Month: November 2015

Death of a “New Colossus”?

In the poem “New Colossus” Emma Lazarus penned lines which have become to so many the very epitome of what the USA stands for. Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land;…

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: values in a free world

This week should have been about condemning David Mundell and his hyperbolic claim that the Scotland Bill has fulfilled the Smith Commission recommendations, which was the vehicle to turn the much-vaunted Vow into practical terms. Sadly events in Paris changed…

Our World, not perfect.

Some days I’m just Fed up biting my tongue, so I’m just going to say my bit and be done with it. Irrespective of what others may say or others may think, I refuse to believe there is no good…

Respect………………..Oh really?

I seem to remember the word ‘respect’ being thrown around by the unionists in the past couple of years, whenever they wanted to win. RESPECT :-  consideration; deference or esteem (esteem – high regard) How much of the definition of…

The Eagle has spoken

Labour’s Shadow Defence Secretary, Maria Eagle MP, has said the decision “does not change” the UK Labour party policy, which will be set at a UK level. Ms Eagle also made clear that the party remains in favour of Trident…