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Edwin Poots

  • 19-10-2020 10:34am
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    Registered Users Posts: 268 ✭✭ O'Neill


    So another day another time where sectarianism rears it's ugly head.

    https://twitter.com/DarranMarshall/status/1317182076702121985

    It's themun's ect....My question is why on earth is acceptiable? I get why people will just roll their eyes at this but i'm getting tired of this now.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,909 ✭✭✭ CtevenSrowder


    O'Neill wrote: »
    So another day another time where sectarianism rears it's ugly head.

    https://twitter.com/DarranMarshall/status/1317182076702121985

    It's themun's ect....My question is why on earth is acceptiable? I get why people will just roll their eyes at this but i'm getting tired of this now.
    Both the DUP and Sinn Fein up there are poisonous. The Bobby Story funeral was a disgrace.


  • Registered Users Posts: 72,063 ✭✭✭✭ Atlantic Dawn


    Is the difference 6 to 1?


  • Registered Users Posts: 268 ✭✭ O'Neill


    Both the DUP and Sinn Fein up there are poisonous. The Bobby Story funeral was a disgrace.

    The Bobby Story funeral was akin to the golf dinner by Irish ministers a month ago, it's an idiotic move and rightly condemed. Not sure though why this compares to this personally.


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,705 ✭✭✭✭ Kermit.de.frog


    O'Neill wrote: »
    The Bobby Story funeral was akin to the golf dinner by Irish ministers a month ago, it's an idiotic move and rightly condemed. Not sure though why this compares to this personally.

    It was considerably worse. A full scale public funeral by law makers breaking their own rules.

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    The other parties should have walked away from the assembly for a display of absolute gross negligence by a party obviously unfit to govern.

    There is no if/buts/maybes. And not ONE of them resigned or was pushed out.


  • Registered Users Posts: 268 ✭✭ O'Neill


    It was considerably worse. A full scale public funeral by law makers breaking their own rules.

    image.jpg

    The other parties should have walked away from the assembly for a display of absolute gross negligence by a party obviously unfit to govern.

    There is no if/buts/maybes. And not ONE of them resigned or was pushed out.

    Absolute morans and yes of course they should've resigned but please stay on topic of my thread, otherwise start another one.


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  • Moderators, Music Moderators Posts: 9,532 Mod ✭✭✭✭ humberklog


    Are his figures of 6/1 re infections in traditionally Nationalist areas V. traditionally Unionist areas?

    Even if he was half right I think the issue of him making political gain from it is a lesser problem for Nationalist areas at the moment. The main problem for them is the point that guy is making.


  • Registered Users Posts: 11,984 ✭✭✭✭ retalivity


    I doubt very much its 6/1. He's probably comparing some kip of an estate in Strabane with a rural farming village in Antrim, so being very selective in what he's comparing to score cheap political points.


  • Registered Users Posts: 357 ✭✭ Normal One




  • Registered Users Posts: 26,778 ✭✭✭✭ gmisk


    He is from the DUP what do you expect?
    The 6 to 1 figure sounds like absolute nonsense to be honest.
    For example Ballymena has increased restrictions and it is very much predominantly protestant.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,252 ✭✭✭ FTA69


    Well done that man, finally someone telling it like it is. It’s about time someone stood up and started busting the myths about the Catholic Virus.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,419 ✭✭✭ funkey_monkey


    O'Neill wrote: »
    So another day another time where sectarianism rears it's ugly head.

    https://twitter.com/DarranMarshall/status/1317182076702121985

    It's themun's ect....My question is why on earth is acceptiable? I get why people will just roll their eyes at this but i'm getting tired of this now.

    Are the stats available to that level?
    If they are and it backs up what he is saying then fair enough, but he/DUP/someone needs to provide the stats on which this observation was based. Otherwise its just another sectarian rant.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,289 ✭✭✭✭ Mad_maxx


    should guarentee him a few hundred extra votes at the next election

    man knows his audience


  • Registered Users Posts: 268 ✭✭ O'Neill


    Are the stats available to that level?
    If they are and it backs up what he is saying then fair enough, but he/DUP/someone needs to provide the stats on which this observation was based. Otherwise its just another sectarian rant.

    'That community' ect.. of course it's sectarian. Derry/Strabane consequently had hardly any cases until the last month. The pubs and restraunts as a matter of fact closed voluntarily before the rest of the UK. Why the rise of cases? Who knows, close to the border? Donegal was very bad recently. Schools, university reopened, people being complacement but none of this is hardly exlusive to the 'nationalist' community.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 9,078 ✭✭✭ IAMAMORON


    If you want your United Ireland you are going to have to start being nicer to the unionists. It is that simple. There is a million of them, they have rights too.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,041 ✭✭✭✭ maccored


    IAMAMORON wrote: »
    If you want your United Ireland you are going to have to start being nicer to the unionists. It is that simple. There is a million of them, they have rights too.

    they've had their arses licked for too long


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 9,078 ✭✭✭ IAMAMORON


    maccored wrote: »
    they've had their arses licked for too long

    Keep it up, you are going to have to learn how to keep licking their ass going forward. For the rest of your life.

    You are well used to it now anyway.:)

    What do you think they are going to do, get the boat to Stranraer as soon as the border poll arrives? Don't be such a flute.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,220 ✭✭✭ cameramonkey


    IAMAMORON wrote: »
    If you want your United Ireland you are going to have to start being nicer to the unionists. It is that simple. There is a million of them, they have rights too.


    There may be less unionists in the North than nationalist now. There also may be less than a million Unionists. There are at least 5 times as many nationalist on the island, I think it is time for the Unionists to start being nice to their fellow islanders. They do have their rights but they seem to not have any responsibilities, they let the UK government pick up bill for their errant behavior.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,041 ✭✭✭✭ maccored


    IAMAMORON wrote: »
    Keep it up, you are going to have to learn how to keep licking their ass going forward. For the rest of your life.

    You are well used to it now anyway.:)

    What do you think they are going to do, get the boat to Stranraer as soon as the border poll arrives? Don't be such a flute.

    no.equality is the way forward. have you ever heard of that word before?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,220 ✭✭✭ cameramonkey


    IAMAMORON wrote: »
    You are well used to it now anyway.:)

    What do you think they are going to do, get the boat to Stranraer as soon as the border poll arrives? Don't be such a flute.


    Didn't their leader Arlene say that she will be doing just that, she could not live on an island run by Fenians.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 9,078 ✭✭✭ IAMAMORON


    Didn't their leader Arlene say that she will be doing just that, she could not live on an island run by Fenians.

    She is all talk though.

    You know that, Fermanagh women have notions.


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  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Regional Abroad Moderators Posts: 34,959 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Baggly


    O'Neill wrote: »
    Absolute morans and yes of course they should've resigned but please stay on topic of my thread, otherwise start another one.

    Mod

    Ill mod the thread, if thats ok with you, OP.

    You focus on taking part.

    If you have an issue with someones posts, report them - dont call them out on thread for it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,831 ✭✭✭✭ endacl


    I always hear ‘Edwin Poots’ as a phrase, not a name....

    Anyhow. Back on topic. Forgive the intrusion.

    :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 268 ✭✭ O'Neill


    Baggly wrote: »
    Mod

    Ill mod the thread, if thats ok with you, OP.

    You focus on taking part.

    If you have an issue with someones posts, report them - dont call them out on thread for it.

    Just a tip, you should learn more from Digital Spy forums and how their mods work. No need for the rude patronising language


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,107 ✭✭✭✭ Junkyard Tom


    IAMAMORON wrote: »
    If you want your United Ireland you are going to have to start being nicer to the unionists.

    Hilarious.

    Unionists are going to have to start being nicer to their nationalist neighbours to maintain their little pretend country.


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Regional Abroad Moderators Posts: 34,959 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Baggly


    O'Neill wrote:
    Just a tip, you should learn more from Digital Spy forums and how their mods work. No need for the rude patronising language


    Wasn't intended that way! Sorry OP


  • Registered Users Posts: 26,407 ✭✭✭✭ Eric Cartman


    I wouldn't say its 6/1 but with historically higher levels of unemployment amongst nationalists and much lower representation in intergenerational inheritance (inheriting farms, businesses land) , nationalists (catholics) are still poorer , and as we can see from almost anything, if theres groups of people who love to disobey rules and go to funerals/protests/pissups its the lower income levels.

    Obviously theres swathes of poor protestants up there too, the burning bonfires can swillers , but those types make up a lower percentage of unionists.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 9,078 ✭✭✭ IAMAMORON


    Hilarious.

    Unionists are going to have to start being nicer to their nationalist neighbours to maintain their little pretend country.

    Online molotov.

    That is fighting talk now. Ya boya.


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    IAMAMORON wrote: »
    If you want your United Ireland you are going to have to start being nicer to the unionists. It is that simple. There is a million of them, they have rights too.

    Nobody will want it when they learn what it will mean. It’s all just romantic dreams at the minute with no thought towards reality.


  • Registered Users Posts: 26,407 ✭✭✭✭ Eric Cartman


    Nobody will want it when they learn what it will mean. It’s all just romantic dreams at the minute with no thought towards reality.

    thats it, its like a lad on the dole wanting a rolls Royce, it seems brilliant till you think about how utterly unaffordable it is.


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  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 9,078 ✭✭✭ IAMAMORON


    The biggest barrier for the next 100- 200 years will be the unionists kicking up after any border poll, there will be killings for sure. That will take generations to fizzle out, no one reading this now will see the day I reckon.

    In around 300 years time no one will care any more and you will have the odd loyalist onclave around Larne or out Strangford. There will be some sort of dispensation given and a united Ireland will literally trickle over the line. It will be no biggie either at that point.

    But giving out about tulips like Edwin Poots as if it is some sort of a thing is pointless, he is just drumming a few votes and whipping up fear, that's what politicians do.


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