I gave up on the Scottish media a long time ago. I can't imagine any other democratic nation on earth having to put up with the mediocrity we in Scotland do. The entity behaves like a long time heroin addict who requires a regular fix from its dealer - Labour. When it gets one it feels good for a brief spell before continuing its downward spiral.
Labour's Scottish fightback is a happening thing. Radical, Socialist and Left Wing - the people's party has returned. The group formerly known as 'Scottish Labour' has been reborn, it is more autonomous than ever before and ready to take on the SNP.
The following was intended to be chapter 3 in my book 'London Calling: How the BBC stole the Referendum'. It was eventually removed as part of the sub-editing process. I have reproduced it here and hope you find the contents thought provoking.
The BBC of course isn’t the sole broadcast news provider in Scotland, there is also STV and SKY. But neither have the influence the state broadcaster has. This is chiefly because of the way the BBC is funded.
Former socialist and Solidarity MSP between 1999-2007, Tommy Sheridan, has been selected to head the Solidarity electoral challenge in Glasgow at next year's Holyrood election.
Dear Mr Cameron,
Following the announcement of your government’s English Votes for English Laws proposal earlier this week, the Scottish National Party has been clear in our condemnation of the plans.