And you ride the horse so well, hands light to the touch I could never go with you no matter how I wanted to

The flatmate bought a shiny new dvd-harddrive-recorder thingy recently, and I have discovered that it will play at least one of my “borrowed” episodes of Veronica Mars , which is great, because the laptop won’t. But now I can still rewatch, and on the big screen of a tv as opposed to a little Pavlovian […]

IRA go GUBU

So just how out of touch with reality are the IRA
I mean they are often condemned for their vigilante style justice, what with the knee-cappings and punishment attacks etc. So, now that they are trying to improve PR with the “local” community, what do they do? Say that they have conducted an investigation, and are willing to shoot those responsible for the murder of Mr. McCartney.

Sectarian symbol? I fink not!

Lookie, lookie, two vaguely serious posts in the one day. Must be Friday. One of the Blue Peter presenters was recently in the news, some one had rung in complaining about her. The reason? They had some competition to find a symbol for an airline, she said that the red hand of Ulster would be […]

When is a murder not a crime?

When the IRA do it.
Or at least that is according to Mr. McLaughlin on Questions and Answers last night. I was the cinema so didn’t see it, but according to today’s Irish Times he was

“Asked by the Minister for Justice, Mr McDowell, if he would classify the shooting of Ms McConville as a crime, he said: “I think it was wrong”. Asked again if he thought it was a crime, he replied: “No, I do not”.