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Intimidation Once Again . . . Two Conversations concerning State harassment and more . . .
‘This has nothing to do with justice or fairness. This is an attempt to swamp our country and destroy it.'
With Pearse’s Knuckle at My Back
As the global assault on human freedom and the campaign to replace the Irish population with indifferent aliens enters its final phase, State intimidation escalates against those who have been truthfully describing the process and seeking to awaken the public to its implications. The latest escalation in this campaign of menacing has been a threat of prosecution against Gemma O’Doherty and me for two articles in the Irish Light newspaper, which for the past couple of years has been the sole printed source of truth in Irish society.
I have already documented this saga in several articles here on Unchained, but am posting here two conversations in which I discuss the background and nuances of what is happening and what it all might mean. The first of these conversations (linked below) is with Gemma O’Doherty herself, which goes into the timing, nature and meaning of this State harassment.
The other one is with Richie Allen, one of the stalwarts of the international guerrilla media, who has continued to provide a platform to dissident voices in this long and grinding war.
The title above, invoking the greatest of Irish heroes, Padraic Pearse (pictured as a teenager), relates to one of my utterances in the course of the conversation with Gemma, a repetition or paraphrasing of something I have said many times. From time to time, when I have become embroiled in some intense or ugly public controversy, or suffer some intense assault from or at the instructions of the vested interests seeking to steal or destroy our country, someone will ask me why I bother. My answer is always the same: I can feel the knuckles of my ancestors pushing into the small of my back. My reference to ‘ancestors’ may seem a little abstruse. I knew who they were: my father and mother, my grandmother, and behind them all the dead agrless ones that I never got to know except by reputation. When I defend the Irish Constitution, it is as much on their behalf as on behalf of my child or the as yet unborn or my neighbours. When I oppose some bunch of psychopaths attacking our sovereignty, peace or freedoms, the formation I received or inherited via these people is what impels me to do it. I am programmed, and could not shuck off that programming if, wishing to, I tried. When I place myself outside the mob or the tribe in order to assert some point or principle that seems to annoy just about everyone, it is because of what I have learned through my parents — communicated to them via their own parents, handed down as the immortal witness of the urgings and utterances of those ageless men and women who breathed their last before their time to give us the freedoms we have enjoyed all our livelong days. I do not do any of it for myself, but for those who have come and gone, and those who have yet to arrive. My duty, mission, job, is to ensure that, when these new sons and daughters of the ancient island of Ireland arrive, they will find a free and intact country, nation, homeland, awaiting their hopes and dreams and fancies.
You can access both conversations by clicking these links:
(My conversation with Richie starts at 1 hour and four minutes in.)
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