Comment posted The eurozone crisis and the Independence referendum: time for proactive postponement? by JimB.
Er – remind me who led us into the financial crisis. Was it not Gordon Brown and Alastair Darling? Both canny Scots as far as I remember.
Scotland it seems has no monopoly on canniness or common sense.
Recent comments by JimB
- Michael Russell’s message to Argyll
The other day I bought a packet of firelighters in the local supermarket which they used to put in a small polybag to avoid cross contamination with the food. Now of course this cannot happen unless you fork out the extra 5p.
Seems to be a poorly drafted piece of legislation so no surprises there then.
- Totty rocks as new FM elected at Holyrood
Ignoring the fact that there was a chorus of boos during the singing of God save the Queen?
- Swinney the perfect choice as Deputy First Minister
“but worst of all a return to the 50s 60s and 70s of extreme left wing socialism – frightening !”
Mind you the capitalist system hasn’t been a great success either with the banks going down due to greed and having to be rescued by the proletariat.
Maybe it is time for them to take the upper hand for a spell.
Interesting conundrum communism didn’t work, socialism didn’t work capitalism didn’t work, Tony Blair’s 3rd way didn’t work.
Is there a fourth way that will work?
- Stepping down at Perth, Salmond tries to validate his failure by latching on to his party’s success
Newsie – Please proof read this article. There are so many typos it looks as if it was written by NCH on a bad night.
I agree with your assessment, however.
- EU fishery talks pantomime: will the UK government NEVER learn?
Has anybody stopped to think whether Mr. Lochhead has any right to be there under EU Law?
Scotland is only a member by virtue of being part of the UK so it seems quite logical to me that a UK government representative should officiate, particularly since it involves all UK fishermen.
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