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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1230 on: March 30, 2019, 01:21:20 PM »
There are two power brokers in this state, both of them have not bothered to represent their voters. The DUP have come to power out of fear. Their voters have bought into that fear of losing N.I and will continue to vote them in regardless.

SF would have been like the PUP when they started politically, not many voters but since the peace process they are now the main political nationalist/republican party, youre still at least 2 generations away from where middle road prods would even consider looking at the benefits of a UI vote.

Everyone knows how corrupt the DUP are but what are the alternatives for loyalists/Unionists? If they have a choice between allowing the DUP to continue with the shambles of Stormont and voting a party dead set against a UI then itís a no brainier. And I canít see any change in that in my life time sadly

Alliance are a real alternative as ultimately they are a unionist party. Uup a bit like sdlp in that they donít seem particularly relevant any more. A lack of nationalist alternatives to sf a bigger issue imo.

To me, SF have nothing to offer anybody so maybe a nationalist alternative would be not to vote.

What about Francie Brollyís new party?

What's a 'nationalist alternative'?

Anything better than what we currently have?
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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1231 on: March 30, 2019, 01:54:44 PM »
There are nationalist alternatives but people donít vote for them. Generally because theyíre shite.


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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1232 on: March 30, 2019, 02:15:25 PM »
Nothing will change until people stop voting green or orange. Naomi Long head and shoulders above anyone else in N.I. ....IMHO.

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1233 on: March 30, 2019, 02:57:55 PM »
There are two power brokers in this state, both of them have not bothered to represent their voters. The DUP have come to power out of fear. Their voters have bought into that fear of losing N.I and will continue to vote them in regardless.

SF would have been like the PUP when they started politically, not many voters but since the peace process they are now the main political nationalist/republican party, youre still at least 2 generations away from where middle road prods would even consider looking at the benefits of a UI vote.

Everyone knows how corrupt the DUP are but what are the alternatives for loyalists/Unionists? If they have a choice between allowing the DUP to continue with the shambles of Stormont and voting a party dead set against a UI then itís a no brainier. And I canít see any change in that in my life time sadly

Alliance are a real alternative as ultimately they are a unionist party. Uup a bit like sdlp in that they donít seem particularly relevant any more. A lack of nationalist alternatives to sf a bigger issue imo.

To me, SF have nothing to offer anybody so maybe a nationalist alternative would be not to vote.

What about Francie Brollyís new party?

What's a 'nationalist alternative'?

Anything better than what we currently have?

Be more specific lads - what do we want?

Like Brexit - we don't want this or we don't want that but what do we want?

What are we, as nationalists, looking for in 2019?

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1234 on: March 30, 2019, 04:39:34 PM »
A viable nationalist party who arenít sf :)

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1235 on: March 30, 2019, 06:29:29 PM »
Definitely not SF.....they who delivered Tory austerity....yet claim they are for the people.
Vote Alliance and see how it pans out.

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1236 on: March 30, 2019, 07:29:14 PM »
There are two power brokers in this state, both of them have not bothered to represent their voters. The DUP have come to power out of fear. Their voters have bought into that fear of losing N.I and will continue to vote them in regardless.

SF would have been like the PUP when they started politically, not many voters but since the peace process they are now the main political nationalist/republican party, youre still at least 2 generations away from where middle road prods would even consider looking at the benefits of a UI vote.

Everyone knows how corrupt the DUP are but what are the alternatives for loyalists/Unionists? If they have a choice between allowing the DUP to continue with the shambles of Stormont and voting a party dead set against a UI then itís a no brainier. And I canít see any change in that in my life time sadly

Alliance are a real alternative as ultimately they are a unionist party. Uup a bit like sdlp in that they donít seem particularly relevant any more. A lack of nationalist alternatives to sf a bigger issue imo.

To me, SF have nothing to offer anybody so maybe a nationalist alternative would be not to vote.

What about Francie Brollyís new party?

Not voting wont achieve anything. Pick a party even if it is the least bad one or no-hoppers but dont not vote

Look what voting has got us. Two parties of arseholes who do feck all. Never did or never will. Why would anyone bother their hole going to vote when you see what we have right now?

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Re: Official Irish Football Association Thread (Northern Ireland)
« Reply #1237 on: March 30, 2019, 07:34:49 PM »
There are two power brokers in this state, both of them have not bothered to represent their voters. The DUP have come to power out of fear. Their voters have bought into that fear of losing N.I and will continue to vote them in regardless.

SF would have been like the PUP when they started politically, not many voters but since the peace process they are now the main political nationalist/republican party, youre still at least 2 generations away from where middle road prods would even consider looking at the benefits of a UI vote.

Everyone knows how corrupt the DUP are but what are the alternatives for loyalists/Unionists? If they have a choice between allowing the DUP to continue with the shambles of Stormont and voting a party dead set against a UI then itís a no brainier. And I canít see any change in that in my life time sadly

Alliance are a real alternative as ultimately they are a unionist party. Uup a bit like sdlp in that they donít seem particularly relevant any more. A lack of nationalist alternatives to sf a bigger issue imo.

To me, SF have nothing to offer anybody so maybe a nationalist alternative would be not to vote.

What about Francie Brollyís new party?

What's a 'nationalist alternative'?

Anything better than what we currently have?

Be more specific lads - what do we want?

Like Brexit - we don't want this or we don't want that but what do we want?

What are we, as nationalists, looking for in 2019?

Well if nationalists dont vote the the sos can just keep saying no evidence of need for border poll.