The SNP: decline and fall (17)

I haven’t bothered to write on this since January. Not because there hasn’t been stuff, but it’s getting tedious just documenting new episodes in the already massive catalogue of Nat failure. There’s no shortage really, Eck still hoovering up the roubles on Russia Today, despite recent events, Humza’s general hopelessness, the mysteriously poorly photographed Zoomer … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (17)

The NHS: decline and fall?

I’ve worked in the NHS for 32 years, man and boy, so to speak. I don’t do private work, though I don’t have an issue with it ideologically. I admire Bevan and Beveridge who kicked off the whole enterprise in 1948, although I’m pretty sure that they’d be horrified by what much of the NHS … Continue reading The NHS: decline and fall?

The SNP: decline and fall (16)

As 2017 ends, this long running saga is drawing to a close. It’s been 3 months since the last episode, and in truth, not much has happened. Not much in Scotland, that is, although events elsewhere have conspired to put a further dampener on the whole SNP raison d’etre (unless you cynically believe that such … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (16)

The SNP: decline and fall (15 and a half)

I  think this should wait till the Nats’  less than enticing conference in Glasgow is finished, next week. There’s a bit to talk about, not least their ahistorical and opportunistic alliance with the reckless and mad Puigdemont (and the more reasonable Catalan separatists). They’re still on the way down though. Read Stephen Daisley in the … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (15 and a half)

The SNP: decline and fall (15)

Things are ticking over nicely. Three little gems: 48. Unfunny ex MP Eck could be going on tour What is it about the bullying despotic politically inclined type that makes them want to go on stage? Eck is possibly following in the footsteps of gruesome thug Alastair Campbell (1, 2), in selling his tedious schtick for … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (15)

The SNP: decline and fall (14)

This is brief, because not much needs to be said, so complete is the SNP’s descent from the commanding heights (or whatever) of arrogant Holyrood hegemony, to the current state of bickering, embarrassed, low energy, intellectually barren bewilderment.  It didn’t take long. So…. 45. Alex Salmond kindly provides further proof that he is an unfunny, … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (14)

The SNP: decline and fall (13)

The wind has rather gone out of the sails of the whole SNP schtick. Those heady days of 2014 (up to 18th September that year) seem like last century. So it seems a bit harsh to continue to point out their failings. However, I’m up for it. 39. The upper chamber beckons… Here’s a Twitter … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (13)

The SNP: decline and fall (12)

  38.  Things aren’t going too well over in Hyndland and Bute Square. If you’ve sampled any of the earlier blog posts on this topic, you’ll realise that I am neither a fan of the SNP, nor a believer that they will get their alleged goal of independence. I know it’s a minority view and … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (12)

The SNP: decline and fall (11)

37.  And so it came to pass…. It’s nice to be right, and it’s been going on in this blog since last September. I mean the specific issue of SNP failure, rather than just well deserved SNP loathing. Most sentient observers could see it too, but much of the feeble media tended not to dwell … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (11)

The SNP: decline and fall (10)

36 (in a continuing series): Hard facts from intelligent people I am indebted to the legendary patriot @BrianSpanner1 for this absolute gem of brevity and hard fact, taken from a letter to the Scotsman  last July, written by retired law professor Alistair Bonnington. It introduces a refreshing real world analysis to the SNP’s fantasy role-playing as … Continue reading The SNP: decline and fall (10)