The repercussions of outing the truth
“there are murderers in Ireland but they’re not of Irish stock”
Two programmes aired on both British and Irish television have left both the British State and its ever loyal menial crony – Unionism red faced but still brass-necked.
Both in response have deviously attempted, along with the help of their various Unionist tabloid rags, to deflect their responsibility for a murder campaign that crossed over both sides of the British imposed border in Ireland, away from their own doorstep and in to the murky and unsanitary terrain of agents and agents provocateurs.
Thus attempting to throw the spotlight off themselves and train it on to the family members of British Security services personnel who lost their lives at the hands of Irish Republican terrorism. A contemptable effort to play on the sympathies of the bereaved in order to thwart the public’s perception of Britain’s true role throughout the Troubles in Ireland.
Through an unofficial security policy given the green light by Downing Street, and a policy where Irish Republican terrorist acts were directed by Britain’s agents, these family members now demand answers to their questions on the death and injuries sustained by their security force loved ones. But be aware, these loved ones most likely turned the other cheek when confronted with such information about the death of a Nationalist. It’s easier to run with the hounds than to hunt with the foxes but even hounds bite each other from time to time.
But the policy extended to Unionist paramilitaries also and who under the auspices and control of Britain’s security forces, murdered hundreds of Nationalists, quite a few with pleasure, who were in all respects British citizens: all without fear of prosecution and with the full knowledge of Downing street who’s approval pivoted on the fulcrum of ‘fine but don’t get caught’.
And in turn, Britain’s security force’s unofficial policy was fully embraced and supported by Unionism best expressed by Ken Maginnis when he responded to the shooting dead of Colm McGirr and Brian Campbell in Coalisland Co Tyrone by SAS personnel in 1983, “two swallows don’t make a summer”
Britain and Unionism’s role in the Northern Ireland conflict is now being re-evaluated. It’s stance of ‘piggy in the middle’ and who sits at the top of the victims' tree is quite clearly not only no longer acceptable or even believable, except of course to those who supported it, but a downright lie that they, the British and Unionism, held on to and continue to espouse.
Britain’s role is no longer one of mediator but actually one of partisan and as such the implications historically are very profound.
Unionism can no longer claim to hold the moral high ground nor lord it over republicans. They are no longer the sole victims but share a responsibility as State perpetrators of murder. Lady Hermon can take solace that she no longer has to carry the awful burden of the origins of her title - a title bestowed upon her from her husband's reward by the British State for murder - a heavy burden to carry indeed.
But, this is no longer a war of terrorism but an undeclared war against the Irish people, implemented under British civil law .... we’ve been here before! There can be no hierarchy of victims now nor no truth and reconciliation tribunal ... what a distasteful joke that would be!
Political parties here, such as the SDLP, need to fully account for their past and continuing role of support of the British State of Northern Ireland and its security forces. It is unacceptable to believe that they, Hume, Mallon and McGrady, Durkin, O'Donnell and Ritchie have walked the halls of Westminster for as long as they have and not heard the whispers? Turning your ear in the other direction makes you just as culpable as pulling the trigger.
In the South, Kenny’s nauseous and slavish appeasement of the British monarchy and his exploitation of Maria et al is now faltering and his gains in the polls could be lost. Shaking his head in disbelief at the loss of much gained support from hard toil, he will hope that some other stone turns up for him to throw at Sinn Fein before next year’s elections. There will be no quick election in the autumn now!
As regards republicans and Sinn Fein, the only aspect of the programmes to concern them now, is not what British Agents did in the past but how many British Agents remain active within Sinn Fein? The death of Donaldson and the fleeing of Scappattici certainly didn’t mark an end to British involvement in Sinn Fein and Poots of the DUP Arkrights, referred openly to this point on the floor of the Stormont Assembly, when he enquired who on the front benches of SF is beginning to squirm with these revelations? Gerry Kelly’s retort to Poots of the truth will out is not only derisible but coming from the Cabal is downright obnoxious. Just how many remain needs answered and the Cabal should be called to account!
Will the truth out over the Cabal’s involvement in paedaphilia (Liam Adams), rape (Maria Cahill) and murder (Joe O’Connor) or will they continue to adopt the tactics of their masters?
Dissident republicans who still advocate the armed struggle will be rubbing their hands at the recent revelations – their ranks will swell but as in the Provos, their British Agents from within, will continue to operate under the false guise of saving lives.
Today, grass roots republicans no longer find themselves alone under the umbrella of terrorism, as defined and raised by the British State. The rain of lies has stopped. The future’s bright, the future’s GREEN!
And if we are to believe The PSNI chief constable, Hamilton, who has sent dire warnings to SF of what is to come if his virtual vault is opened and all the files it contains are freely accessible then is it any wonder Poots is snarling. But a snarl that could just as easily be wiped off his face!