Will you be up before the censors?

As Anthony McIntrye notes getting a copy of the Sunday Tribune for those living in republican areas has suddenly become a bit difficult.

  • DisgustedinDERRY

    What happened the anagrams?

  • Ulick

    I live in a mixed part of south Belfast and they’ve been sold out here as well, probably not surprising given that it’s a southern paper and the newsagents don’t carry that many copies. In fact last week I had to wait until after Mass to get one on the Andytown Rd!

    Oops…

  • paul kielty

    Why was my post deleted???

  • Moderators

    Paul Keilty,

    Please examine the rules on posting here.

    Thank you

  • Marcionite

    A dissident Ireland would look something like this eejits fantasy http://gerrymcgeough.blogspot.com/2007/02/vote-no-1.html

  • Dixie Elliott

    I wonder would the Seamus who went off on a rant in the comments there be the same Seamus who has become quite wealthy and the same Seamus who….

    No it couldn’t be!!

    Could it?

  • paul kielty

    Moderators,

    Its ‘Kielty’.

    Ok. This nonsense about people multi buying newspapers is fanciful. The news papers should deliver more copies if that is the case.

    Why can a poster not challenged dissident ‘republicans’ on slugger?
    Is Anthony McIntyre beyond scutiny?
    Looks as if he is indeed a protected species.

    Where my questions to him not appropriate?

    Where do the dissidents want to take us?

  • DisgustedinDERRY

    Moderators, where did the anagrams tread go??

  • paul kielty

    Dixie Elliott,

    If I’m wrong I appologise.
    If you are referring to me in post 7, firstly, I am not wealthy at all. Secondly, your pathetic little fishing exercise is transparent and futile. Its way past your bedtime. Sweet dreams!

  • FitzjamesHorse

    It does seem a conspiracy theory too far to suggest that SF supporters are buying up the Sunday Tribune…not exactly popular outside the chattering classes.
    Sounds like the Trib should simply print more or anthony McIntyre should buy a copy, photograph the article and have it distributed to his supporters (I reckon five copies should cover it).

    Yes the apologists for the dissidents DO get an easy ride…from SFs many detractors.

  • Ulick

    Did Anthony not tell us in a previous blog that Rusty Nail and him had forsaken the blue skys of Ulster? Was the Tribune sold out down there as well or was he up visiting?

  • paul kielty

    Does anyone find it strange that dissident ‘republicans’ would seek the services of suzanne breen, to announce the murder of two soldiers in Antrim? Considering her life long hatred of republicans.
    And that Anthony McIntyre would speak in such glowing terms about Ms.Breen in the above article.
    Is it because they both have a passionate desire to damage SF?
    Moderators, there is nothing I have stated that hasn’t been covered in previous threads. Are you going to delete this thread also?
    Peoples suspicions are already aroused about this seemingly unholy alliance.
    It isn’t going away you know!

  • FitzjamesHorse

    Mr Kielty, I think that goes a little too far. But as SF (and indeed other parties such as SDLP, DUP, UUP etc) have enemies it follows that occasionally and for tactical purposes the “enemies” will form these ad hoc alliances.

    It is in McIntyres interests to see SF embarrassed. He has an agenda.

    Likewise in another thread entitled (I paraphrase” “Soft Pedalling on Adams is Not Politically Motivated”, we are assured that the BBC is not going easy on Gerry Adams for a political consideration.
    Assuring is that is from “a public broadcaster” it raises the spectre that the “hard pedalling on Adams” by other media outlets MIGHT be politically motivated.

    So McInytre has an agenda. The Tribune has an agenda.
    On this single issue they are “as one”

  • Getting back to the thread, I realise I am getting a little feeble minded with age these days, but can I not recall shinner’s coming on slugger to tell us not one person has raised this issue with them.
    (the rape and brutality accusations not the lack of ST;)

    It seems to me the shinners would have been better to keep stum, as either they have brought up all the copies of ST or there supporters have, either way it is a no no for them.

    ————
    “So McInytre has an agenda. The Tribune has an agenda.
    On this single issue they are “as one”

    Posted by FitzjamesHorse

    FJH

    I’m sure some who agree with McIntyre might say,

    “A bit like SF and the Brits when it comes to the GFA”

  • Ulick

    Plenty of copies still on the shelves this afternoon. Maybe the “censors” not doing their job properly.

  • Jaggers

    I wonder whether the ST website will be the subject of massive DNS cyber attacks to prevent it being online at 6pm. Or maybe the Shinners’ supporters are all troglydtes who’ve never heard of the internet. Wouldn’t explain how some of them seem to make it on here …

  • Dixie Elliott

    9.Dixie Elliott,

    If I’m wrong I appologise.
    If you are referring to me in post 7, firstly, I am not wealthy at all. Secondly, your pathetic little fishing exercise is transparent and futile. Its way past your bedtime. Sweet dreams!

    Posted by paul kielty on Jan 24, 2010 @ 01:13 AM

    You mean this? Er, actually it’s post 6…

    6.I wonder would the Seamus who went off on a rant in the comments there be the same Seamus who has become quite wealthy and the same Seamus who….

    No it couldn’t be!!

    Could it?

    Posted by Dixie Elliott on Jan 24, 2010 @ 01:07 AM

    Where in Gods, or in your case, Gerry’s name did you see a comparison to you?

  • O-REP

    Fitz,

    Saying people have an agenda is completely redundant.

    You could say [i]McIntyre[/i] has an agenda because he done time and gave commitment only to see a disarmed IRA, Ireland partitioned and SF in a partitionist parliament.

    You could say [i]Breen[/i] has an agenda because she’s a journalist and wants a scoop and a name for herself.

    You could say [i]Gerry Adams[/i] has an agenda because he’s a politician and being exposed as doing anything legally or morally wrong in a sex abuse issue could kill off his career.

    In other words you can make agendas out of anyone. The question is about whether the claims are true. Scrawling “AGENDA” on something doesn’t change whether or not they are true. If labelling somebody with “agenda” automatically discredited their claims we’d not believe anybody, least of all the person who has a huge amount to lsoe or gain in a given situation, which, in the sex abuse cases, is Gerry “never a member” Adams.

  • The Raven

    I really haven’t commented on any aspect of this story before. However, as someone who is at a distance from where and when the reported events took place, I do want to make one small comment, unrelated as it really is.

    When I read the writings of a former volunteer of the IRA, which include words like “torture”, “torment”, “humiliation”, and “battered”, I wonder if the same pensive quill is turned on the preceding 30 years, and the role that its user played in it.

    I don’t follow his blog. But I am sure it is.

  • Mick Fealty

    Boys spare us the agenda agenda. We’ve heard it all before. It is a convenient cover for not engaging with people with whom you disagree.

    There is a difference between playing the ball and playing the man. And Ulick, you know exactly what I mean (or if you don’t I am sure you know a man who does. Repetition of that will get you banned. Simple as. No appeals.

  • Mick Fealty

    Paul, re reading this, you are gone! No one has time for that crack.

  • Dixie Elliott

    Oh everybody’s out to get PSF except the Brits who need them to help administer Indirect Rule.

  • Paddy

    It always amuses me how the Pervies drone on about their mandate and how others have not a mandate. Having voted early and often for Bobby Sands, it irked me that they referred to him as the Right Hon Bobby Sands MP. Craving respectability. Of course, pervies always want to legitimise their actions:

    *women asked to be raped.
    pedophiles are helping the kiddies
    the pervies are helping Ireland.

    That sort of twisted logic.