Monthly Archives: May 2013

It’s Zero Sum Stupid!

Bad week for nationalism. Hence the gloating on Slugger O’Toole and the admiration there for Jim Allister of the TUV. He socked it to Sinn Fein this week or to paraphrase Slugger …it was a victory for common sense and … Continue reading

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Parsley…Sage?

On his excellent blog, Ian James Parsley worries about the life of the current Assembly being extended by an extra year to 2016. It is, he says, a breach of Democracy and its hard to argue with him because the … Continue reading

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Favourite LetsGetAlongerist Opinion Poll

I am not very good at doing links to other Blogs but I urge you to vote in the Opinion Poll organised by Mr Hoboroad on his excellent Blog. Your favourite (sic) LetsGetAlongerist.  A crowded field. Could this be the … Continue reading

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My Top 14 LetsGetLongerists

Inspired by a stirring thread on Slugger O’Toole…on the top fourteen “cross border co-operators”, I feel like I should do a big shout out to my top fourteen LetSGetAlongerists. 1 Duncan Morrow. 2 Quintin Oliver 3 Mick Fealty 4 Andy … Continue reading

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H4H …EDL

When Drummer Lee Rigby was hacked to death in a London street last week, he was wearing a Tshirt, in support of the British military charity, Help for Heroes (H4H). To some extent this charity is the new ” Royal”British … Continue reading

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Public Grief …Public Hysteria

Watching the English Defence League last night on the News. They are reacting to the death of a young soldier, Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London last week. BBC, ITN, Sky News are not in much doubt. They are the very … Continue reading

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Wexford 1798

Wexford is probably my favourite county. History is written in every blade of grass and importantly people down there actually care about it. Boulavogue where it all started on a bright May meadow. The Harrow, where the first skirmish took … Continue reading

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