Tag Archives: Slugger O’Toole

Pension For Troubles “Combatants”

I tried to post this on Slugger O’Toole an hour ago. Seems a shame not to publish it. The nature of posting on Slugger (his gaffe, his rules) and Czar (my gaffe, my rules) is that I am somewhat more … Continue reading

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“Timed Out” By Slugger O’Toole

Well this is odd. Last night I asked why a comment I had made on Slugger O’Toole had been removed. Can I ask who removed my observation that recently on Slugger it was claimed that surveys are “evidence” and that … Continue reading

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It Feels Like Starting Over

This Blog started in 2011. In late 2012, it really took off. It was started as a parody and had Seriousness thrust upon it. I am now 68 years old. And I am tired. I have other interests. I contribute … Continue reading

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O’Tooles: A Guide

With the co-option of Matthew O’Toole as the new SDLP MLA for South Belfast, there appears to be a lot of O’Tooles around. My guide: St Laurence O’Toole…Archbiship of Dublin in 12th century. Fought the Normans. Good guy. Fintan O’Toole…jounalist … Continue reading

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Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream…

One of the strange things about being a political nerd is that I sometimes dream about Politics. Last night, I dreamed  that the DUP had merged with the Alliance Party and Mick Fealty was the Press Officer. How ridiculous is … Continue reading

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The Slugger Shilling

As many of you will have noticed, I have written three or four posts on Slugger O’Toole in the past three months. This does not mean that I have taken the Slugger O’Toole Shilling or gone over to the Dark … 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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So Euros…How Was It For You?

The Euro Campaign is over. I have not blogged much. Too busy on Slugger with the usual regiment of Sinn Féin bots and Alliance Party trolls. I have been in Coalisland, Dungannon, Carrickfergus and spent a few hours in Derry yesterday … Continue reading

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Lyra McKee (RIP) Funeral

The strange thing about Journalism is that they get to report on their own. Not just the Leveson Inquiry. And they seem quite well disposed to fellow journalists. Whether its a Brother from the old Press Lodge in Arthur Square or … Continue reading

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You Always Hurt The One You Love

Every so often, I sign into this Blog. It is mostly about “maintenance”. The Czar of Russia, Donald Trump, DUP, letsgetalongerists still need to be watched but I am no longer the man to do it. As I started the … Continue reading

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