Thursday September 4, 2003 the Massachusetts State
Senate passed a resolution calling upon British
Prime Minister Tony Blair to hold democratic elections
in the North of Ireland. The resolution was
proposed by State Senator Steven A. Tolman (D-Boston)
at the request of the Boston chapter of the
IAUC and the AOH. The following letter was sent
in email format to Mr. John Philip Foley who currently
serves as the President of the Boston chapter of the
Irish American Unity Conference.
Friday September 5, 2003
We met recently, albeit briefly, outside Florian Hall
when Gerry Adams was in town to sell Stormont and
raise funds for his summer home in County Donegal
(or did he neglect to mention any of that?).
hope his spin and distortion of fact enabled all of
the Freak Staters, West Brits and Broy Harriers in
attendance to sleep well that night shrouded in the
myth that they really are Irish Republicans. It must
be nice to blindly follow personality rather than
boldly confront and adhere to principle. Gerry certainly
has typified the poacher turned gamekeeper and mastered
the slave mentality, wouldn't you agree?
the point: I write to you in response to the resolution
passed yesterday by the Massachusetts State Senate
calling for the further copper-fastening of an imperialist
Brit manufactured line of partition to the proclaimed
yet suppressed Irish Republic. Senator Steve Tolman
and IAUC/AOH member Dave Burke proclaim the value
of democracy and free elections. Funny, but what then
happened in November 1918? That was a free and democratic
All-Ireland election that returned the first Dail
Eireann which convened in 1919. Despite British brutality
and murder, the second All-Ireland Dail Eireann convened
in 1921 yet was subsequently and violently suppressed
by the British government and forces. Since that time,
Britain has divided our land and divided our people.
The ONLY impasse to peace in Ireland is the continued
British presence and involvement in Irish affairs.
resolution makes numerous references to an entity
called 'Northern Ireland'. I recognize no such animal
Mr. Foley. There is only Ireland - united, Gaelic
and free. For hundreds of years the national integrity
and sovereignty of Ireland has been denied by the
British Government. It is their venom that has infected
the minds of Irish and Irish-Americans such as yourself
into thinking that there is such a thing as 'Northern
Ireland'. It is that same venom that misdirects attention
and makes people think that elections are the impasse
am respectfully asking you Mr. Foley, what will it
take to show Irish and Irish-Americans like yourself
that the GFA is a failure and a mere sellout and return
to Stormont, that Gerry Adams and company have abandoned
the bedrock principles of Irish Republicanism, that
the true and only obstacle to peace in Ireland is
the continued British presence? What more proof do
you require? What more evidence do you need? Elections
are not going to solve the siege of Short Strand.
Elections are not going to restore political status.
Elections are not going to bring about the proclaimed
and fought for Republic.
- Get Out Of Ireland.
consider these thoughts before your next actions serve
merely to copper-fasten the British stranglehold on
Irish Freedom Committee
Tiocfaidh ar La. Beir Bua.
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