Kezia Dugdale is in herself a perfect example of what is wrong with the Scottish Labour Party. Back in the day, when so many in Scotland voted for Tony Blair in the 1997 general election that delivered a Labour landslide, we didn’t know we were voting for “Blairism.” We were duped. Few could see that New Labour was nothing but a re-branding of Thatcherism. No one new he’d be the beast he’d become. We didn’t see the illegal wars, and the groundwork of austerity.
Terrorism is not the problem in the United Kingdom. The real problem is that terrorism has been manufactured by the state and used as a weapon to divide us, all to advance the ambitions and aspirations of the ruling class.
On 19 September 2014 Labour could claim victory, but in reality it was nothing of the sort. It was the victory of an unprecendented Westminster-driven political and media terror campaign, in which Scottish Labour showed itself to be the master’s factor.
Blair’s Labour government pushed Scotland’s sea boundary with England north just before devolution. Neil Lovatt argues that the assertion that this was a water-grab is a classic piece of disinformation. Let's see.
I’m thinking now that Coco was right. I am a cynic, but this takes nothing from my optimism. The opposite of optimism is pessimism, and I am not a pessimist – however much the world gives us cause to abandon all hope.
What is evident, and now beyond all doubt, is that service industry, minimum wage, and zero hour jobs are not paying, and that the promise of ‘trickle-down’ from the thieves in London was yet another Westminster lie.
Obama has never been charged with human rights violations even though he, as commander in chief of the US armed forces, has legal and moral responsibility over the now infamous torture sites at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib. Neither were George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair ever charged with committing acts of torture or other human rights violations.