Month: January 2013

Accentuate the Positive

Jimmy Halliday We are saddened to report the death of  Jimmy Halliday, Chairman and guiding light of the Scots Independent since it became a private company in 1957. He had also been the youngest Chairman ever of the SNP from…

Lacklustre Opposition

With the latest complaint relating to the SNP Government in office being the sixth made, and the sixth on which the SNP Government have been cleared of any wrongdoing, questions again must be asked of Scotland’s opposition parties, and what…

The True Cost of Trident

Today it’s all about Trident. A Westminster committee has declared that a “Yes” vote would cost Scotland 19,000, as moving British illegal weapons off the Clyde would require fewer Scots to work on them. There’s a massive moral problem with…

FIRST MINISTER’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE

Last week I said I would publish, via the Flag, at least the editorials in the printed Scots Independent  a month or so afterwards. This week I am publishing the one for November; I usually do the Flag over the…