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Response to KatyMan (Reply #19)

Mon Apr 8, 2013, 05:40 PM

29. It may well have been

a mere slip of the tongue. I'm sure KM actually knows the difference, although sadly too many other Americans don't.

Funny thing: when individual retirement accounts first picked up speed in this country, I was walking along a NYC street minding my own business for once, and when I turned a corner I suddenly found myself face to face with a huge banner proclaiming 'I R A'. It was pure reflex that made me jump back and hug the nearest building. Now someone else that might've been out of place; in my world it was perfectly understandable, even though my relatives always sent money back home for the cause. Until the day he died, my uncle sent $500 every month like clockwork.

So anything that's said by anyone against the last best hope Ireland has for peace and reunification always raises my hackles. I'm not speaking to you, but to others who need to know. Those are my people, wherever they might be.

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