Tag Archives: Mary McArdle

SpAd Alert Post

Oh dear …another post on the vexed question of Sinn Fein and their “right” to appoint their own Special Advisors to the (taxpayer-funded) civil service OR  the “responsibility” of Sinn Fein not to appoint persons (people who have served fourteen … Continue reading

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It’s Zero Sum Stupid!

Bad week for nationalism. Hence the gloating on Slugger O’Toole and the admiration there for Jim Allister of the TUV. He socked it to Sinn Fein this week or to paraphrase Slugger …it was a victory for common sense and … Continue reading

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Killers….Where Are They Now?

In September 2011, I attended a Platform for Change event in the Black Box in Belfast. The event was actually a presentation by some women mostly from Derry. Victims….including the widow of Patsy Gillespie, chained to his car which was … Continue reading

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Selective DUP Nastiness

So Jim Wells MLA  is a bit unpleasant (per Sinn Féin, SDLP, Green & Alliance) On the other hand Jim Wells MLA is not at all unpleasant. (per DUP & UUP). At worst he is a bit “in your face”. … Continue reading

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