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Bomb blast injures 3 kids in N. Ireland

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posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 11:08 AM
reply to post by youjokers


The majority of people in Northern Ireland wish to remain part of the UK, so again, exactly why should there be a 'united' Ireland and does killing innocent people justify achieving this?

posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 11:54 AM
One thing that bugs me lately is the media calling these groups "dissidents" instead of terrorists, the latter being what they certainly are. I guess it doesn't fit into the latest programming technique where the word terrorist conjures up the image of Muslim extremists and nothing else, here's hoping that all these incidents lately are nothing more than a tiny group of idiots who deserve to be behind bars for life and nothing more serious. I can just see the USA funding these terrorists again instead of sending them to interrogation camps, oh the irony...

posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 06:38 PM

Originally posted by Haydn_17
None of the Northern Irish fight British rule, they hang Union Flags and paint them on walls, they are very patriotic and loyal, so much the Loyalists even bombed the Republic in the 80's. NI wants to be British and that pisses off the Rebublic

You didn't answer my question, when was the voting conducted, before the uprising, after the uprising, or after the civil war?

That is the important question.

These tricks are very old, it is used to sway the public opinion by causing civil war, death and destruction. How do you think the Iraqi public opinion change?

Divide and conquer is the oldest trick in the book, it works to sway public opinion, and the weaken the enemy.

posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 08:53 PM
Now now,
imagine if another country were to take your precious england and her queen by force and colonise them and to hell with the inhabitants. If some people in your country decided to stand their ground, although heavily outnumbered and end up at a stalemate regarding a piece of land, would you call your fellow countrymen cowards?
I would classify cowards as bullys who intimidate prople by force when in higher numbers than the people being picked on. If the country being picked on retaliates it is only natural. If they stand their ground and overcome the intimidators it can only be expected that the intimidators will be angry.
With regard to the "troubles", the british were very much involved in keeping it going and treated it as a military exercise if you did your research, also research collusion.
This story is old news and the queen fearing british will always try to save face regarding how they were pathetic during the so-called troubles. Did they come to the aid of their so called loyalists if such a big and proficient army as they proved in the middle east so many times?? did they do it all on their own over there too??
The British Army did not come in force to NI because the majority of the people there would see why the republicans did as they did and they would lose face.
Nobody likes a bully not even your own.
True, there is no call for such behaviour at the moment, I agree.
To end the rant, would Ireland or glorious and valiant england decide once and for all to declare it neutral? Or to be honest, if "great" britain joined the euro there would be no Ireland and england, only Europe.

edit on 20-9-2010 by wes_dublin because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 01:24 AM
reply to post by wes_dublin

Whilst it is important that we learn lessons from the acts and deeds of yesterday it is also important that we deal with the reality of today if we are to move forward.
And the reality of today is that at least 75% of the population of Northern Ireland wish to remain part of the UK.

We could argue all day long why The British Army were not sent in force to Ulster, it would achieve nothing and it is an irrelevant arguement now.

The important thing is that both Northern Ireland and The Republic move forward and the current peace is built upon.
A lot of people from all sides of the politcal and religious divides are continually working towards this.
Let not their efforts be in vain.

These few dissident terrorists who wish to drag 'Ireland' back to the dark days of The Troubles just to further their own agenda's must be rooted out once and for all.

The UK wll never adopt The Euro and if the majority had their way there would be a referendum on continued membership of the EU.

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