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Some politics


• An Irish politician would not miss the chance to be seen gambling.... — August 2002

Freedom, free enterprise, and bad innocence from the early days of U.S. "Republican Revolution." ...

Irish Travellers are an ancient race — against the wishes of the "settled" population....

• The American left is ineffective against Bible-loving patriots — December 2004

Kabul, Ardoyne, Queens — 17 November 2001...

What happened at WTC 7 — 11 September 2001...

• The misadventures of Pope John Paul II in Holland, 1985...

George W. Bush was not elected.... — November 2000

Amtrak is not an effective mode of transportation.... — 2007

• Is there no organized leftist politics anywhere?... — December 2004

Britons mysteriously healthier than Americans... — JAMA study, May 2006

Mobile telephones get out the vote in Spain — March 2004

• The cost of the war in Iraq — 100,000 and counting... — October 2004

• What's the difference between Charles Haughey and an Aran Jumper?...

European prejudice, 2001...

• An unnecessary war for our own time — Autumn 2004

• Calculating exploitation of illegal labor...

Principles of civilizatiion...

• "Preemptive strike" — the sound of the other Republican-party shoe dropping...

• It shocks you — and you say nothing....

• The end of the American empire...