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The Caring Face Of Britain – I Don’t Think!

It has started. David Cameron has had an overall majority for five days and we are already pumping out the warning signs of Tory lack of compassion. This time it is African and middle-eastern refugees.

Can you imagine for a moment what it would be like to be one of those poor people risking your life and that of your family to get across the Mediterranean to the safety of Europe. An escape from countries which Britain and the west have turned into civil disaster zones.

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Have They All Gone Mad? We’re Living In A Hovel!

I want to introduce a concept to you. Imagine the country is your home. It is made up of the bricks and mortar, the roof, the inner walls and windows. It includes certain essential living items like a cooker, central heating, fridge, carpets, beds, furniture and within that we place our luxuries such as televisions, stereo system, food mixers, microwave, cutlery, glasses, wine, food, overseas holidays, new cars, dining out etc.

This is, of course, extremely simplified, but I just want you to consider a relatively simple analogy.

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Ed Miliband – Hopeless, Simply Hopeless

Ed Miliband, hopeless, simply hopelessI have been saying, since this clown was elected, that he is the wrong man for the job. His brother would have been a far better choice.

Now it is so near the election a change could be a disaster. On the other hand a change now could inspire labour voters to switch allegiance back from SNP in Scotland and over from UKIP in the rest of the UK. There are a number of good options including Cooper.

Hopefully, sooner rather than later the idiots supporting UKIP will realise that it would be a total disaster if the UK left Europe. The promised referendum is a nonsense, too, because the strength of arguments for staying in Europe are overwhelming. It’s just a waste of public money.

British politics seem to be in a total mess at the moment and it is difficult to see any really promising outcome in the near future.

Final Considerations On Polling Day – Essential Matters

The first question you need to ask yourself if you planning not to vote or to vote NO is what sort of country in which you wish to live?

You can live in a country that gets governed by a government it votes for about a third of the time or a country which always gets the government for which it votes. Quite simple that one.

In my memory (I’m 66) Scotland has always been a country with a social conscience, wanting to look after the sick, the disabled, the underprivileged and protect the old and infirm. People in need have always been a priority among the majority of Scottish politicians of all parties. It seems to be in the Scottish nature. We all know that these principles are currently being undermined by a Westminster government which prefers to spend money on English high speed rail lines and Trident while it sends Scottish citizens to the food banks and imposes a bedroom tax on disabled people whose needs mean that they cannot sleep in the same room as their married partners.  The Scottish Government has mitigated this by stealing money from other parts of their Westminster hand-out to compensate those people so that they don’t have to have all the anxiety of moving away from their friends to a smaller property. In fact there are no smaller properties and so they just get the financial penalty.

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Serious BBC Bias! URGENT – PLEASE SHARE AND RETWEET

I have had the feeling all day that the BBC news has been showing more positive news for the No campaign than for the Yes campaign so at 8pm tonight (Tuesday 9th September) I decided to time the amount of time given to each.

First there was 14 seconds of Yes items at 8.01pm

The subject then came up at 8.05pm and ran through to 8.14pm This was the split with Y being yes, N being no and = being neutral. The figures are in seconds.

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Scots Lead Puts The Fear Of God Into Osbourne & The Tories

The latest poll shows YES ahead by a couple of points and what happens?

Immediately we see panic among the NO campaigners and the chancellor, this morning, says they will now be publishing a package of new devolved powers. If this was a serious offer it should have been made before postal votes, like mine, were sent in. It is obviously a panic measure because it hasn’t been published until sometime next week.

This shows exactly how serious the government is to seriously consider extra devolved powers. Now we await their concocted new measures. More fool anyone who believes them.

Of course it is only one poll, but it certainly seems to have put real fear into the Tories. They can see all the resources Westminster has previously exploited slipping away from them and their greedy business partners. Here’s the poll report.