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Ireland's Future
Jim J. Kane and Barbara Green

The future of Ireland will be decided this November not by politicians but by the people who care enough to leave their homes and cast their vote for a person and party who they believe will work together to find a final solution to the vast problems which affect them and their future.

As they take ballot in hand they must never forget the past and what is has done to divide a people. Together Catholics, Protestants, Loyalists and Republicans can voice their opinion, elect those who will listen to their voices and make a change for the better of all peoples.

It is not politicians who govern a country or a people, but it is people who govern those they place in office. For to long now their voices were silent when they called for an end to violence, called for a completion of the Good Friday Agreement, yet all they receive are promises as one political party tries to outdo the other.

Guns on all sides are still not fully decommissioned, not all have joined the PSNI Board. You can't change a problem if you are part of the problem and the way to change problems is to be part of the board to voice your opinion, discuss the situations and have a vote and not merely sitting outside criticising what can be changed by being part of the solution.

For the greater good of all people of Northern Ireland, vote the person you feel who will represent the voice of the people. It is your right as a citizen to express your views and what better than to speak with the ballot box. Your future and the future of your children are in your hands this election. Only you can change the future but to do that you must vote.







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