Belfast Agreement instutionalised sectarianism and
through its continual existence especially via the
recent Stormont election the polarization between
the nationalist and unionist positions has reached
a new high.
key question is whether Ian Paisley the founder and
present leader of the so called Democratic Unionist
Party has the control of the party as he once had
or is the younger elements like Robinson and Dodds
slowly removing Paisley's crown.
so then as politicians lacking biblical authority
they may well live up to being true adherents of the
science of the possible and in turn agree to work
however they speak from the same and well worn bigotry
volume as the reverend Dr. then the Provos leadership
strategy has met with a terminal decline.
as opponents of the agreement we should be jumping
for joy arising from recent developments but as disunited
'dissidents' we are not in a position to capitalise
from the reality.
too long many have intellectualised and forgot the
art of marching,etc,under the banner of 'united we
stand- divided we fall'.
as one can reckon if its ultimate demise is replaced
with joint authority unfortunately in the name of
that ' authority' partition may well become a permanent
fact joint authority would be a more dangerous obstacle
than the Belfast Agreement to the realization of progressive
political and social policies for the welfare of the
raises the question is it not about time that we so
called 'dissidents' whether we belong to a party or
not convene and discuss the options which we have
(if any) and then activate an agreed strategy.
does not imply a melt down of ones political identity
nor does it imply the evolution of a talking shop
but it does imply a process of extra- parliamentary
street politics. In other words let us activate our
agreed ideas before it is too late. Let us act now
in opposition to the advent of possible joint authority.
exercise will at least do us good politically for
there are those out there awaiting some form of leadership.
And even if we can only activate a few in the streets
initially let us bear in mind the wisdom contained
within the expression of the 1848 republican, William
Rooney, that: 'the single seed eventually fills the
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