Where we are and where we will be

Where we are and where we will be
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Monday, 31 March 2008

The Choice is clear

The view seems to be that this weekends Labour conference was a good one and that Wendy Alexander in particular made a powerful speech that laid out where she wants to go next with the party.

I share Wendy's view that you can articulate the difference between us and the SNP as Socialist vs Nationalist. More than anything else about the SNP it is their stealing of "leftwing credentials" that sticks in my craw.

This is a party who have but one policy, the destruction of the Union, for no other purpose that its destruction. All their other policies are seen through that prism. They ask not, will this improve the life of the poor or help the experience of the suffering. No, All they ask is, will this destroy the Union. It is an ideology built on the shifting sands of dislike and distaste. It is a perspective that sees Scottishness as a weapon to bring destruction, not a heritage to share.

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1st Wed @ Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace.
2nd Wed @ Craigentinny Community Centre, Loaning Rd.
3rd Wed @ Duddingston Primary School, Duddingston Rd.

All 7:15pm -7:45pm

and the last Sat. Lochend YWCA, 198 Restalrig Road South
12noon -1pm

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