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Digest – Feb 2 2010

You know how we roll on Sunday nights/Monday mornings…

- HOME

Constantin Gurdgiev asks is Anglo riskier than Nama?

If you have ten minutes, read this speech made to a near-empty Dáil chamber by Fergus O’Dowd.

Edward McGarr of McGarr Solicitors on the DCC/Flavin stuff.

Formal submissions by TCD students to Oireachtas Committee on Electoral Reform.

Dublin Opinion drew my attention to this quite interesting theory.

The new 30kph speed limit in Dublin city centre is causing quite a stir. This post by Ferdinand von Prondzynski is a good round-up, the comments reflect the public feeling. Gerard O’Neill also writes on the topic. I’m in agreement with those who want to limit lifted.

Fair play to John Gormley for sticking to his guns… on one thing at least.

- WORLD

Sociological Images on how designs of toys inscribe gender roles.

Spencer Ackerman on the depth of official Pakistani anger at the US.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is offended. He’s also a ridiculously articulate man. Comments are always worth reading over there too.

- OTHER

Jon Stewart is too good. The was on Fox News’s O’Reilly Factor with Bill O’Reilly this week; top notch TV.

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    […] props to Deputy Fergus O’Dowd, whom I’ve drawn attention to here in the past. There are good Irish politicians, it’s something I think many of us, myself […]



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