With Trump and Brexit still to happen, 2017 will be nothing if not interesting.
Ruth, Kezia and Willie are so keen to oppose everything the Scottish Government does, they've come to oppose Scotland.
Far from having had enough of experts, as the President-elect and his English Appreciation Society (Farage) would have it, we need more of them, and more than ever. Ignorance is most definitely not bliss- it leads to Brexit and other such silliness.
What have we become, when the death of a celebrity, however sad that may be, so dominates the headlines, just a few hours after a plane crash, killing 92 people?
With any luck, I will wake up tomorrow morning to find that Santa has delivered Scottish independence for Christmas.
If Brexit is to be a bruising, perhaps even a humiliating process for "Britain", the Tories are determined that Scotland will share that pain- more so, if possible.
Sad, is it not, that so many Scots are willing to sell their self-respect, for (what they perceive to be) a fistful of dollars (well okay, pounds!)?
If the so-called Scottish Labour Party and Scottish Liberal Democrats truly gave a damn about Scotland, they'd be ruling a second independence referendum very much in, should the Tories' Brexit sell Scotland short.
As far as I can tell, there are only two "Scottish" political parties at Holyrood- the SNP and the Greens.
All this talk of "British values" has brought it home to me just how little I've come to value being British, which is to say not at all.