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The Police Farce (sic) Games

Of all the bad ideas….Titanic, City of Culture, G8 Summit, Poet Laureate for Belfast….the World Police and Firefighter Games is probably the worst since Justin Bieber and the MTV Awards. There is the Olympic Games. There are regional competions such … Continue reading

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Six Hundred ” British” Policemen

It was perhaps inevitable after the G8 Summit that “British” police would be flown into Norn Iron for the Twelfth. There is perhaps a great principle for Republicans. BRITISH police!!!! In Norn Iron??? Personally I am very relaxed about it … Continue reading

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Drugs…Nobody Knows Nothin’

Titanic Centre, Justin Bieber at MTV Awards, Derry “City of Culture”, Rory McIlroy, G8 Summit…amid all the relentless good news stories being churned out by the compliant journalists in Norn Iron, there are occasional reminders that it is all a … Continue reading

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Riot Anecdote

Weearlier had visitors from another shown today. Naturally tsub conversation turned to the Flegs rioting. Yesterday my friend was thriving to the bookies to get his football bets on. Stopped by one of the PSNIs young women officers, monitoring the … Continue reading

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Baggott…For God’s Sake Go!

Political Policing….we still have it. It is not necessarily about the old RUC being the paramilitary wing of the old Unionist regime. Political Policing is about following a narrative dictated from Stormont. supporting the prevailing orthodoxy. We have a narrative … Continue reading

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Don’t PSNI Ever Talk To Each Other?

Now here is an odd thing. The PSNI are seemingly not very sure who is behind all this rioting. There MIGHT be paramilitary involvement. Yet the Police Federation which representhe police officers states openly that the UVF is involved. It … Continue reading

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Peace Rally??

I suppose if you are going to have a mass Rally for Peace outside Belfast City Hall, then nine days before Christmas….and peoples shopping progress already delayed by ten days of loyalist “protest”…..is the wrong time to actually have it. … Continue reading

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Alliance: Decision Time?

The Alliance Party are too angry to act logically at the moment. They have a right to be angry. There seems no end to the viloence…..”pogrom” they have called it……and the hyperbole is understandable. The Stormont Debate yesterday will not … Continue reading

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That Was The Week That Was

A bad week……but what exactly happened? Belfast City Council meet to debate the Big Flag…..the British one which flies over the City Hall. Belfast is no linger a unionist citadel. There are fifty councillors. Sinn Féin have sixteen. SDLP eight. … Continue reading

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Political Policing?

I was talking to a young police officer a few nights ago. I had not spoken to her in about eighteen months, when she had just finished training. I have noticed a big change in her..she is not quite so … Continue reading

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