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Democrats Planning Watchdog Role Senators’ Hearings Will Scrutinize Administration Policies

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By Helen Dewar Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, December 14, 2004; Page A10 Senate Democrats announced plans yesterday for wide-ranging hearings to examine Bush administration policies and conduct, saying the Republicans who control both houses of Congress have abdicated responsibility for oversight of the GOP administration. “The congressional watchdog remains fast asleep, and we intend […]

Dr. No Says No, Again Dublin Wrong to Back Photo

Posted By: March 29, 2013

CAPITOL HILL — December 9, 2004 —– Irish-Americans are shocked ( but hardly surprised) that The Reverend Paisley has said ” no” again. But they are surprised that the Irish Government backed his unreasonable demands for photos of the IRA’s historic decommissioning. ” Clearly the photos were to be used to try and humiliate the […]

The Orange Order Personification of Anti-Catholic Bigotry

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By: Father Sean Mc Manus President, Irish National Caucus October 29, 2004 Historically, the Orange Order has served as the perfect expression of British policy in Ireland: suppression of Catholics through sectarian privilege and Protestant supremacy. Jacqueline Dana puts it very well: ” Orangeism — the ideology which promotes and protects Protestant domination over Catholics […]

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 […]

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