Quote of the week…

Newton Emerson, in today’s Irish News, not for the first time gets maximum points for stating the bleeding obvious that no one will…

The real danger is that the Maze will be so balanced that it becomes anodyne, although to to paraphrase Danny Morrison you only have to attract a tourist once, so you do not have to be interesting all the time.

As for the doomed [I tell you!] assembly motion by the UUP, TUV and UKIP, it would serve victims of terrorism better to get their stories on display instead of using them to embarrass the DUP.

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