Tag Archives: Newton Emerson

Sinking Ship?

An amusing thread over on Slugger O’Toole. “Take Alliance seriously. They represent what most people want, the politics of compromise”. Its not the most catchy headline that Brian “Dimbleby” Walker has come up with. But Walker, who might be styled … Continue reading

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Good Old Norn Iron

Those of us who love Nostalgia will have enjoyed the cameo performance by an audience member on the Stephen Nolan-Alan Partridge Show tonight. Beneath all the good news “Our Time, Our Place” narrative, it is good to know that the … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Newton Emerson…And SDLP

Oscar Wilde had a way with words. So did Mark Twain. So …in his own way….does Newton Emerson. Oscar Wilde said something about us lying in the gutter but some of us are looking up at the stars. Newton Emerson … Continue reading

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Alas Poor Newt

Seemingly the latest victim of Tinternet is Newton Emerson. Something he said on Facebook apparently. SDLP reported it to the BBC where he has a regular Freelance gig….and the Beeb sacked him. There wasa time when Newton Emerson was a … Continue reading

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I Think I See Whats Happening Here

Hmmmm………Slugger O’Toole publishes a post referencing Newton Emersons reaction to THAT opinion poll. It is a particuarly fanciful analysis by Emerson (for whom I have never cared) and the comparatively new Sluggerite “Better Together”. Both “Better Together” and Emerson………Id call … Continue reading

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Belfast Sectarian Beatings…Redux

A few days ago, I blogged about James Turley, a Catholic Belfast youth, who was savagely beaten up by a gang of Protestant youths while he was working as an extra in a movie being shot in the loyalist Village … Continue reading

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