Tag Archives: Theresa Villiers MP

East Belfast Speaks Out…Quietly.

So last night East Belfast spoke out…quietly. I expected more. Indeed I feared more. I thought there would be folks from the totemic Belmont Bowling Club and maybe the Beast from the East…or at least some Fleggers. Maybe some Short … Continue reading

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I Am Now Policy Director At Alliance Party!!!!

Well here is a turn up for the book. To be honest, I didnt think I had so much influence in the Alliance Party. And frankly I thought they detested me. They have always given me that impression. But here … Continue reading

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Alliance Party: Big Lads In The Big Picture?

Most Belfast people of a certain vintage will be familiar with the phrase “he is the big lad in the big picture”.It refers to someone rather publicly trying to punch above their weight. I wonder if this is what the … Continue reading

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Flags:The Way Out

So …what exactly happens next? Well…the nationalist parties do not have to do anything. It’s not really a nationalist problem. Yet there are I think three distinct problems. The Unionists have a problem. The Flags vote is a defeat.And in … 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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