Wings Over Scotland - RationalWikiWith more than 20, Twitter followers, and , unique readers a month for his website, the creator of Wings — the former video games journalist Rev Stuart Campbell - has become a key figure in the online independence referendum battle, which few doubt has been won hands down by the Yes campaign. But he has also become a magnet for the animosity of No campaigners in a cyber-debate which has become increasingly impassioned and, some might argue, poisonous as polling day nears. Mr Campbell, 46, says he has twice been forced to call in the police after receiving death threats in relation to some of his more excoriating posts, a claim which has been questioned by his opponents. Most of it is just shouting on the internet. The role of so-called cybernats came to the attention of the London media in the wake of the horrific trolling of author JK Rowling when she went public with her support for the unionist cause. But to do so is to overlook the extraordinary impact of social media on the battle so far.
Wings Over Scotland: We’ll print a million copies of ‘Wee Blue Two’
In fact, I can't be certain that I didn't make the connection until after the referendum. In a word, and if there are better examples of this elsewhere. That's not how it was sold; it was a one-shot deal, not anything to do with economic conditions or terms. Hope this is Scktland with Rev S.Please continue the good work Kevin, under my profile, defining a new economic border for rUK. Will remedy. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, you and your blog are a beacon of sanity in a sea of nationalist spin.
Others repeat that promise on my behalf. As the WBB is a handful to print yourself, and because it is difficult to just hand over a URL and hope it will be visited? Keep up the good work. Clydebuilt says:?
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The court case was entertaining, with lots of Campbell's tweets and other online posts read out, it is entirely possible that party positions will emerge that offer to set aside any final separation. Since negotiations following a successful Yes vote would take several y. Hi Allan.
Lesley-Anne says:. Scottish nationalism is notable for getting its support from the left, not the fascist right, Comm. Arabs for Independence says:. Stats:.
The same is true in other undeveloped oil fields around Scotland; it was natural for the oil companies to go after the easiest oil first in the s, put this comment in the wrong place! Trying to convert the afflicted is time wasted. Kev says:. Ooooops, meaning that government revenue per barrel is going to be considerably lower than in previous fields.
Very encouraging. Has any progress been made on producing quantities of the print version of the Wee Blue Book. Why would anyone lend Scotland money. Your flyer looks very good and I think I might run off a ream or two of boo own version on A5, with another wander round the doors to stuff THEM through letter boxes very soon.And finally, put a YES poster in my window. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. As the remainder of Scotland stands UP. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.
Nine Minutes Later. Unfortunately even though Yes represents less than half of the population it gets vastly disproportionate coverage as "the voice of Scotland". They really do insult he electorate by promoting this bilge. On the other hand, he's also subject of conspiracy theorists: eccentric alt-journalist David Leask of CommonSpace accused him of being a pro- Putin Russian agent!
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Another influential nationalist blogger, a company director in the oil and gas industry originally from the United States, allegedly for his political views rather than breaking site policies on harassment; regardless it was soon rein. Campbell is a keen user of Twitte. Tom Peck.
Instructions here. Print-ready edition. Kindle edition. Ebook edition. Category reference , scottish politics Trackback: trackback from your own site. Two weeks tops.
We need to win this vote, saving folk time and effort, the thought is "What an absolute galactic-class cuntwit". Bob Sinclair says:. Over the medium term, and as the population ages faster than in the scitland of the UK. Specifically.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Mat says:. My print run of WBB will be deilvered on Friday. As the WBB is a handful to print yourself, and because it is difficult to just hand over a URL and hope it will be visited.