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  1. Comment on NI21′s ‘tús maith’ !
    on 22 April 2014 at 4:08 pm

    A cupla steps in the right direction! sorry…

    They need to work on their continuity though. Being supportive of Irish language and then saying they are ‘not against’ an Irish language act is a bit of a balls up. They should have stated they are ‘supportive of an Irish language act that gets the right balance of support for the language while not intruding on peoples lives who do not associate themselves with the language etc etc…’
    It should not be too difficult to always show support and and be pro all cultures while stating that the right balance is needed. This is how to appeal to all people in NI.

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  2. Comment on Belfast Telegraph’s Are you voting for the wrong party poll, and other political anomalies?
    on 18 April 2014 at 4:11 pm

    I got NI Conservatives which I was happy with. I would consider voting conservative and I agree on more private sector use by government. I think the private sector questions would have swung it. I selected NI21 for ‘usually vote for’ although they haven’t been through an election.

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  3. Comment on Trouble at NI21 mill…
    on 17 April 2014 at 2:17 pm

    People linked to NI political parties calling another party “amateur” is making me laugh….. :)

    Everyone in NI knows that the established parties have no policies and no clear message on any issue that isn’t a stupid tribal pantomime issue. Electing ANYONE else would be an improvement.

    I’m actually thinking of doing a postal vote for NI 21. I haven’t voted in maybe 25 years. Would be my 2nd vote.
    They stand for new thinking and a break from predictable tribal parties that we have at the minute. That deserves a lot of votes in my book.

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  4. Comment on Sinn Fein’s Demographic war for constitutional change is useless without middle class
    on 9 April 2014 at 8:17 pm

    “The folks who are really into the “demographic” threads are scary.”

    LOL too right :)

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  5. Comment on So what’s a LetsGetAlongerist, and what’s not?
    on 3 April 2014 at 11:40 pm

    Naughton, don’t waste your time with the tribal people on slugger. They are completely incapable of understanding anything other than a mind set of hostile war against their ‘other tribe’. They are to be pitied in this day and age. Hope to hear your opinion on future normal issues raised on slugger in the future :)

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  6. Comment on @LMcAtackney on #Archaeology of the Troubles at #PRONI
    on 3 April 2014 at 11:33 pm

    Good grief! There really is a ‘troubles’ industry that refuses to pass into history… There still is money to be made by middle class people who were not involved in anything by just waffling on about “conflict” . . . .

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  7. Comment on GAA concludes a lucrative deal with Sky Sports…
    on 3 April 2014 at 11:27 pm

    Oh no ! Does this mean pay per view IRA commemorations ?
    That means the dreaded “English people” providing commentary on how terrorists were actually really great n’all !!!

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  8. Comment on So what’s a LetsGetAlongerist, and what’s not?
    on 2 April 2014 at 3:32 pm

    “LetsGetAlongerist” – A term used in Northern Ireland by tribal thinking people who do not understand what non tribal thinking is.

    That’s pretty much what the use of this term is about !
    The only time it is used is when people are unable to understand the normal “live and let live” attitude that is the norm in most western societies. The tribal person thinks that they should be opposed to anything they think is not part of their tribes interests, such as political, cultural activities etc. Whereas in most western societies people do not feel the need to oppose and attack political and cultural activities that they themselves do not identify with or have an interest in.

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  9. Comment on Homecoming: are British military veterans in Northern Ireland coping?
    on 24 March 2014 at 8:23 am

    I feel sorry for these guys and I wish them the best in getting treatment. Mental health problems can be devastating and difficult for the sufferer, never mind other people, to understand. I hope better provision is made in NI for this type of care.

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  10. Comment on Anna Lo- A United Ireland would be better placed economically, socially and politically
    on 22 March 2014 at 9:12 pm

    by the way car manufacture moved to Asia because of cost a long time ago. Only the high end remains in Europe.

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