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The Seanad Referendum: Why I’m Voting “Yes”

It will come as no surprise to regular readers to find out that I am planning to vote “Yes” to the Seanad Abolition referendum this coming Friday. It was, for me, an easy decision to come to, as I have … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Petraeus Gets Ready

So, General Petraeus has given testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee on his opinions and plans for Afghanistan in the coming year. The highlights: -The July 2011 deadline is only the beginning of the withdrawals not the “abandon ship” date some … Continue reading

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