Reality -Check for Belfast News Letter

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Letters to the Editor News Letter Dear Editor, Regarding your Editorial, “Twelfth Could Be Province’s Cash Boost”(Wednesday 27th October 2004): You say: “The highly colourful Twelfth parades have unique appeal, crossing the community divide, especially in the field of music, and these events should not be seen either as threatening or disruptive.” Would to God […]

Orangemen Support Bush What does that say about Bush?

Posted By: March 29, 2013

News Letter ( Belfast) Thursday 7th October 2004 Editorial Readers Want Bush To Stay At Oval Office Wednesday 6th October 2004 The readers of the News Letter have made a clear and unambiguous choice about who they would like to see in the White House after next month’s Presidential election. Ninety-four per cent of those […]

Father McManus on Ron Lauder, David Trimble, the Orange Order, and Catholic anti-Semitism

Posted By: March 29, 2013

CAPITOL HILL . Thursday, October 7, 2004 Regarding the controversy about Ron Lauder, of the Estee Lauder company, hosting a New York fund-raiser for David Trimble MP, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and leading member of the Orange Order: The Ulster Unionist Party can no more evade the issue of the Orange Order […]

Irish Echo editorial: Put up or . . .

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Saturday, January 28, 2004 The allegations by Irish Justice Minister Michael McDowell that Sinn Fein benefits from the proceeds of IRA racketeering, smuggling and robbery have cast an ugly shadow across the Northern peace process. His claims, so far unsubstantiated, have further fueled unionist intransigence. The Democratic Unionist Party, quite rightly, points out that if […]

Missing N. I. Votes Raised at State Department

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Not that that could ever happen in the United States ! CAPITOL HILL. February 11, 2004 —-The issue of the 100, 000 missing votes in the last Northern Ireland election was given an airing at the United States State Department on Wednesday, February 11, 2004. Mitchell B. Reiss — in his first briefing to Irish-Americans […]

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