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Jason O'Mahony

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Republicans issue tearful grovelling apology to Nethanyahu over inability to nominate him for president. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Days, 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
A blazing row has broken out in the GOP over the issue of whether the prime minister of Israel, Binyamin Nethanyahu, can be nominated as the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. Rep. Jefferson Davis Cottonking (R-Alabama 3) has attacked party col...
RIP Leonard Nimoy NEW
Jason O'Mahony 3 Days, 13 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Pick a star, and head on ’til morning.  ...
Voldemort declares war on “evil” ISIS. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 5 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Voldemort, the dark wizard, has announced that he is declaring war on the fanatical extremists of ISIS. A spokeswizard said: “These people aren’t just, you know, baddies like me. They’re a disease, a cancer on the planet, a death cu...
Crisis: a nuclear attack on Israel. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Week, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
The weapon, later identified as a 40 mega-ton former Soviet warhead, detonated just as the new Knesset began proceedings. In a flash, Israel’s administrative capital, political leadership and just under three quarters of a million Israelis died...
When Greece left the Euro. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
In the end, it came down to that much ballyhooed phrase, “national sovereignty”. For all the technical arguments between the Syriza government and its EU partners, the Greeks needed money and the rest of Europe didn’t believe it wou...
Open Channel D!* NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
It was with huge excitement that I saw the first trailer for Guy Ritchie’s 1960s spy caper “The Man from UNCLE” released this week. In the early 1980s, this then 12 year old was fascinated by a TV show that had been off the air...
Before Blair/Brown, there was Hawke/Keating. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Picture the scene: a charismatic immensely popular Labour party leader leads his reformist, centrist party into power, having first agreed with his talented finance spokesperson that he’d step down after two terms in favour of him to succe...
Irish LGBT community to get tax cut in event of Marriage Equality No vote. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
The Irish Department of Finance has confirmed that in the event of a No vote in May’s Marriage Equality referendum legislation will be brought forward to give a special LGBT tax free allowance. A spokesperson said: “Our lawyers have been...
New Zealand politics: worth a look. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
This is the first part of a documentary series about the political revolution brought about in New Zealand in the 1980s, when a new Labour government, faced with economic ruin caused by its conservative neo-Gaullist predecessor, brought about some of...
Paul Murphy attacks Gardai for not beating him up. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Socialist Party Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has lashed out at the Garda Siochana for treating him courteously and respecting his civil rights following an arrest earlier today. Addressing a group of working class supporters who didn’...
Time to privatise the war against ISIS? NEW
Jason O'Mahony 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Much and all as we agree that ISIS is a threat not just to global security but actual global sanity, we have to admit a problem. Iraq and Afghanistan have completely wiped the willingness of the west to get into boots-on-the-ground  op...
Sinn Fein/Tories call for descendents from “good families” to be given political privilege. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Sinn Fein/The British Conservative and Union Party (delete as appropriate) have defended the rights of people descended from famous ancestors to be given special treatment above that of ordinary citizens not sharing a famous bloodline. A spokesp...
Republicans to impeach Obama for not implementing Muslim Socialist Atheist dictatorship. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The leadership of the GOP on Capitol Hill has announced that it will initiate articles of impeachment against the president on the grounds of breach of trust. RNC Spokesperson Charles Mayflower-Brooks III told us: “This president made a tacit c...
Why do Irish social conservatives accept defeat so easily? NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
It’s a political stereotype to paint conservatives as rugged and liberals as effete. The reality, at least in Ireland, is somewhat different. When Irish liberals lost the 1986 divorce referendum, they didn’t accept it as a settled matter,...
Splendid Isolation? NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Supposing, after the terrible events of 9/11, the United States had acted differently. Imagine if it had worked to improve its intelligence and internal security capacity, but not launched the War on Terror. Instead, it deployed special forces discre...
Fox News condemns lack of gun deaths in Europe as proof of European softness on terrorism. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 7 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The US Fox News Channel has lashed out at Europeans for being soft on terrorism by not permitting Europeans to buy assault rifles. Speaking on FNC’s morning show, “Bibles & Bagels”, presenters Jon Blowdry and Leeza Findhusband m...
We have been here before. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Amidst the debate over recent events in France, there’s been, particularly online, a sub-text. In short, it’s summarised as “Yes, we know all Muslims aren’t terrorists, but…” The Irish have an insight into the thi...
Charlie Hebdo NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
As a general rule, there’s something pretty obnoxious about setting out to insult someone else’s religious beliefs. In a free society, one has a right to do it. But good manners sometimes dictates that you keep your opinion to yourself. W...
Great TV: The Trip. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
“The Trip”, and its sequel “The Trip to Italy”, is almost certainly a very Marmite-y TV series, in that you either loved it or it just left you cold. I have to admit to loving it, but I suspect that’s more to do with the...
Cameron to beat immigrant to death live on Coronation Street in bid to win over UKIP voters. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 6 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Prime Minister Cameron has confirmed that he will torture and kill a foreigner live on the nation’s favourite soap during the election campaign. Sources close to Tory headquarters have suggested that the measure may help to reassure Tory voters...