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  1. Comment on Bloody Sunday prosecutions might be justifed if they prompted IRA confessions
    on 23 October 2013 at 12:16 am

    there is also the question of why Raymond and William paid former Derry IRA vols a visit and told them not to testify, hardly what the families wanted.

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  2. Comment on “it is impossible to believe that any other political leader on this island would survive…”
    on 3 October 2013 at 12:35 am

    This is not all the protecting that has or is going on. Derry for example is ripe with rumour at present.

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  3. Comment on Margaret Thatcher dies….
    on 8 April 2013 at 7:23 pm

    Word in the street around West Belfast has it that there was a very heated meeting today in Connolly House with Martin McGuinness claiming that as deputy First Minister he was politically obligated to attend the funeral of Thatcher with Peter Robinson.

    Adams in no uncertain terms warned him that to do so would sound the death knell of the party.

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  4. Comment on #Finucane: this report is a sham, this report is a whitewash
    on 12 December 2012 at 10:03 pm

    The above should be ‘assassination attempts twice in May 1987

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  5. Comment on #Finucane: this report is a sham, this report is a whitewash
    on 12 December 2012 at 10:02 pm

    UDA attacks frustrated by the security forces

    Page 168 onwards gives details of how the security forces with the assistance of Nelson stopped assassination attempts twice in May 1978 on Gerry Adams.

    7.253 In his journal, Nelson suggested that in his subsequent discussions with the FRU:

    “It was told to me, by my Handlers, that the assassination of Adams, had it gone ahead, would have been totally counterproductive particularly considering the delicate balance of power within Sinn Fein.”

    7.254 It is clear that the security forces did take steps to frustrate the planned UDA attack on Adams, albeit it must be said that the circumstances in which the UDA aborted the plan are somewhat unclear. The Adams case was potentially an early example of Nelson’s value and it was, in fact, cited by A/05 during his evidence in mitigation at Nelson’s trial in 1992.

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  6. Comment on Sinn Fein and the permanent process
    on 4 November 2012 at 2:29 am

    It seems the SF dirt machine is in full flow against those doing what SF tell people to do and that is cooperate with the PSNI. In all likelihood Gerrys big blood hound is behind this latest smear campaign. Is this the type of justice victims should expect from the Stormont government?

    Do victims expect a similiar smear campaign if they report the criminality of members of British institutions or their party members?

    What is the so called justice minister doing to protect those who report crimes if the criminals are political?

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  7. Comment on Sinn Fein and the permanent process
    on 2 November 2012 at 12:16 am

    It seems this Wilson boy was involved in some very dirty dealings including training those involved in the international drugs trade. Not surprising then that was involved in a ghastly murder among other things.

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  8. Comment on Sinn Fein and the permanent process
    on 1 November 2012 at 11:15 pm

    http://www.belfastdaily.co.uk/2012/11/01/exclusive-top-provo-enforcer-arrested-over-robert-mccartney-murder/

    Padraig Wilson who was previously involved in the IRA training the Farc for drug money has yet again been charged. the thing is his licence wasn’t revoked then, nor for the recent case of membership. Now this.

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  9. Comment on Court lifts reporting restrictions on identities of Provisional IRA accused
    on 13 October 2012 at 12:52 am

    Two high ranking members of Sinn Fein are charged with membership of the IRA going back to 1999 and 2000 and no shouts of outrage from that party, no reference to how they did this or that for the peace process.

    Not a word?

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