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Jim Sands and limited alternatives

  Let me be honest: I’d never heard of Jim Sands before this morning. Jim, apparently, is a former Ulster Unionist Party candidate and a not particularly successful one:  when he stood for office he got 38 votes. But Jim is in the news because the way he figures it, there couldn’t be enough tricolours […]

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Burning the evidence

Last year around this time an effigy of  Gerry Adams was hung from a bonfire. Mr Adams, I believe, asked his solicitor to report the incident to the PSNI on the  grounds that it was a hate crime. Odd – I don’t remember anyone being prosecuted for that over the last twelve months. Do you? […]

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