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I believe the Israeli government is in breach of the United Nations Convention on Human Rights in many ways.  It flaunts international law, fails to respect or protect the rights of Palestinians, occupies land illegally and treats Arabs as second … Continue reading

Posted on by Stuart Smith | Comments Off on Israel and complaints

What’s getting my goat today is all those stupid politician’s in Westminster complaining that the UK Parliament is going to be suspended for a month then there will be a Queen’s Speech when they get back. They state this is … Continue reading

Posted on by Stuart Smith | Comments Off on Much ado about nothing

What to look forward to in next 12 months? a) Scotland teams win both world cups; b) change in UK govt; c) euro parl elections; d) various party leadership changes; e) Scottish independence; f) various wild celebrations on 30th March; … Continue reading

Posted on by Stuart Smith | Comments Off on Future?

Today is the shortest day of the year. It has been classed as a pre-Christian festival, the Feast of Juul, and was observed mainly in Scandinavia but also in other Germanic cultures. Fires would be lit to symbolise the heat … Continue reading

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on 29th March 2019. That’s what the law says. So why do those people advocating extending Article 50 or revoking it, not … Continue reading

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