Monthly Archives: December 2007

The bestest music

And because the last post was a little serious, something more frivolous for Christmas – an extract from the song that should have been Christmas number one (currently showing during the day on one of the BBC interactive channels – … Continue reading

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Tommy Sheridan and the alphabet soup of Scottish left wing politcs – an update

After the very kind comments on the Scottish Round up on the regular posts on the topic of Tommy Sheridan (although I think “almost obsessive” is a little generous of spirit – my regular reader would dispute the qualifier) a quick Sheridan update.  … Continue reading

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Lockerbie – lest we forget

This time of year is always tainted for me for reasons explained below.  Around this time last year I posted on the Lockerbie disaster, which took place nineteen years ago tonight.  Please indulge me as I substantially repost it. I … Continue reading

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Comrade Donald

 Fans love cross-over stuff, or the idea of cross-over stuff:  Daleks and Cybermen; the Macra and cat-people; Abbot and Costello and Frankenstein; Holby City and Casualty; that American law programme that was all serious and that other American law programme … Continue reading

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Trumpton – the saga continues

Yesterday, the minutes of the meeting between the chief planner and the members of the Trump organisation were published. following a freedom of information request.  I had thought they would be anodyne, because the chief planner would meet other developers … Continue reading

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Here comes a passing bandwagon

The MSPs that have signed up to the motion congratulating some teenager from West Lothian on winning The X Factor so far are S3M-1048 Congratulations to Leon Jackson – Winner of The X Factor 2007 (lodged on 17 December 2007) … Continue reading

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Friends of an independent Wall Street Journal unite behind Tommy

I’m thinking of rebranding: Love and garbage – for all your Tommy Sheridan news The forces against the imperial might of the Murdoch empire have taken steps to defend Tommy Sheridan from the perjury charges that he lied during the defamation … Continue reading

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Tommy Sheridan – opponents see conspiracies too

I have heard of Biased BBC before, but have stayed in Kansas and never ventured into its strange Oz-like world where every utterance by Huw Edwards or Martha Kearney, every word typed on the BBC website, evidences inherent bias against Conservatives … Continue reading

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Come to Aberdeen – we’ll throw our money at you

Were the missing Aberdeen Council blank cheques transported to Aberdeenshire Council offices via an official car?  Did they ever meet any American gentlemen hanging around outside the planning department?  Should the whole of Aberdeen Council be sacked due to this … Continue reading

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Tommy Sheridan – more supporters

A quick google blog search for “Tommy Sheridan” reveals a number of Tommy Sheridan supporters sharing their views on the case. They include Scottish Socialist Freedom here who argues “The charge of perjury against Tommy Sheridan is a political crime by … Continue reading

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Scotland – home of the best small parliament in the world

The motions in the Scottish Parliament are always worth a read.  Lodged last week note S3M-1006 Mary Mulligan: Support for Leon Jackson in The X Factor Final—That the Parliament congratulates Leon Jackson on his outstanding achievement in reaching the final … Continue reading

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Tommy and the journalists

Leading Scottish journalist Iain MacWhirter has written an odd piece on Comment is Free.  He is critical of the police even investigating the TommY Sheridan defamation case, echoing the views of AListair Bonnington in his BBC website article last year. … Continue reading

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Trumpton: some questions

The assembled ranks of the SNP blogosphere have come together, largely in support of the decision to call in the application by Donald Trump to build a housing development of  a hotel and 1000 homes (with a golf course (or … Continue reading

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Tommy Sheridan Caption competition

The picture is via Kevin Williamson.  Any captions?

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Tommy finds support

You know I bang on about benefit data, and donorgate, and [party political content], and civil liberties.  And in the past I’ve posted quite a bit about Tommy Sheridan.  HOwever, I post the following with no comment – other than  to … Continue reading

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Bigfoot caught – a political party speaks

The arrest of Tommy Sheridan earlier this evening has prompted a press release from his erstwhile colleagues in the Scottish Socialist Party.  The press release states, “The SSP notes the arrest today of former member Tommy Sheridan.The Scottish Socialist Party … Continue reading

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For you, Tommy, the war is (very nearly) over

Via Will, and to the surprise of almost one legal observer, news that Tommy Sheridan, the former MSP, has been charged with perjury, a form of contempt of court. Sheridan’s solicitor is Aamer Anwar, who regular readers will know is … Continue reading

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Tommy Sheridan update

It has been some time since I gave you a Tommy Sheridan update but at last, news: a suntanned Glasgow man has been detained this afternoon in the carpark of an Edinburgh based radio station in connection with a perjury investigation by … Continue reading

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New West Lothian question

Leon Jackson from Livingston, West Lothian tonight won TV’s The X Factor, prompting a new West Lothian question.  Do they seriously expect people to buy that crap?

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