Stroke recovery update

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Stroke recovery update I thought it was about time that I gave everyone an update on how my recovery is going since the stroke. It’s now been four months since the stroke, and although I’m still experiencing significant issues, I’m definitely doing much better than I could have hoped just a few weeks ago. I no longer use the walking stick at all inside the house, but still rely on it when venturing outdoors – not that we are able to do that… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Stroke recovery update

Yes times eighteen

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Yes times eighteen We’ve had yet another opinion poll showing a substantial majority for Yes. Today’s poll for the Scotsman, carried out by Savanta ComRes, has Yes on 57% and no on 43%. When the don’t knows and undecideds are removed, there’s still a majority for independence, Yes is on 51%, No is on a mere 38 %, and don’t knows/ undecideds on 10%. The headline figure of 57% for yes is a 1% drop on the 58% recorded for yes in the… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Yes times eighteen

British nationalist poutrage won’t stop Scottish democracy

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug British nationalist poutrage won’t stop Scottish democracy The stench of British nationalist desperation is overwhelming. With seventeen opinion polls in a row showing a majority for independence, and equally consistent indications that the SNP is on course to trounce The Conservatives, Labour, and the LibDems in this year’s Scottish elections after promising to deliver another independence referendum,a referendum which the independence movement is highly likely to win, the parties of the British establishment and their allies have all but given up on making a case for the… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug […]

Act Two of Brexit is about to begin: Scotland leaving the UK

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Act Two of Brexit is about to begin: Scotland leaving the UK Sorry I’ve not been very active on the blog of late, but I’ve recently been experiencing severe issues with post-stroke fatigue and have been too tired and wiped out to do anything much. Even so, I couldn’t allow Boris Johnson’s recent bout of arrogant idiocy to pass unremarked. Speaking on the Marr show over the weekend, the prime Malingerer Boris Johnson suggested that there should not be another Scottish independence referendum until the same period of time had elapsed as… Read the […]

Scot Goes Pop post-Brexit poll

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Scot Goes Pop post-Brexit poll  I’Click here to go straight to the fundraising page.  I’m James Kelly, and I write the pro-independence blog Scot Goes Pop, which has a particular emphasis on opinion poll analysis. Over the course of 2020, I commissioned three Panelbase polls with your help. All three showed pro-independence majorities, and they were all landmark results in their own ways – the one at the start of the year put Yes on 52% for the first time since the summer of 2016,… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Scot Goes […]

Johnson’s deal puts rocket boosters under arguments for independence

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Johnson’s deal puts rocket boosters under arguments for independence It might have been a covid Christmas, but some seasonal traditions are sacred and unchanging despite the global pandemic. So there’s the traditional Queen’s speech on the telly and the equally traditional rush for the remote control to turn the channel so we can watch Judge Judy instead, because if the broadcasters are determined to show us a bad tempered and sour faced rich old white woman patronising poor people, it’s far better to watch the one who at least… Read the full article:: Wee […]

2021 will be the year that Scotland takes back control

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug 2021 will be the year that Scotland takes back control   The Tories have pretty much admitted that opponents of independence are going to lose the next Scottish independence referendum. Asked by the Daily Rocket, sorry, Record, whether they’d participate in an advisory referendum held by Holyrood following a court ruling that an advisory referendum without a section 30 order was legal, a spokesauthoritarian for The Scottish Tories said that their party would boycott the vote. Obviously, you don’t announce that you’re going to boycott a vote if you believe… Read the full article:: […]

Ripping Bunty’s knitting

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Ripping Bunty’s knitting When albert Einstein developed his famous theory of relativity, one of the realities about the nature of the universe that it proved was that nothing could travel at faster than the speed of light. In this instance however, the famous scientific genius was wrong, there is an observable phenomenon , very close to home in fact, which is easily capable of moving at a speed well in excess of the speed of light, and that is a British nationalist –… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Ripping Bunty’s knitting

fifteen in a row

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug fifteen in a row It’s getting to the stage now where we get 56% for yes in an opinion poll and it scarcely counts as news. Today an opinion poll from IPsos Mori which was commissioned by STV was published which placed support for independence at 56% once don’t knows and undecideds are excluded. It is the 15th poll in a row to show majority support for independence. Even when don’t know and undecideds are not excluded this poll places support for independence at… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug fifteen in a […]

Rees Mogg burns the union at the stake

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Rees Mogg burns the union at the stake It ought to be clear by now that when the Prime Malinger referred to devolution as a disaster he wasn’t just referring to the SNP, as Douglas Ross tried to claim in a screeching of brakes that was as about as convincing as his party’s claim to be committed to strengthening and deepening devolution. This is because Johnson has now been joined in his denunciation of devolution by Jacob Rees mogg, who represents17th century witch burners in the House of… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger […]

Yesterday’s man with yesterday’s answer

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Yesterday’s man with yesterday’s answer The Gordosaur has been at the interventions again. That’s two in the space of a week, so he’s obviously getting as rattled as a pair of Maracas on ¡Mira Quien baila! which is the Spanish version of Strictly Come Dancing. It’s getting to the point where his friends and family will need to mount an intervention to help wean him off his intervening. Things are definitely changing. Even the right wing Brexity Spectator magazine has published its first pro-Scottish independence… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Yesterday’s man […]

the priority

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug the priority Well, now, if nothing else, we know where Johnson and the Tories draw the line. It turns out that there are after all some outrages that they will not tolerate. It’s not the highest death toll from Covid in Europe, They’re fine with that. It’s not that they dole out lucrative contracts to their pals even as the UK suffers the greatest covid related damage to its economy of any state in Europe, they’re fine with that too. It’s not… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug the priority

going home

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug going home II was intending to have a wee rant about John Major today, but – bugger that, I have other news, it’s been one month to the day since I had the stroke, and there’s Good news – I am getting home tomorrow, a week early. because they are very pleased with my progress, I’d like to thank all the fantastic staff here at Stobhill, the nursing staff and the physios and the Occupational Therapists, -thank you so much for getting… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug going home

British nationalist Trumpery

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug British nationalist Trumpery This week, the Scotland Secretary Alister Union Jack,breezily asserted that his party, which hasn’t won an election in Scotland since the1950s, wasn’t going to ‘allow’ Scotland to have another independence referendum for possibly another 40 years. By which time Alister will be in his late 90s and most of those who voted against independence in 2014 will be as dead as the Johnson government’s claim to be a competent administration already is. In response to this petulant denial of the… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug British nationalist Trumpery

walking and chewing gum

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug walking and chewing gum There was no landslide against Trump, which was disappointing. There may not be a final result for a week or two. Although at least Biden seems to be ahead, so all is not lost Despite four years during which the mango Mussolini, The Dumpster fire dictator has provided abundant evidence of his selfish stupidity, his compulsive lying, his whining petulance, his reckless disregard for anyone other than himself, his racism, his corruption and lawbreaking, the hard- on he has for… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug walking and chewing […]