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St Pats For All…Except If You’re Irish

It is right and proper that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered people take part in the St Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City. And right and proper that the Irish people here demonstrate to our American cousins that this … Continue reading

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The Alliance Party…In My Street!!!!!

I can hardly believe this myself. I went into the hall last night and discovered the Alliance Party….the Feckin Alliance Party had dropped a leaflet thru my letter-box. Quite wisely, they did not hang about to engage me on their … Continue reading

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I Welcome The Haass “Failure”

For about an hour on Monday, it seemed quite possible that the Haass Talks would “succeed”. I dont know how Success and Failure is measured but I welcome the “Failure”. Indeed I dont even think they were intended to succeed. … Continue reading

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LetsGetAlongerists…Progressives?

I note Ian Parsley (formerly Alliance Party, then Unionist-Tory, now Alliance again) is talking about a third pillar in Norn Iron Politics. Mr Parsley calls these people “Progressives”. Are these the people that I have been known to describe as … Continue reading

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Derry Stroke Derry

Whats in a name? “Doire”. “Derry”. “Londonderry”. Gerry Aderson of course was being ironic. Referencing “Derry Stroke Londonderry” to highlight the obsessionally nationalist and unionist sensitivities. Over a year ago, the term “Derry Londonderry” started to be used as a … Continue reading

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LetsPrayALongerists

We have had LetsGetAlongerists for years. But today I introduce LETSPRAYALONGERISTS. Earlier today, Fr Tim Barrett (Catholic priest) addressed the DUP Conference. What he said, was not nearly as important as the fact that he spoke to the DUP…whose founder … Continue reading

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#15 Years On

I cant believe that I have headlined a post with a hashtag. Thoroughly Modern Me. But yesterday I noticed the hashtag…#15yearson appear on Twitter. Seemingly there was a big pow-wow at Dublin Castle yesterday, where anyone who thinks they are … Continue reading

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LetsGetAlongerists With Attitude

Here’s a strange thing. Over on Slugger O’Toole, “Alan” posted a promo for a Platform for Change event at the end of November. And it gave a welcome opportunity for PFCs many critics (ok theres usually just two of us) … Continue reading

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Shared Space Is The Worst Space

Earlier today, I heard one of my daughters-in- law ask my grandsons to “share” something. I dont even know what it was…a toy, a packet of sweets but I got the feeling that it was going to add badly. It … Continue reading

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LetsGetAlongerist Coup D’Etat?

With so much talk about no Opposition at Stormont, it strikes me that there is an Opposition OUTSIDE Stormont. A curious combination of Overclass, liberal unionist and letsgetalongerist. Is there not an elite group of overpaid Norn Iron patriots forming … Continue reading

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