Thursday, March 31, 2016

Comedy legend Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85 surrounded by his devoted wife and two daughters, his show the Two Ronnies was classic British TV at its best, he and Ronnie Barker created a show loved by an entire nation, today is a sad day

Dear All

In Britain there have been some terrific comedy double acts, Morecombe and Wise, Mike and Bernie Winters, and the Two Ronnies.

As a kid, I looked forward to the Two Ronnies show on the BBC, Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker where exceptional.

If I had to pick a sketch, then the one in the hardware shop does it for me.

You could pick others tho, the Phantom Raspberry Blower of Old London Town, or those funny comedy musical numbers they did so well, and looked like they enjoyed them.

Everything has its time, and now entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, has died aged 85.

His publicist said:

"Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation's best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his loving family. They have asked that their privacy is respected at this very sad time."

If there was anyone who espoused the family values of TV comedy, then Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker held that title.

Their humour was like the slapstick humour of the summer holiday camp, always funny and something which everyone from kids to granny could enjoy together, who could lay claim to being able to deliver that today.

Ronnie Barker sadly died in 2005, but Ronnie Corbett went onto be a regular fixture on UK TV, right up to the end, he was active, well known and liked.

Corbett is survived by his wife, Anne Hart, with whom he celebrated his golden wedding anniversary last year, and the couple's two daughters, actresses Emma and Sophie Corbett.

The Two Ronnies ran from 1971 to 1987, the Golden Age of BBC comedy, Ronnie Corbett was honoured by the Queen.

If you want to see an example of what Britain has lost, then watch the youtube clip, this is one of the best sketches you can ever watch, true family entertainment.

RIP Ronnie Corbett……… comedy hero!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University  

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

‘Help us Obi Wan Kenobi, you’re our only hope’ Camp stupid followers suffer major setback after a disastrous court case in front of Lord Turnbull, where is the shop soiled white hope of Dreghorn; Nicola Sturgeon, imagine going to court, waffling and then getting upset when you lose, freedom always comes with a cost

Dear All

Every now and then a story pops up which gives you a chuckle, and a good laugh, one such story which wouldn’t even be a footnote in history is the saga of #campstupid.

Camp stupid was Holyrood’s first and possibly last Indy camp on its grounds, it was only a matter of time before the entire thing would end up in Court and low and behold, it did.

As the residents of camp stupid found themselves taken to court when ‘reason’ failed, they put up a less than startling performance in legal argument which from reports appeared to get right on Lord Turnbull’s tits.

Bad enough listening to a load of idiots, but idiots trying on the Perry Mason routine; what is that all about?

As the Earth turned and day turned to night that case was a loser, and the antics of the Indy mob grasping at straws was roundly mocked on twitter and other social media. The hearing was a disaster at Scotland’s top civil court.

Some people keep using this rather odd defence of ‘man of the land’ as if the laws only apply if they agree with them. ‘Man of the Land’ is sometimes used by people who don’t want to pay their TV licence, check out Google, there are some crackpots on there.

Having been soundly beaten like a dog, the camp stupid stalwarts have now taken to infighting among themselves.

Whatever happened to following the spirit of William Wallace?

It seems that the vigil for independence until the country leaves the UK at Holyrood is over, dead and buried and not just for a generation but forever and ever.

There appears in the aftermath a conflict around a list of 238 people whose names were put forward to the Court of Session. 238 people signed up as being party to the 'the sovereign and indigenous peoples of Scotland', now they may be getting a bill for signing their names to the paper. This relates to being liable for costs should the parliament win its eviction case.

And the way things are going, the Parliament will win its case, in law, people tell stories, but it is much better if you have a legal case which is water tight and backed by case law.

The camp stupid punters only appear to have a story, imagine this if these people turned up at your place, would they get to stay or would the court throw them off your land?

They would get turfed, so why did they think that turning up at Holyrood would be any different?

While in the SNP, I met many stupid people whose idea of independence was more like table dancing, singing songs and screaming, a load of diddies!

I find it funny that the 238 people didn’t know what they were signing up to, surely they must have taken legal advice or didn’t that compute?

Now, there is an order for the campers to provide residential addresses for all of the respondents to the court action.

And the Parliament will be sending the bailiffs round to collect the cash if the 238 don’t stump up the costs!

Last Thursday, Lord Turnbull said it was clear that home addresses would be required and gave seven days to comply.

Although this is correct, we could guessimate that Lord Turnbull having been subjected to a hellish afternoon in front of the members of a camp 'legal team', who are not legally trained is severely pissed!

Nothing like a bit of revenge, best served up Klingon style!

If the order isn’t complied with then matters take a turn for the worse, the prospect of contempt of court, which means a big fine as not to clutter up the prison system with ‘political prisoners’, and to spare the prisoners of the camp stupid doing a Jim Boyle sense of freedom event.

Basically that is covering themselves in human poo, going naked and walking around with a blanket for modesty.

One long-standing camp Member who left the settlement, said she was preparing to write to the court to accept full liability in a bid to free 238 people from "lies" and warned of a "dire" situation.

I wonder if she is financially okay since costs tend to be rather tasty, if she had the money, stayed in a council house, and wasn’t employed, the Parliament wouldn’t get a bean, and the old saying of ‘take it out of my arse’ is a doubtful prospect. I think the court will cast a wider net to encompass the 238 people.

So, you may wonder where is the shop soiled white hope of Dreghorn; Nicola Sturgeon?

‘Help us Ob Wan Kenobi, you’re our only hope’!

It seems that Nicola Sturgeon is nowhere near the great unwashed of camp stupid, no selfies, no sending over of pizza, no pie, beans and chips lunches in Parliament, no sing songs round the camp fire.

It is all terribly sad; the camp stupid mob possibly thought that as there was an SNP Government they could do what they liked; now they are finding out that Nicola Sturgeon isn’t in their corner.

What a shambles, and a terribly funny end, in this case, I would if Lord Turnbull say that the Indy camp must go, and not award costs to the Parliament, but if the Indy mob return and try the same crap, they will feel the full weight of the law and the costs which would be excessive.

Enough to make your eyes water when kicked hard in the nuts!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Racism in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon becomes the first party leader to see her political party dragged into an employment tribunal for alleged race discrimination, Ex-SNP councillor Yen Hongmei Jin sues the Scottish National Party, is her treatment an example of fairness, equality and social justice Nicola?

Dear All

If you believe the hype of Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish National Party stands for fairness, equality and social justice.

That’s the hype and the hype is a lie.

When I was an SNP member, I brought complaints to senior people in the SNP, serious complaints.

Complaints were sent to the SNP leadership.

Alex Salmond, SNP Leader.

Nicola Sturgeon, then Deputy leader.

Peter Murrell, husband of Nicola Sturgeon and Chief Executive of the SNP.

Ian McCann, the SNP Corporate Governance& Compliance Manager

Derek MacKay, SNP's Business Convener (party chair)

So, what did these people who claim to stand for social justice do?

Absolutely nothing!

Now, click on this blog post of May 2012:

In that blog post, I sat and watched first hand as Adli Bhatti was subjected to the most disgusting smear campaign by someone close to Nicola Sturgeon and Humza Yousaf. Shona McAlpine, the Office manager of Yousaf was given carte blanche to be as nasty as she liked. This is the same Shona McAlpine named in my criminal witness statement against Tommy Ball who was convicted at Glasgow Sheriff Court last year.

There has also been a nasty vicious anti English group among the Nationalists which is pops up in the public domain forums such as twitter. The SNP leadership spent decade after decade preaching that everything is the fault of the English counhed in the terms of ‘Westminster’. In the past the SNP has also been known for being anti-Catholic with a bigot called Billy Wolfe in charge, he was up for stopping the Pope’s visit to Bellahouston Park in Glasgow.

Then there is the infamous Arthur William Donaldson who supported the Nazis, he was in favour in the event of a Nazi invasion of Britain to set up a puppet government akin to that of Vidkun Quisling.  As with any of the puppet states the Nazis controlled through-out the war, you could expect a roundup of the Jews, Arthur William Donaldson’s Scotland would have been no different.

In the SNP, there are four privileged groups that make up the SNP Cult, I have described them as such:

1/ Rich
2/ Muslim
3/ Sein Fein lite
4/ Homosexual

If you happen to be part of these four groups, you can expect special treatment; the SNP is a party within a party. Of course there are other sub groups but they are mostly used to serve the Cult. If you are in the Cult, then you can be heralded as a ‘rising star’.

To illustrate the point, a while ago, Nicola Sturgeon said that Mhairi Black was a future leader of the SNP, which group does she belong to?

Humza Yousaf was also propelled upwards in the SNP after working for the leadership, what group does he belong to?

If you have a complaint in the SNP, and you are part of the Cult, your complaint gets acted upon, if you’re not part of the cult, then your complaint get ignored for months and months, and sometimes not even acted upon or acknowledged.

Now, let’s look at the present, it seems that a local councillor who quit the SNP over allegations of racism has launched a legal action suing the party for discrimination. Yen Hongmei Jin claims party officials hampered her bids to become an SNP candidate in both the UK and upcoming Scottish Parliament elections because of her Chinese roots.

Ms Hongmei Jin said:

"I am disgusted with the SNP, it is no longer the party I believe in. It's not the people's party, it's not Scotland's party, they are just a party for themselves."

Who said that the SNP were a cult, a party within a party for several years?

You only have to look at SNP MP Natalie McGarry who has done a great job of exposing the ‘Civic Nationalists’ as a party of trash, at present it seems according to newspaper reports that McGarry has allegedly been served a writ over a vicious nasty smear of a Scotland in Union Director called Alastair Cameron.

In the SNP, the traditional smears are ‘paedophile’, ‘racist’, homosexual, and ‘homophobic’ usually done behind a victim’s back, and as I witnessed done by people connected to the SNP leadership.

The former SNP politician received an offensive email from an SNP member in February last year in response to an invitation to a Burns Supper she was organising.

The email stated:

"Bunch of a**eholes - supposedly Scottish too. They can stick their club right up their rectum for me. Pity we have to suffer them at Palmy."

When Ms Hongmei Jin reported allegations of racist behaviour by members to party officials as senior as chief executive Peter Murrell but no action was taken.

What does that say about Peter Murrell, well, I can venture an opinion, he is a rat, I have called him this many times in print along with calling his wife, Nicola Sturgeon a rat also, normally the partner of a political leader is kept in the background and beyond reproach, not Murrell.

Peter Murrell in my opinion should not be the Chief Executive of the Scottish National Party, but the party is as Ms Hongmei Jin says “they are just a party for themselves”. Murrell soaks up about £100,000 plus as Chief Executive while pissing on his own members who helped bring the party to government.

In a dramatic twist, it seems that Nicola Sturgeon will be the first party leader to have her political party brought before an employment tribunal in a case believed to be the first of its kind.

Oh goody!!!!!

The tribunal claim is the latest in a number of alleged racist incidents within the SNP, earlier this year; Dundee Councillor Craig Melville quit his post after being accused of sending hateful text messages to a Muslim colleague. And less we forget the long running saga of North Lanarkshire councillor Julie McAnulty accused of saying the party needed to get the "Pakis" out is still bubbling away now with Police Scotland involvement.

If Ms Hongmei Jin wins her case, this will look rather bad for both Nicola Sturgeon and her husband Peter Murrell; can Murrell hang on after this?


The SNP is a party within a party, it’s a cult, not a God cult, not a religious cult, it is a cult of stupid little small minded who operate using a political party for self-interest and gain, and then they get their relatives into employment as assistants or candidates.

Nicola Sturgeon is no leader of men, and it shows!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon’s education crisis, Edinburgh College faces £3m deficit as SNP merger plans are put under the spotlight, 150,000 colleges places lost, staff face redundancies, poor deprived of an education and all to let Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP prop up a failed and unequal university sector

Dear All

Recently I went to the Scottish Labour Party Conference in Glasgow, as a Conference it had pretty much the expected set up that party conferences run along, main event, fringe events and stalls for various organisation trying to catch the politicians eye.

The main reason I wanted to drop by was the item in the programme called the ‘big idea’. The big idea was an open forum for members to make their pitch for the ideas for the manifesto. I was slightly disappointed that there wasn’t a lot of ideas from ordinary members being brought forward, mostly the ideas came from candidates from the upcoming Holyrood election.

I stuck my hand and wasn’t picked, so what was my big idea?

It was for a radical reform of education in Scotland, at present we have three tier education, schools, colleges and universities. What we also know that is the poor have been failed by the education system and the people who run it at college and university level.

There is a lot of talk about policies to address the issue that not a lot of poor kids from disadvantaged backgrounds get into university.

Do you know why that is?

The reason cited is that poor kids don’t do well; in fact a policy idea of lower standards to let poorer kids into university has been floated as an idea to address this issue. The idea in my point is wrong and badly thought-out; it is also an admission of failure that there is both discrimination and lack of vision.

As far back as 2011 while in the SNP, I was blogging on a radical reform of education right across the board, the move to four tier education.

We are now sitting in 2016, we are still talking about helping the poor get into university; do you know why?

Because there has nothing real big being proposed to make a real difference, in the past, the Labour Party brought forward the NHS and the Welfare state, two major ideas after the second world war which radically made a difference to Britain.

In 2016, who is carrying on the work of Nye Bevan?

That is the type of template that the Labour Party must adopt if it is to win back voters and stand any chance of forming a government.
In Scotland under the SNP, the college sector has been decimated by circa 150,000 college places being lost; this has been largely ignored by the public as the SNP spin madly about college mergers.

The education system is in a mess, so much so at the recent SNP Conference, the Education Sec Angela Constance had the BBC no less kicked out of a fringe event at the Nationalist Conference.

I remember Angela Constance from my time at Glasgow University; she was heavily involved in the SRC, the Students Representative Council which for the most part the normal students ignored.

I was impressed even back then.

Edinburgh College is facing a financial crisis after slipping more than £3 million into the red.

In case you don’t know, the SNP have been bleeding the college sector dry in order to prop up the university sector, the end result is that colleges seen has the traditional route of out poverty for disadvantaged kids is decreasing and they are being frozen out of an education, social mobility and life chances.

Audit Scotland has clearly stated that Edinburgh College would face "extreme financial difficulties" unless it was given extra financial support to address the £3.3m shortfall. In comparison to universities, the college sector is poorly funded in comparison to a university.

In the article below from May 2013, I proposed that the Scottish Funding Council needs to be spilt into two separate entities:

Still putting forward ‘four tier education’; and how the university sector needs slimmed down and the college sector expanded, a good idea is always the right idea, no matter what the time it comes forward into the light of day.

Later on this week, I am going to a social event, normally I don’t even bother doing this type of politics even when I was in the SNP but I am going to float the idea of community colleges to Holyrood candidates.

I will make my pitch and see if I can get someone to either take on the idea or promote it for the Labour manifesto, the Labour Party needs ideas that shaped their early years post WW2, they need a Nye Bevan type idea that is so huge in scope that people will be forced to look again.

The SNP is all spin and no substance; the Labour Party cannot afford the time to wait till the SNP become unpopular and Scotland cannot wait either.

Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to fight on education, given we have had three duds as SNP Education Ministers, I say yes, lets fight on education, and fight on everything else, let Labour shape the debate, and the SNP do the spin because people can see through ‘tat’.

The SNP has failed Scotland on education, it is a trial of broken promises, incompetence and a lack of desire of achievement, let’s look at their failure to be sure but let’s also see a new vision coming forward so kids know that they will get their chance.

Why should opportunity just be restricted to the children of the rich?

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Belgium under attack, two explosions kill 34 people at the airport and Metro in the capital of Brussels, where is the next attack, a Dutch hospital, Italian University, German school, the killings and bombings are just ‘adverts’ for the cause, I suspect the main goal is civil war in Europe and a second front of armed conflict

Dear All

Yesterday, terrorists stuck in Brussels, people are innocent are dead, some are injured and the world is in shock.

The EU leaders have expressed sympathy, they have expressed outrage and we have had the holding up of signs, cartoons drawn and a frenzy on twitter of the #je suis variety.

Bombs don’t care who they kill or shred when they go off, and it appears neither do Islamic terrorists. At present, we are being told that across Europe that security measures are being tightened, rather like circling the wagons round various places such as airports and other transport hubs.

The ISIS attacks is said to have killed 34 people so far, the airport bombings at Brussels left terrified passengers covered in blood ran for their lives after explosion sent 'shockwaves' through terminal building.

Prior to the explosions, the attackers were alleged to be shouting in Arabic and in a firefight before they detonated their bombs. In the other attack in the Metro, 20 innocent people lost their lives, along with the 14 at the airport.

It seems that the ISIS plan is to set Europe a blaze, we have had Paris, we have now had Brussels, we will be having attacks right across Europe, it isn’t a surprise that outrages like this happen but the question is where will the next big attack happen.

Will it be a Dutch hospital?

A German school?

An Italian University?

A French nuclear power plant?

Terrorism is a bit like a virus, it jumps and evolves, and it is also calculated, forget the news of terrorists shouting ‘allah akbar’ before they shoot or bomb people, rather think about why they picked the target that they did.

Some time ago, while writing about the migrant crisis, I said that troops were needed to be used as part of the security measures, where are the troops?

There are European leaders who recognise the extent of our problem, but there are others who think it seems that a terrorist event is just another crime that has happened, and that there is no real need for action.

They seem to think that they can ‘manage’ the problem, ‘manage’ the expectations of the public post event.

We have seen the rise of the far right in places like Germany and Poland, but this will spread, and there will be a huge backlash to minorities that seems innocent people will be targeted.

Europe is spiralling downwards, one of the things which must happen is the removal of Angela Merkel as German Chancellor, Merkel has failed to provide strong leadership and she is a danger to national security, not just of Germans but people in other countries.

Here are some of the measures that I proposed before some of them ended up on the political agenda:

1/ EU Border Force

2/ EU internal immigration policy for EU citizens

3/ intervention and mobilisation of the military in member states

4/ New EU wide ID card scheme

5/ No non EU economic migrant processed from this crisis and allowed to remain within an EU country which has accept them can travel to any other EU member state. Everyone should be completely documented, if a breach occurred; the person or group will be returned to the EU country they were settled and registered in.

I also stated that it was a matter of national security that there needed to be detention camps built, because this is a matter of national security which so far has been ignored by politicians seeking to enhance their profile of being 'caring'.

The act of letting migrants into the communities of Europe under the guise of humanitarianism was one of the biggest mistakes ever committed within the European Union. Detention camps should have been setup to vet people.

And I am not talking about a wire fence surrounding a ‘tent city’.

The Med needs to be policed, this should be done by the EU border force but given the slowness of getting ideas off the ground, NATO members should be used to carry out that task until things get organised.

To get back to Brussels, Alphonse Youla, who was working on a stand putting security wrapping around suitcases, said:

'I heard a man shout some Arabic words then an explosion.. then a second explosion, a massive explosion, much bigger. It was a horror. I saw at least seven people dead. There was blood. People had lost legs. You could see their bodies but no legs.'

Europe is waiting for the next attack; I would suspect that ISIS wants a civil war in Europe, an entirely new second front, the only way to stop or reduce this is by putting in measures such as I have outlined, of course other measures will be needed.

A “secret” police dossier also revealed there could be up to 90 'kamikazes' waiting to launch suicide bomb attacks in Europe after returning from Syria disguised as migrants. I personally think the goal is a civil war, to do this there needs to be an expansion and setting up of a Islamic terrorist network in Europe.

The killings and bombings are just ‘adverts’ for the cause.

When will European leaders do what is necessary to protect citizens?

Only when they start to fear for their own political future!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Today instead of a normal blog post, I would like you to watch this video, it is a snapshot in time of how ordinary people are affected by the migrant crisis, and how the political elite will become an endangered species in Europe if they don't change tack

Dear All

Instead of a blog post today, I would like you to view this youtube video.

Over the time the migrant crisis has been running I said that people were drifting away from the political class and listening to new voices.

What is interesting and also shocking but understandable is this German mother's reaction to both the assault of her son and the treatment of her husband by the police.

I can see a rise in domestic terrorism which will specifically target migrants.

I think a pattern is emerging and it will end up with wide spread violence and people dead.

You can put money on it only being a matter of time before politicians are replaced in vast numbers.

Watch this right through to the end, and then sit for a while and see what conclusions you come up with.

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Monday, March 21, 2016

The road to civil war: Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban's historic speech puts Hungary on war footing, it seems that the politicians maybe catching up to the George Laird view that Europe is on the brink

The Nicola Sturgeon legacy: Police Scotland interview a second SNP councillor about North Lanarkshire land deals, the pressure is mounting on the Monklands McMafia, and stench of sleaze starting to smell a bit whiffy

Dear All

We all know that the Scottish National Party is a cult, a party within a party, that thinks it is above the law.

In the SNP, criminality is covered up, and not investigated by SNP HQ.

The Chief Executive of the SNP is Nicola Sturgeon’s husband, Peter Murrell; Murrell has a habit of not acting on complaints.

In the long running saga of the so-called Monklands SNP McMafia things might be about to hot up, as Police Scotland’s Counter Corruption Unit (CCU), which tackles corruption in public life has been brought into a rather nasty SNP dispute.

North Lanarkshire SNP councillor Julie McAnulty had spoken to the CCU, based at Fettes in Edinburgh for seven hours about alleged criminality in the SNP.

Only seven hours?

Presumably she is just limiting herself to her patch and not doing a wide ranging exposé, the fact that Police Scotland has been brought in will again focus the spotlight on Nicola Sturgeon’s leadership on what she knew and when she knew it.

Could Nicola Sturgeon be the First Minister to be interviewed by Police Scotland in a Police station?

As well as Julie McAulty, a second SNP councillor in North Lanarkshire has spoken to the police about alleged corruption by colleagues, he is not a suspect and lets hope he sings like a bird with amazing clarity.

The gem about the Monklands McMafia ongoing scandal is that Central Scotland MSP Richard Lyle, the Holyrood candidate in Uddingston & Bellshill, has been the subject of numerous complaints to SNP HQ about his conduct.

He isn’t suspended.

After McAnulty stood against Lyle, she found herself the subject of a complaint after one of the MSP’s employees made up a claim she had made a racist remark against Pakistanis.

In the SNP, there appears to be a ‘play book’ of smears to use against people, there is the classic SNP ‘race card’ used both internally and externally, then we have the other must use favourite of the Cult of ‘Civic’ Nationalists.... call someone homophobic.

If the Nicola Sturgeon bravehearts don’t have any success with the first two, the use of paedophile/sexual pervert can be rolled out without any hesitation behind the victims back in a branch. This tactic is usually done when smearing someone seeking political office or standing as a candidate.

Recently in a court case, a person connected to Nicola Sturgeon, the former SNP Govan organiser Tommy Ball and SNP Natalie McGarry were named in a criminal witness statement, the court case result in Tommy Ball who extensively tweeted about sexual intercourse with children being fined at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

The odious Natalie McGarry, a close personal friend of Nicola Sturgeon has had further involvement with scandal as ‘Women For Independence’ brought into police to investigate a sum of £30,000 allegedly missing from a paypal account that McGarry allegedly had sole access to, and said to be linked to her own personal bank account.

So far, this scandal is still sitting on the desk of Police Scotland.

What is interesting yet again is that instead of the new politics which was supposed to replace the old corrupt practices of yesteryear and a breath of fresh air, the breath rather smells rancid.

A Police Scotland spokesman said:

“Concerns have been raised with the police and this matter is currently under review”.

Who will be the first SNP senior official to feel the full weight of the law on them, time is getting short for this politically bankrupt party.

Only a matter of time before the police hook a big catch!

Finally isn’t it time the cult replaced the SNP Chief Executive Peter Murrell?

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Thursday, March 17, 2016

EU social cohesion meltdown gathers pace: 450,000 migrants are on their way to Europe from Libya, it is only a matter of time before people in Europe turn on the political class to remove them from public office, civil war remains a possibility if action isn’t taken to secure Europe borders

Dear All

Something which has got a bit of media attention was the losses experienced by Angela Merkel’s political party in Germany.

In politics, parties win and lose; nothing unusual in that, each election cycle in the main rarely throws up an anomaly unless something major happens.

Angela Merkel is losing Germany’s people, in the recent election; she lost two out of three States contested.

She lost to the far right.

How did she get into this situation, Merkel said Germany had an open door immigration policy.

Now, 450,000 migrants 'are on their way to Europe from Libya' according to Brussels foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, with an estimate one million arrivals this year and the tide will keep on coming until something is done.

I have wrote about the chance of civil war in Europe, I still think that is possible, but also, I sense that we will see the rise of a new political class of the far right, not just in Germany but through-out Europe.

At some point, Europe is going to go beyond metal chain linked fences and move towards a permanent border with specific access points for traffic to go through, detention camps will need to be set up and holding areas in safe zones in Africa.

Europe has travelled a little down the road with my previous suggestions, but they will have to go even further, something which requires a change of political class. If the current situation isn’t addressed in a more proactive manner, numbers could eclipse last summer's wave of arrivals because of 'volatile situation' in North Africa.

Eventually, there will be bloodshed in the streets of Europe, protests, violent protests, riots, fights, attacks and then killing.

There will be one event that so angers the population that violence will be seen as the only solution as people turn away and also on politicians. A lot of things have been invented lately but one isn’t a politician who can outrun a bullet. Prime Minister David Cameron will today plead with EU to take immediate action on Libya, if he is going to talk about anything, he must be talking about occupation. But given it takes time to make the leap, he will probably try the failed route of trying to get co-operation.

More than 2,400 migrants have been intercepted off Libya since Tuesday.

In the Middle East, the most important thing to remember is that democracy doesn’t work, that is the culture, so what does work, well you could argue that the previous regimes all had a similar thread, which was called dictatorship.

The reason why dictatorship worked in the past and the countries were stable was that the society was tightly controlled, people had freedoms, they could travel but when they plotted against the ruler, they were imprisoned or disposed of.

And a lot of dictators found their way into power by supporting America interests, then America changed tack to people power and the Middle East is as you see it today.

Destroyed, unstable and people’s living in slums because the puppets installed don’t have any idea about government, governance and statehood. One western trait called ‘robbing the treasury’ for financial gain still remains popular.

Who doesn’t want to live in a palace!

David Cameron is travelling to Brussels, presumably he has a plan but his adventures in Europe haven’t been successful, his EU reform deal was roundly mocked and he got not a lot from European leaders.

The same ones who screwed Britain did however say that it was important that Britain remains in the EU but on their terms, not ours.

Cameron wants to get the EU to focus as he calls it on the bigger picture, sadly his picture, maybe 4:3 instead of 16:9, that’s widescreen to you and me.

Europe’s borders aren’t secure, running around trying to plug the gaps will not work, we need a permanent border, we need the EU border force, we need to face up to the fact that migrants must realise that they will be deported back.

Now, we can either start doing the painful stuff now, or wait till the political class is removed, replaced or collapses, but someone will get the ball rolling.

One of the big mistakes which to look out for which will get more press in the future is EU Member states controversial deal with Turkey to receive billions in aid, visa-free travel and fast-tracked EU membership.

This is a mistake on both visa free travel and fast-tracked EU membership.

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Angry wee Nat Nicola Sturgeon exposed, Sturgeon brings forward council tax proposals to make the current system better off for the rich at the expense of the poor, the Scottish Parliament research department confirms Sturgeon’s idea of fairness is actually regressive, confirmed by experts

Dear All

Nicola Sturgeon doesn’t give a damn about the poorest people in Scotland, something I keep saying, something I keep writing, and will continue to do so.

There will come a time when the penny will drop and see the SNP for what they really are, a cult which does ‘copy and paste’ of other people’s idea. The Nationalists have no depth; no understanding of government or governance and ‘Statehood’ remains something which doesn’t compute at any level.

As part of her infamous ‘angry wee Nat’ routine, Sturgeon has screamed for years about how the Council tax is unfair, and that tinkering with it is nonsense, in fact the Council tax needs to be replaced.

So, what could replace Council tax?

Some people favour a local income tax scheme, while some other are looking and doing research in a Land Valuation Tax as a better way to pay for Scotland’s services.

What did Nicola Sturgeon do?

Did she do something ‘radical’?

Nope, she stuck with the same discredit system but added in a bit of tinkering, this in my opinion was done to not unsettle the majority of voters; it was done for political gain, not to help Scotland.

In the SNP cult, Scotland is always the second place to consider.

As I say, Sturgeon isn’t interested in the poor, and we can see this more clearly as schools in Scotland's wealthiest areas set to dramatically gain, getting the biggest funding boost from a reformed council tax.

And to show what the calibre of Nicola Sturgeon is, the poor will get hit harder than the rich; this is the findings of impartial research. The Scottish Parliament’s research , department, Spice.

The more money from the most expensive households will further enable rich kids to pull ahead of their poorer counterparts, the social mobility ladder has been pulled further up to trap the poor.

Yet, again, instead of being progressive, the Sturgeon led SNP are showing that they are the ‘regressive’ party in Scottish politics.

Local Authorities in the affluent areas would see proportionally more of the increased revenue because of a cluster effect caused by a higher concentration of expensive properties.
In East Renfrewshire, they have 55 per cent of homes in the top four new bands, council tax income there will rise it is thought by almost 10 per cent, other good areas such as Edinburgh, Stirling and East Dunbartonshire will be slightly less, a 7 per cent rise.

In the areas of the worst poverty, have no fear, Nicola is coming for more of your cash, your bills will be going up as well, 4 per cent rise.

Just think, more money for SNP Candidates and their little ventures to gain access to, to spend on hiring Castles and eating taxpayer funded expensive food under the guise of diversity.

The Spice report said:

“Some local authorities will receive a lot more additional income, either as a percentage or in absolute terms than others....It is not clear how the Government will ring-fence £100m of income from Council Tax for a specific purpose."

To let you know how underhand the SNP Government is, they are refusing to say if it would seek to redistribute cash fairly.

They won’t even explain how this could be achieved, but only saying that further details would be revealed in “due course” following discussions with councils.

In case you don’t know what that means or what has to happen for that to be achieved, this will be after the election as they work out were their support is for winning councils in 2017.

Glasgow’s City Treasurer, Labour councillor Philip Braat, said the report confirmed that a failure to significantly reform or replace the council tax would do far more to help Scotland’s healthiest and wealthiest communities than those in the most need.

Cllr Braat said:

“A plan to fund local services that reinforces, rather than breaks down, the disadvantages experienced by people in our poorest neighbourhoods is a failure. And a plan to support education that means more help for a child brought up in a community where their friends are privately educated, than a child born into poverty is socialism in reverse”.

He added:

“Ministers need to deliver on the Commission on Local Tax Reform and start devolving powers to communities that will let them respond to their own unique challenges.”

Given the SNP is a cult, given there is a lack of talent in their ranks, given they are a centrist authoritarian party, they won’t be empowering any communities especially those in the deprived areas.

The SNP want an underclass to vote for them, a readymade market of people who have been failed by the system to tap into and continue their grievance agenda blaming Westminster.

But the fault doesn’t lie in Westminster, the fault lies in Holyrood, it is Nicola Sturgeon who is holding back Scotland’s youth in deprived areas, it is the SNP who want ghettos, it is the SNP who want a crippled Scotland, they want independence and they don’t care who makes the people suffer, only that they do suffer.

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The price of stupidity: Angel Merkel and her Christian Democrats Union (CDU) party lose two of the three states as Germans vote for the far right, if you had any lingering doubts were you sit in the European referendum for a Brexit, let me help you out, go into the polling station and put an X where it says ‘leave’

Dear All

Are you one of those people who are unsure how to vote in the forthcoming EU Referendum to be held in the UK?

In Berlin today, a bomb went off, in the western district of Charlottenburg on a busy street, this story is unfolding as I write; there will be more to this but we will have to wait till the security forces provide more information.

In a recent election, the far right gained seats at the expense of Angela Merkel and her party, things will spiral upwards; Merkel has set in motion a chain of events which will lead to violence.            

13 November 2015 saw the Paris attacks, 129 people killed by Muslim extremists; the French Government is now doing a crackdown. They are clearing the migrant camp on the coast and in other areas.

Further south hundreds of migrants who risked their lives crossing river to get into Macedonia are rounded up on trucks and sent straight back to Greece, to them it’s a game, but at some stage the ‘game’ will turn ugly and violent.

In Austria, a Libyan migrant aged only 16, forced young Austrian woman into a basement and tried to rape her, he is being held by the Police.

In Sweden in one town there was eight sex attacks since 20TH February, two of the victims were 10 year old little girls. Apparently at night the town is like a ghost town, but I suspect once the shock wears off that the still of the night will be getting shattered.

The classic lull before the storm, here is a breakdown of the situation that the 45,000 residents are facing.

“February 20: Two ten-year-old girls were groped by a group of adult men. Police say the men surrounded the girls at a bus station and started to touch them while threatening to rape them. Adults saw what was happening and intervened before the men escaped.

February 21: A women was walking alone at midnight in the town centre when a man passing by made sexual remark. The woman responded by calling him an 'idiot'. He punched her, splitting her eyebrow and threatened to kill her. He was interrupted by passers-by and fled.

February 26: A women walking to work near the university was attacked by three men, beaten and pushed to the ground. They held her down and forced their fingers into her mouth while saying offensive, sexual words to her. Taleb Moafagh, 22, was arrested over the incident.

February 27: Police saw men surround a group of women and grope them outside a nightclub. When police tried to intervene, a drunken brawl broke out between men coming out of the club and the sex attackers fled.

March 2: Two women walking home from a bar were stopped by a group of men who told them: 'Girls should not be out at this time of the night' - before pushing them into a corner and groping them, then wandered off, laughing.

March 5: A woman walking by herself was threatened by a man in passing car, who screamed at her he would get his friends to 'rape and murder' her. When she ran off, he chased her but she managed to get to her apartment before he reached her.

March 6: A women walking home alone was whistled at by a man. When she told him to stop, he hit her in the head with his fist. She fell down and he punched her a second time, pushed her head into the snow and screamed at her he would rape and kill her before fleeing.

March 6: The same day another woman was walking home from a restaurant was attacked by three men. She was hit in the stomach by two of the men and shoved to the ground. A third man began undoing her trousers, but she managed to hit him in the head with her elbow. He started bleeding and fled. She later told police she was trained in martial arts - a skill police say saved her from being raped”.

In case you don’t get it, this is a sample of what is going on in Europe, Merkel opened the floodgates to terrorism, murder, robbery and rape, and get this; she is unrepentant according to reports. Defiant Angela Merkel has vowed to stick to her open-door migration policy.

The people of Britain have an opportunity to reclaim their borders by voting to leave the European Union, I grew up as a strong supporter of the EU; there are countless posts on the blog to this effect. It is terrible how the people of Europe have been betrayed by the political class, the vote and the ‘mindset’ is shifting to the far right.

The Leave Campaign in Britain according to a new poll has the edge it is said in the referendum, but much work still has to be done, the mainstream political parties must also back leave. We have to leave and leave quickly, if there is a price suggested by David Cameron in terms of job losses, then that is a price worth paying.

The alternative being fostered on to us is of course; terrorism, murder, robbery, paedophiles, organised criminal gangs and rape.

How much do you value you family?

Take a bit of time and think about that for a second, what is happening in Europe could be imported directly into your town. Of course we do have problems here where foreign criminals have acted in the same manner as exhibited on the shores of Europe.

As well as raping kids, those convicted are trying to use human rights to escape deportation back to Pakistan.

When someone flags up a problem, some people simply dismiss it because as long as the problem doesn’t affect them they don’t care. Once the problem hits them, then their position becomes subject to a remarkable change.

They become angry.

The UK Government’s position is to keep the status quo, however, if there is a no vote, then I suspect that the Government will not be too unhappy about this, every now and again, we get a quick snapshot of David Cameron mentioning of how we can trade with the rest of the world.

We will of course post Brexit still trade with the EU, and don’t let anyone kid you on it will be anything otherwise.

Britain is a good market for EU countries!  

David Cameron says Britain has just “100 days to secure our future” by voting to remain in the EU and that UK streets will be more dangerous if the country votes to leave.

Our future can be saved by leaving, and our streets will not be more dangerous, do you see any German or French police patrolling our streets? Do you think that EU countries will withhold intelligence because we left a trading block?

A vote to leave means that we get control of our borders, when we finally leave for good, EU citizens will not have an automatic right to enter Britain. This means people living here and born here will get the chance to have more opportunities in housing and jobs, along with other areas were they require help.

Poor people are about to be punished in the Chancellor’s new budget, the rich get rich, corporation such as google pay little or no tax, and the poor suffer.

Finally, it might mean that if we vote to stay in that the current political class will see a decline in their fortunes, it is happening to Merkel’s party, why should it not happen here!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Monday, March 14, 2016

Owned like a cheap suit, Andrew Neil exposes Nicola Sturgeon’s barmy economic plan in a car crash interview, you have to laugh at this sad pathetic individual who would have crippled Scotland

The Great Escape: Inept Nicola Sturgeon loses dedicated Councillor Marie Penman who quits SNP and accuses party HQ of ignoring bullying, Nicola Sturgeon’s scumbag husband Peter Murrell fails to ride to the rescue of an allegedly bullied female, what happened to protecting women Nicola?

Dear All

One of the themes I have blogged on is bullying in the Scottish National Party, as part of that theme, I said that the SNP HQ run by Nicola Sturgeon’s husband Peter Murrell ignores bullying and discrimination.

When I was in the party, the National Secretary of the SNP, William Henderson setup a complaint about me where he was also the complainer.

After I complained about the human rights abuse and farce, he resigns as National Secretary not long after, William Henderson is a piece of shit.

What isn’t widely published is the fact Sturgeon’s husband along with his wife also falls into the same category, evil nasty little vermin. You wonder why the cybernats are so nasty and brutal; it is because these people surround Sturgeon.

In a new development, an SNP politician has quit the party and launched a blistering attack on bosses who she accused of covering up abuse and bullying in local branches.

I was complaining way back in 2011.

Marie Penman, a councillor who was convenor of the Kirkcaldy SNP branch and ran the Yes campaign in the town before the independence referendum, said she had been the victim of a "campaign of hate" waged against her by another senior branch member.

This is par for the course in the SNP; the party is made up of various little factions and akin to a gang like culture.

Penman says the party headquarters knew about was transpiring in the branch since she first complained in June 2014.

She had received acknowledgements from Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh, the SNP women's officer, and party chief executive Peter Murrell.

If she went to Sheikh and Murrell she was onto a dead loss there straight away, equally a complaint to Derek Mackay or Ian McCann would have seen no action either based on my experience.

With no action being taken, the situation got worse leaving the ‘unity party’ exposed for what it is in that area, a "bitterly-divided group, full of hatred and recriminations."

This is a template of the modern SNP, the party within a party, a cult self-absorbed with their own greed and personal advancement. As the branch got worse, Penman
resigned as convenor and seven other office bearers also resigned, allegedly due to infighting.

In resigning Ms. Penman said:

"The people who voted for me in the by-election last year may feel disappointed that I am no longer representing the party they voted for. However, in all conscience, I simply cannot belong to a party that allows aggressive, bullying behaviour to go unchallenged. I asked for help and support from SNP HQ on numerous occasions, but was ignored. When I tried to find out how to formalise my complaint, I discovered that the SNP, as a party, has no policy on bullying in its constitution, and therefore no process in place to deal with it. Sadly, the SNP in Kirkcaldy is now a broken and divided party. There are still some good people involved, but their voices are drowned out by the very vocal minority who form a bullying clique around the person I complained about. I feel nothing but relief to be walking away."

The SNP reply is quite revealing by what it doesn’t say:

"We’re sorry that Marie struggled to feel at home within the SNP, but wish her all the best for the future."

I wonder how many people reading this will come to the conclusion that bullying is institutional in the SNP?

You can’t blame people like Marie Penman for being sucked into believing that the SNP are a party of decent people, they tricked me to, I freely admit that I was conned.

Still isn’t it nice that someone has managed to make a ‘home run’ and escape from them, Marie Penman has learned a valuable life lesson even although she is an experienced college lecturer, when you hang around with scum eventually they will turn on you.

Nicola Sturgeon and her husband Peter Murrell are ‘rats’, I have said this till I am blue in the face, and I will continue to say it because if there is a single person in Scotland who doesn’t know this then Scotland is all the poor for it.

The SNP Cult only acts to protect members of the cult, no one else.

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Friday, March 11, 2016

‘SNP Liar TV’, Nicola Sturgeon’s attempt to get control of the BBC in Scotland suffers a major setback as new poll shows 63% of viewers oppose BBC's plan for Scottish Six bulletin, if Scots are lucky the BBC will listen to the people of Scotland and not a grievance merchant attention seeker like Sturgeon, ‘we don’t want to see you Nicola’!

Dear All

It seems the majority of Scots including myself do not want the BBC to introduce a Scottish Six news bulletin.

SNP News or Sturgeon’s half hour of rhetoric appears to have even Nationalists baulking at the prospect. More than 60 per cent of viewers do not want the BBC to take away a quality news service production and replace it effective regional tripe which passes as a world view.

When you listen to the news, you want a quality product which is professionally done by experienced people.

The idea of a reporter on a windswept hill talking to Hamish the sheep herder in the pouring rain talking about the highland rural life is just not on.

Equally not on is a diatribe from Nicola Sturgeon cramming her face into every programme complaining and whinging about Westminster and refusing to answer questions.

'Liar TV' may make it onto youtube, but not BBC Scotland, Scots expect better and an in depth look how lacking in aspiration Holyrood is cannot be good for the soul.

We already know that Holyrood is the poor relation of Westminster when it comes to talent; you just need to tune and watch some of the buffoons on a microphone.

The BBC has been targeted continually by a Nationalist mob to introduce a Scottish Six news bulletin, they don’t want Scots looking out but inward, they also want control of the BBC in Scotland.

In the event of Scottish independence, the BBC in Scotland would have been closed down, deliberately destroyed by Scotland’s ‘jolly fat man’ Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon.

Regional news on after the main news bulletin works well, Scots get the best of both worlds, and we want the best of both worlds as 63% show in the YouGov poll conducted by The Times.

When asked, "Thinking about how the evening news is broadcast on the BBC, which of the following would you prefer to see?" 63 per cent agreed:

"The BBC in Scotland should continue to show the same 6 O'clock News as the rest of the UK, followed by half an hour of specifically Scottish news aimed at Scottish viewers".

A further twenty three per cent agreed "The BBC in Scotland should show a different 6 O'clock News programme to the rest of the UK, with an hour of news aimed specifically at Scottish viewers, including international, British and Scottish news."

Fourteen per cent said they were unsure.

And in a slap in the face to Nicola Sturgeon, the poll flung up that backing for the new programme was also low among people who voted for independence.

It seems that even the hard core Nationalists are sick to the stomach of Nicola Sturgeon and who could blame them, she betrayed over indyref 2, she and ‘fat man’ lied during the Scottish indybid, and the Scottish Government run by TeamSturgeon is crippling the Scottish NHS and councils.

Cuts, cuts, cut spiced up with lies, lies lies, and then of course there are the elected SNP, some of whom have been found out to be not the best of the best. The Cult is looking rather ragged these days, Sturgeon is looking old and tired despite the failed attempt to look young, dynamic and caring.

Old, worn out and sodded!

Such is the objections to Sturgeon News that the BBC has received a string of complaints over the plans, 14,500 have now signed a petition against the Scottish Six plans and the objections are mounting.

The general feeling is that the Scottish Six will be 'a descent into inward-looking parochialism' as stated by Lord Forsyth, the Former Scottish Secretary. Alex Salmond has added his weight to the ‘destroy the BBC’ in Scotland by saying the new bulletin 'would aim to provide Scotland's window on the world'.

Scotland already has a window on the world, in fact in a global age, Scotland has many many windows on the world but the BBC is special, ‘it’s our BBC’ in Scotland.

Nicola Sturgeon told Holyrood the plan was 'a really exciting opportunity' but only for her and her ilk to try and get control of the editorial content, expect the SNP to complain about the new service if it goes ahead.

Why complaints, so they can call for a separate Scottish board which they can load with their cronies as part of their overall plan to attempt to get a devolved BBC.

The Plans for a Scottish Six are also not going down well in BBC Scotland which has seen upset over the turmoil.

BBC Staff are angry at an "insulting" internal document which, they claim, implies the present Glasgow-based news team is not up to the job. Also they are furious at having learned of the plans in a newspaper report. It seems the Scottish Six was a badly thought out knee jerk reaction.

The fact is regarding quality, the BBC does have better resources outside Scotland to produce a superior programme, the staff at Pacific Quay can produce a show, the question will always come back to the quality of the content, and the experience.

Hardly their fault!

I want a quality news service from the BBC not just for myself but for Scotland, we need to be looking out on the world, we can only benefit from the current setup.

The Nicola Sturgeon dominated news will not appeal and already does not appeal to the masses, even Nats don’t want to see their news tampered with and certainly not by someone as backward looking as Sturgeon.

In the movie ‘A Good Year starring Russell Crowe and Albert Finney, there is a classic line which could be applied to Nicola Sturgeon and her antics:

“You little shit”!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Thursday, March 10, 2016

‘SNP Women will get things done’, Audit Scotland highlight Nicola Sturgeon’s abject failure as a leader, the Scottish Government's own NHS reforms lack competence and vision, now the NHS suffers with the whole system creaking at the seams, real-time budget cuts and increasing demand, how’s the social engineering gender experiment working out Nicola?

Dear All

I wish to take a bow; I wish to bask in the reflected glory of being ahead of the curve concerning the Scottish National Party, a cult, a party within a party and more importantly a ‘rat ship’.

Regulars readers know I have been highlighted over some years the fact  that there is a genuine lack of talent in the SNP, this is due to the mindset in the party which is akin to ‘inbreeding’.

The SNP is made up of various little anti British groups not interested in a better Scotland but solely in the breakup of the United Kingdom and pushing their own various little agendas at the expense of Scotland.

the Scottish Government’s own GERS report showed that the case for Scottish independence was a massive fraud on the people which would have crippled Scotland for decades if we had voted Yes!

And you can add to that the leadership of the SNP, Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon would have let that happen, endangering not just your family but everyone’s family in Scotland.

Now, today, new day new damning report, new scandal of the party which claims to be ‘stronger for Scotland’, this time, we are talking about the SNP mismanagement of the Scottish Health Service.

There truly is a lack of leadership provided by the Scottish Government to realise their own ‘vision’ for the future of the NHS because there is no deep thinking and the SNP jump from issue to issue for political gain instead of focus on the job in hand.

Audit Scotland, the nation's official public spending watchdog has led the charge by saying the SNP government hasn’t explained how it expected its ‘grand plan’ to put into effect or can explain what the cost implications actually are, in SNP land everything remains "unknown". Unknown by a lack of leadership and unknown by a lack of work or ethos to do a good job, the SNP have been trading off the wits of others, never taking the time to learn.

The lack of leadership just leaves things hanging in the air in the hope that a spare miracle comes along and someone else sorts out the problems, this is no way to run a government.

Instead of protecting the Scottish NHS, we are seeing real terms decreases in NHS spending over the last five years. The scandal of on-going cuts to council budgets also pose risks into making progress to deliver more home based services for the elderly to let them stay in their own homes rather than hospital.

If a job is worth doing, it is worth doing well, as I stated in the past as a former member, I witnessed how jobs were passed off to someone else to do or when done, done badly, Scotland isn’t ready for independence and the SNP who have lived on borrowed time aren’t really fit to be the government.
They’re crap!

If you take the Scottish Government's much trumpeted policy of merging NHS and council social care budgets under new care partnerships, why is that not running properly? Things don’t run properly because the Nationalists are loading Scotland up with small minded people who cannot think for themselves.

Politics in Scotland has been dumbed down by the way the SNP leadership conduct business, stupid is the new third way!

Caroline Gardner, Auditor General, said:

"An ambitious vision can be a catalyst for change but, without a clear and detailed plan of action, there's a risk that ambition is overtaken by circumstances. The Scottish Government must produce comprehensive long-term plans for realising its 2020 Vision".

Experts know the SNP is bad for Scotland, ordinary people know the SNP is bad for Scotland, although education can help you learn things, it struggles when it comes to getting lack of ambition and laziness out of the individual.

The 2020 Vision is the name given to the Scottish Government's strategy for looking after the growing elderly population by enabling people to live more healthily in their own homes.

This is to cut costs and to push the problems on to families to take more of the burden off the NHS, people by enlarge want to be in their own homes which is understandable, but they shouldn’t have to suffer as a requirement for that choice.

As I have mentioned, lack of leadership and lack of vision which all adds up to the Audit Scotland report saying:

"This lacked a clear framework of how it expects NHS boards and councils to achieve this in practice, and there are no clear measures of success, such as milestones and indicators to measure progress. The cost implications of implementing the 2020 Vision are unknown and there is a lack of detail about the main principles of the policy. There is also slow progress in developing the workforce needed for new models of care and a lack of information about capital investment to support the 2020 Vision."

In my idea for Police Scotland, the system would have been better, the SNP changed it and made a complete pig’s ear of it, then they loaded the SPA board with some of their cronies who used it as a ‘meal ticket’, akin like giving someone a ‘day out’ of the house.

Audit Scotland also adds regarding the latest debacle from TeamSturgeon that the transformational change required to make the vision a reality is not happening and the "Scottish Government needs to provide stronger leadership and a clear plan for implementing" it.

So there you have it, ram it through, not understand the issue, step back and hope that someone else with do the work and if not then criticise them and use sound bites coming from Nicola Sturgeon such as ‘SNP women will get things done’.

To show how things are getting away from Nicola Sturgeon’s pal, The Health Sec Shona Robison, the report highlights concern about the lack of analysis to show how much things cost and how well they work. It further draws attention to the Scottish Government tactic of using "multiple short-term funds to help local bodies implement change.

In other words lurch from crisis to crisis, and use money as the band aid. Again as I said in the past, short term vision, but short term vision doesn’t provide the level of funding or certainty to make large-scale sustainable changes. This means in the long run things will cost more and burn time and resources as well, all because Sturgeon cannot manage a government or appoint the right people to the right job.

In February, I wrote the blog post ‘your-granny is going to have to die, a month later we have Audit Scotland report telling us what we already know about Nicola Sturgeon’s lack of leadership, if she can’t get the rubbish lifted in the ghetto of Govanhill she represents, why should anyone have any expectations about her ability.

Nicola Sturgeon is  a shallow hollow vacuous woman who is completely out of her depth, her politics are garbage, she lurches from crisis to crisis, she surrounds herself with unthinking drones and the nastiest people in Scotland politics and her stupidity is crippling Scotland.

Your granny is going to have to die may not be a million miles from the reality.

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

SNP Leaders Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon’s con trick exposed, SNP Government’s stats clearly show how weak the case for independence actually was, I wonder how many Yes Neds are waking up to the fact that they endangered Scotland and their families, Scotland was saved by Better Together volunteers who braved the hatred and abuse

Dear All

In an alternate universe Scotland was independent; Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon won with a huge majority.

Then the majority started dropping, a wee Yes Ned gets told his dear old mummy is dying and she needs a lifesaving operation, he runs out of his house to Sturgeon’s office, he bangs on the frantically on the door.

Sturgeon comes out, he relays his problem, Sturgeon gives him platitudes and his mummy dies because she is so far down on the waiting list of a crippled Scottish NHS.

In this universe the same Yes Ned doesn’t lose his mummy despite the hatred he and his cohorts lashed on the people who fought for Better Together, because they stood up not just to protect Unionists but everyone.

Do you remember the lies told by the leadership of the Scottish National Party; one of the classics was that we are one of the richest nations.

So, why is Nicola Sturgeon imposing cuts, in Glasgow alone; she is robbing people of £82 million in resources, affecting kids and the elderly! Nicola Sturgeon has never stood up for Glasgow, and she never will.

A key part of the lie agenda sold to the gullible who thought that they would be getting nirvana, a land of milk and honey was that oil revenues would make Scotland rich. The SNP based their calculations that a high oil price would easily service all of Scotland’s needs and there would be a surplus to fund things like higher benefits.

The myth second oil boom by Alex Salmond was a disgusting con trick; he says that in the future the price would come back up, just to be clear, he didn’t know when, not much of a guru.

New figures show that Scotland generated less tax per head than the rest of the UK; this is Unionist propaganda from down south this is according to new official Scottish Government statistics.

Where would the Yes Neds be now if Scotland had voted for independence, living on reduced benefits and probably stabbed in the back by Sturgeon doing 40 hours a week on a US style workfare!

Trapped forever with no hope, no qualifications and no future, but we should remember everything at present isn’t rosy in the garden, but it would be a damn sight worse.

The oil slump pushed Scotland nearly £15billion into the red according to the annual Government Expenditure and Revenues in the Scotland report. You think you pain, think of a Scotland wiped out financially, having to get a bail out and being forced to sell off its assets like Greece.

A whole country crippled for decades while Nicola Sturgeon and her cohorts live the high life like Robert Mugabe’s entourage in Zimbabwe.

There was no planning for independence in Scotland; we know this as we had the ‘white paper’, 650 pages suitable as toilet paper in an emergency, or starting a fire or using as a hat or even wiping your nose if it was runny.

What the white paper couldn't be used for was a blueprint for a country despite what SNP MSP Joan McAlpine said about how powerful and wonderful it was.

During the independence referendum, the SNP screamed about Scots' paying higher tax contribution as evidence of the country's economic strength, but that wasn’t the whole picture, it was done to mislead people.

You see not only do the SNP hold Unionists in utter contempt, they also hold their own supporters in the low esteem.

Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, said leaving the UK would have had a "devastating impact" on Scotland's finances, forcing cuts to spending on schools and hospitals.

The human cost would be more dead people and more people left to suffer longer on waiting lists.

Your mum, your dad, your family!

Dugdale is spot on when she says people were misled by the SNP in the run-up to the referendum and that is unforgivable.

Murdo Fraser, the Scots Tory finance spokesman chipped in to accuse the SNP of trying to "con" voters with over-optimistic estimates of Scotland's oil revenues.

And as I blogged from start to finish in the Scottish referendum, the SNP were running a huge fraud on people.


"These figures shed new light on the SNP's deception before the referendum. Had their con succeeded, we would now be only 15 days away from separating the most successful political Union in history in favour of a leap into the dark. If the SNP had any humility, it would apologise to people in Scotland for trying to dupe us two years ago."

The SNP won’t apologise because they always say their lies were said in ‘good faith’, but as we are seeing in the SNP ranks, they aren’t many people who could claim the ‘good faith’ alibi.

Nicola Sturgeon in trying to deflect from the crash of oil said, Scotland's onshore economy was "doing well", with revenue growth of 3.2 per cent.

She said:

"Taken in the context of the wider economic environment, which has been impacted by muted global demand, falling oil prices and more difficult conditions for manufacturers, the economy has remained resilient with record levels of employment, positive economic growth and growing exports. This shows the foundations of Scotland's economy are strong and that we have a strong base to build our future progress upon."

What a load of meaningless pap.

She added:

"Despite the fact the onshore economy accounts for more than 90 per cent of Scotland's output, Scotland is clearly not immune to the problems being felt by the oil industry internationally. It is important to bear in mind that these are figures from just one year and while we are doing what we can to mitigate these problems, this needs immediate action from the UK Government."

How exactly is she mitigating the problems?

In SNP speak this is them writing a letter to the UK Government to call for more money and tax breaks, Sturgeon’s crew aren’t doing anything, they aren’t saving jobs anywhere whether it is in shipbuilding, oil or food. When something goes to the wall in Scotland, the SNP can’t save it, remember the Prestwick Airport deal, a black hole with no solution.

To show what passes for ‘help’ in the SNP for the oil industry Deputy First Minister John Swinney wants the UK Government to cut tax, he says that will make the North Sea more competitive globally.

And to show he doesn’t get it further Swinney added:

"I am also urging the Chancellor to remove fiscal barriers for exploration and enhanced oil recovery, to implement fiscal reforms to improve access to decommissioning tax relief and encourage late life asset transfers, and urgently consider additional non-fiscal support - such as government loan guarantees - to sustain investment in the sector."

So, to all Yes Neds, no need to save thank you for saving Scotland, no need to apologise for your disgusting behaviour, no need to apologise for being politically unaware and ignorant.


Because your apology isn’t worth hearing, your stupidity would have cost lives, maybe your dear old mummy suffer a long slow painful death as you stood there impotent unable to get help because Nicola Sturgeon crashed the Scottish economy.

And if you thought that Nicola Sturgeon would ride to your rescue to save mummy, just check out the Govanhill ghetto, she helps no one, all your work, all your effort and you couldn't work out that by not thinking for yourself how much and easily you were misled by her and Salmond.

The word for day is …… mug!

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Passing go and collecting £10,000, Scots millionaire's has a £6.5m fund for independent candidates to stand for public office, if you thought politics was just for ‘smart’ people think again, anyone can stand and showcase their abilities, you don’t ask you don’t get, anything holding you back when you see the current political crop failing us time and time again?

Dear All

One of the things I have learned in politics over the years is that anyone can stand for political office.

Qualifications required…… zero!

Life experience……… nil!

Chosen by God…… not required!

Ability to talk sense…. Desirable!

When you watch politicians on TV, you might they know everything, but the reality is they don’t, let’s take an example of SNP MSP John Mason.

 John Mason MSP is co-convenor of Scottish Parliament's finance committee, I campaigned for him 3 times; anyway he gets embroiled in a Twitter row over how much cash Westminster gives to the Scottish government.

During the spat he asked:

“How is national debt different from national deficit?”

Luckily there was a 6 year kid to help him out.

See what I mean, you don’t need to be smart or tick any of the boxes you think be a stumbling block to you standing.

You don’t even need to be a decent person to stand for public office either as the SNP have proven time and time against in the shape of their elected representatives, or even be hard working or turn up on time, or give a toss!

Yesterday, I blogged on the odious Natalie McGarry, in the past we had people like Charles Kennedy and Alastair Darling looking after Scottish interests, now we have a load of knuckle draggers who can hardly string a sentence together without lying or whinging.

In 2013, after helping many people get elected, I found myself standing as a candidate in the Govan by-election, no resources, no money and effectively no help; however two mates did a 2 hour canvassing session for me, and never let me forget it!

I came 7th of 14, despite only running a 17 day campaign and doing polling station duty to ask the neighbours to vote for me, plus I have two hate campaigns running against me, one by the Nationalists and the other by Tommy Ball who was convicted in October 2015 at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

Now, it seems that a reclusive Scottish millionaire is willing to bankroll independent candidates across the country to stand for public office. The newly-launched Campaign for a Free Parliament, which will give £10,000 each to 600 would-be MPs, and it is said it will also target Holyrood.

I had planned to stand for Holyrood myself but when I became serious ill I had to shelve those plans, basically I was living under the shadow of cancer, ended up having an operation and was bleeding all over the shop post op.

It was grim!

One of the things missing in politics in the UK is choice, not just choice but also people who aren’t tied to party lines and dogma, the biggest thing missing in politics is people being able to freely think. The classic example is the SNP, some the MPs and the MSPs are of such low calibre that they know if they keep their mouth shut, they will keep their meal ticket.

Anything which opens up politics to radically increase the number of independent MPs at Westminster is a good thing, when no one holds the balance of power; you get better government in my opinion. In some countries get coalitions formed all the time which is a good thing.

You might say what about the minor parties, can’t they fill the role of the independents, I say, look at who is running them, look at their track record, then make your own mind up.

Apparently some Labour MPs who oppose leader Jeremy Corbyn fear being ‘deselected’ as the candidate to fight the next election, some of them have to go, careerists who were Blair clones did a lot of damage to Labour. In the last leadership contest, Jeremy Corbyn stood out as the man to beat because the membership didn’t want a careerist; they want someone who is a free thinker.

That said, being a free thinker has it draw backs, especially if the person puts their agenda ahead of the party and country, leadership requires a wider world view. If you are thinking of standing for Westminster, the indy MP campaign plans to hold open primaries in all 600 Westminster constituencies to be fought in 2020.

The winners will be selected though the online voting websites Vote-Scotland and Vote-England.

Co-founder and campaign director Martyn Greene said that he had already been contacted by people who wanted to stand for Holyrood as well.

He said:

"It is probably unlikely that we will be able to for May's Scottish Parliament elections. But we want to extend this to Holyrood as well as Westminster."

Given a straight up choice of where I would rather do to do politics, I would chose Westminster because of the chance to learn, the experience down the road is far better than you get in the Scottish political pond.

Anyway, if you are up for it, then consider this, as long as you satisfy the legal requirements, there is nothing stopping you.

Of course you would have to run a proper campaign and abide by the conditions of the scheme if selected but what have you to lose.

Never let someone tell you that you are not good enough or that someone is better than you, if you want to stand then just do it.

What do you think George Laird, the Member of the Westminster Parliament, and if I get stuck, I can ask any 6 year old kid for political advice and how to spend my pocket money!

Finally, I guess the millionaire sticking up his cash isn't sold on Nicola Sturgeon and her SNP Cult as being 'Stronger for Scotland', the public deserve better, they deserve what they had in the past, people who are committed to public service and not self service.

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University

Monday, March 7, 2016

Unfit to be an MP: Nicola Sturgeon’s pal, the odious Natalie McGarry has smeared a director of Scotland in Union by writing the organisation is 'run by holocaust denier', the Nationalists have form for targeting, labelling and smearing people, how many scandals does this make now for Natalie McGarry, she is a nasty vicious horrible wretched creature polluting Scotland's politics

Dear All

As people know I had to go through a very nasty court case last year where former SNP Organiser Tommy Ball pled guilty to posting tweets labelling me a ‘known paedophile’ among other things.

When I wrote that post which proved very popular, I highlighted the fact that the elected SNP MP Natalie McGarry was also involved. Because Tommy Ball pled guilty to his crimes, I was denied the opportunity to name Natalie McGarry in open court for the part she played in assisting Ball by linking my blog to the hate account setup by Ball.

Here is what she wrote:

I've made it! At last I've been designated non-Jedi by the great sage that is @georgemlaird Want a laugh? Here ya go:

In the statement to Police, I also named two other people, Shona McAlpine; Office Manager of SNP MSP Humza Yousaf and Jonathan Mackie, Office Manager of SNP MP Chris Stephens, what do these people all have in common?

Nicola Sturgeon.

They are all part of her Southside nasty vicious clique, and they all socialise together.

Natalie McGarry uses twitter to spout hatred towards people, and she has a habit of trying to smear and label people. This has been going on for a long time, what happens is this, she labels someone to discredit and smear them, then there is a backlash and she closes her twitter account to the public until the heat dies down.

Her recent spat with high profile author JK Rowling is a classic example, the Scottish National Party made a huge mistake in passing Natalie McGarry as a candidate, even they now must admit that. In the SNP selection isn’t based on merit, it is based on who you know; McGarry’s mother is an SNP cllr and her auntie the Presiding Officer at Holyrood.

Lots of people joined the SNP after the independence bid failed, they thought they were joining a political party but they signed up to help a ‘cult’, a party within a party. As the recent flares ups in the press show the SNP isn’t a united party.

Fast forward to the present day, and we get a taste of how much a ‘pig in a poke’ the people of Glasgow East have been saddled with, McGarry must be the most scandal ridden MP in Scotland or close to it, but she is Nicola Sturgeon’s pal, Sturgeon personally backed her to be the MP in the East End of Glasgow.

Oh how she must regret that decision!

Have you heard of the group, Scotland in Union?

They are a pro-union group which campaigns for Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom; they are a non-party movement making a positive case about the benefits of the Union. Now, it seems that yet again, Natalie McGarry is back to what she does best, smearing.

In the wee early hours of Sunday morning, it seems that the odious Natalie Mcgarry took to twitter to write:

"Leading unionist figures do know that 'Scotland in Union' is headed by an internet troll and an outed holocaust denier, right?"

Scotland in Union is run by Alastair Cameron, he is ex Sandhurst, I have met him on my travels, he is also a married father from Edinburgh who is a director and works full time as a consultant in the financial services industry.

I would say that he is a straight forward guy, likeable and passionate about Scotland and its role in the United Kingdom. I have met many like him as in my youth I used to train up people like him to go to Sandhurst while as I was at University of Glasgow.

Now, all hell appears to be about to break loose as Scotland in Union is considering taking legal action against Natalie McGarry after she wrongly claimed it was led by an "outed holocaust denier".

I would say that although McGarry has since deleted the tweet, the damage to the reputation of Alastair Cameron has already been done, what was wrote is now out there in the public domain in the social media and mainstream media.

Being called an "outed holocaust denier" is right up there with the other types of smears that the Nationalists use to smear and label people.

After the tweet was removed, McGarry wrote this allegedly:

"I'd add however, that you should be careful who is distributing your materials, but apologies etc."

What kind of apology is this?

A spokesman for Scotland in Union said:

"We are surprised that an elected member of parliament would make such a false and offensive accusation. We will be taking legal advice before responding formally to Ms McGarry."

The only way to stamp out the offensive behaviour of Natalie McGarry is by taking her to Court and make her pay for her actions.

I think Scotland in Union should ‘crowd fund’ for a Court case and drag McGarry in Court as soon as possible, given she has a history of abusing and smearing people, I would expect the damages would be quite high, and she couldn’t write this off as a one off regarding her past behaviour.

Sitting on the backburner is of course the scandal of Women for Independence, which she co-founded, the members called in police after concerns were raised over its finances, and allegations of £30,000 not being accounted from a paypal account linked directly to Natalie McGarry’s bank account.

Natalie McGarry denies any wrongdoing but we should also remember so did Bill Walker and Tommy Ball, other Nicola Sturgeon allies before they ended up in Criminal Court. In both Walker’s and Ball’s cases, their criminality was an ongoing series of events.

Scotland in Union are understood to be meeting with lawyers this morning and perhaps an update may be issued later, this is a serious matter, Alastair Cameron’s reputation and by default the reputation of Scotland in Union has also been called in question.

The correct public forum to seek redress is a Court of Law, it is time that Natalie McGarry was made to face justice, not the mob rule of ‘community justice’ but the tried and tested benchmark of a Court.

And if I was Scotland in Union, I would seek out her other victims so that when compensation is awarded that Natalie McGarry will have the smile wiped right off her face, McGarry has overstepped the mark.

Finally, Natalie McGarry is a close personal friend of Nicola Sturgeon, is anyone asking Sturgeon why she is hanging around with so many despicable nasty people?

Yours sincerely

George Laird
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University