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"Every Generation's Baby Names Are the Refuse of Terrible Literature"

After spending almost a week in California (and not writing any new blog posts), I decided to get back to work and write some new posts. 311 more words

Bruce Lansky

April 6 in history

46 BC Julius Caesar defeated Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus.

402 Stilicho stymied the Visigoths under Alaric in the… 914 more words

History

1926 - Birth in Armagh of Ian Paisley, clergyman and Unionist politician.

Ian Paisley, Moderator and minister of the Free Presbyterian Church, and dominating voice of reactionary loyalist emotion for most of the latter part of the twentieth century is born in Armagh. 114 more words

Irish History

News From Cultureville - Episode 1 - The Most Bizarre Sectarian of the Year

This piece is entirely fictional, set in the fictional land of Northern Island on the fictional planet Punishment Orb. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is entirely co-incidental. 1,018 more words

Tony Benn: A few of his best jokes

by Joe Oliver

With Tony Benn’s funeral being held in Westminster (where else could it be?) today will inevitably be a sad and sombre day for many of his friends and fans. 1,777 more words

Politics

On the run?

This interesting article was brought to my attention by a facebook friend of mine from Northern Ireland.

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/feb/27/northern-ireland-crisis-ira-fugitives-lord-trimble?CMP=twt_gu