Sectarian priest blames Newspaper for Secretary of State snub.

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Looks like those yanks were put in their box by he secretary of state and then they have the stupidity to blame the most popular Northern Ireland daily newspaper.
Talk about shooting yourselves in the foot, but as they are white Americans, I reckon they take offence at the paper being printed in black and white.
Irish-American lobby body chief blames Belfast Telegraph after being snubbed by Brokenshire in US - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
Very small and insignificant group in the States, generally SF/IRA linked. Very few know they exist, including Americans of Irish extraction. McManus is from Fermanagh with strong ties to old school socialist republicanism and the IRA. His brother was killed in the Troubles as an IRA man.
 

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That paper is given away free in a lot of places in Tyrone. That is why they always talk about readership not how many is sold. Not that popular.
McFly,
Given away in a lot of places in Tyrone, its not a free newspaper.
What places do they get it free?
 

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Very small and insignificant group in the States, generally SF/IRA linked. Very few know they exist, including Americans of Irish extraction. McManus is from Fermanagh with strong ties to old school socialist republicanism and the IRA. His brother was killed in the Troubles as an IRA man.
He certainly supported the Provies and would be very much a hardliner in the Shinner camp, but has he ever said anything pro-Socialist, for instance supporting the Nicaraguan government in the 1980s against Yankee funded butchers?
 

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Very small and insignificant group in the States, generally SF/IRA linked. Very few know they exist, including Americans of Irish extraction. McManus is from Fermanagh with strong ties to old school socialist republicanism and the IRA. His brother was killed in the Troubles as an IRA man.
His other brother was mp for Fermanagh south Tyrone in the early seventies
 

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I thought that caucus lot had disappeared years ago.
 

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Incidentally - McManus looks as if he is heading out for a night on the town with Vito Spatafore...



Some hypocrite - plays on being Father McManus, when his church benefited hugely from the British Empire and colonialism, while whipping up indignation about the UK amongst people of Irish descent living in the Stolen lands of America .....
 

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I thought that caucus lot had disappeared years ago.
no, you're mixed up there,
you're thinking of Stickie SF/IRA, which "disappeared years ago",
was subsumed into, & took over your Labour Party.
 

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You want your free copy :
McfLy,
You said they were given away in a lot of places in Tyrone.
I say yet again you are taking the SF mantra and lying as you cannot name them.
 

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True!!!!!!!!!! :
McFly,
why do you have to lie so often. Are you not embarrassed by all the times I have caught you out with the stupid things you have posted, or for once are you going to back up your accusations?
 

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That's right...good memory....the Unity Party that also had Bernadette Devlin, right?
I'm not sure where you found that but I think it is a misconception. Frank McManus, (I've come across him on a few occasions, and am personally not fond of him tbh), was a founder member of the IIP (Irish Independence Party) in the 1970's. It was a more conservative nationalist party than the SDLP. The SDLP at that time was a lot more socialist in outlook then than it is now of course, with its dominant economic stance being dictated by old style trade unionists like Gerry Fitt and Paddy Devlin.
Bernadette Devlin was far to the left of even them, closer in fact to the PBP Trotskyite nutters. She'd never have joined IIP - she'd have joined the TACA era Fianna Fail as soon. :)
 

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