Tag Archives: President Barak Obama

Major and Blair Come To Visit

The worst aspect of the EU Referendum is that the simple IN/OUT choice means unlikely bedfellows and indirectly supporting some truly awful people. A “Leaver” may not enjoy being grouped with Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Nigel Farage and Kate Hoey. … Continue reading

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President Obama…LetsGetAlongerist

I really dont have much time for President Obama. An American President will always act in the interests of United States. It is human nature we love to hear foreign politicans say the “right” thing about domestic matters. For example, … Continue reading

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Cuba…Close But No Cigar…Yet!

It has to be good news that United States of America and Cuba are actually talking. The fifty odd years of hostility has outlived the Cold War and has frankly taken on the appearance of two elderly neighbours who fell … Continue reading

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BiBi: Overplaying His Hand

If I have learned anything about Blogging, it is “never mention Israel”. So…Israel. Or specifically Prime Minister Netanyahu (I am far too lazy to look up the correct spelling) and that curious invitation from Congress to address them on Capitol … Continue reading

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Right Of Reply: Patrick Corrigan

A few days ago, I posted a bog “A Tale Of Two Corrigans” in which I noted that Patrick Corrigan, top man in local Amnesty International, made a very public speech last Saturday, criticising American record on human rights and … Continue reading

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John F Kennedy: The Irish Legacy

I was in Dublin last week and picked up the First Day Cover, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Visit of President John F Kennedy to Ireland. I am old enough to remember that visit. It was some forty odd … Continue reading

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Slugger O’Toole And Non-Persons

Does Slugger O’Toole, the LetsGetAlongerist message board have a list of people who are are “undesirables”? Probably not …or I would probably be on it. Yet Slugger seems to ignore some people. What harm could James Kelly the veteran journalist … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Corrigans

Here is an odd thing.Yesterday I was looking thru the Amnesty International website when I spotted a blog by Patrick Corrigan, the Amnesty Man in Belfast and occasional contributor to letsgetalongerist website Slugger O’Toole. The blog was actually a text … Continue reading

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Barak Obama Is No Martin Sheen

I was as pleased as most Europeans with the election of Barak Obama in 2008. I certainly got the whole “History being made” thing. But even then I was realistic enough to know that Obama was going to be President … Continue reading

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G8….Wake Me Up When It’s Over

As part of the whole normalisation process which we must accept…the G8 Summit is coming to County Fermanagh next week. To be honest I prefer that whole Titanic crap and that Derry City of Culture nonsense. Possibly even the MTV … Continue reading

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