The Case for the Union

Hello everyone! I’m back!!

terminator

After a wee trip, the flu, a couple of weeks overwork and a lot of boredom with the news in Ireland

(Still no government and a lacklustre Stormont Election campaign)

same old

same old, same old

I couldn’t resist tonight’s Saturday Night Film

It tells you why Unionists/Loyalists really support the Union

What they would never tell us

What we could never find out as it defies all rational thought-patterns

Moves beyond all known boundaries of Sense and Sensibility

Celebrates Pride and Prejudice!!

warning mass confusion

Here we go!!

 

bullshit detected

*The  film-makers confused Britain with England

*The Union/Empire  lasts forever.

* It can never be wrong.

*Unionists and Empire apologists  walk a long, long way  from reality, in an imaginary  rose-tinted land that never existed outside of their fantasies

 

Special recommendation for all those DUPed and TUVed people in our wee province: 

Nostalgia for  a mythical  past won’t provide you with a future outside of the EU

That particular  fable is  not coming back

It  was never there in the first place.

Remember The Mirror’s motto:

O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us

 To see oursels as ithers see us!

 

Terminator pic

http://franciscogcj.deviantart.com/art/Terminator-VS-Predator-593838072

Ref:

Why Britain is the Greatest Nation on the Earth

Irish Northerners and Southerners

This interesting article  examines Southern Attitudes to Northern Nationalism/Republicanism. This is a theme we have glanced at recently, as we considered the legacy of the Easter Rising, particularly with regards to President Higgins’ decision not to attend a Belfast City Council Civic Dinner to commemorate the Rising – because the Unionists/Loyalists weren’t going.

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My mother is from Connacht; it’s in the west of Ireland, but we from the north generally call that “down south”. My father is from Tyrone, which is north of the Irish border. I my…

Source: Irish Northerners and Southerners