The End of Scottish Independence?

Something momentous happened last week at the SNP conference…something that went largely unreported and unnoticed except from a brave few. Something which greatly saddens me.   As predicted on this blog two years ago the SNP have given up on Independence.  The dream is over.  Or rather the dream remains only as a dream.  It’s useful to motivate the troops but to all intents and purposes … Continue reading The End of Scottish Independence?

Taxpayers’ money supports industrial scale slaughter of babies in the womb – Scotsman Article

This article was published in The Scotsman yesterday – you can read the original here –  It was also good to see my fellow Solas Trustee, Gordon MacDonald have his article published in the same paper on the same day –  Killing is wrong  Taxpayers’ money supports industrial scale slaughter of babies in the womb Although Theresa May’s recent visit to Africa was more noted … Continue reading Taxpayers’ money supports industrial scale slaughter of babies in the womb – Scotsman Article

The Scottish Referendum – Four Years On

Four years ago I wrote this on the day we voted to see whether Scotland would become an Independent country. The deed is done. I voted. And for the first time in decades I feel that my vote actually counts and matters. Democracy has returned to Scotland. Nobody died. There were no riots. No-one invaded. There were no bombs. And my vote matters. I am … Continue reading The Scottish Referendum – Four Years On

David Robertson: Children are being indoctrinated over gender – they should find identity in Christ Read – The Scotsman

In a providential timing – just as The Times ran a hatchet job attacking me, and the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church also got stuck in – The Scotsman decided to publish my article on the same subject of gender self-identity.  To put it mildly all hell has broken loose – will let you know more tomorrow…but meanwhile here is the article…you can read the original and the … Continue reading David Robertson: Children are being indoctrinated over gender – they should find identity in Christ Read – The Scotsman

Lord Mackay’s life is a shining beacon in an age of secular dogmatism

Lord Mackay of Clashfern rose from humble beginnings to become Lord High Chancellor Published: 07:00 Wednesday 10 January 2018  “There is no Scotsman, indeed no British person in public life whom I admire more” – thus begins Sinclair Ferguson’s foreword to J. Cameron Fraser’s new book, Learning from Lord Mackay, that serves as a good introduction to a much understated and underappreciated public servant. When … Continue reading Lord Mackay’s life is a shining beacon in an age of secular dogmatism

“Our society needs to come to grips with and understand the love of God” – Article in The Scotsman

This is my article in todays Scotsman  I think this is a really important issue – if you agree then please do share this article….we need to get the message out, to counter the emotive propaganda that almost universally floods out of our politicians and media….Better still go out and buy a Scotsman and pass it on to your family, friends and colleagues! (Time for … Continue reading “Our society needs to come to grips with and understand the love of God” – Article in The Scotsman

The Religion of Human Rights is Anti- Democratic – Article in Scotsman

This article is in today’s Scotsman..you can read the original and comment Here The religion of Human Rights is anti-democratic Protesters take part in an anti-terror and Human Rights march in Germany.  The elites tell themselves how they ‘care for the poor’, but they want to nanny them, says David Robertson. There is a new religion in town. It alone knows the truth. It is intolerant, … Continue reading The Religion of Human Rights is Anti- Democratic – Article in Scotsman

Educating Hans but not Hamish or Henrietta

There is a great and largely unnoticed injustice in todays Britain.  The government is pursuing a policy which discriminates against people because of their nationality and against the poor.  If this was being done by the UK government my Twitter feed would be full of outraged Scots decrying the evils of a Tory government – but it’s not.  This is the policy of the liberal, … Continue reading Educating Hans but not Hamish or Henrietta

When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 1 – The Fantasy

“Supporters of Scottish Independence should vote No if there is another Independence Referendum” That statement seems an oxymoron.  Surely if you support Scotland being an independent country, then you should vote Yes in another independence referendum?  This argument is not just a semantic political one, it is a tale about Scotland today and about how politics is being conducted in the modern Western world.  For … Continue reading When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 1 – The Fantasy

The sun is shining full tilt on ambitious Dundee

This Article about Dundee was in the Scotsman on Friday. Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world but sometimes we Scots can do ourselves down by being a wee bit parochial. I had some American friends who flew into Edinburgh airport, on their way to stay with me in Dundee. To their amazement at the tourist counter they were asked: “What do you … Continue reading The sun is shining full tilt on ambitious Dundee