Tag Archives: Slugger O’Toole

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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Semi Detached Labour Party: Claire Hanna MLA

I am not sure that the Slugger O’Toole headline “Claire Hanna Resigns from SDLP Whip at Assembly…” is entirely accurate. It seems that Claire will no longer be attending SDLP Assembly Party meetings and has resigned her position as SDLP … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Think Slugger is Unfair

Sometimes I think that Sheldon Baker, one of the leading lights on Slugger O’Toole is a bit rude. A few minutes ago, he was rather unpleasant to me on a thread that he started. I am not one to get … Continue reading

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The Wisest Sage On Slugger O’Toole

Sometimes I dont think I fully appreciate the wisdom of Brian Walker, probably the wisest contributor on Slugger O’Toole. The ex-BBC man is not a nationalist. But he knows more about nationalists than I do. I know this because….. The … 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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“Jolene, Jolene, Jolene…Joleeeeeene!!”

Probably the only “Jolene” you know is the one in the Dolly Parton song. A friend of mine does a very good karaoke version. There is also Councillor Jolene Bunting, an Independent Unionist councillor on Belfast City Council. She is … Continue reading

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Maurice Hayes RIP

No this is not a return to Blogging. Just a passing reference to Maurice Hayes who has been rightly lauded since his death a few days ago. He has been praised by no less a man than Brian Dimbleby-Walker on … Continue reading

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