A phoenix from the ashes

Masterful deconstruction of the pitiful vehicle for conning people and keeping the toffs in charge that the Labour Party has become.

Wee Ginger Dug

It’s time for the British Labour party in Scotland to end. Their party is over, their balloons bounce only because they are kept aloft by an alliance with big business and the City of London. British Labour wrapped itself in a Union flag and preached solidarity with the Tories and big business – remember that, never forget. There is no get out clause four, there is no devo-max or federalist jam. The solemn vow had evaporated long before it stained paper with the ink of the venal press printing machines.

Scotland must now refuse the worn out lies and brasso’ed necks of the Jim Murphys and the Magrit Currans – the man who whipped an egg up into a war, and the cereal woman who turns milk sour. Scotland must scoff at the platitudes of the visionless Gordie Broons and the Holy Wee Dougies – the one eyed man who…

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The UK: a failed state.

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Occupied Geordieland: ruled by a distant and disinterested London government, the North-East would be better off out of the UK.


The UK just isn’t working. It’s a dysfunctional currency union that works only in the interest of the 1 per cent – the hyper-rich, mainly those born into obscene wealth and privilege.

For the majority, the UK is a failure but especially for everywhere outside of London and the South-East. It’s failing Cornwall, Scotland, Wales, the Midlands but perhaps most of all it is failing the people of Northern England.

The North is locked into an economy and a country that is run entirely in the interests of the South-East ‘home counties’ and London. It can’t go on because it doesn’t work for the majority of the UK and it doesn’t really work for the South either, resulting in over-crowding, mega-inlflated house prices and overburdened transport, health service and schools. 

It’s time to start to think differently for the sake of all the former UK but especially in the interests of The North.