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Irish Labour Party push for Same Sex Marriage and Fine Gael are Along for the Ride:

Labour Education Minister and Labour  Leader Mr Gilmore are proposing to make LGBT Marriage legal. Mr  Kenny of Fine Gael is supportive also. No Irish politician will confirm or furnish any information on plans for sex education in Irish schools … Continue reading

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Senators Want In-Flight Calls Banned, Warn They Will Cause Fights

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Two U.S. Senators warn that allowing in-flight calls will cause hostility among cramped passengers. “We are concerned that the addition of this entirely avoidable aggravation of a confined space will create a possibly hostile atmosphere on…

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Irish Civil Servants Operate with Immunity Behind a Wall of Unaccountability:

Any Irish citizen who owns property must expect the Property Registration Authority to be professional and above reproach. Democratic practices in Ireland display an all-pervasive culture of cronyism and nepotism which has no bounds. The circles within circles and introverted … Continue reading

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Democratic Practices:The Unaccountable and Immune Irish Civil Servant

Watch this space: contributions are welcome… Discuss how any Irish citizen can be outside the law. Are we all equal before the law? Without wealth how can an Irish citizen vindicate his/her rights in Court? Money buys justice? Poverty attracts … Continue reading

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Democratic Practices in Ireland:How Access to Irish Courts is only For the Very Wealthy:

Human Rights in Ireland is only available through the Courts for the very wealthy. And the Law Society and every practitioner of law in Ireland has fought for change to this undemocratic abuse of power and privilege? All Judges pronounce … Continue reading

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Here’s an Interactive Birthday Card for the Pope’s 77th Birthday

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
People who visit the English version of the Vatican’s website today will see a 32-page interactive pop up that says “Best Wishes, Holy Father” in honor of Pope Francis’s 77th birthday, The Guardian reports. Viewers hear a “whoosh”…

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Read Snowden’s Appeal For Political Asylum To Fight The NSA From Brazil

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Notorious National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to move to the land of sunny beaches and micro-bikinis. In an open letter in the Brazilian newspaper Floha de Sao Paulo, Snowden argues that “permanent political asylum”…

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Democratic Practices in Ireland 2013: Irish Minister is “Enforcing The Law”

In answer to a Dail question from Luke Ming Flanagan, Independent TD, The Junior Minister stated that he was enforcing the law by forcing private land owners to cease harvesting turf /fuel from their lands.This work has been a traditional … Continue reading

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Invented ‘to shut people up’: European democracy smells of tear gas

Originally posted on WebInvestigatorKK:
From indebted Greece to rioting Turkey, European governments’ eager response to protests is tear gas. Critics say this answer is the complete opposite of dialogue and freedom and clear evidence that something is sour in European…

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Cardinal Keith O’Brien of Scotland, who has been dogged by allegations he abused four men studying to be priests in the 1980s, said in a statement Sunday that “there have been times that my…

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Originally posted on Minnesota Farmer:
Our nation, which has long held freedom of the press to be among our most cherished liberties, the U.S. currently ranks 47th in the world for true freedom of the press.  Almost every one of…

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A Press Release regarding the Ruling by Ms Justice Dunne

A Press Release regarding the Ruling by Ms Justice Dunne.

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Democratic Practices in Ireland 2013: Representation by elected TDS in Dail Eireann?

Irish citizens cast their votes at a general election and TDs are elected to Dail Eireann to represent the interests of their electorate? A Government is formed and legislation is enacted by majority vote. Where is the evidence that democratic … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas Is The Truth

All I Want For Christmas Is The Truth.

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Chinese journalists call out censors

Originally posted on Journalism, Journalists and the World:
In a bold move, journalists from the Southern Weekly in Guangzhou called for the resignation of local censors after they changed a new year editorial that called for guaranteed constitutional rights was…

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Bloggers Who Take Pride in Censorship are an Internet Enigma:

Why and How would any reasonable intellect crow about exclusion, bias or censorship on “their” blog and claim that a blog is private property…on the Internet…private? Censorship may not be on any political, moral or philosophical basis rather on whims … Continue reading

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Abortion controversy and the Referendum on The Rights of The Child: Democratic Practices in Ireland 2012

English: A sign promoting the saving of unborn children. The location is the Marlborough region on State Highway 1 in the South Island of New Zealand. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The abortion controversy is being revisited in Ireland. Pro-life and pro-abortionists are … Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate in Ireland 2012 is a Myth

Protesters with banners and leaflets closing down a Shell petrol station in solidarity with the Rossport community in Ireland, after the Irish government gave Shell permission to build a pipeline through their area. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There is no Fourth Estate … Continue reading

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The Irish Constitution and Separation of Powers

A referendum on proposals to change the Constitution will be held on Oct 27 2011. Taoiseach Mr Kenny has initiated this Referendum. The previous Taoiseach Mr Cowen and Finance minister Mr Lenihan made a decision to guarantee the Banks. Should the power to make such … Continue reading

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