Harmony in Chaos: They're planning for indifference, They're talking their own version of the tune. Standing round in silent queues, We're fig...

Friday, 21 June 2013

SNmr: We've heard it all before - Mark II

SNmr: We've heard it all before - Mark II: The excellent visit of William Hague to Scotland yesterday got me reminiscing. Mr Hague's purpose in Scotland was not to spread happines...

Monday, 10 June 2013

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Gauging Govan: On Drunkard, Thug and Fanatic, George Foukes

Gauging Govan: On Drunkard, Thug and Fanatic, George Foukes: The increasingly hysterical George Foulkes, a Labour parliamentarian most noted for his drunken battering of a police officer , has complai...

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

SCOT goes POP!: The Omniscare

SCOT goes POP!: The Omniscare: Hello, I am Robert MacDonald, guest poster. I yearn for the day I can get rid of Alex Salmond - by voting Yes in 2014. But what will that s...

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Munguin's Republic: NORWAY, AS SEEN BY SOMEONE WHO WORKED THERE...

Munguin's Republic: NORWAY, AS SEEN BY SOMEONE WHO WORKED THERE...: The other day I wrote a  piece on Norway's National Day, which received few comments, probably because there wasn't that much to sa...

Munguin's Republic: NIGEL, THE GIFT THAT KEEPS GIVING

Munguin's Republic: NIGEL, THE GIFT THAT KEEPS GIVING: RISING support for UKIP and English opposition to membership of the EU could tip Scotland towards independence, according to a new poll. ...

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Monday, 29 April 2013

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Munguin's Republic: A CHALLENGE TO "NO" VOTING READERS

Munguin's Republic: A CHALLENGE TO "NO" VOTING READERS: I'd wish someone in the unionist camp would give us some good reasons to stay in the UK. I've listened over the years to Labour ...

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Munguin's Republic: RANDOM THOUGHTS

Munguin's Republic: RANDOM THOUGHTS: This from the  Facebook Page  of YES to an Independent Scotland: I do believe that the "No" campaign might have been trying ...

Munguin's Republic: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM ICELAND?

Munguin's Republic: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM ICELAND?: You'll probably remember Iceland.  It was the NATO founder member (without nuclear weapons) that Gordon Brown described as terrorist...

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Gauging Govan: Better Together's Rightist Inspirations

Gauging Govan: Better Together's Rightist Inspirations: I blogged a couple of days ago on the National Collective 's revelations that fully half of the anti-Scotland campaign's funding ca...

Monday, 8 April 2013

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Peter A Bell: Independence: Day One not Year Zero

Peter A Bell: Independence: Day One not Year Zero: March 2016: Doomsday for Scotland? The campaign to deny Scotland the normal constitutional status of a sovereign nation is inherently i...

Thursday, 28 March 2013

SNmr: We've heard it all before

SNmr: We've heard it all before: We’ve heard it all before on oil & gas. The No parties saying one thing in public (that oil wealth is a bad thing for Scotland) but anot...

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Munguin's Republic: EVEN IN JAPAN THEY KNOW THE TRUTH:

Munguin's Republic: EVEN IN JAPAN THEY KNOW THE TRUTH:: Scots have nothing to lose going the ‘indy’ route BY  IAIN ROBERTSON THE JAPAN TIMES GLASGOW, SCOTLAND –  Yes. The country is f...

Friday, 22 March 2013

Munguin's Republic: EVEN IN JAPAN THEY KNOW THE TRUTH:

Munguin's Republic: EVEN IN JAPAN THEY KNOW THE TRUTH:: Scots have nothing to lose going the ‘indy’ route BY  IAIN ROBERTSON THE JAPAN TIMES GLASGOW, SCOTLAND –  Yes. The country is f...

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Saturday, 26 January 2013

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Munguin's Republic: ISN'T HE JUST VOMIT INDUCING?

Munguin's Republic: ISN'T HE JUST VOMIT INDUCING?: The notion, Mr Davidson, that anyone in Scotland is celebrating the death of Englishmen (or Scots, who were also killed) at any battle, a...

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Munguin's Republic: WELL, WELL, WELL...

Munguin's Republic: WELL, WELL, WELL...: TRIDENT nuclear bombs are too risky to be based in the south of England, but it’s fine for Scotland, according to the UK government. T...