Monthly Archives: April 2014

So…Equal Marriage?

Later today, the Norn Iron Assembly will be debating “Equal Marriage”. Even though, the DUP have submitted a Petition of Concern, the exercise is not entirely pointless…as it sets out the attitudes of the main players in Norn Iron. Is … Continue reading

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Never Mind The Quality…Feel The Width!

Never Mind the Quality…Feel the Width! Just been informed that I have now published 1,000 posts on Keeping An Eye On The Czar. This is a massive tribute to my ability to lie in bed all day with an ipad. … Continue reading

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Banker Bonus, Living Wage And Zero Hours

It is of course a cliche that to make the Rich work hard…you have to pay them a fortune and to make the Poor work harder…you only need to pay them buttons. Last week there was a furore over the … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Popes

So…Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are now Saints. Congratulations. (Is it protocol to congratulate Saints?). The older I get the more nostalgic I get. I can remember the Manchester United FA Cup Final line up from 1958. … Continue reading

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This Blog Is Now In “Election Mode”

This Blog has a wide readership. Of course you all know that I am member of SDLP but I am always heartened when non-SDLP people tell me that I am “independently minded”. It will come as no surprise that KEEPING … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth Conference…2014

SDLP Youth held their annual Conference today. It was a little low-key. Many of the leading young members were otherwise engaged…canvassing for the upcoming elections. A lot of them like Thomas Larkham (Lurgan), Ben Niblock (South Derry), Dermot Henderson (Derry) … Continue reading

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Election Literature…UKIP

UKIP also leafleted me today. The United Kingdom Independence Party is of course…mad. They will be destroy the “United Kingdom” which means I want to support them. Their entire raison d’etre is that they dont much care for the modern … Continue reading

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