Tag Archives: David Ford MLA

# Tiochfaidh Ar Lo

As hashtags go…its pretty effective. Aliance Anna Lo MLA for South Belfast and the Party candidate in the European Election has grabbed the political headlines by saying that a United Ireland would be a pretty good idea. Thats a surprise. … Continue reading

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Good News Week…For SDLP

So here is a welcome piece of News for SDLP. They are the political party that the electorate trusts most on “economic issues”. I wonder how many people actually took the full meaning of the question on board. It is … Continue reading

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Alliance Party…The Hashtag Party?

I have to say that I am mildly amused at the hashtag “Aim High Vote Lo” as a campaign slogan for Alliance Euro candidate, Anna Lo. But I cant help feeling that the Alliance Party did not think this one … Continue reading

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Inflatable Rats…Old Belfast…New Belfast

I was watching Sky News at midnight last night. The lead story was that the British Government was going to do “something” about intimidation of directors of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery by trade unionists. It is said that members of … Continue reading

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Nurturing Unionist Stupidity

A few weeks ago, a taxi driver told me a story. One of his neighbours took off his shoes and socks and walked twelve miles on a cold night to a hospital…where he was detained as being a person at … Continue reading

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Abortion And Stormont

I personally don’t think Abortion mixes well with Politics. I have private views and political views. And any attempt to be nuanced alienates people who self identify as “Pro Life” and “Pro Choice”. There is a concept called Objective Wrong … Continue reading

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Alliance Party: Reasons To Be Cheerful?

Absolutely none. In short term or long term. None. And I can live with that. With their usual sense of entitlement….being GODs Special People…they anticipated some sympathy in respect of their “principled” stand on Flegs. But I think they hopelessly … Continue reading

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Alliance Party: Reassuringly Crap

David Ford said last night that the story of the night would be the Alliance Partys performance. I am happy to point out that the story was that they were awful. No sympathy. No liberal unionists. No Catholic unicorns. No … Continue reading

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Flying The Flag On St Patricks Day

I have very much enjoyed the comments on my blogs about Parades and St Patricks Day. Last night, I thought I should blog …that it the absence of official recognition for the National Flag of Ireland at say St Patricks … Continue reading

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Alliance Party Broadcast

Have you ever had that terrible experience where the Alliance Party have a party political broadcast and you can’t find the remote control to get the gobshites off the TV? I have always thought the Alliance Party would be dangerous … Continue reading

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