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Originally posted by armahibee armahibee wrote:

Jesus poor Marty looks ill...no way he can hold down the dfm post? Who's to replace him,??


Pearse Doherty should go North
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Foster should have stood aside. Foolish on her part.

This is smart from Sinn Fein: they are hoping that those DUP assembly members who think their seats might be at risk (given this scandal *and* the decrease in the number of MLAs after the next election) there could be a number of DUP MLAs who want to knife her, to save their own hides.

There are very real dangers for the DUP of losing a seat (or more than one, in some cases) in East Antrim, South Antrim, North Belfast, South Belfast, East Belfast, North Down, Mid Ulster and a few more. The sitting MLAs won't want to lose a their seats and a healthy income. A lot of her own MLAs right now will be putting out feelers to see who is up for shafting her. They have a week so it might happen yet if a substantial number of DUP MLAs are motivated by self-preservation. Get rid of her as leader, agree to nominate another first minister and then the ball is back in Sinn Fein's court.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote armahibee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Jan 2017 at 6:32pm
Originally posted by Trap junior Trap junior wrote:

Originally posted by armahibee armahibee wrote:

Jesus poor Marty looks ill...no way he can hold down the dfm post? Who's to replace him,??


Pearse Doherty should go North


I'd take that myself, reinforces the all Ireland structure of the Party but I can't see it happening. Sinn fein still have too much work to do down south. I'd like too see Gerry Kelly take it purely to wind up the unionists.
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Despite knowing Martin McGuinness was ill, it was still a shock and quite upsetting to see him appearing so frail on the news there.

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Originally posted by sid waddell sid waddell wrote:

Despite knowing Martin McGuinness was ill, it was still a shock and quite upsetting to see him appearing so frail on the news there.

A great, great Irishman and always a man of principle. 


Couldn't agree more! Always was more likable than Adams. I voted for him in the presidential election. Difficult looking at him in that poor state on the news. I hope he beats this illness and retires immediately. He owes the country nothing at this stage
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I still struggle to get over the fact that he had a direct hand in killing people. 
I do admire the journey he has gone on though in the same way that I do for the likes of Peter Robinson and Ian Paisley even if their politics is totally different to mine. 
I do think McGuinness has done a good job in the deputy first minister role. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote horsebox Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Jan 2017 at 7:06pm
Originally posted by armahibee armahibee wrote:

Originally posted by Trap junior Trap junior wrote:

Originally posted by armahibee armahibee wrote:

Jesus poor Marty looks ill...no way he can hold down the dfm post? Who's to replace him,??


Pearse Doherty should go North


I'd take that myself, reinforces the all Ireland structure of the Party but I can't see it happening. Sinn fein still have too much work to do down south. I'd like too see Gerry Kelly take it purely to wind up the unionists.




I f**king love Gerry Kelly. He gets under their skin to much.

I'd say Ó Muilleoir might get it though.
     
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Originally posted by Borussia Borussia wrote:

I still struggle to get over the fact that he had a direct hand in killing people. 
I do admire the journey he has gone on though in the same way that I do for the likes of Peter Robinson and Ian Paisley even if their politics is totally different to mine. 
I do think McGuinness has done a good job in the deputy first minister role. 


The head of every country kills people. You only need to look at the UK's history in the middle east over the last few decades? The death toll of civilians must be in the millions at this stage.

What has Robinson or Paisley done that you like? apart from watching some kid f**k his wife.

Paisley was one of the main instigators of the Troubles in the North ffs.




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The head of every country kills people. 



They don't. They really don't.
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Originally posted by horsebox horsebox wrote:

Originally posted by Borussia Borussia wrote:

I still struggle to get over the fact that he had a direct hand in killing people. 
I do admire the journey he has gone on though in the same way that I do for the likes of Peter Robinson and Ian Paisley even if their politics is totally different to mine. 
I do think McGuinness has done a good job in the deputy first minister role. 


The head of every country kills people. You only need to look at the UK's history in the middle east over the last few decades? The death toll of civilians must be in the millions at this stage.

What has Robinson or Paisley done that you like? apart from watching some kid f**k his wife.

Paisley was one of the main instigators of the Troubles in the North ffs.



Yeah, Paisley was a nasty, dangerous individual for many years yet towards the end of his political life he appeared to be a lot more "inclusive" in his views. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote horsebox Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Jan 2017 at 7:17pm
Originally posted by Borussia Borussia wrote:

Originally posted by horsebox horsebox wrote:

Originally posted by Borussia Borussia wrote:

I still struggle to get over the fact that he had a direct hand in killing people. 
I do admire the journey he has gone on though in the same way that I do for the likes of Peter Robinson and Ian Paisley even if their politics is totally different to mine. 
I do think McGuinness has done a good job in the deputy first minister role. 


The head of every country kills people. You only need to look at the UK's history in the middle east over the last few decades? The death toll of civilians must be in the millions at this stage.

What has Robinson or Paisley done that you like? apart from watching some kid f**k his wife.

Paisley was one of the main instigators of the Troubles in the North ffs.




Yeah, Paisley was a nasty, dangerous individual for many years yet towards the end of his political life he appeared to be a lot more "inclusive" in his views. 


Yep,

Probably trying to improve his image of his legacy.

     
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Originally posted by horsebox horsebox wrote:

Originally posted by Borussia Borussia wrote:

Originally posted by horsebox horsebox wrote:

Originally posted by Borussia Borussia wrote:

I still struggle to get over the fact that he had a direct hand in killing people. 
I do admire the journey he has gone on though in the same way that I do for the likes of Peter Robinson and Ian Paisley even if their politics is totally different to mine. 
I do think McGuinness has done a good job in the deputy first minister role. 


The head of every country kills people. You only need to look at the UK's history in the middle east over the last few decades? The death toll of civilians must be in the millions at this stage.

What has Robinson or Paisley done that you like? apart from watching some kid f**k his wife.

Paisley was one of the main instigators of the Troubles in the North ffs.




Yeah, Paisley was a nasty, dangerous individual for many years yet towards the end of his political life he appeared to be a lot more "inclusive" in his views. 


Yep,

Probably trying to improve his image of his legacy.


Very possibly so.

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A strong woman would be the ideal DFM and do wonders for Sinn Fein.
Difficult to know who that could be.
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Shocked to see how ill Martin McGuinness looked & sounded. Whatever your political persuasion, always difficult to see someone struggle with his health in such a short period of time.  
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A strong woman would be the ideal DFM and do wonders for Sinn Fein.
Difficult to know who that could be.

Michelle O'Neill, Caral ni Chuilin, Michelle Gildermew. Megan fearon in future
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Originally posted by armahibee armahibee wrote:

Originally posted by Trap junior Trap junior wrote:

Originally posted by armahibee armahibee wrote:

Jesus poor Marty looks ill...no way he can hold down the dfm post? Who's to replace him,??


Pearse Doherty should go North


I'd take that myself, reinforces the all Ireland structure of the Party but I can't see it happening. Sinn fein still have too much work to do down south. I'd like too see Gerry Kelly take it purely to wind up the unionists.

Gerry Kelly is some craic and is genuinely really funny, bit of a wind up merchant too. Was at a talk about the maze prison escape few months ago and he was some value!
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I'd say he was planning on going soon and this is the right opportunity.
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DUP statement.

I am disappointed that Martin McGuinness has chosen to take the position he has today.

His actions have meant that, at precisely the time we need our Government to be active, we will have no government and no way to resolve the RHI problems.

It is clear that Sinn Fein’s actions are not principled they are political.

Let me make it clear the DUP will always defend unionism and stand up for what is best for Northern Ireland and it appears from the Deputy First Minister’s resignation letter that is what annoys Sinn Fein the most.


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