So it's been confirmed Martin McGuinness is to attend a state banquet hosted by the British Queen, as they say, very little shocks me!!!
|Stuffed Quail anyone?|
Gerry Adams in response to the news stated that 'While Martin McGuinness’s involvement in President Higgins’s state visit may 'not be welcome by opponents of change', it is yet another example of Sinn Féin’s commitment to an inclusive future based on tolerance and equality.'
Opponents of change who might they be? Would these be people with long memories? People who bear a cross, people who bear scars or just people who can look beyond state banquets and see the state we are in?
|An opponent of change?|
Just maybe people would object to a so called socialist lording it up with the toffs as the people from his home town suffer from the highest rate of unemployment in the north. A place were many during the harsh winter months are forced to choose between heating and eating?
Could it be that the very notion of a monarchy is anti democratic?
|Murdered for seeking change!|
Could it be that people are disgusted that this is the same womanwho decorated the paras after they murdered people on the streets of his home town in 1972?
Queen Elizabeth II is the world's primary feudal landowner is. She is Queen of 32 countries, head of a Commonwealth of 54 countries in which a quarter of the world's population lives, and legal owner of about 6.6 billion acres of land, one-sixth of the earth's land surface. With a net worth of hundreds of millions of pounds, yet her lavish lifestyle is funded by taxpayers. No minimum wage there Martin!
The British queen is the 'defender of the faith' – not representative of a multi cultural, multi faith society.
I personally couldn't care less who Martin McGuinness has dinner with however I would ask that he and his party president accept that people have different opinions for different reasons. There seems to be an inherent need within Sinn Fein to label people who have a different view point from their party machine, however I'm much too polite, but what I will say is some people are living in 'cloud cuckoo land.'