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The threat of Ulster Unionist fragmentation

David Ervine, one of the mainstays of progressive Unionism before he died prematurely, used to decry the tendency of people in his East Belfast community to look at their boots, rather than at the sky; to look down rather than up, to think about how bad things are instead of how good they could be. […]

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Why the Republicans Will Continue to Oppose Obama on Immigration

The Republicans found themselves wrongfooted by the nation’s changing ethnic demography in the election, but endorsing a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants may carry more risks than rewards for the GOP. Across the blogosphere, commentators of all political stripes are pointing to the advantage which the unprecedented minority vote gave to Obama in both […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 27.09.12

BBC News: High court judge halts Abu Hamza’s extradition to the United States. ‘A High Court judge has halted the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri to the US on terror charges after the cleric launched a last-ditch appeal. An injunction temporarily stops the removal of the radical cleric and another suspect from the UK and is the […]

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