‘Political Football’ by Kyle Paisley

  Poor old Sepp Blatter has had to give up, That big job at FIFA he couldn’t keep up. Scandal, bad feeling and talk of corruption, Would sooner or later have caused an eruption Of tempers and trouble – what awful division Was sure to have come without his resignation! Some rivals in football are…

Is it moral to recruit people already with blood on their hands and put them on the payroll of the state? – Asks Kyle Paisley

Britain’s Secret Terror Deals was compelling viewing, and an excellent piece of investigative journalism by Darragh McIntyre. It was thorough. It was convincing. Although people in Northern Ireland are well acquainted with the controversial issue of collusion, it can do no harm to keep the matter before them. Fresh revelations will strengthen the desire and…

‘Our Jamie’ leading what?’ by Kyle Paisley

  The interview in the Belfast Telegraph with Jamie Bryson reveals a mind that is at sixes and sevens. To begin with, Mr Bryson tells us that “mandatory coalition is against democracy.” But a democracy is “a system of government in which all the people of state… are involved in making decisions about its affairs,…

Kyle Paisley on melting DUP/Sinn Fein frostiness

    The importance of political relationships was highlighted this week in Mark Carruther’s interview with Nigel Dodds and Martin McGuinness, when reference was made to the “frostiness” that exists between their respective party’s MEPS – Dianne Dodds and Martina Anderson. Honest men don’t doubt the great difficulty involved in building better relationships, especially in…