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Don't confuse the means with the ends

I read an interesting press article today setting out the case against the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader on the basis that his victory would make the party unelectable as a future UK government. 391 more words

Politics

Westminster Election 2015: North Antrim

The Result:

It is Paisley Country. But it feels strange referring to the son of Rev Ian Paisley without adding “Junior”. Ian Paisley has a job for life. 167 more words

Fallout

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. So said Mr Newton. 760 more words

Irish Man In The Middle East

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

The Paisley Adams Power Sharing Promise

On this day, March 26th, in 2007, a historic meeting was made in the North of Ireland.  Ian Paisley, an avid Protestant firebrand known for his “Never” phrases sat down with the other side of his coin, Gerry Adams, who led (and leads) Sinn Féin. 311 more words

Irish History

Abbott Disgraces Us One Again - Would He Fly the Nazi Flag at Oktoberfest?

The Prime Minister has embarrassed us on the public stage once more.

Abbott the manic monarchist records a video with the union jack on our flag clearly visible, then tells the Irish that it’s a great day for the English. 148 more words

Politics

Ian Paisley: An Appraisal

When Lord Bannside (better known as Rev Ian Paisley), the founder of the Democratic Unionist Party and the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster, died on September 12th at the age of 88, a local newspaper marked his passing with the dismissive headline, Death of a Demagogue. 1,336 more words

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