WILL WE EVER LEARN?
WILL WE EVER LEARN? It’s happening again. I have witnessed it before so many times. It is a huge mistake. A gross tactical error. What am I talking about? Well as Boris’s Government totters along, gaining huge rewards for themselves and their supporters and donors, speculation is starting to mount about when he will beContinue reading "WILL WE EVER LEARN?"
WILL WE EVER LEARN?
It’s happening again. I have witnessed it before so many times. It is a huge mistake. A gross tactical error.
What am I talking about? Well as Boris’s Government totters along, gaining huge rewards for themselves and their supporters and donors, speculation is starting to mount about when he will be replaced ..and by whom? Will it be another Tory, or will it be at long last a Labour victory?
My view is who cares? I have no hope that another Westminster Tory will grant us Scotland’s independence. Likewise I don’t believe Labour will either. Why? Because Scotland is England’s cash cow. For Labour it is also potentially one of the most promising areas in terms of seats if only they could kill off this whole Independence fixation.
I see the usual “get rid of the Tories” slogans appearing, even the odd “if only we could get a Labour victory” as if that would change things.
The problem here my friends is that folk who make these statements have no idea of what the plot is. Not so much losing the plot as not understanding what it is in the first place. By encouraging and participating in such discussions raises false hopes and avoids confronting the real truth.
Scotland’s problem is not with the Tories or Labour. Our problem is we are being ruled by the political elite of another country, our much larger neighbour, who takes our resources and exercises its whims over us thanks to a huge majority of seats in the English Parliament, to which we are a mere tiny appendage.
Harsh? Point out anything in that paragraph above that is not true.
You see I think we need to be more harsh, particularly in our language. I am not so much in favour of talking about the “four nations” approach as calling it out in reality, as cowtowing to the English Parliament.
We should describe Westminster at all times as the English Parliament. We should describe them as the “Colonial Power” we should end the pretence of “A Union of Equals” and encourage Scottish voters to confront the reality ofScotland’s true position.
We have plenty of evidence to prove we are being ruled from elsewhere. We can point to a multitude of examples of where we have been badly governed against our expressed wishes, most recently with the Brexit decision and our removal from the Single Market. A devastating blow to an economy heavily reliant on exports.
We can provide clear evidence that our assets are being stripped in order to enrich the colonial power. That this is done with the compliance of the Holyrood Parliament demonstrates the failure of the Independence Movement in Scotland and in particular those who have “settled in” as Scotland’s colonial administration, content with their limited powers and completely adverse to any serious attempt to throw off the yoke of their colonial masters in London. It might endanger their salaries!
The starting point in any battle to end colonial power is to ensure people are told the truth as to our real position. All too often our Scottish Government disguises the weakness of their subordinate position.
Let me give you the clearest example at the present time. The SG know the current Covid pandemic is crippling the hospitality sector, the more so as politicians ramp up the fears in order to encourage vaccine uptake. In a normal country, the order would go out for such closures in that sector and money would be in place to protect the employees and business until reopening became possible.None of this is possible in colonial controlled Scotland. As a result many jobs will be lost and businesses closed permanently.
Why not tell the people that truth outright? Instead we get the usual “outrage and anger”. That means nothing, it is the standard language of politicians. Telling people that we are being treated as the colony we have become…well that WILL open people’s ears. Then you will see the people’s outrage and anger. That will be a much more dangerous outrage and a much more potentially explosive anger than the mouthing of those same words by any politician.
So my advice to all Yes supporters is to be much more direct in pointing out that we are a subjugated nation as we stand. That we have very limited powers and are in the main subject to the whims of the English Parliament.
That we have the abilities to be a very successful independent country, free to prosper utilizing our own assets, our own educated and productive workforce, utilizing our inventiveness and ingenuity to build our own nation, not enrich that of our neighbour.
To have vision and ambition, to be all that we can be, not tethered and controlled by any colonial master. I am not fooled by the clever disguise of their colonial control and the subservient cooperation of the colonial administration.
We need the people of Scotland to rise and be a nation again. The present tactics will never come close to achieving that. We need a much more direct and determined route.
I am, as always
Yours for Scotland.
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