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    • Cotta
    • By Cotta 19th Jul 18, 11:10 AM
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    Honour in NI's Politicians?
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    • 19th Jul 18, 11:10 AM
    Honour in NI's Politicians? 19th Jul 18 at 11:10 AM
    Hi All,

    In light of the latest political scandal involving Ian Paisley who is showing no signs of resigning, I wonder if our local politicians have any honour? It is rare for one to resign when their standards fall short of parliamentary requirements, why is this the case?

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    • bingo bango
    • By bingo bango 30th Jul 18, 1:44 PM
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    If Jim Allister is to be believed, then Peter Robinson is only a step away from doing so.......

    Linky to the BT article.
    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 30th Jul 18, 6:20 PM
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    If I could make it work, I'd add a link to youtube of bob Marley singing "DUPpy Conqueror" - " I've been accused many times now, wrongly abused now....I'm a DUPpy conqueror."
    “What means that trump?” Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
    • Zola.
    • By Zola. 30th Jul 18, 7:15 PM
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    The problem will always be with the respective fear of voters of the big two.

    'I can't stop voting for X because Y will gain more power'. Its so bloody boring and !!!!!.

    Totally agree with Jose on page 3 about career politicians, although the smaller parties have no power to do anything right now anyway.

    WTF is Bradley doing?

    WHY HASN'T THE PAY BEEN CUT??
    • x12yhp
    • By x12yhp 31st Jul 18, 10:54 AM
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    The problem is that NI politics is solely about what is best for 'me'. It is my way, or the highway. That isn't politics.

    Until we start realising that the solution is through mutual compromise - yes, we want to look out for our own goals, but not to the detriment of the whole - we haven't a hope.

    Abolish the executive right now. Start from the floor. Standing parties must have substantial cross community representation. Party officers must have at least a 60:40 split, or similar. For goodness sakes, everything else needs there to be fair hiring policy, how can political parties be exempt from this?
    Always overestimating...
    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 1st Aug 18, 3:21 PM
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    Are the dup backing a united ireland or something?
    Originally posted by qwert yuiop
    ...because if they are, they're one up on Mary Lou, who wants a border poll, but doesn't want a border poll.
    “What means that trump?” Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
    • BigAl94
    • By BigAl94 6th Aug 18, 6:03 PM
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    This could be interesting https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/invitation-to-popes-mass-in-dublin-for-dups-arlene-foster-37186839.html
    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 7th Aug 18, 8:51 AM
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    qwert yuiop
    If she doesn't go, she won't have a leg to stand on? Will she have a lame excuse? She might enjoy the trip, the crack might be good. Etc
    Last edited by qwert yuiop; 07-08-2018 at 9:25 AM.
    “What means that trump?” Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
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