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Re: Ireland, Plantation, Terrorism
At 03:22 03/10/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I joined the list some months ago and have read the various messages each
>day, sometimes fascinated and sometimes in disbelief and despair at the
>topics. I have not yet felt it appropriate to contribute (some of you
>guys are very learned about your subjects!). Now I do feel qualified ...
>I am 42 now and was brought up in Northern Ireland though I now live in
>London. I have therefore from the age of eleven "experienced" the
>"Troubles" first hand. More particularly so as my father was a police
>officer. I just want to say that Iain Laird's message is so spot
>on. Yes, we have been engulfed by Terrorism. For me that is the use of
>force against the democratically expressed wishes of the
>majority. Ireland will be united one day I expect but it should only come
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