the Provos leaves out the bottom line. Disbanding
is not a theory but a proven concept that non-violent
protest and perseverance gets results. The American
Civil rights movement and the more rapid advancement
of minorities proves the veracity of this conclusion.
is no secret or surprise that Mr. Adams and company
can see that what works is better than what doesn't.
protest and unarmed picketing with full media coverage
gets people to act favorable to your cause when it
Gerry Adams thinks with an Irish intelligence gained
from hundreds of years of British oppression. He is
surrounded by others who are just as informed as himself.
True, the gains are slow in coming. They are, however,
being implemented step by non-violent step.
enough rope the British will hang themselves. Bloody
Sunday is a prime example. They have no other outlet
to vent their frustrations. It took over 400 years
to get a free state then a Republic. It should take
less than 200 to fully Unite that Republic.
by Unionists will change. There is an article in my
Scranton paper today that describes the Scotch/Irish
who settled Appalachia, Pennsylvania, down through
Georgia. They are almost exclusively Protestant. How
they differ from Unionists in N. Ireland is that they
proudly refer to themselves as Irish, not British.
They helped defeat the British and offer allegiance
to no King or Potentate.
in the American Civil war, Irish Brigade fought Irish
Brigade. National Irish pride was and is today their
is just a shame that the British surrendered before
John Barry could take the new American Navy to finish
bottom line is that today the non-violent army will
eventually win and finally bring closure to the fact
that a compassionate Irish Army didn't want to massacre
a bunch of teenage apprentice boys afraid of losing
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