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originally posted by: XXXN3O
Try visiting Shankhill in Belfast rather than nice tourist places.
originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: shooterbrody
Why don't they rise up and fight for their independence?
So you would have no problem with Native American Indians " rising up " and fighting to be independent from U.S, rule ?
IRA weapons smuggling Four shipments of guns, ammunition and explosives were made between 1985 and 1986, providing large quantities of modern weaponry to the IRA, including heavy machine guns, over 1,000 rifles, several hundred handguns, rocket-propelled grenades, flamethrowers, surface-to-air missiles, and Semtex explosive
originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
Irish pubs in the US would collect for the cause - I forgot the movie that explained it rather well.
Pretending more of the same government can fix it is as well.
A thriller about an IRA gunman who draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. Frankie McGuire is one of the IRA's deadliest assassins. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real identity. Their surprising friendship, and Tom's growing suspicions, force Frankie to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder
I guess an modern example would be a whip-round at a Mosque to send cash to some bunch of nutjobs raping and murdering themselves around the Middle East.