“THE MEN who have led Ireland for 25 years have done evil, and they are bankrupt. They are bankrupt in policy, bankrupt in credit, bankrupt now even in words. They have nothing to propose to Ireland, no way of wisdom, no counsel of courage. When they speak, they speak only untruth and blasphemy. Their utterances are no longer the utterances of men. They are the mumblings and the gibberings of lost souls.” —Padraic Pearse, 1915. From Fintan O’Toole’s magnificent ‘National interest’ the last refuge of ruling class.
- johnl: In other sectarian news, "The Israeli cabinet backs a controversial bill that would require any non-Jews seeking citizenship to pledge loyalty to the country as a Jewish state."
- pfm: in other sectarian news, "Israel"