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November 1908. Hurling in Fermanagh.

7-11-1908. Enniskillen Guardians – Mr. O’Hara said they should not be giving relief to anyone who had not a doctor’s certificate. This rule was in force in other unions. 2,017 more words

Paragraph to Ponder—Trump Downward Spiral Edition

If you’re like me, the worse Trump does, the better you feel about the country’s future. So despite it being gray outside, I woke up Saturday a bit more bullish about things. 121 more words

Social Sciences

Watergate Was A Pea In A Pot Compared To This Horrendous Clinton Foundation Scandal

It is very ironic that then 27 year old evil Hillary Clinton was on the Watergate committee to impeach president Richard Nixon who wanted to make sure that Nixon did not have representation of legal counsel and her boss at the time Jerry Zeifman gave her a heads up that there had previously been already a ruling by the Supreme Court that she couldn’t do it. 461 more words

1880 – Birth of playwright Sean O’Casey in Dublin.

“It’s my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.” –Sean O’Casey

Birth of playwright, Seán O’Casey, born John Casey or John Cassidy.

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Irish History

Liberals look at Trump and populism, but see only their prejudices

Summary:  Yesterday’s post examined how the Right sees Trump and the resurgence of populism. Today’s looks at the Left. So far they largely ignore that they agree with much that Trump says. 1,427 more words


Rousseff: round two

We’ve been looking this week at Brazil, where, under Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who served as its president from 2003 to 2010, the country’s economy boomed. 424 more words


When people act on these emotions and beliefs, and experience confirms them, it often leads to a self-reinforcing cycle. During an upswing, such a process, which George Soros many years ago dubbed “reflexivity,” can boost growth and generate big rises in asset prices.

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