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Time for world’s political leaders to show vision and leadership

In examining the future we must look to the past. As we watch the media today we are spoon fed more and more propaganda and fear of the unknown, that we should be afraid of the unknown and have full faith that our government is keeping us safe from the unknown.

Confusion still surrounds treatment of Bethany Home babies

IN RESPONSE to M Hayes – ‘Derogatory comments deliberately used to stir-up anti-Catholic hatred’ (September 11) – Protestant Churches have avoided legal responsibility for abuse, but this cannot be said for their moral responsibility.

Real mistake to think Brexit is main factor driving interest in united Ireland

So Alex Kane in his article – ‘Sinn Fein know there is nothing certain about a united Ireland’ (September 21) – believed the sixty something man who chuckled to him, ‘One thing is sure, Mr Kane, if we don’t get Irish unity when the odds seem so much in our favour, then it’ll be another generation before an opportunity as good as this one comes along’ with him was necessarily being serious, taking the aside hopefully to heart as meaning that should a united Ireland not materialise in the post-Brexit period then that, as unionists openly hope, would be that for a long, long time.

Pejorative language suggests particular animus against Israel

May I thank Antán Ó Dála an Rí for his excellent letter – ‘Adopting the usual Zionist position’ (September 14) – in which he implicitly confirms what I had written by being forced to resort to the well-known debating trick, so beloved of barristers, that “when you have no answer to your opponent’s arguments, disparage your opponent”.

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