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Meanwhile in Norn Iron…

So General Election. I am not tempted to say that this is eighteen different elections. At best it is maybe 50% elections and 50% coronations. The usual suspects…analysts and number crunchers on Slugger O’Toole will tell us that if these … Continue reading

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BREXIT Broke Britain But…

BREXIT broke Britain but… will it break the “United Kingdom”? In June 2016, I voted for the “UK” to leave the European Union. Actually, I voted in a perverse way for England to be expelled from the European Union. Many … Continue reading

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FitzjamesHorse Rides Again…Again

I have not blogged since July. One of the things that always surprises me is signing into “Keeping an Eye on the Czar of Russia” is the stats …people really do read this Blog. I find this literally awesome …a … Continue reading

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Three Generations of LetsGetAlongerists

I wonder if LetsGetAlongerism is changing. Well……everything is changing. Back in the 1960s there were so-called liberal unionists who thought that sectarianism was outdated and we could all just get along if Catholics just became unionist and…conservative. Give a Catholic … Continue reading

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It Was Twenty Years Ago Today…

…that the Good Friday Agreement was signed. 10th April 1998. It seems like yesterday but it is actually closer to one third of my life. Good Friday just happened to be the day that it was signed. There were intense … Continue reading

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“What We Need Is A Great Big Melting Pot”

….”big enough to hold the world and all its got. Keep it stirring for a hundred years or more. Turn out coffee coloured people by the score” Perhaps I am not the only person here who was a 17 year … Continue reading

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A Civic Forum: The Last Refuge Of The Un-Electable

I see people on Slugger O’Toole are again beating the drum for a Civic Forum. One of the great problems that the LetsGetAlongerists have with the post-Good Friday politics is that they are not part of it. Indeed that’s the … Continue reading

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