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Archive | September, 2016

Fáilte romhat, Belfast Buckie

  Squinter never really understood why Buckfast never took off in Belfast. Oh, you’ll see the odd bottle lying in the gutter after an Orange parade, but it’ll have been left there by visitors from up the country. And you’ll see it being happily necked in the Holyland on Paddy’s Day but, again, them’s the […]

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Actions speak louder than words… and guns

  “If you tell a lie long enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” Goebbels had a point. Try googling “When was America discovered?” Immediately “1492” pops up, and the man who made the discovery is declared to be Christopher Columbus. This is hard-core rubbish. What they really mean is […]

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The war on knowledge

  Have you ever seen the film The Killing Fields about the war in Cambodia? It’s an excellent film. A bit Western, and it ignores the role of the USA in the horror, but as a piece it is worth watching. Anyway, there is a scene in it where there is a realisation that anyone […]

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